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NVIDIA Quadro FX 5800
The Quadro FX 5800 was a high-end professional graphics card by NVIDIA, launched in November 2008. Built on the 55 nm process, and based on the GT200B graphics processor, the card supports DirectX 10.0. The GT200B graphics processor is a large chip with a die area of 470 mm² and 1,400 million transistors. It features 240 shading units, 80 texture mapping units and 32 ROPs. NVIDIA has placed 4,096 MB GDDR3 memory on the card, which are connected using a 512-bit memory interface. The GPU is operating at a frequency of 610 MHz, memory is running at 800 MHz.
We recommend the NVIDIA Quadro FX 5800 for gaming with highest details at resolutions up to, and including, 1680x1050.
Being a dual-slot card, the NVIDIA Quadro FX 5800 draws power from 1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin power connectors, with power draw rated at 189 W maximum. Display outputs include: 2x DVI, 1x DisplayPort, 1x S-Video. Quadro FX 5800 is connected to the rest of the system using a PCIe 2.0 x16 interface. The card measures 267 mm in length, and features a dual-slot cooling solution. Its price at launch was 3,499 US Dollars.
||Nov 11th, 2008
||PCIe 2.0 x16
1600 MHz effective
||1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin
GT200B GPU Notes
|GT200b, commonly printed on the chip package as G200-xxx-Bx is an optical shrink of the G200 core to the newer 55 manufacturing process of TSMC. It helped shrink the core's energy and thermal footprints to a level that even facilitated building a dual-GPU accelerator