NVIDIA GPU to Power Toshiba Media Center Notebook
GeForce FX Go5200-Powered Toshiba Satellite P25-S607 with 17-inch Wide-Screen Display Features Industry’s Only Full Microsoft DirectX 9.0-Compliant Mainstream GPU
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SANTA CLARA, CA—JULY 8, 2003—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today announced that the NVIDIA® GeForce™ FX Go5200 graphics processing unit (GPU) has been selected by Toshiba’s Computer Systems Group (CSG), a division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. for the new Satellite® P25-S607 notebook.
With the GeForce FX Go5200 and Microsoft® Windows® XP Media Center Edition, Satellite P25-S607 users will experience cinematic computing and a true personal-theater experience on an extraordinary 17-inch diagonal wide-screen display.
“NVIDIA is considered a leader in graphics technology because of their ability to provide their customers with breakthrough 3D performance, enhancing the notebook PC experience,” said Carl Pinto, director of product marketing, Toshiba CSG. “The Satellite P25-S607 combines the cinematic graphics of NVIDIA with the ability to record television programs, watch movies and play CDs to create a single entertainment device that can be used in the comfort of any living space.”
The Satellite P25-S607 offers all the benefits of Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition on a notebook computer and, when playing the latest PC games, users will experience industry-leading 3D performance from the NVIDIA GeForce FX Go5200 GPU. The Satellite P25-S507, announced earlier this month, also features the GeForce FX Go5200.
“Toshiba has taken the next step in bringing the desktop experience to the notebook platform,” said Jeff Fisher, executive vice president of sales at NVIDIA. “By bringing large displays and media center entertainment capabilities to a laptop computer, the Toshiba Satellite P25-S607 delivers the ultimate in digital convergence for both home entertainment and multimedia functionality.”
About the GeForce FX Go5200
The GeForce FX Go5200 with true DirectX 9.0 functionality is the ultimate mobile graphics solution for entertainment computing. The industry’s only fully Microsoft DirectX 9.0 compliant GPU, the GeForce FX Go5200 is designed to deliver cinematic-quality special effects and studio-quality color, enabling 3D worlds and characters to come alive like never before. Combined with world-class video playback and rock-solid software compatibility, reliability, and stability, the GeForce FX Go5200 is changing the way people use notebook PCs.
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