SANTA CLARA, CA‚â€”With today‚â€™s traditional workstation model pricing, many organizations can only afford to deploy professional graphics solutions to select designers and engineers, leaving a significant portion of the workforce with sub-optimal products. This is about to change as NVIDIA Corp. announced today NVIDIA‚Â® Quadro‚Â® FX 470, the first integrated professional motherboard GPU, and NVIDIA Quadro FX 370 Low Profile (Quadro FX 370 LP), an entry-level Quadro graphics boards for small form factor systems.
Quadro FX 470
Honoring NVIDIA‚â€™s commitment to tailor its Quadro professional line to the specific needs of the end user, the Quadro FX 470 and Quadro FX 370 LP GPU deliver high performance and flexibility at entry-level pricing for computer-aided design (CAD) and digital content creation (DCC) applications.
Quadro FX 370 LP
Increasing performance and reliability at a ground-breaking price, both systems are certified for key DCC and CAD applications from independent software vendors such as Autodesk and Adobe. Designed to fit seamlessly in a space-saving configuration, the Quadro FX 370 LP GPU has a MSRP at $149 USD and offers professional graphics performance with fanless cooling for a quieter work environment. The Quadro FX 470 GPU expands end customer access to professional graphics by enabling systems to achieve a price point under $700 USD.
Delivering the quality and reliability that the market expects from NVIDIA Quadro solutions, the Quadro FX 470 motherboard GPU and Quadro FX 370 LP feature 128-bit precision graphics pipeline, 32-bit floating point precision, filtering and blending, advanced color compression and early z-culling for improved bandwidth and rendering efficiency, and full-scene antialiasing. Additional features include:
* Industry-First Unified GPU Architecture ‚â€“ Dynamically allocates geometry, shading and pixel
processing power for high performance in OpenGL, Microsoft DirectX 10 applications
* NVIDIA CUDA‚â„¢ Technology ‚â€“ Revolutionary parallel computing processor architecture exposed
through an extended C language environment, and a tool suite for high-performance visualization
* Shader Model 4.0 Support ‚â€“ Enables ultra-realistic, real-time visualization applications
* NVIDIA nView‚Â® Advanced Display Software: The nView hardware and software technology
combination delivers maximum flexibility for single-large display or multi-display options and
provides unprecedented end-user control of the desktop experience
* I/O Scalability and Performance ‚â€“ Extensive I/O slot support enables peripherals like SAS and
dual GbE, which lengthen platform life cycle and performance
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