NVIDIA GPU Featured in Revolutionary New Area-51m Mobile Gaming Machine

GeForce FX Go5600 Selected for Image Quality, Performance, and Stability

For further information, contact:

Diane Vanasse
NVIDIA Corporation
(408) 486-2672

Brian Joyce
Alienware Corporation
(305) 251-9797


ELECTRONIC ENTERTAINMENT EXPO (E3)—LOS ANGELES, CA—MAY 14, 2003—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today announced that the Company’s GeForce™ FX Go5600 graphics processing unit (GPU) has been chosen for the new Alienware Area-51m mobile gaming machine. With an elegant blend of innovative case design and blistering performance, the Area-51m mobile system with the GeForce FX Go5600 is the perfect choice for gaming enthusiasts. This notebook will be on display this week at the Electronic Entertainment Expo in the NVIDIA booth, #1636.

“Alienware has always looked to NVIDIA for industry-leading performance and the GeForce FX Go5600 is an excellent example of NVIDIA’s ability to deliver the jaw-dropping gaming experience enthusiasts craves,” said Kevin Wasielewski, vice president of marketing for Alienware Corporation. “With their proven performance, reliability and superb visual quality, NVIDIA’s products are the catalyst which enable the outstanding gaming experience Alienware customers expect.” 

“Since its inception, Alienware has manufactured some of the most innovative and well-reviewed gaming systems in the world,” stated Jeff Fisher, executive vice president of worldwide sales at NVIDIA. “Using the GeForce FX Go5600 to deliver a never-before-seen level of innovation and quality to the notebook space is proof of Alienware’s commitment to provide products that deliver exceptional performance.” 

About the GeForce FX Go5600
The GeForce FX Go5600 is the ultimate mobile graphics solution for mobile entertainment computing. Designed to deliver cinematic-quality special effects and studio-quality color, the GeForce FX Go enables 3D worlds and characters to come alive like never before. Combined with world-class video playback and rock-solid software stability, reliability, and compatibility—the GeForce FX Go5600 is changing the way people use a notebook PC.

About Alienware Corporation
Alienware Corporation manufactures high-performance computer gaming desktop and mobile systems, media center systems, digital video editing workstations, and graphics workstations. Alienware offers unique and award-winning products that incorporate state-of-the-art components, innovative engineering and design, and unprecedented customer service, to deliver what reviewers have called the Ultimate Gaming Machines. Alienware systems are available direct within the United States and Europe as well as through Best Buy retail stores nationwide within the United States. For more information, please visit www.alienware.com or call 1-800-ALIENWARE (254-3692).

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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