NVIDIA Mobile GPUs Adopted by World's Top Notebook Manufacturers
NVIDIA GeForce FX Go Series of DX9 Mobile Graphics Processors Delivers Cinematic Computing to the Mobile PC
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CEBIT—HANOVER, GERMANY—MARCH 13, 2003—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today announced that the Company’s NVIDIA® GeForce™ FX Go series of mobile graphics processing units (GPUs) has seen outstanding acceptance from international notebook manufacturers, including: Quanta, Wistron, Medion, Toshiba Computer Systems Group, and FIC. The first notebook PCs featuring the new NVIDIA mobile GPUs will be available from Toshiba and Medion in April.
“Quanta is thrilled to partner with NVIDIA on notebook PCs which will feature the GeForce FX Go series. We take a great deal of pride in delivering products which will meet the needs of today’s power users in a notebook form factor,” said Ted Lu, senior vice president and general manager, Quanta. “Consumers desiring the best in portable multimedia, gaming and video will be totally satisfied with Quanta’s GeForce FX Go-based notebooks.”
“The GeForce FX Go series redefines the mobile PC experience by offering cinematic graphics and world-class video capabilities along with stellar power management options,” said Dixon Cheng, president of Wistron. “Wistron believes that our customers will appreciate notebooks utilizing these new NVIDIA solutions.”
“The new NVIDIA GeForce FX Go series of mobile graphics processors completely erases the perception that notebooks are somehow limited by poor battery life and graphics performance issues,” said Kin Cheung, president of FIC Portable Computing Group. “By offering our customers notebooks featuring the GeForce FX Go series of GPUs, which integrate NVIDIA PowerMizer™ technology and unsurpassed graphics and video capabilities, FIC is able to deliver an unparalleled mobile computing experience.”
The GeForce FX Go series is the industry’s first complete family of DirectX 9.0-based mobile GPUs, delivering unprecedented cinematic computing and flawless video functionality to the notebook platform. The first GeForce FX Go-based notebook PCs will be available in April. For more information on NVIDIA mobile products, please visit www.nvidia.com.
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 game consoles. NVIDIA is headquartered in Santa Clara, California and employs more than 1,500 people worldwide. For more information, visit the Company’s Web site at www.nvidia.com.
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