NVIDIA Brings Quadro FX 3600M Professional GPU to Mobile Computing

21 Feb, 2008

Company says notebook users can now enjoy performance and advanced features previously available only on desktop systems.

NVIDIA introduced the NVIDIA Quadro FX 3600M professional GPU for notebook and laptop workstations. The graphics solution incorporates a new level of graphics performance and advanced visual computing for designers, engineers, and scientists who demand the functionality of a desktop workstation on a notebook platform, the company states.

"Design professionals, who rely on the high performance and advanced features of NVIDIA Quadro graphics in a desktop workstation, can also experience this same level of performance in a notebook workstation," said Jeff Brown, general manager, Professional Solutions, NVIDIA. "With the new NVIDIA Quadro FX 3600M GPU, the notebook becomes a powerful workstation, allowing professionals to work anywhere, anytime without sacrificing graphics quality or performance."

"The HP Compaq 8710w mobile workstation, with the new NVIDIA Quadro FX 3600M GPU, is our most powerful mobile workstation to date," added Dan Forlenza, vice-president, Business Notebooks, HP. "The implementation of high-performance features such as CUDA and Shader Model 4.0 technology on the mobile GPU, gives professionals the workstation-caliber processing and graphics performance they need to go wherever their work takes them."

The new platform reportedly delivers uniform features, which include Shader Model 4.0, CUDA technology and GPU computing for visualization. According to the company, the Quadro FX 3600M is engineered to deliver high performance and visualization of extensive datasets with extremely high image quality in an ISV-certified notebook platform and is available as a fully qualified MXM v2.1A type-III form factor mobile workstation graphics board with the following features:

  • 512 MB G-DDR3 memory
  • 256-bit memory interface
  • 51.2 GBps graphic memory bandwidth
  • OpenGL 2.1, Shader Model 4.0, and DirectX 10
  • PowerMizer adaptive power management tools

The NVIDIA Quadro FX notebook solutions are available through OEMs including HP, Dell, Lenovo, Fujitsu Japan, and FSC and through workstation systems integrators. For more information about NVIDIA professional Quadro solutions, visit the NVIDIA Web site.