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GRID K2 Computing Processor, Passive Cooling, 8GB GDDR5, PCIe x16, OEM

SKU: 8749484

Manufacturer: NVIDIA

MPN: 900-52055-0010-000

Availability: Out of Stock


Price: $3,645.50
or as low as $321/month

NVIDIA GRID™ technology offers the ability to offload graphics processing from the CPU to the GPU in virtualized environments, allowing the data center manager to deliver true PC graphics-rich experiences to more users for the first time.

Overview:

Graphics Accelerated Virtual Desktops and Applications

NVIDIA GRID™ technology offers the ability to offload graphics processing from the CPU to the GPU in virtualized environments, allowing the data center manager to deliver true PC graphics-rich experiences to more users for the first time.

Benefits of NVIDIA GRID for IT:

  • Leverage industry-leading virtualization solutions, including Citrix, Microsoft, and VMware
  • Add your most graphics-intensive users to your virtual solutions
  • Improve the productivity of all users

Benefits of NVIDIA GRID for users:

  • Highly responsive windows and rich multimedia experiences
  • Access to all critical applications, including the most 3D-intensive
  • Access from anywhere, on any device

GRID GPUS

NVIDIA's Kepler™-based GRID K1 and K2 boards are specifically designed to enable rich graphics in virtualized environments.

GPU Virtualisation1

GRID boards feature NVIDIA Kepler-based GPUs that, for the first time, allow hardware virtualisation of the GPU. This means multiple users can share a single GPU, improving user density while providing true PC performance and compatibility.

Low-Latency Remote Display

NVIDIA's patented low-latency remote display technology greatly improves the user experience by reducing the lag that users feel when interacting with their virtual machine. With this technology, the virtual desktop screen is pushed directly to the remoting protocol.

H.264 Encoding²

The Kepler GPU includes a high-performance H.264 encoding engine capable of encoding simultaneous streams with superior quality. This provides a giant leap forward in cloud server efficiency by offloading the CPU from encoding functions and allowing the encode function to scale with the number of GPUs in a server.

Maximum User Density

GRID boards have an optimised multi-GPU design that helps to maximise user density. The GRID K1 board features 4 GPUs and 16 GB of graphics memory, allowing it to support up to 100 users on a single board.

Power Efficiency

GRID boards are designed to provide data center-class power efficiency, including the revolutionary new streaming multiprocessor, called "SMX". The result is an innovative, proven solution that delivers revolutionary performance per-watt for the enterprise data centre.

24/7 Reliability

GRID boards are designed, built, and tested by NVIDIA for 24/7 operation. Working closely with leading server vendors such as Cisco, Dell, HP, IBM, and SuperMicro ensures GRID cards perform optimally and reliably for the life of the system.

Widest Range of Virtualization Solutions

GRID cards enable GPU-capable virtualisation solutions from Citrix, Microsoft, and VMware, delivering the flexibility to choose from a wide range of proven solutions.

Specifications:

  GRID K1 GRID K2
Number of GPUs 4 x entry Kepler GPUs 2 x entry Kepler GPUs
Total NVIDIA CUDA cores 768 3072
Total memory size 16GB DDR3 8GB DDR3
Max power 130 W 225 W
Board length 10.5 10.5
Board height 4.4 4.4
Board width Dual Slot Dual Slot
Display IO None None
Aux power 6-pin connector 8-pin connector
PCIe x16 x16
PCIe generation Gen3 (Gen2 compatible) Gen3 (Gen2 compatible)
Cooling solution Passive Passive