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  • ForceWare Software for NVIDIA nForce3

    NVIDIA ForceWare software delivers a powerful suite of platform-specific features for the NVIDIA nForce3 MCPs, providing maximum product reliability and stability. A single ForceWare driver simplifies software upgrades and continual performance and feature updates ensure the longevity of your NVIDIA nForce-based PC.

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The digital media revolution is here. Millions of people use their PCs to create, edit, and share digital content. Today’s users are looking for PC solutions that can handle the processing, storing, and distribution of large amounts of digital content, and NVIDIA nForce3 media and communications processors (MCPs) deliver by combining innovative features in a unique single-chip motherboard solution that leverages the remarkable processing power of the AMD 64-bit CPUs.

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The combined AMD and NVIDIA architectures ensure the longevity of today’s PCs with designs tuned for emerging 64-bit operating systems and applications. Existing 32-bit applications can enjoy increased system performance, optimized communications, and superior media processing abilities on the NVIDIA nForce3 platforms. This next-generation architecture complements the latest AMD® Athlon™ 64 CPUs, while delivering innovative technologies for networking, storage, security and system performance. NVIDIA nForce3 combined with an AMD 64-bit CPU is the ultimate PC platform for home, work, and play.

NVIDIA nForce3 Ultra
NF3_Ultra_3D.jpgThe NVIDIA nForce3 Ultra delivers performance and stability with the most innovative technology and features, including the world’s first and only native Gigabit Ethernet interface and hardware-optimized Firewall security solution, for enthusiast class/high-end PCs running AMD Athlon™ 64 FX 53 processors.

  • Home: With an NVIDIA nForce3 MCP powering your home office or family room PC, you can have the ultimate digital media experiences—complete with high-speed connectivity for today’s networks, enterprise-class storage solutions, and the feature set required to take advantage of today’s latest digital devices and applications.
  • Work: The NVIDIA nForce3 MCPs make it easy to get more work done by delivering the best system performance, a complete suite of advanced functionality, and simplified management choices for your PC.
  • Play: When its time to take a break, the combination of the NVIDIA nForce3 MCPs and the latest NVIDIA-based graphics card provides the most tricked-out PC for escaping into the cinematic worlds of the latest 3D games.

Single-Chip Architecture:
Revolutionary single-chip architecture enables higher-quality, full-featured motherboards and delivers maximum performance with the lowest system latency.  The single-chip design also means less power consumption and less need for heat dissipation or special cooling hardware.

NVIDIA Firewall:
A high-performance, network-level firewall, NVIDIA Firewall protects your PC from intruders by filtering unauthorized traffic. Integrated into NVIDIA nForce3 MCPs with NVIDIA Gigabit Ethernet, it provides professional-grade traffic inspection capabilities, advanced management features--remote access, configuration, and monitoring--and is easy to use and setup via a user friendly wizard.

NVIDIA Networking Technology: 
NVIDIA networking delivers the highest throughput for network transfers and lower CPU utilization. The manageable and stable NVIDIA networking solution results in better networking performance and a lower total cost of ownership.

NVIDIA Gigabit Ethernet:
The industry’s fastest Gigabit Ethernet performance eliminates network bottlenecks and improves overall system efficiency and performance.

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