NVIDIA Quadro FX 5800 - the first graphics card with 4GB memory
November 12, 2008 Launched under the by-line of "the most powerful professional graphics card in graphics history", NVIDIA 's new flagship Quadro FX 5800 graphics card features up to 240 CUDA programmable parallel cores and world first 4GB GDDR3 GPU Memory offering bandwidth up to 102GB/sec.
The Quadro FX 5800 GPU is designed for complex visual computing and prototyping scenarios such as interactive 4D modeling used in oil and gas exploration, medical imaging and automotive, aerospace and industrial design.
Key features of the card include interactive 4D modeling with time lapse capabilities, true 10-bit color enabling billions color variations, support for next-generation OpenGL and Microsoft DirectX 10 applications and super-fast fill rates of more than 52 billion texels per second and geometry performance of 300 million triangles per second.
The NVIDIA Quadro FX 5800 graphics board has an MSRP of USD$3499.