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NVIDIA Quadro FX 2700M vs NVIDIA Quadro FX 2500M vs NVIDIA Quadro FX 370M

NVIDIA Quadro FX 2700M

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The Nvidia Quadro FX 2700M is a professional graphics card for laptops. It features certified drivers that are optimized for CAD (e.g., AutoCad, Inventor, Solidstation, Solid Edge, ..), DCC (e.g., Maya, 3DS Max, Lightwave 3D, ...), and visualization applications. The FX 2700M is based on the G94 core and therefore similar to the GeForce 9700M GTS.

The Quadro FX series of cards are optimized for professional applications like CAD or DCC. Especially the OpenGL performance should be noticeable better than with consumer GeForce cards. The certified drivers, that come with the Quadro cards guarantee a frictionless work with applications like AutoCad, Inventor, Solidstation, Maya, 3DS Max, Lightwave 3d and others. Furthermore they offer 12-Bit precision for subpixels, fullscreen anti-aliasing, hardware accelerated antialiasing for points and lines and other CAD and DCC optimizations.

 

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 370M

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The NVIDIA Quadro FX 370M is an entry level graphics card for mobile workstations (laptops). It is based on the same core as the Quadro NVS 160M and the GeForce 9200M / 9300M GS. The drivers are optimized for OpenGL applications and professional 3D applications like CAD, DCC, and visualization applications. Furthermore, the drivers are certified to work with the most popular apps without problems.

The gaming performance is a bit below the similar 9200M / 9300M chip because of the professional drivers and therefore the GPU is only capable of displaying low end games fluently. Modern intensive 3D games wont run fluently or only with very low detail settings.

As the 9300M series, the Quadro FX 370M supports PureVideo HD to decode (HD) videos in the GPU.

The performance of the chip also depends on the used graphics memory. Either fast GDDR3 memory (clocked at 700 MHz) or slow GDDR2 (with 400MHz) can be used by the laptop manufacturer.

In the Dell Precision M2400, only GDDR2 graphics memory is used, leading to a slow performance (e.g. Doom3 - ultra 40fps). According to Dell the graphics card needs 20 Watt.

NVIDIA Quadro FX 2700MNVIDIA Quadro FX 2500MNVIDIA Quadro FX 370M
Quadro FX Series
Quadro FX 3800M 128 @ 0.68 GHz256 Bit @ 1000 MHz
Quadro FX 3700M 128 @ 0.55 GHz256 Bit @ 800 MHz
Quadro FX 2800M 96 @ 0.6 GHz256 Bit @ 1000 MHz
Quadro FX 3600M 96 @ 0.5 GHz256 Bit @ 800 MHz
Quadro FX 1800M 72 @ 0.56 GHz128 Bit @ 1100 MHz
Quadro FX 2700M 48 @ 0.53 GHz256 Bit @ 800 MHz
Quadro FX 880M 48 @ 0.55 GHz128 Bit @ 790 MHz
Quadro FX 3500M 24/8 cores @ 0.58 GHz256 Bit @ 700 MHz
Quadro FX 2500M 24/8 cores @ 0.5 GHz256 Bit @ 600 MHz
Quadro FX 1700M 32 @ 0.63 GHz128 Bit @ 800 MHz
Quadro FX 1600M 32 @ 0.63 GHz128 Bit @ 800 MHz
Quadro FX 1500M 20/7 cores @ 0.38 GHz256 Bit @ 500 MHz
Quadro FX 770M 32 @ 0.5 GHz128 Bit @ 800 MHz
Quadro FX 570M 32 @ 0.48 GHz128 Bit @ 700 MHz
Quadro FX 380M 16 @ 0.63 GHz64 Bit @ 800 MHz
Quadro FX 370M 8 @ 0.58 GHz64 Bit @ 700 MHz
Quadro FX 360M 16 @ 0.4 GHz64 Bit @ 600 MHz
Quadro FX 350M 4/3 cores @ 0.45 GHz64 Bit @ 350 MHz
Quadro FX 3800M 128 @ 0.68 GHz256 Bit @ 1000 MHz
Quadro FX 3700M 128 @ 0.55 GHz256 Bit @ 800 MHz
Quadro FX 2800M 96 @ 0.6 GHz256 Bit @ 1000 MHz
Quadro FX 3600M 96 @ 0.5 GHz256 Bit @ 800 MHz
Quadro FX 1800M 72 @ 0.56 GHz128 Bit @ 1100 MHz
Quadro FX 2700M 48 @ 0.53 GHz256 Bit @ 800 MHz
Quadro FX 880M 48 @ 0.55 GHz128 Bit @ 790 MHz
Quadro FX 3500M 24/8 cores @ 0.58 GHz256 Bit @ 700 MHz
Quadro FX 2500M 24/8 cores @ 0.5 GHz256 Bit @ 600 MHz
Quadro FX 1700M 32 @ 0.63 GHz128 Bit @ 800 MHz
Quadro FX 1600M 32 @ 0.63 GHz128 Bit @ 800 MHz
Quadro FX 1500M 20/7 cores @ 0.38 GHz256 Bit @ 500 MHz
Quadro FX 770M 32 @ 0.5 GHz128 Bit @ 800 MHz
Quadro FX 570M 32 @ 0.48 GHz128 Bit @ 700 MHz
Quadro FX 380M 16 @ 0.63 GHz64 Bit @ 800 MHz
Quadro FX 370M 8 @ 0.58 GHz64 Bit @ 700 MHz
Quadro FX 360M 16 @ 0.4 GHz64 Bit @ 600 MHz
Quadro FX 350M 4/3 cores @ 0.45 GHz64 Bit @ 350 MHz
Quadro FX 3800M 128 @ 0.68 GHz256 Bit @ 1000 MHz
Quadro FX 3700M 128 @ 0.55 GHz256 Bit @ 800 MHz
Quadro FX 2800M 96 @ 0.6 GHz256 Bit @ 1000 MHz
Quadro FX 3600M 96 @ 0.5 GHz256 Bit @ 800 MHz
Quadro FX 1800M 72 @ 0.56 GHz128 Bit @ 1100 MHz
Quadro FX 2700M 48 @ 0.53 GHz256 Bit @ 800 MHz
Quadro FX 880M 48 @ 0.55 GHz128 Bit @ 790 MHz
Quadro FX 3500M 24/8 cores @ 0.58 GHz256 Bit @ 700 MHz
Quadro FX 2500M 24/8 cores @ 0.5 GHz256 Bit @ 600 MHz
Quadro FX 1700M 32 @ 0.63 GHz128 Bit @ 800 MHz
Quadro FX 1600M 32 @ 0.63 GHz128 Bit @ 800 MHz
Quadro FX 1500M 20/7 cores @ 0.38 GHz256 Bit @ 500 MHz
Quadro FX 770M 32 @ 0.5 GHz128 Bit @ 800 MHz
Quadro FX 570M 32 @ 0.48 GHz128 Bit @ 700 MHz
Quadro FX 380M 16 @ 0.63 GHz64 Bit @ 800 MHz
Quadro FX 370M 8 @ 0.58 GHz64 Bit @ 700 MHz
Quadro FX 360M 16 @ 0.4 GHz64 Bit @ 600 MHz
Quadro FX 350M 4/3 cores @ 0.45 GHz64 Bit @ 350 MHz
CodenameNB9E-GLM2G71glmNB9M-GLM
ArchitectureG9xG7x
Pipelines48 - unified24 / 8 Pixel- / Vertexshader8 - unified
Core Speed530 MHz500 MHz580 MHz
Shader Speed1325 MHz1450 MHz
Memory Speed800 MHz600 MHz700 MHz
Memory Bus Width256 Bit256 Bit64 Bit
Memory TypeGDDR3GDDR3GDDR2, GDDR3
Max. Amount of Memory1024 MB512 MB256 MB
Shared Memorynonono
APIDirectX 10, Shader 4.0DirectX 9c, Shader 3.0DirectX 10, Shader 4.0
Power Consumption65 Watt45 Watt20 Watt
Transistors504 Million278 Million
technology65 nm90 nm65 nm
FeaturesOpenGL 2.1, PowerMizer 8.0, PureVideo HD90nm
Notebook Sizelargelarge
Date of Announcement14.08.2008 29.09.2005 15.08.2008
Link to Manufacturer Pagehttp://www.nvidia.com/object/product_qua...http://www.nvidia.de/page/quadrofx_go.htmlhttp://www.nvidia.com/object/product_qua...
InformationOpenGL 2.1, max. 1920x1200 (digital) bzw 2048x1536 (analog), max. 2 unabhängige Displays, PCI-Express x16, optionale Interfaces (des Chips): DP, VGA, DVI, LVDS, HDMI

Benchmarks

3DMark Vantage
3DM Vant. Perf. total + NVIDIA Quadro FX 2700M
3DMark Vantage - 3DM Vant. Perf. total
2799 Points (1%)
3DM Vant. Perf. GPU no PhysX + NVIDIA Quadro FX 2700M
3DMark Vantage - 3DM Vant. Perf. GPU no PhysX
2392 Points (1%)
3DMark 2001SE - 3DMark 2001 - Standard
36280 Points (38%)
27600 Points (29%)
13622 Points (14%)
3DMark 03 - 3DMark 03 - Standard
min: 23330     avg: 23842     median: 23841.5 (12%)     max: 24353 Points
min: 18100     avg: 18342     median: 18341.5 (10%)     max: 18583 Points
5532 Points (3%)
3DMark 05 - 3DMark 05 - Standard
min: 13450     avg: 14224     median: 14224 (16%)     max: 14998 Points
min: 8400     avg: 8450     median: 8450 (9%)     max: 8500 Points
3290 Points (4%)
3DMark 06 3DMark 06 - Score Unknown Settings + NVIDIA Quadro FX 2700M
3DMark 06
7580 Points (11%)
3DMark 06 - Score Unknown Settings + NVIDIA Quadro FX 2500M
min: 4690     avg: 4695     median: 4695 (7%)     max: 4700 Points
3DMark 06 - Standard 1280x1024 + NVIDIA Quadro FX 2700M
3DMark 06
7660 Points (11%)
3DMark 06 - Standard 1280x1024 + NVIDIA Quadro FX 370M
1595 Points (2%)
SPEC Viewperf 10.0 - SPEC Viewperf 10.0 - 3dsmax
12.3 Points (26%)
SPEC Viewperf 10.0 - SPEC Viewperf 10.0 - Catia
16.8 Points (35%)
SPEC Viewperf 10.0 - SPEC Viewperf 10.0 - EnSight
12 Points (25%)
SPEC Viewperf 10.0 - SPEC Viewperf 10.0 - Maya
27.3 Points (15%)
SPEC Viewperf 10.0 - SPEC Viewperf 10.0 - Pro/Engeneer
13.7 Points (27%)
SPEC Viewperf 10.0 - SPEC Viewperf 10.0 - SolidWorks
21.8 Points (32%)
SPEC Viewperf 10.0 - SPEC Viewperf 10.0 - UGS Teamcenter
6.8 Points (18%)
SPEC Viewperf 10.0 - SPEC Viewperf 10.0 - UGS NX
5.1 Points (10%)
Cinebench R10 Cinebench R10 Shading (32bit) + NVIDIA Quadro FX 2700M
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Shading (32bit)
4394 Points (3%)
Cinebench R10 Shading (32bit) + NVIDIA Quadro FX 370M
3031 Points (2%)

Average Benchmarks NVIDIA Quadro FX 2700M → 100% n=3

Average Benchmarks NVIDIA Quadro FX 2500M → 71% n=3

Average Benchmarks NVIDIA Quadro FX 370M → 28% n=3

- Range of benchmark values for this graphics card
- Average benchmark values for this graphics card
* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance
1 This benchmark is not used for the average calculation

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 detailed information on the benchmark results, click on the fps number.

Doom 3

Doom 3

2004
low 640x480
Quadro FX 370M:
97  fps
med. 640x480
Quadro FX 370M:
97.1  fps
high 800x600
Quadro FX 370M:
65.4  fps
ultra 1024x768
Quadro FX 370M:
39.9  fps

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

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