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Creativity is not just your passion, it’s your business. You are always under pressure to deliver more amazing content while working under tight deadlines. Now you can. The NVIDIA® Quadro® CX is the accelerator for Adobe® Creative Suite® 4—giving you the ability to create rich, stunning content in a faster, smoother, and more interactive way.

A Faster Way to Work
Don’t sacrifice creativity to meet a deadline. Encode H.264 video up to 4X faster with the NVIDIA® CUDA™-enabled plug-in for Adobe® Premiere Pro CS4*. This time savings means instead of encoding Blu-ray DVDs overnight you can now do it in a few hours during the day. Plus, accelerate rendering time for advanced effects such as transformations, color correction, depth of field blur, turbulent noise, and more.

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A Better Way to Work
Your tools are key to your success. Experience fluid interaction with the Adobe Photoshop® canvas for smoother zooming and image rotation. Accurately see what your deliverable will look like with 30-bit color or uncompressed 10-bit/12-bit SDI before final output**. Easily work across multiple displays with NVIDIA® nView® advanced management tools for a smoother production pipeline.
A More Reliable Way to Work
You can’t afford system downtime. Quadro CX is engineered and optimized by NVIDIA to ensure your system works when you need it. Quadro CX is also designed and optimized for Creative Suite 4. Plus, additional free plug-ins will deliver ongoing feature and performance improvements to maximize your investment.
*Exclusive CUDA-based RapiHD encoder is developed by Elemental Technologies and only included with Quadro CX

**Quadro CX hardware is capable of native 30-bit color DisplayPort output; SDI capability via optional Quadro SDI board and application plug-ins.

CUDA Parallel Processor Cores 192
Memory Size Total 1.5 GB GDDR3
Memory Interface 384-bit
Memory Bandwidth (GB/sec) 76.8GB/sec
Max Power Consumption (W) 150W
Number of Slots 2
Display Connectors DVI-I
Dual Link DVI 1
OpenGL 2.1
Shader Model 4.0
Microsoft DirectX 10
NVIDIA® CUDA™ Parallel Computing Processor yes
SLI Frame Rendering Support yes
Genlock/Framelock yes
Frame Synchronization yes
FSAA (maximum) 32x
Maximum Display Resolution Digital @ 60Hz 2560x1600
NVIDIA SLI Support yes
SDI Version yes
G-Sync Version II

The Accelerator for Adobe® Creative Suite®4
The NVIDIA® Quadro® CX is the accelerator for Adobe® Creative Suite® 4—giving creative professionals the performance, tools, and reliability they need to maximize their creativity. Enables H.264 video encoding at lightning-fast speeds with NVIDIA® CUDA™ technology and accelerates rendering time for advanced effects.

1.5 GB GDDR3 GPU Memory with Ultra-fast Memory Bandwidth
Massive 1.5GB frame buffer and memory bandwidth up to 76.8 GB/sec. delivers high throughput for interactive visualization of large models and high-performance for real time processing of large textures and frames and enables the highest quality and resolution full-scene antialiasing (FSAA).

NVIDIA CUDA Parallel Computing Processor
A parallel computing processor architecture exposed through a C language environment and tool suite in combination with high performance visualization, CUDA unleashes new capabilities to solve highly complex challenges such as real-time ray tracing, video encoding, and interactive volume rendering.

Highest Color Fidelity
10-bit per component color fidelity enables billions rather than millions of color variations for rich, vivid image quality with the broadest dynamic range.

Dual DisplayPort Digital Display Connectors
Dual DisplayPort connectors support ultra-high-resolution panels (up to 2560 x 1600) --which result in amazing image quality producing detailed photorealistic images.

Single Dual-Link Digital Display Connector
Dual-link TMDS transmitter supports ultra-high-resolution panels (up to 3840 x 2400 @24Hz) --which result in amazing image quality producing detailed photorealistic images.

Quad Buffered Stereo
Offers enhanced visual experience for professional applications that demand stereo viewing capability.

NVIDIA® SLI® Technology
A revolutionary platform innovation that enables professional users to dynamically scale graphics performance, enhance image quality, and expand display real estate.

8K Texture and Render Processing
The ability to texture from and render to 8K x 8K surfaces for applications that demand the highest resolution and quality image processing.

Fast 3D Texture Transfer
Fast transfer and manipulation of 3D textures resulting in more interactive visualization of large volumetric dataset.

128-Bit Precision Graphics Pipeline
Enables sophisticated mathematical computations to maintain high accuracy, resulting in unmatched visual quality. Full IEEE 32-bit floating-point precision per color component (RGBA) delivers millions of color variations with the broadest dynamic range.

64-Bit Floating Point Precision
Sets new standards for image clarity and quality through 64-bit floating point capabilities in shading, filtering, texturing, and blending. Enables unprecedented rendered image quality for visual effects processing.

Advanced Color Compression, Early Z-Cull
Improved pipeline color compression and early z-culling to increase effective bandwidth and improve rendering efficiency and performance.

Cg High-Level Graphics Shader Language
Cg—“C” for graphics—is a high-level, open-standard programming language for OpenGL that takes advantage of the power of programmable GPUs. Quadro programmable graphics pipelines leverage high-level shading languages to enable the creation and integration of real-time photorealistic effects into 3D models, scenes, and designs.

Essential for Microsoft Windows Vista
Offering an enriched 3D user interface, increased application performance, and the highest image quality, NVIDIA Quadro graphics boards and NVIDIA OpenGL ICD drivers are optimized for 32- and 64-bit architectures to enable the Windows Vista™ experience.

Frame Synchronization
Allows the display channels from multiple workstations to be synchronized, thus creating one large "virtual display" that can be driven by a multisystem cluster for performance scalability.

Full-Scene Antialiasing (FSAA)
Up to 32x FSAA dramatically reduces visual aliasing artifacts or “jaggies”, resulting in highly realistic scenes.

External Synchronization
Also known as "house sync," External Synchronization allows the graphics output to synchronize to an external source, typically for film and broadcast video applications.

NVIDIA Graphics API Extensions
NVIDIA provides a set of extensions to standard graphics APIs for Linux and Windows, enabling applications to take maximum advantage of state-of-the-art GPU capabilities.

Hardware 3D Window Clipping
Hardware accelerated clip regions (data transfer mechanism between a window and the frame buffer) which improve overall graphics performance by increasing transfer speed between color buffer and frame buffer.

Hardware-Accelerated Pixel Read-Back
Up to 2.4GB/sec pixel read-back performance delivers massive host throughput.

Highest Workstation Application Performance
Next-generation architecture enables over 2x improvement in geometry and fill rates with the industry’s highest performance for professional CAD, DCC, and scientific applications.

High-Performance Display Outputs
400MHz RAMDACs and up to two dual-link DVI digital connectors drive the highest resolution digital displays available on the market.

Next-Generation Vertex and Pixel Programmability Shader Model 4.0
Reference standard for shader model 4.0 enabling a higher level of performance and realistic effects for OpenGL and next generation DirectX 10 industry-leading professional applications.

Next-Generation Vertex and Pixel Programmability
Infinite length vertex programs and dynamic flow control, removing the previous limits on complexity, and structure of shader programs delivering sophisticated effects never before imagined for real-time graphics systems.

NVIDIA High Precision High Dynamic Range (HDR) Technology
Sets new standards for image clarity and quality through floating point capabilities in shading, filtering, texturing, and blending. Enables unprecedented rendered image quality for visual effects processing.

NVIDIA PureVideo Technology
NVIDIA® PureVideo™ technology is the combination of high-definition video processors and software that delivers unprecedented picture clarity, smooth video, accurate color, and precise image scaling for SD and HD video content. Features include, high-quality scaling, spatial temporal de-interlacing, inverse telecine, and high quality HD video playback from DVD.

NVIDIA Unified Architecture
Industry’s first unified architecture designed to dynamically allocate compute, geometry, shading and pixel processing power to deliver optimized GPU performance.

NVIDIA nView Multi-Display Technology
The NVIDIA® nView® hardware and software technology combination delivers maximum flexibility for multi-display options, and provides unprecedented end-user control of the desktop experience. NVIDIA GPUs are designed to support multi-displays, but graphics cards vary. Please verify multi-display support in the graphics card before purchasing.

PCI Express Certified
PCI Express is an Intel bus architecture that doubles the bandwidth of the AGP 8X bus, delivering greater than 2GB/sec. in both upstream and downstream data transfers.

Rotated-Grid Full-Scene Antialiasing (RG FSAA)
The rotated grid FSAA sampling algorithm introduces far greater sophistication in the sampling pattern, significantly increasing color accuracy and visual quality for edges and lines, reducing “jaggies” while maintaining performance.

Compatible with Industry Standard Architectures
Compatible with x86 32 and 64-bit microprocessor architectures and operating systems from Intel/AMD and Microsoft/Linux.

Unified Driver Architecture (UDA)
The NVIDIA UDA guarantees forward and backward compatibility with software drivers. Simplifies upgrading to a new NVIDIA product because all NVIDIA products work with the same driver software.

PCI Express 2.0 Compliant
Doubles the data transfer rate up to 5 GT/sec per lane for an aggregate bandwidth of 16 GB/sec bi-directional (8 GB/sec in each direction).