NVIDIA Quadro FX 4800: specs and benchmarks

NVIDIA Quadro FX 4800

Summary

NVIDIA started Quadro FX 4800 sales 11 November 2008 at a recommended price of $1,799. This is Tesla 2.0 architecture desktop card based on 55 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at designers. 1536 MB of GDDR3 memory clocked at 1.6 GHz are supplied, and together with 384 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 76.8 GB / s.

Compatibility-wise, this is 2-slot card attached via PCIe 2.0 x16 interface. Its manufacturer default version has a length of 267 mm. 1x 6-pin power connector is required, and power consumption is at 150 Watt.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 4.69 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA Quadro RTX 6000.

General info

Of Quadro FX 4800's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
11.03
 
Architecture
Tesla 2.0
 
Code name
GT200B
 
Type
Workstation
 
Release date
11 November 2008
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$1,799
 
of 14999 (Quadro Plex 7000)
Price now
$149.99
 
of 6300 (Quadro RTX 6000)

Technical specs

Quadro FX 4800'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 4800's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
192
 
Core clock speed
602 MHz
 
of 1620 (Quadro RTX 5000)
Transistor count
1,400 million
 
of 21100
Manufacturing process technology
55 nm
 
Power consumption (TDP)
150 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate
38.5 GTexel / s
 
Floating-point performance
462.3 gflops
 
of 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Quadro FX 4800'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
267 mm
 
Supplementary power connectors
1x 6-pin
 

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Quadro FX 4800: 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
1536 MB
 
Memory bus width
384 Bit
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Memory clock speed
1600 MHz
 
of 14000
Memory bandwidth
76.8 GB / s
 
of 1024 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro FX 4800.
Display Connectors
1x DVI, 2x DisplayPort, 1x S-Video
 

API support

APIs supported by Quadro FX 4800, 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 4800. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

4.69

Passmark

1003

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Quadro FX 4800 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

Fortnite

2018
Fortnite

Official system requirements

Quadro FX 4800 performance compared to Fortnite official system requirements.

FX 4800
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

2017
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

Official system requirements

Quadro FX 4800 performance compared to Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) official system requirements.

FX 4800
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
Overwatch

Overwatch

2016
Overwatch

Official system requirements

Quadro FX 4800 performance compared to Overwatch official system requirements.

FX 4800
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
GTA V

GTA V

2015
GTA V

Official system requirements

Quadro FX 4800 performance compared to GTA V official system requirements.

FX 4800
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
Rainbow Six Siege

Rainbow Six Siege

2015
Rainbow Six Siege

Official system requirements

Quadro FX 4800 performance compared to Rainbow Six Siege official system requirements.

FX 4800
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

2014
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

Official system requirements

Quadro FX 4800 performance compared to Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft official system requirements.

FX 4800
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
Dota 2

Dota 2

2013
Dota 2

Official system requirements

Quadro FX 4800 performance compared to Dota 2 official system requirements.

FX 4800
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
Counter-Strike: GO

Counter-Strike: GO

2012
Counter-Strike: GO

Official system requirements

Quadro FX 4800 performance compared to Counter-Strike: GO official system requirements.

FX 4800
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
League of Legends

League of Legends

2009
League of Legends

Official system requirements

Quadro FX 4800 performance compared to League of Legends official system requirements.

FX 4800
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
Minecraft

Minecraft

2009
Minecraft

Official system requirements

Quadro FX 4800 performance compared to Minecraft official system requirements.

FX 4800
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

Relative perfomance

Overall Quadro FX 4800 performance compared to its nearest competitors. All GPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Quadro FX 4800 from AMD is FirePro W600, which is slower by 7% and lower by 25 positions in our rating.

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