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NVIDIA to Support AMD Vision for Digital Media


SANTA CLARA, CA—JANUARY 4, 2006—NVIDIA corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in programmable graphics processor technologies, today announced its support for AMD’s vision to apply the power and flexibility of the PC to enable enhanced digital media experiences for digital entertainment. As part of this vision, AMD plans to extend the professional AMD LIVE! brand to full-featured consumer multimedia desktop and notebook PCs expected to be delivered in mid-2006.

“NVIDIA shares a strong bond with AMD to deliver consumers the most powerful solutions possible,” said Scott Vouri, general manager of video products at NVIDIA. “Our strength in graphics and core-logic solutions can provide a compelling solution for today’s demanding digital media requirements, which include high-definition video playback, as well as high-resolution gaming. NVIDIA provides industry-leading solutions for playing, transferring, and storing entertainment content, and AMD’s vision for AMD LIVE! is a perfect complement to our focus on having PC technologies as the driving force accelerating the digital home.”

NVIDIA expects that the NVIDIA® GeForce® FX, NVIDIA GeForce 6-Series and NVIDIA GeForce 7-Series desktop and notebook graphics processing units (GPUs) as well as the Company’s NVIDIA nForce®4 core-logic solutions, will be complementary with AMD LIVE! This includes hardware and software for both 32-bit and 64-bit computing environments and industry-leading technologies such as NVIDIA SLI™ multi-GPU capability and NVIDIA Pure Video™.

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Certain statements in this press release including, but not limited to, the features, benefits, performance and capabilities of NVIDIA products, software and technologies, the compatibility of such products, software and technologies with AMD LIVE! technology, and the Company’s ongoing support of the AMD LIVE! technology initiative 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, incompatibility of technologies, slower than anticipated adoption of new standards of technology, general cyclical trends, manufacturing defects, difficulties or delays, delays in release of new products and technologies, the impact of new products and technological advances, 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 30, 2005. These forward-looking statements speak only as of the date hereof. NVIDIA disclaims any obligation to update these forward-looking statements.


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