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Scan code: LN38089 Manufacturer code: VCQ290NVS-PCIEX1

PNY Quadro NVS 290 256MB PCI-E Graphics Card Passive OEM

256MB PNY Quadro NVS 290, PCI-E (x1), 64Bit, GDDR2, DMS-59, Workstation Video Card OEM with cable

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Scan code: LN38089 Manufacturer code: VCQ290NVS-PCIEX1
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Product Overview PNY NVIDIA Quadro NVS 290 VCQ290NVS-PCIEX1-PB 256MB GDDR2 PCI Express x1 Workstation Video Card

NVIDIA Quadro NVS 290 by PNY Technologies dual-display business graphics solution delivers a reliable platform for a stable environment. Featuring optimized GPU performance and built for Microsoft Vista, Quadro NVS 290 offers compatibility with industry-leading business applications.

PCI Express Support
The NVS 290 for x1 PCIE is specifically designed to deliver outstanding 2D graphics performance when installed in an x1 PCIE slot. If more than two monitors are required this board can be used in conjunction with the NVS 290 for x16 PCIE card to support a total of four displays (PNYPN VCQ290NVS-PCIEX16-PB). NVIDIA Quadro NVS 290 x 1 provides a robust system management tool for easy deployment and maintenance across mixed environments, including financial institutions, emergency call centers, digital signage systems, and other mission-critical environments.

Key Features and Benefits
Essential for Microsoft Windows 7/Vista
Offering an enriched 3D user interface, increased application performance, and the highest image quality, NVIDIA Quadro graphics boards and NVIDIA OpenGL ICD drivers are optimized for 32- and 64-bit architectures to enable the Windows Vista experience.

256MB DDR2 Frame Buffer memory
Delivers high throughput for interactive visualization of large models and high-performance for real time processing of large textures and frames and enables the highest quality and resolution full-scene antialiasing (FSAA).

Low-Profile Form Factor
Enables support for small form factor systems.

nView Multi-Display Technology (available spring, 2008)
The NVIDIA nView hardware and software technology combination delivers maximum flexibility for multi-display options, and provides unprecedented end-user control of the desktop experience. NVIDIA GPUs are designed to support multi-displays.

NVIDIA PureVideo Technology
NVIDIA PureVideo technology is the combination of high-definition video processors and software that delivers unprecedented picture clarity, smooth video, accurate color, and precise image scaling for SD and HD video content. Features include, high-quality scaling, spatial temporal de-interlacing, inverse telecine, and high quality HD video playback from Blu-Ray or HD-DVD.

High Performance Display Outputs
400MHz RAMDACs and two DVI-I connectors drive both analog and digital displays, with single-link TMDS transmitters supporting high-resolution digital panels (up to 1920 x 1200 @ 60Hz) -- which result in amazing image quality producing detailed photorealistic images.

Ultimate Image Quality
Quadro NVS graphics products deliver the industry’s best image quality, sharpness and pixel tracking for analog LCDs, DLPs and plasma displays with resolutions up to 2048 x 1536 at 75Hz.

Fanless Design
With a passive heatsink, accoustics is not a problem to achieve a quieter desktop environment.

Unified Driver Architecture
The NVIDIA UDA guarantees forward and backward compatibility with software drivers. Simplifies upgrading to a new NVIDIA product because the latest driver supports all current NVIDIA products Features Highlights PNY NVIDIA Quadro NVS 290 VCQ290NVS-PCIEX1-PB Workstation Graphics Card. Memory Size: 256MB DDR2. Memory Interface: 64-bit. Bus Interface: PCI Express x1.
Product Specifications Bus Interface: PCI Express x1
Memory Size: 256MB DDR2
Memory Interface: 64-bit
Form Factor: Small Form Factor (2.731” (H) x 6.6” (L))
Display Connectors: DMS-59 (1)
Max. Displays per Board: 2
Max Digital Display Support: 1920x1200
Max Analog Display Support: 2048x1536
Power & Cooling: 21W – Passive heatsink thermal management
nView Enabled: Yes
DVI Links: 2 single-link DVI-I connectors via DMS-59 to dual DVI-I adapter cable
Analog Displays VGA: 2 VGA connectors via DVI-I to VGA adapters
NVIDIA Quadro NVS 290 by PNY for x1 PCIE Architecture 128-bit color precision
Unlimited fragment instruction
Unlimited vertex instruction
3D volumetric texture support
12 pixels per clock rendering engine
3rd generation occlusion culling
16 textures per pixel in fragment programs
Window ID clipping functionality
Hardware accelerated line stippling
Display Resolution Support Single-link DVI-I output drives digital displays at resolutions up to 1920 x 1200 @ 60Hz
Internal 400MHz DACs drive two analog displays up to 2048 x 1536 at 85Hz
nView Multi-Display Technology Hardware and software technology combination delivers maximum flexibility for multi-display options, and provides unprecedented end-user control of the desktop experience.

Supported Operating Systems Microsoft Windows Vista (64-bit and 32-bit)
Microsoft Windows XP (64-bit and 32-bit)
Microsoft Windows 2000 (32-bit)
Windows 7 32/64 Bit
Linux – full OpenGL implementation with NVIDIA and ARB extensions (64-bit and 32-bit)
AMD64, Intel EM64T
Minimum System Requirements PC compatible with Intel Pentium® 4/Xeon or AMD Opteron class processor or higher
Open PCI Express x1 slot
Microsoft Windows7/ Vista, XP, 2000, or Linux
512MB system memory
50MB of available disk space for full installation
CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive
VGA or DVI-I compatible display

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