NVIDIA Quadro FX 5600 vs 600
Comparison of Quadro FX 5600 and Quadro 600 architecture, market type and release date.
Quadro FX 5600 and Quadro 600'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 5600 and Quadro 600'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
19.2 GTexel / s
10.24 GTexel / s
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on Quadro FX 5600 and Quadro 600 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 2.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
Parameters of memory installed on Quadro FX 5600 and Quadro 600: 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
76.8 GB / s
25.6 GB / s
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro FX 5600 and Quadro 600.
2x DVI, 1x S-Video
1x DVI, 1x DisplayPort
APIs supported by Quadro FX 5600 and Quadro 600, sometimes including their particular versions.
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Quadro FX 5600 and Quadro 600. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
FX 5600 2.96
600 3.06 +3.4%
FX 5600 681
600 698 +2.5%
Rendering quality tests
GFXBench render quality
GFXBench high precision render quality
Cryptocurrency mining performance of Quadro FX 5600 and Quadro 600. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
Let's see how good Quadro FX 5600 and Quadro 600 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro FX 5600
Wider memory bus (384 vs 128 bit)
More pipelines (128 vs 96)
Higher memory bandwidth (76.8 vs 25.6 GB/s)
Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro 600
3.4% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (13 December 2010 vs 5 March 2007)
Cheaper ($179 vs $2999)
Finer manufacturing process technology (40 vs 90 nm)
Less power hungry (40 vs 171 watts)
So, Quadro FX 5600 or 600?
Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA Quadro FX 5600 and NVIDIA Quadro 600. The differences in performance seem too small.
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