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Nvidia Shows Ultimate Gaming Technologies At ESWC

June 26 2006 - The Electronic Sports World Cup gets underway in just six days and main sponsor NVIDIA has been revealing more about what visitors can expect when they visit the Palais Omnisports at Paris Bercy.

As well as all the action from the seven main tournaments, there will be plenty to keep gaming fans happy at NVIDIA's ESWC stand. Look out for extreme high definition NVIDIA® Quad SLI systems running the new Microsoft Flight Simulator title at mind-blowing resolutions, NVIDIA SLI for notebooks, Microsoft Windows Vista gaming demos and systems built around the NVIDIA nForce® 590 SLI motherboard and Intel® Core Duo 2 processor. Plus handheld gaming gets serious with the NVIDIA® GoForce® 5500 running Quake III, Need for Speed Most Wanted, Avatar, Jump and Siege.*

And that's not all - there will also be LAN parties, giveaways and gaming pods running the hottest The Way It's Meant To Be Played titles, including Tomb Raider: Legend, Titan Quest and Trackmania Nations ESWC. Still want more? How about the chance to win a bleeding-edge desktop PC - enter NVIDIA and Intel's competition to walk away with an awesome Quad SLI system.

NVIDIA's booth is open to VIPs, journalists and competitors on June 28 from 9am to 9pm, and open to the public June 29 - July 2 from 8am to 9pm.

ESWC - vital statistics:

* 800 champions from 50 countries
* 35,000 spectators
* $400,000 prize fund
* Seven tournaments - Counterstrike, Counterstrike Women, Quake IV, Trackmania Nations ESWC, Warcraft III, Gran Turismo 4, Pro Evolution Soccer 5
* Three days of brutal competition, June 30 - July 2 2006
* Tickets available from http://www.ticketnet.fr/shop/e­;n/manif.asp?idtier=237143&IdMa­nif=97324

About NVIDIA
NVIDIA Corporation is the worldwide leader in programmable graphics processor technologies. The Company creates innovative, industry-changing products for computing, consumer electronics, and mobile devices. NVIDIA is headquartered in Santa Clara, California and has offices throughout Asia, Europe, and the Americas. For more information, visit www.nvidia.co.uk.

*Quake III GPL - developed by id software
Need for Speed Most Wanted - developed by Electronic Arts
Avatar - developed by Go Figure
Jump - developed by The Code Monkeys
Siege - developed by Denied Reality

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