NVIDIA PG506-232: specs and benchmarks

NVIDIA PG506-232

Summary

NVIDIA started PG506-232 sales 12 April 2021. This is Ampere architecture desktop card based on 7 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 24 GB of HBM2 memory clocked at 2.4 GB/s are supplied, and together with 3072 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 933.1 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is dual-slot card attached via PCIe 4.0 x16 interface. Its manufacturer default version has a length of 267 mm. 8-pin EPS power connector is required, and power consumption is at 165 Watt.

We have no data on PG506-232 benchmark results.

General info

Of PG506-232's architecture, market type and release date.

Place in our rating
not rated
 
Architecture
Ampere
 
GPU code name
GA100
 
Market segment
Desktop
 
Launch date
12 April 2021 (less than a year ago)
 

Technical specs

PG506-232's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU base clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of PG506-232's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.

Pipelines / CUDA cores
3584
 
of 10752 (GA102)
Boost clock speed
1440 MHz
 
Number of transistors
54,200 million
 
Manufacturing process technology
7 nm
 
Thermal design power (TDP)
165 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate
322.6
 

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on PG506-232's 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).

Interface
PCIe 4.0 x16
 
Length
267 mm
 
Supplementary power connectors
8-pin EPS
 

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on PG506-232: 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
HBM2
 
Maximum RAM amount
24 GB
 
Memory bus width
3072 Bit
 
of 6144 (GRID A100A)
Memory clock speed
2.4 GB/s
 
of 19500 (GeForce RTX 3090)
Memory bandwidth
933.1 GB/s
 
of 1024 (Radeon VII)

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on PG506-232. As a rule, this section is relevant only for desktop reference video cards, since for notebook ones the availability of certain video outputs depends on the laptop model.

Display Connectors
No outputs
 

API support

APIs supported by PG506-232, sometimes including their particular versions.

DirectX
N/A
 
Shader Model
N/A
 
OpenGL
N/A
 
OpenCL
3.0
 
Vulkan
N/A
 
CUDA
8.0
 

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to PG506-232 from AMD is Radeon RX 5700 XT 50th Anniversary.

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