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NVIDIA Quadro FX 380 16-CUDA 256MB Dual-DVI Graphics Adapter - Overview

FX 380 Graphics Card

Features and specifications

The NVIDIA Quadro FX 380 16-core CUDA 256MB Dual DVI-I Graphics Card (45K1670) features:

  • Full-height PCI-e x16 with fitted full-height bracket
  • Two Dual-Link DVI-I monitor connectors
  • 256MB 128-bit GDDR3 memory configuration
  • 2560 x 1600 maximum digital resolution
  • 2048 x 1536 maximum analog resolution
  • 16 CUDA™ Parallel Processor Cores
  • 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
  • Shading Architecture:
    • Full Shader Model 4.0 (OpenGL 3.0/DirectX 10 class)
    • Long fragment programs (unlimited instructions)
    • Long vertex programs (unlimited instructions)
    • Looping and subroutines (up to 256 loops per vertex program)
    • Dynamic flow control
    • Conditional execution
  • High Level Shader Languages
    • Optimized compiler for Cg and Microsoft HLSL
    • OpenGL 3.0 and DirectX 10 (support instructions)
    • Open source compiler (unlimited instructions)
  • High-Resolution Antialiasing
    • Rotated Grid Full-Scene Antialiasing (RG FSAA)
    • 16x FSAA dramatically reduces visual aliasing artifacts or "jaggies" at resolution up to 1920x1200
  • Monitor Resolution Support:
    • Two dual-link DVI-I Monitor Connectors:
      • 2560 x 1600 maximum digital resolution
      • 2048 x 1536 maximum analog resolution with the attached DVI-to-VGA monitor adapter



Physical specifications
  • Approximate height: 111.2 mm (4.4 in)
  • Approximate depth: 168 mm (6.6 in)
  • Approximate width: 19 mm (0.75 in)
  • Approximate weight: 0.19 kg (0.41 lbs)


Operating Environment
  • Temperature: 10 deg to 35 deg (C) (50 deg to 95 deg (F))
  • Relative humidity: 8% to 80%
  • Maximum power consumption: 35 watts



3 years - Customer Replacement Unit (CRU) Service

  • Announce date: 31 Mar 2009 (Worldwide)
  • Planned availability date: 03 Apr 2009 (Worldwide)
  • Effective withdrawal date: July 2011


Hardware compatibility
Machine - Models
ThinkStation E20, E30
ThinkStation C20, C20x, S10, S20, D10, D20


  • ThinkStation E20: Offers one PCI-e x16 graphic slot allowing one graphic cards to be installed. One installed graphic card allow attachment of two (dual) monitors.
  • ThinkStation C20, C20x, S10, S20, D10, D20: Offers two PCI-e x16 graphic slots allowing two graphic cards to be installed. Two installed graphic cards allow attachment of four (quad) monitors.


  • NVIDIA Quadro FX 380 graphics card fitted full-height bracket
  • Two DVI Digital-to-VGA Analog Monitor Adapter (40Y7611)
    • Allows a VGA analog monitor to attach to the DVI Digital monitor connector
    • Customers can order extra, or replacement DVI-to-VGA monitor adapters via: Options Continuation Program (OCP). For more information, visit
  • Publication
  • CD

Note: Customers can order extra, or replacement DVI-to-VGA monitor adapters via: Options Continuation Program (OCP). For more information, visit


Agency approvals
FCC (United States), CE (Europe), C-Tick (Australia/New Zealand), VCCI (Japan), UL, BSMI (Taiwan), MIC (Korea)


Additional product information
Configuration files - Downloads and drivers for your product
Service parts - Parts listing for your product
ThinkStation D20, S20 Drivers - NVIDIA graphic drivers for ThinkStation D20 and S20
Lenovo Support: Graphic Card - Reference Guide list - A list of other ATI, and NVIDIA graphic cards
Lenovo Support: Monitors - Reference Guide - A list of monitors
Lenovo ThinkVision Monitors ( ) - ThinkVision monitor information
Lenovo Support: Workstation Accessories - Reference Guide list - A list of other ThinkStation accessories, including: memory, processors and storage
Personal Systems Reference (PSREF) - Comprehensive information on the features and technical specifications of Lenovo products.

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Legacy Document ID : MIGR-72631
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