NVIDIA Quadro FX 3600M vs NVIDIA Quadro FX 1500M vs NVIDIA Quadro FX 1700M

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 1500M

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NVIDIA Quadro FX 1500M is the version of 7900 GS video card for notebooks, which is optimized for CAD and professional 3D-applications. Technically, it has the same or similar chip (G71 architecture), but with other Bios and support for professional drivers.

The gaming performance is clearly worse than the 7900 GS (because of the application optimizing). Nonetheless, the most modded drivers can be used, so the Quadro FX 1500M is more a 7900 GS (for the operating system).

NVIDIA Quadro FX 1700M

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The Nvidia Quadro FX 1700M is a professional graphics adapter for CAD and 3D applications. It is based on the G96 core (GeForce 9650M e.g.) but with different drivers, that are optimized for OpenGL and professional applications. The drivers are zertified to work flawlessly with different applications.

Compared to the Quadro FX 1600M, the FX 1700M GPU supports Powermizer 8.0.

NVIDIA Quadro FX 3600MNVIDIA Quadro FX 1500MNVIDIA Quadro FX 1700M
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
CodenameNB8E-GLMG71GLMNB9P-GLM
ArchitectureG9xG7xG9x
96 - 20 / 7 32 -
Core500 MHz375 MHz625 MHz
Shader1250 MHz1250 MHz
Memory800 MHz500 MHz800 MHz
Bus256 Bit256 Bit128 Bit
MemoryGDDR3GDDR3GDDR3
Max. Memory512 MB512 MB256 MB
nonono
DirectXDirectX 10, 4.0DirectX 9c, 3.0DirectX 10, 4.0
Transistors754 Million278 Million289 Million
Technology65 nm90 nm65 nm
FeaturesPureVideo 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 technology90nmOpenGL 2.1, PureVideo HD, Powermizer 8.0, possible interfaces: LVDS, DVI, VGA, HDTV, HDCP, HDMI
Size
Introduced23.02.2008 18.04.2006 01.10.2008
MXM Factor IIIPCI-E, 90nmCG shading language, 32 Bit floating point precision, 12 Bit subpixel precision, 128 Bit precision of the graphics pipeline, FSAA with rotated raster, nView Mutlidisplay Support, High-Precision-Dynamic-Range (HPDR), Hardware 3D Clipping on window recognision, full screen AA
Manufacturerhttp://www.nvidia.com/object/quadrofx_36...http://www.nvidia.de/page/quadrofx_go.htmlhttp://www.nvidia.com/object/product_qua...

3DMark 2001SE - Standard 1024x768
41502 Points (43%)
26279 Points (27%)
35734 Points (37%)
3DMark 03 - Standard 1024x768
26705 Points (14%)
min: 14650     avg: 15283     median: 15283 (8%)     max: 15916 Points
18212 Points (10%)
3DMark 05 - Standard 1024x768
min: 13176     avg: 13950     median: 13949.5 (26%)     max: 14723 Points
min: 6386     avg: 6666     median: 6400 (12%)     max: 7212 Points
11550 Points (22%)
3DMark 06 + NVIDIA Quadro FX 3600M
+ NVIDIA Quadro FX 1500M
1280x800 + NVIDIA Quadro FX 1700M
Cinebench R10 Shading 32Bit + NVIDIA Quadro FX 3600M
Shading 32Bit + NVIDIA Quadro FX 1700M

Average Benchmarks NVIDIA Quadro FX 3600M → 100%

Average Benchmarks NVIDIA Quadro FX 1500M → 54%

Average Benchmarks NVIDIA Quadro FX 1700M → 83%

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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
100%
Quadro FX 3600M:
98.1  fps
med. 1024x768
100%
Quadro FX 3600M:
59.5  fps
56%
Quadro FX 1700M:
33.3  fps
high 1024x768
Quadro FX 1700M:
19.1  fps
Quadro FX 3600M:
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Crysis - CPU Benchmark

Crysis - CPU Benchmark

2007
low 1024x768
100%
Quadro FX 3600M:
119.5  fps
med. 1024x768
100%
Quadro FX 3600M:
53.2  fps
55%
Quadro FX 1700M:
29.3  fps
high 1024x768
100%
Quadro FX 3600M:
29  fps
59%
Quadro FX 1700M:
17.1  fps
Quadro FX 3600M:
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World in Conflict - Benchmark

World in Conflict - Benchmark

2007
med. 1024x768
100%
Quadro FX 3600M:
63  fps
high 1024x768
100%
Quadro FX 3600M:
41  fps
Quadro FX 3600M:
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F.E.A.R.

F.E.A.R.

2005
low 640x480
100%
Quadro FX 3600M:
503  fps
51%
Quadro FX 1500M:
259  fps
75%
Quadro FX 1700M:
378  fps
med. 800x600
100%
Quadro FX 3600M:
230  fps
62%
Quadro FX 1500M:
143  fps
66%
Quadro FX 1700M:
152  fps
high 1024x768
100%
Quadro FX 3600M:
103  fps
61%
Quadro FX 1500M:
63  fps
57%
Quadro FX 1700M:
59  fps
Quadro FX 3600M:
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Doom 3

Doom 3

2004
low 640x480
100%
Quadro FX 3600M:
176.5  fps
65%
Quadro FX 1500M:
114.5  fps
med. 640x480
100%
Quadro FX 3600M:
177.3  fps
64%
Quadro FX 1500M:
113.6  fps
high 800x600
100%
Quadro FX 3600M:
175.1  fps
65%
Quadro FX 1500M:
113.9  fps
ultra 1024x768
100%
Quadro FX 3600M:
167.8  fps
65%
Quadro FX 1500M:
109.3  fps
Quadro FX 3600M:
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Quake 3 Arena - Timedemo

Quake 3 Arena - Timedemo

1999
high 1024x768
Quadro FX 1500M:
380.7  fps
Quadro FX 1700M:
609.6  fps
Quadro FX 1500M:
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Average Gaming NVIDIA Quadro FX 3600M → 100%

Average Gaming NVIDIA Quadro FX 1500M → 62%

Average Gaming NVIDIA Quadro FX 1700M → 61%

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