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NEC Selects Oxygen GVX1 as Graphics Accelerator for Express5800 Workstation

3Dlabs, Inc. announced that NEC Corporation has chosen the 3Dlabs Oxygen GVX1 graphics accelerator as the mid-range offering for the NEC Windows NT Express5800/53Wc workstation series. Featuring Pentium III 550Mhz processors, the NEC Express5800 workstation line includes a wide range of products from entry-level to high-end systems that deliver outstanding graphics performance needed by most the complex design and engineering 3D applications.

"NEC looks for the high standards of performance and stability that 3Dlabs consistently delivers in their workstation accelerators," said Yoshiaki Tsuda, general manager of workstation and servers division at NEC Corporation. "Together, 3Dlabs' powerful graphics solutions and NEC's advanced Windows NT system design will bring top-of-the-line graphics acceleration to design professionals at an extremely competitive price point."

Founded in 1994, 3Dlabs is a leading supplier of integrated hardware and software graphics accelerator solutions for workstations and design professionals. 3Dlabs develops silicon, boards and software drivers to create products that effectively meet the performance and quality needs of users who rely on graphics for their pproductivity. 3Dlabs sells its award-winning Oxygen(tm) and Permedia products to leading PC OEMs including Compaq, Dell, Everex, Gateway, Hewlett-Packard, Hitachi, IBM, MaxVision, NEC and Siemens-Nixdorf, through an international distributor and reseller network and directly to end-users at 3Dlabs' online store. For more information visit