Press Release Summary:
GeForce Go 6 GPU series offers variety of multimedia features for mainstream notebooks. Units are compatible with MicrosoftÂ® DirectXÂ® 9.0 Shader Model 3.0, and PureVideo(TM) embedded video processor for HD multimedia content. Processors support IntelÂ® Centrino(TM) mobile technology, which provides processing power and wireless connectivity to notebooks.
Original Press Release:
NVIDIA® Mobile GPUs Support New Intel® Centrino(TM) Mobile Technology Platform
Notebooks Featuring New PCI Express Chipset and GeForce(TM) Go 6 Mobile GPU Currently Shipping
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 19 - NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA), a worldwide leader in graphics and digital media processors, today announced that the award-winning GeForce Go 6 mobile GPU series supports the new Intel(R) Centrino(TM) mobile platform (codenamed Sonoma), taking full advantage of the new, improved PCI Express architecture.
NVIDIA announced earlier this month that the first notebooks to implement the NVIDIA GeForce Go 6 mobile GPU series and the newest in Intel Centrino mobile technology, with support for PCI Express, are the Sony Vaio FS and the Vaio S series. The Sony FS Series has already received several industry accolades including the "Best of CES 2005" award from Laptop magazine. These notebooks are currently shipping, with product announcements from other major OEMs expected to follow.
"Intel is clearly one of our most valuable partners in the mobile computing space," said Rob Csongor, general manager of mobile products for NVIDIA. "The NVIDIA GeForce Go 6 mobile GPU series is an excellent complement to Intel's new Centrino mobile technology. Innovations such as NVIDIA TurboCache technology and MXM technology will fully expose the bi-directional functionality of PCI Express, for notebooks that put competing systems to shame."
The GeForce Go 6 mobile GPU series offers a variety of multimedia features for mainstream notebooks, including the industry's only solution compatible with the latest version of Microsoft(R) DirectX(R) 9.0 Shader Model 3.0, and NVIDIA PureVideo(TM) technology, the industry's only embedded video processor for HD multimedia content. Intel Centrino mobile technology, featuring integrated wireless connectivity with IEEE 802.11a/b/g networks, will provide the processing power and wireless connectivity for these notebooks.
NVIDIA Corporation is a worldwide leader in graphics and digital media processors. The Company's products enhance the end-user experience on consumer and professional computing devices. NVIDIA graphics processing units (GPUs), media and communications processors (MCPs), and wireless media processors (WMPs) have broad market reach and are incorporated into a variety of platforms, including consumer and enterprise PCs, notebooks, workstations, PDAs, mobile phones, and video game consoles. NVIDIA is headquartered in Santa Clara, California and employs more than 2,000 people worldwide. For more information, visit the Company's Web site at www.nvidia.com.