The NVIDIA Quadro K5000 4GB GDDR5 PCIe Graphics Card from PNY Technologies takes advantage of NVIDIA Kepler architecture to dramatically accelerate professional applications. You get greater levels of interaction when designing with the most complex models, richer scene details and effects for content creation, and faster results when processing massive datasets. Plus, the Quadro K5000 features a wide range of innovative features. These include, SMX, a new streaming multi-processor engine, for increased per-clock throughput of key graphics operations, bindless textures enabling the GPU to reference textures directly in memory, and support for up to four displays for driving high resolution large-scale visualization solutions.
The Quadro K5000 comes equipped with 1,536 CUDA cores along with 4GB/256bit of GDDR5 memory for enhanced computational power. The variety of display connectors including both DVI-I and DVI-D reduce confusion when attempting to connect to a variety of displays. This PCI Express compatible graphics card also supports single precision computing performance of 2.1 teraflops and a max power consumption of 122W.
- GPU Performance Features
NVIDIA CUDA Architecture
Parallel-computing architecture that tightly integrates advanced visualization and compute features to significantly accelerate professional workflows.
NVIDIA Scalable Geometry Engine
Dramatically improves geometry performance across a broad range of CAD, DCC, and medical applications, enabling you to work interactively with models and scenes.
Large Framebuffers with Ultra-Fast Bandwidth
Large GPU memory with fast bandwidth for display of complex models and scenes, as well as computation of large datasheets.
Dual Copy Engines
Enables the enhanced rates of parallel data processing and concurrent throughput between the GPU and host, accelerating techniques such as ray tracing, color grading and physical simulation.
Increases the number of unique textures available to shaders at run-time, enabling a variety of different materials and richer texture detail in scenes.
- NVIDIA SMX
Dedicated H.264 encoding engine that remains independent of the 3D/Computing pipeline and delivers faster than real-time performance for transcoding, video editing, and other encoding applications.
Nearly Silent Design
Silent cooling design enables acoustics lower than 28db enabling you to maintain a quiet desktop environment
- Image Quality
Full-Scene Antialiasing (FSAA)
Up to 64X FSAA (up to 128x with SLI) for reducing visual aliasing artifacts or "jaggles," resulting in improved image quality and highly realistic scenes.
NVIDIA FXAA and TXAA
Reduces visible aliasing and delivers higher image quality without the performance hit by harnessing the power of the GPU's CUDA cores and AA film-style techniques.
GPU Tessellation with Shader Model 5.0
Quadro Tessellation Engines automatically generate finely detailed geometry for cinematic quality environments and scenes, without sacrificing performance.
16K Texture and Render Processing
Texture from and render to 16K x 16K surfaces. Beneficial for applications that demand the highest resolution and quality image processing.
- Display Features
NVIDIA Quadro Mosaic Technology
Enables transparent scaling of the desktop and applications across up to 16 displays from 4 GPUs from a single workstation while delivering full performance and image quality.
The integrated display engine drives up to four displays simultaneously and fully supports Display Port 1.2 standard capable of resolutions such as 3840x2160 @60Hz, making it easy to deploy multiple displays across a desktop, build an expansive digital signage wall, or create a sophisticated stereoscopic 3D CAVE environment.
NVIDIA nView Advanced Desktop Software
This software delivers maximum flexibility for single large display or multi-display options, providing end-user control of the desktop experience for increased productivity.
DisplayPort 1.2 Support (with Audio)
Compact and secure DisplayPort 1.2 connectors support multi-stream technology, stream cloning and high-resolution panels (up to 3840x2160 @60Hz). This enables maximum range, resolution, refresh rate, and color depth designed to support various display technologies.
30-bit Color Fidelity
Enables billions of color variations for rich, vivid image quality with one of the broadest dynamic ranges.(10 bits per color
Quadro Digital Video Pipeline
Supports uncompressed 8-, 10-, 12-bit SDI via optional Quadro SDI Capture and Quadro SDI Output cards.
Ensures image and frame synchronization between up to four GPUs when running Quadro Mosaic or independent GPUs in cluster. Quadro Sync also allows synchronization to an external timing source (also known as genlock or house sync). Quadro Sync enables advanced visualization systems to scale the resolution of the display surface with multiple projectors or displays with standard applications or applications designed for clusters.
NVIDIA 3D Vision and 3D Vision Pro
Advanced active shutter glasses that deliver crystal-clear stereoscopic 3D visualization for the most immersive experience. Infrared (3D Vision) or RF (3D Vision Pro) technology enable a range of immersive environments from your desktop workstation to collaborative work spaces. 3D Vision and 3D Vision Pro are sold separately.
OpenGL Quad Buffered Stereo Support
Provides a smooth and immersive 3D Stereo experience for professional applications.
Professional 3D Stereo Synchronization
Enables control of stereo effect through a dedicated three-pin mini-din connection to directly synchronize 3D stereo hardware to Quadro graphics card.
- Software Support
NVIDIA CUDA Parallel Computing Architecture
Quadro solutions leverage general-purpose GPU computing using standard programming languages like C/C++ and Fortran, and emerging APIs such as OpenCL and Direct Compute. This broad adoption of CUDA accelerates techniques like ray tracing, video and image processing, and computation fluid dynamics.
NVIDIA GPUDirect capability increases compute performance when data throughout or latency reduction are key considerations by allowing direct access to GPU memory by 3rd-party devices such a sSDI video adapters, NICs, and SSDs.
NVIDIA GPUDirect for Video
NVIDIA GPUDirect for Video technology allows 3rd party hardware to communicate directly with NVIDIA GPUs. By taking advantage of this new API the former issues of introducing too much delay or latency are gone. With NVIDIA GPUDirect for Video, devices are fully synchronized and the CPU doesn't waste cycles copying data between device drivers.
- Multi-GPU Technology
NVIDIA Maximus Technology
NVIDIA Maximus-powered workstations combine the visualization and interactive design capability of NVIDIA GPUs and the high-performance computing power of NVIDIA Tesla GPUs and the high-performance computing power of NVIDIA Tesla GPUs into a single workstation.
NVIDIA SLI Technology
Leverages multiple GPUs to dynamically scale graphics performance, enhance image quality, expand display real estate, and assemble a fully virtualized system. Available on SLI-certified workstations and servers only.