Nvidia Presents New Quadro Graphics Solutions for Autodesk Applications
December 9, 2009

Nvidia Presents New Quadro Graphics Solutions for Autodesk Applications

Las Vegas - During Autodesk University 2009 in Las Vegas, Nvidia Corp. launched new Quadro professional graphics solutions for desktop and mobile workstations, designed to boost productivity and enhance creativity of 3D design professionals running Autodesk applications.

Optimized and certified for AutoCAD, 3ds Max and other Autodesk software, the new offerings include:

Nvidia Quadro FX 380 LP low profile entry-level graphics solution
o The most affordable and flexible Quadro professional graphics solution, with an MSRP of $169 (USD), is perfect for design professionals moving from 2D to 3D
o Best-in-class performance increases productivity with up to a 10X acceleration in AutoCAD 2009 versus consumer graphics cards1
o 512 MB of graphics memory enables designers, animators, architects and engineers to create and interact with more complex models and scenes while increasing visual quality
o Low profile design easily fits into small form factor desktop systems
o EnergyStar compliant, ultra-low 28W maximum power consumption
o Meets stringent performance and reliability requirements for business critical applications 

Nvidia Quadro FX 3800M and Quadro FX 2800M mobile workstation solutions
o Ideal for demanding design professionals on the go
o Delivers the highest level of graphics performance in the new Dell Precision M6500 17-inch mobile workstation
o Features up to 128 CUDA cores for massively parallel computational graphics
o Delivers 30-bit color accuracy for display of over one billion colors
o 1 GB dedicated graphics memory enables efficient manipulation of larger data sets in graphics-intensive 3D applications, such as Autodesk Revit Architecture, Inventor and Moldflow
o Combines high-performance graphics with high-performance computation to enable real-time ray tracing, interactive volume rendering, and the fastest video encoding available in a mobile workstation
o PowerMizer 9.0 intelligent power management technology for extended battery life while maintaining optimal performance