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NVIDIA Quadro FX 4600: specs and benchmarks
- Interface PCIe 1.0 x16
- Core clock speed 500 MHz
- Max video memory 768 MB
- Memory type GDDR3
- Memory clock speed 1400 MHz
- Maximum resolution
NVIDIA started Quadro FX 4600 sales 5 March 2007 at a recommended price of $1,999. This is Tesla architecture desktop card based on 90 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at designers. 768 MB of GDDR3 memory clocked at 1.4 GHz are supplied, and together with 384 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 67.2 GB/s.
Compatibility-wise, this is dual-slot card attached via PCIe 1.0 x16 interface. Its manufacturer default version has a length of 229 mm. 1x 6-pin power connector is required, and power consumption is at 134 Watt.
It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at
of a leader's which is NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 Ti.
Of Quadro FX 4600's architecture, market segment and release date.
|Place in performance rating||915|
|Value for money||0.11|
|GPU code name||G80|
|Release date||5 March 2007 (15 years ago)|
|Launch price (MSRP)||$1,999|
|Price now||$90 (0x MSRP)||of 49999 (A100 SXM4)|
Quadro FX 4600's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU base clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Quadro FX 4600's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
|Pipelines / CUDA cores||96||of 18432 (AD102)|
|Core clock speed||500 MHz||of 2610 (Radeon RX 6500 XT)|
|Number of transistors||681 million||of 14400 (GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile)|
|Manufacturing process technology||90 nm||of 4 (H100 PCIe)|
|Thermal design power (TDP)||134 Watt||of 900 (Tesla S2050)|
|Texture fill rate||24.00||of 939.8 (H100 SXM5)|
|Floating-point performance||230.4 gflops||of 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)|
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on Quadro FX 4600'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 1.0 x16|
|Supplementary power connectors||1x 6-pin|
Parameters of memory installed on Quadro FX 4600: 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||768 MB||of 128 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)|
|Memory bus width||384 Bit||of 19000 (GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB)|
|Memory clock speed||1400 MHz||of 21000 (GeForce RTX 3090 Ti)|
|Memory bandwidth||67.2 GB/s||of 14400 (Radeon R7 M260)|
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro FX 4600. As a rule, this section is relevant only for desktop reference video cards, since for notebook ones the availability of certain video outputs depends on the laptop model.
|Display Connectors||2x DVI, 1x S-Video|
APIs supported by Quadro FX 4600, sometimes including their particular versions.
|OpenGL||3.3||of 4.6 (GeForce GTX 1080 Mobile)|
Non-gaming benchmark performance of Quadro FX 4600. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.
This is probably the most ubiquitous benchmark, part of Passmark PerformanceTest suite. It gives the graphics card a thorough evaluation under various 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.
Let's see how good Quadro FX 4600 is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in frames per second. Comparisons with game system requirements are included, but remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect reality inaccurately.
Overall Quadro FX 4600 performance compared to nearest competitors among server video cards.
The nearest Quadro FX 4600's AMD equivalent is FirePro V3900, which is faster by 52% and higher by 111 positions in our rating.
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