NVIDIA Quadro NVS 285 vs AMD FirePro S9300 X2
Comparison of Quadro NVS 285 and FirePro S9300 X2 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
Value for money (0-100)
6 June 2006
31 March 2016
Launch price (MSRP)
Quadro NVS 285 and FirePro S9300 X2's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Quadro NVS 285 and FirePro S9300 X2'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
1.1 GTexel / s
2x 217.6 GTexel / s billion / sec
2x 6,963 gflops
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on Quadro NVS 285 and FirePro S9300 X2 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 3.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
Parameters of memory installed on Quadro NVS 285 and FirePro S9300 X2: 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
2x 4 GB
Memory bus width
2x 4096 Bit
Memory clock speed
8 GB / s
2x 512.0 GB / s
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro NVS 285 and FirePro S9300 X2.
APIs supported by Quadro NVS 285 and FirePro S9300 X2, sometimes including their particular versions.
Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro NVS 285
Cheaper ($27.99 vs $5999)
Less power hungry (18 vs 300 watts)
Advantages of AMD FirePro S9300 X2
Much newer (31 March 2016 vs 6 June 2006)
Wider memory bus (4096 vs 128 bit)
Higher memory bandwidth (512 vs 8 GB/s)
Finer manufacturing process technology (28 vs 110 nm)
So, Quadro NVS 285 or FirePro S9300 X2?
Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA Quadro NVS 285 and AMD FirePro S9300 X2. We've got no test results to judge.
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