NVIDIA Unveils Quadro FX 4800 Graphics Card For Mac Pro

Posted: Apr 20 2009, 8:45pm CDT | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 1:56pm CDT , in Hardware & Peripherals


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Today NVIDIA announced the availability of their ultra high-end Quadro FX 4800 graphics card for Mac Pro users.

The card NVIDIA describes as “market’s most advanced professional graphics card” features similar specs as the recently-released PC version, including:

  • A “massive” 1.5GB frame buffer
  • Memory bandwidth up to 76.8 GB/sec
  • Boot camp support
  • Two dual-link DVI connectors equipped with 3 pin min-din connector for added “3D stereoscopic imaging” according to the release

NVIDIA GM of Professional Solutions, Jeff Brown, said in a statement, “Some of the world’s most challenging visual computing problems are solved on the Mac platform. The Quadro FX 4800 provides the power and speed to meet these demanding requirements.”

The Quadro FX 4800 will be available in May for $1,799.

Reviews for the PC Quadro FX 4800 were positive, with Hot Hardware claiming it provided “excellent workstation-class performance.”

See I4U’s coverage of the Quadro FX 5800 for more information on the Quadro FX line.

[Via Engadget]

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