NVIDIA Quadro FX 2500M vs NVIDIA Quadro FX 770M vs NVIDIA Quadro FX 3600M

NVIDIA Quadro FX 2500M

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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 770M

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The Quadro FX 770M is a professional midrange graphics adapter for laptops / mobile workstations. The GPU is optimized for professional 2D and 3D applications like CAD, DCC, and visualization software. The FX770M solutions contains certified graphics drivers for the most popular applications.

The GPU chip of the Quadro FX770M is based on the GeForce 9600M GT consumer card for notebooks. Therefore, the Quadro has the same features (like the PureVideo HD video-processor) as the 9600M GT.

The performance of the card should be compareable to the 9600M GT. Still some games may run slower, as the drivers are optimized for applications and OpenGL. Especially the OpenGL performance is way better than with an 9600M GT. The Cinebench R10 OpenGL test shows up to twize the performance with a FX 770M compared to a GeForce 9600M GT.

As all cards of the GeForce 9000M series, the 770M support CUDA.

NVIDIA Quadro FX 3600M

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The NVIDIA Quadro FX 3600M is a professional graphics card for CAD, DCC and other modeling applications based upon the 8800M GTX consumer card (G92 architecture). It was a high-end card at the time of announcement. Certified drivers grant error-free and faster performance in professional applications. The FX 3600M was later succeeded by the more efficient 55nm FX 2800M and FX 3800M, both of which still utilize the G92 architecture.

The most important aspect of the Quadro FX 3600M is its use "Unified Shaders". There no longer exist any dedicated pixel or vertex shaders. Instead, the FX 3600M uses 64 so-called stream processors to handle most of the graphics work previously processed by pixel and vertex shaders. Furthermore, the shader units are clocked higher than the GPU core (1250 MHz).

The performance of the FX 3600M shoul be higher than the 1600M due to the 256 bit wide memory bus and the high number of Unified Shaders. According to Nvidia, the GPU is best suited for modelling large 3D scenes and complex models.

NVIDIA Quadro FX 2500MNVIDIA Quadro FX 770MNVIDIA Quadro FX 3600M
ManufacturerNVIDIANVIDIANVIDIA
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 1800M 72 @ 560 MHz128 Bit @ 1100 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 380M 16 @ 625 MHz64 Bit @ 800 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
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 1800M 72 @ 560 MHz128 Bit @ 1100 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 380M 16 @ 625 MHz64 Bit @ 800 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
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 1800M 72 @ 560 MHz128 Bit @ 1100 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 380M 16 @ 625 MHz64 Bit @ 800 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
CodenameG71glmNB9P-GLMNB8E-GLM
ArchitectureG7xG9xG9x
24 / 8 32 - 96 -
Core500 MHz500 MHz500 MHz
Memory600 MHz800 MHz800 MHz
Bus256 Bit128 Bit256 Bit
MemoryGDDR3GDDR2 / GDDR3GDDR3
Max. Memory512 MB512 MB512 MB
nonono
DirectXDirectX 9c, 3.0DirectX 10, 4.0DirectX 10, 4.0
Transistors278 Million314 Million754 Million
Technology90 nm65 nm65 nm
Features90nm OpenGL 2.1, PowerMizer 8.0, 12-Bit subpixel precision, 128 Bit graphics pipeline precisionPureVideo technology (H.264, VC-1, MPEG2, WMV9 decoding acceleration), HDCP-capable, PowerMizer 7.0 energy administration (dynamic switching between performance and energy saving), HDR (High Dynamic-Range Lighting), designed for Windows Vista, supports Dual-Link DVI-D exits for TFT resolutions up to 2560x1600, LVDS, VGA, HDTV, HDCP, HDMI, PCI-E 16x, OpenGL 2.1, Gigathread technology
Size
Introduced29.09.2005 14.08.2008 23.02.2008
Manufacturerhttp://www.nvidia.de/page/quadrofx_go.htmlhttp://www.nvidia.com/object/product_qua...http://www.nvidia.com/object/quadrofx_36...
Shader1250 MHz1250 MHz
MXM Factor III

3DMark 2001SE - Standard 1024x768
27600 Points (29%)
34871 Points (36%)
41502 Points (43%)
3DMark 03 - Standard 1024x768
min: 18100     avg: 18341.5     median: 18341 (10%)     max: 18583 Points
17192 Points (9%)
26705 Points (14%)
3DMark 05 - Standard 1024x768
min: 8400     avg: 8450     median: 8450 (16%)     max: 8500 Points
11161 Points (21%)
min: 13176     avg: 13949.5     median: 13949 (26%)     max: 14723 Points
3DMark 06 + NVIDIA Quadro FX 2500M
Standard 1280x1024 + NVIDIA Quadro FX 770M
+ NVIDIA Quadro FX 3600M
SPEC Viewperf 10.0 - 3ds Max 1280x1024
33.1 fps (69%)
SPEC Viewperf 10.0 - Catia 1280x1024
40.1 fps (85%)
SPEC Viewperf 10.0 - EnSight 1280x1024
31.7 fps (68%)
SPEC Viewperf 10.0 - Maya 1280x1024
85.1 fps (46%)
SPEC Viewperf 10.0 - Pro/Engeneer 1280x1024
36.1 fps (71%)
SPEC Viewperf 10.0 - SolidWorks 1280x1024
55 fps (82%)
SPEC Viewperf 10.0 - UGS Teamcenter 1280x1024
19 fps (50%)
SPEC Viewperf 10.0 - UGS NX 1280x1024
17.5 fps (37%)
Cinebench R10 Shading 32Bit + NVIDIA Quadro FX 770M
Shading 32Bit + NVIDIA Quadro FX 3600M

Average Benchmarks NVIDIA Quadro FX 2500M → 100%

Average Benchmarks NVIDIA Quadro FX 770M → 105%

Average Benchmarks NVIDIA Quadro FX 3600M → 145%

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* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance
1 This benchmark is not used for the average calculation

Crysis - GPU Benchmark

Crysis - GPU Benchmark

2007
low 1024x768
Quadro FX 770M:
94.2  fps
Quadro FX 3600M:
98.1  fps
med. 1024x768
Quadro FX 770M:
39  fps
Quadro FX 3600M:
59.5  fps
high 1024x768
Quadro FX 770M:
19.5  fps
Quadro FX 770M:
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Quadro FX 3600M:
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Crysis - CPU Benchmark

Crysis - CPU Benchmark

2007
low 1024x768
Quadro FX 770M:
84.7  fps
Quadro FX 3600M:
119.5  fps
med. 1024x768
Quadro FX 770M:
35.4  fps
Quadro FX 3600M:
53.2  fps
high 1024x768
Quadro FX 770M:
18.1  fps
Quadro FX 3600M:
29  fps
Quadro FX 770M:
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Quadro FX 3600M:
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World in Conflict - Benchmark

World in Conflict - Benchmark

2007
med. 1024x768
Quadro FX 3600M:
63  fps
high 1024x768
Quadro FX 3600M:
41  fps
Quadro FX 3600M:
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F.E.A.R.

F.E.A.R.

2005
low 640x480
Quadro FX 3600M:
503  fps
med. 800x600
Quadro FX 3600M:
230  fps
high 1024x768
Quadro FX 3600M:
103  fps
Quadro FX 3600M:
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Doom 3

Doom 3

2004
low 640x480
Quadro FX 770M:
165.2  fps
Quadro FX 3600M:
176.5  fps
med. 640x480
Quadro FX 770M:
171.3  fps
Quadro FX 3600M:
177.3  fps
high 800x600
Quadro FX 770M:
158.7  fps
Quadro FX 3600M:
175.1  fps
ultra 1024x768
Quadro FX 770M:
126.1  fps
Quadro FX 3600M:
167.8  fps
Quadro FX 770M:
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