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New NVIDIA-Powered DELL Laptop Features Killer HD Video And Gaming To Go

Dell Studio 14z With GeForce 9400M is a Mobile Multimedia Powerhouse

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Powered by the award-winning GeForce 9400M GPU, the Dell Studio 14z delivers excellent HD graphics at a great price.

SANTA CLARA, CA—MAY 28, 2009—Todays students and young professionals need a versatile notebook that can serve as their workhorse by day and entertainment center at night. The new Dell Studio 14z powered by the NVIDIA GeForce® 9400M® graphics processor provides a perfect blend of performance and portability with graphics support for gaming, HD video, and creative self-expression.

The GeForce 9400M in the Dell Studio 14z delivers up to five times faster graphics performance than Centrino 2 notebooks to accelerate image editing, video playback, and video conversion. With vReveal, the Studio 14z can fix grainy, shaky video twice as fast as comparable notebooks1, and then let you upload the video to YouTube in minutes.

The Studio 14z is also ideal for quickly converting video from desktop resolution to a personal media player. By running Badaboom Media Converter software on the GeForce 9400M, users can convert video up to 6 times faster than using a comparable notebook with standard integrated graphics.

Starting at only $649, the Studio 14z is the most affordable GeForce 9400M GPU-based notebook in North America. Yet it is powerful enough to deliver a superb high definition Blu-ray movie experience with an optional Blu-ray drive on the notebook’s screen, or onto a larger screen via HDMI.

“Our groundbreaking GeForce 9400M graphics processor gives the Dell Studio 14z superior performance at a solid value,” said Rene Haas, general manager for notebook GPUs at NVIDIA. “It delivers a great experience whether you’re working or playing, catching up with your friends on Facebook, enjoying high definition video, or playing games like World of WarCraft.”

This is the second Dell notebook to feature the GeForce 9400M graphics processor, following the January introduction of the Dell Studio XPS 13. The Dell Studio One 19 desktop PC also features GeForce 9400M.

The GeForce 9400M GPU boasts 16 CUDA parallel processing cores to deliver:

  • Superb playback of full-spec 1080p high definition video
  • Stunning HD video through an external monitor via HDMI
  • Acceleration for Adobe Photoshop CS4 for faster, easier photo editing
  • Accelerated video enhancement and transcoding using NVIDIA CUDA technology
  • DirectX 10 graphics
  • Support for popular PC games such as Call of Duty: World at War, The Sims™ 3, and World of WarCraft.

For more information about the NVIDIA GeForce 9400M, go to: http://www.nvidia.com/object/product_geforce_9400m_g_us.html

For more information about the Dell Studio 14z, go to: www.dell.com/studio

About NVIDIA
NVIDIA (Nasdaq: NVDA) is the world leader in visual computing technologies and the inventor of the GPU, a high-performance processor which generates breathtaking, interactive graphics on workstations, personal computers, game consoles, and mobile devices. NVIDIA serves the entertainment and consumer market with its GeForce graphics products, the professional design and visualization market with its Quadro® graphics products, and the high-performance computing market with its Tesla™ computing solutions products. NVIDIA is headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif. and has offices throughout Asia, Europe, and the Americas. For more information, visit www.nvidia.com.

1 With integrated GM45 graphics.

Certain statements in this press release including, but not limited to, statements as to: the benefits, features, impact, and capabilities of the GeForce 9400M graphics processor and its effects on the Dell Studio 14z are forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause results to be materially different than expectations. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially include: development of more efficient or faster technology; adoption of the CPU for parallel processing; design, manufacturing or software defects; the impact of technological development and competition; changes in consumer preferences and demands; customer adoption of different standards or our competitor's products; changes in industry standards and interfaces; unexpected loss of performance of our products or technologies when integrated into systems as well as other factors detailed from time to time in the reports NVIDIA files with the Securities and Exchange Commission including its Form 10-Q for the fiscal period ended April 26, 2009. Copies of reports filed with the SEC are posted on our website and are available from NVIDIA without charge. These forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and speak only as of the date hereof, and, except as required by law, NVIDIA disclaims any obligation to update these forward-looking statements to reflect future events or circumstances.

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