NVIDIA Quadro FX 5500 Professional Graphics Card

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Overview
Manufacturer
NVIDIA
Original Series
Quadro FX 5
Release Date
April 20th, 2006
PCB Code
180-10490-0000
P/N Code
600-50490-0500
Model
NVIDIA P490 SKU 500
Graphics Processing Unit
GPU Model
G71 (G71)
Architecture
G70
Fabrication Process
90 nm
Die Size
196 mm2
Transistors Count
278M
Transistors Density
1.4M TRAN/mm2
Pixel Pipelines
24
Vertex Pipelines
8
TMUs
24
ROPs
16
Clocks
Base Clock
700 MHz
Boost Clock
TBC MHz
Memory Clock
575 MHz
Effective Memory Clock
1150 Mbps
Memory Configuration
Memory Size
1024 MB
Memory Type
GDDR3
Memory Bus Width
256-bit
Memory Bandwidth
36.8 GB/s

Physical
Interface
PCI-Express 1.0 x16
Height
3-slot
Power Connectors
1× 6-pin
TDP/TBP
96 W
Recommended PSU
350 W
Multi-GPU Support
Unsupported
Display Outputs
DVI-I DualLink
2 ×
S-Video
1 ×
API Support
DirectX
9.0c
Vulkan
-
OpenGL
2.1
OpenCL
-

Performance
Pixel Fillrate
11.2 GPixels/s
Texture Fillrate
16.8 GTexel/s




 ModelCoresBoost ClockMemory ClockMemory Config.
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NVIDIA Quadro FX 4500 X2 - -
 
1.2 Gbps
 
2 GB GD3 256b
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NVIDIA Quadro FX 5500 - -
 
1.2 Gbps
 
1 GB GD3 256b
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NVIDIA Quadro FX 5500 SDI - -
 
1.2 Gbps
 
1 GB GD3 256b
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NVIDIA Quadro FX 4500 - -
 
1.1 Gbps
 
512 MB GD3 256b
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NVIDIA Quadro FX 3500 - -
 
1.3 Gbps
 
256 MB GD3 256b
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NVIDIA Quadro FX 4500 Mac Edition - -
 
1.1 Gbps
 
256 MB GD3 256b
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NVIDIA Quadro FX 1500 - -
 
800 Mbps
 
256 MB GD3 256b
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NVIDIA Quadro FX 350 - -
 
810 Mbps
 
128 MB D2 64b
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NVIDIA Quadro FX 550 - -
 
800 Mbps
 
128 MB GD3 128b
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NVIDIA Quadro PLEX 1000 Model-I - -
 
1.2 GB/s
 
4 GB GD3 256b
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NVIDIA Quadro PLEX 1000 Model-III - -
 
1.2 GB/s
 
4 GB GD3 256b
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NVIDIA GeForce 7900 GX2 - -
 
1.2 GB/s
 
2 GB GD3 256b
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NVIDIA GeForce 7950 GX2 - -
 
1.2 GB/s
 
2 GB GD3 256b
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NVIDIA Quadro FX 5500 - -
 
1.2 GB/s
 
1 GB GD3 256b
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NVIDIA Quadro FX 5500 SDI - -
 
1.2 GB/s
 
1 GB GD3 256b
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NVIDIA GeForce 7900 GTO - -
 
1.3 GB/s
 
512 MB GD3 256b
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NVIDIA GeForce 7900 GTX - -
 
1.6 GB/s
 
512 MB GD3 256b
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NVIDIA GeForce Go 7950 GTX - -
 
1.4 GB/s
 
512 MB GD3 256b
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NVIDIA Quadro FX 3500M - -
 
1.2 GB/s
 
512 MB GD3 256b
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NVIDIA GeForce 7950 GT - -
 
1.4 GB/s
 
512 MB GD3 256b
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NVIDIA GeForce Go 7900 GTX - -
 
1.2 GB/s
 
512 MB GD3 256b
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NVIDIA Quadro FX 2500M - -
 
1.2 GB/s
 
512 MB GD3 256b
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NVIDIA GeForce 7800 GS+ - -
 
1.3 GB/s
 
512 MB GD3 256b
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NVIDIA GeForce Go 7900 GS - -
 
1 GB/s
 
512 MB GD3 256b
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NVIDIA Quadro FX 1500M - -
 
1 GB/s
 
512 MB GD3 256b
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NVIDIA Quadro FX 3500 - -
 
1.3 GB/s
 
256 MB GD3 256b
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NVIDIA GeForce 7900 GS - -
 
1.3 GB/s
 
256 MB GD3 256b
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NVIDIA GeForce 7900 GS AGP - -
 
1.3 GB/s
 
256 MB GD3 256b
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NVIDIA GeForce 7900 GT - -
 
1.3 GB/s
 
256 MB GD3 256b
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NVIDIA Quadro NVS 510M - -
 
1.2 GB/s
 
256 MB GD3 128b
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NVIDIA GeForce 7800 GS - -
 
1.2 GB/s
 
256 MB GD3 256b
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NVIDIA Quadro FX 1500 - -
 
800 MB/s
 
256 MB GD3 256b
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NVIDIA Quadro FX 350 - -
 
810 MB/s
 
128 MB D2 64b

Six New NVIDIA Quadro® FX Graphics Solutions Offer Robust Features and Improved Performance

SANTA CLARA, CA—APRIL 20, 2006—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in programmable graphics processor technologies, continues to improve workstation graphics performance with six new NVIDIA Quadro FX solutions for high-end, mid-range and entry-level professionals.

NVIDIA Quadro FX products have long been the industry’s top choice for professional application users, and this latest generation cements the company’s leadership position. Combined with the recently announced line of mobile workstation graphics, the NVIDIA Quadro FX family of solutions represents the most extensive line of commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) professional graphics solutions ever assembled.

The new NVIDIA Quadro product line-up includes:

  • NVIDIA Quadro FX 5500 graphics processing unit (GPU) – The industry-leading ultra high-end graphics solution offering 1GB of frame buffer memory for the most challenging professional 3D applications
  • NVIDIA Quadro FX 3500 GPU – Offers a new level of graphics performance and is fast becoming a standard high-end configuration for major OEMs and enterprise customers worldwide
  • NVIDIA Quadro FX 1500 GPU – The first mid-range solution to offer high performance coupled with two dual-link DVI connectors, 256MB GDDR3 frame buffer memory, and HD video output
  • NVIDIA Quadro FX 560 GPU – Introduces dual-link DVI, fast DDR3 128MB graphics memory and HD video output
  • NVIDIA Quadro FX 550 GPU – Offers compelling price performance, featuring dual DVI with 128MB of graphics memory
  • NVIDIA Quadro FX 350 GPU – An economical professional graphics option that incorporates a variety of architectural features found in the entire product line

Sun Microsystems is one of the first industry-leading workstation manufacturers to offer the high-end, performance-leading NVIDIA Quadro FX 5500 based solutions to professional 3D graphics customers.

“Sun Microsystems will soon outfit our high-performance Sun Ultra 40 Workstation with NVIDIA Quadro FX 5500 graphics, the most powerful professional solution available today,” said Paul Read, director of marketing at Sun Microsystems. “The Sun Ultra Workstations, featuring AMD Opteron processors, are designed for extremely compute-intensive application environments, and the latest graphics solutions from NVIDIA are a perfect match, offering the level of performance, features, and image quality that our customers demand.”

“The workstation market hit $5.3 billion in revenues for an 18.4 percent gain in 2005. In the highly competitive professional graphics board market NVIDIA enjoyed a commanding 70 percent in units shipped for the year,” said Dr. Jon Peddie, president of Jon Peddie Research in Tiburon, CA. “NVIDIA’s ability to deliver state-of-the-art graphics while providing rock solid drivers for critical professional applications has won them the respect of workstation manufacturers and users.”

NVIDIA Quadro FX GPU based solutions are available widely through leading OEMs, including IBM, Sun, and FSC, leading workstation system integrators, including Alienware and BOXX Technologies, and NVIDIA channel partners PNY Technologies (US and EMEA), Leadtek (APAC) and Elsa (Japan). For more information about the full lineup of NVIDIA professional solutions, please visit www.nvidia.com/quadro.