NVIDIA Quadro 6000: specs and benchmarks

NVIDIA Quadro 6000

Summary

NVIDIA started Quadro 6000 sales 10 December 2010 at a recommended price of $4,399. This is Fermi architecture desktop card based on 40 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at designers. 6 GB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 2.99 GHz are supplied, and together with 384 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 143.4 GB / s.

Compatibility-wise, this is 2-slot card attached via PCIe 2.0 x16 interface. Its manufacturer default version has a length of 248 mm. One 6-pin and one 8-pin connectors are required, and power consumption is at 204 Watt.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 18.12 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA TITAN V.

General info

Of Quadro 6000's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Perfomance to price
17.11
 
Architecture
Fermi
 
Code name
GF100
 
Type
Workstation
 
Release date
10 December 2010
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$4,399
 
of 14999 (Quadro Plex 7000)
Price
$418.99
 
of 4095.95 (Quadro P6000)

Technical specs

Quadro 6000's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Quadro 6000's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
448
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Core clock speed
574 MHz
 
Transistor count
3,100 million
 
of 21100
Manufacturing process technology
40 nm
 
Power consumption (TDP)
204 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate
32.1 GTexel / s
 
of 512 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Floating-point performance
1,027.7 gflops
 
of 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Quadro 6000'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 2.0 x16
 
Length
248 mm
 
Supplementary power connectors
1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin
 

Memory specs

Parameters of memory installed on Quadro 6000: 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
 
Maximum RAM amount
6 GB
 
of 32
Memory bus width
384 Bit
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Memory clock speed
2988 MHz
 
of 14000
Memory bandwidth
143.4 GB / s
 
of 1024 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro 6000.
Display Connectors
1x DVI, 2x DisplayPort, 1x S-Video
 

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Quadro 6000. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
CUDA
2.0
 

API support

APIs supported by Quadro 6000, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
11.0
 
OpenGL
4.5
 
of 4.6

Video card benchmarks performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Quadro 6000. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
18.26
 
 
Passmark
3517
 
Octane Render OctaneBench
40
 

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Quadro 6000. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
91 Mh/s
 
 

Relative perfomance

Overall Quadro 6000 performance compared to its nearest competitors. All GPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Quadro 6000 from AMD is FirePro D500, which is slower by 2% and lower by 4 positions in our rating.

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