On December 15, 2020, the sophisticated new NVIDIA® RTX™A6000 Workstation graphics board became available to professionals that require the fastest GPU designed specifically to accelerate professional applications and workflows. Architects, Artists, Designers, Engineers and Scientists can now purchase this graphics board for their workstations and enjoy up to twice the performance for doing AI training or graphic rendering compared to the still powerful previous generation NVIDIA Quadro RTX 6000.
SOLIDWORKS is a computer-aided design (CAD) and computer-aided engineering (CAE) application from Dassault Systèmes. This highly versatile and capable software lets designers quickly sketch out ideas, experiment with different features, and produce models or detailed engineering drawings.
In SOLIDWORKS 2019, Dassault Systèmes introduced an experimental feature that offloads additional rendering operations from the CPU to powerful NVIDIA® GPUs. It’s called “Enhanced graphics performance” under the “Performance” sub-menu. By leveraging NVIDIA Quadro’s Open GL 4.5 hardware acceleration, this setting adds significant improvement during pan, zoom and rotate in the part or assembly environment. The performance scales up with higher end graphics cards, so it is ideally suited to High-end and beyond NVIDIA Quadro® RTX™ and NVIDIA RTX professional graphics products.
During this unprecedented period of Covid-19, many of us have found ourselves transitioning from the familiar bustling office environments to our not so quiet-and-quaint home settings. We are now sharing our office spaces not with our professional coworkers, but with family members and pets. Our homes are also not as insulated from the exterior as commercial office buildings. Street noises, and friendly neighbors doing their yard work are new challenges to our daily office lives.
These changes make it difficult to participate in online meetings quietly, forcing attendees to constantly switch between mute and unmute during meetings to prevent unwanted noises leaking into the conversations.
NVIDIA RTX Voice is a stand-alone application currently in beta phase that leverages the Tensor Cores found in the Turing RTX graphics cards and powerful neural network algorithms to remove background noise distractions from your audio input. RTX Voice can also help to remove the background noises coming from other meeting participants, greatly making the meeting conversation easier to understand.
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Working alongside your peers in an office environment promotes collaboration and catalyzes amazing results, particularly when you’ve focused so deeply on a particular issue or project that you miss other issues or potentially brilliant ideas hidden within your labors. This is when multiple sets of eyes (and brains) are truly beneficial to your overall success.
Currently many of us are working from home and sharing ideas is a choke point unless you can easily share your screen to promote collaboration, gather inputs, and realize new ideas. If you’re an NVIDIA Quadro professional graphics card owner, an exciting new tool, the NVIDIA Quadro Experience, is a brilliant new solution to recording and sharing the best ideas originating on your desktop with others under Microsoft Windows 10.
You can learn more about NVIDIA Quadro Experience program and download your own copy by visiting the following link:
If you are one of the millions of creative and technical professionals that rely on NVIDIA® Quadro® graphics cards in your office workstation, but find yourself working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic on your personal workstation or professional PC, then here are three reasons why you should utilize a system with an NVIDIA Quadro graphics card while working from home.
Modern GPUs have the ability to connect multiple displays to a single graphics card. Multi-screen environments increase the impact of visual imaging across commercial environments, and enhance enthusiast home gaming environments.
Technologies such as NVIDIA Surround and AMD Eyefinity offer the ability to bind multiple displays together in software to create a massive virtual display. However, Surround and Eyefinity are both consumer-level technologies, which come with a multitude of limitations and compromises, such as support for only 3 to 6 monitors, which are not suitable for creative professional, interactive digital signage, live events, security, or industrial applications.
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Data security is the top priority of every CTO. If you are deploying Quadro RTX graphics cards in mission-critical workstations or servers, and want to secure your data, Quadro RTX graphics cards are the right choice. PNY can help you permanently disable the data path on the VirtualLink (USB Type-C) port to prevent unauthorized data access through VirtualLink.
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In this blog post, let’s address the difference between the following driver variations and help you choose the right driver for your graphics card investment.
- GeForce Game-Ready driver vs. Studio driver
- Quadro ODE driver vs. QNF driver
- Standard Package vs DCH Package
This is going to be a long blog post, but by the end, you will have an Ubuntu environment connected to the NVIDIA GPU Cloud platform, pulling a TensorFlow container and ready to start benchmarking GPU performance.
Let's split this into four phases:
1) Install Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and NVIDIA Graphics Driver
2) Install Docker CE and NVIDIA Docker v 2.0
3) Setup NVIDIA GPU Cloud and pull down GPU optimized docker containers
4) Run the TensorFlow benchmark
It's time to get started!