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NVIDIA to Showcase Next-Generation NVIDIA nForce® Professional 3000-Series Core-Logic Solutions At Computex


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NVIDIA to Showcase Next-Generation NVIDIA nForce® Professional 3000-Series Core-Logic Solutions At Computex

New NVIDIA nForce Professional 3000 Series MCPs Will Bring New Levels of Performance and Manageability to Enterprise Computing Markets

SANTA CLARA, CA—JUNE 6, 2006—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in programmable graphics processor technologies, today announced that the Company will be conducting technology demonstrations this week of its new NVIDIA nForce Professional 3000-series media and communications processor (MCP) at this year’s Computex tradeshow, being held in Taipei, Taiwan. Visitors to the NVIDIA booth, located in Exhibition Hall 1, #b810, as well as at many of the Company’s partner booths located elsewhere on the show floor, will be able to learn about the advantages that NVIDIA is bringing to enterprise computing markets, including a highly scalable and highly integrated architecture that is designed to deliver professional customers an advanced platform solution for workstation and server operating environments.

At its booth NVIDIA will have on display the new NVIDIA nForce Professional 3600 MCP, providing up to 28 lanes of PCI Express and the new NVIDIA nForce Professional 3050 companion chip, providing system integrators the ability to easily scale performance and features from single to multi-processor environments.

For the NVIDIA nForce Professional 3000 family, NVIDIA has integrated support for some of the industry’s most viable technologies aimed at providing NVIDIA enterprise customers with industry-leading levels of performance and system integration. Among the features NVIDIA has included into this next-generation product family are:

  • Industry-leading networking performance and support for up to four Gigabit Ethernet connections
  • Industry-leading storage capabilities with support for up to 12 SATA 3G/sec hard drives
  • Optimised manageability features, including remote management, enclosure management, and extensive error recording
  • Support for NVIDIA® SLI® technology—for the use of up to 4 GPUs simultaneously

“Computex is a great place to have the world’s first public showing of our newest professional products supporting AMD’s next-generation Opteron processors,” said Manoj Gujral, general manager of the professional MCP business group at NVIDIA. “As the leader in PCI-Express-based core-logic solutions for AMD Opteron platforms, we are excited about extending our reach even further into the server and workstation computing markets, and believe that our new NVIDIA nForce Professional 3000 family will provide our customers with a truly innovative, scalable, and reliable platform solution.”

Systems and motherboards based on the new NVIDIA nForce Professional 3000-series MCPs will be available soon from leading system integrators and motherboard manufacturers, including: Arima, ASUSTeK, Gigabyte, Inventec, Iwill, MSI, Quanta, Supermicro, Tatung, Tyan, and others.

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Certain statements in this press release including, but not limited to, the features, benefits, uses and capabilities of the NVIDIA nForce Professional 3000 MCP family, dates and sources of availability of these products, and advantages of using the NVIDIA nForce Professional 3000 MCP family 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, loss in performance or capabilities when our products are utilised with other products, changes in customer preferences or product uses, manufacturing or software defects, development of other advanced platform solutions for workstation and server operating environments, development of new technologies by our competitors, market adoption of devices using competitors’ products and technology, the impact of competitive products and pricing alternatives, changes in industry standards and interfaces, and other risks detailed from time to time in the reports NVIDIA files with the Securities and Exchange Commission including its Form 10-Q for the period ended April 30, 2006. These forward-looking statements speak only as of the date hereof. NVIDIA disclaims any obligation to update these forward-looking statements.