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NVIDIA Quadro® FX 3500 Graphics Standard in New Dell Precision Workstation


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NVIDIA Quadro® FX 3500 Graphics Standard in New Dell Precision Workstation

Enhanced Dual-Link DVI and Stereo Support Target High-End CAD, DCC and Scientific Visualisation Customers

SANTA CLARA, CA—May 22, 2006—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in programmable graphics processor technologies, today announced NVIDIA Quadro FX 3500 professional graphics has been selected as the standard high-end solution in the Dell PrecisionTM 380 workstation. This latest addition to the graphics options brings a new level of price performance with features like two dual-link DVI connectors and stereo support to professional CAD, DCC and scientific visualisation applications.

“The Dell Precision 380 is a very flexible workstation solution for professionals, offering an extensive range of configuration options,” said Jeff Brown, general manager for NVIDIA professional products. “The NVIDIA Quadro FX 3500 solution resets the performance bar for high-end professional graphics and offers the features and ISV certifications Dell workstation customers require.”

"Dell’s industry leadership and direct business model uniquely position us to be the first to introduce NVIDIA Quadro FX 3500 graphics on desktop workstations, providing our customers with a significant performance upgrade option at a very appealing price point," said Darrel Ward, director, Dell Precision Workstations. "The Dell Precision 380 is designed to offer our customers all the features and certifications of a workstation-class solution and provide options that significantly improve graphics performance in a compelling platform."

The NVIDIA Quadro FX 3500 solution offers 256MB of GDDR3 dedicated video memory and an extremely fast 42.2 GB/second memory bandwidth, which helps deliver outstanding application performance. The two dual-link DVI-I connectors can be used to drive up to two Dell 3007WFP 30-inch UltraSharp Widescreen Flat Panel Monitors, which offer a maximum resolution of 2560 x 1600 (WQXGA) for incredibly sharp and vivid image and video quality.

NVIDIA Quadro FX graphics products are available through leading OEMs, including Dell, and through channel partner PNY Technologies (EMEA). For more information on these and other NVIDIA Quadro products, please visit

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

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