Quadro FX 3450: specs and benchmarks

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Summary

NVIDIA started Quadro FX 3450 sales 28 July 2005 at a recommended price of $135.75 . This is a Curie architecture desktop card based on 130 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at designers. 256 MB of GDDR3 memory clocked at 1000 MBps are supplied, and together with 256 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 32 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is single-slot card attached via PCIe 1.0 x16 interface. Its manufacturer default version has a length of 226 mm. 1x 6-pin power connector is required, and power consumption is at 83 Watt.

Primary details

Some basic facts about Quadro FX 3450: architecture, market segment, release date etc.

Place in performance rankingnot rated
Place by popularitynot in top-100
ArchitectureCurie (2003−2013)
GPU code nameNV41
Market segmentWorkstation
Release date28 July 2005 (18 years ago)
Launch price (MSRP)$135.75
Current price$16.99 (0.1x MSRP)of 168889 (A100 PCIe 80 GB)

Detailed specifications

Quadro FX 3450's specs such as number of shaders, GPU base clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Quadro FX 3450's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.

Core clock speed425 MHzof 2610 (Radeon RX 6500 XT)
Number of transistors190 millionof 14400 (GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile)
Manufacturing process technology130 nmof 4 (H100 PCIe)
Power consumption (TDP)83 Wattof 2400 (Data Center GPU Max Subsystem)
Texture fill rate5.100of 969.9 (H100 SXM5 96 GB)

Form factor & compatibility

This section provides details about the physical dimensions of Quadro FX 3450 and its compatibility with other computer components. This information is useful when selecting a computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop graphics cards, it includes details about the interface and bus (for motherboard compatibility) and additional power connectors (for power supply compatibility).

InterfacePCIe 1.0 x16
Length226 mm
Width1-slot
Supplementary power connectors1x 6-pin

VRAM capacity and type

Parameters of memory installed on Quadro FX 3450: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors have no dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM instead.

Memory typeGDDR3
Maximum RAM amount256 MBof 192 (Radeon Instinct MI300X)
Memory bus width256 Bitof 8192 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)
Memory clock speed1000 MBpsof 23000 (GeForce RTX 4080 SUPER)
Memory bandwidth32 GB/sof 3276 (Aldebaran)

Connectivity and outputs

Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro FX 3450. As a rule, this section is relevant only for desktop reference graphics cards, since for notebook ones the availability of certain video outputs depends on the laptop model, while non-reference desktop models can (though not necessarily will) bear a different set of video ports.

Display Connectors2x DVI, 1x S-Video

API compatibility

APIs supported by Quadro FX 3450, sometimes including their particular versions.

DirectX9.0c (9_3)
Shader Model3.0
OpenGL2.0 (full) 2.1 (partial)of 4.6 (GeForce GTX 1080 Mobile)
OpenCLN/A
VulkanN/A

Benchmark performance

Synthetic benchmark performance of Quadro FX 3450. The combined score is measured on a 0-100 point scale.


Passmark

This is the most ubiquitous GPU benchmark, part of Passmark PerformanceTest suite. It gives the graphics card a thorough evaluation under various types of load, providing four separate benchmarks for Direct3D versions 9, 10, 11 and 12 (the last being done in 4K resolution if possible), and few more tests engaging DirectCompute capabilities.

Benchmark coverage: 25%

FX 3450 148

Recommended processors

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