Intel Data Center GPU Flex 170 vs NVIDIA A100 SXM4

Price now 49999$
Games supported 40%
  • Interface PCIe 4.0 x16
  • Core clock speed 1410 MHz
  • Max video memory 40 GB
  • Memory type HBM2E
  • Memory clock speed 2430 MHz
  • Maximum resolution
Intel Data Center GPU Flex 170
Data Center GPU Flex 170
  • Interface PCIe 4.0 x16
  • Core clock speed
  • Max video memory 16 GB
  • Memory type GDDR6
  • Memory clock speed 16 Gbps
  • Maximum resolution
Price now no data
Games supported 40%

General info

GPU architecture, market segment, value for money and other general parameters compared.

Place in performance ratingnot ratednot rated
ArchitectureAmpere (2020−2022)Generation 12.7 (2022)
GPU code nameGA100DG2-512
Market segmentDesktopDesktop
Release date14 May 2020 (2 years old)24 August 2022 (less than a year old)
Current price$49999 no data

Technical specs

General performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core base clock and boost clock speeds, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their benchmark and gaming test results. Note that power consumption of some graphics cards can well exceed their nominal TDP, especially when overclocked.

Pipelines / CUDA cores69124096
Core clock speed1410 MHzno data
Boost clock speedno data2050 MHz
Number of transistors54,200 million21,700 million
Manufacturing process technology7 nm6 nm
Thermal design power (TDP)400 Watt150 Watt
Texture fill rate609.1524.8

Dimensions and compatibility

Information on compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop video cards it's interface and bus (motherboard compatibility), additional power connectors (power supply compatibility).

InterfacePCIe 4.0 x16PCIe 4.0 x16
Supplementary power connectorsNone1x 8-pin


Parameters of VRAM installed: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Integrated GPUs have no dedicated VRAM and use a shared part of system RAM.

Memory typeHBM2EGDDR6
Maximum RAM amount40 GB16 GB
Memory bus width5120 Bit256 Bit
Memory clock speed2430 MHz16 GB/s
Memory bandwidth1,555 GB/s512.0 GB/s

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on the reviewed GPUs. As a rule, data in this section is precise only for desktop reference ones (so-called Founders Edition for NVIDIA chips). OEM manufacturers may change the number and type of output ports, while for notebook cards availability of certain video outputs ports depends on the laptop model rather than on the card itself.

Display ConnectorsNo outputs1x HDMI 2.1, 3x DisplayPort 2.0
HDMIno data+

API support

APIs supported, including particular versions of those APIs.

DirectX12 Ultimate (12_2)12 Ultimate (12_2)
Shader Model6.56.6
CUDA8.0no data

Advantages and disadvantages

Recency 14 May 2020 24 August 2022
Memory bus width 5120 256
Pipelines / CUDA cores 6912 4096
Memory bandwidth 1 512
Chip lithography 7 nm 6 nm
Thermal design power (TDP) 400 Watt 150 Watt

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A100 SXM4


Intel Data Center GPU Flex 170
Data Center GPU Flex 170

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Competitors of A100 SXM4 by AMD

We believe that the nearest equivalent to A100 SXM4 from AMD is Radeon RX 6800 XT.

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