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Posted by on Oct 19, 2012 in Hardware News |

NVIDIA Announces K1 and K2 VGX cards for virtualized environments

NVIDIA Announces K1 and K2 VGX cards for virtualized environments

A few weeks ago, announced its new gaming in the cloud: GeForce GRID , platform consists of a hardware and software infrastructure (servers + GeForce VGX) focused on providing virtualized GPUs via streaming. Today Nvidia announced two future members of his family of GPUs VGX: VGX K1 and K2 VGX.

VGX Series Nvidia cards are designed to be used as viewing platforms, games and graphics workstations in the cloud, and thanks to their ability to GPUs can simulate multiple GPUs, each performing different graphic loads, which are subsequently transformed into video Stream and transmitted to the client computers.

Its virtualization capabilities make them ideal for desktop servers environments (Microsoft), / (Citrix), Xen Desktop and others.

VGX K1
Card Quad core based GK106 (3072 shader processors together), each equipped with 4GB of graphics memory (16GB total) and capable of sending up to 100 video streams, which as Nvidia makes it an ideal platform for call centers.

Its specifications are:

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VGX K2
Card-based dual core GPU Kepler GK104 (3072 shader processors together) each equipped with 4GB (8GB in total) and able to send 64 streams or two streams for workstation performance.

Its specifications are:

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Availability
Both cards are expected to be available early next year.

Links:
NVIDIA Reveals virtualised VGX graphics cards, the K1 and K2 (Hexus)
NVIDIA,GPU仮想化技術「VGX」に対応するハイエンドカード「VGX K2」を発表 (4Gamer)

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