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Gaming Performance Comparison

Recommended System Requirements
Game Quadro NVS 310 Quadro NVS 300
PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds 2327% 4015%
State Of Decay 2 1502% 2616%
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 2643% 4550%
Far Cry 5 6109% 10427%
Grand Theft Auto VI 3868% 6628%
The Crew 2 2291% 3953%
Shadow of the Tomb Raider 3468% 5949%
Final Fantasy XV 3868% 6628%
Monster Hunter World 2643% 4550%
Conan Exiles 3468% 5949%

In terms of overall gaming performance, the graphical capabilities of the Nvidia Quadro NVS 310 are significantly better than the Nvidia Quadro NVS 300.

The Quadro NVS 310 was released over a year more recently than the Quadro NVS 300, and so the Quadro NVS 310 is likely to have better driver support, meaning it will be more optimized for running the latest games when compared to the Quadro NVS 300.

The Quadro NVS 310 and the Quadro NVS 300 have the same amount of video memory, but are likely to provide slightly different experiences when displaying game textures at high resolutions.

The Quadro NVS 310 has 1.4 GB/sec greater memory bandwidth than the Quadro NVS 300, which means that the memory performance of the Quadro NVS 310 is marginally better than the Quadro NVS 300.

The Quadro NVS 310 has 48 Shader Processing Units and the Quadro NVS 300 has 16. However, the actual shader performance of the Quadro NVS 310 is 53 and the actual shader performance of the Quadro NVS 300 is 22. The Quadro NVS 310 having 31 better shader performance and an altogether better performance when taking into account other relevant data means that the Quadro NVS 310 delivers a marginally smoother and more efficient experience when processing graphical data than the Quadro NVS 300.

The Quadro NVS 310 requires 20 Watts to run and the Quadro NVS 300 requires 18 Watts. We would recommend a PSU with at least 350 Watts for the Quadro NVS 300, but we do not have a recommended PSU wattage for the Quadro NVS 310. The Quadro NVS 310 requires 2 Watts more than the Quadro NVS 300 to run. The difference is not significant enough for the Quadro NVS 310 to have a noticeably larger impact on your yearly electricity bills than the Quadro NVS 300.

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GPU Architecture

Core Speed550 MHzvs589 MHz
Boost Clock-vs-
ArchitectureFermi GF119GT218
OC Potential Fair vs -
Driver Support Poor vs -
Release Date01 Jun 2012vs01 Dec 2010
GPU LinkGD LinkGD Link

GPU Memory

Memory512 MBvs512 MB
Memory Speed875 MHzvs790 MHz
Memory Bus64 Bitvs64 Bit
Memory TypeDDR3vsDDR3
Memory Bandwidth14GB/secvs12.6GB/sec
L2 Cache 128 KB green tick vs -
Delta Color Compression no vs no
Memory Performance 5% green tick vs 4%

GPU Display

Shader Processing Units48vs16
Actual Shader Performance3%vs1%
Texture Mapping Units8vs-
Texture Rate4.4 GTexel/svs-
Render Output Units4vs-
Pixel Rate2.2 GPixel/svs-

GPU Outputs

Max Digital Resolution (WxH)2560x1600vs2560x1600
VGA Connections0vs2
DVI Connections0vs2
HDMI Connections0vs0
DisplayPort Connections-vs-

GPU Power Requirements

Max Power20 Wattsvs18 Watts
Recommended PSU-350 Watts

GPU Features

Shader Model5.0vs4.1
Open GL4.5vs3.3
Open CL-vs-
Notebook GPUnono

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GPU Mini Review

Mini ReviewQuadro NVS 310 is a professional Graphics Card certified for professional applications.
Its drivers are not optimized for gaming purposes but rather for the use of professional applications. Its core, the Fermi GF119, is used on the GeForce 510 and therefore its performance is comparable but only slightly better, due to not benefiting from gaming optimizations that GeForce 510 does.
The NVIDIA® NVS™ 300 high resolution, multi-display business graphics solution, designed for small and standard form factor systems, delivers reliable hardware and software for a stable business environment. Tested on leading business applications, NVS 300 is capable of driving two VGA, single link DVI, DisplayPort or HDMI displays. With NVIDIA Mosaic™ and NVIDIA nView® technologies built in, you can span and efficiently manage your entire Windows desktop across multiple displays.
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