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NVIDIA Mobile GPUs Selected by the World's Largest Notebook Manufacturer

 
 

Quanta Selects GeForce Go Family of GPUs for New Line of Notebooks

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Diane Vanasse
NVIDIA Corporation
(408) 486-2672
dvanasse@nvidia.com

Kevin Weng
Quanta Channel Sales
(886) 327-2345 x3666

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

SANTA CLARA, CA—JUNE 12, 2003—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today announced that Quanta, the world’s largest contract manufacturer of notebook PCs , has selected the NVIDIA® GeForce™ Go family of mobile graphics processing units (GPUs) for its new G300 white box model line of desktop replacement notebooks. The GeForce Go mobile GPUs were selected to enhance productivity and entertainment capabilities by providing industry-leading graphics performance, seamless video playback, stable software, and superb power management.

“Quanta has chosen NVIDIA products based upon outstanding graphics performance, and the ease of implementation offered through features such as the NVIDIA Unified Driver Architecture (UDA) and the consistent footprint all NVIDIA mobile GPUs utilize,” said Ted Lu, senior vice president and general manager, Quanta. “By selecting these GPUs, Quanta is able to deliver the cutting edge of entertainment that our customers, white box manufacturers around the world, want to ultimately deliver to end users who demand the best in portable multimedia, gaming, and video.”

“Working with a notebook PC industry-leading company such as Quanta is key to NVIDIA’s mission to push our mobile GPUs top to bottom, through all PC channels,” said Jeff Fisher, executive vice president of worldwide sales with NVIDIA. “White box models now account for a significant portion of the notebook market and Quanta is in a position to serve a majority of this market with the new G300 series. NVIDIA is very pleased to partner with Quanta on this new notebook lineup.”

The new Quanta G300 white box model series features a variety of NVIDIA mobile graphics solutions including the GeForce FX Go5600 for the performance segment, GeForce FX Go5200 in mainstream systems, and GeForce4 Go for the value segment. The Quanta G300 series is now available to white box vendors worldwide.

About Quanta
Quanta Computer is a leading ODM (original design manufacturer) of IT products and the world’s largest manufacturer of notebook PCs. Quanta diversified customer base includes 9 of the world’s top 10 leading notebook PC vendors as well many internationally renowned IT brand companies. Quanta is based in Taiwan and has over 11,000 employees worldwide. For more information please visit the Quanta Web site at: www.quanta.com.tw.

About NVIDIA
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 <http://www.nvidia.com>.

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