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NVIDIA and ASUS Partner To Deliver New Media-Rich GeForce Go 7300-Based Notebook PCs

 
 

NVIDIA Corporation:

Andrew Humber
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NVIDIA Ltd
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

NVIDIA and ASUS Partner To Deliver New Media-Rich GeForce Go 7300-Based Notebook PCs

THEALE, ENGLAND -OCTOBER 25, 2005-NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in programmable graphics processing technologies, and ASUS, a leading provider of high-performance notebooks, today unveiled the latest in ASUS' award-winning A6 Notebook Series - the A6Vm and A6Km. The two all-new notebooks are the world's first launched designs to incorporate the NVIDIA GeForce Go 7300 graphics processing unit (GPU).

"The ASUS A6Vm and A6Km models were meticulously designed to raise the bar for multimedia capabilities in mainstream notebooks," said Tony Chen, general manager of ASUS' Notebook Business. "The GeForce Go 7300's powerful 3D and video capabilities enabled us to achieve exactly that."

Fully utilising the awesome graphics & video processing quality of the new GeForce Go 7300 Mobile GPU, the new multimedia notebooks feature a gorgeous 15.4" wide-screen panel, a built-in 1.3M pixel camera, full wired & wireless connectivity (Gigabit-Ethernet, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi), and a powerful multimedia system configuration, including the latest Intel Pentium M and AMD Turion 64 processors.

"As consumers become more savvy and demanding in their requirements for good graphics and video on their PCs, the shortcomings of a lot of notebooks on the market become apparent," said Rob Csongor, general manager of notebook GPUs at NVIDIA. "By utilising the GeForce Go 7300 in these new notebooks, Asus is delivering unparalleled multimedia capabilities, in a no-compromise portable notebook."

Based on NVIDIA's latest, award-winning GeForce 7-Series Architecture, the NVIDIA GeForce Go 7300 GPU features a completely redesigned architecture to deliver a number of groundbreaking achievements, including:

  • NVIDIA® CineFX™ 4.0 engine, brand new programmable superscalar shader architecture, delivering twice the graphics horsepower of the previous generation notebook GPUs
  • Support for the latest games and applications with DirectX 9 Shader Model 3.0 and Film Quality HDR, the must have feature for developers delivering more realism to Real-Time Gaming
  • NVIDIA® PureVideo™ technology, allows users to experience home theatre quality video on the notebook PC
  • NVIDIA® TurboCache™ technology combines the capacity and bandwidth of dedicated video memory with dynamically allocated system memory - to turbocharge graphics performance.
  • NVIDIA® PowerMizer™ technology, advanced power management to maximise battery life is achieved in the same power budget as the previous generation GPUs, the result is less heat generated with maximum battery life

Specification summary

A6Vm

  • Intel® Centrino™ Mobile Technology
    • Intel® Pentium® M Processor 700 Sequence (1.60-2.13GHz, 533 MHz, 2MB L2 Cache)
    • Mobile Intel® 915PM Express Chipset
    • IIntel® PRO/Wireless 2915ABG Network Connection
  • Microsoft® Windows® XP
    • Home
    • Professional
  • DDRII 533MHz, up to 1GB
  • 15.1" XGA,SXGA/15.4" WXGA Color Shine LCD
  • NVIDIA® GeForce™ Go 7300 with 128MB/256MB TurboCache™Go7300
  • 40/60/80/100GB
  • Built-in 1.3M pixel webcam
  • 802.11b/g, a/b/g, 10/100/1000, Bluetooth V2.0+EDR
  • 1x TV-Out, 4x USB, 1x Card Reader
  • 35.4x28.4x3.5 cm, 2.85Kg

A6Km

  • AMD® Turion™ 64 Mobile Technology, 1MB L2 cache
  • 25W MT28/30/32/34/37; 35W ML-30/34/37/40
  • Microsoft® Windows® XP
    • Home
    • Professional
  • DDR333, up to 1 GB
  • 15"/15.4" XGA/WXGA(Color Shine)
  • NVIDIA® GeForce™ Go 7300 with 128MB/256MB TurboCache™
  • 40/60/80/100GB
  • Built-in1.3 M pixel webcam
  • 10/100/1000, 1xBluetooth V2.0+EDR
  • 1x TV-Out, 4x USB, 1x Card Reader,
  • 354x284x35mm, 2.85Kg

For more information on the revolutionary new notebooks and the GeForce Go 7300 GPU, please visit http://www.nvidia.co.uk and http://uk.asus.com/

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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