Niveus Media Announces Pro Series - n9 Based on Intel® Core™ 2 Extreme Quad Processor

Now shipping with Intel's newest desktop processor, Niveus' high-performance rack-mount media server delivers a high fidelity high definition experience throughout the home.

Milpitas, CA - November 14, 2006 - An award -winning designer and manufacturer of media servers based on the Windows Media Center platform, Niveus Media announces the company's 2007 Pro Series - n9 media server is now shipping with the new Intel® Core™ 2 Extreme quad core processor QX6700. Continuing to solidify the company's reputation by incorporating only the most innovative hardware and software in their products, Niveus' n9 offers a powerful, multi -zone digital entertainment solution; all in a convenient rack -mount form factor.

Achieving unprecedented speed and performance across a wide range of multimedia and multi -zone applications, the quad core processor joins the Pro Series' already impressive list of features, including Intel® Viiv™ technology, Nvidia's GeForce Series 7 Graphics, and 3 terabytes of storage. Intel's new quad core processor provides four independent cores with dedicated threads, to efficiently off -load tasks, thereby freeing the other processor; maximizing the Niveus Media Center's effectiveness in serving up media to multiple rooms of the house.

Enabling simultaneous local HD DVD playback, and multiple, independent sessions of HD television and music playback throughout various zones, amongst other functionality, the n9 with quad core processor offers the power, compatibility, and connectivity to perform as a central media hub. Maintaining faster frame rates and improved acoustics leveraging the quad core processors platform thermal control, the n9 delivers a higher performance audio video experience.

"Intel's Core 2 Extreme quad core processor provides boundless opportunity for the Niveus Media Center," says Greg Pearson, Vice President, Sales and Marketing Group and President, Intel Americas, Inc. "The n9 is a fast and innovative solution targeted at media enthusiasts, and we are proud of Niveus' commitment as an Intel channel partner."

Niveus' Pro Series is housed in a sleek, compact chassis (measuring 3U) with ears for fast and easy rack mount installation. In addition to being Windows Vista Capable and CableCARD Ready, features include: Niveus' patent -pending Niveus ConvergencePanel™; HDMI; RS -232; an integrated flash card reader (SD, MMC); RAID 5 Hard Drive Data Protection; 3TB HDD storage; 4 television tuners (2x NTSC, 2x ATSC); 4GB of RAM; and 8 -channel analog audio or digital coaxial audio.

On November 8th, the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA®) recognized Niveus Media's Pro Series - n9 media server as a CES Innovations 2007 Design and Engineering Awards Honoree within the home theater accessory category.

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About Niveus Media, Inc.
Since 2002, Niveus Media, Inc. has engineered and manufactured high -performance media solutions that take whole -home digital entertainment to an entirely new level. Niveus is an award -winning manufacturer of high -end Media Centers, storage servers, and advanced control software designed specifically for the consumer electronics market. Committed to providing innovative, integrated digital entertainment devices for the networked home, Niveus has simplified the management and enjoyment of digital media at home.

Niveus Media is an Intel® Channel Partner Member
Backed by one of the biggest names in technology, Intel® Channel Partner Members deliver custom IT solutions for a variety of consumer and business markets. Niveus Media uses industry leading Intel® platform products coupled with a high level of innovation to create IT solutions specific to consumers' needs. To maximize technology investment, Niveus Media has access to training on the latest Intel products and solutions that are compatible with existing hardware and software solutions.

Intel and Intel Viiv are trademarks or registered trademarks of Intel Corporation or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries.

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