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3DLabs Wildcat Realizm 800 Graphics Technology Selected by NEC to Power Complex CAD and Broadcast Video Applications on Express Workstations

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MILPITAS, Calif. – June 15, 2005 - 3Dlabs Inc., Ltd., a leading innovator in professional visual processing, today announced that Wildcat® Realizm™ 800 graphics technology has been selected by NEC to be incorporated in the TE6 ultra high-end graphics accelerator that powers the NEC Express workstation. The inclusion of Wildcat Realizm 800 graphics into the new TE6 graphics accelerator marks the first time that NEC has integrated third-party graphics technology into its TE-branded line of products. The Express workstation for CAD and broadcast video professionals will be available from NEC in Japan later this month. 3Dlabs is a wholly owned subsidiary of Creative Technology Ltd. (NASDAQ: CREAF).

“The award-winning 3Dlabs Wildcat Realizm technology continues to deliver top performance in a variety of demanding applications for different industries. With the selection of Wildcat Realizm 800 technology by NEC, 3Dlabs can provide superior graphics performance to CAD professionals and make a significant entry into the Japanese video production market,” said Hock Leow, president of 3Dlabs.

“Wildcat Realizm 800 graphics technology enables NEC to offer the CAD and broadcast video market the most powerful and stable graphics solutions available to tackle demanding applications,” said Itsuto Hamasaki, general manager of Client Server Marketing Division at NEC. “With Wildcat Realizm 800 technology we can actualize the full potential of PCI Express and deliver superior ultra-high end graphics performance over any previous offering from NEC.”

More information about the NEC Express workstation with TE6 graphics is available at www.nec.com. For more information on 3Dlabs’ high-performing line of Wildcat Realizm professional graphics accelerators, check out www.3dlabs.com.

About 3Dlabs

3Dlabs, a leading innovator in professional visual processing, supplies a broad range of graphics accelerators to Computer Aided Design (CAD), Digital Content Creation (DCC), and visual simulation professionals. Its award-winning Wildcat graphics solutions are available in industry-leading OEM workstations, in the channel through an international distributor/reseller network, and directly to end-users at 3Dlabs' online store. For more information on 3Dlabs products, visit www.3Dlabs.com. 3Dlabs is a wholly owned subsidiary of Creative Technology Ltd.

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Source: 3Dlabs