For unknown reasons, Quadro cards sometimes have issues with World Machine, depending on the driver edition.
Symptoms can include not being able to see terrain textures larger than 1024×1024 in resolution.
You can fix this by changing a setting in your nvidia control panel as follows:
Some apps have really terrible performance across the board with Quadro cards unless a particular setting/preset is used in the drivers.
It’s an odd and mysterious issue … try going into your Nvidia Control Panel and from the Manage 3D Settings area select “3D App – Video Editing” as a Global Setting, then click Restore.