Publish Date : 2003/11/24



NVIDIA Quadro FX 3000, Other Quadro FX Workstation Graphics Products Take Top Spots on New SPEC Viewperf Performance Tests

[ Taipei , Taiwan / Tokyo , Japan / Shanghai , China / Fremont , C.A. / Netherlands - Nov 21 ST , 2003 ]

Leadtek Research Inc., most important partner of NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) and the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today announced that workstations armed with NVIDIA QuadroR FX 3000 graphics solutions won all six professional application tests within the latest Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation (SPEC) Viewperf 7.1.1 benchmark suite. Designed to measure graphics performance on key professional software applications such as 3DStudioMax, Pro/Engineer, and Unigraphics, the benchmark results show that NVIDIA Quadro FX-powered workstations won all application tests for the top three spots on this assessment suite . Viewperf 7.1.1 is available at: .

“Fact-based benchmark results from unbiased sources such as SPEC help engineers, digital artists, and scientists make informed purchasing decisions on professional graphics solutions,”said Jeff Brown, general manager of workstation product management at NVIDIA. “Taking the top-spots in all Viewperf application tests is a testament to NVIDIA's extraordinary people and intense focus on excellence. The results underscore our continued drive to provide professionals with the gold standard in workstation graphics.”

As evidence of the trust major computer manufacturers place in NVIDIA, seven of the 10 workstation graphics boards they submitted to SPEC for Viewperf 7.1.1 testing used Leadtek NVIDIA Quadro FX graphics solutions. Critically important to manufacturers and professionals alike, a ll Leadtek NVIDIAR graphics products use the NVIDIAR Unified Driver Architecture, a set of backward-and-forward, top-to-bottom compatible graphics drivers that optimize application performance, stability, and reliability. N VIDIA offers the broadest professional software application certification program in the industry.