Featuring 480 processing cores, NVIDIA CUDA programmability and 8 GB of graphics memory, new Quadro Plex Systems maximize visual computing for styling and design, geosciences and scientific visualization.
2008-LOS ANGELES, CA-August 12, 2008-3D models and
datasets have become too large for the standard desktop workstation to handle.
To help combat the problem, NVIDIA Corporation, the
worldwide leader in visual computing technologies, announced today the D
Series of NVIDIA Quadro Plex Visual Computing Systems (VCS) available in
deskside or rackmount configurations. Engineered to provide the most robust
NVIDIA Quadro GPU visualization performance to date, the Quadro Plex systems
are ideal for the styling and design, geosciences and scientific visualization
industries, working with extremely large 3D models, datasets and power walls.
The new Quadro Plex series provides performance improvements of up to 100% over
previous versions and offers massively parallel processing capabilities using
multiple Quadro graphics cards for visualization, large-scale projection and
display, or computation with the NVIDIA CUDA Parallel Computing Processor.
The Quadro Plex D2 will be featured in technology
demonstrations of real-time NVIDIA GPU-based raytracing, large scale CAD
modeling and 4K HD power walls at SIGGRAPH 2008 in Los Angeles, August 12-14,
2008 (NVIDIA Booth 554).
The NVIDIA Quadro Plex 2200 D2 VCS, with
two Quadro GPUs, 4 dual-link DVI channels, and 8 GB of frame buffer memory, is
designed for advanced visualization of extremely large models and datasets, as
well as high-performance computing processes. Its partner, the Quadro Plex 2100
D4 VCS with four GPUs, 8 dual-link DVI channels and a 4 GB frame buffer, is
optimized for multi-display applications.
Plex D series VCS can turn workstations and servers into visual supercomputers.
Easily connected to a host workstation via a low-power PCI Express adapter
card, the Quadro Plex VCS gives workstations the massively parallel processing
capabilities of multiple Quadro graphics cards and features an ultra-quiet
design, allowing the system to be deployed deskside. It can also be deployed in
a standard 3U, 19-inch rackmount configuration, for maximum visual
Quadro Plex 2200 D2 VCS houses two Quadro FX 5800 GPUs, providing 480 NVIDIA
CUDA Parallel Computing Processor cores and 8GB of graphics memory. The thermal
and power management capabilities of the chassis offer up to 20% performance
improvement over standard add-in graphics, making it the most powerful visual
computing system available. The Quadro Plex 2200 D2 VCS houses up to four
Quadro FX 4700 GPUs, powering up to four displays via its dual-link DVI
outputs, and up to eight displays with its high-resolution projection
first time, the Quadro Plex D Series, with our latest Quadro GPU technology,
brings visual supercomputing to the deskside, combining advanced visualization
and computational performance together in a Quadro system,” says Jeff Brown,
general manager, Professional Solutions, NVIDIA. “From the unprecedented power
of the Quadro Plex to our Quadro FX mobile notebook solutions, professionals
across multiple markets can now get the level of Quadro performance that best
meets their individual visualization needs.”
Plex D Series VCS will be available in September 2008 with prices beginning at
NVIDIA Introduces its Quadro Plex D2
August 14, 2008