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NVIDIA Quadro FX 3400 (PCI Express)

The Quadro FX 3400 of nVidia/PNY for PCI Express.

A PCI Express model from INVIDIA, which was specially developed for the workstation market, currently costs around $1,300. The card is based on the NV45GL, which operates at 350 MHz. Due to the architectural differences between NV35GL and NV45GL, there is a similar difference in capacity as between GeForce FX and GeForce 6-Series.

In addition to which, GDDR3 memory is already used with the FX 3400, which can handle 425 MHz.

The Quadro FX 3400 operates at 16x PCIE lines.

  • bgd73
    hey thanks for this. There is errors in the test, especially in memory speed of xeons, in fact, it is ridiculous. I am going for older 7525 chipset in CEB motherboard...these machines are just getting started. I be sure to go for HT. thanks.