NVIDIA debuts high-end Quadro FX notebook GPUs

Posted on Tuesday, Aug 12 2008 @ 15:37 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
NVIDIA has released a couple of new Quadro FX GPUs for mobile workstations. The new mobile Quadro FX flagship is the Quadro FX 3700M, this model has 128 cores, 256-bit memory interface and 1GB of memory. Furthermore, they also got the Quadro FX 2700M with 48 cores, Quadro FX 1700M with 32 cores, Quadro FX 770M with 32 cores and Quadro FX 370M with 8 cores.
Highlighting the flagship product of the series is the Quadro FX 3700M, with 128 CUDA Parallel Computing Processor cores, which offers an unprecedented 1 GB of dedicated graphics memory for graphics-performance hungry industries such as oil and gas exploration, mechanical design and digital content creation. Now, the power of a desktop workstation is available in a compact, notebook configuration.

"Design professionals who rely on the performance and features of a desktop workstation can now get this same level of performance in a notebook," said Jeff Brown, general manager, Professional Solutions, NVIDIA. "With the new Quadro FX 3700M visual computing solution, the notebook becomes a powerful workstation, allowing professionals to work anywhere, at any time, without sacrificing graphics quality or performance."

Engineered to deliver high-performance visualization of large datasets with extremely high image quality in an ISV-certified notebook platform, these notebooks also feature:

- Up to 1 GB GDDR3 memory
- Up to 256-bit memory interface
- Up to 51.2 GBps graphic memory bandwidth
- OpenGL 2.1, Shader Model 4.0, and DirectX 10
- PowerMizer 8.0 adaptive power management tools

Additionally, the Quadro FX 2700M GPU, with 48 CUDA Parallel Computing Processor cores and 512 MB of GDDR3 memory, is an ideal graphics solution for 17-inch notebook platforms targeting high-end design and content-creation applications. The Quadro FX 1700M GPU with 32 CUDA Parallel Computing Processor cores, the Quadro FX 770M GPU with 32 CUDA Parallel Computing Processor cores, and the Quadro FX 370M GPU with 8 CUDA Parallel Computing Processor cores, are designed for 15.4-inch and 14.1-inch notebooks, which help round out the new Intel Centrino II-based platforms.


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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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