NVIDIA® Quadro® 6000 SDI by PNY – Ultimate Integrated Graphics to Video Solution for Broadcast, Video and Film
Offering 6 GB of GDDR5 graphics memory, 448 NVIDIA CUDA™ parallel processing cores and built on the innovative Fermi architecture, the NVIDIA Quadro 6000 SDI by PNY is a true technological breakthrough delivering excellent performance across a broad range of broadcast, video and film pre- and post-production applications that require the compositing of 3D or other computer generated graphics in real-time with 2K, HD and SD video.
The Quadro 6000 offers ECC memory and fast double precision to ensure the accuracy and fidelity of your work, while the Quadro SDI Output card allows broadcast, video and film production, post-production, and finishing professionals to preview the results of 3D compositing, editing, and color grading in real-time on high definition broadcast monitors. The 8-, 10-, or 12-bit SDI generated from programmable graphics enables a direct connection to broadcast monitors, switchers, take decks, or SDI projectors.
|GPU Memory Size
||6 GB GDDR5
|CUDA Parallel Processing Cores
|ECC (Error Correcting Code)
|High Performance Double Precision
|Quadro 6000 Display Connectors
||DVI-I DL + DP + DP + ST
|Quadro SDI Output Card Connectors
||2 SDI Outputs, Fill and Key (BNCs) + Genlock (BNC)
|PNY Part #
PNY provides unsurpassed service and commitment to its professional graphics customers offering: 3 year warranty, pre and post sales support, dedicated Quadro Field Application engineers and direct tech support hot lines. In addition, PNY delivers a complete solution including the appropriate adapters, cables, brackets, driver CD and documentation to ensure a quick and successful install.
3D Graphics Architecture
||6 GB GDDR5
|CUDA Parallel Processing Cores
|High Performance Double Precision
|ECC (Error Correcting Code)
|Quadro 6000 Power Consumption
|SDI Output Card Power Consumption
|Quadro 6000 Physical Dimensions
||4.376" H x 9.75" L Dual Slot
|SDI Output Card Physical Dimensions
||3.875" H x 6.60" L Single Slot
|Quadro 5000 Display Connectors
||DVI-I DL + DP + DP + ST
|Number of Displays Supported
|SDI Output Card Connectors
||3 BNC (SDI Fill, SDI Key, Genlock)
|Quadro 6000 Graphics Bus
||PCI Express 2.0 x16
|Quadro SDI Output Graphics Bus
||Any available slot
|Quadro 6000 Thermal Solution
|Quadro SDI Output Thermal Solution
|3D Vision Pro
||Support via 3-pin Mini-DIN
|Maximum Digital Resolution
||2560 x 1600 at 60Hz
||OpenGL 4.1, DirectX 11 and Shader Model 5.0
||NVIDIA CUDA, DirectCompute and OpenCL
||3 Year Warranty
|PNY Part Number
NVIDIA CUDA Parallel Processing Architecture
- Scalable geometry architecture
- Hardware tessellation engine
- NVIDIA® GigaThread™ engine with dual copy engines
- Shader Model 5.0 (OpenGL 4.0 and DirectX 11)
- Optimized compiler for Cg and Microsoft HLSL
- Up to 16K x16K texture and render processing
- Transparent multisampling and super sampling
- 16x angle independent anisotropic filtering
- 128-bit floating point performance
- 32-bit per-component floating point texture filtering and blending
- 64x full scene antialiasing (FSAA)/128x FSAA in SLI Mode
- Decode acceleration for MPEG-2, MPEG-4 Part 2 Advanced Simple Profile, H.264, MVC, VC1, DivX (version 3.11 and later), and Flash (10.1 and later)
- DivX (version 3.11 and later), and Flash (10.1 and later)
- Blu-ray dual-stream hardware acceleration (supporting HD picture-in-picture playback)
Advanced Display Features
- API support includes:
- CUDA C, CUDA C++, DirectCompute 5.0, OpenCL, Java, Python, and Fortran
- NVIDIA® Parallel DataCache™ hierarchy (configurable L1 and unified L2 caches)
- Error correction codes (ECC) memory
- 64 KB of RAM (configurable partitioning of shared memory and L1 cache)
- Full IEEE 754-2008 - 32-bit and high performance 64-bit double precision
- Dual Warp Scheduler (schedules and dispatches simultaneously instructions from two independent warps)
DisplayPort and HDMI Digital Audio
- 30-bit color (10-bit per each red, green, blue channel)
- Support for any combination of two connected displays
- Dual DisplayPort (up to 2560 x 1600 @ 60Hz and 1920x1200 @ 120Hz)
- Dual-link DVI-I output (up to 2560 x 1600 @ 60Hz and 1920x1200 @ 120Hz)
- Internal 400 MHz DAC DVI-I output (analog display up to 2048 x 1536 @ 85Hz)
- DisplayPort to VGA, DisplayPort to DVI (single-link and dual-link) and DisplayPort to HDMI cables (resolution support based on dongle specifications)
- DisplayPort 1.1a, HDMI 1.3a, and HDCP support
- 10-bit internal display processing (hardware support for 10-bit scanout for both windowed desktop and full screen, only available on Windows and Linux with Aero disabled)
- NVIDIA® 3D Vision™ technology, 3D DLP, Interleaved, and other 3D stereo format support
- Full OpenGL quad buffered stereo support
- Underscan/overscan compensation and hardware scaling
- NVIDIA® nView® multi-display technology
Minimum System Requirements
- Support for the following audio modes:
- Dolby Digital (AC3), DTS 5.1, Multi-channel (7.1) LPCM, Dolby Digital Plus (DD+), andMPEG-2/MPEG-4 AAC
- Data rates of 44.1 KHz, 48 KHz, 88.2 KHz, 96 KHz, 176 KHz, and 192 KHz
- Word sizes of 16-bit, 20-bit, and 24-bit
- Windows® 7, Vista®, XP SP3 or Linux®
- PCIe x16 expansion slot for Quadro 6000
- Any open slot for SDI Output Card
- 1GB or more of system memory, 2GB recommended
- Blu-ray, DVD-ROM or CD-ROM drive
- DisplayPort, DVI, VGA, or SDI compatible display(s)
Next-Generation NVIDIA® CUDA™ Architecture
Breakthrough NVIDIA CUDA parallel computing architecture, code named Fermi, tightly integrates advanced visualization and compute features delivering performance that greatly accelerates professional workflows.
NVIDIA Parallel DataCache™
Supports a true cache hierarchy combined with on-chip shared memory. L1 and L2 caches drive exceptional throughput, accelerating features such as real-time ray tracing, physics and texture filtering.
6 GB of GDDR5 Memory with Ultra-Fast Bandwidth
Industry's first GPU with 6 GB of memory and memory bandwidth of 144 GB/s for display of large models and complex scenes, as well as computation of massive datasets.
Fast 64-Bit Floating Point Precision
Industry's fastest double precision floating point performance enabling accurate results on mission-critical applications, including computer-aided-design, finite element analysis to computational fluid dynamics.
Error Correcting Code (ECC) Memory
Meets strict requirements for mission critical applications with uncompromised computing accuracy and reliability for workstations. Offers protection of data in memory to enhance application data integrity.
NVIDIA GigaThread™ Engine
Provides up to 10x faster context switching compared to previous generation architectures, concurrent kernel execution, and improved thread block scheduling.
Dual Copy Engines
Enables the highest rates of parallel data processing and concurrent throughput between the GPU and host, accelerating techniques such as ray tracing, color grading and physical simulation.
NVIDIA Scalable Geometry Engine™
Dramatically improves geometry performance across a broad range of CAD, DCC and medical applications, enabling you to work interactively with models and scenes that are an order of magnitude more complex than ever before.
Fast 3D Texture Transfer
Fast transfer and manipulation of 3D textures resulting in more interactive visualization of large volumetric datasets.
Hardware 3D Window Clipping
Hardware accelerated clip regions (data transfer mechanism between a window and the frame buffer) improve overall graphics performance by increasing transfer speed between color buffer and frame buffer.
Unified Driver Architecture (UDA)
The NVIDIA UDA guarantees forward and backward compatibility with software drivers. Simplifies upgrading to a new solution because all Quadro products work with the same driver software.
Acoustics lower than 40db for an ultra-quiet desktop environment.
Uncompressed 8-, 10-, or 12-Bit SDI Output
Enables on-air broadcast, video production and post-production professionals to composite and output live video and graphics to true, uncompressed 12-bit SDI in 2K, SD, or HD resolutions and allows direct connection to a broadcast monitor, switcher, tape deck, or SDI projector.
Ancillary Data Support
Support for ancillary data channel (for audio, time code, etc.) is available through an NVIDIA API. Support for the introduction of ancillary data into the outgoing SDI video is also supported. This ancillary data can include up to 16 channels of embedded 24-bit digital audio as defined by SMPTE 272M and SMPTE 299M as well as timecode.
2D Video Pass Through Compositing
2D Video Compositing enables incoming video to be passed through and alpha composited, luma keyed, or chroma keyed with the Quadro rendered graphics image on the outgoing SDI video.
Genlock (House Synchronization)
One genlock (Standard BNC) connector (digital or analog) provides connectivity to a video sync source for SMPTE standard (digital, black burst, tri-level) synchronization. Expanded cross sync functionality permits an incoming house signal to synchronize a much larger number of video output signal formats.
Full-Scene Antialiasing (FSAA)
Up to 64X FSAA dramatically reduces visual aliasing artifacts or "jaggies," resulting in unparalleled image quality and highly realistic scenes.
GPU Tessellation with Shader Model 5.0
Quadro Tessellation Engines automatically generates finely detailed geometry, for cinematic quality environments and scenes, without sacrificing performance.
16K Texture and Render Processing
The ability to texture from and render to 16K x 16K surfaces. Beneficial for applications that demand the highest resolution and quality image processing.
NVIDIA High Precision High Dynamic Range (HDR) Technology
Sets new standards for image clarity and quality through floating point capabilities in shading, filtering, texturing, and blending. Enables unprecedented rendered image quality for visual effects processing.
High-Quality Display Connectors
Attaches to ultra-high-resolution digital panels producing phenomenal photorealistic image quality from a range of display connectors. The Quadro 6000 GPU simultaneously supports two active display channels including DVI-I dual link and DisplayPort at resolutions up to 2560 x 1600 at 60Hz. The included DVI to VGA adapter supports resolutions up to 2048 x 1536 at 85Hz. HDMI 1.3a compliant displays can be driven with a 3rd party adapter (must be purchased separately) at resolutions up to 1920 x 1080 at 60Hz.
30-Bit Color Fidelity
30-bit color fidelity (10-bits per color) enables billions rather than millions of color variations for rich, vivid image quality with the broadest dynamic range.
NVIDIA 3D Vision Pro™ Stereoscopic Solution
Advanced active shutter glasses deliver crystal-clear stereoscopic 3D visualization for the most immersive experience. RF technology enables a range of environments ranging from collaborative work spaces to theaters. 3D Vision Pro solution sold separately.
OpenGL Quad Buffered Stereo Support
OpenGL Quad Buffered Stereo offers professional applications the capability of smooth and immersive 3D Stereo experience.
Professional 3D Stereo Synchronization
Enables robust control of stereo effect through a dedicated 3-pin mini-din connection between the graphics card and 3D stereo hardware.
Programming the CUDA Parallel Computing Architecture
General purpose GPU computing using standard programming languages like C/C++ and Fortran, and emerging APIs such as OpenCL and Direct Compute. This broad adoption of CUDA is accelerating techniques like ray tracing, video and image processing, and computation fluid dynamics.
Programmable GPU leverages Cg high-level, open-standard shading language to enable the creation and integration of real-time photorealistic effects into 3D models, scenes and designs.
Microsoft® Windows® 7 Support
Take advantage of all the new and compelling features included with Windows 7, delivering unprecedented application performance, advanced visual realism, and premium reliability with superior application compatibility on mobile and desktop workstations.
Shader Model 5.0 Programmability
Infinite length vertex programs and dynamic flow control remove the previous limits on OpenGL and DirectX shader programs, delivering sophisticated effects never before imagined.
NVIDIA Graphics API Extensions
NVIDIA provides a set of extensions to standard graphics APIs for Linux and Windows, enabling applications to take maximum advantage of state-of-the-art GPU capabilities.
NVIDIA Application Acceleration Engines Support
Supercharge application performance and capabilities with highly optimized software modules, including SceniX™, OptiX™, and CompleX™, for advanced creative and investigative possibilities.
NVIDIA Mosaic Mode Technology
NVIDIA Mosaic Mode enables transparent scaling of any application across up to 8 display channels, while delivering full performance.
NVIDIA NVIEW™ Multi-Display Technology
NVIEW advanced display software delivers maximum flexibility for single-large display or multi-display options, providing unprecedented end-user control of the desktop experience for increased productivity.
- NVIDIA Quadro 6000 by PNY professional graphics board
- NVIDIA Quadro by PNY SDI Output board
- DVI to DVI crossover cable
- 20-pin ribbon connector cable
- DisplayPort to DVI-SL adapter cable
- Two 6-pin auxiliary power connector cables
- 4-pin auxiliary power connector cable
- Driver and documentation CD
||Bunkspeed SHOT with iray
Experience interactive ray tracing through the power of mental images® iray® technology inside Bunkspeed SHOT™ software.
||Design Garage for Quadro
See how the Design Garage demo for Quadro is built upon the NVIDIA® SceniX™ scene management engine and uses the NVIDIA OptiX™ ray tracing engine, all driven by Quadro professional graphics solutions.
||ViewPerf Breakthrough Application Performance with Quadro Solutions
See true breakthrough performance as the newest Quadro solutions are benchmarked using SPECviewperf® 11.
||Computational Visualization of 4D Cardiac Flow
Dr. Robert Herfkens, director of radiology at Stanford University, demonstrates how the new Quadro solutions enable the ability to recreate and visualize 4D cardiac blood flow in real-time.
||Mari 3D Texture Painting by The Foundry
Amazing 3D texture painting software developed for the production of Avatar, Mari 3D enables amazing levels of detail, utilizing the power of Quadro GPUs and its large frame buffer.
||Nuke Compositing Application by The Foundry
Quadro enables blazing-fast performance with the Nuke visual effects tool for compositing.
||Physics in real time with RTT RealFluid and Quadro Solutions
See how you can display results in real time, with physically correct visualization of simulation data using RTT RealFluid and Quadro professional solutions.
||The Wonders of 3D Imaging with Siemens and Quadro
Experience the wonder of life with a new level of ultrasound in 3D with Siemens syngo®.fourSight™ Workplace software and Quadro professional graphics solutions.
||Interactive Ray Tracing with RTT DeltaGen and Quadro Solutions
See how you can view in real-time ultra-realistic virtual prototypes using RTT DeltaGen and Quadro solutions for quick design reviews.
||Real-time Video Reconstruction with Motion DSP Ikena
software and Quadro
See how high-resolution video can be reconstructed in real-time to provide richer, cleaner detail using MotionDSP Ikena® video enhancement software and CUDA technology.