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NVIDIA AGP 8X GPUs Selected by Fujitsu Siemens Computers


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LONDON, ENGLAND AND SANTA CLARA, CA—SEPTEMBER 25, 2002—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today announced that Fujitsu Siemens Computers (FSC), the leading European computing company, has selected the NVIDIA® GeForce™4 MX 440 with AGP 8X graphics processing unit (GPU) for its new line of AGP 8X-compatible computer systems.  Bringing its mainstream customers the performance necessary to take advantage of the latest graphics technology in 3D games and applications, FSC SCALEO 800S, SCALEO 600 and SCALEO 400 systems featuring the GeForce4 MX 440 with AGP 8X GPU are among the first available to feature the new AGP 8X technology.

“Rapid innovation is the key to staying on top of the computer industry, and FSC is consistently one of the first companies to implement new technologies,” said Jeff Fisher, executive vice president of worldwide sales at NVIDIA.  “Customers who buy one of FSC’s SCALEO computers featuring the GeForce4 MX 440 with AGP 8X GPU are equipped to get the most out of the 3D games and applications of today and tomorrow.”

“NVIDIA has once again demonstrated their graphics expertise by providing the best implementation of AGP 8X that we have seen,” said Peter Esser, Executive Vice President, Volume Products and Supply Operations Fujitsu Siemens Computers.  “The NVIDIA GeForce4 MX 440 with AGP 8X GPU offers excellent performance and unmatched stability on this new AGP bus technology.”

The NVIDIA GeForce4 MX 440 with AGP 8X GPU enables the performance necessary to enjoy state-of-the-art graphics and the most realistic visual environments on today’s 3D games and applications.  The GeForce4 MX’s video processing engine (VPE) facilitates smooth video streaming and flawless DVD playback.  GeForce4 MX GPUs feature NVIDIA’s nView™, a hardware and software display technology that provides the ultimate in multiple display flexibility and end-user control.  By incorporating NVIDIA’s innovative nView display technology with NVIDIA’s highly efficient Lightspeed Memory Architecture (LMA) II, and advanced Accuview Antialiasing™ technology, the GeForce4 MX GPUs represent the most feature-rich, cost-effective, and highly integrated family of GPUs available for the mainstream market. 

About Fujitsu Siemens Computers
Fujitsu Siemens Computers is the leading European computer company.  Serving the needs of large corporations, small- to medium-sized enterprises and consumers, the company operates in all key markets across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.  It offers a unique choice of world-class computer technology and innovative IT infrastructure solutions.  Embedded in a global cooperation, Fujitsu Siemens Computers takes advantage of the strengths and the innovative power of its parent companies Fujitsu Limited and Siemens AG.

“Powering the Information Age” is the company’s vision. Fujitsu Siemens Computers will enable people to freely access information and services anywhere and at any time with world-leading products, services and solutions, thus ensuring people’s success within a knowledge-based society.  The strategic direction is focused on Mobility and Business Critical Computing as the key drivers of the Information Age in the 21st century.

The company offers everything for enterprise computing, ranging from best-in-class Intel- and Unix-based servers to mainframes and enterprise storage solutions.  It is also one of the leading providers of notebooks, PDAs, workstations and PCs to business customers and is the No. 1 supplier of computers for home users in Europe.

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