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Old 03-05-2013, 10:32 PM   #1
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Arrow New Nvidia Quadro Series K5000, K4000, K2000, K600

http://www.anandtech.com/show/6813/...000-k2000d-k600

So there it is, new Quadro's... yay... I imagine its all going to come down to the drivers and or support but based on the specs alone these things look seriously overpriced (which is to be expected I suppose). The K4000 has a core clock of 800MHz with 768 CUDA cores and 3GB while its comparative cousin the GTX 680 has a core clock of 1006MHz and 1536 CUDA cores (not mentioning of course the newly announced GTX Titan). Also somewhat surprisingly the K4000 only has a 192-bit memory bus width.

Hopefully now that Quadros will be sharing the Kepler architecture with their GTX siblings we'll see some better driver support in the near future.

Anyways look forward to hearing your guys's thoughts.
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Old 03-06-2013, 01:32 AM   #2
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Just as I bought a new W530 with a k2000m, too... :X
 
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K4000 looks like the more similar to a GTX660Ti with that smaller bus. So 4x the cost? That's about normal for Quadros. I took a calculated risk on my last workstation build because I'm only semi-pro and couldn't justify the outlay. So far, knock on wood, so good. Besides for some maya particles weirdness, the 660Ti is functioning adequately. Until this, I'd always used Quadros, because that was the accepted wisdom. Not so sure anymore. For saving that much cash, I'm willing to make the experiment.
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if they used same spec cards for gaming, all those GHz and everything AND drivers for quadros than maybe difference would mid.. but using slower weaker spec cards with better drivers and charging like 4-5 times more... cmon.
but as long as there are companies that are buying htey will keep doing this,.. just recently saw interesting graph with pro cards making something like 5-10% of sae compared to game cards but also at the same time bringing like 30-40% income from sales ... don't hold me on numbers but something like that.
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The K4000 is sexy. Small, not much power consumption and good.
 
Old 03-13-2013, 11:29 AM   #6
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I have two quadros 4000 sitting on secondary pci. I am not going down that route again unless there is some serious improvement from Nvidia. Huge memory, great performance ... Currently the 4000 is slower than the 150 gtx 660 in almost every aspect.
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