April 21, 2009

Nvidia Quadro Fx 4800 for Mac

Nvidia brings to Mac Pro users its Nvidia Quadro FX 4800, an advanced professional graphics card. The Quadro FX 4800 delivers a boost in graphics performance and capabilities, helping users to continue to push the boundaries of realism and performance in markets such as architecture, content creation, science, and medicine. The new Quadro FX 4800 GPU for Mac is on display at Nvidia Booth SL7906.
To address the direct needs of the Mac user, the new Quadro FX 4800 GPU for Mac features a standard 3-pin stereo connector for true 3D stereoscopic imaging. Designed, tested, and built by Nvidia to meet the ultra-high standards of the Mac community, the Quadro FX 4800 GPU dynamically allocates compute, geometry, shading, and pixel processing power.
Other key features in the Quadro FX 4800 GPU for Mac include:
Interactive Visualization of Large Models - Offers a 1.5GB frame buffer and memory bandwidth up to 76.8GB/sec. to deliver high throughput for interactive visualization of large models; high performance for real-time processing of large textures and frames; and the highest quality and resolution with full-scene antialiasing (FSAA)  
High-performance Visualization - Nvidia's CUDAT parallel computing architecture for Nvidia Quadro GPUs enables breakthrough application performance to enhance creative expression in areas such as video, animation, photography, and production  
Dual Dual Link DVI and Stereo Connectors - Outfitted with a dedicated 3 pin min-din connector for stereo glasses support and up to two dual-link DVI digital connectors to drive the highest-resolution digital displays available on the market  
Boot Camp Support - Access to native Quadro GPU-accelerated professional Windows 3D graphics performance and features when using Apple Boot Camp
NVIDIA Quadro FX 4800 GPU for Mac is priced at $1799, and will be available starting May 2009 through Apple.com and select Apple resellers and workstation integrators. The Quadro FX 4800 for Mac will also be available through Nvidia channel partners PNY Technologies (US and EMEA), Leadteck (APAC), and Elsa (Japan).