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Video Card Information

When you are configuring a computer, the question you should always ask is, 'What will I be using this computer for?' This question applies to the video card as much as any other part of the system. For many applications - like gaming, 3D design, and animation - video card selection is just as important for performance as picking the right CPU. If you simply need a stable and solid video card for 2D graphics, everyday display and light tasks such as DVD playback then even our most basic models will be sufficient.

When it comes to more intensive tasks, there are generally two types of video cards that you need to look at:

Mainstream / Gaming Cards - Examples include the NVIDIA GeForce line and the AMD Radeon HD line. Among our customers, these are the most common video card choices. These cards are excellent for normal 2D / 3D applications and computer gaming. Most current models will support at least three monitors, and can be paired together to either provide support for more screens or to improve 3D performance in games. While most video cards have fans for cooling there are some which are passively-cooled and therefore silent - they make great choices if you are trying to keep a computer as quiet as possible.

Professional / 3D Design Cards - Examples include the NVIDIA Quadro line and the AMD FirePro line. These cards are particularly useful in CAD, animation and related fields where their custom drivers and enhanced vendor support are major advantages. Professional-grade video cards are more expensive, but they are built specifically to meet the needs of professionals using programs like AutoCAD, Solidworks, 3DS Max, and similar industry-specific applications. There are also some professional-grade cards that are aimed at multiple monitor support rather than advanced 3D performance; if you need to run more than four monitors from a single computer, one of these cards might be appropriate.

 Onboard VideoPNY Quadro P1000 PCI-E 4GBPNY Quadro P4000 PCI-E 8GBPNY Quadro GV100 PCI-E 32GBPNY Quadro P620 PCI-E 2GBEVGA Geforce GT 1030 2GBNVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti 11GB Blower FanNVIDIA Quadro RTX 6000 PCI-E 24GBNVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti 11GB Open AirNVIDIA Quadro RTX 5000 PCI-E 16GBNVIDIA Quadro RTX 8000 PCI-E 48GBNVIDIA TITAN RTX 24GBNVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 6GB Open AirPNY Quadro P2200 PCI-E 5GBNVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER 8GB Open AirNVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER 8GB Open AirNVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 10GB Open Air LIMITED SUPPLYNVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 24GB Open Air LIMITED SUPPLY
Additional Information
Removable BackplateNo No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No
Cooling SystemSmall Fan and Heatsink Small Fan and Heatsink Blower Type Small Fan and Heatsink Passive Heatsink Blower Type Blower Type Open Air Type Blower Type Blower Type Open Air Type Open Air Type Small Fan and Heatsink Open Air Type Open Air Type Open Air Type Open Air Type
DirectX SupportDirectX 12 DirectX 12 DirectX 12 DirectX 12 DirectX 12 DirectX 12 DirectX 12 DirectX 12 DirectX 12 DirectX 12 DirectX 12 DirectX 12 DirectX 12 DirectX 12 DirectX 12 DirectX 12 DirectX 12
OpenGL Support4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5
Slot Width1 1 2 1 1+ 2 2 2 1 2 2 3 3
CUDA Support6.5 6.5 6.5 6.5 6.5 6.5 6.5 6.5 6.5 6.5 6.5 6.5 11 11
Chipset ManufacturerNVIDIA NVIDIA NVIDIA NVIDIA NVIDIA NVIDIA NVIDIA NVIDIA NVIDIA NVIDIA NVIDIA NVIDIA NVIDIA NVIDIA NVIDIA NVIDIA NVIDIA
Product LineQuadro Quadro Quadro Quadro GeForce GeForce Quadro GeForce Quadro Quadro GeForce GeForce Quadro GeForce GeForce GeForce GeForce
Motherboard ConnectionPCI Express 3.0 x16 PCI Express 3.0 x16 PCI Express 3.0 x16 PCI Express 3.0 x16 PCI Express 3.0 x16 PCI Express 3.0 x16 PCI Express 3.0 x16 PCI Express 3.0 x16 PCI Express 3.0 x16 PCI Express 3.0 x16 PCI Express 3.0 x16 PCI Express 3.0 x16 PCI Express 3.0 x16 PCI Express 3.0 x16 PCI Express 3.0 x16 PCI Express 4.0 x16 PCI Express 4.0 x16
Maximum Digital Resolution5120x2880 5120x2880 5120x2880 3840x2160 7680x4320 7680x4320 7680x4320 7680x4320 7680x4320 7680x4320 7680x4320 5120x2880 7680x4320 7680x4320 7680x4320 7680x4320
Maximum Monitors Supported4 4 4 4 2 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
HDCP CompliantYes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Maximum DisplayPort Resolution7680x4320 7680x4320 7680x4320 7680x4320 7680x4320 7680x4320 7680x4320 7680x4320 7680x4320 7680x4320 7680x4320 7680x4320
Maximum DVI Resolution1920x1200 1920x1200 1920x1200 1920x1200 2560x1600
Maximum HDMI Resolution4096x2160 4096x2160 4096x2160 4096x3112 4096x2160 4096x2160 7680x4320 7680x4320
Multi-GPU TechnologyNVLink (GeForce RTX) NVLink (Quadro RTX) NVLink (GeForce RTX) NVLink (Quadro RTX) NVLink (Quadro RTX) NVLink (GeForce RTX) Not Available Not Available NVLink (GeForce RTX) NVLink (GeForce RTX) Not Available NVLink (GeForce RTX 3000)
SeriesRTX 3000 RTX 3000
GPU Specifications
Stream Processors640 1792 5120 512 384 4352 4608 4352 3072 4608 4608 1,920 1280 2560 3072 8704 10496
Tensor Cores640 576 384 576 576
Core Speed1290 MHz1350 MHz1350 MHz1350 MHz1,365 MHz1605 MHz1650 MHz1,440 MHz1,400 MHz
Boost Speed1544 Mhz1545 Mhz1635 Mhz1770 Mhz1,680 Mhz1800 Mhz1830 Mhz1,710 Mhz1,700 Mhz
Memory Specifications
Video Memory4GB 8GB 32GB 2GB 2GB 11GB 24GB 11GB 16GB 48GB 24GB 6GB 5GB 8GB 8GB 10GB 24GB
Memory TypeGDDR5 GDDR5 HBM2 GDDR5 GDDR5 GDDR6 GDDR6 ECC GDDR6 GDDR6 ECC GDDR6 ECC GDDR6 GDDR6 GDDR5X GDDR6 GDDR6 GDDR6X GDDR6X
Memory Bus Width128-bit 256-bit 4096-bit 128-bit 64-bit 352-bit 352-bit 384-bit 192-bit 160-bit 256-bit 256-bit 320-bit 384-bit
Bandwidth82 GB/s243 GB/s870 GB/s80 GB/s48.06 GB/s616 GB/s624 GB/s616 GB/s448 GB/s624 GB/s672 GB/s336 GB/s140 GB/s448 GB/s496 GB/s760 GB/s936 GB/s
Memory Speed6008 MHz14,000 MHz14,000 MHz14,000 MHz14,000 MHz14,000 MHz15,500 MHz19,000 MHz19,500 MHz
Performance
Single Precision Floating Point (Peak)1.894 Tflops5.3 Tflops14.8 Tflops1.386 Tflops16.3 Tflops11.2 Tflops16.3 Tflops3.8 Tflops
Double Precision Floating Point (Peak)7.4 Tflops
Half Precision Floating Point (Peak)32.6 Tflops22.3 Tflops32.6 Tflops
Outputs
Port 1Mini DisplayPort DisplayPort DisplayPort Mini DisplayPort Dual-Link DVI USB Type-C USB Type-C USB Type-C USB Type-C USB Type-C USB Type-C USB Type-C DisplayPort USB Type-C USB Type-C HDMI HDMI
Port 2Mini DisplayPort DisplayPort DisplayPort Mini DisplayPort HDMI DisplayPort DisplayPort DisplayPort DisplayPort DisplayPort DisplayPort DisplayPort DisplayPort DisplayPort DisplayPort DisplayPort DisplayPort
Port 3Mini DisplayPort DisplayPort DisplayPort Mini DisplayPort HDMI DisplayPort HDMI DisplayPort DisplayPort HDMI HDMI DisplayPort HDMI HDMI DisplayPort DisplayPort
Port 4Mini DisplayPort DisplayPort DisplayPort Mini DisplayPort DisplayPort DisplayPort DisplayPort DisplayPort DisplayPort DisplayPort DisplayPort DisplayPort DisplayPort DisplayPort DisplayPort DisplayPort
Port 5DisplayPort DisplayPort DisplayPort DisplayPort DisplayPort DisplayPort DVI DisplayPort DisplayPort
Power Connectors
Plug 1None 6-pin PCI-E 8-pin PCI-E None 8-pin PCI-E 8-pin PCI-E 8-pin PCI-E 8-pin PCI-E 8-pin PCI-E 8-pin PCI-E 8-pin PCI-E None 8-pin PCI-E 8-pin PCI-E 8-pin PCI-E 8-pin PCI-E
Plug 28-pin PCI-E 6-pin PCI-E 8-pin PCI-E 6-pin PCI-E 6-pin PCI-E 8-pin PCI-E 6-pin PCI-E 6-pin PCI-E 8-pin PCI-E 8-pin PCI-E
Dimensions
Length144.78 mm (5.7 in)241.3 mm (9.5 in)266.7 mm (10.5 in)144.78 mm (5.7 in)145 mm (5.7 in)269 mm (10.6 in)267 mm (10.5 in)269 mm (10.6 in)267 mm (10.5 in)267 mm (10.5 in)269 mm (10.6 in)229 mm (9.0 in)201 mm (7.9 in)267 mm (10.5 in)270 mm (10.6 in)293.9 mm (11.6 in)313 mm (12.3 in)
Height69 mm (2.7 in)111.76 mm (4.4 in)111.15 mm (4.4 in)69 mm (2.7 in)69 mm (2.7 in)114 mm (4.5 in)112 mm (4.4 in)114 mm (4.5 in)112 mm (4.4 in)112 mm (4.4 in)114 mm (4.5 in)113 mm (4.4 in)111.76 mm (4.4 in)116 mm (4.6 in)112 mm (4.4 in)112 mm (4.4 in)138 mm (5.4 in)
Width38 mm (1.5 in)42 mm (1.7 in)42 mm (1.7 in)42 mm (1.7 in)42 mm (1.7 in)42 mm (1.7 in)42 mm (1.7 in)41 mm (1.6 in)42 mm (1.7 in)42 mm (1.7 in)56 mm (2.2 in)56 mm (2.2 in)