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NVIDIA today introduced the GeForce(TM) 6600 GT and GeForce 6600, the latest
additions to its GeForce 6 Series of graphics processing units (GPUs). These new
products bring the feature set of NVIDIA’s flagship GeForce 6800 GPU, including
support for Microsoft® DirectX® 9.0 Shader Model 3.0 and NVIDIA’s revolutionary
UltraShadow II technology, to the mainstream market. The GeForce 6600 GT rips
through DOOM 3(TM) at a stunning 42 frames per second at high quality,
high-resolution (1600x1200x32) settings.

The NVIDIA GeForce 6600 GT has an eight pipe superscalar design, supports
128MB of GDDR3 graphics memory, includes NVIDIA SLI multi-GPU technology, and
has a suggested street price of $ 199. The GeForce 6600 GPU also has an eight
pipe superscalar design and supports 128MB of DDR graphics memory. The GeForce
6600 and GeForce 6600 GT GPUs are expected to be available in late-September.

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NVIDIA today introduced the GeForce(TM) 6600 GT and GeForce 6600, the latest
additions to its GeForce 6 Series of graphics processing units (GPUs). These new
products bring the feature set of NVIDIA’s flagship GeForce 6800 GPU, including
support for Microsoft® DirectX® 9.0 Shader Model 3.0 and NVIDIA’s revolutionary
UltraShadow II technology, to the mainstream market. The GeForce 6600 GT rips
through DOOM 3(TM) at a stunning 42 frames per second at high quality,
high-resolution (1600x1200x32) settings(i).

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NVIDIA’s latest generation of chipsets gives exceptional performance and
feature gains across the entire line, from the consumer cards to the specialty
cards. I use a GeForce 6800 class card in my primary workstation, which is the
best endorsement I can give,” said John Carmack, president and technical
director of id Software.”

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The GeForce 6600 GPUs will be featured in live demonstrations starting today
at QuakeCon, which is being held August 12-15 at the Gaylord Texan Resort and
Convention Center in Grapevine, Texas.

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“Critics have called the GeForce 6 architecture the most advanced in the
industry, and GeForce 6600 GPUs mean the cost of that bleeding-edge graphics
technology just got cut in half for gamers,” said Dan Vivoli executive vice
president of marketing for NVIDIA. “DOOM 3, the most anticipated game of the
year, and the mind blowing price/performance ratio of GeForce 6600 GPUs — that
is what gamers’ dreams are made of.”

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As an extension of the award-winning GeForce 6 Series, these two new graphics
processors are the first mainstream GPUs to support Microsoft DirectX 9.0 Shader
Model 3.0, and a superscalar architecture for unprecedented performance. GeForce
6600 GPUs also feature a dedicated on-chip video processor that brings consumer
electronics-quality video to the personal computer. In addition, the GeForce
6600 GT brings the innovative NVIDIA® SLI(TM) multi-GPU technology to the
mainstream market, which could enable millions of users to experience the power
of two GPUs in their system.

Backed by the NVIDIA ForceWare(TM) software suite and Unified Driver
Architecture (UDA), the GeForce 6600 GPUs ensure industry-renowned compatibility
and reliability for a great user experience.

The newest additions to the GeForce 6 Series of GPUs include:

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– The GeForce 6600 GT — The NVIDIA GeForce 6600 GT has an eight pipe
superscalar design, supports 128MB of GDDR3 graphics memory, includes NVIDIA SLI
multi-GPU technology, and has a suggested street price of $ 199.
– The GeForce 6600 — The GeForce 6600 GPU also has an eight pipe superscalar
design and supports 128MB of DDR graphics memory.

The GeForce 6600 and GeForce 6600 GT GPUs are expected to be available in
late-September from the world’s leading add-in-card manufacturers, including:

– Albatron Technology, Co. Ltd
– Anextek
– AOpen
– ASUS Computer International
– BFG Technologies, Inc.
– Biostar
– Chaintech Computer Co. Ltd.
– ELSA Japan
– eVGA.com Corporation
– Gainward Co., Ltd.
– Gigabyte Technology, Co., Ltd.
– InsideTNC
– Leadtek Research, Inc.
– Micro-Star International
– Palit Microsystems, Inc.
– Pine, XFX, a Division of Pine
– PNY Technologies
– Prolink Computer Inc
– Sigmacomm
– Sparkle

Systems featuring GeForce 6600 GPUs are expected to become available this fall
from many of the world’s leading PC manufacturers including:

– ABS Computer Technologies, Inc. – North America
– Acer Europe – Europe
– Alienware – North America, Europe
– Atelco Computer – Europe
– Boxx Technologies – North America
– CyberPower Inc. – North America
– Evesham – Europe
– Falcon Northwest – North America
– Fujitsu Siemens Computers
– Hypersonic PC Systems – North America
– iBUYPOWER Computer – North America
– Medion AG – Europe
– Monarch Computer Systems – North America
– Mouse Computer Japan (MCJ Co., LTD) – Asia
– NEC Computers International
– Network Technical – Europe
– Olidata – Europe
– Paradigit – Europe
– PC Club – North America
– Polywell – North America
– Scan Computers – Europe
– Seanix – North America
– ThirdWave Corporation – Asia
– Tiger Direct – North America
– Time – Europe
– TSUKUMO Co., Ltd. – Asia
– Unika – Europe
– UNITCOM INC – Asia
– Velocity Micro – North America
– Vicious PC – North America
– VoodooPC – North America
– ZT Group – North America

(i) Based on internal testing performed at NVIDIA on an Intel Alderwood
motherboard with a 3.4GHz Pentium 4 Extreme Edition and 1GB of RAM using GeForce
6600 GT with Forceware 65.71 drivers on Doom 3 retail version timedemo: demo1.
Running at 1600x1200x0XAAx0XAF high quality setting, the GeForce 6600 GT scored
42.5 frames per second.