Graphics Boards optimize workstation/cluster performance.

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Based on unified architecture, NVIDIA Quadro® FX 5800 by PNY and NVIDIA Quadro FX 4800 by PNY are scalable GPU accelerated solutions that handle datasets and specialized needs of demanding industries. NVIDIA Quadro FX 5800 by PNY offers 4 GB graphics memory and up to 102 GB/sec memory bandwidth as well as 240 CUDA(TM) programmable parallel cores. Featuring 1.5 GB frame buffer with 76.8 GB/sec memory bandwidth, NVIDIA Quadro FX 4800 by PNY incorporates 192 processor cores.

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NVIDIA Quadro FX 5800 by PNY with 4GB of Frame Memory Delivers the Ultimate Graphics Technology for Workstation and Cluster Performance

New NVIDIA Quadro(R) FX 5800 by PNY and NVIDIA Quadro FX 4800 by PNY provide state-of-the-art, high-demand graphics performance for a wide range of intensive styling, oil and gas exploration, broadcast and film, and scientific applications

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Dec. 18 -- PNY Technologies(R) today announced the immediate availability of its new ultra high-performance graphic boards, the NVIDIA Quadro FX 5800 by PNY and NVIDIA Quadro FX 4800 by PNY. Both of these highly scalable GPU accelerated solutions are also available in Genlock/framelock and HD-SDI versions. Based on NVIDIA's second generation unified architecture, and offering up to 4GB GPU memory, an industry-first, these new additions to the NVIDIA Quadro FX product line are designed to handle massive datasets and specialized needs for the Visualization & Simulation, Oil & Gas Exploration and Broadcast & Film markets.

"GraphStream is pleased to work together with PNY and NVIDIA to launch a new generation of innovative platforms based on the NVIDIA Quadro FX 5800 by PNY," said Craig Dunwoody, CEO, GraphStream Incorporated. "Relative to previous platforms, we are offering improvements of up to 200% - 400% in the performance and capacity of the GPUs. This will bring dramatic efficiency gains to a wide range of technical-computing applications."

"With its enormous 4GB frame buffer and high performance, the NVIDIA Quadro FX 5800 SDI by PNY provides GPU-centric applications like ASSIMILATE's SCRATCH with immediate benefits and huge potential going forward," said Jeff Edson, president and CEO, ASSIMILATE.

"By combining advanced visualization and computational performance, these latest additions to the NVIDIA Quadro FX ultra high-end professional graphics board family enable our partners to deliver next generation solutions for large scale clusters, aerospace image generators, tiled wall displays, high-definition projection, as well as film and broadcast applications," said Jeff Medeiros, senior business development manager, PNY Technologies.

The new line up includes:
-- NVIDIA Quadro FX 5800 by PNY: Offering the industries first 4 GB of graphics memory and massive memory bandwidth of up to 102 GB per second and 240 CUDA(TM) programmable parallel cores, the Quadro FX 5800 by PNY is the most powerful professional graphics board in graphics history.
-- NVIDIA Quadro FX 4800 by PNY: Features a large 1.5 GB frame buffer with 76.8GB/sec memory bandwidth. It delivers a second-generation NVIDIA unified architecture GPU delivering up to 50% increased performance over first generation products through 192 processor cores.

Both ultra high performance graphics boards are available in a:
-- Genlock/frame lock version: capabilities provide the functionality required for advanced multi-system visualization environments.
-- SDI version: Delivering uncompressed SDI output in 2K, HD or SD format, these graphics boards are the ultimate HD-SDI "live-to-air" Broadcast and Film solution.

Other standout features include: Interactive 4D modeling with time lapse capabilities; true 10-bit color enabling billions rather than millions of color variations for rich, vivid image quality with the broadest dynamic range; NVIDIA SLI(TM) technology for improved graphics performance; dual DisplayPort support for ultra-high resolution panels (up to 2560 x 1600); quad buffered stereo connector; dual-link DVI-I display connectivity; NVIDIA PureVideo(TM) HD technology for outstanding picture clarity, smooth video playback, and accurate color and precise image scaling for SD and HD content; and full Shader Model 4.0 and DirectX 10 capability support as well as full industry-standard OpenGL 2.1 support for Windows or Linux.

The NVIDIA Quadro FX 5800 by PNY and the NVIDIA Quadro FX 4800 by PNY professional graphics boards are available to system integrators, value-added resellers, and distributors throughout North and South America. PNY Technologies, Inc is the exclusive NVIDIA Quadro partner for the Americas and Europe. All products in the NVIDIA Quadro by PNY series come with a three-year warranty (one year standard plus two additional years upon completion of a registration form on PNY Technologies' web site). For additional information, visit PNY Technologies web site at

For more information on NVIDIA Quadro by PNY professional graphics boards contact Jeff Medeiros, senior business development manager, at

About PNY Technologies, Inc.

Established in 1985, PNY Technologies(R), Inc. is a leading supplier and marketer of NVIDIA(R) Quadro(R) by PNY Technologies professional graphics boards and XLR8(TM) and Verto(R) brand consumer graphics cards. The company also offers a full line of high-end memory upgrade modules, flash media, USB flash drives, portable hard drives and flash peripherals. Headquartered in Parsippany, N.J., PNY maintains facilities in North America (Santa Clara and Orange County, Calif., Miami, Fla. and Parsippany, N.J.), Europe (Benelux, France, Germany, Italy, Norway, Spain, United Kingdom,) and Asia (Taiwan and China). For more information, please visit

The PNY logo is a registered trademark of PNY Technologies, Inc. NVIDIA and NVIDIA QUADRO are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of NVIDIA Corporation in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Copyright (C) 2007 PNY Technologies, Inc. All rights reserved.

CONTACT: Margaret Salleroli, Senior Manager, Marketing Communications,; or Jeff Medeiros, Senior Business Development, +1-408-392-4112,, both of PNY Technologies, Inc.

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