NVIDIA Unveils Powerful Pascal-Based Quadro GP100
Ashley Allen / 2 years ago
NVIDIA has revealed its latest range of Quadro graphics card, designed for workstations – all featuring Pascal GPU architecture – and the premier model, the Quadro GP100, will provide enough power to turn a PC into a supercomputer, the company says.
The GP100 features:
- 16GB HBM2 memory
- 3,584 CUDA cores
- 224 texture units
- Boost clock of ~1,430MHz
- 4096-bit memory bus width
- 4GHz memory speed
- Memory bandwidth of 720GB/s
- 235W TDP
The GP100 is joined by the less powerful P4000, P2000, P1000, P600, and P400 cards, all containing Pascal GPUs. NVIDIA extols the virtues of its new Quadro Pascal range for workstation computing, boasting of the following features and uses:
- Unify simulation, HPC, rendering and design– The GP100 combines unprecedented double precision performance with 16GB of high-bandwidth memory (HBM2) so users can conduct simulations during the design process and gather realistic multiphysics simulations faster than ever before. Customers can combine two GP100 GPUs with NVLink™ technology and scale to 32GB of HBM2 to create a massive visual computing solution on a single workstation.
- Explore deep learning– The GP100 provides more than 20 TFLOPS of 16-bit floating point precision computing — making it an ideal development platform to enable deep learning in Windows and Linux environments.
- Incorporate VR into design and simulation workflows– The “VR Ready” Quadro GP100 and P4000 have the power to create detailed, lifelike, immersive environments. Larger, more complex designs can be experienced at scale.
- Reap the benefits of photorealistic design– Pascal-based Quadro GPUs can render photorealistic images more than 18 times faster than a CPU.
- Create expansive visual workspaces– Visualize data in high resolution and HDR color on up to four 5K displays.
- Build massive digital signage configurations cost effectively– Up to 32 4K displays can be configured through a single chassis by combining up to eight P4000 GPUs and two Quadro Sync II cards.
“Professional workflows are now infused with artificial intelligence, virtual reality and photorealism, creating new challenges for our most demanding users,” Bob Pette, Vice President of Professional Visualization at NVIDIA, said. “Our new Quadro lineup provides the graphics and compute performance required to address these challenges. And, by unifying compute and design, the Quadro GP100 transforms the average desktop workstation with the power of a supercomputer.”