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NVIDIA GeForce FX 5900 Ultra Wins Popular Science "Best of What's New" Award


High-Performance Graphics Processor Named One of the Top 100 Innovations of the Year in Science and Technology

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SANTA CLARA, CA—NOVEMBER 7, 2003—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today announced that the Company has been recognized by Popular Science magazine for delivering one of  the top 100 innovations of the year in science and technology. The NVIDIA® GeForce™ FX 5900 Ultra graphics processing unit (GPU) was awarded a  Popular Science “Best of What’s New” award in the Computing category for its ability to deliver cinematic-quality graphics in real-time on desktop PCs. The December issue of Popular Science featuring the 16th Annual “Best of What’s New” awards hits newsstands on November 12.

“Best of What’s New is the culmination of a year’s worth of searching, testing, and deciding from among a huge range of products—all of which stand to change the way we live, work and play,” said Scott Mowbray, Editor-in-Chief, Popular Science.

“The NVIDIA GeForce FX 5900 Ultra is a breakthrough technology designed to make possible a new era of cinematic computing,” said Dan Vivoli, executive vice president of marketing at NVIDIA. “To receive award recognition from the editors of Popular Science is a huge complement to NVIDIA’s vision and engineering talent.”

The GeForce FX 5900 Ultra, the flagship product in the GeForce FX family, has been called the fastest GPU on the market by industry pundits. The NVIDIA GeForce FX family of GPUs is the industry's first complete family of GPUs to deliver real-time, cinematic quality graphics and special effects on par with Hollywood movies on the desktop PC at price points ranging from $79-$499.

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

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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