NVIDIA rolls out three Quadro FX workstation cards

Posted on Wednesday, March 25 2009 @ 22:48 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
NVIDIA has introduced three new Quadro FX graphics cards for workstations: the entry-level FX 580, mid-range FX 1800 and high-end FX 3800.

The NVIDIA Quadro FX 580 is a $149 part with 32 shader processors, 128-bit memory bus, FP32 precision, 25.6GB/s memory bandwidth and 512MB memory. The TDP is 40W.

The Quadro FX 1800 is a mid-range workstation card with a $599 price tag. It has 64 shader processors, 192-bit memory bus, FP32 precision, 38.4GB/s memory bandwidth and 768MB GDDR3 memory. It has a TDP of 59W.

For the high-end segment NVIDIA has the $899 Quadro FX 3800, this card is positioned under the $1,799 Quadro FX 4800. It has 192 shader processors, FP64 / IEEE 754 precision, 256-bit memory bus, 51.2GB/s memory bandwidth and 1GB GDDR3 memory. The Quadro FX 3800 has a TDP of 107W, and as you can see on the picture below, this GT200 GPU based card has a single-slot design:

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