NVIDIA to make Nforce for Transmeta Efficeon CPU

Posted on Wednesday, September 17 2003 @ 8:28 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
NVIDIA and Transmeta today announced that NVIDIA is going to make chipsets for the Transmeta Efficeon CPU.

"Transmeta’s collaboration with NVIDIA, an industry leader, will spur innovative graphics capabilities in mobile devices,” said Dr. Matthew R. Perry, president and CEO, Transmeta Corporation. “Transmeta’s customers are delivering exceptional efficient computing form factors featuring extended battery life, low heat, award winning designs, integrated functionality and highly competitive pricing.”

“NVIDIA's collaboration with Transmeta enables a new class of ultra portable mobile computer,” said Jen-Hsun Huang, CEO and President, NVIDIA Corporation. “As the mobile computer increasingly becomes the primary computing device for many people, the demand for smaller form factor, low power solutions becomes apparent. By closely collaborating with Transmeta, our combined technologies are enabling computer makers to deliver an outstanding multimedia experience in stunningly small, low power devices.”

Transmeta’s new Efficeon processor, in production during the current quarter, provides industry leadership in delivering power efficiency and high performance for notebooks, tablet PCs, ultra-personal computers, silent desktops, blade servers and embedded systems.






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