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September 12, 2012

Mac Pro Users Can Now Use Improved Version of NVIDIA Quadro K5000

NVIDIA (News - Alert) Quadro K5000 has been enhanced with better graphics performance and productivity, which is good news for Mac Pro users.

The new NVIDIA Quadro K5000 for Mac is particularly built for professional applications such as video editing, color correction, compositing, design visualization and GPU-accelerated ray-traced 3D rendering. The piece set includes 4 GB graphics memory that offers quick interactivity when using design and content creation applications, and supports up to two Quadro K5000 GPUs for Mac in a single Mac Pro Support for OpenGL, OpenCL and NVIDIA CUDA.

The enhanced Quadro K5000 version comes with Cinema 4K display support (4096x2160 resolution) that helps content creators process and view high-resolution cinema content and a new display engine that can drive up to four displays simultaneously.

In addition, the Quadro K5000 for Mac holds its full performance and features when using Apple Boot Camp and running Microsoft (News - Alert) Windows-based professional PC applications.

"The NVIDIA Quadro K5000 has great OpenGL and CUDA performance, so it's ideal to use as a shared GUI and image processing GPU in DaVinci Resolve 9," said Grant Petty, chief executive officer at Blackmagic Design. "Like many artists who use DaVinci Resolve, colorists seek the highest performance possible from their systems, and with just one of the new Kepler GPUs our users will be able to work with 4K imagery on their Mac Pros in real time."

Quadro K5000 is supported by NVIDIA Kepler architecture, making it one of the fastest and most efficient GPU designs in the industry. It even enables the Quadro K5000 GPU for Mac to run key content creation applications up to two times faster at lower power than the Fermi-based Quadro 4000 for Mac, according to the company officials.

"Quadro K5000 for Mac will have a transformational impact on the digital content creation workflow," said Greg Estes, media and entertainment industry executive at NVIDIA.

Estes is giving Mac Pro users the most powerful professional GPU ever for the Mac, with features and performance that will make a substantial difference in their workflows and allow them to create digital content at speeds never before possible.

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Edited by Braden Becker

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