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NVIDIA Quadro NVS 290

G86
Graphics Processor
16
Cores
8
TMUs
4
ROPs
256 MB
Memory Size
DDR2
Memory Type
64 bit
Bus Width
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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 10.0. 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 PCIe 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
Process Size: 80 nm
Transistors: 210 million
Die Size: 127 mm²

Graphics Card

Released: Oct 4th, 2007
Production Status: End-of-life
Launch Price: 149 USD
Bus Interface: PCIe 1.0 x16

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Based on TPU review data: "Performance Summary" at 1920x1080
Quadro NVS 290 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: 6.40 GB/s

Render Config

Shading Units: 16
TMUs: 8
ROPs: 4
SM Count: 2
Pixel Rate: 1.836 GPixel/s
Texture Rate: 3.67 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance: 29.376 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: 10.0
OpenGL: 3.3
OpenCL: 1.1
CUDA: 1.1
Shader Model: 4.0

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