Outstanding performance with a range of professional applications, substantial on-board memory to hold large models, and multi-monitor support for enhanced desktop productivity. Next-generation streaming multiprocessor design, called SMX, offers several important architectural changes. You can realize substantial increases in per-clock throughput of key graphics operations that combine to deliver unprecedented performance and power efficiency. Plus, the Quadro solutions offer up to four GB frame buffer capacity, letting you work with larger models and assemblies and improving interactive manipulation performance during the design process. The NVIDIA Kepler architecture introduces the concept of bindles textures, which enables the GPU to reference textures directly in memory. This effectively eliminates the limit on the number of unique textures that can be used to render a scene, and reduces the CPU overhead to deliver improved performance. You can now drive up to four displays simultaneously and get full support for the next-generation DisplayPort standard. This makes it easy to deploy multiple displays across a desktop, build an expansive digital signage wall, or create a sophisticated stereoscopic 3D CAVE environment.
Greater model complexity in the design workflow
Next-generation streaming multiprocessor design, called SMX, offers several important architectural changes. You can realize substantial increases in per-clock throughput of key graphics operations that combine to deliver unprecedented performance and power efficiency. Plus, the Quadro solutions offer up to four GB frame buffer capacity, letting you work with larger models and assemblies and improving interactive manipulation performance during the design process.
Richer scene details and effects
The NVIDIA Kepler architecture introduces the concept of bindles textures, which enables the GPU to reference textures directly in memory. This effectively eliminates the limit on the number of unique textures that can be used to render a scene, and reduces the CPU overhead to deliver improved performance. In fact, over one million unique textures are now possible. Fast approximate anti-aliasing and temporal anti-aliasing film-style technologies give you outstanding image quality for content creation and design reviews without compromising the interactive experience.
Ultra-high resolution visualization
You can now drive up to four displays simultaneously and get full support for the next-generation DisplayPort standard. This makes it easy to deploy multiple displays across a desktop, build an expansive digital signage wall, or create a sophisticated stereoscopic 3D CAVE environment. NVIDIA's latest technologies give you an easy, affordable way to perform image synchronization and resolution scaling of a synchronized display surface with multiple projectors or displays. These technologies include Quadro Sync, Quadro Mosaic, Quadro Warp/Blend, and GPUDirect.
NVIDIA CUDA architecture
Parallel-computing architecture that tightly integrates advanced visualization and compute features to significantly accelerate professional workflows.
NVIDIA scalable geometry engine
Dramatically improves geometry performance across a broad range of CAD, DCC, and medical applications. This gives you the freedom to work interactively with models and scenes that are an order of magnitude more complex than ever before.
Large frame buffers with ultra-fast bandwidth
Large GPU memory with fast bandwidth for display of complex models and scenes, as well as computation of large datasets.
NVIDIA parallel DataCache
Supports a true cache hierarchy combined with on-chip shared memory. L1 and L2 caches drive exceptional throughput, accelerating features such as real-time ray tracing, physics, and texture filtering.
Unified Driver Architecture
Guarantees forward and backward compatibility with software drivers, simplifying upgrading to a Quadro solution whenever you're ready.
Dramatically increases the number of unique textures available to shaders at run-time, enabling significantly more materials and richer texture detail in scenes.
Delivers more processing performance and efficiency through a new, innovative streaming multiprocessor design that allows a greater percentage of space to be applied to processing cores versus control logic.
Dedicated H.264 encode engine that's independent of 3D/compute pipeline and delivers real-time performance for transcoding, video editing, and other encoding applications.
PCI Express 2.0 compliance
Supports data transfer rates up to 5 GT/sec per lane for an aggregate bandwidth of 16 GB/sec bi-directional.
An advanced cooling design for an ultra-quiet desktop environment.
NVIDIA FXAA and TXAA
Reduces visible aliasing and delivers higher image quality - without the performance hit - by harnessing the power of the GPU's CUDA cores and new film-style antialiasing techniques.
GPU Tessellation with Shader Model 5.0
Quadro tessellation engines automatically generate finely detailed geometry for cinematic quality environments and scenes, without sacrificing performance.
Texture and render processing
Provides the ability to texture from and render to 16K x 16K surfaces. This is beneficial for applications that demand the highest resolution and quality image processing.
NVIDIA Quadro Mosaic Technology
Enables transparent scaling of the desktop and applications across up to 16 displays from four GPUs through a single workstation while delivering full performance and image quality.
The display engine in the NVIDIA Kepler GPU drives up to four displays simultaneously, whether they're directly connected to the board or connected using a single cable using DisplayPort 1.2's multi-streaming capabilities. With support for the next-generation DisplayPort 1.2 standard, each DisplayPort connector is also capable of driving ultra-high resolutions. The flexible display connectivity of the Quadro family makes it easy to deploy multiple displays across a desktop, build an expansive digital signage wall, or create a sophisticated stereoscopic 3D CAVE environment.
NVIDIA nView advanced desktop software
Delivers maximum flexibility for single large-display or multi-display options, providing unprecedented end-user control of the desktop experience for increased productivity.
DisplayPort 1.2 Support - with audio
Compact and secure DisplayPort 1.2 connectors support multi-stream technology, stream cloning, and ultra-high-resolution panels. This allows maximum range, resolution, refresh rate, and color depth designed to support the latest display technologies.
Deep color processing and display
Preserve color detail and precision throughout the processing and display pipeline for smooth gradients transitions, even on high dynamic range imagery. Each color component can be processed at up to 32-bit floating point precision and displayed at up to 12-bit precision with supported DisplayPort 1.2 or HDMI 1.4 displays.
Quadro Digital Video Pipeline
Industry's only GPU-accelerated solution for real-time acquisition, processing, and delivery of high-resolution SDI video across traditional and now 3D video broadcast, environments. It supports uncompressed SDI via optional Quadro SDI Capture and Quadro SDI Output cards.
NVIDIA 3D Vision and 3D Vision Pro
Advanced active-shutter glasses that deliver crystal-clear stereoscopic 3D visualization for the most immersive experience. Infrared or RF technologies allow a range of immersive environments from your desktop workstation to collaborative work spaces. 3D Vision and 3D Vision Pro are sold separately.
OpenGL Quad Buffered Stereo Support
Provides a smooth and immersive 3D stereo experience for professional applications.
Professional 3D Stereo Synchronization
Enables robust control of the stereo effect through a dedicated three-pin, mini-din connection to directly synchronize 3D stereo hardware to the Quadro graphics card.
NVIDIA CUDA parallel computing architecture
Quadro solutions leverage general-purpose GPU computing using standard programming languages like C/C++ and Fortran, as well as emerging APIs such as OpenCL and Direct Compute. This broad adoption of CUDA accelerates techniques like ray tracing, video and image processing, and computation fluid dynamics.
NVIDIA GPUDirect for Video
Allows third-party hardware to communicate directly with NVIDIA GPUs. Taking advantage of this API addresses the historical issues of introducing too much delay or latency because devices are fully synchronized and the CPU doesn't waste cycles copying data between device drivers.
Support for multiple operating systems on a single machineProduct Highlights
With a dedicated GPU per user and virtualization software, users can experience the full GPU acceleration of a standard workstation while improving resource management and utilization.
In The Box
- NVIDIA enterprise-management tools
- NVIDIA Quadro K2000
- DVI-VGA adapter