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Pros
  • + Good performance in single user scenario, and multi-user XenApp scenario.
  • + Proven technology in consumer market.
  • + 1st Hardware based virtualized GPU solution, using SR-IOV FLR (Function Level Reset) preventing rogue guest from crashing the entire system.
  • + Predictable performance
  • + The GPU is designed for deep learning environments and optional for high performance graphical environments.
Cons
  • - Limited use-case, good performance in single user scenario, Limited server/OEM support.
  • - Limited Virtual Client Computing support.
  • - No community, limited information.
  • - Dated APU (2015)
  • - Documentation and information is dated.
  • - Slow adoption of (new) OEMs, Guest OS and Virtual Infrastructure platforms.
  • - No community and limited visibility in customer adoption.
  • - Solution (Hardware + Software) is perceived as expensive.
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General
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Content
Content creator
This content is created by TeamRGE members: Patrick van den Born, Jits Langedijk and Ruben Spruijt
This content is created by TeamRGE members: Patrick van den Born, Jits Langedijk and Ruben Spruijt
This content is created by TeamRGE members: Patrick van den Born, Jits Langedijk and Ruben Spruijt
Solution Summary
Vendor description
NVIDIA is an American technology company based in Santa Clara, California. It delivers the engines for todays Artificial Technology. NVIDIA designs graphics processing units (GPUs) for a variety of solutions, e.g. AI, Gaming, Cryptocurrency, and professional markets, as well as system on a chip units (SoCs) for the mobile computing and automotive market. Since 2014 NVIDIA has shifted to become a platform company focused on five markets – AI, Gaming, Professional Visualization, Datacenters and Automotive. 
Product overview
The AMD FirePro family of hardware-virtualized GPUs with Multiuser GPU (MxGPU) technology delivers a simple, secure and cost effective solution for high performance virtual desktops and workstations.
All the features and functions are based on NVIDIA GRID 5.0. NVIDIA GRID extends the power of GPU technology to deliver virtual applications, desktops and workstations for every user.
Community Specialist
TeamRGE (Patrick, Jits, Ruben)
TeamRGE (Patrick, Jits, Ruben)
TeamRGE (Patrick, Jits, Ruben)
Support Status
Product is supported (Not End Of Life )
Long-term branch maintenance
Maturity
Introduction date
42186
42401
01-05-2016
Proven Technology
Public enterprise references in Europe
Public enterprise references in US
Large community resource around GPU Virtualization - Datacenter
Solution Pricing
Hardware
Contact vendor/OEM
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Software
Contact vendor/OEM
Support
Contact vendor/OEM
Education pricing
MSP pricing
Named User
Concurrent User
VM based
Host based
GPU board based
Free Trial software
Hardware
60%
86%
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Product Specification
GPU Model
Broadwell Gt3e
Tonga - GCN 3.0
GP104-895 - Pascal
GPUs per board
Transistors
189 million
5,000 Million
7.2 bilion
Total board power (W)
265 W
50/75 Watt
GPU Clock - Base (MHz)
1050 MHz
885 Mhz (1531 Mhz Boost)
GPU Clock - Idle (MHz)
405 MHz
NVIDIA CUDA cores
2560
Max. users
PCI Express interface
PCI Express Gen3 x16 system interface
PCI Express Gen3 x16 system interface
Board design
Dual Slot
Single Slot
Power connectors
1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin
not needed
Thermal Solution
Passive Cooling
Passive Cooling
Memory Specifications
Memory Clocks - Performance (MHz)
System shared
1250 MHz
2800 MHz
Memory Clocks - Idle (MHz)
System shared
324 MHz
Memory Size
System shared
8 GB
8 GB
Memory I/O
System shared
256-bit
256-bit
Memory configuration
System shared
GDDR5 - 16GB (2 x 8GB)
8 pcs 256M × 32 GDDR5
Memory bandwidth
System shared
160 GB/s
Up to 192 GB/s
Thermal Specifications
GPU shutdown temperature (°C)
GPU slowdown temperature (°C)
Performance
Pixel Fill rate
6.000 Gpixel/s
33.6 (GPixels/s
64 GPixels/s
Texture Fill rate
48 Gtexel/s
117.6 (GPixels/s
128 GTexel/s
SPFP Performance
768.0 GFLOPS
3,763 GFLOPS x2 (7.54)
5.1 TFLOPS
Performance per W
102.4 GFLOPS/W
Encoders
H.264 - supported
H.264 - amount per interface board
3594 (1792 x 2)
H.265 - supported
H.265 - amount per interface board
Decoders
H.264 - amount per interface board