Graphics Accelerators suit mobile and desktop workstations.

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NVIDIA Quadro® FX 4500 delivers up to 33.6 GBps memory bandwidth, 512 MB GDDR2 frame buffer memory, 256-bit memory interface, and support for two 3,840 x 2,400 resolution digital panels. Mid-range solution, NVIDIA Quadro FX 1500, offers 2 dual-link DVI connectors, 256 MB GDDR3 frame buffer memory, and HD video output. Also available, NVIDIA Quadro FX 560 includes dual-link DVI, fast DDR3 128 MB graphics memory, and HD video output. All models employ NVIDIA HPDR technology.



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NVIDIA Professional Graphics Offer Customers Enhanced Performance and Features on Mobile and Desktop Workstations



NVIDIA Quadro(R) FX Solutions Redefine Performance with Improved Features for High-Quality Graphics

SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 28 -- NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA), the worldwide leader in programmable graphics processor technologies, announces NVIDIA Quadro FX graphics solutions offering customers next-generation architecture, NVIDIA High-Precision Dynamic Range (HDPR) technology and refined vertex and pixel programmability for advanced graphics, are now being integrated into many of the newest mobile and desktop workstations from companies such as Hewlett-Packard.

"Industry-leading NVIDIA Quadro FX graphics are being adopted across a variety of workstation configurations, providing customers with the power, flexibility, and features they need to get the job done," said Dan Vivoli, senior vice president of the Professional Solutions Group at NVIDIA. "Companies, such as HP, with proven track records of delivering high-performance mobile and desktop workstations, continue to redefine performance for customers by offering the latest NVIDIA Quadro FX solutions for professional graphics."

NVIDIA Quadro FX graphics solutions continue to be one of the industry's top choices for professional graphics applications.

-- NVIDIA Quadro FX 4500 -- Delivers up to 33.6GB/sec. memory bandwidth, 512MB GDDR2 frame buffer memory, 256-bit memory interface and support for 2 ultra-high resolution (3840 x 2400) digital panels

-- NVIDIA Quadro FX 3500 -- Offers a new level of graphics performance and is fast becoming a standard high-end configuration for major OEMs and enterprise customers worldwide

-- NVIDIA Quadro FX 1500 -- The first mid-range solution to offer high-performance coupled with two dual-link DVI connectors, 256MB GDDR3 frame buffer memory and HD video output

-- NVIDIA Quadro FX 560 -- Introduces dual-link DVI, fast DDR3 128MB graphics memory and HD video output

"HP customers have long taken advantage of the range of NVIDIA Quadro solutions offered in our desktop workstations," said Jim Zafarana, vice president of marketing, Workstation Division, HP. "We are pleased our customers can now get the same professional graphics in the HP Compaq nw9440, the most powerful mobile solution we have ever offered, delivering workstation-caliber processing and graphics performance wherever your work takes you."

The HP Compaq nw9440 mobile workstation comes standard with NVIDIA Quadro FX 1500M graphics with 256MB of GDDR III video memory and delivers the performance, quality, and stability required for the most demanding projects. In addition, the latest desktop solutions -- the HP xw6400 and HP xw8400 workstations -- will offer a range of graphics to suit the diverse needs of HP customers. These include the NVIDIA Quadro FX 4500, NVIDIA Quadro FX 3500, NVIDIA Quadro FX 1500 and the NVIDIA Quadro FX 560 solutions announced in April 2006.

"HP and NVIDIA play an instrumental role in providing the hardware platforms that allow our customers to make, manage, and move their media," said Marc Stevens, vice president and general manager of Softimage Co., a subsidiary of Avid Technology, Inc. "When SOFTIMAGE(R)|XSI(R) -- the leading 3D character animation software -- is paired with NVIDIA Quadro graphics on HP workstations, our customers can count on stable, certified workstations that accelerate the creative process and streamline their workflow."

For more information on these and other NVIDIA Quadro products, please visit www.nvidia.com/quadro.

NVIDIA Corporation

NVIDIA Corporation is the worldwide leader in programmable 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.com.

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CONTACT: Kelly Dove of NVIDIA Corporation, +1-512-401-4514, or kdove@nvidia.com

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