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 Dual-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 13.01 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti.

General info

Of Quadro 6000's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
0.77
 
Architecture
Fermi
 
Code name
GF100
 
Type
Workstation
 
Release date
10 December 2010
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$4,399
 
Price now
$4100
 
of 10182 (Quadro GV100)

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
 
Core clock speed
574 MHz
 
Transistor count
3,100 million
 
Manufacturing process technology
40 nm
 
Power consumption (TDP)
204 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate
32.14
 
Floating-point performance
1,027.7 gflops
 

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

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 8192 (Radeon RX 480)
Memory bus width
384 Bit
 
of 5120 (A100 SXM4)
Memory clock speed
2988 MHz
 
Memory bandwidth
143.4 GB/s
 
of 1024 (Radeon VII)

Video outputs and ports

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

API support

APIs supported by Quadro 6000, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 (11_0)
 
OpenGL
4.6
 

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Quadro 6000. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

13.01

Passmark

2819

Octane Render OctaneBench

40

Mining hashrates

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

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Quadro 6000 is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS. Comparisons with system requirements are included, but remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Quadro 6000 from AMD is Radeon Pro W5500M, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 1 position in our rating.

User rating

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