NVIDIA GeForce FX Go5700 GPU Adopted by Industry-Leading Notebook Manufacturers
New Mobile Performance GPU Solidifies NVIDIA Strength with Worldwide Partners
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COMDEX—LAS VEGAS, NEVADA —NOVEMBER 17, 2003—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today announced that the Company’s newest mobile graphics processing unit (GPU), the NVIDIA® GeForce™ FX Go5700, has seen immediate and outstanding acceptance from the leading performance notebook manufacturers worldwide, including: Alienware, Compal, FIC, Toshiba’s Digital Products Division, Quanta, Uniwill and others to be announced later.
This worldwide endorsement of the GeForce FX Go5700 strengthens NVIDIA’s leadership position in the performance notebook segment and serves as an indicator of NVIDIA’s growing influence with notebook manufacturers.
“When NVIDIA introduced the original GeForce FX Go series just over six months ago, notebook manufacturers responded by creating truly innovative products ranging from media center machines with beautiful 17-inch displays, to the first true gaming notebook,” said Jeff Fisher, executive vice president of worldwide sales at NVIDIA. “NVIDIA’s strong relationships with the world’s leading OEMs and ODMs have been critical in the delivery of our technology in the most innovative notebook products available. We are very excited with the new notebooks they will build around the GeForce FX Go5700.”
“Toshiba is intensely focused on providing our customers the ultimate multimedia performance whether at home watching DVD movies or at the office creating interactive presentations,” said Carl Pinto, director of product marketing, Toshiba’s Digital Products Division, a division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. “Our mobile computing expertise combined with the NVIDIA GeForce FX Go5700 GPU sets a new standard in 3D graphics and video quality that our customers can enjoy in any environment.”
“Alienware customers can always expect the latest graphics technology powering our high-performance gaming systems,” said Frank Azor, executive vice president for Alienware Corporation. “As a launch partner for the GeForce FX Go5700 mobile graphics module, Alienware is delivering the most technologically advanced mobile GPU available and remains committed to offering the best performing components available in all Alienware systems.”
Featuring the highest quality graphics performance available on a notebook PC, NVIDIA world-class video quality, and the unsurpassed software features and reliability that are the hallmark of all NVIDIA products, the GeForce FX Go5700 powers the industry’s most complete feature set for mobile consumer entertainment.
Today, the GeForce FX Go5700 is shipping to OEMs and ODMs worldwide, with production quantities available in December. Systems based on the GeForce FX Go5700 are expected to be available to end users in Q1 2004.
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 1,700 people worldwide. For more information, visit the Company’s Web site at www.nvidia.com.
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