Press Release

EVGA ships the first "Designed by NVIDIA" nForce 680i SLI motherboard, the EVGA nForce 680i SLI – Engineered for the Enthusiast

Brea, California and Munich, Germany - November 8, 2006 — EVGA Corporation, one of the leading-edge 3D processor and motherboard manufacturers, announces the latest addition to its line of high-performance SLI-ready motherboards, the EVGA nForce 680i SLI. Engineered for the Enthusiast, this motherboard features the powerful NVIDIA® 680i SLI MCP which is specified to run at 1333MHz front side bus (FSB) to support existing and future FSB speeds. Award winning NVIDIA® overclocking tools provide a complete kit of tools giving everyone from the most veteran enthusiast to the novice overclocker the ability to unleash the hardware in their PC. Available November 8th, 2006, the EVGA nForce 680i SLI motherboard brings screaming performance and SLI power at a $299.99 retail price.

This next generation EVGA nForce 680i SLI motherboard supports the latest Intel socket 775 Core™ 2 Duo Processors, and will be ready for the quad core CPU. It also boasts a third PCIe slot that can be used for new three GPU applications. Complete this with true 2x16 SLI support and it will fully deliver the cutting edge performance that enthusiasts demand.

Products will be available starting November 8, 2006 through EVGA's network of leading E-tailers, Retailers, Systems Integrators, OEM System Manufacturers and Distributors.

New and Key features introduced on the EVGA 680i SLI motherboard:

• NVIDIA® 680i SLI chipset capable of extreme FSB speeds and true 2x16 SLI support
• Intel Core™ 2 Extreme, Core™ 2 Quad, and Core™ 2 Duo support
• SLI-Ready memory support for extreme DDR2 memory speeds
• Third PCI Express graphics expansion slot
• NVIDIA® nTune performance application
• NVIDIA® FirstPacket technology
• NVIDIA® LinkBoost technology

About EVGA
EVGA is the #1 NVIDIA authorized partner in channel sales throughout North America. Based on the philosophy of intelligent innovation, market knowledge, and the real time operation, EVGA continues to identify the need in the market place and providing the solution to that need. By offering product differentiation, 24/7 tech support, a 90 day Step-Up program, and other customer focused programs, EVGA is a clear leader in all categories: etail, retail, distribution, and system builders. With headquarters in Brea, CA, EVGA's global coverage includes EVGA GmbH in Munich, EVGA LATAM in Miami, and EVGA Hong Kong. For further information online about EVGA, visit http://www.evga.com.

For further information, contact:

Joe Darwin


714-528-4500 x118


EVGA Europe

+49 89 189 049-0

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