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Dell and AGEIA Announce World’s First and Only PhysX Powered Notebook Gaming PC

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    Dell and AGEIA Announce World’s First and Only PhysX Powered Notebook Gaming PC, the Dell XPS M1730

    M1730 Gaming Notebook Delivers the Freedom to Enjoy PhysX- Powered Games Anywhere

    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – September 27, 2007 –AGEIA™ Technologies, Inc., the pioneer in hardware-accelerated physics for games, today announced that the AGEIA PhysX™ 100M processor is now available exclusively in the Dell XPS M1730 notebook PC.

    The AGEIA PhysX processor enables the next chapter in the evolution of gaming. PhysX-based games deliver a brilliant new gaming experience that engages players like never before. AGEIA PhysX Mobile Technology™ features incredibly low power and thermal design with power dissipation of nearly 10W under gameplay conditions. It also includes active power management to throttle down the clock in high heat system conditions and reduces the clock when not active. This new technology provides optimized PhysX processing resources to deliver the same peak physics processing throughput as the original AGEIA PhysX processor for desktop PCs.

    The Dell XPS M1730 notebook provides gamers with a superior mobile gaming experience by delivering a perfect combination of the latest technology and innovative features in an aggressive, head-turning package. It is the first and only gaming notebook to feature the new PhysX 100M processor, which delivers an unmatched combination of power, efficiency and design flexibility to deliver a stunning new level of gaming excitement.

    “Dell is clearly pushing the envelope in innovation,” said Manju Hegde, CEO of AGEIA. “We are very pleased that they have chosen to incorporate the new AGEIA PhysX 100M processor in the next generation of XPS gaming notebooks. Gamers continue to demand more powerful gear and the PhysX-powered Dell XPS M1730 is an ideal solution for gamers who want that extra edge for gaming on the go.”

    “The AGEIA PhysX processor brings to life intense advanced physics, enabling dynamic interaction in immersive new PC titles. Games such as the physics-rich GRAW2, which ships with the XPS M1730, and upcoming titles such as Unreal Tournament 3 and Warmonger, will bring gamers some of the most innovative physics-based game experiences ever seen,” said Glen Robson, general manager, Dell XPS product marketing worldwide. “We are pleased to incorporate this groundbreaking gaming solution into our newest mobile gaming platform.”

    About AGEIA
    AGEIA™ Technologies, Inc., is the pioneer of hardware-accelerated physics for PC games and has developed the world’s first dedicated physics processor, the AGEIA PhysX processor. The AGEIA PhysX processor powers massive and pervasive real-time interactive worlds that for the first time obey the laws of classical physics. AGEIA provides a world-class cross platform software development kit to simplify advanced physics programming for the PhysX processor, as well next-generation gaming consoles. AGEIA is changing the face of gaming by working with more than sixty leading developers and publishers to deliver the next generation of physically immersive entertainment. The company, headquartered in Mountain View, Calif., is privately-held. For more information visit www.ageia.com.

    * AGEIA and PhysX are trademarks of AGEIA Technologies, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

    About Dell

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