CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW (CES)—LAS VEGAS, NV—JANUARY 05, 2006—NVIDIA
Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) today introduced three new graphics
processing units (GPUs)—the NVIDIA GeForce Go 7800, GeForce Go 7600,
and GeForce Go 7400 GPUs—bringing cutting-edge 3D, high-definition,
home theatre–quality video and advanced power management to the
These three additional GeForce Go 7 Series GPUs are included in tier
one OEM notebooks launching at or shortly after CES. OEM design wins,
based on the newest Intel Centrino mobile platform, include: ASUS,
Acer, Gateway, LG, Samsung, SONY, and others. In addition, NVIDIA
GeForce Go 7-series GPUs were selected to drive the video and graphics
in the first notebook computer to integrate the new HD DVD media
standard, the Toshiba Qosmio audio-video notebook PC.
Those new notebooks that have been launched will be on display at
CES this year, from January 5-8 at the NVIDIA booth, located in booth
number 36200 in the South Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center.
“Over the last year, NVIDIA has led the market for high performance
GPUs for enthusiast notebooks,” stated Dr. Jon Peddie, President of
Tiburon, CA-based Jon Peddie Research, the market research firm that
tracks GPU chips. “We are now seeing this performance per watt
efficiency driving GeForce Go 7 GPUs deeper into all segments of the
notebook market, especially with the latest platforms from Intel and
Based on and following up on the extremely successful architecture
as the award-winning NVIDIA GeForce Go 7800 GTX GPU, the new GeForce Go
7800, Go 7600, and Go 7400 GPUs feature a completely redesigned
architecture that delivers a number of groundbreaking achievements,
- Next-generation NVIDIA HD PureVideo technology, which lets users
experience home theater–quality HD video on the notebook PC—key to the
exciting new HD-DVD and Blu-Ray HD formats.
- Brand new programmable shader architecture, delivering twice the shading horsepower of the previous generation of notebook
- Support for the latest games and applications with DirectX 9.0
Shader Model 3.0 and film quality high dynamic range (HDR) lighting,
the must-have feature for developers delivering more realism to
- Designed to provide top-tier support for the upcoming Microsoft Windows Vista OS
- NVIDIA PowerMizer technology, with advanced power management
features that enable the dramatic performance enhancements in the same
power budget as the previous generation of GPUs. With reduced power
consumption and less heat generation, this results in cooler and
smaller notebooks with increased battery life
These new notebook GPUs leverage the superior performance per watt
efficiency of the GeForce Go 7 Series architecture, delivering superior
performance in graphics and high definition video support at their
respective notebook segments:
- The GeForce Go 7800 delivers enthusiast-level graphics and video
performance for slimmer notebooks with significantly reduced power.
- The GeForce Go 7600 provides the perfect balance of graphics and video performance for slim multimedia notebooks.
- The GeForce Go 7400 creates the no-compromise mobile notebook, a
small, thin, highly portable notebook, equipped with the latest
graphics and high-definition video support.
For more information on where to buy these products, please visit the Company’s Web site at www.nvidia.com.
Source: nVIDIA Press Release
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