New NVIDIA Quadro® SDI Solutions Combine Quadro™ FX 5600 Architecture With Professional Video Production Features

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New NVIDIA Quadro® SDI Solutions Combine Quadro™ FX 5600 Architecture With Professional Video Production Features

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Kelly Dove
NVIDIA Corporation
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SANTA CLARA, CA—OCTOBER 30, 2007—Broadcast, video and film professionals engaged in editing, compositing, and color grading can now benefit from the advanced features of new NVIDIA Quadro® FX 5600 SDI and Quadro™ FX 4600 SDI graphics cards. These next-generation graphics-to-video-out solutions from NVIDIA, which allow real-time rendering to become an integral part of the production work flow, feature 8-, 10- and 12-bit uncompressed SDI output in SD, HD, or 2K formats, Genlock support, improved 2D video compositing capabilities, 3D graphics and graphics processing unit (GPU) programmability, and more.

The NVIDIA Quadro FX 5600 SDI and Quadro FX 4600 SDI graphics solutions now also offer:


  • 2D Video Pass-Through Compositing —enables incoming video to be passed through and alpha composited, luma keyed or chromakeyed with the Quadro rendered graphics image on the outgoing SDI video

  • Large Frame Buffers —768 MB to 1.5 GB ultra-fast graphics frame buffer memory delivers high throughput for interactive visualization of large models and high-performance for real-time processing of textures and frames while enabling high-quality, full-scene antialiasing (FSAA)

  • 8K Texture and Render Processing —offers the ability to texture from and render to 8K x 8K surfaces

  • Next-Generation Vertex and Pixel Programmability —provides a higher level of performance and ultra-realistic effects using the Shader Model 4.0 standard, supporting OpenGL and DirectX 10 applications

  • Ancillary Data Support —allows an ancillary data channel for audio, timecodes, and more

Pricing and Availability

The Quadro FX 4600 SDI GPU has a MSRP of $5999 and the Quadro FX 5600 SDI GPU is being offered at a MSRP of $6999. NVIDIA Quadro technology solutions are widely available through leading system manufacturers, workstation system integrators, and NVIDIA channel partners such as PNY Technologies (US and EMEA), Leadtek (APAC) and Elsa (Japan). For more information about the complete lineup of NVIDIA Quadro GPU professional solutions, please visit


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Certain statements in this press release including, but not limited to, statements as to the benefits, features, performance and capabilities of NVIDIA Quadro FX 5600 SDI and Quadro FX 4600 SDI solutions, and the pricing and availability of NVIDIA Quadro solutions are forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause results to be materially different than expectations. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially include: delays in ramping new products into production; our reliance on third parties to manufacture, assemble, package and test our products; unexpected loss of performance of our products when used with partners’ products; the impact of technological development and competition; customer adoption of a competitor’s products; changes in industry standards and interfaces as well as other factors detailed from time to time in the reports NVIDIA files with the Securities and Exchange Commission including its Form 10-Q for the fiscal period ended July 29, 2007. Copies of reports filed with the SEC are posted on our website and are available from NVIDIA without charge. These forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and speak only as of the date hereof, and, except as required by law, NVIDIA disclaims any obligation to update these forward-looking statements to reflect future events or circumstances.


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