NVIDIA Quadro 6000 vs K2200

NVIDIA Quadro 6000
NVIDIA Quadro K2200

General info

Comparison of Quadro 6000 and Quadro K2200 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
Value for money (0-100)
Code name
Release date
10 December 2010
22 July 2014
Launch price (MSRP)
Price now

Technical specs

Quadro 6000 and Quadro K2200'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 Quadro K2200's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Core clock speed
574 MHz
1046 MHz
Boost Clock
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1124 MHz
Transistor count
3,100 million
1,870 million
Manufacturing process technology
40 nm
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
204 Watt
68 Watt
Texture fill rate
32.14 GTexel / s
44.96 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
1,027.7 gflops
1,439 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Quadro 6000 and Quadro K2200 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 2.0 x16
248 mm
202 mm
Supplementary power connectors
1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin


Parameters of memory installed on Quadro 6000 and Quadro K2200: 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
Maximum RAM amount
6 GB
4 GB
Memory bus width
384 Bit
128 Bit
Memory clock speed
2988 MHz
5012 MHz
Memory bandwidth
143.4 GB / s
80.19 GB / s

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro 6000 and Quadro K2200.
Display Connectors
1x DVI, 2x DisplayPort, 1x S-Video
1x DVI, 2x DisplayPort

API support

APIs supported by Quadro 6000 and Quadro K2200, sometimes including their particular versions.
12.0 (11_0)
12.0 (11_0)

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Quadro 6000 and Quadro K2200. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

Quadro 6000 16.21
Quadro K2200 17.32 +6.8%


Quadro 6000 3531
Quadro K2200 3650 +3.4%

Octane Render OctaneBench

Quadro 6000 40 +29%
Quadro K2200 31

Rendering quality tests

GFXBench render quality
4541 +0%
4541 +0%
GFXBench high precision render quality
4541 +0%
4541 +0%

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Quadro 6000 and Quadro K2200. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
91 Mh/s −78%
162 Mh/s +78%
Ethereum / ETH (DaggerHashimoto)
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1.6 Mh/s

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Quadro 6000 and Quadro K2200 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro 6000

Wider memory bus (384 vs 128 bit)
Higher memory bandwidth (143.4 vs 80.19 GB/s)

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro K2200

6.8% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (22 July 2014 vs 10 December 2010)
Cheaper ($395.75 vs $4399)
More pipelines (640 vs 448)
Finer manufacturing process technology (28 vs 40 nm)
Less power hungry (68 vs 204 watts)
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)

So, Quadro 6000 or K2200?

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