From NVIDIA’s press release:
NVIDIA Corporation today announced that Intel Corporation will be using NVIDIA’s top-to-bottom family of PCI Express graphics processing units (GPUs), as part of Intel’s PCI Express-enabled chipset launch programs. Intel has purchased several thousand NVIDIA PCI Express enabled GPUs which Intel will be using for:
- Platform Level Testing
- Software Development Kits
- Channel Seed Kits
- Technical Solutions Training
- Various demo systems
NVIDIA is pleased to be working hand-in-hand with Intel’s launch teams to bring the benefits of PCI Express enabled systems to end-users.
By using an innovative PCI Express (PCX) high-speed interconnect (HSI), a complex piece of networking technology that performs seamless, bi-directional interconnect protocol conversion at incredible speed lines, NVIDIA can transform its award-winning GeForce FX series into a full-family of PCI Express GPUs.
â€œThe industry’s confidence in HSI technology highlights the stability, value, and performance of NVIDIA’s PCX family,â€ stated Dan Vivoli, executive vice president of marketing at NVIDIA. â€œWe’re excited about the opportunity to work with Intel in delivering graphics products that will maximize the benefits of PCI Express technology.â€
NVIDIA’s complete family of GeForce PCX products have been validated with the industry’s top motherboard, chipset, and BIOS vendors. NVIDIA has already shipped more than 4,000 PCI Express boards to customers and partners.
For more information about NVIDIA’s PCI Express efforts, visit www.nvidia.com/object/pci_express.html and additional information on the Intel Developer Network for PCI Express please visit http://developer.intel.com/.