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256MB NVIDIA Quadro NVS 290 Dual-VGA or Dual-DVI Graphics Card - Overview

NVIDIA Quadro NVS 290

Features and specifications

The 256MB NVIDIA Quadro NVS 290 Dual-VGA or Dual-DVI Graphics Card (43R1765) features:

  • Improves performance and stability in 2D multi-display environments
  • Supports attachment of dual monitors: dual analog VGA or dual digital DVI
  • Passive cooling using fanless graphic card design for quiet operation in office environments

 

Performance specifications
  • PCI-e x16 low-profile graphics card with a fitted-full height bracket
  • 256MB, 64-bit, DDR2 memory configuration
  • 6.4 GB/sec memory bandwidth
  • Dual monitors supporting:
    • Dual DVI Digital at 1920 x 1200 resolution
    • Dual VGA analog at 2048 x 1536 resolution
  • 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
  • Includes a low-profile bracket that allows the graphics card to be installed into desktop small form factor (SFF) systems

 

Physical specifications

Full height graphic card with the following physical specifications:

  • Approximate height: 69 mm (2.7 in)
  • Approximate depth: 168 mm (6.6 in)
  • Approximate width: 19 mm (0.8 in)
  • Approximate weight: 0.16 kg (0.35 lbs)

Power consumption: 21 watts

 

Warranty

1 year - Customer Replacement Unit (CRU) Service

 

Hardware compatibility
Description
Machine - Models
ThinkStation S10, S20
All
ThinkStation C20, C20x
All
ThinkStation D10, D20
All
ThinkCentre M57e Desktop
All
ThinkCentre M57e Tower
All
ThinkCentre M57, M57p Desktop
All
ThinkCentre M57, M57p Tower
All
ThinkCentre M58, M58p Small Form Factor (SFF)
All
ThinkCentre M58, M58p Tower
All
ThinkCentre M58e Small Form Factor (SFF)
All
ThinkCentre M58e Tower
All
ThinkCentre M90, M90p Small Form Factor (SFF)
All
ThinkCentre M90, M90p Tower
All

Notes:

  • ThinkCentre systems: Installing this graphics card into the ThinkCentre system disables the ThinkCentre systems on-board monitor ports. Therefore, allowing two monitors to attach to the graphic card two monitor ports.
  • ThinkStation S10, S20, C20, C20x, 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.
  • ThinkPad Advanced Dock (2503): This graphics card is not supported by the ThinkPad Advanced Dock (2503)
Software requirements
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Windows XP
  • Linux RedHat 5 - Full OpenGL implementation, complete with NVIDIA and ARB extensions

 

Packaging
  • NVS 290 graphics adapter fitted full-height bracket (this allows the graphic card to be installed into destop, workstation towers)
  • Low-profile bracket (this allows the graphics card to instaledd into desktop system form factor's - SFF's)
  • DMS59 to Dual-DVI Digital monitor cable
    • Allows two DVI digital monitors to attach
  • DMS59 to Dual-VGA Analog monitor cable
    • Allows two VGA analog monitors to attach
  • Publication
  • CD
Note: Customers can order extra, or replacement DMS59 monitor cables via: Options Continuation Program (OCP). For more information, visit www.lenovo.com/optionscontinuationprogram

 

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

 

Additional product information
Service parts - Parts listing for your product
Driver for Windows 7, Vista (64-bit)
ReadMe for Windows 7, Vista (64-bit)
Driver for Windows 7, Vista (32-bit)
ReadMe for Windows 7, Vista (32-bit)
Driver for Windows XP (32-bit)
ReadMe for Windows XP (32-bit)
ThinkStation S10, D10 Drivers - NVIDIA graphic drivers for ThinkStation S10 and D10
Graphic Card - Reference Guide list - A list of other ATI, and NVIDIA graphic cards
Monitors - Reference Guide - A list of monitors
Lenovo ThinkVision Monitors (www.lenovo.com/thinkvision) - ThinkVision monitor information
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.