Autodesk Suites

Autodesk Suites

Accelerated by NVIDIA® GPUs

UNLEASH THE FULL POTENTIAL OF AUTODESK INDUSTRY COLLECTIONS WITH NVIDIA

Model data sets are growing increasingly large and complex, while advances in technology ranging from 4K HDR displays, to VR and AI, are transforming CAD and product design workflows. Realtime rendering is now available with Quadro RTX, VR is moving into the mainstream for design reviews, while AI, particularly generative design, are all underlining the importance of professional GPUs for leading edge work. This is prompting design professionals using Autodesk tools to demand increasingly powerful and reliable graphics performance.

The combination of NVIDIA Quadro RTX professional graphics boards and NVIDIA’s RTX realtime rendering platform gives designers, engineers and architects the power to interactively visualize their models with fully interactive photorealistic rendering while they work. Quadro RTX has brought realtime ray tracing to professional applications five years before it was commonly predicted to be available, and Autodesk is leading the charge with their RTX compatible ARNOLD rendering tool, and is working to bring NVIDIA RTX and NGX (AI for visual applications) technology into their industry leading design suites.

Autodesk certifies and recommends NVIDIA professional GPUs, so it’s not hard to see why Autodesk software users rely on NVIDIA Quadro cards more than any other when working on their critical projects.

By harnessing the power of NVIDIA RTX Rendering Systems, designers and engineers can access to a visual supercomputer based on multiple Quadro RTX 8000 or 6000 GPUs, to bring their move imaginative and creative product concepts and envelope pushing projects to market.

FOR DESKTOP WORKSTATIONS:

NVIDIA QUADRO DESKTOP GPU PERFORMANCE
FOR 3DS MAX

Relative Performance to P1000


Tests run on a workstation with Intel Xeon E5-2697 V3, 14 cores, 2.6 GHz, 32GB RAM, running Win 7 64-bit SP1, using Autodesk 3ds Max and driver version 375.86. Performance testing completed using internal NVIDIA Iray tests at HD resolution.

NVIDIA Quadro Desktop Pascal Performance with Autodesk INVENTOR

Relative Performance to P1000


Tested with various large assembly models in Inventor 2017 and Inventor 2014 on a workstation with dual Intel Xeon 2.6 GHz CPUs, 48GB RAM, running Win 7.1 64-bit and driver version 375.86. Performance is shown relative to K2200 with Inventor 2014.

RECOMMENDED GRAPHICS SOLUTIONS FOR AUTODESK:

AUTOCAD
Usage Small
assemblies
Medium assemblies Occasional use of Autodesk 3ds Max with AutoCAD
For Desktop Workstations Quadro
P400*
Quadro
P620*
Quadro
P1000*
GPU Memory 2 GB GDDR5 2 GB GDDR5 4 GB GDDR5
Replaces Quadro
K420
Quadro
K620
Quadro
K1200
INVENTOR
Usage Small
assemblies
Medium assemblies Large assemblies, occasional NVIDIA Iray rendering in 3ds Max
For Desktop Workstations Quadro
P2000*
Quadro
RTX 4000*
Quadro
RTX 5000*
GPU Memory 5 GB GDDR5 8 GB GDDR6 16 GB GDDR6
Replaces Quadro
M2000
Quadro
P4000
Quadro
P5000
REVIT
Usage Small
models
Medium to large size models Very large models, or occasional NVIDIA Iray rendering in 3ds Max for Revit
For Desktop Workstations Quadro
P400*
Quadro
P620*
Quadro
P1000*
GPU Memory 2 GB GDDR5 2 GB GDDR5 4 GB GDDR5
Replaces Quadro
K420
Quadro
K620
Quadro
K1200
3DS MAX
Usage Occasional RTX realtime rendering Frequent RTX realtime rendering Constant RTX realtime rendering, with concurrent CAD and CAE tool use
For Desktop Workstations Quadro
RTX 4000*
Quadro
RTX 5000*
RTX 6000 or 8000
RTX Rendering Server
GPU Memory 8 GB GDDR5 16 GB GDDR5X 16 GB GDDR5X
Replaces Quadro
P5000
Quadro
P6000
2x RTX 6000 or
2x RTX 8000 with NVLink
For remote rendering workflows NVIDIA Quadro RTX Rendering Server
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