NVIDIA Quadro FX 360M vs NVIDIA Quadro FX 2800M vs NVIDIA Quadro FX 880M

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 2800M

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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 880M

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The NVIDIA Quadro FX 880M is a professional middle class graphics card for mobile workstations (about 15"). It is based on the GeForce GT 330M graphics card with slower clock rates and therefore is a DirectX 10.1 chip that is produced in 40nm. 

Due to a special BIOS and professional drivers, the FX 880M should perform noticeably better than a 330M in professional applications (like CAD, DCC, Rendering). Another advantage for professional users are the certified drivers that should ensure a bug free experience with the most common professional applications. Futhermore, the Quadro FX drivers contain profiles for these applications to ensure the best settings (similar to the game profiles in GeForce cards).

The Quadro FX 880M is also based on the GT216 core in 40nm. The shaders are based on the desktop GTX 200 architecture and therefore a bit improved compared to the previous generation cards.

Without load, the Quadro FX 880M is able to downclock to 135 / 270 / 135 MHz (chip / shader / memory clock).

The gaming performance of the FX 880M should be beyond the GT 330M, because of the different drivers. Gamers should choose a GeForce card because of the better game support.

The chip supports Optimus for automatic switching between dedicated and integrated graphics card (e.g. in the new Core i5 CPUs). Still Optimus was for example not integrated in the Lenovo Thinkpad W510.

NVIDIA Quadro FX 360MNVIDIA Quadro FX 2800MNVIDIA Quadro FX 880M
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
CodenameNB8M-GLMNB10-GLM3N10P-GLM
Pipelines16 - unified96 - unified48 - unified
Core Speed400 MHz600 MHz550 MHz
Shader Speed800 MHz1500 MHz1210 MHz
Memory Speed600 MHz1000 MHz790 MHz
Memory Bus Width64 Bit256 Bit128 Bit
Memory TypeGDDR3GDDR3GDDR3, DDR3
Max. Amount of Memory256 MB1024 MB1024 MB
Shared Memorynonono
DirectXDirectX 10, Shader 4.0DirectX 10, Shader 4.0DirectX 10.1, Shader 4.1
Transistors210 Million754 Million
technology80 nm55 nm40 nm
FeaturesPowerMizer 7.0, HDR, designed for Vista, 128 Bit HDR, OpenGl 2.1OpenGL 2.1, CUDA, PowerMizer 8.0
Date of Announcement09.05.2007 01.12.2009 07.01.2010
Link to Manufacturer Pagehttp://www.nvidia.de/page/geforce_8400M....http://www.nvidia.com/object/product_qua...http://www.nvidia.com/object/product_qua...
ArchitectureG9xGT2xx
Notebook Sizelargemedium sized

Benchmarks

3DMark Vantage
P Result 1280x1024 + NVIDIA Quadro FX 2800M
P Result 1280x1024 + NVIDIA Quadro FX 880M
P GPU no PhysX 1280x1024 + NVIDIA Quadro FX 2800M
P GPU no PhysX 1280x1024 + NVIDIA Quadro FX 880M
3DMark 2001SE - Standard 1024x768
min: 13650     avg: 15054     median: 15053.5 (16%)     max: 16457 Points
34844 Points (36%)
min: 28169     avg: 32291     median: 33331 (35%)     max: 34331 Points
3DMark 03 - Standard 1024x768
min: 5580     avg: 6010     median: 6010 (3%)     max: 6440 Points
33900 Points (18%)
min: 18796     avg: 18980     median: 19002 (10%)     max: 19137 Points
3DMark 05 - Standard 1024x768
min: 3365     avg: 3372     median: 3372 (6%)     max: 3379 Points
min: 16310     avg: 16936     median: 16935.5 (32%)     max: 17561 Points
min: 13154     avg: 13217     median: 13185 (25%)     max: 13298 Points
3DMark 06 Standard 1280x1024 + NVIDIA Quadro FX 360M
Standard 1280x1024 + NVIDIA Quadro FX 2800M
Standard 1280x1024 + NVIDIA Quadro FX 880M
SPEC Viewperf 10.0 - 3ds Max 1280x1024
32.3 fps (67%)
47.8 fps (99%)
SPEC Viewperf 10.0 - Catia 1280x1024
39 fps (82%)
47.6 fps (100%)
SPEC Viewperf 10.0 - EnSight 1280x1024
44 fps (93%)
SPEC Viewperf 10.0 - Maya 1280x1024
59.6 fps (32%)
60.1 fps (32%)
SPEC Viewperf 10.0 - Pro/Engeneer 1280x1024
42.6 fps (83%)
SPEC Viewperf 10.0 - SolidWorks 1280x1024
59.5 fps (88%)
58.1 fps (86%)
SPEC Viewperf 10.0 - UGS Teamcenter 1280x1024
35.2 fps (91%)
24.4 fps (63%)
SPEC Viewperf 10.0 - UGS NX 1280x1024
31.3 fps (64%)
SPECviewperf 11
Siemens NX 1920x1080 + NVIDIA Quadro FX 2800M
Siemens NX 1920x1080 + NVIDIA Quadro FX 880M
Tcvis 1920x1080 + NVIDIA Quadro FX 2800M
Tcvis 1920x1080 + NVIDIA Quadro FX 880M
SolidWorks 1920x1080 + NVIDIA Quadro FX 2800M
SolidWorks 1920x1080 + NVIDIA Quadro FX 880M
Pro/ENGINEER 1920x1080 + NVIDIA Quadro FX 2800M
Pro/ENGINEER 1920x1080 + NVIDIA Quadro FX 880M
Maya 1920x1080 + NVIDIA Quadro FX 2800M
Maya 1920x1080 + NVIDIA Quadro FX 880M
Lightwave 1920x1080 + NVIDIA Quadro FX 2800M
Lightwave 1920x1080 + NVIDIA Quadro FX 880M
Ensight 1920x1080 + NVIDIA Quadro FX 2800M
Ensight 1920x1080 + NVIDIA Quadro FX 880M
Catia 1920x1080 + NVIDIA Quadro FX 2800M
Catia 1920x1080 + NVIDIA Quadro FX 880M
Windows 7 Experience Index - Gaming graphics
6.4 points (81%)
Windows 7 Experience Index - Graphics
6.4 points (81%)
Windows Vista Experience Index - GPU Games
6.8 Points (100%)
Windows Vista Experience Index - GPU
6.8 Points (100%)
Cinebench R10 Shading 32Bit + NVIDIA Quadro FX 360M
Shading 32Bit + NVIDIA Quadro FX 880M
Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 64Bit + NVIDIA Quadro FX 2800M
OpenGL 64Bit + NVIDIA Quadro FX 880M

Average Benchmarks NVIDIA Quadro FX 360M → 100% n=4

Average Benchmarks NVIDIA Quadro FX 2800M → 505% n=4

Average Benchmarks NVIDIA Quadro FX 880M → 334% n=4

- 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.

Fifa 11

Fifa 11

2010
med. 1024x768
Quadro FX 880M:
129.2  fps
high 1360x768
Quadro FX 880M:
90.5  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Quadro FX 880M:
50.4  fps
Mafia 2

Mafia 2

2010
low 800x600
Quadro FX 2800M:
63.2  fps
med. 1024x768
Quadro FX 2800M:
56.1  fps
high 1360x768
Quadro FX 2800M:
48.9  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Quadro FX 2800M:
30.8  fps
low 1024x768
Quadro FX 2800M:
158  fps
Quadro FX 880M:
155  fps
med. 1360x768
Quadro FX 2800M:
60  fps
Quadro FX 880M:
42  fps
high 1360x768
Quadro FX 2800M:
52  fps
Quadro FX 880M:
29  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Quadro FX 2800M:
29.6  fps
Quadro FX 880M:
12  fps
low 1024x768
Quadro FX 880M:
58.8  fps
med. 1366x768
Quadro FX 2800M:
58.9  fps
Quadro FX 880M:
30.4  fps
high 1366x768
Quadro FX 2800M:
41.5  fps
Quadro FX 880M:
16.1  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Quadro FX 2800M:
23.1  fps
Quadro FX 880M:
9.7  fps
low 800x600
Quadro FX 2800M:
158.1  fps
Quadro FX 880M:
124.1  fps
med. 1024x768
Quadro FX 2800M:
79  fps
Quadro FX 880M:
42.2  fps
high 1366x768
Quadro FX 2800M:
66.7  fps
Quadro FX 880M:
35.4  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Quadro FX 2800M:
41.2  fps
Quadro FX 880M:
21  fps
Risen

Risen

2009
low 800x600
Quadro FX 880M:
75.4  fps
med. 1024x768
Quadro FX 880M:
29.8 33.4 ~ 32 fps
high 1366x768
Quadro FX 880M:
18.2 20.6 ~ 19 fps
ultra 1920x1080
Quadro FX 880M:
12.7  fps
Colin McRae: DIRT 2

Colin McRae: DIRT 2

2009
low 800x600
Quadro FX 2800M:
96.3  fps
Quadro FX 880M:
79.3  fps
med. 1024x768
Quadro FX 2800M:
89.5  fps
Quadro FX 880M:
45.7 47.8 ~ 47 fps
high 1360x768
Quadro FX 2800M:
62.6  fps
Quadro FX 880M:
20 39 ~ 30 fps
ultra 1920x1080
Quadro FX 2800M:
30.7  fps
Quadro FX 880M:
12.8  fps
Anno 1404

Anno 1404

2009
low 1024x768
Quadro FX 880M:
59.7 60 131 147.3 ~ 100 fps
ultra 1280x1024
Quadro FX 880M:
19 19.1 20.5 23 ~ 20 fps
F.E.A.R. 2

F.E.A.R. 2

2009
low 800x600
Quadro FX 880M:
179.6  fps
med. 1024x768
Quadro FX 880M:
65.9  fps
high 1280x1024
Quadro FX 880M:
42.3  fps
Far Cry 2

Far Cry 2

2008
low 640x480
Quadro FX 880M:
93.3  fps
high 1024x768
Quadro FX 880M:
32.4  fps
Racedriver: GRID

Racedriver: GRID

2008
med. 1024x768
Quadro FX 880M:
48.7  fps
high 1280x1024
Quadro FX 880M:
28.9  fps
Call of Duty 4 - Modern Warfare

Call of Duty 4 - Modern Warfare

2007
low 800x600
Quadro FX 880M:
225.7  fps
med. 1024x768
Quadro FX 880M:
60  fps
high 1280x1024
Quadro FX 880M:
59.9  fps
Supreme Commander - FA Bench

Supreme Commander - FA Bench

2007
med. 1024x768
Quadro FX 880M:
29.9  fps
high 1024x768
Quadro FX 880M:
28.2  fps
Crysis - GPU Benchmark

Crysis - GPU Benchmark

2007
med. 1024x768
100%
Quadro FX 360M:
10.1  fps
Crysis - CPU Benchmark

Crysis - CPU Benchmark

2007
med. 1024x768
100%
Quadro FX 360M:
7.4  fps
F.E.A.R.

F.E.A.R.

2005
low 640x480
100%
Quadro FX 360M:
328  fps
med. 800x600
100%
Quadro FX 360M:
62  fps
high 1024x768
100%
Quadro FX 360M:
17  fps
Quake 3 Arena - Timedemo

Quake 3 Arena - Timedemo

1999
high 1024x768
100%
Quadro FX 360M:
242.7  fps

Average Gaming NVIDIA Quadro FX 360M → 100%

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