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NVIDIA Unleashes World's Fastest Mobile GPU
GeForce(TM) Go 6800 Ultra Available in Dell Inspiron XPS Gen2 Multimedia Notebook

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb 24, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), a worldwide leader in graphics and digital media processors, today introduced the GeForce Go 6800 Ultra mobile GPU. Available immediately, the Dell Inspiron(TM) XPS Gen2 is the first notebook with the GeForce Go 6800 Ultra mobile GPU and features unprecedented notebook gaming performance -- achieving more than two times the performance of the previous Inspiron XPS, based on industry-standard benchmarks.(1)

The NVIDIA GeForce Go 6800 Ultra mobile GPU delivers 3D performance that is unmatched by any commercially available mobile GPU today. The XPS 2 also delivers superb video quality courtesy of NVIDIA PureVideo(TM) technology, the industry's only embedded video processor for HD multimedia content.

"The GeForce Go 6800 Ultra mobile GPU was designed specifically for hard core enthusiasts," said Rob Csongor, general manager of mobile business at NVIDIA. "It takes a company like Dell to leverage the GeForce Go 6800 Ultra mobile GPU and create such a remarkable product. The GeForce Go 6 mobile GPU series is our most scalable mobile architecture to date, enabling NVIDIA to penetrate every mobile market segment from thin-and-light notebooks to desktop replacements. The ultimate execution of that architecture is the GeForce Go 6800 Ultra mobile GPU in the XPS 2 -- a perfect solution for any mobile user."


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.

Certain statements in this press release including, but not limited to, the features, benefits, capabilities and performance of our products and use of the GeForce Go 6800 Ultra mobile GPU in every mobile market segment are forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause results to be materially different than expectations. Such risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, delays in ramping new products into production, integration of our GPUs into multimedia notebooks, manufacturing defects, incompatibility of technologies, reliance on third- party manufacturers, general industry trends including cyclical trends in the mobile GPU market, delays in integration of our products, the impact of competitive products and pricing alternatives, changes in industry standards and interfaces, our dependence on third-party developers and other risks detailed from time to time in the NVIDIA reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission including its Form 10-Q for the quarter ended October 24, 2004. These forward-looking statements speak only as of the date hereof. NVIDIA disclaims any obligation to update these forward-looking statements.

(1) Previous Dell Inspiron XPS version featured Intel Pentium 4 3.4GHz Extreme Edition, ATI Mobility Radeon 9700 128MB and 1GB memory and scored 5541 in 3DMark03, compared to new Dell Inspiron XPS Gen2 featuring Intel Pentium M 2.13GHz, NVIDIA GeForce Go 6800 Ultra 256MB, and 1GB memory which scored more than 12000.

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Diane Vanasse of NVIDIA Corporation, +1-408-242-0027, or dvanasse@nvidia.com

"Safe Harbor" Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Statements in this press release regarding NVIDIA Corporation's business which are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" that involve risks and uncertainties. For a discussion of such risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements, see "Risk Factors" in the Company's Annual Report or Form 10-K for the most recently ended fiscal year.