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Quadro FX 3000 and FX 3000G Professional Workstation cards
July 22, 2003
Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), today introduced the NVIDIA Quadro®
FX 3000 series of professional graphics solutions to facilitate breakthroughs
in markets such as medical and satellite imaging, automobile manufacturing,
oil and gas exploration, video post-production, and broadcast. For use
in any industry-standard desktop workstation, the NVIDIA Quadro FX 3000
and NVIDIA Quadro FX 3000G deliver high-end capabilities and performance
to the most demanding professionals.
The NVIDIA Quadro
FX 3000 will be available from IBM in its IntelliStation MPro workstation
and from HP in its Leadership Graphics Program. The NVIDIA Quadro FX
3000G, with genlock and framelock capabilities, is planned to be available
with HP Workstations xw6000 and xw8000, and with HP's scalable visualization
technology in Fall 2003-and from IBM by special order.
has selected the NVIDIA Quadro FX 3000 based on its superior performance
and for its ability to help propel our systems to a leadership position
in the workstation market," said Matt Wineberg, product manager,
IBM IntelliStation. "By being the first workstation vendor to offer
the NVIDIA Quadro FX 3000, combined with our continued technical leadership
and eServer-inspired reliability, IBM IntelliStation promises graphics
and engineering professionals the best of all worlds."
of the NVIDIA Quadro FX 3000 include:
High performance graphics memory-27.2 GB/sec. memory bandwidth, more
than twice the bandwidth of the industry-leading NVIDIA Quadro FX 2000,
drives large texture performance and high-resolution, full-scene antialiasing.
Single system powerwall-Users
digitally specify overlap and blending for two projected images, even
from inexpensive projectors. Allows any application to be projected from
a single system onto large surfaces.
High resolution-256MB graphics memory powers 3840x2400 displays for applications
including medical, oil & gas, and satellite imaging.
The NVIDIA Quadro FX 3000G includes all NVIDIA Quadro FX 3000
Framelock-Allows professionals to link multiple systems in a cluster
to scale power to problem size for life-sized visualization.
Genlock-Enables synchronization with standard signal formats and house-sync
signals for video post-production, broadcast, compositing, and editing
"The combination of HP's innovative workstations and the NVIDIA Quadro
FX 3000G is designed to enable teams to interact with their work in life-sized
environments, in real time," said Jim Zafarana, vice president of
worldwide marketing for the HP Workstation Business Unit. "Auto and
aerospace engineers, for instance, can review, collaborate, and visualize
their designs as they exist in real life, with photo realistic quality,
at a level of performance and interactivity that keeps pace with their
NVIDIA offers the broadest professional software application certification
program in the industry. All NVIDIA graphics products use the NVIDIA®
Unified Driver Architecture (UDA), a set of backward-and-forward, top-to-bottom
compatible graphics drivers that optimize application performance, stability,
NVIDIA Quadro distributors including PNY (US and Europe), LeadTek (Asia/Pacific),
and Elsa (Japan), system builders such as BOXX Technologies, @Xi Computer,
Colfax International, RackSaver, and Polywell Computers worldwide are
selling the NVIDIA Quadro FX 3000 series. NVIDIA will demonstrate these
workstation solutions in booth #2625 at SIGGRAPH 2003 in San Diego, CA
July 29-31, 2003