NVIDIA

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NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA) is a graphics card manufacturer. They produce GeForce and Quadro graphics cards.

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Products for Mac (Both CTO and Retail)

  • NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GS with 512 MB of GDDR3 SDRAM
  • NVIDIA Quadro FX 5600 with 1.5 GB of GDDR3 SDRAM
  • NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GT with 512 MB of GDDR3 SDRAM
  • NVIDIA Quadro FX 4500 with 512 MB of GDDR3 SDRAM
  • NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT with 128 MB, 256 MB or 512 MB of GDDR3 SDRAM
  • NVIDIA GeForce 7800 GT with 256 MB of GDDR3 SDRAM
  • NVIDIA GeForce 7300 GT with 128 MB or 256 MB of GDDR3 SDRAM
  • NVIDIA GeForce 6800 Ultra DDL with 256 MB of GDDR3 SDRAM
  • NVIDIA GeForce 6800 GT DDL with 256 MB of GDDR3 SDRAM
  • NVIDIA GeForce 6600 with 256 MB of GDDR SDRAM
  • NVIDIA GeForce 6600 LE with 128 MB of GDDR SDRAM
  • NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200 Ultra with 64 MB of DDR SDRAM
  • NVIDIA GeForce4 Titanium with 128 MB of DDR SDRAM
  • NVIDIA GeForce4 MX with 64 MB of DDR SDRAM
  • NVIDIA GeForce2 MX with 32 MB

Usage In Current Macs

The Mac Pro has BTO options of a GeForce 8800 GT or the workstation graphics card - the Quadro FX 5600. Meanwhile, the Macbook Pro uses the NVIDIA 8600M GT with 256MB VRAM for the low-spec 15" model and 512MB VRAM for all other models since February of 2008.

Competitors

NVIDIA's main competitor is ATI, who produce Radeon and Fire graphics cards.

Links

NVIDIA website