NVIDIA Quadro FX 2500M vs NVIDIA Quadro FX 3700M vs NVIDIA Quadro FX 2800M
NVIDIA Quadro FX 2500M► remove
This is a professional video card for notebooks from NVidia It is based on 7900GTX.
The application performance is very good due to special professional drivers (3D rendering, CAD), but the gaming performance is weaker. With modded drivers, it should work like a 7900 GTX.
NVIDIA Quadro FX 3700M► remove
The Nvidia GeForce FX 3700M is a professional high-end workstation graphics card for laptops. It is manufactured in 65nm and is based on the G92 core with all 128 shaders enabled. The GPU is most comparable to the consumer GeForce GTX 280M with the largest difference being the manufacturing process (65nm of the 3700M vs 55nm of the 280M). The immediate successor to the 3700M is the Quadro FX 3800M, which is based on the GeForce GTX 285M but with higher clock rates and relatively similar power consumption demands.
NVIDIA Quadro FX 2800M► remove
The NVIDIA Quadro FX 2800M is a mobile workstation graphics card for high-end laptops. It is based on the Geforce 9800M GT / G92 core but features a higher clock rate and is produced in a 55nm fabrication process versus 65nm of the 9800M GT.
The Quadro FX series of cards are optimized for professional applications like CAD or DCC. OpenGL performance especially should be noticeably better compared to consumer GeForce cards.
The Quadro FX2800M is found in mobile workstations like the Dell M6500 and supports DirectX 10.0 and OpenGL 2.1. In the Dell laptops, the card is able to output up to two displays simultaneously (DisplayPort up to 2560x1600, DVI/HDMI up to 1920x1200). Dell claims a thermal power draw of 65 Watts while Nvidia rates the GPU at 75 Watt TDP.
Due to the relatively high power consumption of 65 to 75 Watts (TDP) and a 10 Watt idle mode, the Quadro FX 2800M is normally only foud in medium to large laptops with powerful cooling solutions.
|NVIDIA Quadro FX 2500M||NVIDIA Quadro FX 3700M||NVIDIA Quadro FX 2800M|
|Quadro FX Series|
|24 / 8||128 -||96 -|
|Core||500 MHz||550 MHz||600 MHz|
|Memory||600 MHz||800 MHz||1000 MHz|
|Bus||256 Bit||256 Bit||256 Bit|
|Max. Memory||512 MB||1024 MB||1024 MB|
|DirectX||DirectX 9c, 3.0||DirectX 10, 4.0||DirectX 10, 4.0|
|Transistors||278 Million||754 Million||754 Million|
|Technology||90 nm||65 nm||55 nm|
|Features||90nm||OpenGL 2.1, CUDA, PowerMizer 8.0||OpenGL 2.1, CUDA, PowerMizer 8.0|
|Shader||1375 MHz||1500 MHz|