Nvidia has announced the Quadro FX 470, the first integrated professional motherboard GPU, and Quadro FX 370 Low Profile, an entry-level Quadro graphics boards for small form factor (SFF) systems.
Increasing performance and reliability both boards are certified for key DCC and CAD applications from independent software vendors such as Autodesk and Adobe, said Nvidia. Designed to fit in space-saving configurations, the Quadro FX 370 LP GPU has a price at US$149 and offers professional graphics performance with fanless cooling for a quieter work environment. The Quadro FX 470 GPU expands end customer access to professional graphics by enabling systems to achieve a price point under US$700.
The Quadro FX 470 motherboard GPU and Quadro FX 370 LP feature 128-bit precision graphics pipeline, 32-bit floating point precision, filtering and blending, advanced color compression and early z-culling for improved bandwidth and rendering efficiency, and full-scene anti-aliasing.
The GPUs also feature Nvidia Cuda technology, Shader Model 4.0 support and Nvidia nView Advanced Display software.
The Quadro FX 470 motherboard GPU is available from Nvidia system integrator partners, while the Quadro FX 370 LP GPU is available now.