NVIDIA Quadro 6000 vs GRID K2
Comparison of Quadro 6000 and GRID K2 architecture, market type and release date.
Quadro 6000 and GRID K2'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 and GRID K2's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Core clock speed
Manufacturing process technology
Power consumption (TDP)
Texture fill rate
32.14 GTexel / s
95.36 GTexel / s
2x 2,289 gflops
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on Quadro 6000 and GRID K2 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).
PCIe 2.0 x16
PCIe 3.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin
Parameters of memory installed on Quadro 6000 and GRID K2: 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
Memory bus width
Memory clock speed
143.4 GB / s
160.0 GB / s
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro 6000 and GRID K2.
1x DVI, 2x DisplayPort, 1x S-Video
APIs supported by Quadro 6000 and GRID K2, sometimes including their particular versions.
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Quadro 6000 and GRID K2. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
Quadro 6000 16.21
GRID K2 17.32 +6.8%
Quadro 6000 3531
GRID K2 3772 +6.8%
Rendering quality tests
GFXBench render quality
GFXBench high precision render quality
Cryptocurrency mining performance of Quadro 6000 and GRID K2. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
91 Mh/s −25.3%
114 Mh/s +25.3%
Let's see how good Quadro 6000 and GRID K2 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro 6000
Cheaper ($4399 vs $5199)
Wider memory bus (384 vs 256 bit)
Less power hungry (204 vs 225 watts)
Advantages of NVIDIA GRID K2
6.8% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (11 May 2013 vs 10 December 2010)
More pipelines (1536 vs 448)
Higher memory bandwidth (160 vs 143.4 GB/s)
Finer manufacturing process technology (28 vs 40 nm)
So, Quadro 6000 or GRID K2?
Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA Quadro 6000 and NVIDIA GRID K2. The differences in performance seem too small.
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