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NVIDIA and Sahara Deliver New Media-Rich GeForce 6150 - Based Digital Lifestyle PCs

 
 

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Luciano Alibrandi
Director of Product PR EMEA
Tel: +33 1 55 63 84 92
lalibrandi@nvidia.com

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NVIDIA and Sahara Deliver New Media-Rich GeForce 6150 - Based Digital Lifestyle PCs

BANGALORE, INDIA —March 3, 2006, —NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in programmable graphics processing technologies, and Sahara Computers and Electronics Limited (SCEL), a leading provider of high-performance computers, today unveiled its digital lifestyle PC based on NVIDIA technology. The GeForce 6150 graphics processing units (GPUs) and NVIDIA nForce 410 media communication processors (MCP) in Sahara’s computer series DT7120 have been chosen for their superior features and revolutionary design that delivers best-of-breed performance on today's hottest games and applications.

The NVIDIA GeForce 6150 is the only GPU in its class to support Microsoft® DirectX® 9.0 Shader Model 3.0. These GPUs not only power the latest effects without compromising on performance but also include NVIDIA® PureVideo™ technology to deliver crisp, vibrant video to the PC.

The Sahara DT7120 computer with NVIDIA graphics at its heart is available across the country through Sahara’s network of dealers. For information on this model please mail at: Info@saharacomputers.co.in.

“The NVIDIA GeForce 6150 GPU and the NVIDIA nForce 410 MCP in Sahara’s computers are the ideal combination for the home user to drive feature-rich games, video applications and immersive graphics,” said Alain Tiquet, NVIDIA’s group director for marketing in EMEA and India. “Together with Sahara, we plan to address the digital lifestyle needs of every consumer in India.”

George Van Der Merwe, COO Sahara Computers and Electronics Limited, added: "This addition of the GeForce 6150 and the nForce 410 gives Sahara consumers more choices for stellar video graphics options. Sahara is providing consumers with a personal computing offering that begins with the PC and extends to a complete digital experience."

Configuration:

Powered by AMD Athlon 64 3500+ processor & coming with Microsoft windows XP Home editions operating system, this new Series comes with Geforce 6100- M9, 80 GB hard disk drive, 512 MB FDD, 56K Internet FAX Modem, 6600 Gaming Card(NVIDIA), Gaming Pad and DVD RW . It also features Internet/Office Keyboard, 5 button optical mouse, 17’’ Color monitor and 2.1 MM Speaker set besides Sahara’s one year onsite Hardware Warranty.

About Sahara Computers and Electronics Limited

Sahara Computers and Electronics Ltd. (SCEL) is a joint venture between Sahara India Pariwar (SIP) and Sahara Computers (Pty) Limited, South Africa (SSA). It is setting up a manufacturing unit of computers, laptops and peripherals, the largest of its kind in India. This pools the expertise of the two leaders on a global scale, adding depth to India’s current information and Communication Technology (ICT) offerings. It will also strengthen the country's existing portfolio of products and reinforce the country's reputation for cutting edge technology, skilled ICT personnel and innovation.

About NVIDIA
NVIDIA Corporation is a worldwide leader in graphics and digital media processors. The Company’s products enhance the end-user experience on consumer and professional computing devices. NVIDIA graphics processing units (GPUs), media and communications processors (MCPs), and wireless media processors (WMPs) have broad market reach and are incorporated into a variety of platforms, including consumer and enterprise PCs, notebooks, workstations, PDAs, mobile phones, 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.in.

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