SANTA CLARA, CA—November 19, 2007—This holiday season a new era of PC games, featuring advanced new graphics effects, will immerse gamers in cinematic realism like never before. Games like Crysis, Unreal Tournament 3, and Call of Duty 4 are sure bets to be at the top of the holiday gift list for the significant gamer in your life. And to supply the best visual experience when playing these new games, a new generation of notebook PCs equipped with ultra-modern GPUs (graphics processing units), such as the just-released GeForce® 8800M notebook GPUs from NVIDIA, will soon be available for order from notebook makers.
The new NVIDIA GeForce 8800M GTX and GeForce 8800M GTS score the highest on industry-standard benchmarks for GPUs in their class and are the perfect complement for the new generation of DirectX 10 games for the gamer on the go.
"I am absolutely amazed by the sheer performance of the new GeForce 8800M GTX-powered notebooks" said Mark Rein, vice president of Epic Games, creators of the game Unreal Tournament 3 and the Unreal Engine 3 game engine. "These next-gen machines run Unreal Tournament 3 fantastically even at HD resolutions of 1920x1200. I'm ordering one!"
Delivering the best performance for both DirectX 10 and DirectX 9, the GeForce 8800M GTX and GeForce 8800M GTS GPUs fill the top enthusiast GPU product positions in the popular NVIDIA GeForce 8M Series product line, continuing the company’s five generations of performance leadership in notebook GPUs. The new GPUs feature NVIDIA’s new, extremely efficient, unified architecture that delivers astounding levels of performance compared to previous generation GPUs.
“With the new GeForce GPUs, NVIDIA is bringing gamers the ultimate gaming experience available on a notebook,” said Cervat Yerli, CEO of Crytek.“For gamers wanting to experience the advanced visual realism of Crysis the new GeForce 8800M powered machines are the ones to get.”
In addition to serving as the core of a great, notebook gaming platform, the NVIDIA GeForce 8M Series GPUs feature the NVIDIA PureVideo® HD engine for superior quality playback of HD DVD, Blu-ray, and HD movie downloads. The GeForce 8M Series also contain NVIDIA’s PowerMizer® technology that intelligently balances battery life and performance.
“Alienware's philosophy when designing the industry's most powerful 17 and 15-inch notebooks was the commitment to using only the best components designed around the most current technologies,” said Frank Azor, Executive Vice-President for Alienware’s Product Group and Marketing.“Alienware proudly announces that our next generation notebooks, the Area-51 m17x and Area-51 m15x, launching early next year, will feature the raw power and vivid detail of NVIDIA’s GeForce 8800M GTX.”
Notebooks with the new GPUs will soon be available for order from notebook makers worldwide including Alienware, Eurocom, Gateway, and Sager in North America; AIRIS, Chiligreen, Cizmo, Cybersystem, Ergo, Nexoc, Novatech, Plaisio, Rock, and XXODD in Europe; Connoiseur in India; and MouseComputer and Pioneer Computers in Asia Pacific.
To learn more about the GeForce 8M Series GPUs and to find a list of the new generation notebooks using these GPUs, please visit www.nvidia.co.uk.
NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) is the worldwide leader in graphics processor technologies. The Company creates innovative, industry-changing products for computing, consumer electronics, and mobile devices. NVIDIA is headquartered in Santa Clara, CA and has offices throughout Asia, Europe, and the Americas. For more information, visit www.nvidia.co.uk.
Certain statements in this release including, but not limited to, statements as to: the features, uses, benefits, performance and capabilities of the GeForce 8M series of notebook GPUs, NVIDIA PureVideo technology, PowerMizer technology, and notebooks incorporating new the GeForce 8M series of GPUs; the availability of the GeForce 8M series of GPUs and laptops incorporating the GeForce 8800M Series GPUs; and the new era of PC games are forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause results to be materially different than expectations. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially include: delays in ramping new products into production; difficulties in the development of new and enhanced products; loss of performance of when products are used together; our reliance on third-parties to manufacture, assemble, package and test our products; whether customers continue to adopt our technologies and products; delay in the release of new PC games; manufacturing or software defects; the impact of technological development and competition; our reliance on third party manufacturers; changes in industry standards and interfaces as well as other factors 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 July 29, 2007. Copies of reports filed with the SEC are posted on our website and are available from NVIDIA without charge. These forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and speak only as of the date hereof, and, except as required by law, NVIDIA disclaims any obligation to update these forward-looking statements to reflect future events or circumstances.
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