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NVIDIA Introduces the First Notebook GPU Targeted Specifically For Business Use


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NVIDIA Introduces the First Notebook GPU Targeted Specifically For Business Use

Toshiba Launches Line of Business Notebooks Based on NVIDIA Quadro NVS 110M

BANGALORE, INDIA-February 7, 2006- NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in programmable graphics processor technologies, today announced that the first notebooks to feature NVIDIA Quadro® NVS graphics solutions will be the Toshiba Tecra® M5, Tecra A6, and Tecra A7 business notebooks. Delivering a combination of powerful features, performance, and system management tools, NVIDIA Quadro NVS graphics solutions provide business customers with notebooks that are both to deploy and maintain, and help to minimise total cost of ownership.

"Tecra notebooks are designed for users looking for a high level of performance and return on investment," said Jeff Barney, vice president of marketing, Digital Products Division, Toshiba America Information Systems. "These new GPUs from NVIDIA are specifically designed to handle the new wave of graphic-intensive business applications, making these notebooks a must have for business professionals."

Introduced four years ago, the NVIDIA Quadro NVS solutions have become the multi-display business graphics of choice for a broad range of business customers including trading floors, call centres, control centres and other business environments where large numbers of multi-display systems are required. Notebooks incorporating the NVIDIA Quadro NVS 110M GPU enable businesses to provide employees with mobile solutions that do not compromise on benefits, features and performance whether they are in the office or on the move.

NVIDIA Quadro NVS combines industry-leading hardware and software to allow businesses to effectively and efficiently manage their corporate desktops. Delivering both performance and stability, these platforms offer the extended product life cycles required to maintain specific configurations and maximise information technology investments.

The dockable Toshiba Tecra notebooks provide performance and stability in a durable package that is engineered for dependability and long life. NVIDIA Quadro NVS 110M GPUs work seamlessly with Intel Centrino Mobile Technology to provide a host of advanced power management capabilities and a range of display and multi-monitor options, in an easy-to-configure platform. The Tecra is a serious business notebook that meets the uncompromising demands of professionals, whether they are in the office, working from home or on the move.

NVIDIA Quadro NVS solutions offer support for the latest business applications and with a proven and stable architecture, NVIDIA provides a dependable solution to meet the needs of today's demanding business user.

The NVIDIA Quadro NVS 110M is available in the just announced Toshiba Tecra notebooks listed above and more information on these products can be found at For more information on NVIDIA Quadro NVS products, please visit

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

Certain statements in this press release including, but not limited to, statements as to our relationships with customers and partners in the film industry and the features, benefits, performance and capability of the NVIDIA Quadro FX 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, delays in ramping new products into production, adoption of other technologies or products by those in the film industry, manufacturing defects, incompatibility of technologies, reliance on third-party manufacturers, the impact of competitive products and pricing alternatives, n changes in the film industry standards, our dependence on third-party developers and other risks detailed from time to time in the NVIDIA reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission including its Form 10-Q for the quarter ended October 24, 2004. These forward-looking statements speak only as of the date hereof. NVIDIA disclaims any obligation to update these forward-looking statements.

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