NVIDIA Quadro FX 3600M vs NVIDIA Quadro FX 360M vs NVIDIA Quadro FX 370M

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 360M

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For CAD and professional applications certified GPU based on the 8400M GS. The higher power consumption of 17 Watt versus 11 Watt of the 8400M GS indicates a higher performance.

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 3600MNVIDIA Quadro FX 360MNVIDIA Quadro FX 370M
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-GLMNB8M-GLMNB9M-GLM
ArchitectureG9x
96 - 16 - 8 -
Core500 MHz400 MHz580 MHz
Shader1250 MHz800 MHz1450 MHz
Memory800 MHz600 MHz700 MHz
Bus256 Bit64 Bit64 Bit
MemoryGDDR3GDDR3GDDR2, GDDR3
Max. Memory512 MB256 MB256 MB
nonono
DirectXDirectX 10, 4.0DirectX 10, 4.0DirectX 10, 4.0
Transistors754 Million210 Million
Technology65 nm80 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 technologyPowerMizer 7.0, HDR, designed for Vista, 128 Bit HDR, OpenGl 2.1
Size
Introduced23.02.2008 09.05.2007 15.08.2008
MXM Factor IIIOpenGL 2.1, max. 1920x1200 (digital) bzw 2048x1536 (analog), max. 2 unabhängige Displays, PCI-Express x16, optionale Interfaces (des Chips): DP, VGA, DVI, LVDS, HDMI
Manufacturerhttp://www.nvidia.com/object/quadrofx_36...http://www.nvidia.de/page/geforce_8400M....http://www.nvidia.com/object/product_qua...

3DMark 2001SE - Standard 1024x768
41502 Points (43%)
min: 13650     avg: 15054     median: 15053.5 (16%)     max: 16457 Points
13622 Points (14%)
3DMark 03 - Standard 1024x768
26705 Points (14%)
min: 5580     avg: 6010     median: 6010 (3%)     max: 6440 Points
5532 Points (3%)
3DMark 05 - Standard 1024x768
min: 13176     avg: 13950     median: 13949.5 (26%)     max: 14723 Points
min: 3365     avg: 3372     median: 3372 (6%)     max: 3379 Points
3290 Points (6%)
3DMark 06 + NVIDIA Quadro FX 3600M
Standard 1280x1024 + NVIDIA Quadro FX 360M
Standard 1280x1024 + NVIDIA Quadro FX 370M
SPEC Viewperf 10.0 - 3ds Max 1280x1024
12.3 fps (26%)
SPEC Viewperf 10.0 - Catia 1280x1024
16.8 fps (35%)
SPEC Viewperf 10.0 - EnSight 1280x1024
12 fps (25%)
SPEC Viewperf 10.0 - Maya 1280x1024
27.3 fps (15%)
SPEC Viewperf 10.0 - Pro/Engeneer 1280x1024
13.7 fps (27%)
SPEC Viewperf 10.0 - SolidWorks 1280x1024
21.8 fps (32%)
SPEC Viewperf 10.0 - UGS Teamcenter 1280x1024
6.8 fps (18%)
SPEC Viewperf 10.0 - UGS NX 1280x1024
5.1 fps (10%)
Cinebench R10 Shading 32Bit + NVIDIA Quadro FX 3600M
Shading 32Bit + NVIDIA Quadro FX 360M
Shading 32Bit + NVIDIA Quadro FX 370M

Average Benchmarks NVIDIA Quadro FX 3600M → 100%

Average Benchmarks NVIDIA Quadro FX 360M → 30%

Average Benchmarks NVIDIA Quadro FX 370M → 73%

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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
17%
Quadro FX 360M:
10.1  fps
Quadro FX 3600M:
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Quadro FX 360M:
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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
14%
Quadro FX 360M:
7.4  fps
high 1024x768
100%
Quadro FX 3600M:
29  fps
Quadro FX 3600M:
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Quadro FX 360M:
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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
65%
Quadro FX 360M:
328  fps
med. 800x600
100%
Quadro FX 3600M:
230  fps
27%
Quadro FX 360M:
62  fps
high 1024x768
100%
Quadro FX 3600M:
103  fps
17%
Quadro FX 360M:
17  fps
Quadro FX 3600M:
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Doom 3

Doom 3

2004
low 640x480
100%
Quadro FX 3600M:
176.5  fps
55%
Quadro FX 370M:
97  fps
med. 640x480
100%
Quadro FX 3600M:
177.3  fps
55%
Quadro FX 370M:
97.1  fps
high 800x600
100%
Quadro FX 3600M:
175.1  fps
37%
Quadro FX 370M:
65.4  fps
ultra 1024x768
100%
Quadro FX 3600M:
167.8  fps
24%
Quadro FX 370M:
39.9  fps
Quadro FX 3600M:
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Quadro FX 370M:
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Quake 3 Arena - Timedemo

Quake 3 Arena - Timedemo

1999
high 1024x768
Quadro FX 360M:
242.7  fps
Quadro FX 360M:
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Average Gaming NVIDIA Quadro FX 3600M → 100%

Average Gaming NVIDIA Quadro FX 360M → 28%

Average Gaming NVIDIA Quadro FX 370M → 43%

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