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NVIDIA Introduces the First PCI Express Mobile Workstation for Professional Application Users

 
 

NVIDIA Corporation:

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

Press Relations:

Ciarán Brennan or Clive Gorman
Bastion (NVIDIA PR)
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

NVIDIA Introduces the First PCI Express Mobile Workstation for Professional Application Users

NVIDIA Quadro® FX Go1400 Portable Workstations from Alienware, BOXX Technologies, Dell and Eurocom Power Professional 2D/3D Applications

LONDON — February 2nd, 2005 — NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), a worldwide leader in graphics and digital media processors, today announced the latest version of its industry-leading mobile workstation GPUs. The NVIDIA Quadro FX Go1400 mobile GPU for PCI Express resets the bar for mobile workstation graphics, providing the performance, programmability, precision and quality CAD, DCC and scientific applications require..

With NVIDIA Quadro FX Go professional solutions, graphics professionals no longer have to sacrifice power and functionality for flexibility and mobility. The NVIDIA Quadro FX Go mobile GPU provides a full complement of workstation features, including hardware-accelerated antialiased lines, OpenGL hardware overlay planes and two-sided lighting, providing extraordinary application performance and a high level of quality.

“BOXX is known for its commitment to the animation and digital media communities with high-performance, flexible workstations that deliver performance and offer integration innovation,” said Reese Gautschi, director of marketing at BOXX Technologies. “The introduction of NVIDIA Quadro FX Go mobile GPU demonstrates our ability to meet the diverse needs of our customers by delivering the best mobile graphics solution for digital content creation in the new GoBOXX 2200.”

"Alienware offers a broad line-up of both desktop and mobile workstation solutions powered by NVIDIA Quadro GPUs. The NVIDIA Quadro FX Go1400 GPU helps Alienware deliver a truly capable workstation for professionals in every creative field in a conveniently mobile platform," said Robert Lusk, vice president of sales and marketing for Alienware.

A true desktop workstation replacement solution, the NVIDIA Quadro FX Go1400 mobile GPU features the latest NVIDIA® architecture:

  • New superscalar architecture providing up to 2x the graphic performance of the previous generation;
  • PCI Express offering blazing fast read back performances;
  • 256MB of 256-bit frame buffer memory;
  • Rotated Grid FSAA significantly increases colour accuracy and visual quality;
  • Industry’s only Shader Model 3.0 support;
  • Full 128-bit Precision Graphics Pipeline;
  • 32-bit per component floating point capabilities enable unprecedented image quality;
  • 12-bit sub-pixel Precision delivers high geometric accuracy;
  • PowerMizer™ 5.0 technology, maximising battery life;
  • Video Processor enables hardware acceleration of video processing.

These features make the NVIDIA Quadro FX Go1400 mobile GPU an ideal solution for professional 2D and 3D designers, video, scientists, engineers, researchers and game developers.

"Professionals have come to rely on the consistent performance and quality of NVIDIA Quadro solutions,” said Jeff Brown, general manager of the professional solutions group at NVIDIA. “NVIDIA Quadro FX Go1400 mobile workstations allow these users to sustain their productivity when taking their projects on the road.”

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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Adam Foat Product PR Manager, UK and Northern Europe
NVIDIA Ltd
afoat@nvidia.com
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