GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q 3 GB vs Tesla V100 PCIe 16 GB

General info

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

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Architecture
Pascal
 
Volta
GPU code name
GP106
 
GV100
Market segment
Laptop
 
Workstation
Launch date
27 June 2017 (3 years ago)
 
21 June 2017 (3 years ago)
Price now
$979
 
$6975

Technical specs

General performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core 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.

Pipelines / CUDA cores
1280
 
5120
Core clock speed
1265 MHz
 
1246 MHz
Boost clock
1480 MHz
 
1380 MHz
Transistor count
4,400 million
 
21,100 million
Manufacturing process technology
16 nm
 
12 nm
Thermal design power (TDP)
80 Watt
 
300 Watt
Texture fill rate
118.4
 
441.6
Floating-point performance
3,789 gflops
 
14,131 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q 3 GB and Tesla V100 PCIe 16 GB 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 x16
 
PCIe 3.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
None
 
2x 8-pin

Memory

Parameters of memory installed: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors don't have dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM.

Memory type
GDDR5
 
HBM2
Maximum RAM amount
3 GB
 
16 GB
Memory bus width
192 Bit
 
4096 Bit
Memory clock speed
8008 MHz
 
1752 MHz
Memory bandwidth
192.2 GB/s
 
897.0 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. 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 data
 
No outputs

API support

APIs supported, including particular versions of those APIs.

DirectX
12.0
 
12 (12_1)
Shader Model
5.0
 
6.4
OpenGL
4.5
 
4.6
OpenCL
1.2
 
1.2
Vulkan
-
 
1.2.131
CUDA
6.1
 
7.0

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q 3 GB

Cheaper ($979 vs $6975)

Lower power consumption (80 vs 300 watts)

Advantages of NVIDIA Tesla V100 PCIe 16 GB

Wider memory bus (4096 vs 192 bit)

More pipelines (5120 vs 1280)

Higher memory bandwidth (897 vs 192.2 GB/s)

Finer manufacturing process technology (12 vs 16 nm)

So, GTX 1060 Max-Q 3 GB or Tesla V100 PCIe 16 GB?

Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q 3 GB and NVIDIA Tesla V100 PCIe 16 GB. We've got no test results to judge.

Be aware that GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q 3 GB is a notebook card while Tesla V100 PCIe 16 GB 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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