2002 Press Releases

 



   
NVIDIA Cg Compiler Paves the Way for Cinematic Computing
SANTA CLARA, CA—DECEMBER 20, 2002—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today announced the availability of the NVIDIA Cg Compiler version 1.0. The NVIDIA® Cg Compiler is designed to generate real-time shaders from the high level shading language syntax jointly developed by NVIDIA.

   
NVIDIA Primed for Microsoft DirectX 9.0
SANTA CLARA, CA—DECEMBER 19, 2002—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today announced that the new NVIDIA® GeForce™ FX and NVIDIA Quadro® graphics processing units (GPUs) are compatible and compliant with the Microsoft® DirectX® 9.0 application programming interface (API).

   
NVIDIA and Alias|Wavefront Announce Availability of Maya Cg Plug-In
SANTA CLARA, CA AND TORONTO, CANADA--December 18, 2002--NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, and Alias|Wavefront(TM), an SGI® (NYSE: SGI) company, today announced the availability of a Cg plug-in that integrates advanced real-time shaders into Maya® 4.5.

   
NVIDIA Extends Graphics Leadership to Linux Platform
SANTA CLARA, CA—DECEMBER 12, 2002—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today announced a series of new corporate initiatives that will extend the Company’s leadership position in the Linux market and ensure that NVIDIA graphics and multimedia processors continue to be the highest performing in the industry.

   
Falcon Northwest Breaks Performance Barrier with NVIDIA nForce2-Based MACH V PCs
SANTA CLARA, CA—DECEMBER 9, 2002—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today announced that Falcon Northwest, one of the industry’s preeminent manufacturers of customizable, high-performing desktop PCs, has selected NVIDIA nForce2™ processor technology as the recommended platform for its line of award-winning Mach V™ gaming PCs.

   
NVIDIA Announces NVIDIA Quadro4 NVS Design Win of Seismic Proportions
PARIS, FRANCE—5TH DECEMBER 2002—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today announced that its NVIDIA Quadro®4 200 NVS products have been chosen as the graphics component for the hp Workstation W4000 ordered by Compagnie Générale de Géophysique (CGG) (SRD: 12016 – NYSE: GGY).

   
NVIDIA Graphics and Multimedia Processors Power Computer Shopper Products of the Year
SANTA CLARA, CA—DECEMBER 4, 2002—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today announced that its graphics processing units (GPUs) and multimedia processors have been recognized for award-winning performance and technology leadership by Computer Shopper magazine in their annual “Best Products of the Year” issue.

   
NVIDIA Quadro Graphics Recognized for Excellence and Technological Innovation
SANTA CLARA, CA—DECEMBER 3, 2002—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today announced that its NVIDIA Quadro® family of professional graphics solutions was recognized by two highly respected industry publications—Cadence and Video Systems—for exemplifying the highest innovation and creativity found in the computer-aided design (CAD) and digital content creation (DCC) industries.

   
NVIDIA Quadro4 Professional Graphics Family Sets New Spec Performance Records
SANTA CLARA, CA—DECEMBER 3, 2002—Following the posting of the latest benchmark results from the Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation’s Graphics Performance Characterization (SPEC/GPC) group, NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) today announced that the newest NVIDIA Quadro®4 AGP 8X professional graphics solutions and the IBM® IntelliStation™ M Pro 6219 workstation surpassed all other platforms to achieve the highest performance on five of the six SPEC Viewperf™ 7.0 benchmark tests.

   
NVIDIA nForce2 Platform Processors Powering New MicronPC Desktop PCs
SANTA CLARA, CA—DECEMBER 3, 2002—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, and MicronPC, a leading supplier of computer products and services, announced the immediate availability of the NVIDIA nForce2™-based MicronPC Millennia® 910a series of desktop PCs.

   
NVIDIA and PNY Bring GeForce FX to the World's Top Gamers at the CPL Winter Event
SANTA CLARA, CA—DECEMBER 2, 2002—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) and PNY Technologies®, today announced that they have teamed up as key sponsors of the Cyberathlete Professional League’s (CPL) Pentium® 4 Processor Winter Event. The annual competition pits the world’s greatest professional computer gamers against each other for the chance to win $140,000 in cash prizes. The event will be held from December 18-22 at the Hyatt Regency hotel in downtown Dallas, Texas.

   
NVIDIA nForce Continues Momentum in Commercial PC Market
SANTA CLARA, CA—DECEMBER 2, 2002—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today announced that the ASUS A7N266-VM/AA motherboard, based on the Company’s NVIDIA nForce™ core logic solutions, has now been certified for the AMD Assured™ Program.

   
NVIDIA GeForce4 GPUs Power New Alienware Windows XP Media Center Edition PCs
FALL COMDEX 2002—LAS VEGAS, NV—NOVEMBER 20, 2002—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, and Alienware® Corporation, the leading manufacturer of high-performance computer systems, today announced that the NVIDIA® GeForce™4 family of graphics processing units (GPUs), including the GeForce4 Ti 4200 GPU, has been selected as the exclusive graphics offering for the launch of Alienware’s new Navigator line of ultra-compact PCs based on Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition.

   
NVIDIA Quadro AGP 8X Graphics Solutions Chosen for IBM IntelliStation Workstations
SANTA CLARA, CA—NOVEMBER 19, 2002—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today announced that its new NVIDIA Quadro®4 980 XGL, NVIDIA Quadro4 580 XGL and NVIDIA Quadro4 280 NVS AGP 8X graphics solutions will be featured in IBM’s new IntelliStation M Pro 6219 and IntelliStation Z Pro 6221 professional workstation lines.

   
NVIDIA and ABS Computer Deliver Awesome Gaming with NVIDIA nForce2-Based PCs
FALL COMDEX—LAS VEGAS, NV—NOVEMBER 19, 2002—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, and ABS Computer Technologies, Inc., a leading supplier of cutting-edge desktop PCs, today announced the immediate availability of the NVIDIA nForce™2-based ABS Awesome 3250 desktop PC series, powered exclusively by NVIDIA®’s award-winning graphics and multimedia processors.

   
NVIDIA and Sony Online Entertainment Team Up for Ultimate EverQuest II Experience
FALL COMDEX—LAS VEGAS, NV—NOVEMBER 18, 2002—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today announced that Sony Online Entertainment (SOE), a worldwide leader in massively multiplayer online gaming, has selected NVIDIA graphics processing units (GPU) for the development of EverQuest® II, the highly-anticipated sequel to the wildly successful online role-playing phenomenon, EverQuest®.

   
Game Industry Rallies Around GeForce FX
FALL COMDEX 2002—LAS VEGAS, NV—NOVEMBER 18, 2002—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today announced that the Company’s new GeForce™ FX graphics processing unit (GPU) has garnered the support of some of the best game development talent in the world.

   
NVIDIA GeForce FX GPU Receives Immediate Endorsement from PC Industry
FALL COMDEX 2002—LAS VEGAS, NV—NOVEMBER 18, 2002—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today announced a number of design wins with leading PC and graphics cards manufacturers for its just announced NVIDIA® GeForce™ FX graphics processing unit (GPU).

   
NVIDIA GeForce FX GPU Ushers in a New Era of Cinematic Computing
FALL COMDEX 2002—LAS VEGAS, NV—NOVEMBER 18, 2002—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today introduced the NVIDIA® GeForce™ FX graphics processing unit (GPU). This new GPU, which is based on the new NVIDIA CineFX™ architecture, delivers cinematic-quality graphics and special effects in real time.

   
NVIDIA Delivers First Graphics Processor in 0.13 Micron Semiconductor Process
FALL COMDEX 2002—LAS VEGAS, NV—NOVEMBER 18, 2002—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today announced that its new groundbreaking graphics processing unit (GPU), the NVIDIA® GeForce™ FX GPU, is the first to be manufactured on Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company’s (TSMC’s) (TAIEX: 2330, NYSE: TSMC) 0.13 μm (micron) and copper process, the most advanced semiconductor manufacturing process used in the graphics industry today.

   
NVIDIA GeForce FX Breaks the 1GHz Speed Barrier with Samsung DDR II Graphics Memory
FALL COMDEX 2002—LAS VEGAS, NV—NOVEMBER 18, 2002—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today raised the performance bar in graphics performance by being the first graphics solution with one gigahertz (1GHz) double data rate (DDR) II synchronous RAM.

   
NVIDIA Premieres NVDVD 2.0
SANTA CLARA, CA—NOVEMBER 14, 2002—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today announced the immediate availability of NVIDIA® NVDVD™2.0, the newest version of the Company’s versatile PC-based software digital media player.

   
NVIDIA Delivers Critically Acclaimed GPU Technology to Notebook Computers
SANTA CLARA, CA—NOVEMBER 14, 2002—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today introduced the Company’s newest mobile graphics processing unit (GPU), the NVIDIA® GeForce™4 4200 Go GPU. Based on the critically acclaimed GeForce4 Ti 4200 GPU, the GeForce4 4200 Go GPU delivers the same features and level of performance that has earned the GeForce4 Ti 4200 GPU the reputation as the “perfect” GPU for desktop PCs.

   
NVIDIA Extends Technology Leadership with Support for Intel Hyper-Threading
SANTA CLARA, CA -- NOVEMBER 14, 2002 -- NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, announced today that its next-generation graphics processors are poised to deliver higher levels of PC performance by taking advantage of Intel’s Hyper-Threading (HT) Technology on desktop PCs with the Intel Pentium(R) 4 processor at 3.06 GHz.

   
NVIDIA and Discreet Develop 3ds max CgFX Plug-In for Artists and Programmers
SANTA CLARA, CA AND SAN FRANCISCO, CA—NOVEMBER 13, 2002—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, and Discreet, a division of Autodesk, Inc. today announced the availability of a CgFX plug-in for 3ds max™ 5, Discreet’s professional 3D animation and modeling software.

   
NVIDIA Quadro AGP 8X Graphics Solutions Selected for HP Professional Workstations
SANTA CLARA, CA—NOVEMBER 12, 2002—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today announced that its new NVIDIA Quadro®4 980 XGL and NVIDIA Quadro4 380 XGL AGP 8X graphics solutions have been selected by HP for its professional workstation line.

   
New NVIDIA Quadro4 AGP 8X Graphics Solutions Deliver Unmatched Performance
SANTA CLARA, CA—NOVEMBER 12, 2002—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today announced that the Company has expanded its AGP 8X offerings with a range of new graphics solutions certified for professional workstation applications.

   
NVIDIA and SOFTIMAGE Announce Industry's First DCC Application to Utilize Cg
SANTA CLARA, CA and MONTREAL, QUEBEC—NOVEMBER 8, 2002—NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, and Softimage Co, a subsidiary of Avid Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVID), today announced that the SOFTIMAGE®|XSI® v.3.0 software, the industry’s leading 3-D nonlinear production environment, is the market’s first digital content creation application to take advantage of Cg, a high-level programming language NVIDIA developed in close collaboration with Microsoft Corporation.

   
NVIDIA Reports Operating Results for the Third Quarter FY 2003
SANTA CLARA, CA. – November 7, 2002 – NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) today reported financial results for the third quarter of fiscal 2003 ended October 27, 2002.

   
NVIDIA GeForce2 Go GPU to be Used For Compaq Tablet PC from HP
SANTA CLARA, CA—NOVEMBER 7, 2002 —Extending its track record for innovation in the mobile space, NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today announced that the NVIDIA® GeForce™2 Go mobile graphics processing unit (GPU) will be used for HP’s highly anticipated Compaq Tablet PC TC1000. Combining the power of digital ink with a full-function PC in a thin and lightweight design, the Compaq Tablet PC TC1000 will benefit from the GeForce2 Go’s outstanding graphics and power management capabilities.

   
NVIDIA Quadro4 Professional Graphics Selected as the Standard at Digital Domain
SANTA CLARA, CA—NOVEMBER 6, 2002—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today announced that its NVIDIA Quadro®4 graphics solutions and Linux drivers are now the standard at Digital Domain. One of the largest digital studios in the world, Digital Domain hosts an integrated production studio that includes divisions for feature film visual effects, commercial production, music videos, location-based entertainment and feature film development.

   
NVIDIA to Host Conference Call
SANTA CLARA, CA – NOVEMBER 4, 2002 – NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) will host a conference call to discuss its financial results for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2003 on November 7, 2002 at 2:00 PM, Pacific Time. The Company's remarks will be followed by a question and answer period, which will be limited to questions from analysts and institutional investors.

   
NVIDIA nForce Platform Processors Bring Power to Sony VAIO Desktop PCs
SANTA CLARA, CA—OCTOBER 30, 2002—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today announced that its NVIDIA nForce™ platform processors were chosen by Sony Electronics Inc. for inclusion in Sony’s new VAIO® desktop digital media PCs.

   
NVIDIA Mobile GPU Powers Toshiba's Ultimate Digital Convergence Notebook
SANTA CLARA, CA— OCTOBER 29, 2002 — NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today announced that the NVIDIA® GeForce™4 460 mobile graphics processing unit has been selected for the Satellite® 5205-S703 from the Computer Systems Group (CSG) of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc.

   
NVIDIA Delivers Performance Leadership to Mainstream Notebook Market
SANTA CLARA, CA—OCTOBER 14, 2002—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today announced the introduction of the NVIDIA® GeForce™4 460 Go, NVIDIA’s most powerful mobile graphics processing unit (GPU) with the best performance per watt metric of all mobile GPUs*.

   
New NVIDIA Mobile GPU Continues Design Win Momentum
SANTA CLARA, CA—OCTOBER 14, 2002—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today announced that the NVIDIA® GeForce™4 460 Go and GeForce4 440 Go mobile graphics processing units have has been selected for the Satellite® 5205-S703 and Satellite 1955-S803 notebook PCs, both from the Computer Systems Group (CSG) of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc.

   
NVIDIA nForce2 Engineered to Deliver Outstanding Performance for AMD Athlon CPUs
SANTA CLARA, CA--OCTOBER 1, 2002--NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today announced that its NVIDIA® nForce(TM)2 platform processors are primed and ready to take advantage of the increased performance enabled by the new AMD Athlon(TM) XP 2800+ and 2700+ processors with 333MHz frontside bus memory technology.

   
NVIDIA nForce2 Platform Processors Now in Production
SANTA CLARA, CA--OCTOBER 1, 2002--NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today announced that its second-generation NVIDIA® nForce(TM) platform processors--nForce2--are now in production. The highly anticipated processors have been delivered to the Company’s extensive list of motherboard partners in preparation for the introduction of nForce2-based solutions into the channel and retail markets.

   
NVIDIA Corporation Announces Employee Stock Option Exchange Offer
SANTA CLARA, CA—SEPTEMBER 26, 2002—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved an offer for employees of NVIDIA Corporation to exchange outstanding stock options for stock. The offer is designed to help the Company retain employees and better align their interests with stockholders.

   
NVIDIA AGP 8X GPUs Selected by Fujitsu Siemens Computers
LONDON, ENGLAND AND SANTA CLARA, CA—SEPTEMBER 25, 2002—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today announced that Fujitsu Siemens Computers (FSC), the leading European computing company, has selected the NVIDIA® GeForce™4 MX 440 with AGP 8X graphics processing unit (GPU) for its new line of AGP 8X-compatible computer systems.

   
NVIDIA to Power Systems from 4MBO
LONDON, ENGLAND AND SANTA CLARA, CA—SEPTEMBER 25, 2002—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today announced that 4MBO International Electronics AG has selected the NVIDIA® GeForce(TM)4 MX 440 with AGP 8X graphics processing unit (GPU) for inclusion in the company’s 4MBO P.C.V.O (“Volks-PC”) AGP 8X computer systems.

   
NVIDIA Offers Industry's First and Only Family of AGP 8X GPU and Core Logic Solutions
TAIPEI, TAIWAN AND SANTA CLARA, CA—SEPTEMBER 25, 2002—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today introduced the industry’s first and only comprehensive family of AGP 8X-based products. Based on Intel’s AGP 3.0 specification, NVIDIA now offers an extensive range of top-to-bottom graphics processing units (GPUs) and platform processors for next-generation digital media, gaming, and business PC platforms.

   
NVIDIA Expands Market Penetration with New Toshiba Satellite Design Wins
SANTA CLARA, CA—SEPTEMBER 24, 2002—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today announced that the Company’s mobile graphics processing units (GPUs), including the GeForce™4 440 Go and GeForce4 420 Go, are now available in value and performance notebooks from the Computer Systems Group (CSG) of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc.

   
Touch Tools and NVIDIA Graphics Processors Hit the Road with Rock Icons Rush
TORONTO, CANADA—SEPTEMBER 23, 2002—Derivative Inc. today announced that it has teamed up with NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, to advance the art of real-time visual performance with an impressive display of 3D animation set to the music of legendary rock band Rush.

   
NVIDIA and Square Partner to Bring Final Fantasy XI to the PC
TOKYO GAME SHOW—ROPPONGI, JAPAN—SEPTEMBER 19, 2002—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today announced that it is working closely with Square Co., Ltd., (“Square”), Japan’s leading third-party developer and publisher of home video game console software, on the development of Final Fantasy® XI for the Microsoft® Windows® platform.

   
NVIDIA Quadro Graphics Recognized for Workstation Leadership by Top Publications
SANTA CLARA, CA—SEPTEMBER 12, 2002—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today announced that its NVIDIA Quadro®4 family of graphics solutions was recognized by two industry-leading publications—PC Magazine and Maximum PC—for its unprecedented 3D performance and innovative feature set for the workstation market.

   
NVIDIA NVDVD Now Playing on a PC Near You
SANTA CLARA, CA—SEPTEMBER 10, 2002—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today announced that NVIDIA® NVDVD™, a software-based DVD player, is now shipping with all retail GeForce™4 add-in card products from eVGA.com, a leading supplier of video graphics cards.

   
NVIDIA Key Member of the Intel Developer Network for PCI Express
INTEL DEVELOPER’S FORUM—SAN JOSE, CA—SEPTEMBER 9, 2002—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today announced that it has signed on as an initial member of the Intel® Developer Network for PCI Express, a Web-based community and forum for companies that are developing products and tools for the PCI Express™ architecture.

   
NVIDIA Named the Fastest Growing Company in America by Fortune Magazine
SANTA CLARA, CA—SEPTEMBER 9, 2002—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today announced that it has been ranked number one on Fortune Magazine’s annual list of America's 100 Fastest Growing Companies. NVIDIA achieved top honors by its outstanding performance over the last three years in earnings-per-share (EPS) growth, revenue growth and total return.

   
NVIDIA CEO and CFO Certify SEC Reports
SANTA CLARA, CA – AUGUST 30, 2002 – NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) today announced Chief Executive Officer, Jen-Hsun Huang, and Chief Financial Officer, Mary Dotz, signed and filed statements with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) certifying filings made by NVIDIA with the SEC in 2002. This certification was made pursuant to the SEC’s Order No. 4-460 of June 27, 2002, which required such filing by the NVIDIA officers on or before September 11, 2002.

   
NVIDIA Unleashes Detonator 40
SANTA CLARA, CA—AUGUST 29, 2002—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today announced the availability of the NVIDIA® Detonator™ 40 unified drivers for the Company’s award-winning suite of desktop, mobile and workstation Graphics Processing Units (GPUs). Detonator 40 delivers a robust suite of software applications designed to extend and enhance the visual computing experience, and gives users more control over their environment then ever before.

   
NVIDIA Releases Beta 2 of Cg Compiler and Toolkit
SANTA CLARA, CA—AUGUST 21, 2002—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today released Beta 2 of the NVIDIA® Cg Compiler and NVIDIA Cg Toolkit for Cg, a high-level programming language for content creation developers. This new version of the compiler and toolkit, available now at http://developer.nvidia.com, includes support for the OpenGL® GL_ARB_vertex_program extension, and allows developers to create shaders in the Cg Language Specification and implement them in the OpenGL 1.4 application programming interface (API).

   
NVIDIA nForce Lands Milestone Corporate Design Win with World's Largest PC Supplier
SANTA CLARA, CA-AUGUST 19, 2002-NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today announced that its NVIDIA nForce(TM) Platform Processors have been selected to deliver performance and stability to the new Compaq D315 Business PC from HP.

   
NVIDIA Reports Revenues and Earnings for Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2003
SANTA CLARA, CA. – August 15, 2002 – NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) today reported revenues and earnings for the second quarter of fiscal 2003 ended July 28, 2002.

   
NVIDIA Corporation Named Marvin D. Burkett as New CFO
SANTA CLARA, CA. — AUGUST 15, 2002 — NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today announced it has named Marvin (Marv) D. Burkett as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Mr. Burkett is a 34-year semiconductor veteran, and previously spent 26 years as corporate controller and then senior vice president and CFO at Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD).

   
NVIDIA Corporation Selects David M. Shannon as Vice President, General Counsel
SANTA CLARA, CA—AUGUST 13, 2002—NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today named David Shannon as vice president, general counsel. Mr. Shannon will report directly to Jen-Hsun Huang, NVIDIA’s president and CEO. Mr. Shannon comes to NVIDIA from Intel® Corporation, where he was vice president and assistant general counsel.

   
NVIDIA to Host Conference Call
SANTA CLARA, CA – AUGUST 7, 2002 – NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) will host a conference call to discuss its financial results for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2003 on August 15, 2002 at 2:00 PM, Pacific Time. The Company's remarks will be followed by a question and answer period, which will be limited to questions from analysts and institutional investors.

   
NVIDIA to Present at Pacific Crest 2002 Technology Forum
SANTA CLARA, CA – August 6, 2002 – NVIDIA(R) Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) today announced that key members of the NVIDIA executive management team will be presenting at the 2002 Technology Forum hosted by Pacific Crest Securities at the Sonnenalp Resort, Vail, Colorado on August 13, 2002 at 2:45 p.m. Mountain Time.

   
NVIDIA Announces Preliminary Second Quarter Results
SANTA CLARA, CA. – July 30, 2002 – NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) today announced that it expects to report total revenues of approximately $410 million to $430 million for the second quarter of fiscal 2003 ending July 28, 2002. The decrease in revenues from the prior period was primarily the result of broad weakness in the personal computer market. In addition, the Company expects to take a significant inventory write-off in the second quarter. Including the inventory write-off, the Company expects its earnings for the second quarter to be at or above break-even.

   
NVIDIA Chief Scientist Receives ACM Computer Graphics Achievement Award
SIGGRAPH 2002 — SAN ANTONIO, TX — JULY 24, 2002 — NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today announced its Chief Scientist and Vice President of Architecture, David Kirk, Ph.D., was honored by the ACM SIGGRAPH organization with a prestigious Computer Graphics Achievement Award for outstanding achievement in computer graphics and interactive techniques.

   
NVIDIA and Dassault Collaborate on Graphics Technologies for 3D PLM Solutions
SAN ANTONIO, TX (USA) – SIGGRAPH – July 24, 2002 – NVIDIA® Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA and Booth #8110) and Dassault Systemes (NASDAQ: DASTY; Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA) today announced that the two companies have collaborated on the development of graphics technologies that enhance realism and visual quality, and accelerate the design review and rendering capabilities of Dassault Systemes’ CATIA V5 and ENOVIA Portal products.

   
NVIDIA Quadro4 Solutions Power Ohio Supercomputer Center Graphics Cluster
SIGGRAPH 2002 — SAN ANTONIO, TX — JULY 23, 2002 — NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today announced that the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) has purchased and deployed over 50 NVIDIA Quadro™4 900 XGL workstation graphics boards for an integrated visualization cluster used to research large scale (Terascale) visualizations.

   
NVIDIA Open Sources Cg Compiler Technology
SIGGRAPH 2002 — SAN ANTONIO, TX — JULY 23, 2002 — NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today announced that it is open sourcing the NVIDIA Cg Compiler technology under a nonrestrictive, free license. Available in August for download from the developer.nvidia.com and www.cgshaders.org Web sites, this code will contain the parser that reads the language and creates intermediate code for compilation, as well as a generic back-end.

   
Cg Momentum Increasing in the Developer Community
SIGGRAPH 2002 — SAN ANTONIO, TX — JULY 23, 2002 — NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today announced that Cg—“C” for graphics, a high-level shading language which NVIDIA developed in close collaboration with Microsoft® Corporation—has been met with overwhelming enthusiasm, developer adoption and market acceptance. A little over a month after Cg’s official unveiling, the NVIDIA Cg Compiler and NVIDIA Cg Toolkit.

   
NVIDIA GeForce GPUs Number One in Retail Sales
SANTA CLARA, CA — JULY 22, 2002 — NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today announced that sales of the Company’s Graphics Processing Units (GPUs) has reached an all-time high in U.S. retail market share, powering the top three graphics boards sold, whether measured by units or by dollars.

   
NVIDIA Cg Training Workshops at Siggraph Already Full
SANTA CLARA, CA — JULY 18, 2002 — NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today announced it has added evening sessions to meet high developer demand for Cg education at the SIGGRAPH 2002 conference. In addition to the 12 planned sessions over July 22-25, NVIDIA will offer a 5:30-7:00 p.m. workshop on July 22, 23 and 24.

   
NVIDIA GeForce4 GPUs Power NetVista Desktop Computers
SANTA CLARA, CA — JULY 18, 2002 — NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today announced that its revolutionary GeForce™4 family of Graphics Processing Units (GPUs) will be featured in the IBM® NetVista™ series of desktop PCs. IBM is configuring the NetVista A Series PCs with graphics cards based on the award-winning GeForce4 Ti 4200 and the highly-regarded GeForce4 MX 420 GPUs.

   
NVIDIA GeForce4 MX Powers Graphics on New Apple iMac
MACWORLD CONFERENCE & EXPO — NEW YORK, NY — JULY 17, 2002 — NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today announced that the NVIDIA GeForce™4 MX Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) will be the graphics engine to power the new Apple® iMac™, which features a stunning 17-inch wide-screen flat panel display, introduced today at the Macworld Conference & Expo in New York.

   
NVIDIA GeForce4 Ti Upgrade Kits Now Available for Apple Power Mac G4 Desktops
MACWORLD CONFERENCE & EXPO — NEW YORK, NY — JULY 17, 2002 — NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today announced that add-in boards featuring the Company’s award-winning GeForce™4 Ti Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) are now available in an upgrade kit from the online Apple Store at www.apple.com.

   
NVIDIA and Shuttle Computer Open the Digital Media Gateway
PLATFORM CONFERENCE — SAN JOSE, CA — JULY 16, 2002 — NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, and Shuttle Computer Group, Inc., a leading provider of motherboards and small form-factor PCs, today announced an extensive partnership that will lead to the design of innovative new digital media platforms based on NVIDIA’s highly integrated NVIDIA nForce™2 Platform Processors and Shuttle Computer’s innovative, small-form factor PC designs.

   
NVIDIA New nForce2 Platform Processors Optimized for DDR400 Memory
PLATFORM CONFERENCE — SAN JOSE, CA — JULY 16, 2002 — NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today announced that the Company’s new NVIDIA nForce™2 Platform Processors will be qualified and optimized for Double Data Rate 400MHz (DDR400) memory modules, providing PC users with the fastest and most stable PC platform ever designed.

   
NVIDIA Unveils the nForce2 Family of Platform Processors
PLATFORM CONFERENCE — SAN JOSE, CA — JULY 16, 2002 — NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today unveiled the NVIDIA nForce™2—the Company’s newest family of highly integrated platform processors. With features and performance optimized for both the corporate and consumer desktop PC environments, NVIDIA’s nForce2 Platform Processors will transition the traditional desktop PC into a digital media platform suitable for new non-traditional PC markets and price segments.

   
NVIDIA Mobile GPU Provides Graphics Muscle to Toshiba Powerhouse
SANTA CLARA, CA — JULY 11, 2002 — NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today announced that the Computer Systems Group (CSG) of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. has chosen the NVIDIA GeForce4™ 440 Go mobile Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) to provide the graphics functionality for the Toshiba Satellite 5105-S701 notebook computer.

   
NVIDIA Workstation Products Recognized for Picture and Image Quality Excellence
SANTA CLARA, CA — JULY 8, 2002 — NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the world leader in visual graphics solutions, today announced that the NVIDIA Quadro®4 200 NVS and NVIDIA Quadro®4 400 NVS professional 2D graphics solutions won coveted 2002 Best Video Hardware Guide™ Awards from DisplayMate® Technologies Corporation, an independent testing company based in Amherst, New Hampshire and devoted to video testing, evaluation and optimization.

   
NVIDIA Drives 64-Bit Support for Workstations Based on Intel Itanium 2 Processor
SANTA CLARA, CA — JULY 8, 2002 — NVIDIA® Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA), the world leader in visual graphics solutions, today announced that its NVIDIA Quadro(R) family of workstation solutions deliver high-performance graphics support for high-end workstations based on the Intel(R) Itanium(R) 2 processor. NVIDIA has optimized its NVIDIA Quadro professional graphics solutions to take advantage of the performance and features of the Intel Itanium 2 processor.

   
NVIDIA Enlists in America's Army
SANTA CLARA, CA —July 2, 2002—Answering a call to action issued by the U.S. Army, NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the world leader in visual graphics solutions, today announced that it has formed a ‘special ops’ team to work closely with the development team behind the upcoming game “America’s Army,” and assist them in optimizing the game for NVIDIA Graphics Processing Units (GPUs). When powered by NVIDIA GPUs, “America’s Army” achieves amazing levels of graphic quality—from the barracks and bunkers rendered in rich 3D detail to the true to life character animations of real soldiers—providing gamers a truly immersive gaming experience.

   
NVIDIA Personal Cinema with GeForce4 Now Available
SANTA CLARA, CA -- JUNE 26, 2002 -- NVIDIA(R) Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today announced that NVIDIA Personal Cinema(TM), the industry's most complete digital entertainment solution, is now shipping with the GeForce4(TM) family of Graphics Processing Units (GPUs).

   
NVIDIA Ushers in a New Era in Graphics with its Advanced Compiler for the Cg Language
SANTA CLARA, CA — JUNE 13, 2002 — NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today introduced the NVIDIA Cg Compiler for the new industry standard Cg graphics programming language. The Cg Language (C for graphics) is a high-level graphics programming language, also announced today, that provides content developers with a complete programming environment to ease and speed the creation of special effects and real-time cinematic quality experiences.

   
NVIDIA Introduces "Cg" -- C For Graphics
SANTA CLARA, CA — JUNE 13, 2002 — NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today introduced the Cg Language Specification - C for Graphics. Cg is a high level programming language that enables content developers to create cinematic-quality real-time graphics easier and faster. Developed in close collaboration with Microsoft® Corporation (Nasdaq: MSFT), Cg gives developers a new level of abstraction, removing the need for them to program directly to the graphics hardware.

   
NVIDIA Cg Compiler and Cg Language Universally Embraced by the Graphics Community
SANTA CLARA, CA — JUNE 13, 2002 — NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today announced that the graphics community—including industry luminaries, game developers, middleware vendors, digital content creation (DCC) software vendors and rendering vendors—are overwhelmingly endorsing and adopting the Cg Language and the NVIDIA Cg Toolkit, unveiled earlier today.

   
NVIDIA to Support USB 2.0 in Future Platform Products
USB 2.0 DEVELOPERS CONFERENCE — SANTA CLARA, CA — JUNE 11, 2002 —NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide market share leader in visual platform technologies, today announced that its next-generation family of nForce™ Platform Processors will support Universal Serial Bus 2.0 (USB 2.0), a high-speed bus interface used to connect a myriad of digital devices, including handheld computers, digital cameras and optical mice.

   
NVIDIA nForce Platform Processors and GeForce GPUs Primed for New AMD CPUs
SANTA CLARA, CA — JUNE 10, 2002 — Furthering its commitment to the development of innovative, integrated platform technologies, NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) today announced that its entire family of nForce™ Platform Processors, as well as its Detonator™ series of Unified Drivers for the Company’s extensive line of GeForce™ Graphics Processing Units (GPUs), have been optimized to take advantage of the new high-performing, .13 micron-process-manufactured AMD Athlon™ XP processor 2200+, announced earlier today.

   
NVIDIA nForce Platform Processors Selected for NEC Desktop PCs
LONDON, ENGLAND AND TOKYO, JAPAN — JUNE 5, 2002 — NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) today announced that NEC Computer International (NEC CI) and NEC Corporation, the leading suppliers of mainstream PCs in Europe and Japan respectively, have chosen NVIDIA nForce™ Platform Processors as the core technology foundation for all of its AMD Athlon™ XP processor-based consumer desktop PC systems.

   
NVIDIA & AMD Partner To Create Powerful Commercial & Personal Computing Platforms
COMPUTEX 2002 — TAIPEI, TAIWAN — JUNE 3, 2002 — NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) today announced that the Company’s core products—including the NVIDIA nForce™ Platform Processors and GeForce™ Graphics Processing Units (GPUs)—will take full advantage of the unique technologies integrated into AMD’s next-generation Opteron™ processor and eighth-generation Athlon architectures. The AMD Opteron processor architecture will deliver a world-class computing experience for commercial and consumer users with a host of new innovations including an integrated memory controller and HyperTransport™ data bus technology. NVIDIA has both 32-bit and 64-bit software drivers in development that will leverage the power of the 64-bit AMD Opteron and Athlon processors upon their release in the market, and will introduce a new line of nForce-based core-logic chipsets for the AMD Opteron processor architecture later this year.

   
NVIDIA Workstation Graphics Solution Named 2002 Cadalyst Labs All-Star
SANTA CLARA, CA — MAY 30, 2002 — NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) today announced that the NVIDIA Quadro®4 900 XGL professional workstation graphics solution was named a 2002 CADALYST Labs All-Star award winner in the June issue of CADALYST magazine. CADALYST Labs reviewed the Quadro4 900 XGL graphics board previously using its standard suite of three benchmarks—C2001, MAXbench and ProCDRS-03—and gave it a Five Star Highly Recommended Rating (http://www.cadalyst.com/reviews/hardware/0502gcards/quadro4xgl.htm). In these CADALYST Labs tests, Quadro4 900 XGL demonstrated performance substantially faster than previously achieved top scores.

   
NVIDIA Quadro4 500 Go GL Chosen for Fujitsu Siemens Computers Mobile Workstation
LONDON, ENGLAND — May 29, 2002 — NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) today announced that Fujitsu Siemens Computers, the leading European computing company, will feature the NVIDIA Quadro4® 500 Go GL Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) in its forthcoming CELSIUS® Mobile H workstation. Based on a 1.7GHz Intel® Mobile Pentium® 4 processor, the CELSIUS Mobile H also includes a 15.1-inch TFT-UXGA display, five-channel Dolby® Digital surround sound, enhanced security and connectivity, and a unique modular design for easy expansion and user customization.

   
NVIDIA Reports Record Revenues and Earnings for First Quarter Fiscal Year 2003
SANTA CLARA, CA. – MAY 22, 2002 – NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) today reported record revenues and earnings for the first quarter of fiscal 2003 ended April 28, 2002.

   
NVIDIA Mobile GPU Captures Prestigious Mobile Computing Award
NAPLES, FLORIDA — GO MOBILE SPRING 2002 — MAY 21, 2002 — NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) today announced that its GeForce2™ Go Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) has received the award for “Best Mobile Component” of 2001 from Mobile Insights, a leading analyst firm based in Mountain View, CA. Recognizing the top mobile and wireless products as selected by leading industry press and analysts, the awards were announced on May 19th at the Mobile Insights’ seventh annual awards dinner held at the 2002 Go Mobile conference in Naples Florida.

   
NVIDIA Affirmed As Strongest Workstation Graphics Supplier
SANTA CLARA, CA — MAY 21, 2002 — NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) today announced that its Quadro™4 family of workstation graphics solutions delivered the highest performance results on the new SPECviewperf 7.0 3ds max-01 and Ugs-01 tests as well as the updated Light-05 test published by the Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation’s Graphics Performance Characterization (SPEC/GPC) group. NVIDIA’s Quadro4 graphics solutions decimated the competition with the best price/performance results across all of the SPECapc and SPECviewperf 7.0 benchmarks. The Company’s workstation products also achieved top performance marks on SPECapc Unigraphics V17, 3ds max™ 4.2™ and SolidWorks™ 2001™ tests. The results can be found online at www.spec.org/gpc/.

   
NVIDIA Drives New Digital Display Initiative
BOSTON, MA — SID 2002 TRADESHOW — MAY 21, 2002 — Recognizing the increasing use of digital displays in both home and corporate environments, NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) today announced a new AGP riser card technology initiative, called the Digital Display Port (DDP). NVIDIA’s DDP specification provides OEMs, system builders, and motherboard manufacturers an opportunity to offer end-users an inexpensive way—through the use of a low-cost AGP add-in card—to connect digital displays, including flat panel monitors and high-definition televisions, to PCs designed with an NVIDIA integrated graphics solution and an AGP expansion port.

   
NVIDIA Graphics Processors Primed For New Intel 845G and 845E Chipset Platforms
SANTA CLARA, CA — MAY 21, 2002 — Delivering the ultimate combination of performance and flexibility to mainstream desktop PCs, NVIDIA®Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) today announced that its GeForce4™ family of Graphics Processing Units (GPUs) provides the perfect blend of graphics processing power to Intel® Corporation’s newest 845G and 845E chipset platforms for the Pentium® 4 processor. Taking advantage of the increased bandwidth and DDR memory built into the new chipsets, NVIDIA GPUs are able to deliver high-end 3D graphics, multi-display flexibility and enhanced processing power to demanding applications such as 3D gaming and digital video playback, for the best multimedia experience possible.

   
NVIDIA Graphics Power New Games at E3 Expo
LOS ANGELES, CA - E3 EXPO - MAY 20, 2002 - Providing the ultimate platform for digital entertainment, NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) announced today that its Graphics Processors (GPUs) are the overwhelming choice to power the hottest new games-including PC and Xbox titles-on display at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), beginning May 22 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

   
NVIDIA CEO Honored With Prestigious Engineering Management Award
SANTA CLARA, CA — MAY 15, 2002 — NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) today announced that Jen-Hsun Huang, NVIDIA president and CEO, was recently recognized by the University of Southern California (USC) School of Engineering for his achievements in technical engineering and management excellence.

   
NVIDIA Quadro4 Graphics Series Selected Top to Bottom By Fujitsu Siemens Computers
LONDON — MAY 13, 2002 — NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) today announced that Fujitsu Siemens Computers, the leading European computing company, will feature the Quadro™4 XGL series of professional graphics solutions across its entire line of CELSIUS® workstations. Bringing its customers breakthrough application performance, graphics programmability and multi-display productivity, Fujitsu Siemens Computers will offer the NVIDIA Quadro4 900 XGL, Quadro4 750 XGL and Quadro4 550 XGL graphics solutions throughout its CELSIUS 400, CELSIUS 600 AND CELSIUS 800 workstation models.

   
NVIDIA GeForce4 GPUs Take The World By Storm
SANTA CLARA, CA — MAY 13, 2002 — NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) today announced that leading technology publications have declared the GeForce4™ series of Graphics Processing Units (GPUs) the best in its class, and have bestowed numerous editorial awards for technical excellence.

   
NVIDIA Personal Cinema Named "Best PVR PC Card" By Smart TV & Sound Magazine
SANTA CLARA, CA — MAY 10, 2002 — NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) announced today that NVIDIA Personal Cinema™, a product that marries the power of a PC with the consumer convenience of a Personal Video Recorder (PVR) by offering intelligent TV surfing and recording combined with industry-leading 3D graphics in one complete package, was named “Best PVR PC card” by the editors of Smart TV & Sound Magazine.

   
NVIDIA Mobile GPU Chosen by Legend to Deliver Outstanding Graphics to Asian Market
BEIJING — MAY 8, 2002 — NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) today announced that its new GeForce4(TM) 420 Go mobile Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) has been chosen as the standard offering in the Legend Soleil V80 notebook PC, now available in China. The addition of the GeForce4 mobile GPU to the Legend product line—following the adoption of the GeForce4 GPU in Legend’s business and home desktop PCs—further exemplifies the technology leadership and strong brand recognition of NVIDIA’s products in China.

   
NVIDIA Showcases Quadro4 Performance with Stellar SPEC Benchmark Results
SANTA CLARA, CA - MAY 7, 2002 - Following the most recent published benchmark results from the Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation’s Graphics Performance Characterization (SPEC/GPC) group, NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) announced that its Quadro(TM)4 family of Graphics Processing Units (GPUs) delivered the highest performance on the SPECviewperf 6.1.2 AWadvs-04, Light-04, MedMCAD-01 and ProCDRS-03 benchmark tests.

   
NVIDIA Graphics Processors Provide Perfect Companion to New Intel i850E Chipset
SANTA CLARA, CA - MAY 6, 2002 - Continuing to deliver high-end features and functionality to high-performance desktop PCs, NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) announced today that its GeForce4(TM) family of Graphics Processing Units (GPUs) provide the perfect companion to Intel(R) Corporation's newest i850E chipset for the Pentium(TM) 4 processor.

   
NVIDIA GeForce2 MX GPU Standard in Apple eMac
SANTA CLARA, CA — MAY 6, 2002 — NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) today announced that the NVIDIA GeForce2™ MX Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) is featured in the new Apple® eMac™, an innovative new computer system designed for education. Apple eMac systems featuring GeForce2 MX GPUs are available immediately from the Apple store for education http://store.apple.com/Catalog/US/Images/routingpage.html.

   
NVIDIA Named Workstation Graphics Market Leader by Gartner, IDC and JPR
SANTA CLARA, CA - APRIL 30, 2002 - NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) today reported that its Quadro™ family of professional graphics solutions have earned the top spot as the 3D workstation market leader in recent reports by Gartner, IDC and Jon Peddie Research (JPR), three respected research and consulting firms.

   
NVIDIA Anticipates Record Revenues and Earnings for First Quarter FY03
SANTA CLARA, CA. – April 29, 2002 – NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) today announced preliminary results for the first quarter of fiscal 2003 ending April 28, 2002.

   
NVIDIA Names Mary Dotz Interim Chief Financial Officer
SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 29, 2002 – NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) today announced that Mary Dotz, NVIDIA’s Corporate Controller, has been named interim Chief Financial Officer. Christine B. Hoberg is taking a leave of absence. The Board of Directors is initiating a search for a permanent CFO.

   
NVIDIA to Present at Merrill Lynch Technology Conference
SANTA CLARA, CA – April 25, 2002 – NVIDIAâ Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) today announced that key members of the NVIDIA executive management team will be presenting at the Hardware Heaven Technology Conference hosted by Merrill Lynch at the Ritz Carlton Hotel, San Francisco, California on May 1, 2002 at 9:30 a.m. Pacific Time.

   
NVIDIA Announces Availability of Quadro Graphics Solutions through PNY Technologies
SANTA CLARA, CA — APRIL 24, 2002 — NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) today announced that its award-winning Quadro™ professional graphics solutions will be available to system integrators, distributors, value-added resellers, and end users in the U.S. and Europe through its channel partner, PNY Technologies, Inc (PNY).

   
NVIDIA Introduces Groundbreaking New Mobile Workstation Solution
SANTA CLARA, CA — APRIL 23, 2002 — Coming on the heels of the worldwide rollout of the Quadro™ 4 family of professional graphics solutions, NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) today introduced the mobile version of its high-performance Quadro4 XGL series, the Quadro4 500 Go GL Graphics Processing Unit (GPU). NVIDIA’s Quadro4 500 Go GL GPU is the fastest mobile workstation solution available today for the professional digital content creator, MCAD engineer, or financial visualization professional looking to work on the go.

   
NVIDIA and Keyhole Partner To Bring You The World in 3D
SANTA CLARA, CA — APRIL 18, 2002 — Inviting consumers to view the digital world from their desktops, NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) today announced that it has formed a strategic partnership, including an investment commitment, with Keyhole Corporation, a rich mapping software and service provider. As a result of this agreement, NVIDIA will become the exclusive distribution partner for the consumer version of the EarthViewer 3D program, starting with an online promotion beginning next week at www.nvidia.com.

   
NVIDIA Drives Development of New PCI Express Graphics Interface
SEATTLE, WA - WINHEC 2002 - APRIL 17, 2002 - In an ongoing effort to shape and define standards in the graphics industry, NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) today announced that it is working with the Arapahoe Work Group to help develop the graphics bandwidth capabilities of PCI Express™, the new Intel® Corporation third-generation Input/Output (I/O) specification that connects computing subsystems and peripheral components at high-bandwidth speeds.

   
NVIDIA nForce Selected for HP Pavilion Desktop PCs
SANTA CLARA, CA — APRIL 15, 2002 — NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) today announced that the Company’s nForce™ 420-D platform processors have been selected for use in Hewlett-Packard Company’s HP Pavilion desktop PCs—further proof that NVIDIA’s nForce product family continues to be the PC platform of choice by leading OEMs and system builders worldwide due to its integration of innovative system, memory, networking, and audio technologies. According to NPD Techworld, a leading market research firm, HP Pavilion has been the number one retail desktop PC brand nationwide for the last 12 months.

   
NVIDIA to Present at RBC Capital Markets Conference
SANTA CLARA, CA – April 4, 2002 – NVIDIAâ Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) today announced that key members of the NVIDIA executive management team will be presenting at the Telecommunications and Technology Conference hosted by RBC Capital Markets at the Chateau Whistler Ski Resort Whistler, British Columbia, Canada on April 11, 2002 at 10:15 a.m. Local Time.

   
NVIDIA and Sony Online Entertainment Partner To Drive Online Gaming
GAME DEVELOPERS CONFERENCE — SAN JOSE, CA — MARCH 21, 2002 — NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) today announced that it is working closely with Sony Online Entertainment, Inc. to optimize two upcoming online games developed by Sony Online Entertainment. Star Wars® Galaxies™, to be published by LucasArts Entertainment Company, and PlanetSide™ will be among the first wave of games optimized for NVIDIA’s GeForce4™ Graphics Processing Unit (GPU), resulting in a gaming experience rich in crisp 3D graphics, unique visual effects and some of the most realistic, life-like images ever seen in an online game.

   
NVIDIA Powers Digital Entertainment Experience At Game Developers Conference
GAME DEVELOPERS CONFERENCE — SAN JOSE, CA — MARCH 21, 2002 — Powering the next generation of digital entertainment, NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) announced today that its graphics and multimedia technologies will power more than 100 new applications, all of which are on display at the Game Developers Conference, being held this week in San Jose, CA. This level of strong support demonstrates NVIDIA graphics as the platform of choice for game developers looking to push the boundaries of the gaming experience.

   
NVIDIA and Discreet Partner To Power Next-Generation Game Development at GDC
GAME DEVELOPERS CONFERENCE — SAN JOSE, CA — MARCH 21, 2002—NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) today announced that its new high-performance Quadro™ 4 professional graphics solutions are featured exclusively in Discreet’s “gmax-ready room” (room #C-2) and booth (#1426) at the Game Developers Conference (GDC), being held this week in San Jose, CA.

   
NVIDIA Launches New Select Builder Program
SANTA CLARA, CA—MARCH 20, 2002 — In a continued show of support for the growing system builder market, NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) today introduced its new NVIDIA Select Builder Program. Effective immediately, U.S.-based Program Members will benefit from new marketing and promotional resources as well as increased sales and technical support.

   
NVIDIA Mobile GPU Selected by WinBook Corporation
SANTA CLARA, CA — MARCH 18, 2002 — NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) today announced that WinBook Corporation has chosen the NVIDIA GeForce2™ Go mobile Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) for its newest notebook—the WinBook N4. Pairing NVIDIA’s award-winning GeForce2 Go graphics prowess with the new Mobile Intel® Pentium® 4 processor allows WinBook N4 users to maximize their mobile computing experience through superb performance while addressing the desire for controlling power consumption. This is the fifth Pentium 4 mobile design win the Company has achieved.

   
NVIDIA GeForce4 GPUs Hit Retail Shelves
SANTA CLARA, CA— MARCH 18, 2002 — NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the leading provider of GPUs to the retail channel, today announced that graphics cards based on its award-winning GeForce™ 4 series of Graphics Processing Units (GPUs) are now available from leading retailers worldwide. NVIDIA’s add-in board partners have stocked retail shelves with products based on NVIDIA’s GeForce4 Ti 4600 and GeForce4 Ti 4400 GPUs, as well as NVIDIA’s GeForce4 MX 460, GeForce4 MX 440 and GeForce4 MX 420 GPUs. Graphics cards based on NVIDIA’s GeForce4 Ti 4200 GPU are expected to be available at the end of April.

   
NVIDIA Mobile GPUs Lead the Charge for First Pentium 4 M-Based Notebooks
SANTA CLARA, CA — MARCH 18, 2002 — In a show of solid recognition as the technology leader in the mobile computing market, NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) today announced that it has secured multiple design wins among the industry’s leading notebook manufacturers including Dell, Toshiba, Acer and WinBook, flanking the new Intel® Mobile Pentium®4 Processor.

   
NVIDIA GeForce4 Ti 4600 Unleashes Power of Compaq Presario PCs
SANTA CLARA, CA — MARCH 18, 2002 — Adding to the tremendous momentum created by its latest product launch, NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) today announced that its revolutionary GeForce4™ family of Graphics Processing Units (GPUs) will be featured in Compaq Computer Corporation’s award-winning line of Presario™ desktop PCs, unleashing a new level of high performance never before seen on mainstream desktop PCs. Compaq is offering the award-winning GeForce4 Ti 4600 GPU in its Presario 8000 desktop PCs designed for the richest digital media and game play experiences, with an additional offering from the GeForce4 product family available in the coming months. Compaq Presario desktop PCs featuring GeForce4 Ti 4600 GPUs are available now and can be purchased online at www.athome.compaq.com.

   
NVIDIA GeForce4 Raises $8000 in Ebay Charity
SANTA CLARA, CA — MARCH 15, 2002 — Demonstrating strong consumer demand and excitement for its newest Graphics Processing Unit (GPU), NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) today announced that it has raised $8000 from the sale of its GeForce4™ Ti 4600 GPU in a fund auction held on eBay, The World’s Online Marketplace™ (http://www.ebay.com), to raise funds for the Children’s Health Council. The eBay auction winners are among the first consumers to own the powerful GeForce4 Ti GPU, announced by NVIDIA last month.

   
NVIDIA Extends System and Graphics Performance with nForce 620-D and nForce 615-D
CEBIT — HANNOVER MESSE, GERMANY, MARCH 13, 2002 — NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) today announced that it has brought the power and performance of DDR333 memory to its award-winning NVIDIA nForce™ Platform Architecture. The new NVIDIA nForce 620-D and nForce 615-D platform processors, which combine revolutionary PC platform technologies with the stunning speed of DDR333 memory, are on display in the NVIDIA booth (C13, Hall 19) and other partner pavilions at the CeBIT tradeshow in Hannover, Germany.

   
NVIDIA nForce Platform Technology Selected By Compaq
SANTA CLARA, CA — MARCH 13, 2002 — NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) today announced that the Company’s revolutionary NVIDIA nForce™ Platform Processing Architecture has been selected by Compaq Computer Corporation, the leading retail provider of desktop PCs, to power select models in its new line of Presario™ 6000 and Presario 8000 Internet Desktop PCs.

   
NVIDIA GeForce3 GPU Named "Best Hardware" By Computer Games Magazine
SANTA CLARA, CA — MARCH 6, 2002 — Adding to an already impressive list of awards, NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) announced today that its GeForce3™ Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) has been crowned “Best Hardware” of 2001 by Computer Games Magazine. Unveiled in the magazine’s March 2002 issue, the winners of the 11th Annual Computer Games awards represent the best products in PC gaming as selected by the magazine’s editorial staff.

   
NVIDIA GeForce4 Ti 4600 GPU Powers MicronPC High Performance Systems
SANTA CLARA, CA - MARCH 6, 2002 - Continuing the landslide support for its revolutionary new GeForce4™ family of Graphics Processing Units (GPUs), NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) today announced that MicronPC™ will feature the GeForce4 Ti 4600 GPU as part of its Millennia™ line of desktop PCs. The GeForce4 Ti 4600 GPU, the fastest and most powerful GPU in the world, combines the industry’s best graphics technology with a robust set of new features to provide consumers with the power and performance needed to unleash today’s most popular multimedia applications.

   
NVIDIA to Present at Wachovia Securities Convertible Securities Conference
SANTA CLARA, CA - March 5, 2002 - NVIDIA(R) Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) today announced that key members of the NVIDIA executive management team will be presenting at the Convertible Securities Conference hosted by Wachovia Securities at the Arizona Biltmore Resort and Spa in Phoenix, Arizona, on Friday, March 8, 2002 at 10:30 a.m. Local Time.

   
NVIDIA to Present at Morgan Stanley Semiconductor and Systems Conference
SANTA CLARA, CA - February 28, 2002 - NVIDIA(R) Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) today announced that key members of the NVIDIA executive management team will be presenting at the Semiconductor and Systems Conference hosted by Morgan Stanley at The Ritz Carlton Hotel in Laguna Niguel, California, on Wednesday, March 6, 2002 at 10:00 a.m. PT/ 1:00 p.m. ET.

   
NVIDIA nForce Platform Processing Architecture Garners Industry Acclaim
SANTA CLARA, CA - FEBRUARY 25, 2002 - NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) today announced that its nForce™ Platform Processing Architecture is quickly becoming the PC platform of choice for many of the industry’s leading motherboard manufacturers, PC OEMs and system builders worldwide. In addition, NVIDIA has been recognized by the worldwide editorial community for its nForce design, and lauded for leading technological innovation in the PC platform and integrated graphics space.

   
NVIDIA Graphics Processors Optimized for Intel Pentium 4 Processor
INTEL DEVELOPER’S FORUM — SAN FRANCISCO, CA — FEBRUARY 25, 2002 — NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) announced today that its GeForce4™ family of Graphics Processing Units (GPUs) and Quadro™4 series of workstation graphics solutions have been optimized to take advantage of the power and unique features of Intel® Corporation’s latest Pentium® 4 processor.

   
NVIDIA Unveils DVD Player/Decoder for the Ultimate PC Home Theater
INTEL DEVELOPER FORUM – SAN FRANCISCO, CA — FEBRUARY 25, 2002 — NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) today introduced NVDVD™, a new software-based DVD player/decoder architected specifically for NVIDIA’s family of graphics and multimedia processors. NVIDIA NVDVD, to be demonstrated this week at the Intel® Developer Forum, is designed to power DVD playback for a new generation of NVIDIA-based mobile and desktop PCs.

   
NVIDIA-Designed Xbox Processors Named "Best Gaming Chip Set of 2001" By Analysts
SANTA CLARA, CA — FEBRUARY 21, 2002— NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) announced today that its proprietary processors designed for Microsoft® Xbox™ has been named the “Best Gaming Chip Set of 2001” by Cahners In-Stat/MDR, publishers of the Microprocessor Report. The Xbox processors feature the dual-processing architecture of NVIDIA’s Xbox Graphics Processing Unit (XGPU) and Xbox Media Communications Processor (XMCP) to power the video game system’s standout graphics, audio and networking capabilities. The award, chosen by the analyst team of the Microprocessor Report, is one of the first presented in the fourth annual Analyst’s Choice Awards honoring the best in microprocessor technology unveiled in 2001.

   
NVIDIA to Present at Robertson Stephens Technology Conference
SANTA CLARA, CA – February 21, 2002 – NVIDIA(R) Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) today announced that key members of the NVIDIA executive management team will be presenting at the Technology Conference hosted by Robertson Stephens at The Palace Hotel in San Francisco, California, on Monday, February 25, 2002 at 4:00 p.m., Pacific Time.

   
NVIDIA Quadro4 900 XGL Graphics Solution First to Break 100 In ProCDRS Benchmark
SANTA CLARA, CA — FEBRUARY 20, 2002 — NVIDIA® Corp. (Nasdaq: NVDA), in conjunction with SPECapcSM, announced today that its Quadro™4 900 XGL professional graphics solution is the first workstation graphics solution to break a score of 100 in the ProCDRS-03 test, posting a staggering result of 103.

   
NVIDIA Quadro4 XGL Graphics Solution Selected For HP’s Professional Workstation Line
SANTA CLARA, CA — FEBRUARY 20, 2002 — NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) announced today that its Quadro™4 900 XGL workstation graphics solution has been selected by Hewlett-Packard Company to be offered with its line of professional workstation computing systems. The Quadro4 900 XGL graphics solution represents the industry’s fastest, most powerful professional graphics solution, which has posted a record-shattering SPECveiwperf™ ProCDRS-03 score of more than 100 running on an HP x2100 personal workstation (http://www.specbench.org/gpc/opc.static/viewresults.htm).

   
NVIDIA Quadro4 Family Revolutionizes Workstation Graphics Market
LAS VEGAS, NV - SOLIDWORKS WORLD CONFERENCE - FEBRUARY 19, 2002 - NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) today introduced the Quadro(TM)4 family of professional graphics solutions. The Quadro4 family of professional graphics solutions includes the Quadro4 XGL series and the Quadro4 NVS series - all of which deliver industry-leading performance and innovative features, strengthening NVIDIA's position as the technology leader in the professional graphics market.

   
NVIDIA Quadro4 Graphics Solutions Go "Top-to-Bottom" in Compaq Workstations
SANTA CLARA, CA - FEBRUARY 19, 2002 -NVIDIA® Corp. (Nasdaq: NVDA) announced today that Compaq Computer Corporation (NYSE: CPQ) will offer the Quadro™4 family of workstation graphics solutions in the company's line of professional workstation products, providing an ideal top-to-bottom solution for both high-end and entry-level workstations.

   
NVIDIA Quadro4 Solutions Selected by Top Workstation Manufacturers
LAS VEGAS, NV - SOLIDWORKS WORLD CONFERENCE - FEBRUARY 19, 2002 -NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) today announced that its Quadro(TM)4 family of professional graphics solutions, including the XGL series and NVS series, has been selected to power systems from the leading providers of workstation graphics solutions.

   
NVIDIA to Present at Credit Suisse First Boston Semiconductor Conference
SANTA CLARA, CA – February 15, 2002 – NVIDIA(R) Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) today announced that Jen-Hsun Huang, President and CEO of NVIDIA, will be delivering the opening key note address at the Semiconductor and Semi Equipment Conference hosted by Credit Suisse First Boston at Loews Miami Beach Hotel in Miami Beach, Florida, on Wednesday, February 20, 2002 at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time.

   
NVIDIA Reports Record Revenues and Earnings for Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2002
SANTA CLARA, CA. – FEBRUARY 14, 2002 – NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) today reported record revenues and earnings for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2002 and the year ended January 27, 2002.

   
NVIDIA Corporation Conducting Review of Certain Transactions at the Request of the SEC
SANTA CLARA, CA – FEBRUARY 14, 2002 – NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) today announced that, in response to an inquiry from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), it is conducting an internal review of the recording of certain reserves and the timing of recording certain expenses relating to the fourth quarter of fiscal 2000, and the first three quarters of fiscal 2001. Fiscal 2000 ended on January 30, 2000 and fiscal 2001 ended on January 28, 2001.

   
NVIDIA to Host Conference Call
SANTA CLARA, CA – FEBRUARY 11, 2002 – NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) will host a conference call to discuss its financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended January 27, 2002, as well as its expectations for the current fiscal year, on Thursday, February 14, 2002 at 2:00 PM, Pacific Time. The Company's remarks will be followed by a question and answer period, which will be limited to questions from analysts and institutional investors.

   
NVIDIA Launches the GeForce4 GPUs
SANTA CLARA, CA — FEBRUARY 6, 2002 — NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) today unveiled the all new GeForce4(TM) family of Graphics Processor Units (GPUs), the fastest, most innovative and powerful GPUs in the world. The GeForce4 GPU brings innovative and performance leading technology to multiple markets, including the desktop PC, the Mac and notebook computers.

   
NVIDIA GeForce4 GPUs Power Next-Generation Computers and Graphics Boards
SANTA CLARA, CA — FEBRUARY 6, 2002 — NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) today announced that the NVIDIA GeForce4(TM) family of graphics processing units (GPUs) has secured design wins with the industry’s top PC OEMs and add-in card manufacturers.

   
NVIDIA Ships World's Fastest Mobile GPU
SANTA CLARA, CA — FEBRUARY 6, 2002 — In conjunction with today’s launch of the Company’s new GeForce4 family of Graphics Processing Units (GPUs), NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) is pleased to announce that the world’s fastest mobile GPU, the GeForce4™ 440 Go, is now available as a standard offering in the new Toshiba Satellite 5005-S507 notebook.

   
NVIDIA GeForce4 MX 440 Now Available with HP Pavilion Home PCs
SANTA CLARA, CA — FEBRUARY 6, 2002 — NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) announced today that its GeForce4(TM) MX 440 graphics processing unit (GPU) is available as an upgrade option in all of Hewlett-Packard Company’s configure-to-order HP Pavilion home PCs.

   
NVIDIA Surpasses 100 Million Processor Milestone
SANTA CLARA, CA — FEBRUARY 5, 2002 - Representing another landmark event in the company’s history, NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) today announced it has shipped more than 100 million graphics processors. Demonstrating the remarkable popularity of the NVIDIA brand of graphics chips and processors, the 100 millionth milestone was achieved in less than five years.

   
NVIDIA Named "Company of the Year" by Jon Peddie Research
SANTA CLARA, CA - FEBRUARY 4, 2002 - In recognition of a landmark year of continued growth, NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) announced that it has earned "Company of the Year" honors from leading industry analyst Dr. Jon G. Peddie and his market research firm Jon Peddie Research (JPR).

   
NVIDIA Graphics Technology Now Standard in all Apple Desktops
MACWORLD SAN FRANCISCO–JANUARY 7, 2002 - NVIDIA Corporation today announced that with Apple's introduction of the new iMac with GeForce2 MX, NVIDIA graphics are now standard across all Macintosh desktop platforms. The performance and quality of NVIDIA's graphics combined with Apple's revolutionary ergonomic iMac design provides consumers with an affordable, high-performance desktop for today's exciting digital solutions.

   
NVIDIA Extends nForce Product Family with New nForce 415-D Platform Architecture
CES - LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - JANUARY 8, 2002 - NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) today introduced the nForce(TM) 415-D processor set, the latest addition to the Company's nForce Platform Processing product family. The nForce 415-D, the perfect complement to the new AMD Athlon(TM) XP 2000+ and other AMD processors, combines nForce's heralded Media and Communications Processor (MCP) with a new System Platform Processor (SPP) to deliver unparalleled memory, networking, audio, and PC performance.


 
 
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