NVIDIA shows off nForce 500 at CeBIT

Posted on Wednesday, Mar 08 2006 @ 18:59 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
NVIDIA announced the company will be conducting technology demonstrations this week of its new family of NVIDIA nForce family media and communications processor (MCP) which will be available mid-2006. The new NVIDIA nForce 500 series of MCPs will offer OEMs, system builders, and end users a compelling platform solution along with a true, dual x16 PCI Express architecture designed to provide the performance, features, and stability that discriminating PC users demand. In its booth, NVIDIA will have on display its entire top-to-bottom product family of MCP solutions, including:

The new NVIDIA nForce 590 SLI MCP for the enthusiast, dual GPU segment
The new NVIDIA nForce 570 SLI MCP for the performance, dual GPU segment
The new NVIDIA nForce 570 MCP for the single GPU performance segment
The new NVIDIA nForce 550 MCP for the mainstream segment and

The Company’s complete current product portfolio, including NVIDIA nForce4 MCP solutions for both AMD and Intel desktops and AMD mobile platforms

The demonstrations will take place at this year’s Cebit tradeshow, being held in Hannover, Germany at the NVIDIA booth, located in Hall 23, B20 as well as at many of the Company’s partner booths located elsewhere on the show floor,

For the NVIDIA nForce 500 family, NVIDIA has integrated support for some of the industry’s most viable technologies aimed at providing users with some of the most feature-rich platforms possible. Among the features NVIDIA has included into this next-generation product family are:
  • Support for NVIDIA SLI technology—including Quad SLI—the industry’s most stable and game-compatible multi-GPU solution and the only one designed for the use of up to 4 GPUs simultaneously
  • NVIDIA MediaShield technology supporting a myriad of storage options, including dual RAID 5
  • Support for up to 10 USB 2.0 devices and up to six SATA 3Gb/s hard drives and
  • Support for the upcoming dual-core AMD® Socket AM2 processors


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