GeForce GTX TITAN BLACK: specs and benchmarks

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Aggregate performance score

GeForce GTX TITAN BLACK provides acceptable gaming and benchmark performance at 23.23% of a leader's which is GeForce RTX 4090.

Summary

NVIDIA started GeForce GTX TITAN BLACK sales 18 February 2014 at a recommended price of $999 . This is a desktop graphics card based on a Kepler architecture and made with 28 nm manufacturing process. It is primarily aimed at gamer market. 6 GB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 7 GHz are supplied, and together with 384 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 336.0 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is dual-slot card attached via PCIe 3.0 x16 interface. Its manufacturer default version has a length of 267 mm. One 6-pin and one 8-pin connectors are required, and power consumption is at 250 Watt.

Primary details

Some basic facts about GeForce GTX TITAN BLACK: architecture, market segment, release date etc.

Place in performance ranking220
Place by popularitynot in top-100
Cost-effectiveness evaluation2.71
ArchitectureKepler (2012−2018)
GPU code nameGK110B
Market segmentDesktop
Release date18 February 2014 (10 years ago)
Launch price (MSRP)$999

Cost-effectiveness evaluation

Performance to price ratio. The higher, the better.

Detailed specifications

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

Pipelines / CUDA cores2880of 20480 (Data Center GPU Max NEXT)
Core clock speed889 MHzof 2610 (Radeon RX 6500 XT)
Boost clock speed980 MHzof 3599 (Radeon RX 7990 XTX)
Number of transistors7,080 millionof 14400 (GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile)
Manufacturing process technology28 nmof 4 (H100 PCIe)
Power consumption (TDP)250 Wattof 2400 (Data Center GPU Max Subsystem)
Texture fill rate235.2of 969.9 (H100 SXM5 96 GB)
Floating-point performance5,645 gflopsof 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Form factor & compatibility

This section provides details about the physical dimensions of GeForce GTX TITAN BLACK 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
Length267 mm
Width2-slot
Supplementary power connectors1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin

VRAM capacity and type

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX TITAN BLACK: 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 typeGDDR5
Maximum RAM amount6 GBof 192 (Radeon Instinct MI300X)
Memory bus width384 Bitof 8192 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)
Memory clock speed7000 MHzof 23000 (GeForce RTX 4080 SUPER)
Memory bandwidth336.0 GB/sof 3276 (Aldebaran)

Connectivity and outputs

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX TITAN BLACK. 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 Connectors2x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort
HDMI+

API compatibility

APIs supported by GeForce GTX TITAN BLACK, sometimes including their particular versions.

DirectX12 (11_1)
Shader Model5.1
OpenGL4.6
OpenCL1.2
Vulkan1.1.126
CUDA3.5

Benchmark performance

Synthetic benchmark performance of GeForce GTX TITAN BLACK. 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.

GTX TITAN BLACK 23.23

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: 26%

GTX TITAN BLACK 8971

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

Fire Strike is a DirectX 11 benchmark for gaming PCs. It features two separate tests displaying a fight between a humanoid and a fiery creature made of lava. Using 1920x1080 resolution, Fire Strike shows off some realistic graphics and is quite taxing on hardware.

Benchmark coverage: 14%

GTX TITAN BLACK 11690

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%

GTX TITAN BLACK 28696

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: 6%

GTX TITAN BLACK 23559

GeekBench 5 CUDA

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 CUDA API by NVIDIA.

Benchmark coverage: 4%

GTX TITAN BLACK 20282

Octane Render OctaneBench

This is a special benchmark measuring graphics card performance in OctaneRender, which is a realistic GPU rendering engine by OTOY Inc., available either as a standalone program, or as a plugin for 3DS Max, Cinema 4D and many other apps. It renders four different static scenes, then compares render times with a reference GPU which is currently GeForce GTX 980. This benchmark has nothing to do with gaming and is aimed at professional 3D graphics artists.

Benchmark coverage: 4%

GTX TITAN BLACK 101

Unigine Heaven 4.0

This is an old DirectX 11 benchmark, a newer version of Unigine 3.0 with relatively small differences. It displays a fantasy medieval town sprawling over several flying islands. The benchmark is still sometimes used, despite its significant age, as it was released back in 2013.

Benchmark coverage: 1%

GTX TITAN BLACK 1787

Gaming performance

Let's see how good GeForce GTX TITAN BLACK 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.

Closest competitors

GeForce GTX TITAN BLACK's performance relative to its closest rivals among desktop graphics cards.


GeForce GTX TITAN BLACK 100

AMD equivalent

According to our data, the closest AMD alternative to GeForce GTX TITAN BLACK is Radeon R9 390, which is slower by 1% and lower by 1 position in our ranking.

Here are some closest AMD rivals to GeForce GTX TITAN BLACK:

Radeon RX 590 104.82
GeForce GTX TITAN BLACK 100

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Community ratings

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