NVIDIA Quadro NVS 160M
The Nvidia Quadro NVS 150M is a business graphics adapater for notebooks. It is based on the GeForce 9300M GS consumer graphics card but features special drivers which are optimized for business applications. A short list of the applications which are certified for the NVS line can be found here (including MS Office, Exceed, Notes, McAffee, pcAnywhere, Bloomberg, Reuters, Tradestation).
The gaming performance should be similar to the GeForce 9300M GS and therefore only suited for less demanding games with low details. Still the business drivers are not optimized for games and may therefore show a worse performance (or some bugs). The memory is clocked either with 700 MHz (DDR3) or 400 MHz (DDR2) which is noticable slower.
Compared to the Quadro NVS 150M, the 160M features a higher clock speed and supports higher resolutions up to 1920x1200 (digital) or 2048x1536 (analog).
As the 9300M GS, the Quadro NVS 160M also supports PureVideo HD to decode HD videos with the graphics chip (and save current).
|Quadro NVS Series|
|Pipelines||8 - unified|
|Core Speed||580 MHz|
|Shader Speed||1450 MHz|
|Memory Speed||700 MHz|
|Memory Bus Width||64 Bit|
|Memory Type||GDDR2, GDDR3|
|Max. Amount of Memory||256 MB|
|DirectX||DirectX 10, Shader 4.0|
|Date of Announcement||15.08.2008|
|Information||OpenGL 2.1, max. 1920x1200 (digital) bzw 2048x1536 (analog), max. 2 unabhängige Displays, PCI-Express x16, optionale Interfaces (des Chips): DP, VGA, DVI, LVDS, HDMI|
|Link to Manufacturer Page||http://www.nvidia.com/object/quadro_nvs_...|