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NVIDIA Introduces the Industry’s Highest Performing Quad Display Graphics Solution


NVIDIA Quadro® NVS 440 Card Integrated into HP xw6200 Workstation to Help Maximize Productivity with Today’s Graphics Intensive Business Applications

SANTA CLARA, CA—FEBRUARY 14, 2006—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in programmable graphics processor technologies, today announced that the NVIDIA Quadro NVS 440 card, the industry’s highest performing1 four-display professional graphics solution, is now available as a configuration option in the HP xw6200 Workstation and through channel partners worldwide. Designed to meet a broad range of business needs, from financial trading desks to digital signage displays, NVIDIA Quadro NVS solutions have come to define the graphics standard for numerous corporate and enterprise customers, with over four million total units shipped to date, including Chevron Corporation and Thomas Weisel Partners LLC.

“Our professional products deliver performance, stability and the extended product life cycles required to maintain specific configurations and lower total cost of ownership,” said Jeff Brown, general manager for NVIDIA professional products. “Four years ago NVIDIA introduced business application testing and certification to our enterprise graphics and our customers and partners like HP are now reaping the reward of this investment.”

Introduced four years ago, NVIDIA Quadro NVS solutions have become the established market leader in multi-display business graphics for industries that include finance, support, process control, and data display. NVIDIA Quadro NVS products offer desktop management software that allows organizations to efficiently manage their corporate PCs, with support for a range of platforms and multi-display options that allow these customers to quickly deploy solutions in environments that can total thousands of seats.

“The NVIDIA Quadro NVS 440 is a great match for HP workstations, including the xw4300 and xw6200, that allow customers a mix of performance and flexibility,” said Jeff Wood, director of marketing, Personal Workstations, HP. “Combined with the NVIDIA Quadro NVS 285, these high-bandwidth PCI Express graphics offer some of the industry’s highest performance in a configurable, multi-display environment to enable increased productivity for our customers.”

The NVIDIA Quadro NVS 440 card offers a choice of PCI Express x16 and x1 connectors, which can enable a typical business PC to drive up to eight high end displays, like the HP L2335, at an industry best 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) resolution. The product offers both flexibility and expandability, allowing users to increase screen real estate to display numerous enterprise applications. 256MB of dedicated 128-bit graphics memory offers the performance required when running multiple applications at the same time.

NVIDIA Quadro NVS graphics solutions offer support for the latest business applications to meet the needs of today’s demanding business user. Quad and dual display solutions for PCI Express, PCI, and AGP based systems offer the flexibility and support for both current and future business platforms. All products feature NVIDIA® nView® multi-display technology and connect to displays using VESA supported high density DMS-59 display connectors.

NVIDIA Quadro NVS products are available through OEM partners, including HP, and channel partners PNY Technologies (US and Europe), Leadtek (Asia-Pac), and ELSA Japan (Japan). For more information on these and other NVIDIA Quadro products, please visit

1 NVIDIA Quadro NVS 440 supports the highest level of application performance, image quality, and screen resolution as it is the only available PCI Express based, dual GPU quad display solution with 256MB of local frame buffer (128MB DDR3 memory per GPU), two times the frame buffer found in the only currently available competitive solution. The NVIDIA Quadro NVS 440 is the only quad display solution to offer support for 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) digital display resolution, higher than any current competitive offerings.

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, California 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 benefits, features, performance, and capabilities of NVIDIA Quadro NVS solutions, support of future business platforms, and total cost of ownership 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, manufacturing defects, software bugs, loss of performance when the solutions are integrated into other products, changes in business demands, unexpected changes in business applications, the impact of new products or technologies, the release of new and more powerful graphics solutions, the impact of competitive products and pricing alternatives, changes in industry standards and interfaces 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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