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NVIDIA GeForce 6-Series GPUs Achieve Top 3dMark05 Score of 7229

 
 

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NVIDIA GeForce 6-Series GPUs Achieve Top 3dMark05 Score of 7229

THEALE, BERKSHIRE—SEPTEMBER 29, 2004—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), a worldwide leader in graphics and digital media processors, today announced that the Company has set the bar for 3dMark™05, the latest PC performance benchmark from Futuremark® Corporation. In benchmark tests performed by NVIDIA using 3dMark05, the NVIDIA® GeForce™ 6800 Ultra SLI™ achieved an industry high-score of 7229*.

“These results validate that the NVIDIA GeForce 6-Series of GPUs is a gamer’s dream, and delivers the cutting-edge technology that enthusiasts demand,” said Ujesh Desai, general manager for desktop GPUs at NVIDIA. “We believe the NVIDIA SLI multi-GPU technology is the must-have feature for performance PCI Express graphics.”

NVIDIA SLI is a patent-pending hardware and software solution that enables gamers to connect two PCI Express-based NVIDIA GeForce 6-Series graphics cards on their PCI Express-compatible motherboards to deliver blazing performance.

*7229 score based on two GeForce 6800 Ultra PCI Express graphics cards running in SLI-mode on an Intel Tumwater system with a Pentium4 3.4GHz EE using the ForceWare 66.51 driver.

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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.

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