The chipset is based on the same architecture as the GeForce GTX 260 and carries 192 programmable shader cores but is tuned for 3D modeling and other pro apps: it carries a full 1.5GB of memory for higher-detailed models and textures, supports 30-bit color output and allows 32X full-scene antialiasing. The 4800 is roughly twice as fast as previous cards, the company claims.The Quadro FX 4800 is available from Elsa, Leadtek and PNY for around $1,999.
A reference Quadro FX 4800 carries two DisplayPort outputs with 10-bit color support and also carries a single dual-link DVI connection that supports up to 3840x2400 at 24Hz.
NVIDIA Quadro FX 4800 now available
Posted on Tuesday, Dec 02 2008 @ 21:25 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck