GeForce 920M vs Quadro RTX 8000

General info

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

Place in our rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
0.12
 
0.63
Architecture
Kepler
 
Turing
GPU code name
N16V-GM-S
 
TU102
Market segment
Laptop
 
Workstation
Release date
27 January 2015 (6 years ago)
 
13 August 2018 (3 years ago)
Launch price (MSRP)
no data
 
$9,999
Price now
$895
 
$4414

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 cores
384
 
4608
Core clock speed
954 MHz
 
1395 MHz
Boost clock speed
no data
 
1770 MHz
Number of transistors
915 million
 
18,600 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
12 nm
Thermal design power (TDP)
33 Watt
 
260 Watt
Texture fill rate
30.53
 
509.8
Floating-point performance
297.6 gflops
 
no data

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce 920M and Quadro RTX 8000 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). For notebook video cards it's notebook size, connection slot and bus, if the video card is inserted into a slot instead of being soldered to the notebook motherboard.

Interface
PCIe 3.0 x8
 
PCIe 3.0 x16
Length
no data
 
267 mm
Supplementary power connectors
no data
 
1x 6-pin + 1x 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 type
DDR3
 
GDDR6
Maximum RAM amount
4 GB
 
48 GB
Memory bus width
64 Bit
 
384 Bit
Memory clock speed
1800 MHz
 
14000 MHz
Memory bandwidth
14.4 GB/s
 
672.0 GB/s
Shared memory
-
 
no data

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 Connectors
No outputs
 
4x DisplayPort, 1x USB Type-C

Technologies

Supported technological solutions. This information will prove useful if you need some particular technology for your purposes.

Optimus
+
 
-

API support

APIs supported, including particular versions of those APIs.

DirectX
12 (11_0)
 
12 Ultimate (12_1)
Shader Model
5.1
 
6.5
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.6
OpenCL
1.2
 
2.0
Vulkan
1.1.126
 
1.2.131
CUDA
+
 
7.5

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmark performance comparison. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall score

This is our combined benchmark performance rating. 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.

GeForce 920M 2.70
RTX 8000 72.26 +2576.3%

Passmark

This is probably the most ubiquitous benchmark, part of Passmark PerformanceTest suite. It gives the graphics card a thorough evaluation under various 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.

GeForce 920M 727
RTX 8000 19477 +2579.1%

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of GeForce 920M and Quadro RTX 8000. Usually measured in megahashes per second.

Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
40 Mh/s
 
no data

Gaming performance

Let's see how good the compared graphics cards are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

GeForce 920M satisfies 71% minimum and 60% recommended requirements of all games known to us.

Minimum
71%
Recommended
60%
Minimum
71%
Recommended
60%

RTX 8000 satisfies 100% minimum and 100% recommended requirements of all games known to us.

Minimum
100%
Recommended
100%
Minimum
100%
Recommended
100%

Here are the average frames per second in a large set of popular games across different resolutions:

 
GeForce 920M
RTX 8000
1080p
 
16
no data
4K
 
9
no data

1920x1080
Medium Settings

Forza Horizon 4
 
16
 
no data

1920x1080
High Settings

Forza Horizon 4
 
15
 
no data
Metro Exodus
 
7
 
no data

Competitors of GeForce 920M from AMD

The nearest GeForce 920M's AMD equivalent is Radeon HD 6550M, which is faster by 1% and higher by 2 positions in our rating.

Here are some closest AMD rivals to GeForce 920M:

Competitors of Quadro RTX 8000 from AMD

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Quadro RTX 8000 from AMD is Radeon Pro W6800, which is slower by 8% and lower by 13 positions in our rating.

Here are some closest AMD rivals to Quadro RTX 8000:

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce 920M

Cheaper ($895 vs $4414)

Lower power consumption (33W vs 260W), meaning that the rival with higher TDP might require a better cooler or other thermal solution.

Optimus (lowers energy usage by automatically switching between integrated and discrete NVIDIA GPU. Similar to AMD Enduro)

PhysX (hardware acceleration of physical simulation engine named PhysX)

CUDA (Compute Unified Device Architecture - an API for video card computing power usage in tasks different from 3D graphics processing. Can be used for physics simulation for instance)

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro RTX 8000

2576.3% faster (about 27 times) in synthetic tests

Much newer (13 August 2018 vs 27 January 2015)

Wider memory bus (384 vs 64 bit)

More pipelines (4608 vs 384)

Higher memory bandwidth (672 vs 14.4 GB/s)

Finer manufacturing process technology (12 vs 28 nm)

So, which one is the better GPU?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA Quadro RTX 8000, since it shows better performance.

Be aware that GeForce 920M is a notebook card while Quadro RTX 8000 is a workstation one.

Should you still have questions concerning choice between the reviewed GPUs, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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