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NVIDIA Expands Market Penetration with New Toshiba Satellite Design Wins


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NVIDIA Corporation
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SANTA CLARA, CA—SEPTEMBER 24, 2002—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today announced that the Company’s mobile graphics processing units (GPUs), including the GeForce™4 440 Go and GeForce4 420 Go, are now available in value and performance notebooks from the Computer Systems Group (CSG) of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc.  With this announcement, NVIDIA mobile GPUs now power systems in the Satellite line of notebooks ranging from Toshiba’s ultimate multimedia machines, the Satellite 5100 series, to the value segment’s Satellite 1400 series.

“The NVIDIA GeForce4 Go family of GPUs allows our customers to experience breakthrough 3D graphics performance—enhancing multimedia applications for work and play,” said Oscar Koenders, vice president of product marketing and worldwide product planning, Toshiba CSG. “Our customers demand the best in multimedia and we are pleased to extend the mobile graphics leadership of NVIDIA to our users.”

The GeForce4 420 Go mobile GPU has been selected for Toshiba’s Satellite 1415-S173; Satellite 1410-S173, and the Satellite 2410-S203 notebook PCs, announced today.   The GeForce4 Go family of GPUs features a revolutionary core of integrated technologies including advanced power saving techniques, a dedicated video processing engine for the industry’s best DVD and video playback, and an ultra efficient memory architecture.  Delivering awesome performance, the GeForce4 Go satisfies the multimedia requirements of today’s most demanding consumers.

“NVIDIA’s relationship with Toshiba, the world’s leading notebook manufacturer, has been a driving factor in our success in the notebook market,” said Jeff Fisher, executive vice president of worldwide sales at NVIDIA.  “The introduction of the GeForce4 420 Go into Toshiba’s immensely popular Satellite 1400 and 2400 series will deliver unheard of performance and value into these market segments.”

NVIDIA Corporation is a market leader in visual computing technology dedicated to creating products that enhance the interactive experience on consumer and professional computing platforms.  Its graphics and communications processors have broad market reach and are incorporated into a wide variety of computing platforms, including consumer digital-media PCs, enterprise PCs, professional workstations, digital content creation systems, notebook PCs, military navigation systems and video games consoles.  NVIDIA is headquartered in Santa Clara, California and employs more than 1,400 people worldwide.  For more information, visit the company’s Web site at

Certain statements in this press release, including the statements relating to the Company's performance expectations for NVIDIA's family of products and expectations of continued revenue growth, are forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause results to be materially different than expectations.  Such risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, manufacturing and other delays relating to new products, difficulties in the fabrication process and dependence of the Company on third-party manufacturers, general industry trends including cyclical trends in the PC and semiconductor industries, the impact of competitive products and pricing alternatives, market acceptance of the Company's new products, and the Company's dependence on third-party developers and publishers.  Investors are advised to read the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K and quarterly reports on Form 10-Q filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, particularly those sections entitled "Certain Business Risks," for a fuller discussion of these and other risks and uncertainties.

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