NVIDIA Quadro FX 5800 vs NVS 510

NVIDIA Quadro FX 5800
NVIDIA NVS 510

General info

Comparison of Quadro FX 5800 and NVS 510 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
4.23
 
n/d
Architecture
Tesla 2.0
 
Kepler
Code name
GT200B
 
GK107
Type
Workstation
 
Workstation
Release date
11 November 2008
 
23 October 2012
Launch price (MSRP)
$3,499
 
$449
Price now
$179
 
n/d

Technical specs

Quadro FX 5800 and NVS 510'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 5800 and NVS 510's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
240
 
192
Core clock speed
610 MHz
 
797 MHz
Transistor count
1,400 million
 
1,270 million
Manufacturing process technology
55 nm
 
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
189 Watt
 
35 Watt
Texture fill rate
48.8 GTexel / s
 
12.75 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
622.1 gflops
 
306.0 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Quadro FX 5800 and NVS 510 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
 
PCIe 2.0 x16
Length
267 mm
 
160 mm
Supplementary power connectors
1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin
 
None

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Quadro FX 5800 and NVS 510: 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
 
DDR3
Maximum RAM amount
4 GB
 
2 GB
Memory bus width
512 Bit
 
128 Bit
Memory clock speed
1600 MHz
 
1782 MHz
Memory bandwidth
102.4 GB / s
 
28.51 GB / s

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro FX 5800 and NVS 510.
Display Connectors
2x DVI, 1x DisplayPort, 1x S-Video
 
4x mini-DisplayPort

API support

APIs supported by Quadro FX 5800 and NVS 510, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
11.1 (10_0)
 
12.0 (11_0)
OpenGL
3.3
 
4.6

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Quadro FX 5800 and NVS 510. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

FX 5800 2.33 +62.9%
NVS 510 1.43

Passmark

FX 5800 1110 +45.5%
NVS 510 763

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Quadro FX 5800 and NVS 510. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
n/d
 
17 Mh/s

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Quadro FX 5800 and NVS 510 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro FX 5800

62.9% faster (about 1.5 times) in synthetic tests
Wider memory bus (512 vs 128 bit)
More pipelines (240 vs 192)
Higher memory bandwidth (102.4 vs 28.51 GB/s)

Advantages of NVIDIA NVS 510

Much newer (23 October 2012 vs 11 November 2008)
Cheaper ($449 vs $3499)
Finer manufacturing process technology (28 vs 55 nm)
Less power hungry (35 vs 189 watts)

So, Quadro FX 5800 or NVS 510?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA Quadro FX 5800.
Should you still have questions on choice between Quadro FX 5800 and NVS 510, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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