With the GPU Profiles setting on the Virtual Hardware page in vSphere Web Client, you can select a virtual GPU type that provides specific capabilities on the physical NVIDIA GPU on the ESXi host.

On Linux virtual machines, NVIDIA GRID vGPU is supported on NVIDIA Tesla M6, M10, M60, or P40 GPUs.

Table 1. Virtual GPU Types Available for NVIDIA GRID M60 vGPU on Linux Virtual Machines
Virtual GPU Type Physical Board Physical GPUs FB Per Virtual GPU Display Heads Maximum Resolution Maximum Virtual GPUs Per Physical GPU Maximum Virtual GPUs Per Physical Board
GRID M60-1q Tesla M60 two 1G 2 2560x1600 8 16
GRID M60-2q Tesla M60 two 2G 4 2560x1600 4 8
GRID M60-4q Tesla M60 two 4G 4 3840x2160 2 4
GRID M60-8q Tesla M60 two 8G 4 3840x2160 1 2
Table 2. Virtual GPU Types Available for NVIDIA GRID M6 vGPU on Linux Virtual Machines
Virtual GPU Type Physical Board Physical GPUs FB Per Virtual GPU Display Heads Maximum Resolution Maximum Virtual GPUs Per Physical GPU Maximum Virtual GPUs Per Physical Board
GRID M6-1q Tesla M6 one 1G 2 2560x1600 8 8
GRID M6-2q Tesla M6 one 2G 4 2560x1600 4 4
GRID M6-4q Tesla M6 one 4G 4 3840x2160 2 2
GRID M6-8q Tesla M6 one 8G 4 3840x2160 1 1
Table 3. Virtual GPU Types Available for NVIDIA GRID M10 vGPU on Linux Virtual Machines
Virtual GPU Type Physical Board Physical GPUs FB Per Virtual GPU Display Heads Maximum Resolution Maximum Virtual GPUs Per Physical GPU Maximum Virtual GPUs Per Physical Board
GRID M10-1q Tesla M10 four 1G 2 4096x2160 8 16
GRID M10-2q Tesla M10 four 2G 4 4096x2160 4 8
GRID M10-4q Tesla M10 four 4G 4 4096x2160 2 4
GRID M10-8q Tesla M10 four 8G 4 4096x2160 1 2
Table 4. Virtual GPU Types Available for NVIDIA GRID P40 vGPU on Linux Virtual Machines
Virtual GPU Type Physical Board Physical GPUs FB Per Virtual GPU Display Heads Maximum Resolution Maximum Virtual GPUs Per Physical GPU Maximum Virtual GPUs Per Physical Board
GRID P40-1q Tesla P40 one 1G 2 4096x2160 24 24
GRID P40-2q Tesla P40 one 2G 4 4096x2160 12 12
GRID P40-3q Tesla P40 one 3G 4 4096x2160 8 8
GRID P40-4q Tesla P40 one 4G 4 4096x2160 6 6
GRID P40-6q Tesla P40 one 6G 4 5120x2880 4 4
GRID P40-8q Tesla P40 one 8G 4 5120x2880 3 3
GRID P40-12q Tesla P40 one 12G 4 5120x2880 2 4
GRID P40-24q Tesla P40 one 24G 4 5120x2880 1 2