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NVIDIA Quadro NVS 290

Graphics Processor
G86
Cores
16
TMUs
8
ROPs
4
Memory Size
256 MB
Memory Type
DDR2
Bus Width
64 bit
The Quadro NVS 290 was a mid-range professional graphics card by NVIDIA, launched in October 2007. Built on the 80 nm process, and based on the G86 graphics processor, the card supports DirectX 11.1. The G86 graphics processor is an average sized chip with a die area of 127 mm² and 210 million transistors. It features 16 shading units, 8 texture mapping units and 4 ROPs. NVIDIA has placed 256 MB DDR2 memory on the card, which are connected using a 64-bit memory interface. The GPU is operating at a frequency of 459 MHz, memory is running at 400 MHz.
Being a single-slot card, the NVIDIA Quadro NVS 290 does not require any additional power connector, its power draw is rated at 21 W maximum. Display outputs include: 1x DMS-59. Quadro NVS 290 is connected to the rest of the system using a PCI-Express 1.0 x16 interface. The card measures 168 mm in length, and features a single-slot cooling solution. Its price at launch was 149 US Dollars.

Graphics Processor

GPU Name
G86
Architecture
Tesla
Foundry
TSMC
Process Size
80 nm
Transistors
210 million
Die Size
127 mm²

Graphics Card

Release Date
Oct 4th, 2007
Generation
Quadro NVS
Production
End-of-life
Launch Price
149 USD
Bus Interface
PCIe 1.0 x16
Reviews
26 in our database

Relative Performance

78%
GeForce 210
100%
GeForce 9400 GT
100%
Quadro NVS 290
123%
Radeon HD 4550
157%
Radeon HD 5450
185%
Radeon HD 6450
195%
GeForce GT 520
241%
GeForce GT 220
315%
GeForce GT 430
319%
Radeon HD 5570
347%
Radeon HD 4670
366%
GeForce GT 440
374%
GeForce GT 240
429%
GeForce 9600 GT
456%
Radeon HD 5670
489%
GeForce GT 640
506%
GeForce 9800 GT
526%
Radeon HD 6670
543%
Radeon HD 4830
579%
Radeon HD 4770
611%
Radeon HD 4850
625%
GeForce GTS 250
643%
GeForce GTS 450
665%
Radeon HD 5750
760%
Radeon HD 7750
766%
Radeon HD 5770
780%
GeForce GTX 260
789%
Radeon HD 4870
791%
Radeon Vega 8
799%
GeForce GTX 550 Ti
806%
GeForce GTX 650
853%
Radeon HD 5830
897%
Radeon HD 6790
912%
Radeon HD 4890
946%
GeForce GTX 460
953%
Radeon RX Vega 11
962%
GeForce GT 1030
971%
GeForce GTX 275
974%
Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition
976%
GeForce GTX 280
995%
GeForce GTX 465
1043%
Radeon HD 6850
1063%
GeForce GTX 285
1141%
Radeon HD 5850
1161%
GeForce GTX 650 Ti
1161%
Radeon HD 7790
1211%
Radeon RX 550
1213%
GeForce GTX 470
1257%
Radeon HD 6870
1341%
Radeon HD 5870
1384%
GeForce GTX 560 Ti
1391%
Radeon HD 4870 X2
1416%
GeForce GTX 750 Ti
1423%
Radeon HD 6950
1473%
GeForce GTX 295
1491%
GeForce GTX 650 Ti Boost
1501%
Radeon HD 7850
1527%
GeForce GTX 480
1599%
Radeon HD 6970
1630%
Radeon R7 265
1656%
Radeon RX 460
1656%
Radeon R7 370
1662%
GeForce GTX 660
1667%
GeForce GTX 570
1695%
Radeon RX 560
1800%
GeForce GTX 950
1815%
Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition
1859%
Radeon R9 270X
1882%
GeForce GTX 660 Ti
1891%
GeForce GTX 580
1906%
GeForce GTX 1050
1910%
Radeon HD 7950
1948%
Radeon HD 5970
2002%
GeForce GTX 760
2155%
GeForce GTX 670
2211%
GeForce GTX 960
2268%
Radeon R9 380
2281%
Radeon R9 285
2304%
Radeon HD 7970
2328%
GeForce GTX 680
2382%
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
2445%
GeForce GTX 770
2501%
Radeon HD 6990
2561%
Radeon R9 280X
2597%
GeForce GTX 590
2599%
Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition
2879%
GeForce GTX 780
2982%
GeForce GTX 1650
3168%
Radeon RX 470
3212%
Radeon R9 290
3386%
Radeon RX 570
3427%
Radeon R9 390
3445%
Radeon R9 290X
3491%
GeForce GTX 970
3538%
GeForce GTX TITAN
3585%
GeForce GTX 780 Ti
3636%
Radeon R9 390X
3652%
Radeon HD 7990
3670%
Radeon RX 480
3701%
GeForce GTX 690
3899%
Radeon RX 580
3981%
GeForce GTX 980
4032%
Radeon R9 FURY
4032%
GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
4211%
Radeon RX 590
4435%
Radeon R9 295X2
4459%
GeForce GTX 1660
4511%
Radeon R9 FURY X
4588%
GeForce GTX 980 Ti
4707%
GeForce GTX TITAN X
5120%
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti
5120%
GeForce GTX 1070
5450%
Radeon RX Vega 56
5780%
GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
5945%
Radeon RX Vega 64
6028%
GeForce GTX 1080
6028%
GeForce RTX 2060
6276%
Radeon RX 5700
6771%
GeForce RTX 2060 SUPER
7019%
GeForce RTX 2070
7184%
Radeon RX 5700 XT
7267%
Radeon VII
7455%
TITAN X Pascal
7680%
GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
7762%
GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER
8258%
GeForce RTX 2080
8753%
GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER
9661%
GeForce RTX 2080 Ti
Based on TPU review data: "Performance Summary" at 1920x1080
Performance estimated based on architecture, shader count and clocks.

Clock Speeds

GPU Clock
459 MHz
Shader Clock
918 MHz
Memory Clock
400 MHz
800 MHz effective

Memory

Memory Size
256 MB
Memory Type
DDR2
Memory Bus
64 bit
Bandwidth
6.400 GB/s

Render Config

Shading Units
16
TMUs
8
ROPs
4
SM Count
2
L2 Cache
16 KB

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Rate
1.836 GPixel/s
Texture Rate
3.672 GTexel/s
FP32 (float) performance
29.38 GFLOPS

Board Design

Slot Width
Single-slot
Length
6.6 inches
168 mm
TDP
21 W
Outputs
1x DMS-59
Power Connectors
None
Board Number
P538

Graphics Features

DirectX
11.1 (10_0)
OpenGL
3.3
OpenCL
1.1
Vulkan
N/A
CUDA
1.1
Shader Model
4.0