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Nvidia ships One Billionth GeForce chip

Published on January 15th, 2011 | by sylv3rblade

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2011 is shaping up to be a good year for Nvidia as the company reaches the one billionth GeForce GPU milestone mark. Note that the achievement states 1 billion GPUs shipped, not just manufactured.

Who knows how many chips Nvidia currently has :).

Nvidia sends it’s thanks to everyone of it’s customers and to it’s new partner, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC).

The company shares a few interesting facts about the size of 1 billion GPUs:

If you lined the chips all up in a row

* They would wrap around the world more than twice
* They’d stretch across 315,000 American Football fields or 275,000 Soccer fields
* You’d need the entire population of Shanghai, China standing on each others’ shoulders to match it

Now if only Nvidia offered a price drop to celebrate I’ll switch in no time :).

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