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New NVIDIA® GeForce™ 7800 GT Available For Back—To—School Season

 
 

NVIDIA Corporation:

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

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Wildfire PR
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

New NVIDIA® GeForce™ 7800 GT Available For Back-To-School Season

NVIDIA Extends Award-Winning GeForce 7 Technology Leadership into Performance Segment

THEALE, ENGLAND-AUGUST 11, 2005-NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), a worldwide leader in graphics and digital media processing, today introduced and announced immediate availability of the company's new NVIDIA GeForce 7800 GT graphics processing unit (GPU). Based on the award-winning GeForce 7800 GTX architecture, this new GPU brings support for next-generation gaming technologies-including Shader Model 3.0, high-dynamic range (HDR) lighting, and NVIDIA Scalable Link Interface (SLI) multi-GPU technology-to lower price points.

"GeForce 7-based products have won over 50 awards and industry experts have praised NVIDIA for pioneering Shader Model 3.0, HDR lighting, and SLI technology-validating the GeForce 7 architecture as the must-have graphics technology for today and tomorrow's PC gaming," stated Ujesh Desai, general manager of desktop GPUs at NVIDIA. "By leveraging this highly scalable architecture, we are able to bring these new features to new price points and reach a wider audience."

NVIDIA GeForce 7800 GT GPU-based graphics cards are available immediately for a suggested retail price of £299 from the world's leading add-in card makers, including: Albatron, Aopen Inc., ASUS Computer International, Biostar, BFG Technologies, Inc., Chaintech Computer Co. Ltd., Citygate/Triple D, Elsa, Epsco, Evertop, eVGA.com Corporation, Gainward Co. Ltd., Galaxy, Geniman, GIGA-BYTE Technology Co., Ltd., Innovision, Leadtek Research Inc., MICRO-STAR International Co., Ltd., MSI Computer Corporation, Palit Microsystems, Inc., PNY Technologies, Inc., Point of View, Restech, Sigmacom, Sparkle Computer Co. Ltd., and XFX. GeForce 7800 GT-based add-in cards are available today from major online retailers worldwide and are also powering systems from over 50 of the world's leading systems builders.

The GeForce 7 Series, including the GeForce 7800 GT, will be featured starting today at QuakeCon, which is being held August 11-14th at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center in Grapevine, Texas. For more information on these new products, please visit http://www.nvidia.co.uk/. For a complete list of e-tailers with immediate availability of GeForce 7800 GT based add-in cards and system builders with GeForce 7800 GT-powered systems, please visit: www.nvidia.co.uk/object/powerof3_uk.html

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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