NVIDIA Quadro FX 3450 vs AMD FirePro S10000 Passive
Comparison of Quadro FX 3450 and FirePro S10000 Passive architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
28 July 2005
12 November 2012
Launch price (MSRP)
Quadro FX 3450 and FirePro S10000 Passive's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Quadro FX 3450 and FirePro S10000 Passive's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Core clock speed
Manufacturing process technology
Power consumption (TDP)
Texture fill rate
2x 3,405 gflops
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on Quadro FX 3450 and FirePro S10000 Passive compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop video cards it's interface and bus (motherboard compatibility), additional power connectors (power supply compatibility).
PCIe 1.0 x16
PCIe 3.0 x16
full height / full length
Supplementary power connectors
Parameters of memory installed on Quadro FX 3450 and FirePro S10000 Passive: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors don't have dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM.
Maximum RAM amount
Memory bus width
Memory clock speed
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro FX 3450 and FirePro S10000 Passive.
2x DVI, 1x S-Video
1x DVI, 1x mini-DisplayPort
Dual-link DVI support
APIs supported by Quadro FX 3450 and FirePro S10000 Passive, sometimes including their particular versions.
Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro FX 3450
Cheaper ($135.75 vs $3599)
Less power hungry (83 vs 750 watts)
Advantages of AMD FirePro S10000 Passive
Much newer (12 November 2012 vs 28 July 2005)
Wider memory bus (384 vs 256 bit)
Higher memory bandwidth (480 vs 32 GB/s)
Finer manufacturing process technology (28 vs 130 nm)
So, Quadro FX 3450 or FirePro S10000 Passive?
Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA Quadro FX 3450 and AMD FirePro S10000 Passive. We've got no test results to judge.
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