NVIDIA Quadro FX 360M vs NVIDIA Quadro FX 380M

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 380M

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The Nvidia Quadro FX 380M is a professional entry-level graphics card for mobile workstations. It is based on the GeForce 310M and therefore the 3D performance is not very good. Due to special drivers and optimizations, the performance for professional applications should be much better (than the 310M would perform). Another advantage are the certified drivers than ensure a good performance of professional applications without errors.

The card supports DirectX 10.1 and all the features of the G 310M (as it is based on the same GT218 core). Therefore PureVideo HD to decode HD videos with the graphics card is supported. The used Video Processor 4 (VP4) is able to fully decode H.264, VC-1, MPEG-2, and also MPEG-4 ASP (DivX or xVID) in hardware to minimize CPU load. MPEG-1 is not supported but can be easily handled by every modern CPU.

The gaming performance of the FX380M is similar to the GeForce 310M and therefore located in the entry level class. The professional drivers are however optimized for applications and may therefore deliver a worse performance. Modern 3D games like COD Modern Warfare 2 run only in low details and resolutions fluently. Some demanding games like NFS Shift or GTA4 wont run fluently at all. Less demanding games like SIMS 3 run in medium details and resolutions fluently. Therefore, the graphics card can not be recommended for gamers.

As the FX380M supports CUDA, DirectX Compute 10.1, and OpenCL, the shaders of the graphics processor can be used for other tasks than rendering images (e.g. faster encoding of videos).

The used GT218 core is manufactured in 40nm and based on the desktop GTX 200 architecture.

NVIDIA Quadro FX 360MNVIDIA Quadro FX 380M
ManufacturerNVIDIANVIDIA
Quadro FX Series
Quadro FX 3800M compare 128 @ 675 MHz256 Bit @ 1000 MHz
Quadro FX 3700M compare 128 @ 550 MHz256 Bit @ 800 MHz
Quadro FX 2800M compare 96 @ 600 MHz256 Bit @ 1000 MHz
Quadro FX 3600M compare 96 @ 500 MHz256 Bit @ 800 MHz
Quadro FX 1800M compare 72 @ 560 MHz128 Bit @ 1100 MHz
Quadro FX 2700M compare 48 @ 530 MHz256 Bit @ 800 MHz
Quadro FX 880M compare 48 @ 550 MHz128 Bit @ 790 MHz
Quadro FX 3500M compare 24/8 cores @ 575 MHz256 Bit @ 700 MHz
Quadro FX 2500M compare 24/8 cores @ 500 MHz256 Bit @ 600 MHz
Quadro FX 1700M compare 32 @ 625 MHz128 Bit @ 800 MHz
Quadro FX 1600M compare 32 @ 625 MHz128 Bit @ 800 MHz
Quadro FX 1500M compare 20/7 cores @ 375 MHz256 Bit @ 500 MHz
Quadro FX 770M compare 32 @ 500 MHz128 Bit @ 800 MHz
Quadro FX 570M compare 32 @ 475 MHz128 Bit @ 700 MHz
Quadro FX 380M 16 @ 625 MHz64 Bit @ 800 MHz
Quadro FX 370M compare 8 @ 580 MHz64 Bit @ 700 MHz
Quadro FX 360M 16 @ 400 MHz64 Bit @ 600 MHz
Quadro FX 350M compare 4/3 cores @ 450 MHz64 Bit @ 350 MHz
Quadro FX 3800M compare 128 @ 675 MHz256 Bit @ 1000 MHz
Quadro FX 3700M compare 128 @ 550 MHz256 Bit @ 800 MHz
Quadro FX 2800M compare 96 @ 600 MHz256 Bit @ 1000 MHz
Quadro FX 3600M compare 96 @ 500 MHz256 Bit @ 800 MHz
Quadro FX 1800M compare 72 @ 560 MHz128 Bit @ 1100 MHz
Quadro FX 2700M compare 48 @ 530 MHz256 Bit @ 800 MHz
Quadro FX 880M compare 48 @ 550 MHz128 Bit @ 790 MHz
Quadro FX 3500M compare 24/8 cores @ 575 MHz256 Bit @ 700 MHz
Quadro FX 2500M compare 24/8 cores @ 500 MHz256 Bit @ 600 MHz
Quadro FX 1700M compare 32 @ 625 MHz128 Bit @ 800 MHz
Quadro FX 1600M compare 32 @ 625 MHz128 Bit @ 800 MHz
Quadro FX 1500M compare 20/7 cores @ 375 MHz256 Bit @ 500 MHz
Quadro FX 770M compare 32 @ 500 MHz128 Bit @ 800 MHz
Quadro FX 570M compare 32 @ 475 MHz128 Bit @ 700 MHz
Quadro FX 380M 16 @ 625 MHz64 Bit @ 800 MHz
Quadro FX 370M compare 8 @ 580 MHz64 Bit @ 700 MHz
Quadro FX 360M 16 @ 400 MHz64 Bit @ 600 MHz
Quadro FX 350M compare 4/3 cores @ 450 MHz64 Bit @ 350 MHz
CodenameNB8M-GLMn10m-glm
Pipelines16 - unified16 - unified
Core Speed400 MHz625 MHz
Shader Speed800 MHz1530 MHz
Memory Speed600 MHz800 MHz
Memory Bus Width64 Bit64 Bit
Memory TypeGDDR3GDDR3, DDR3
Max. Amount of Memory256 MB512 MB
Shared Memorynono
DirectXDirectX 10, Shader 4.0DirectX 10.1, Shader 4.1
Transistors210 Million260 Million
technology80 nm40 nm
FeaturesPowerMizer 7.0, HDR, designed for Vista, 128 Bit HDR, OpenGl 2.1DirectX Compute Support (Windows 7), CUDA, OpenCL, OpenGL 2.1, certified drivers
Date of Announcement09.05.2007 07.01.2010
Link to Manufacturer Pagehttp://www.nvidia.de/page/geforce_8400M....http://www.nvidia.com/object/product_qua...
ArchitectureGT2xx

Benchmarks

3DMark 2001SE - 3DMark 2001 - Standard
min: 13650     avg: 15054     median: 15053.5 (16%)     max: 16457 Points
min: 13650     avg: 15053.5     median: 15053.5 (16%)     max: 16457 Points
3DMark 03 - 3DMark 03 - Standard
min: 5580     avg: 6010     median: 6010 (3%)     max: 6440 Points
min: 5580     avg: 6010     median: 6010 (3%)     max: 6440 Points
3DMark 05 - 3DMark 05 - Standard
min: 3365     avg: 3372     median: 3372 (6%)     max: 3379 Points
7095 Points (13%)
3DMark 06 3DMark 06 - Standard 1280x1024 + NVIDIA Quadro FX 360M
3DMark 06 - Standard 1280x1024 + NVIDIA Quadro FX 380M
3DMark 06 - Standard 1280x800 + NVIDIA Quadro FX 360M
3DMark 06 - Standard 1280x800 + NVIDIA Quadro FX 380M
Cinebench R10 Cinebench R10 Shading (32bit) + NVIDIA Quadro FX 360M
Cinebench R10 Shading (32bit) + NVIDIA Quadro FX 380M

Average Benchmarks NVIDIA Quadro FX 360M → 100% n=6

Average Benchmarks NVIDIA Quadro FX 380M → 143% n=6

- 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.

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%

Average Gaming 30-70 fps → 100%

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