PNY Technologies Inc.
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NVIDIA NVS 315 for Dual DVI and VGA Low Profile

NVIDIA NVS 315 for Dual DVI and VGA Low Profile

  • Description

    NVIDIA NVS 315 for Dual DVI and VGA Low Profile


    The New Standard for Dual-Display Commercial Graphics

    The NVIDIA® NVS™ 315 delivers incredible flexibility, scalability, and compatibility that lets you get the most from your existing display infrastructure. This version of the NVS 315 can drive all of your existing DVI or VGA displays. NVIDIA NVIEW desktop management software and Mosaic work with the NVS 315 to provide a whole new way to maximize your productivity. Easily manage many windows across multiple high-resolution displays and virtual desktops with a panoramic overview of your entire workspace. Best of all, the NVS 315 is designed with simplified IT management in mind, including advanced tools that make integrating and maintaining a large-scale PC deployment fast and easy.

    PNY provides unsurpassed service and commitment to its professional graphics customers offering: 3-Year Warranty, pre- and post-sales support, dedicated NVS Field Application Engineers and direct tech support hotlines. In addition, PNY delivers a complete solution including the appropriate adapters, cables, brackets, Software installation disc and documentation to ensure a quick and successful install.

    Package Contains

    • NVIDIA NVS 315 x16 PCIe professional graphics board
    • Attached full height bracket
    • Unattached low profile bracket
    • DMS-59 to dual DVI-I SL adapter
    • Two DVI to VGA adapters
    • Software Installation and Documentation disc
    • Printed Quick Start Guide

    Minimum System Requirements

    • Windows® 8, 7, Vista, XP SP3, Linux®, or Solaris®
    • Available PCIe x16 expansion slot
    • 2GB or more of system memory, 4GB recommended
    • 200MB of available disc space for full software installation
    • Blu-ray or DVD-ROM (or Internet access)
    • DVI and VGA display(s)

    Product Specifications

    PNY Part Number VCNVS315DVI-PB
    CUDA Cores 48
    GPU Memory 1.0 GB DDR3
    Memory Interface 64-bit
    Memory Bandwidth 14GB/s
    System Interface PCI Express Gen 2 x 16
    Maximum Power Consumption 19.5 W
    Thermal Solution Ultra-quiet Fansink
    Energy Star Compliant Yes
    Form Factor SFF, 2.731" H x 5.70" L
    Display Connectors DMS-59 to dual DVI-I SL
    VGA Support Via supplied DVI to VGA Adapters
    Number of Displays Supported 2
    Maximum DVI Resolution 1920 x 1200 at 60Hz
    Maximum VGA Resolution 2048 x 1536 at 85Hz
    HDCP Support Yes
    Graphics APIs Shader Model 5.0 (OpenGL 4.3, DirectX 11)
    Compute APIs CUDA, OpenCL, DirectCompute
    NVIEW Yes
    Mosaic Yes
    Warranty 3 Years


    3 Year Limited Warranty

    Tech Support

    Have a question?
    Call a Specialist or chat online.
    Call 1-800-234-4597.

  • Features

    NVIDIA NVS 315 for Dual DVI and VGA Low Profile

    Features & Benefits

    NVIDIA NVS 315 Architecture

    • Integrated DisplayPort, VGA, DVI and HDMI support
    • PCI Express 2.0 support
    • 12 pixels per clock rendering engine
    • NVIDIA® CUDA™ technology capable
    • Scalable geometry architecture
    • Hardware tessellation engine
    • NVIDIA® GigaThread™engine
    • Shader Model 5.0 (OpenGL 4.3 and DirectX 11)
    • Decode acceleration for MPEG-2, MPEG-4 Part 2 Advanced Simple Profile, H.264, MVC, VC1, DivX (version 3.11 and later), and Flash (10.1 and later)
    • Blu-ray dual-stream hardware acceleration (supporting HD picture-in-picture playback)
    • Compliant with professional OpenGL® and DirectX® applications

    Advanced Display Features

    • Supports versatile DMS-59 Connector
    • Drives two DVI-I SL, VGA or DisplayPort monitors via supported DMS-59 based break out cable adaptor
    • DisplayPort outputs drive two digital displays at resolutions up to 2560 x 1600 at 60Hz
    • DVI-I SL outputs drive two digital displays at resolutions up to 1920 x 1200 at 60Hz
    • Internal 400 MHz DAC drives two VGA displays at resolutions up to 2048 x 1536 at 85Hz
    • DisplayPort 1.2, HDMI 1.4 and HDCP support
    • HDMI support using optional DP-HDMI or DVI-HDMI dongles
    • Support for integrated audio via Display Port and HDMI
    • Support for multiple display modes including DualView, Span and Clone modes

    DisplayPort and HDMI Digital Audio

    • Supports Dolby Digital (AC3), DTS 5.1, Dual Channel and Multichannel (7.1) LPCM, Dolby Digital Plus (DD+), and MPEG-2/MPEG-4 AAC
    • Data rates of 44.1 KHz, 48 KHz, 88.2 KHz, 96 KHz, 176 KHz, and 192 KHz
    • Word sizes of 16-bit, 20-bit, and 24-bit

    NVIDIA nView® Desktop Management Software

    • Boosts productivity by delivering maximum flexibility for single and multi-display set-ups, and provides unprecedented end-user control of the desktop experience.
    • Seamless integration within the Windows environment
    • Easy to use Setup Wizard
    • Extended Windows Taskbar to spread the application buttons across displays
    • Get virtual sub-displays with Gridlines to make best use of large display setups
    • Create Virtual Desktops to maximize work area and reduce application clutter
    • Complete set of Hot Keys
    • User Profiles for easier system deployments

    NVIDIA Mosaic Technology

    • Enhance your workspace over multiple displays (up to 8 displays when used with multiple NVS 315 Graphics Cards)
    • Enables seamless taskbar spanning as well as transparent scaling of any application over multiple displays

    NVIDIA Enterprise Management Tools

    • Monitor, access and configure graphics and display information of remote machines using industry standard WMI Interface
    • Scriptable using WMI Command Line interface for integration with System level Management tools
    • Scalable Enterprise-Class tools to remotely install and configure graphics drivers across your entire organization

    Reliability Features

    NVIDIA Unified Architecture

    Industry's first unified architecture designed to dynamically allocate GPU resources for optimized performance

    NVIDIA Unified Driver Architecture (UDA)

    Part of the NVIDIA Forceware unified software environment (USE). The NVIDIA UDA guarantees forward and backward compatibility with software drivers. This simplifies upgrading to a new NVIDIA solution because the latest driver supports all current NVIDIA products.

    PCI Express 2.0 Compliance

    Doubles the data transfer rate up to 5GB/sec per lane for an aggregate bandwidth of 16GB/sec bi-directional (8GB/sec in each direction).

    Ultra-Quiet Cooling Solution

    Built with a highly reliable, ultra-quiet fansink that efficiently cools the graphics without taxing the system fans resulting in a quieter desktop environment.

    1GB DDR3 GPU Memory with Ultra-Fast Memory Bandwidth

    Delivers high throughput needed to interact with large textured models or display an HD video on each of the display outputs.

    Compatibility with Industry-Standard Architectures

    Compatible with x86 32 and 64-bit microprocessor architectures and operating systems from Intel/AMD and Microsoft/Linux.

    Manageability Features

    NVIDIA nView Desktop Software

    Delivers maximum flexibility for single large-display or multi-display options. This provides unprecedented end-user control of the desktop experience for increased productivity.

    Low-Profile and Flexible Form Factor

    Simplifies IT administration and deployment throughout an enterprise. Regardless of desktop system (standard tower PC, workstation, small form factor system) or the display type (LCD, DLP, plasma), NVS 315 fits into any existing installations without being disruptive.

    NVIDIA Enterprise Management Tools

    Exhaustive Enterprise Management tools for maximizing your system uptime by enabling seamless wide scale deployment. Allows remote query and control of graphics and display settings for systems spread across installations.

    Display Features

    Multi-Display Experience with NVIDIA Mosaic Technology

    Enables seamless taskbar spanning as well as transparent scaling of any application across up to eight displays and works over multiple displays or one ultra-high resolution display using a single or multiple NVS graphics cards. Mosaic Technology is supported in Win 7, Win 8 and Linux only.

    Versatile Display Connectivity Options

    Provides a means to connect into the most exhaustive options of display technologies in a low-profile graphics card through low-cost DMS-59 cable adaptors (includes DMS-59 to dual DVI-I SL adapter and two DVI to VGA adapters).

    Display Port 1.2 Support

    Provides flexibility and advanced cable management capabilities by enabling DisplayPort 1.2 display features, including multi-stream technology and stream cloning (PNY PN VCNVS315DP-PB).

    High Digital Display Resolution

    Internal TMDS and DisplayPort transmitters deliver crystal-clear image quality for high-resolution digital displays.

    Image Quality

    Image Quality

    NVIDIA NVS graphics products deliver the industrys best image quality, sharpness, and pixel tracking for both analog and digital LCDs, DLPs, and plasma displays with resolutions up to 2560 x 1600 at 60 Hz.

    NVIDIA High-Definition Video Technology

    Combines high-definition video processors and software that delivers unprecedented picture clarity, smooth video, accurate color, and precise image scaling for SD and HD video content. Features include, high-quality scaling, spatial temporal de-interlacing, inverse telecine and high quality HD video playbackwith low CPU utilization and power consumption.

    Microsoft Windows 8 and 7 Support

    Support for next-generation operating system that will mark a dramatic improvement in the way the OS takes advantage of the graphics processing unit (GPU) to provide a more compelling user experience. By taking advantage of the GPU for both graphics and computing, Windows 7 will not only make todays PCs more visual and more interactive but also ensure that they have the speed and responsiveness customers want.

    Balanced Power & Performance

    Energy Star Enabling Design

    Enables Energy Star compliance with low maximum and low idle power levels.

    Intelligent Power Management

    Reduces overall system energy costs by intelligently adapting the total power utilization of the graphics subsystem based on the applications being run by the end user. This power-optimized design helps reduce Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) and increase reliability.


    Parallel-computing architecture that enables dramatic increases in computing performance by harnessing the power of the GPU (graphics processing unit). NVS 310 contains 48 NVIDIA CUDA parallel-computing cores compatible with all GPU-accelerated web, photo, video applications, as well as next-generation Internet technologies