ATI Mobility Radeon 9600 vs NVIDIA Quadro RTX 8000

General info

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

Place in our rating
not rated
Value for money (0-100)
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Rage 8
GPU code name
Market segment
Release date
1 June 2004 (17 years ago)
13 August 2018 (3 years ago)
Launch price (MSRP)
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Price now
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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
Core clock speed
2 MHz
1395 MHz
Boost clock speed
300 MHz
1770 MHz
Number of transistors
76 million
18,600 million
Manufacturing process technology
130 nm
12 nm
Thermal design power (TDP)
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260 Watt
Texture fill rate

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Mobility Radeon 9600 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.

Laptop size
medium sized
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AGP 8x
PCIe 3.0 x16
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267 mm
Supplementary power connectors
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1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin


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
Maximum RAM amount
128 MB
48 GB
Memory bus width
128 / 64 Bit
384 Bit
Memory clock speed
400 MHz
14000 MHz
Memory bandwidth
3.2 GB/s
672.0 GB/s
Shared memory
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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

API support

APIs supported, including particular versions of those APIs.

9.0 (9_0)
12 Ultimate (12_1)
Shader Model
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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 ATI Mobility Radeon 9600

We are unaware of any advantages of ATI Mobility Radeon 9600 over NVIDIA Quadro RTX 8000.

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro RTX 8000

Much newer (13 August 2018 vs 1 June 2004)

Wider memory bus (384 vs 128 bit)

More pipelines (4608 vs 4)

Higher memory bandwidth (672 vs 3.2 GB/s)

Finer manufacturing process technology (12 vs 130 nm)

So, which one is the better GPU?

Technical City couldn't decide between ATI Mobility Radeon 9600 and NVIDIA Quadro RTX 8000. We've got no test results to judge.

Be aware that Mobility Radeon 9600 is a notebook card while Quadro RTX 8000 is a workstation one.

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