NVIDIA Quadro FX 3800: specs and benchmarks

NVIDIA Quadro FX 3800

Summary

NVIDIA started Quadro FX 3800 sales 30 March 2009 at a recommended price of $799. This is Tesla 2.0 architecture desktop card based on 55 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at designers. 1 GB of GDDR3 memory clocked at 1.6 GHz are supplied, and together with 256 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 51.2 GB / s.

Compatibility-wise, this is 1-slot card attached via PCIe 2.0 x16 interface. Its manufacturer default version has a length of 198 mm. 1x 6-pin power connector is required, and power consumption is at 108 Watt.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 4.81 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti.

General info

Of Quadro FX 3800's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
13.58
 
Architecture
Tesla 2.0
 
Code name
GT200B
 
Type
Workstation
 
Release date
30 March 2009
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$799
 
of 14999 (Quadro Plex 7000)
Price now
$109.99
 
of 4403.52 (Quadro P6000)

Technical specs

Quadro FX 3800'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 3800's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
192
 
of 8192 (FirePro S9300 X2)
Core clock speed
600 MHz
 
of 1620 (Quadro RTX 5000)
Transistor count
1,400 million
 
of 21100
Manufacturing process technology
55 nm
 
Power consumption (TDP)
108 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate
38.4 GTexel / s
 
Floating-point performance
462.3 gflops
 
of 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Quadro FX 3800's 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).
Interface
PCIe 2.0 x16
 
Length
198 mm
 
Supplementary power connectors
1x 6-pin
 

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Quadro FX 3800: 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.
Memory type
GDDR3
 
Maximum RAM amount
1 GB
 
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
of 8192 (FirePro S9300 X2)
Memory clock speed
1600 MHz
 
of 14000
Memory bandwidth
51.2 GB / s
 
of 1024 (FirePro S9300 X2)

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro FX 3800.
Display Connectors
1x DVI, 2x DisplayPort
 

API support

APIs supported by Quadro FX 3800, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
10.0
 
OpenGL
3.3
 
of 4.6

Video card benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Quadro FX 3800. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
4.81
Passmark
837

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Quadro FX 3800 is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS. Comparisons with system requirements are included, but remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Fortnite

2018

Official system requirements

Quadro FX 3800 performance compared to Fortnite official system requirements.

Quadro FX 3800
minimum HD Graphics 4000
recommended GeForce GTX 660

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

2017

Official system requirements

Quadro FX 3800 performance compared to Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) official system requirements.

Quadro FX 3800
minimum GeForce GTX 960
recommended GeForce GTX 1060

Overwatch

2016

Official system requirements

Quadro FX 3800 performance compared to Overwatch official system requirements.

Quadro FX 3800
minimum HD Graphics 4400
recommended GeForce GTX 660

GTA V

2015

Official system requirements

Quadro FX 3800 performance compared to GTA V official system requirements.

Quadro FX 3800
minimum GeForce 9800 GT
recommended GeForce GTX 660

Rainbow Six Siege

2015

Official system requirements

Quadro FX 3800 performance compared to Rainbow Six Siege official system requirements.

Quadro FX 3800
minimum GeForce GTX 460
recommended Radeon HD 7970

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

2014

Official system requirements

Quadro FX 3800 performance compared to Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft official system requirements.

Quadro FX 3800
minimum GeForce 6800
recommended GeForce 8800 GT

Dota 2

2013

Official system requirements

Quadro FX 3800 performance compared to Dota 2 official system requirements.

Quadro FX 3800
minimum GeForce 8600 GT

Counter-Strike: GO

2012

Official system requirements

Quadro FX 3800 performance compared to Counter-Strike: GO official system requirements.

Quadro FX 3800
recommended GeForce 6600

League of Legends

2009

Official system requirements

Quadro FX 3800 performance compared to League of Legends official system requirements.

Quadro FX 3800
minimum GeForce 6150 LE
recommended GeForce 8800 GT

Minecraft

2009

Official system requirements

Quadro FX 3800 performance compared to Minecraft official system requirements.

Quadro FX 3800
minimum Radeon HD 2400
recommended Radeon HD 5970

Relative perfomance

Overall Quadro FX 3800 performance compared to its nearest competitors. All GPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Quadro FX 3800 from AMD is FirePro V5900, which is slower by 4% and lower by 12 positions in our rating.

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