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NVIDIA Mobile GPU Added To IBM ThinkPad Line

 
 

NVIDIA Corporation:

Andrew Humber
European PR Manager
NVIDIA Ltd
ahumber@nvidia.com

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

NVIDIA Mobile GPU Added To IBM Thinkpad Line

IBM Selects GeForce FX Go5200 for New Thinkpad Based on Razor Sharp Visuals and Outstanding Reliability

LONDON — OCTOBER 29TH, 2004 — NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), a worldwide leader in graphics and digital media processors, today announced that the GeForce™ FX Go5200 graphics processing unit (GPU) has been selected for use in the IBM ThinkPad G41 notebook PC. IBM ThinkPads are built for business, with users who value improved efficiency and increased productivity. The Thinkpad is highly regarded as the notebook-of-choice in the commercial PC notebook market and the addition of sharp visuals and outstanding reliability, courtesy of the GeForce FX Go5200, will enhance productivity and usability.

The IBM ThinkPad G41, available with either 64MB or 128MB of dedicated graphics memory and an Intel Pentium 4 processor retails for approximately $1,679.00 and is immediately available from www.ibm.com and through various IBM channel partners. By offering the ThinkPad G41 with GeForce FX Go5200, IBM can offer customers an outstanding combination of a large display, affordable pricing and a powerful CPU paired with a world-class GPU that delivers the crisp, clean visuals that business users are increasingly demanding.

“The award-winning IBM ThinkPad brand is synonymous with unrivaled innovation, impeccable service and outstanding reliability,” said Jeff Fisher, executive vice president of sales atNVIDIA. “The inclusion of the NVIDIA GeForce FX Go5200 for razor sharp graphics is an excellent addition to this superb product line.”

About the GeForce FX Go5200

The GeForce FX Go5200 is an excellent solution for mobile entertainment computing. Combining world-class video playback, the latest Powermizer™ power-saving technology and rock-solid software compatibility, reliability and stability. The GeForce FX Go5200 is an excellent solution for portable devices designed for work or play. The GeForce FX Go5200 also delivers full Microsoft DirectX 9.0 hardware compliance to the mainstream, mobile market segment and is designed to deliver cinematic-quality special effects and studio-quality color.

About NVIDIA
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 2,000 people worldwide. For more information, visit the Company’s Web site at www.nvidia.co.uk.

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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NVIDIA Ltd
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