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NVIDIA GPU Selected for Revolutionary HP Notebook

 
 

GeForce FX Go5600 Momentum Widens with HP Pavilion zd7000 Notebook PC

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

SANTA CLARA, CA—AUGUST 11, 2003— In a continued show of momentum in the performance notebook PC space, NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today announced that the NVIDIA® GeForce™ FX Go5600 graphics processing unit (GPU) is providing the graphics horsepower for the new HP Pavilion zd7000 wide-screen notebook PC. Featuring a 17-inch wide-screen display, the Pavilion zd7000 notebook PC is an in-home digital entertainment studio allowing users to enjoy games, movies, and entertainment.

“HP is the leading supplier of notebook PCs in the world  and NVIDIA is thrilled to extend its portfolio of performance notebook design wins to include the HP Pavilion zd7000, a system which is powerful, innovative, and destined to deliver an outstanding mobile entertainment experience,” said Jeff Fisher, executive vice president of worldwide sales at NVIDIA. “By selecting the GeForce FX Go5600, HP guarantees that the Pavilion zd7000 delivers the ultimate multimedia features that today’s mobile users demand. NVIDIA looks forward to continuing its work with HP to provide innovative, exciting notebook PC solutions for consumers.”

“With the GeForce FX Go5600’s complete support for Microsoft® DirectX® 9.0-based content and a beautiful high-resolution 17-inch wide-aspect display, the HP Pavilion zd7000 functions like an in-home digital entertainment studio,” Kevin Frost, vice president of worldwide marketing with HP’s Personal Systems Group. “HP’s customers are guaranteed crisp and vibrant video, an outstanding gaming experience, and the compatibility, stability and reliability that are all hallmarks of NVIDIA GPUs.”

The HP Pavilion zd7000 will also be available with the GeForce4 440 Go as a configure to order option.

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 1,600 people worldwide.  For more information, visit the Company’s Web site at www.nvidia.com <http://www.nvidia.com>.

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