About Quadro 4000
Nvidia are market-leading manufacturers of graphics processing units (GPUs) and system-on-a-chip units (SOCs). Their core product line, GeForce, competes directly with AMD's Radeon range. The California-based company has also expanded into the mobile computer market, with their Tegra line of processors going into some of the most advanced tablets and smart phones on the market.
The Quadro 4000 is the latest in the line of Nvidia?s workstation video cards, offering excellent workstation graphics for both PC and Mac users. The aim of this card is to advance both digital content creation and computer aided design (CAD) for users.
The Quadro 4000, is the final edition of the Fermi architecture cards range. This means that the card has 2GB of GDDR5 RAM for frame buffering and 256 CUDA parallel processing cores. In addition, the card runs a 256-bit memory interface resulting in bandwidth of 89.6GBps.
This product gives you certified application support for leading 3D Design, Digital Content Creation and CAD software applications.
As with other Fermi cards, the Quadro 4000 supports Open GL 4.1, Shader Model 5.0 as well as Direct X. The card also supports the Nvidia Mosaic feature, for utilising multiple applications on up to 8 different displays.
When buying a Quadro 4000 card, it?s worth checking the condition and usage volume of the card with the seller. It may also be worth considering warranty, and checking to ensure that it is compatible with the rest of your hardware.