NVIDIA Quadro Plex VCS Shipping

NVIDIA today announced the Quadro Plex 1000, the world’s first dedicated visual computing system (VCS) delivering a quantum leap in visual computing, is now shipping in volume and available directly from the NVIDIA store at the Company Web Site or authorised partners. The NVIDIA Quadro Plex VCS, available in three models, is designed to interface with standard workstations and servers to deliver advanced scalability for demanding professional applications, including those powering multiple streams of 4K high-definition video, digital content creation and visual effects, 3D styling and design, scientific and medical visualisation, oil and gas exploration, or visual simulation and training. The NVIDIA Quadro Plex VCS 1000 is compatible with an officially certified set of x86 32- and 64-bit Intel and AMD processors running Windows and Linux operating systems.

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NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in programmable
graphics processor technologies, today announced the NVIDIA Quadro Plex 1000,
the world’s first dedicated visual computing system (VCS) delivering a quantum
leap in visual computing, is now shipping in volume and available directly from
the NVIDIA store at the Company Web Site or authorised partners.

The NVIDIA Quadro Plex VCS, available in three models, is designed to interface
with standard workstations and servers to deliver advanced scalability for
demanding professional applications, including those powering multiple streams
of 4K high-definition video, digital content creation and visual effects, 3D
styling and design, scientific and medical visualisation, oil and gas
exploration, or visual simulation and training.

“Since the launch of the NVIDIA Quadro Plex VCS at SIGGRAPH 2006, demand for the
product has far exceeded our expectations,” said Dan Vivoli, senior vice
president, Marketing at NVIDIA. “This innovative new visual computing system is
redefining and streamlining the way companies create, deliver and view complex
data sets and visual content.”
Available in a desktop or 3U rackmount configuration, utilizing NVIDIA SLI™
multi-GPU technology, the NVIDIA Quadro Plex VCS provides:
• Massive density improvement of up to 20x more than traditional GPU solutions
• Performance of up to 80-billion pixels/sec and seven billion vertices/sec
• Resolutions as high as 148 megapixels on 16 synchronized digital-output
channels and eight HD SDI channels
• Advanced scalability offers multiple configurations — from single system to
clustered solutions

The NVIDIA Quadro Plex VCS 1000 is compatible with an officially certified set
of x86 32- and 64-bit Intel and AMD processors running Windows and Linux
operating systems.

For more NVIDIA Quadro Plex VCS product information, including a list of
officially certified host systems and authorized partners, or to purchase
directly from the NVIDIA store, visit sg.nvidia.com/page/quadroplex.html.

Quadro Plex Gains Momentum
Since the unveiling in early August, the NVIDIA Quadro Plex VCS has received
industry praise and attention, with major installations at automotive,
geosciences, advanced research, and design companies worldwide.

In addition, authorized partners such as PNY Technologies (US and Europe), Elsa
(Japan), Leadtek (Asia/Pacific), HP, Sun Microsystems, BOXX Technologies, Colfax
International, Verari Systems and Wortman will be offering NVIDIA Quadro Plex to
customers.

“HP is dedicated to providing workstation customers with the industry’s most
powerful and easy-to-use tools for enhancing graphics performance,” said Will
Wade, Worldwide Product Manager, Personal Workstations, HP. “The NVIDIA Quadro
Plex VCS delivers advanced scalability for our customers’ most demanding
applications, which include everything from scientific visualisation to complex
3D animation, digital content creation, and more.”

“The NVIDIA Quadro Plex VCS is a powerful way to deliver advanced graphics and
visualisation on workstations," said Tim Lawrence, VP of Engineering and
Operations, BOXX Technologies. “With the NVIDIA Quadro Plex VCS, BOXX customers
in the VFX industry now have a scalable, multi-GPU solution that can tackle
their most demanding graphics requirements.”

“The NVIDIA Quadro Plex VCS enables our customers to support the latest ultra
high-resolution video panels with resolutions up to 3840 x 2160, as well as
high-resolution 16-screen video walls from a single workstation or visualisation
server,” says David Driggers, CTO of Verari Systems. “When used in conjunction
with Verari Systems’ workstation products, customers can render, edit and
visualise their largest data streams in full resolution with a truly scalable
solution that is ideal for the seismic and high-end graphics industries such as
oil and gas discovery and medical imaging.”

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