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NVIDIA Quadro FX Series of Workstation Graphics Solutions Available Worldwide


NVIDIA Quadro FX Graphics Solutions Available through Leading Workstation System Integrators and Channel Distribution

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Derek Perez
NVIDIA Corporation
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SOLIDWORKS WORLD CONFERENCE—ORLANDO, FL—JANUARY 21, 2003—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today announced that the Company has secured design wins with the industry’s leading workstation system integrators and channel distribution partners, all of whom will be providing workstations and add-in cards based on the NVIDIA Quadro® FX professional graphics workstation solutions.  Introduced earlier today, the NVIDIA Quadro FX 2000 and the NVIDIA Quadro FX 1000 are in volume production now and will be available worldwide from OEMs and channel distributors in February 2003.

“PNY’s partnership with NVIDIA has allowed us to bring a scalable, top-to-bottom series of leading-edge workstation graphics solutions to the professional market,” said Drew Singh, director Quadro sales, PNY Technologies.  “The addition of NVIDIA Quadro FX to our product family continues that tradition.  Now, system integrators, distributors, value-added resellers and end users throughout the U.S. and Europe will have access to the industry’s best workstation graphics solutions.”

The NVIDIA Quadro FX series includes the NVIDIA Quadro FX 2000 and Quadro FX 1000 graphics solutions, both of which combine the industry’s first true 128-bit floating point precision with an eight pipeline, fully programmable graphics engine to deliver unprecedented levels of realism and interactive sophisticated real-time effects for games, visual processing and other professional applications—and up to five times faster line performance than Company’s previous generation products.  The combination of high precision and full scene antialiasing the (FSAA), with support for resolutions up to 3840x2400 QUXGA, results in visual quality unmatched by any solution previously seen in the industry.  For more information on the NVIDIA Quadro FX products, please visit

In coming weeks, worldwide PC OEMs, system integrators and add-in card manufacturers will be offering products based on the NVIDIA Quadro FX, including ARM Systems, BOXX Technologies Inc., Colfax International, Core Microsystems, ELSA Japan, Leadtek, MaxVision, NTSI, PNY Technologies, Inc., Quantum3D, Tri CAD/CAM Systems, XI Computer Corp. and others.

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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