NVIDIA Quadro 6000 vs GRID M6-8Q
Comparison of Quadro 6000 and GRID M6-8Q architecture, market type and release date.
Quadro 6000 and GRID M6-8Q'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 M6-8Q'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
69.31 GTexel / s
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on Quadro 6000 and GRID M6-8Q 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 M6-8Q: 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
160.4 GB / s
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro 6000 and GRID M6-8Q.
1x DVI, 2x DisplayPort, 1x S-Video
APIs supported by Quadro 6000 and GRID M6-8Q, sometimes including their particular versions.
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Quadro 6000 and GRID M6-8Q. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
Quadro 6000 15.28
GRID M6-8Q 15.44 +1%
Quadro 6000 3531
GRID M6-8Q 3568 +1%
Cryptocurrency mining performance of Quadro 6000 and GRID M6-8Q. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
Let's see how good Quadro 6000 and GRID M6-8Q are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro 6000
Wider memory bus (384 vs 256 bit)
Advantages of NVIDIA GRID M6-8Q
1% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (30 August 2015 vs 10 December 2010)
More pipelines (1536 vs 448)
Higher memory bandwidth (160.4 vs 143.4 GB/s)
Finer manufacturing process technology (28 vs 40 nm)
Less power hungry (100 vs 204 watts)
So, Quadro 6000 or GRID M6-8Q?
Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA Quadro 6000 and NVIDIA GRID M6-8Q. The differences in performance seem too small.
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