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NVIDIA GeForce4 GPUs Power NetVista Desktop Computers


IBM selects GeForce4 Ti 4200 and GeForce4 MX 420 GPUs for NetVista A Series PCs

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SANTA CLARA, CA — JULY 18, 2002 — NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today announced that its revolutionary GeForce™4 family of Graphics Processing Units (GPUs) will be featured in the IBMÒ NetVista™ series of desktop PCs.  IBM is configuring the NetVista A Series PCs with graphics cards based on the award-winning GeForce4 Ti 4200 and the highly-regarded GeForce4 MX 420 GPUs. 

“We are pleased to be providing our graphics solutions to IBM, a company whose name is synonymous with state-of-the-art technology,” said Jeff Fisher, executive vice president of worldwide sales at NVIDIA.  “GeForce4 products provide best-in class performance and cutting- edge features, making them ideal for the NetVista line.”

The GeForce4 Ti 4200 GPU is the latest addition to the GeForce4 product family and features the advanced nfiniteFX™ II Engine, superior Accuview Antialiasing™ technology and versatile nView™ multi-display technology.  With the ability to process over 113 million vertices per second, the GeForce4 Ti 4200 GPU has the processing power to render intricately detailed graphical environments, complete with radical visual effects and realistic, life-like character animations. 

The GeForce4 MX 420 GPU combines the power of the GeForce4 MX with cost-effective memory options to provide the most graphic horsepower for the dollar.  With advanced features such as nView multi-display technology, Lightspeed Memory Architecture II, and Accuview Antialiasing technology, the GeForce4 MX 420 delivers leading-edge graphics technology, performance and flexibility.
IBM NetVista computers featuring NVIDIA GeForce4 GPUs can be purchased online from IBM’s Web site at

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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