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NVIDIA nForce® Professional Solutions Broadly Adopted for HP Workstations and Servers


SANTA CLARA, CA—SEPTEMBER 25, 2006—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in programmable graphics processor technologies, today announced that the Company’s NVIDIA nForce Professional core-logic solutions have been selected to power a variety of AMD Opteron™ x86-based platforms from HP, including the HP xw9400 workstation and the HP ProLiant DL145 and DL585 rack-optimized servers; as well as the HP ProLiant BL685 server blade.

The NVIDIA nForce Professional series of core logic solutions is designed to address reliability, availability and serviceability requirements of the enterprise market while providing uncompromising system, PCI Express, and Gigabit Ethernet performance. Today’s announcement marks continued momentum for the Company’s enterprise-class platform solutions which continue to be broadly deployed by leading OEMS, system integrators, and small-to-medium-sized businesses.

“NVIDIA is proud to work with HP to deliver workstation and server solutions improving the performance, availability, and manageability of the enterprise data center,” said Manoj Gujral, general manager of the NVIDIA server MCP business. “NVIDIA is unique in that we offer a common architecture that enables server and workstation OEMs such as HP the ability to build entry-level solutions, but scale their portfolios with common building blocks to develop very high-end systems.”

“The NVIDIA nForce Professional MCP is a valuable contribution to the reliability, manageability and powerful platforms for which HP ProLiant servers and server blades are known,” said Paul Miller, vice president, marketing, Industry Standard Servers and BladeSystem Division, HP.

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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

Certain statements in this press release including, but not limited to, the features, benefits, capabilities and performance of the NVIDIA nForce Professional series of core logic solutions and the products that utilize those solutions as well as the continued momentum of our enterprise-class platform solutions 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: difficulties in the development of new and enhanced products; loss in performance when products are integrated, delays in ramping new products into production; market or customer acceptance of a competitor’s product instead of ours; manufacturing and other delays; software or hardware defects in our products or the components of a product; our reliance on third-party manufacturers; the impact of technological development and competition; general industry trends; 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 quarter ended April 30, 2006. 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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