Features & Benefits

12-Bit Subpixel Precision
12-bit sub-pixel precision delivers high geometric accuracy, eliminating spreckles, cracks, and other rasterization anomalies.

128-Bit Precision Graphics Pipeline
Enables sophisticated mathematical computations to maintain high accuracy, resulting in unmatched visual quality. Full IEEE 32-bit floating-point precision per color component (RGBA) delivers millions of color variations with the broadest dynamic range.

32-Bit Floating Point Precision
Sets new standards for image clarity and quality through 32-bit floating point capabilities in shading, filtering, texturing, and blending. Enables unprecedented rendered image quality for visual effects processing.

32-Bit Filtering and Blending
Enables unprecedented rendered image quality for visual effects processing.
Available only on Models IV and S4.

256-Bit Memory Interface
Delivers high performance memory bandwidth (up to 42.2GB/sec) for blistering data transfer. Supports the world’s fastest GDDR3 memory with lower power consumption than previous generation systems.
Available only on Model II.

384-Bit Memory Interface
Delivers the industry’s highest memory bandwidth (up to 76.8 GB/sec) for blistering data transfer. Supports the world’s fastest GDDR3 memory with lower power consumption than previous generation systems.
Available only on Models IV and S4.

512MB – 1.5 GB Frame Buffer per GPU
Delivers high throughput for interactive visualization of large models and high-performance for real time processing of large textures and frames and enables the highest quality and resolution full-scene antialiasing (FSAA).
512MB Available on Model II, 1.5GB Available on Models IV and S4.

Advanced Color Compression, Early Z-Cull
Improved pipeline color compression and early z-culling to increase effective bandwidth and improve rendering efficiency and performance.

Graphics API Extensions
NVIDIA® provides a full set of API extensions for Linux and Windows, enabling applications to take maximum advantage of the hardware's capabilities.

Breakthrough Visual Compute Density
Unmatched graphics compute per cubic centimeter provides highest visual compute density enabling breakthrough levels of capability and productivity.

Cg High-Level Graphics Shader Language
Cg—“C” for graphics—is a high-level, open-standard programming language for OpenGL that takes advantage of the power of programmable GPUs. NVIDIA Quadro® FX programmable graphics pipelines leverage high-level shading languages to enable the creation and integration of real-time photorealistic effects into 3D models, scenes, and designs. This represents a major leap forward in ease and speed for the creation of real-time, realistic graphics within MCAD, DCC, and scientific applications.

Dedicated Visual Computing System
Enables NVIDIA® SLI™ multi-GPU capability on any NVIDIA Quadro Plex certified PCI Express platform.

Fast 3D Textures
Fast transfer and manipulation of 3D textures resulting in more interactive visualization of large volumetric dataset.
Available only on Models IV and S4.

Flexible Form Factor
Workstation, deskside tower or standard 19" rack form factor enables deployment in a wide range of environments.
Model III is a 3U form factor; Model S4 is a 1U form factor.

Frame Synchronization
Allows the display channels from multiple workstations to be synchronized, thus creating one large "virtual display" that can be driven by a multisystem cluster for performance scalability.
Available only on Models II and IV.

Full-Scene Antialiasing (FSAA)
Up to 64× SLI FSAA on Models IV and 32× SLI FSAA on Models I, II and III dramatically reduces visual aliasing artifacts or jaggies, resulting in highly realistic scenes.

Genlock/Frame Lock
Also known as "house sync." Genlock allows the graphics output to synchronized to an external source, typically for film and broadcast video applications.
Available only on Models II and IV.

C Programming Environment
A C language environment and tool suite that unleashes new capabilities to solve complex, visualization challenges such as real-time ray tracing and interactive volume rendering.
Available only on Models IV and S4.

Hardware 3D Window Clipping
Hardware accelerated clip regions (data transfer mechanism between a window and the frame buffer) which improve overall graphics performance by increasing transfer speed between color buffer and frame buffer.

Hardware-Accelerated Pixel Read-Back
Up to 2.4GB/sec pixel read-back performance delivers massive host throughput, more than 10x the performance of previous generation graphic systems.

High-Performance Display Outputs
400MHz RAMDACs and up to two DVI digital connectors drive the highest resolution digital displays available on the market.
Available only on Models II and IV.

Industry’s Highest Performance
NVIDIA SLI multi-GPU technology scales geometry and pixel processing to meet the most demanding professional application requirements.
Available only on Models II and IV.

Next-Generation Vertex and Pixel Programmability
The NVIDIA Quadro FX GPUs introduce infinite length vertex programs and dynamic flow control, removing the previous limits on complexity, and structure of shader programs. With full support for Vertex/Shader Model 3.0 and Vertex/Shader Model 4.0 on Models IV and S4, NVIDIA Quadro FX GPUs deliver sophisticated effects never before imagined for real-time graphics systems.

NVIDIA High Precision / High Dynamic Range (HDR) Technology
Sets new standards for image clarity and quality through floating point capabilities in shading, filtering, texturing, and blending. Enables unprecedented rendered image quality for visual effects processing.

NVIDIA Unified Architecture
Industry’s first unified architecture designed to dynamically allocate compute, geometry, shading and pixel processing power to deliver optimized GPU performance.
Available only on Models IV and S4.

NVIDIA Quadro Unified Memory Architecture
Allows for superior memory management, which efficiently allocates and shares memory resources between concurrent graphics windows and applications.

nView Multi-Display Technology
The NVIDIA® nView® hardware and software technology combination delivers maximum flexibility for multi-display options, and provides unprecedented end-user control of the desktop experience. NVIDIA GPUs are designed to support multi-displays, but graphics cards vary. Please verify multi-display support in the graphics card before purchasing.

High Speed, PCI Express Data Transfer
With low latency and high bandwidth, computing applications benefit from the highest data transfer rate possible through standard PCI-Express architecture.

Quad Buffered Stereo
Offers enhanced visual experience for professional applications that demand stereo viewing capability.

Rotated-Grid Full-Scene Antialiasing (RG FSAA)
The rotated grid FSAA sampling algorithm introduces far greater sophistication in the sampling pattern, significantly increasing color accuracy and visual quality for edges and lines, reducing “jaggies” while maintaining performance.

NVIDIA SLI Technology
NVIDIA SLI™ technology enables intelligent and transparent scaling of professional application performance.
Available only on Models II and IV.

2 to 8 Dual-Link Digital Display Connectors
Full dual-link TMDS transmitters support ultra-high-resolution panels (up to 3840 x 2400 @ 24Hz on each panel) --which result in amazing image quality producing detailed photorealistic images.
Up to 8 on Model II and 4 on Model IV.

Ultra Quiet Design
Acoustics lower than most workstations at sub 40 dB for a quiet desktop environment.



 
 
 
 
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