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New NVIDIA Mobile GPU Continues Design Win Momentum


GeForce4 Go GPUs Featured in New Toshiba Satellite Notebook PCs

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NVIDIA Corporation
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For Immediate Release:

SANTA CLARA, CA—OCTOBER 14, 2002—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today announced that the NVIDIA® GeForce™4 460 Go and GeForce4 440 Go mobile graphics processing units have has been selected for the Satellite® 5205-S503 and Satellite 1955-S803 notebook PCs, both from the Computer Systems Group (CSG) of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc.  The NVIDIA GeForce4 Go family of mobile GPUs delivers the industry’s best performance for the mainstream notebook market, featuring a revolutionary core of integrated features including NVIDIA’s PowerMizer™ technology for advanced power saving; a dedicated video processing engine for the industry’s best DVD and video playback; and an ultra efficient memory architecture for fast graphics performance. 

“The NVIDIA GeForce4 Go family of GPUs allows Satellite users to experience world-class 3D graphics performance—enhancing multimedia applications for work and play,” said Oscar Koenders, vice president of product marketing and worldwide product planning, Toshiba CSG. “We are pleased to extend our relationship with NVIDIA and the graphics leadership of the GeForce4 Go family even further with these new systems.”

With NVIDIA’s GeForce4 460 Go graphics processing unit and high-capacity DDR memory, the Satellite 5205-S503 notebook delivers outstanding graphic-display capabilities never before seen on a notebook, and the best performance watt metric of any mobile GPU available*.   The Satellite 1955-S803, featuring the GeForce4 440 Go, offers mobile users the benefits of a desktop system, including outstanding graphics, without sacrificing performance.  For more information on these systems please visit

“Toshiba’s continued support of the GeForce4 Go family is a testament to the growing popularity of NVIDIA’s mobile products,” said Jeff Fisher, executive vice president of worldwide sales with NVIDIA.  “Customers who purchase a Toshiba Satellite featuring one of NVIDIA’s GPUs look forward to having all the functionality of a desktop with the convenience and portability of the world’s most popular notebook design.”

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

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*Power measurements were taken on a Toshiba Satellite 5205-S503