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NVIDIA Quadro FX 880M

NVIDIA Quadro FX 880M

The NVIDIA Quadro FX 880M is a professional middle class graphics card for mobile workstations (about 15"). It is based on the GeForce GT 330M graphics card with slower clock rates and therefore is a DirectX 10.1 chip that is produced in 40nm. 

Due to a special BIOS and professional drivers, the FX 880M should perform noticeably better than a 330M in professional applications (like CAD, DCC, Rendering). Another advantage for professional users are the certified drivers that should ensure a bug free experience with the most common professional applications. Futhermore, the Quadro FX drivers contain profiles for these applications to ensure the best settings (similar to the game profiles in GeForce cards).

The Quadro FX 880M is also based on the GT216 core in 40nm. The shaders are based on the desktop GTX 200 architecture and therefore a bit improved compared to the previous generation cards.

Without load, the Quadro FX 880M is able to downclock to 135 / 270 / 135 MHz (chip / shader / memory clock).

The gaming performance of the FX 880M should be beyond the GT 330M, because of the different drivers. Gamers should choose a GeForce card because of the better game support.

The chip supports Optimus for automatic switching between dedicated and integrated graphics card (e.g. in the new Core i5 CPUs). Still Optimus was for example not integrated in the Lenovo Thinkpad W510.

ManufacturerNVIDIA
Quadro FX Series

Quadro FX 3800M

128 @ 675 MHz256 Bit @ 1000 MHz

Quadro FX 3700M

128 @ 550 MHz256 Bit @ 800 MHz

Quadro FX 2800M

96 @ 600 MHz256 Bit @ 1000 MHz

Quadro FX 3600M

96 @ 500 MHz256 Bit @ 800 MHz

Quadro FX 2700M

48 @ 530 MHz256 Bit @ 800 MHz
Quadro FX 880M 48 @ 550 MHz128 Bit @ 790 MHz

Quadro FX 3500M

24/8 cores @ 575 MHz256 Bit @ 700 MHz

Quadro FX 2500M

24/8 cores @ 500 MHz256 Bit @ 600 MHz

Quadro FX 1700M

32 @ 625 MHz128 Bit @ 800 MHz

Quadro FX 1600M

32 @ 625 MHz128 Bit @ 800 MHz

Quadro FX 1500M

20/7 cores @ 375 MHz256 Bit @ 500 MHz

Quadro FX 770M

32 @ 500 MHz128 Bit @ 800 MHz

Quadro FX 570M

32 @ 475 MHz128 Bit @ 700 MHz

Quadro FX 370M

8 @ 580 MHz64 Bit @ 700 MHz

Quadro FX 360M

16 @ 400 MHz64 Bit @ 600 MHz

Quadro FX 350M

4/3 cores @ 450 MHz64 Bit @ 350 MHz
CodenameN10P-GLM
ArchitectureGT2xx
Pipelines48 - unified
Core Speed *550 MHz
Shader Speed *1210 MHz
Memory Speed *790 MHz
Memory Bus Width128 Bit
Memory TypeGDDR3, DDR3
Max. Amount of Memory1024 MB
Shared Memoryno
DirectXDirectX 10.1, Shader 4.1
Power Consumption35 Watt
technology40 nm
Notebook Sizemedium sized
Date of Announcement07.01.2010
Link to Manufacturer Pagehttp://www.nvidia.com/object/product_qua...
* The specified clock rates are only guidelines for the manufacturer and can be altered by them.

Benchmarks

3DMark Vantage - P GPU no PhysX 1280x1024
0% 100%
min: 2128      avg: 2203 (5%)     median: 2149.5 (5%)     max: 2385 Points
3DMark Vantage - P Result no PhysX 1280x1024
0% 100%
min: 2558      avg: 2642.5 (6%)     median: 2638.5 (6%)     max: 2735 Points
3DMark 06
0% 100%
min: 6366      avg: 6399.2 (17%)     median: 6385 (17%)     max: 6473 Points
3DMark 05 - Standard 1024x768
0% 100%
min: 13154      avg: 13216.6 (36%)     median: 13185 (36%)     max: 13298 Points
3DMark 03 - Standard 1024x768
0% 100%
min: 18796      avg: 18979.6 (13%)     median: 19002 (13%)     max: 19137 Points
3DMark 2001SE - Standard 1024x768
0% 100%
min: 28169      avg: 32290.5 (53%)     median: 33331 (54%)     max: 34331 Points
PCMark Vantage - Gaming Score 1024x768
0% 100%
min: 5494      avg: 5558.3 (21%)     median: 5573 (21%)     max: 5608 Points
SPECviewperf 11 - Siemens NX 1920x1080
0% 100%
min: 9.18      avg: 9.7 (15%)     median: 9.7 (15%)     max: 10.27 fps
SPECviewperf 11 - Tcvis 1920x1080
0% 100%
min: 11.04      avg: 11.2 (19%)     median: 11.2 (19%)     max: 11.32 fps
SPECviewperf 11 - SolidWorks 1920x1080
0% 100%
min: 7.56      avg: 16 (25%)     median: 16 (25%)     max: 24.45 fps
SPECviewperf 11 - Pro/ENGINEER 1920x1080
0% 100%
min: 4.28      avg: 5.2 (28%)     median: 5.2 (28%)     max: 6.21 fps
SPECviewperf 11 - Maya 1920x1080
0% 100%
min: 6.94      avg: 8 (7%)     median: 8 (7%)     max: 9.09 fps
SPECviewperf 11 - Lightwave 1920x1080
0% 100%
min: 9.81      avg: 23.8 (30%)     median: 23.8 (30%)     max: 37.84 fps
SPECviewperf 11 - Ensight 1920x1080
0% 100%
min: 10      avg: 10.3 (13%)     median: 10.3 (13%)     max: 10.59 fps
SPECviewperf 11 - Catia 1920x1080
0% 100%
min: 8.63      avg: 12.3 (18%)     median: 12.3 (18%)     max: 15.92 fps
SPEC Viewperf 10.0 - 3ds Max 1280x1024
0% 100%
min: 47.81      avg: 47.8 (99%)     median: 47.8 (99%)     max: 47.81 fps
SPEC Viewperf 10.0 - Catia 1280x1024
0% 100%
min: 47.59      avg: 47.6 (100%)     median: 47.6 (100%)     max: 47.59 fps
SPEC Viewperf 10.0 - Maya 1280x1024
0% 100%
min: 60.06      avg: 60.1 (32%)     median: 60.1 (32%)     max: 60.06 fps
SPEC Viewperf 10.0 - SolidWorks 1280x1024
0% 100%
min: 58.05      avg: 58.1 (86%)     median: 58.1 (86%)     max: 58.05 fps
SPEC Viewperf 10.0 - UGS Teamcenter 1280x1024
0% 100%
min: 24.44      avg: 24.4 (63%)     median: 24.4 (63%)     max: 24.44 fps
Cinebench R11.5 - OpenGL 64Bit
0% 100%
min: 15.84      avg: 16 (13%)     median: 16 (13%)     max: 16.14 Points
Cinebench R10 - Shading 32Bit
0% 100%
min: 4809      avg: 4885.7 (33%)     median: 4846 (33%)     max: 5002 Points
Windows 7 Experience Index - Gaming graphics
0% 100%
min: 6.4      avg: 6.4 (81%)     median: 6.4 (81%)     max: 6.4 points
Windows 7 Experience Index - Graphics
0% 100%
min: 6.4      avg: 6.4 (81%)     median: 6.4 (81%)     max: 6.4 points
- Range of benchmark values for this graphics card
- Average benchmark values for this graphics card

Game Benchmarks

The following benchmarks stem from our benchmarks of review laptops. The performance depends on the used graphics memory, clock rate, processor, system settings, drivers, and operating systems. So the results don't have to be representative for all laptops with this GPU. For detailled information on the benchmark results, click on the fps number.

Fifa 11

Fifa 11

2010
med. 1024x768
129.2  fps      Compare
high 1360x768
90.5  fps      Compare
ultra 1920x1080
50.4  fps      Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
StarCraft 2
low 1024x768
155  fps      Compare
med. 1360x768
42  fps      Compare
high 1360x768
29  fps      Compare
ultra 1920x1080
12  fps      Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings med..
Battlefield: Bad Company 2
low 1024x768
58.8  fps      Compare
med. 1366x768
30.4  fps      Compare
high 1366x768
16.1  fps      Compare
ultra 1920x1080
9.7  fps      Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
CoD Modern Warfare 2
low 800x600
124.1  fps      Compare
med. 1024x768
42.2  fps      Compare
high 1366x768
35.4  fps      Compare
ultra 1920x1080
21  fps      Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings high.
Risen

Risen

2009
low 800x600
75.4  fps      Compare
med. 1024x768
29.8 33.4 ~ 32 fps      Compare
high 1366x768
18.2 20.6 ~ 19 fps      Compare
ultra 1920x1080
12.7  fps      Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
Colin McRae: DIRT 2
low 800x600
79.3  fps      Compare
med. 1024x768
45.7 47.8 ~ 47 fps      Compare
high 1360x768
20 39 ~ 30 fps      Compare
ultra 1920x1080
12.8  fps      Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings med..
Anno 1404

Anno 1404

2009
low 1024x768
59.7 60 131 147.3 ~ 100 fps      Compare
ultra 1280x1024
19 19.1 20.5 23 ~ 20 fps      Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
F.E.A.R. 2
low 800x600
179.6  fps      Compare
med. 1024x768
65.9  fps      Compare
high 1280x1024
42.3  fps      Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings high.
Far Cry 2

Far Cry 2

2008
low 640x480
93.3  fps      Compare
high 1024x768
32.4  fps      Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
Racedriver: GRID
med. 1024x768
48.7  fps      Compare
high 1280x1024
28.9  fps      Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings med..
Call of Duty 4 - Modern Warfare
low 800x600
225.7  fps      Compare
med. 1024x768
60  fps      Compare
high 1280x1024
59.9  fps      Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings high.
Supreme Commander - FA Bench
med. 1024x768
29.9  fps      Compare
high 1024x768
28.2  fps      Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.

For more games that might be playable and a list of all games and graphics cards visit our Gaming List

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Notebook reviews with NVIDIA Quadro FX 880M graphics card

Fujitsu Celsius H700: Intel Core i7 620M, 15.6", 3 kg
  Review » Review Fujitsu Celsius H700 Notebook

HP Elitebook 8540w: Intel Core i7 620M, 15.6", 2.9 kg
  Review » Review HP Elitebook 8540w Notebook

Lenovo Thinkpad W510 4319-29G: Intel Core i7 820QM, 15.6", 2.8 kg
  Review » Review Lenovo Thinkpad W510 4319-29G Notebook

Dell Precision M4500: Intel Core i5 520M, 15.6", 2.8 kg
  External Review » Dell Precision M4500

Fujitsu Celsius H700: Intel Core i7 620M, 15.6", 3 kg
  External Review » Fujitsu Celsius H700

HP Elitebook 8540w: Intel Core i7 620M, 15.6", 3 kg
  External Review » HP Elitebook 8540w

HP EliteBook 8540w-WD928EA: Intel Core i5 540M, 15.6", 3 kg
  External Review » HP EliteBook 8540w-WD928EA

Lenovo Thinkpad W510 4319-29G: Intel Core i7 820QM, 15.6", 2.8 kg
  External Review » Lenovo Thinkpad W510 4319-29G

Lenovo ThinkPad W510-4319-A29: Intel Core i7 620M, 15.6", 2.7 kg
  External Review » Lenovo ThinkPad W510-4319-A29

Lenovo ThinkPad W510-NTK55RT: Intel Core i7 720QM, 15.6", 2.9 kg
  External Review » Lenovo ThinkPad W510-NTK55RT

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Class 1
GeForce GTX 590
GeForce GTX 580
Radeon HD 6970
GeForce GTX 570
GeForce GTX 560 Ti
Radeon HD 5850
Radeon HD 7770
Radeon HD 7770
GeForce GTX 460 768MB
Radeon HD 6790
Radeon HD 5770
GeForce GTX 550 Ti
Class 2
GeForce GTS 450
Radeon HD 4850