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SANTA CLARA, CA—JUNE 28, 2005—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), a worldwide leader in graphics and digital media processors, today announced that Acer, one of the world’s leading PC OEMs, has selected the GeForce™ Go 6 series of graphics processing units (GPUs) for its new TravelMate notebooks. The GeForce Go 6200 GPU with TurboCache™ technology will be used in the Acer TravelMate 4150 notebook and TravelMate C310 Convertible Tablet PC, while the GeForce Go 6600 GPU has been selected for the TravelMate 4650. The GeForce Go 6 series of GPUs was selected for their ability to deliver rich multimedia and graphics capabilities while lowering overall system power consumption.
“By selecting the GeForce Go 6 series for Acer’s new TravelMate notebooks, consumers can enjoy an outstanding graphic-rich computing experience whether they are at home, in the office, or on the road,” said Jerry Kao, Head of Notebook Products Management, Mobile Computing Business Unit, Acer Incorporated. “NVIDIA mobile GPUs indeed deliver leading-edge performance to provide the digital media requirements for intensive multimedia presentation, high quality video playback, and realistic 3D gaming.”
“Acer is one of the world’s top PC brands and has a rich tradition of innovation,” said Rob Csongor, general manager of mobile business at NVIDIA. “By partnering with Acer, NVIDIA is able to fully deploy the muscle of the GeForce Go 6 series across a variety of market segments while reaching a large audience of worldwide consumers.”
For more information about the TravelMate C310, TravelMate 4150 and TravelMate 4650 please visit www.acer.com.
About the GeForce Go 6 Series
The GeForce Go 6 mobile GPU series offers a variety of multimedia features for all classes of notebooks, including the industry’s only solution compatible with the latest version of Microsoft® DirectX® 9.0 Shader Model 3.0, and NVIDIA PureVideo™ technology, the industry’s only embedded video processor for HD multimedia content. All NVIDIA mobile GPUs are completely compatible with Intel Centrino mobile technology.
Acer ranks among the world's top five branded PC vendors, designing and marketing easy, dependable IT solutions that empower people to reach their goals and enhance their lives. In 2000, Acer spun-off its manufacturing operation to focus on globally marketing its brand-name products: desktop and mobile PCs, servers and storage, displays, peripherals, and e-business solutions for business, government, education, and home users. Established in 1976, Acer Inc. employs 5,600 people supporting dealers and distributors in more than 100 countries. Revenues in 2004 reached US$7 billion. Please visit www.acer.com.
NVIDIA Corporation is a worldwide leader in graphics and digital media processors. The Company’s products enhance the end-user experience on consumer and professional computing devices. NVIDIA graphics processing units (GPUs), media and communications processors (MCPs), and wireless media processors (WMPs) have broad market reach and are incorporated into a variety of platforms, including consumer and enterprise PCs, notebooks, workstations, PDAs, mobile phones, and video game consoles. NVIDIA is headquartered in Santa Clara, California and employs more than 2,000 people worldwide. For more information, visit the Company’s Web site at www.nvidia.com.
Certain statements in this press release including, but not limited to, the benefits, capabilities, performance and features of NVIDIA mobile GPUs and the benefits to the GeForce Go 6 series of GPUs of the partnership between Acer and NVIDIA 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, delays in ramping new products into production, manufacturing or software defects, decrease in demand for mobile computers with multimedia and graphics capabilities, incompatibility of technologies, delays in integration of our products, reliance on third-party manufacturers, general industry trends including cyclical trends in the semiconductor industry, introduction of new products, the impact of competitive products and pricing alternatives, changes in industry standards and interfaces, our dependence on third-party developers and publishers and other risks detailed from time to time in the NVIDIA reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission including its Form 10-Q for the quarter ended May 1, 2005. These forward-looking statements speak only as of the date hereof. NVIDIA disclaims any obligation to update these forward-looking statements.
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