Leadtek Ships WinFast nForce2 Series High Performance Motherboards
Las Vegas, NV --
LEADTEK Research Inc., a leading developer and manufacturer of technologies for graphics cards, motherboards and communication products announced today that they will be the first to ship the new Winfast nForce2 series of high performance motherboards.
Leadtek’s relationships with AMD, and longstanding partnership with NVIDIA have given them an advantage in being the first to market with the new WinFast nForce 2 Platform motherboards. Always on the forefront of technology, Leadtek’s excellence in engineering has made the WinFast products highly renowned for their innovation, quality, performance, and reliability.
The WinFast Series of nForce2 motherboards will include the K7NCR18D, K7NCR18G and K7NCR18M all utilizing chipsets based on NVIDIA’s second generation nForce2 SSP and nForce2 MCP-T platform processors with features like AGP8X, USB 2.0, 10/100 NVIDIA Ethernet, and 3 ports IEEE1394a firewire. PRO versions of the boards will include built in NVIDIA SoundStorm Audio with Dolby Digital 5.1 Encoding, SPDIF digital output and 6-channel analogy speakers support. Integrating GeForce4 MX graphics with the new nForce2 technology will make the K7NCR18G motherboard a leader in the integrated motherboard market. Additionally, all WinFast nForce2 motherboards are equipped with the Leadtek exclusive O.T.S. (Over Temperature Shutdown) X-BIOS II feature for CPU protection, performance fine tuning, as well as support for Smart Card Readers and smart memory cards.
“AMD has worked with Leadtek to provide our customers highly compatible and reliable motherboard products,” said Ed Gasiorowski, director of developer relations for AMD’s Computation Products Group. “Leadtek delivers high-performance graphics cards and motherboards that compliment AMD’s powerful, innovative processors providing end-users a highly cohesive PC environment.”
“Leadtek’s relationship with AMD has proven to be an excellent fit in bringing performance solutions to the market,” said Hun Shen Yue, Executive VP of Operations
at Leadtek. “Once again this commitment to quality is apparent with Leadtek’s newly launched line of NVIDIA-based nForce2 motherboard platforms. Supporting DDR 400 these platforms have become the solutions of choice for those expecting a performance premium on their PC.”
About Leadtek Research Inc.
Founded in 1986, Leadtek Research, Inc. is a research and development company that is specialized in the design and manufacture of a wide range of high performance graphics and video solutions. These products include 3D Graphics, Multimedia, Motherboard, Video Conferencing, Video Surveillance, GPS Navigation and Wireless Communication. Leadtek's continued growth includes the realization of a vision where a convergence of technologies will lead to the development of a series of products, which will greatly enhance the experience of the user. Leadtek has always been focused on intensive R&D, and its ISO9001 manufacturing facility has been recognized as an industry quality leader. Leadtek's R&D efforts are channeled towards user satisfaction while at the same time keeping customer profitability in mind. Leadtek is committed to a win-win strategy of identifying and meeting the needs of its users, thereby sharing a mutual success with its customers.
NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq - NVDA), located in Santa Clara, CA, is the global leader in advanced graphics and multimedia processing technology for the consumer and professional computing markets. Its 2D, 3D, video and multimedia capabilities make NVIDIA one of the premier semiconductor companies in the world. NVIDIA offers a wide range of products and services, delivering superior performance and crisp visual quality for PC-based applications such as manufacturing, science, e-business, entertainment and education.