The no-compromise NVIDIA® Quadro® FX 3800M professional mobile graphics solution, featuring the NVIDIA® CUDA architecture, 30-bit color accuracy, and certification for the most demanding CAD, Oil & Gas, and content creation applications, provides a full-featured, ultimate performance experience for users on the go.
Dell Precision M6500 with image courtesy of Schlumberger
Ultimate Performance for Fortune 1,000 Manufacturing, Design, Oil and Gas, and Medical Companies Quadro FX mobile solutions are the preferred performance graphics engines for 17” mobile workstation platforms, and are requested by manufacturing, design, oil and gas, and scientific visualization companies worldwide.
Built for Professionals™ to Maximize Creativity Quadro graphics solutions are designed and optimized by NVIDIA to deliver exceptional performance for Adobe® Creative Suite® 4 solutions. Learn More.
Stable, Compatible, and Optimized for Professional Applications Quadro solutions are designed, tested, and built by NVIDIA to meet ultra high standards of quality assurance, and are certified for the most demanding CAD, DCC, Medical, and Oil and Gas professional applications.
Extended Battery Life NVIDIA PowerMizer™ 9.0 intelligent power management technology extends battery life and delivers optimal performance.
NVIDIA® CUDA™ Parallel Computing Architecture
By combining high-performance graphics and high-performance computation, professionals can solve highly complex challenges such as real-time ray tracing, video encoding, and interactive volume rendering. Featuring 128 CUDA cores, Quadro FX 3800M delivers the best video encoding performance available in a mobile workstation.
NVIDIA CUDA Architecture NVIDIA® CUDA™ is a revolutionary parallel computing architecture for Quadro GPUs, enabling breakthrough performance in areas such as interactive ray tracing, finite element analysis, video and image processing, and computational fluid dynamics.
NVIDIA GPU Unified Architecture Industry’s first unified architecture designed to dynamically allocate compute, geometry, shading and pixel processing power to deliver optimized application performance.
GDDR3 GPU Memory with ultra fast memory bandwidth Delivers high throughput needed to interact with large textured models and enables the highest quality full-scene anti-aliasing (FSAA) for improved image quality.
DisplayPort Digital Display Connectors DisplayPort supports ultra-high-resolution panels (up to 2560 x 1600) with 30-bit color, which result in amazing image quality utilizing a palette of over one billion colors.
Enables transport of video and audio to HDTV’s and other HDMI capable devices (via HDMI adaptor).
NVIDIA® 3D Vision™ Support Visualize the stereoscopic presentation of Quad Buffered OpenGL applications with NVIDIA 3D Vision glasses and supported displays.
30-Bit Color Fidelity 30-bit color fidelity (10-bits per color) enables billions rather than millions of color variations for rich, vivid image quality with the broadest dynamic range.
Advanced Color Compression, Early Z-Cull Improved pipeline color compression and early z-culling to increase effective bandwidth and improve rendering efficiency and performance.
PowerMizer 9.0 Technology The ninth generation of NVIDIA’s advanced hardware power management technology intelligently adapts to the user’s need for longer battery life and improved performance by reducing notebook power consumption and heat generation for the graphics subsystem.
PCI Express 2.0 Compliant Doubles the data transfer rate up to 5 GT/sec per lane for an aggregate bandwidth of 16 GB/sec bi-directional (8 GB/sec in each direction).
Compatible with Industry Standard Architectures Compatible with x86 32 and 64-bit microprocessor architectures and operating systems from Intel/AMD and Microsoft/Linux.
Cg High-Level Graphics Shader Language Cg—“C” for graphics—is a high-level, open-standard programming language 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 key enabler for the creation of real-time, photo-realistic visuals within CAD, DCC, and scientific applications.
Windows 7 Support Microsoft® Windows® 7 is the next generation operating system that will mark a dramatic improvement in the way the OS takes advantage of the graphics processing unit (GPU) to provide a more compelling user experience. By taking advantage of the GPU for both graphics and computing, Windows 7 will not only make today’s PCs more visual and more interactive but also ensure that they have the speed and responsiveness customers want.
Fast 3D Texture Transfer Fast transfer and manipulation of 3D textures resulting in more interactive visualization of large volumetric datasets.
Full-Scene Antialiasing (FSAA) Up to 32x FSAA dramatically reduces visual aliasing artifacts or “jaggies,” resulting in highly realistic scenes.
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.
Highest Workstation Application Performance Next-generation architecture enables over 2x improvement in geometry and fill rates with the industry’s highest performance for professional CAD, DCC, and scientific applications.
8K Texture and Render Processing The ability to texture from and render to 8K x 8K surfaces. Beneficial for applications that demand the highest resolution and quality image processing.
Next-Generation Vertex and Pixel Programmability Shader Model 4.0 Reference standard for shader model 4.0 enabling a higher level of performance and realistic effects for OpenGL and next generation DirectCompute industry-leading professional applications.
Next-Generation Vertex and Pixel Programmability NVIDIA Quadro FX GPUs introduce infinite length vertex programs and dynamic flow control, removing the previous limits on complexity, and structure of shader programs. NVIDIA Quadro FX GPUs deliver sophisticated effects never before imagined for real-time graphics systems.
NVIDIA Graphics API Extensions NVIDIA provides a set of extensions to standard graphics APIs for Linux and Windows, enabling applications to take maximum advantage of state-of-the-art GPU capabilities.
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.
PureVideo HD Technology NVIDIA® PureVideo® technology is the combination of high-definition video processors and software that delivers unprecedented picture clarity, smooth video, accurate color, and precise image scaling for SD and HD video content. Features include, high-quality scaling, spatial temporal de-interlacing, inverse telecine, and high quality HD video playback from DVD.
nView Multi-Display Technology The NVIDIA® nView™ Advanced Display Software delivers maximum flexibility for single-large display or multi-display options, providing unprecedented end-user control of the desktop experience for increased productivity.
Unified Driver Architecture (UDA) The NVIDIA UDA guarantees forward and backward compatibility with software drivers. Simplifies upgrading to a new NVIDIA product because all NVIDIA products work with the same driver software.