The Quadro K5100M was a professional mobile graphics chip by NVIDIA, launched on July 23rd, 2013. Built on the 28 nm process, and based on the GK104 graphics processor, in its N15E-Q5-A2 variant, the chip supports DirectX 12. The GK104 graphics processor is an average sized chip with a die area of 294 mm² and 3,540 million transistors. It features 1536 shading units, 128 texture mapping units, and 32 ROPs. NVIDIA has paired 8 GB GDDR5 memory with the Quadro K5100M, which are connected using a 256-bit memory interface. The GPU is operating at a frequency of 771 MHz, memory is running at 900 MHz (3.6 Gbps effective). Being a mxm module card, its power draw is rated at 100 W maximum. This device has no display connectivity, as it is not designed to have monitors connected to it. Rather it is intended for use in laptop/notebooks and will use the output of the host mobile device.