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Dubai, UAE, United Arab Emirates, 2008/04/22 - Saudi PC Manufacturer exhibits high-performance, advanced desktop gaming systems utilizing NVIDIA’s latest GeForce GPU technology at Gitex Saudi 2008, the 7th International IT exhibition in KSA being held from April 20-24, 2008, in Riyadh.
Zai Technologies, the Saudi based manufacturer of the Zai brand of computers is exhibiting a broad range of desktop PCs based on NVIDIA’s new series of powerful graphics processing units (GPUs) at Gitex Saudi 2008. The Zai PC line-up will include machines incorporating the GeForce 9800 GTX SLI with a custom branded NVIDIA Cooler Master Stacker 830 Gaming case, an ‘SLI Ready’ machine with the GeForce 9800 GX2 and the GeForce 8800 GT. These high-definition entertainment platforms will drive visual computing capabilities to new heights. Zai will also display a ‘Business PC’ built with an NVIDIA’s GeForce 7100 motherboard, enabling business users to optimize their PCs at a particular price point for drastically improved performance.
Commenting on the company’s participation at Gitex Saudi 2008, Mr Ashraf Shendy, Business Development Manager- ICC Group, the holding company of Zai Technologies said “From the inception, Zai Technologies have been committed to introducing products that provide our customers excellent performance and scalability, and at the same time are cost efficient. Our partnership with NVIDIA, world leader in visual computing technology, is in line with this mission. Gitex Saudi 2008 provides us the perfect platform to launch our range of PCs based on NVIDIA’s revolutionary GeForce GPU technology”.
Daniel Saison, Director – Sales, Middle East, India and Africa said, “KSA is an extremely important market for us because of the huge growth potential. The market is maturing nicely with more and more consumers understanding the importance of the GPU in their computers. Optimizing the computer with the right mix of GPU and CPU will offer the best performance to our customers. The fact that the PC is SLI Ready also ensures an easy upgrade path as the consumer can simply add another GeForce GPU as and when he feels the need for more performance”
NVIDIA’s GeForce 9800 GX2 GPU has proved to be the world’s fastest graphics solution*, designed for running today’s graphically-intensive games, 3D applications, and HD movies at extreme resolutions. With more than 256 processing cores on a single board, the GeForce 9800 GX2 GPU is up to 60 percent faster than the closest competitor.
GeForce 9800 GTX GPU which features 128 processor cores, provides gaming enthusiasts with the best bang for the buck in its price range and supports both 2-Way and 3-Way SLI technology, delivering the industry’s most flexible and scalable multi-GPU solution. The 8800 GT is a graphics card that is the ideal combination of power, performance and price featuring 112 stream processors, and a 256-bit frame buffer for DirectX 10 gameplay at ultra fast frame rates.
The Zai Technologies stall is located at stand number 219.
NVIDIA is the world leader in visual computing technologies and the inventor of the GPU, a high-performance processor which generates breathtaking, interactive graphics on workstations, personal computers, game consoles, and mobile devices. NVIDIA serves the entertainment and consumer market with its GeForce® graphics products, the professional design and visualization market with its Quadro® graphics products, and the high-performance computing market with its Tesla™ computing solutions products. NVIDIA is headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif. and has offices throughout Asia, Europe, and the Americas.
*Weighted average score based on the benchmarking of GeForce 9800 GX2 against AMD Radeon 3870 X2 across 14 PC games, with resolutions up to 2500x1600, including: Company of Heroes, World in Conflict, Call of Duty 4, Crysis, Unreal Tournament, Fear, Bioshock, ET Quake Wars, Half Life 2 Episode Two, Oblivion, Prey, Clive Barker’s Jericho, Dirt, and Rainbow Six Vegas.
About Zai Technologies
ZAI Technologies is the first company in the Kingdom to launch a computer assembly unit. Saudi Arabia's first branded computer "ZAI" is being assembled in ZAI Technologies PC Factory in Riyadh. The Establishment of this "ZAI" comes as a result of close cooperation between AFG (Al-Faisaliah Group), Microsoft Saudi Arabia & Intel Corporation under the name of "Al-Faisaliah PC Factory ZAI". ZAI has become Intel's first premier provider of total solutions in the Middle East. ZAI is also the only PC factory in the Middle East that is certified by Microsoft's Windows Hardware Quality Lab (WHQL) in the United States.