NVIDIA strikes gold with Ion: 21 new products at Computex

We had a hunch that Computex would be a massive show for NVIDIA, and while we already caught a glimpse of what the GPU manufacturer had in store, we had no idea it'd come out with guns this big a-blazin'. Showing absolutely no mercy for those other integrated graphics sets of the world, NV's today unveiled 21 new Ion-based products in Taiwan, with all but a handful being completely unheard of. Of course, there's the AspireRevo, Ion 330 and IdeaPad S12, but outside of that select few, everything else is all new. Asus is introducing its C2N7A-I motherboard and all-in-one Eee Top ET2002, Colorful is busting out its iHTPC, ECS is pushing out a new desktop and MSI is showcasing its Windtop AE201. And that's just to name a few. Hop on past the break for the full spill, and don't stray too far -- we'll be out and about grabbing hands-on time with as many of these as we can track down.


Highly Anticipated Platform Takes Off With 21 New Products for Small PCs

COMPUTEX, TAIPEI, TAIWAN-JUNE 2, 2009-NVIDIA, the world leader in visual
computing technologies and the inventor of the GPU, announced broad adoption of its award-
winning NVIDIA® ION™ graphics processor at the Computex tradeshow today. The new
products – introduced at an NVIDIA press conference in Taipei and on display at the show –
include small desktop PCs, thin and light notebooks, all-in-one PCs, and low power motherboard
solutions which all deliver a full PC experience in a small, low-power system.

The new products include:
Acer Desktop AspireRevo
AsRock Desktop ION 330
ASUS Motherboard C2N7A-I
ASUS All-in-one eeeTop ET2002
Colorful Desktop iHTPC
ECS Desktop 7AT-3L
ECS All-in-one Morph-I
Flextronics All-in-one Cobra-2
Flextronics Desktop Dove-2
Funtwist Desktop FION 330
ICD All-in-one Kitchen PC
Lenovo Notebook IdeaPad S12
MSI Desktop Windbox D200
MSI All-in-one Windtop AE2201
Pegatron Desktop IPP7A-CP
Pegatron All-in-one IPP7A-DF2
Pegatron Motherboard IPX7A-ION
TCL All-in-one Ruiyi 1010
Telcast Notebook TL-1000N
Weibu Notebook N10A
Zotac Motherboard ION-ITX

See the new ION products on display at Computex at the NVIDIA partner booths in the
Nankang Exhibition Hall.

The new NVIDIA ION-based PCs and platform solutions are great for high definition video,
mainstream gaming, and GPU-accelerated video and photo editing applications that take
advantage of NVIDIA CUDA™ technology.

ION also supports DirectX Compute as part of Microsoft's upcoming Windows 7 operating
system. DirectX Compute running on NVIDIA's CUDA compute hardware architecture delivers
a major boost for small form factor PCs because it accelerates applications like video editing that
run poorly or not at all on today's low-powered PCs. Other GPU-accelerated applications like
vReveal and Badaboom let users quickly edit video and convert it for use on a portable media
player like an iPod.

"NVIDIA is really shaking up the small form factor space with ION graphics," said Rob Enderle,
Principal Analyst for the Enderle Group. "Netbooks and nettops are the hottest selling items in
the PC space right now, but most are severely limited. ION removes the major chunk of that
performance limitation allowing PC vendors the perfect blend of design, performance, and value
that drives sales in hard times."

"Consumer interest in the Acer AspireRevo featuring NVIDIA's ION graphics has been
overwhelming," said Gianpero Morbello, senior vice president of corporate marketing for Acer.
"The Acer AspireRevo clearly demonstrates the power of ION to deliver a full and unique
multimedia experience for an amazingly low price. We see strong consumer demand in this

NVIDIA ION graphics processors deliver big performance from small PCs with up to 10X faster
graphics than similar systems1. ION graphics support:

• Windows 7 and Windows Vista Home Premium
• Low-power CPUs including Intel Atom, Intel Celeron, and Via Nano processors
• Outstanding 1080p HD video with true-fidelity 7.1 audio
• Popular games including The Sims 3, Lego Batman, World of WarCraft, and
Battlefield Heroes
• DirectX 10 graphics with advanced digital display connectivity
• Accelerated video enhancement and transcoding using NVIDIA® CUDA™ and
DirectX Compute technology

Based on 3D Mark '06 results on Atom 230 CPU with NVIDIA ION GPU, versus Atom 230 CPU with Intel 945

NVIDIA (Nasdaq: NVDA) is the world leader in visual computing technologies and the inventor
of the GPU, a high-performance processor which generates breathtaking, interactive graphics on
workstations, personal computers, game consoles, and mobile devices. NVIDIA serves the
entertainment and consumer market with its GeForce graphics products, the professional design
and visualization market with its Quadro® graphics products, and the high-performance
computing market with its Tesla™ computing solutions products. NVIDIA is headquartered in
Santa Clara, Calif. and has offices throughout Asia, Europe, and the Americas. For more
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Certain statements in this press release including, but not limited to, statements as to: the benefits, features, impact, and
capabilities of the NVIDIA ION graphics processor, NVIDIA ION-based PCs and platforms, and NVIDIA CUDA
architecture, are forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause results to be
materially different than expectations. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially include:
development of more efficient or faster technology; adoption of the CPU for parallel processing; design, manufacturing
or software defects; the impact of technological development and competition; changes in consumer preferences and
demands; customer adoption of different standards or our competitor's products; changes in industry standards and
interfaces; unexpected loss of performance of our products or technologies when integrated into systems as well as
other factors detailed from time to time in the reports NVIDIA files with the Securities and Exchange Commission
including its Form 10-Q for the fiscal period ended April 26, 2009. Copies of reports filed with the SEC are posted on
our website and are available from NVIDIA without charge. These forward-looking statements are not guarantees of
future performance and speak only as of the date hereof, and, except as required by law, NVIDIA disclaims any
obligation to update these forward-looking statements to reflect future events or circumstances.
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