NVIDIA GeForce4 Ti Upgrade Kits Now Available for Apple Power Mac G4 Desktops

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MACWORLD CONFERENCE & EXPO — NEW YORK, NY — JULY 17, 2002 —NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today announced that add-in boards featuring the Company’s award-winning GeForce™4 Ti Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) are now available in an upgrade kit from the online Apple Store at www.apple.com.  The stand-alone kit enables Macintosh users to upgrade the graphics processor on any AGP4X-compatible Power Mac G4 system they already own.

“Power Mac customers will be overjoyed with the opportunity to purchase the fastest and most feature-rich graphics solution available today, ” said Jeff Fisher, executive vice president of worldwide sales at NVIDIA.  “Harnessing the graphics processing power of the GeForce4 Ti GPU allows Macintosh users to push the 3D performance boundary in both home and corporate computing environments.”

“If you’re looking for the current state-of-the-art in Mac gaming and high-end 3D graphics rendering performance, it doesn’t get any better than the GeForce4 Ti,” said Peter Cohen, senior editor for MacCentral.com. 

The GeForce4 Ti GPU delivers 136M vertices per second of vertex processing power to drive incredibly sophisticated character animation in unbelievably detailed worlds.  The GeForce4 Ti card includes a 128MB frame buffer for support of the latest in games and pro applications.  It features dual monitor support and includes both the Apple Display Connector (ADC) for easy connection to Apple’s award-winning line of Flat panel displays and the Digital Visual Interface (DVI) connector for connection to standard third party displays.  The GeForce4 Ti GPU allows end users to experience immersive graphical environments, complete with radical visual effects and realistic, life like images.

NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq - NVDA), located in Santa Clara, CA, is the global leader in advanced graphics and multimedia processing technology for the consumer and professional computing markets.  Its 2D, 3D, video and multimedia capabilities make NVIDIA one of the premier semiconductor companies in the world. NVIDIA offers a wide range of products and services, delivering superior performance and crisp visual quality for PC-based applications such as manufacturing, science, e-business, entertainment and education.

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