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ASUS First To Use AGEIA Physx PPU

At E3, AGEIA today announced that ASUS Computer will be AGEIA’s first PhysX
board partner. Details of the agreement will be announced at a later date, but
the two companies have agreed in principle that ASUS will develop and market PPU
boards with the AGEIA PhysX processor, the world’s first and only dedicated
physics processing unit. Gamers using ASUS add-in boards with the AGEIA PhysX
processor will experience unprecedented physics-based effects and environments
in next-generation games. Products are expected within 2005, coinciding with the
release of popular game titles incorporating AGEIA physics technology.

Ed’s note : We knew this all along and check out our
previous news article for more
information.

At the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), AGEIA(TM) Technologies, Inc., the
pioneer in hardware-accelerated physics for games, today announced that ASUS
Computer will be AGEIA’s first PhysX board partner. Details of the agreement
will be announced at a later date, but the two companies have agreed in
principle that ASUS will develop and market PPU boards with the AGEIA PhysX
processor, the world’s first and only dedicated physics processing unit. Gamers
using ASUS add-in boards with the AGEIA PhysX processor will experience
unprecedented physics-based effects and environments in next-generation games.
Products are expected within 2005, coinciding with the release of popular game
titles incorporating AGEIA physics technology.

ASUS is one of the world’s largest and most successful manufacturers of
motherboards, graphics cards and other computer hardware. The company has been
at the forefront of emerging technologies for the PC since the founding of ASUS
in 1989, and has won countless awards for innovation and quality. ASUS support
for the AGEIA PhysX processor is another milestone for AGEIA in its meteoric
rise in the games industry.

Ed’s note : We knew this all along and check out our
previous news article for more
information.

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