NVIDIA Quadro 6000 vs GRID M6-8Q

NVIDIA Quadro 6000
NVIDIA GRID M6-8Q

General info

Comparison of Quadro 6000 and GRID M6-8Q architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
1.06
 
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Architecture
Fermi
 
Maxwell 2.0
Code name
GF100
 
GM204
Type
Workstation
 
Workstation
Release date
10 December 2010
 
30 August 2015
Launch price (MSRP)
$4,399
 
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Price now
$3900
 
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Technical specs

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.
Pipelines
448
 
1536
Core clock speed
574 MHz
 
722 MHz
Transistor count
3,100 million
 
5,200 million
Manufacturing process technology
40 nm
 
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
204 Watt
 
100 Watt
Texture fill rate
32.14 GTexel / s
 
69.31 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
1,027.7 gflops
 
2,218 gflops

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).
Interface
PCIe 2.0 x16
 
PCIe 3.0 x16
Length
248 mm
 
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Supplementary power connectors
1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin
 
None

Memory

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.
Memory type
GDDR5
 
GDDR5
Maximum RAM amount
6 GB
 
8 GB
Memory bus width
384 Bit
 
256 Bit
Memory clock speed
2988 MHz
 
5012 MHz
Memory bandwidth
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.
Display Connectors
1x DVI, 2x DisplayPort, 1x S-Video
 
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API support

APIs supported by Quadro 6000 and GRID M6-8Q, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12.0 (11_0)
 
12.0 (12_1)
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.6

Benchmark performance

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%

Passmark

Quadro 6000 3531
GRID M6-8Q 3568 +1%

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Quadro 6000 and GRID M6-8Q. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
91 Mh/s
 
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Gaming performance

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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