NVIDIA CMP 40HX: specs and benchmarks

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Summary

NVIDIA started CMP 40HX sales 25 February 2021 at a recommended price of $699 . This is a desktop graphics card based on a Turing architecture and made with 12 nm manufacturing process. It is primarily aimed at gamer market. 8 GB of GDDR6 memory clocked at 14 GB/s are supplied, and together with 256 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 448.0 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is dual-slot card attached via PCIe 3.0 x16 interface. Its manufacturer default version has a length of 229 mm. 1x 8-pin power connector is required, and power consumption is at 185 Watt.

It provides good gaming and benchmark performance at 28.54% of a leader's which is NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4090.

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General info

Some basic facts about CMP 40HX: architecture, market segment, release date etc.

Place in performance ranking174
Place by popularitynot in top-100
Value for money49.49
ArchitectureTuring (2018−2021)
GPU code nameTU106
Market segmentDesktop
Release date25 February 2021 (3 years old)
Launch price (MSRP)$699
Current price$152 (0.2x MSRP)of 168889 (A100 PCIe 80 GB)
Value for money

Performance to price ratio. The higher, the better.

Technical specs

CMP 40HX's specs such as number of shaders, GPU base clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of CMP 40HX's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.

Pipelines / CUDA cores2304of 20480 (Data Center GPU Max NEXT)
Boost clock speed1650 MHzof 3599 (Radeon RX 7990 XTX)
Number of transistors10,800 millionof 14400 (GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile)
Manufacturing process technology12 nmof 4 (GeForce RTX 4080)
Power consumption (TDP)185 Wattof 2400 (Data Center GPU Max Subsystem)
Texture fill rate237.6of 969.9 (H100 SXM5 96 GB)

Size and compatibility

This section provides details about the physical dimensions of CMP 40HX and its compatibility with other computer components. This information is useful when selecting a computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop graphics cards, it includes details about the interface and bus (for motherboard compatibility) and additional power connectors (for power supply compatibility).

InterfacePCIe 3.0 x16
Length229 mm
Width2-slot
Supplementary power connectors1x 8-pin

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on CMP 40HX: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors have no dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM instead.

Memory typeGDDR6
Maximum RAM amount8 GBof 192 (Radeon Instinct MI300X)
Memory bus width256 Bitof 19000 (GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB)
Memory clock speed14 GB/sof 23000 (GeForce RTX 4080 SUPER)
Memory bandwidth448.0 GB/sof 3276 (Aldebaran)

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on CMP 40HX. As a rule, this section is relevant only for desktop reference graphics cards, since for notebook ones the availability of certain video outputs depends on the laptop model, while non-reference desktop models can (though not necessarily will) bear a different set of video ports.

Display ConnectorsNo outputs

API support

APIs supported by CMP 40HX, sometimes including their particular versions.

DirectX12 Ultimate (12_2)
Shader Model6.6
OpenGL4.6
OpenCL3.0
Vulkan1.2
CUDA7.5

Benchmark performance

Synthetic benchmark performance of CMP 40HX. The combined score is measured on a 0-100 point scale.


Combined synthetic benchmark score

This is our combined benchmark performance score. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.

Passmark

This is the most ubiquitous GPU benchmark, part of Passmark PerformanceTest suite. It gives the graphics card a thorough evaluation under various types of load, providing four separate benchmarks for Direct3D versions 9, 10, 11 and 12 (the last being done in 4K resolution if possible), and few more tests engaging DirectCompute capabilities.

Benchmark coverage: 25%

CMP 40HX 11071

GeekBench 5 OpenCL

Geekbench 5 is a widespread graphics card benchmark combined from 11 different test scenarios. All these scenarios rely on direct usage of GPU's processing power, no 3D rendering is involved. This variation uses OpenCL API by Khronos Group.

Benchmark coverage: 9%

CMP 40HX 96827

GeekBench 5 Vulkan

Geekbench 5 is a widespread graphics card benchmark combined from 11 different test scenarios. All these scenarios rely on direct usage of GPU's processing power, no 3D rendering is involved. This variation uses Vulkan API by AMD & Khronos Group.

Benchmark coverage: 5%

CMP 40HX 65252

Gaming performance

Let's see how good CMP 40HX is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in frames per second. Comparisons with game system requirements are included, but remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect reality inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

CMP 40HX's performance compared to nearest competitors among desktop video cards.


AMD equivalent

According to our data, the closest AMD alternative to CMP 40HX is Fiji, which is slower by 1% and lower by 3 positions in our ranking.

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Similar GPUs

Here is our recommendation of several graphics cards that are more or less close in performance to the one reviewed.

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Recommended processors

These processors are most commonly used with CMP 40HX according to our statistics.

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