NVIDIA Highlights from NAB
With its sophisticated GPU architecture and industry leading features, the Quadro FX 4800 delivers a substantial boost in graphics performance and capabilities, allowing users to continue to push the boundaries of realism and performance in markets such as: architecture, content creation, science and medicine.
The new Quadro FX 4800 GPU for Mac is on display at the NVIDIA NAB 2009 booth: SL 7906, lower South Hall at the Las Vegas Convention Center, April 20-23, 2009.
"Some of the world's most challenging visual computing problems are solved on the Mac platform," said Jeff Brown, general manager, Professional Solutions, NVIDIA. "The Quadro FX 4800 provides the power and speed to meet these demanding requirements."
To address the direct needs of the Mac user, the new Quadro FX 4800 GPU for Mac features a standard 3-pin stereo connector for true 3D stereoscopic imaging; critical to many core professional Mac applications. Designed, tested and built by NVIDIA to meet the ultra-high standards of the Mac community, the Quadro FX 4800 GPU dynamically allocates compute, geometry, shading and pixel processing power.
Other key features in the Quadro FX 4800 GPU for Mac include:
-- Interactive Visualization of Large Models - Offers a massive 1.5GB frame buffer and memory bandwidth up to 76.8 GB/sec. to deliver high throughput for interactive visualization of large models; high-performance for real time processing of large textures and frames; and the highest quality and resolution with full-scene antialiasing (FSAA)
-- High-performance Visualization - NVIDIA's CUDAT parallel computing architecture for NVIDIA Quadro GPUs enables breakthrough application performance to enhance creative expression in areas such as video, animation, photography and production
-- Dual Dual Link DVI and Stereo Connectors - Outfitted with a dedicated 3 pin min-din connector for stereo glasses support and up to two dual-link DVI digital connectors to drive the highest resolution digital displays available on the market
-- Boot Camp Support - Access to native Quadro GPU accelerated professional Windows 3D graphics performance and features when using Apple Boot Camp
Pricing and Availability
NVIDIA Quadro FX 4800 GPU for Mac has a MSRP of $1,799 USD, and will be available starting May 2009 through Apple.com and select Apple resellers and workstation integrators. The Quadro FX 4800 for Mac will also be available through NVIDIA channel partners PNY Technologies (US and EMEA), Leadteck (APAC) and Elsa (Japan). For more information on NVIDIA professional technologies and products, please visit: www.nvidia.com/quadro
HP Teams with Adobe and NVIDIA to Offer Productivity Gains for Digital Pros
PALO ALTO, Calif., April 20, 2009 -- HP today announced it has teamed with Adobe and NVIDIA to combine technologies, delivering greater power and productivity for digital professionals.
The companies are offering value bundles featuring a choice of HP Workstation with built-in, latest-generation NVIDIA Quadro GPU and a license of Adobe Creative Suite 4 (CS4) Product Premium software. The value bundles will be available beginning May 4 from HP and authorized resellers starting at a U.S. list price of $2,899.
Customers may select from the award-winning new HP Z600 or HP Z400 workstations, as well as any of the previous generation of HP Workstations such as the xw8600, xw6600 and xw4600 models.
"The HP Workstation, NVIDIA Quadro cards and Adobe Creative Suite 4 were designed to be highly tuned tools for digital pros at the top of their games," said Jeff Wood, director, Worldwide Marketing, Workstations, HP. "These bundles create a powerful bang for the buck, maximizing power and productivity to levels that will delight our customers and allow them to accomplish more, faster."