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NVIDIA Workstation Performance: Windows vs. Linux vs. Solaris

[ Thanks to Michael Larabel for
this link. ]

“Earlier this week we previewed the Quadro FX1700, which is one
of NVIDIA’s mid-range workstation graphics cards that is based upon
the G84GL core that in turn is derived from the consumer-class
GeForce 8600 series. This PCI Express graphics card offers 512MB of
video memory with two dual-link DVI connections and support for
OpenGL 2.1 while maintaining a maximum power consumption of just 42
Watts. As we mentioned in the preview article, we would be looking
at this graphics card’s performance not only under Linux but also
testing this workstation solution in both Microsoft Windows and
Sun’s Solaris. In this article today, we are doing just that as we
test the NVIDIA Quadro FX1700 512MB with each of these operating
systems and their respective binary display drivers…”


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