AMD Radeon RX 7990 XTX vs NVIDIA A100 SXM4

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Games supported 39%
NVIDIA A100 SXM4
NVIDIA A100 SXM4
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  • 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
AMD Radeon RX 7990 XTX
Radeon RX 7990 XTX
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  • Interface PCIe 4.0 x16
  • Core clock speed
  • Max video memory 24 GB
  • Memory type GDDR6
  • Memory clock speed 24 Gbps
  • Maximum resolution
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Games supported 39%

General info

Comparison of graphics card architecture, market segment, value for money and other general parameters.

Place in performance ratingnot ratednot rated
ArchitectureAmpere (2020−2022)RDNA 3.0 (2022)
GPU code nameGA100Navi 31
Market segmentDesktopDesktop
Release date14 May 2020
(2 years old)
2023
(recently)
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 cores69126144
Core clock speed1410 MHzno data
Boost clock speedno data3599 MHz
Number of transistors54,200 million57,700 million
Manufacturing process technology7 nm5 nm
Thermal design power (TDP)400 Watt405 Watt
Texture fill rate609.11,382

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

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
Lengthno data287 mm
WidthIGP3-slot
Supplementary power connectorsNone2x 8-pin

Memory

Parameters of memory installed: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors have no dedicated VRAM and use a shared part of system RAM.

Memory typeHBM2EGDDR6
Maximum RAM amount40 GB24 GB
Memory bus width5120 Bit384 Bit
Memory clock speed2430 MHz24 GB/s
Memory bandwidth1,555 GB/s1,152 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 2.1a, 2x DisplayPort 2.1, 1x USB Type-C
HDMIno data+

API support

APIs supported, including particular versions of those APIs.

DirectX12 Ultimate (12_2)12 Ultimate (12_2)
Shader Model6.56.7
OpenGL4.64.6
OpenCL2.02.1
Vulkan1.2.1401.3
CUDA8.0no data

Advantages and disadvantages


Memory bus width 5120 384
Pipelines / CUDA cores 6912 6144
Chip lithography 7 nm 5 nm
Thermal design power (TDP) 400 Watt 405 Watt

Technical City couldn't decide between

NVIDIA A100 SXM4
A100 SXM4

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AMD Radeon RX 7990 XTX
Radeon RX 7990 XTX

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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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Competitors of Radeon RX 7990 XTX by NVIDIA

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Radeon RX 7990 XTX from NVIDIA is GeForce RTX 4090.

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