April 8, 2011
By DE Editors
NVIDIA has announced the NVIDIA Quadro 400 graphics processing unit (GPU), a new professional graphics solution. Built for use with professional applications, such as Autodesk AutoCAD, the NVIDIA Quadro 400 GPU provides up to 10X improvement when running some CAD/CAM applications, according to the company.
Priced at $169, NVIDIA says the Quadro 400 GPU consumes less than 35 watts. It has 512MB of DDR3 memory, a 30-bit (10-bits per color) color engine with a range of over 1 billion color variations. Quadro 400 drivers are optimized and certified on many professional applications.
The GPU supports two active connectors, including dual-link DVI with up to 3840 x 2400 resolution at 24Hz on each panel, and DisplayPort (DP) with up to 2560 x 1600 resolution. The NVIDIA Quadro 400 processor also supports NVIDIA 3D Vision and 3D Vision Pro active shutter glasses 3D technology.
For more information about NVIDIA Quadro Professional Graphics Solutions, please visit www.nvidia.com/quadro.
Sources: Press materials received from the company and additional information gleaned from the company’s website.