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NVIDIA GeForce FX 5900 Ultra Now Available at Major Retailers

Latest Award-Winning NVIDIA GPU Delivers High-Performance, Cinematic Computing for All PCs 

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

SANTA CLARA, CA,—JULY 3, 2003—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today announced that the award-winning NVIDIA® GeForce™ FX 5900 Ultra graphics processing unit (GPU) is available in major retailers across the United States this 4th of July weekend.  With the addition of the GeForce FX 5900 Ultra, the entire family of GeForce FX GPUs is available for purchase, giving consumers an opportunity to equip their PCs with unprecedented cinematic computing at price points as low as $79 MSRP.

“The GeForce brand is known for delivering a powerful and reliable gaming experience for every market segment,” said Jeff Fisher, executive vice president of worldwide sales at NVIDIA. “We’re thrilled that the complete family of GeForce FX GPUs is available for people gearing up to play the hottest new PC games like Star War Galaxies: An Empire Divided and Tomb Raider: Angel of Darkness.”

The GeForce FX 5900 Ultra, the flagship product in the GeForce FX family, has been called the fastest GPU on the market by industry pundits . GeForce FX 5900 Ultra-based solutions have won many industry awards including the MaximumPC Kick Ass Product Award, ExtremeTech Approved Award, and Firing Squad Bull’s Eye Award. The NVIDIA GeForce FX family of GPUs is the industry's first complete family of GPUs to deliver real-time, cinematic quality graphics and special effects on the desktop PC. Featuring the NVIDIA CineFX™ engine, the GeForce FX family of GPUs delivers visual effects on par with the hottest motion pictures.  The GeForce FX family of GPUs marks a major new product cycle for desktop, workstation, and notebook PCs, and each model has redefined the graphics capabilities for their respective industries.

“Shipments of the GeForce FX family of GPUs are in full swing,” said Shane Vance, executive vice president of sales at BFG Technologies, Inc. “We’re thrilled to bring this card to market, as it meets and exceeds the wildest expectations of any consumer looking to make the most of their computing experience.”

Look for add-in cards based on the GeForce FX family of GPUs from a variety of add-in card partners, including: AOpen, ASUS Computer International, BFG Technologies, Inc., Creative Labs, eVGA.com Corporation, Gainward Co., Ltd., Leadtek Research, Inc., MSI, PNY Technologies, Inc., and Terratec.   For details on where to buy GeForce FX-based graphics cards, visit the NVIDIA Web site at www.nvidia.com.
 
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.

Certain statements in this press release, including any 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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