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NVIDIA's MAXtreme 6 Adds Speed to 3ds Max 6

NVIDIA Corp. announced the immediate availability of its MAXtreme 6 accelerator, a custom tool that increases the performance of Discreet 3ds max 6 software running NVIDIA Quadro by up to 74%. This free, fully certified productivity boost is now available on the NVIDIA Website at

"Over the years, NVIDIA has been a strong, committed partner to Discreet and the 3ds max user community," said Chris Ford, animation product line manager at Discreet. "NVIDIA follows through on its promises of 'value-added solutions.' They put their development teams to work and, as a result of NVIDIA software development efforts, our joint customers will benefit tremendously from the added muscle MAXtreme brings to the table."

Developed by NVIDIA in close collaboration with Discreet, MAXtreme 6 further enhances 3ds max 6 user productivity by allowing professionals to control the application's viewport display quality and real-time rendering speed. MAXtreme 6 is supported on the Microsoft Windows 2000 and Windows XP operating systems, and is optimized for use with the full line of NVIDIA Quadro-based graphics solutions.

Discreet creates award-winning solutions designed for digital media creation, management and delivery-across all disciplines from film and television visual effects, color grading and editing to animation, game development, and design visualization. Discreet is based in Montreal, Quebec and is a division of Autodesk, Inc, the world's leading design and digital media creation, management, and distribution company. For more information, visit

NVIDIA Corporation is a market leader in visual computing technology dedicated to creating products that enhance the interactive experience on consumer and professional computing platforms. NVIDIA is headquartered in Santa Clara, California and employs more than 1,800 people worldwide. For more information, visit

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