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SANTA CLARA, CA—NOVEMBER 19, 2003—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today announced that the NVIDIA® GeForce™ FX 5200 Ultra graphics processing unit (GPUs) is the graphics subsystem powering the new Apple® iMac™ with an amazing 20-inch widescreen display. Currently also found in Apple’s popular 17-inch iMac, the GeForce FX 5200 Ultra GPU provides the latest in graphics technology to deliver over a billion textured pixels per second for faster and smoother game play, and advanced graphics programmability for stunning special effects.
“With its brilliant large screen display, the new Apple iMac is the perfect digital hub of the modern home,” said Jeff Fisher, executive vice president of worldwide sales at NVIDIA. “GeForce FX 5200 Ultra GPU complements the new iMac by providing an unrivaled combination of performance and stability for an awesome digital experience.”
Apple’s innovative all-in-one flat-panel iMac lineup, with Apple’s award-winning iLife suite of integrated applications for digital photography, music, and movies, is designed to be the center of today’s digital lifestyle. The new 20-inch iMac has a 1.25GHz PowerPC G4 processor and NVIDIA’s GeForce FX 5200 Ultra GPU with 64MB of DDR video memory.
“The gorgeous 20-inch flat panel display is the largest ever integrated into a consumer desktop,” said Greg Joswiak, Apple’s vice president of Hardware Product Marketing. “Coupled with the GeForce FX 5200 Ultra graphics processor, the new iMac provides the power to make and edit digital movies, and deliver an immersive and photorealistic gaming experience on a 20-inch widescreen.”
The GeForce FX 5200 Ultra GPU delivers GeForce FX cinematic computing and market-leading performance with best-in-class features and unmatched reliability. NVIDIA GeForce FX GPUs render games that look as good as big-budget Hollywood movies by delivering flawless image quality, blazing fast performance, and providing rock-solid stability.
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.
Certain statements in this press release, including any statements relating to the Company's performance expectations for NVIDIA's family of products and expectations of continued revenue growth, 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, manufacturing and other delays relating to new products, difficulties in the fabrication process and dependence of the Company on third-party manufacturers, general industry trends including cyclical trends in the PC and semiconductor industries, the impact of competitive products and pricing alternatives, market acceptance of the Company's new products, and the Company's dependence on third-party developers and publishers. Investors are advised to read the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K and quarterly reports on Form 10-Q filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, particularly those sections entitled "Certain Business Risks," for a fuller discussion of these and other risks and uncertainties.
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