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NVIDIA PG506-242: specs and benchmarks
- Interface PCIe 4.0 x16
- Core clock speed
- Max video memory 24 GB
- Memory type HBM2
- Memory clock speed 2.4 Gbps
- Maximum resolution
NVIDIA started PG506-242 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 PG506-242 benchmark results.
Of PG506-242's architecture, market segment and release date.
|Place in performance rating||not rated|
|GPU code name||GA100|
|Release date||12 April 2021 (less than a year ago)|
PG506-242's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU base clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of PG506-242's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
|Pipelines / CUDA cores||3584||of 14080 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)|
|Boost clock speed||1440 MHz||of 2903 (Radeon Pro W6600)|
|Number of transistors||54,200 million||of 14400 (GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile)|
|Manufacturing process technology||7 nm||of 5 (Apple M1 GPU)|
|Thermal design power (TDP)||165 Watt||of 900 (Tesla S2050)|
|Texture fill rate||322.6||of 779.2 (Radeon RX 6900 XTX)|
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on PG506-242'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|
|Supplementary power connectors||8-pin EPS|
Parameters of memory installed on PG506-242: 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.
|Maximum RAM amount||24 GB||of 128 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)|
|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 PG506-242. 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|
APIs supported by PG506-242, sometimes including their particular versions.
|OpenGL||N/A||of 4.6 (GeForce GTX 1080 Mobile)|
We believe that the nearest equivalent to PG506-242 from AMD is Radeon RX 5700 XT 50th Anniversary.
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