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PNY Technologies - nVIDIA Quadro 4000 for Mac Display Card
B&H# PNQ4000M Mfr# VCQ4000MAC-PB
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Product Highlights
  • Dual-Link DVI + DisplayPort + Stereo
  • 2GB GDDR5 RAM
  • PCI Express 2.0 x16
  • CUDA Support
  • HDCP Compliance
  • Mac Compatibility
  • Works in Windows via Boot Camp
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The nVIDIA Quadro 4000 for Mac Display Card from PNY is a professional graphics card, intended for use in Apple's Mac Pro computer workstation. The card installs in an available PCI Express 2.0 x16 slot. It is compatible with the Early 2008, Early 2009, and Mid 2010 revisions of the Mac Pro. Mac OS X Snow Leopard (10.6.5) is required. Mac owners who use Windows via Boot Camp will also be able to take advantage of the card's features.

The Quadro is designed to accelerate professional applications that are used to produce 3D graphics. Its CUDA Parallel Computing Architecture can be leveraged by many popular programming languages -- including C/C++ and Fortran. This allows you to create custom applications that are tightly integrated with the GPU.

The card features a Dual-Link DVI output and a DisplayPort output, each of which can drive a high-resolution digital display. It also features a 3D stereo output, which allows you to use the card to output true 3D graphics.

GPU Features

Next-Generation nVIDIA CUDA Architecture
Breakthrough nVIDIA Fermi architecture incorporates CUDA parallel computing capabilities and advanced visualization to deliver performance that greatly accelerates professional workflows.
nVIDIA Scalable Geometry Engine
Scalable engines dramatically improve geometry performance across a broad range of CAD, DCC and medical applications, enabling you to work interactively with models and scenes that are an order of magnitude more complex than ever before.
Large Framebuffers with Ultra-Fast Bandwidth
Large GPU memory with fast bandwidth accelerates the display of complex models and scenes, allowing you to perform complex computation on large datasets.
nVIDIA Parallel DataCache
Parallel DataCache supports a true cache hierarchy combined with on-chip shared memory. L1 and L2 caches drive exceptional throughput, accelerating features such as real-time ray tracing, physics and texture filtering.
nVIDIA GigaThread Engine
The GigaThread Engine provides up to ten times faster context switching compared to previous generation architectures, concurrent kernel execution, and improved thread block scheduling.
Fast 3D Texture Transfer
Fast transfer and manipulation of 3D textures results in more interactive visualization of large volumetric datasets.
Hardware 3D Window Clipping
Hardware accelerated clip regions (data transfer mechanism between a window and the frame buffer) improve overall graphics performance by increasing transfer speed between the color buffer and frame buffer.

Image Quality

Full-Scene Antialiasing (FSAA)
Up to 64x FSAA dramatically reduces visual aliasing artifacts or "jaggies," resulting in unparalleled image quality and highly realistic scenes.
GPU Tessellation with Shader Model 5.0
Quadro Tessellation Engine automatically generates finely detailed geometry, for cinematic quality environments and scenes, without sacrificing performance.
16K Texture and Render Processing
The card boasts the ability to texture from and render to 16K x 16K surfaces -- beneficial for applications that demand the highest resolution and quality image processing.
nVIDIA High Precision High Dynamic Range (HDR) Technology
The Quadro sets new standards for image clarity and quality through floating point capabilities in shading, filtering, texturing, and blending. It enables unprecedented rendered image quality for visual effects processing.

Display Features

High-Quality Display Connectors
Use the card to drive ultra-high-resolution panels, producing phenomenal photorealistic image quality from a range of display connectors. It support two active connectors including, dual-link DVI with up to 3840 x 2400 at 24Hz on each panel, DisplayPort with up to up to 2560 x 1600, or HDMI for integrated audio and video through the GPU.
30-bit Color Fidelity
30-bit color fidelity (10-bits per color) enables billions rather than millions of color variations for rich, vivid image quality with the broadest dynamic range.
OpenGL Quad Buffered Stereo Support
OpenGL Quad Buffered Stereo offers professional applications the capability of smooth and immersive 3D Stereo experience.
3D Stereo Synchronization
Use 3D Stereo Synchronization to enable robust control of the stereo effect through a dedicated 3-pin mini-din connection between the graphics card and 3D stereo hardware. It is supported via an optional 3-pin mini-din connector.

Software Support

Programming the CUDA Parallel Computing Architecture
CUDA allows for 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 is accelerating techniques like ray tracing, video and image processing, and computation fluid dynamics.
Cg Programming
The programmable GPU leverages Cg high-level, open-standard shading language to enable the creation and integration of real-time photorealistic effects into 3D models, scenes and designs.
Accelerated Performance for Microsoft Windows Professional Applications
Experience native Quadro GPU accelerated 3D graphics performance and features when using Apple Boot Camp.

Industry Standard

PCI Express 2.0 Compliant
PCI Express 2.0 doubles the data transfer rate up to 5GT/sec per lane for an aggregate bandwidth of 16GB/sec bi-directional (8GB/sec in each direction).
Ultra-Quiet Design
Feel free to use the card in sound-sensitive environments. It outputs less than 28db of noise!
Stream Processors nVIDIA Quadro 4000
Memory Amount 2GB
Memory Bandwidth 89.6GB/sec
Memory Type GDDR5
Memory Interface 256-bit
Bus Type PCI Express 2.0
Bus Speed x16
Rendering Pipelines 256 CUDA parallel processing cores
Maximum Resolution 3840 x 2400 @ 24Hz via Dual-Link DVI
2560 x 1600 @ 60Hz via DisplayPort
2048 x 1536 @ 85Hz via VGA via optional adapter
Connectors 1x DisplayPort
1x Dual-Link DVI-I
1x mini-DIN via included Stereo Connector Bracket (3D Stereo)
Multiple Display Configuration 2x Simultaneous Displays
Thermal Solution Active
3D Graphics Architecture
  • Scalable geometry architecture
  • Hardware tessellation engine
  • nVIDIA GigaThread engine with dual copy engines
  • Shader Model 5.0 (OpenGL 4.0 and DirectX 11)
  • Optimized compiler for Cg and Microsoft HLSL
  • Up to 16K x 16K texture and render processing
  • Transparent multisampling and super sampling
  • 16x angle independent anisotropic filtering
  • 128-bit floating point performance
  • 32-bit per-component floating point texture filtering and blending
  • 64x full scene antialiasing (FSAA)
  • Decode acceleration for MPEG-2, MPEG-4 Part 2 Advanced Simple Profile, H.264, MVC, VC1, DivX (version 3.11 and later), and Flash (10.1 and later)
  • Blu-ray dual-stream hardware acceleration (supporting HD picture-in-picture playback)
nVIDIA CUDA Parallel Processing Architecture
  • API support includes:
    • CUDA C, CUDA C++, DirectCompute 5.0, OpenCL, Java, Python, and Fortran
  • nVIDIA Parallel DataCache hierarchy (configurable L1 and unified L2 caches)
  • 64KB of RAM (configurable partitioning of shared memory and L1 cache)
  • Full IEEE 754-2008 - 32-bit and high performance 64-bit double precision
  • Dual Warp Scheduler (schedules and dispatches simultaneously instructions from two independent warps)
Advanced Display Features
  • 30-bit color (10-bit per each red, green, blue channel)
  • Support for any combination of two connected displays
  • Single DisplayPort (up to 2560 x 1600 @ 60Hz and 1920 x 1200 @ 120Hz)
  • Dual-link DVI-I output (up to 2560 x 1600 @ 60Hz and 1920 x 1200 @ 120Hz)
  • Internal 400 MHz DAC DVI-I output (analog display up to 2048 x 1536 @ 85Hz)
  • DisplayPort to VGA, DisplayPort to DVI (single-link and dual-link) and DisplayPort to HDMI cables (resolution support based on dongle specifications)
  • DisplayPort 1.1a, HDMI 1.3a, and HDCP support
  • 10-bit internal display processing
  • 3D DLP, Interleaved, and other 3D stereo format support
  • Full OpenGL quad buffered stereo support
  • Underscan/overscan compensation and hardware scaling
DisplayPort and HDMI Digital Audio
  • Support for the following audio modes:
    • Dolby Digital (AC3), DTS 5.1, Multi-channel (7.1) LPCM, Dolby Digital Plus (DD+), and MPEG-2/MPEG-4 AAC
  • Data rates of 44.1kHz, 48kHz, 88.2kHz, 96kHz, 176kHz, and 192kHz
  • Word sizes of 16-bit, 20-bit, and 24-bit
APIs OpenGL (Mac and Windows), DirectX 11 (Windows), CUDA and OpenCL, DirectCompute (Windows)
System Requirements Computer: Mac Pro 3,1 (Early 2008), 4,1 (Early 2009), or 5,1 (Mid 2010)
Operating System: Mac OS X 10.6.5; Windows XP (32/64-bit), Vista (32/64-bit), and 7 (32/64-bit) supported via Boot Camp
Hardware: Available PCI Express 2.0 x16 slot; Card consumes up to 142W of system power
Dimensions 4.4 x 9.5" (11.1 x 24.1cm) (Single Slot Solution)
PNY Technologies nVIDIA Quadro 4000 for Mac Display Card
  • Stereo Connector Bracket
  • DisplayPort to DVI Adapter
  • DisplayPort to Mini DisplayPort Adapter
  • DVI to VGA Adapter
  • Auxiliary Power Connector Cable
  • Software Installation CD (Includes Quick Start Guide & Installation Guide PDFs)
  • 3-Year Limited Warranty