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NVIDIA Named Most Respected Public Fabless Semiconductor Company by FSA

Calisa Cole
NVIDIA Corporation
(408) 486-6263
ccole@nvidia.com

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

SANTA CLARA, CA—DECEMBER 11, 2006—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in programmable graphics processor technologies, today announced that the Fabless Semiconductor Association (FSA) presented the Company with the "Most Respected Public Fabless Company" award during the annual FSA Awards Dinner on Thursday, December 7, 2006 in Santa Clara, Calif.

The industry's "Most Respected Public Fabless Company" award is designed to identify the company garnering the most respect in the industry in terms of its products, vision, and future opportunities. On-line voting took place to allow members of the semiconductor industry, including semiconductor companies and partners, to cast a ballot for the public fabless companies they most respect.

"Being chosen as the Most Respected Public Fabless Company for the second time is a prestigious honor and demonstrates NVIDIA’s outstanding reputation in the industry," said Jodi Shelton, co-founder and executive director of FSA. "This is the 11th FSA award for NVIDIA and we are thrilled to recognize the company once again for its accomplishments."

About the Fabless Semiconductor Association
FSA is the voice of the global fabless business model. Incorporated in 1994, FSA positively impacts the growth and return on invested capital of this business model to enhance the environment for innovation. It provides a platform for meaningful global collaboration between fabless companies and their partners; identifies and articulates opportunities and challenges to enable solutions; and provides research, resources, publications, and survey information. Members include fabless companies and their supply chain and service partners, representing more than 21 countries across the globe. For more information, visit www.fsa.org.

About NVIDIA
NVIDIA Corporation is the worldwide leader in programmable graphics processor technologies. The Company creates innovative, industry-changing products for computing, consumer electronics, and mobile devices. NVIDIA is headquartered in Santa Clara, CA and has offices throughout Asia, Europe, and the Americas. For more information, visit www.nvidia.com.


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