NVIDIA unveils first graphics card to use 4GB of RAM

by admin November 11, 2008 at 12:56 pm

NVIDIA announced its latest Quadro graphics card today, called the FX 5800. The card goes into the Quadro line, which features some of the most expensive graphics cards to roll off big green’s assembly lines.

The FX 5800 keeps up that tradition, coming in with an MSRP of $3,499. That much loot buys you the industry’s first graphics card to use 4GB of graphics memory. In addition to sporting more RAM than any two of NVIDIA’s gamer-oriented graphics cards, the FX 5800 offers up to 240 CUDA programmable parallel processing cores.

Read more: arstechnica.com