New Wave of PCI Express Notebooks Launch With NVIDIA GeForce Go 6 GPUs
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
New Wave of PCI Express Notebooks Launch With NVIDIA® GeForce™ Go 6 GPUs
Acer, Asus, Gericom, Medion, Packard Bell, Sony, Toshiba and Others Offer Leading-Edge Technology With the Latest Crop of PCI Express Notebooks Available Immediately
BANGALORE, INDIA — February 14th, 2005 — NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), a worldwide leader in graphics and digital media processors, today announced the immediate availability of the GeForce Go 6600 and 6200 graphics processing units (GPUs) in the newest generation of PCI Express-based notebooks. Notebooks combining the graphics muscle of the GeForce Go 6 GPU series and the latest in Intel Centrino Mobile technology (codenamed Sonoma) are available for purchase now from Aopen, Arima, Asus, Clevo, Compal, ECS, FIC, Gericom, Medion, Mitac, MSI, Packard Bell, Sharp, Sony, Toshiba, Twinhead, Uniwill, and Wistron.
In addition to Gericom and Medion, GeForce Go 6 GPU powered notebooks will also be made available across Europe through Adam Reisig GmbH (Germany), AJP (UK), Aquarius (Russia), Enface (Italy), Evesham Technology Ltd. (UK), iRU (Russia) MV (UK) and Rover (Russia)
“The NVIDIA GeForce Go 6600 GPU delivers advanced graphics and multimedia performance that enhances the mobile computing experience for our Tecra Customers,” said Taro Hiyama, vice president of marketing, Digital Products Division, Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. “The inclusion of the GeForce Go 6600 GPU and other features further differentiates the Tecra and allows Toshiba to continue delivering leading-edge notebook computers.”
“Acer’s mission is to break down the barriers between people and technology and the actualization of that mission is achieved by delivering a truly immersive experience to the enduser,” said Lutz Schoppe, Director for Mobile & Convergence Products of Acer EMEA/PANAMERICA. “By adopting GeForce Go 6 series GPUs for our award-winning notebooks, Acer has chosen the state of art graphics, excellent video and uncompromised battery life. We are able to deliver an uncompromised multimedia experience courtesy of the NVIDIA GeForce Go 6600 GPU.”
More GeForce Go 6 series notebooks from Acer, Medion, Packard Bell and other OEMS, are expected to be available by the end of April 2005. These leading OEMs and ODMs have all selected the GeForce Go 6 series of GPUs to create PCI Express-based notebooks that are characterized by dramatically higher levels of graphics and video performance than previously seen.
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About the GeForce Go 6 Series
The GeForce Go 6 mobile GPU series offers a variety of multimedia features for mainstream notebooks, including the industry’s only solution compatible with the latest version of Microsoft® DirectX® 9.0 Shader Model 3.0, and NVIDIA PureVideo™ technology, the industry’s only embedded video processor for HD multimedia content. All NVIDIA mobile GPUs are completely compatible with Intel Centrino mobile technology, featuring integrated wireless connectivity with IEEE 802.11a/b/g networks.
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