NVIDIA Quadro GP100 vs RTX 4000

NVIDIA Quadro GP100
NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000

General info

Comparison of Quadro GP100 and Quadro RTX 4000 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
Value for money (0-100)
Code name
Release date
1 October 2016
13 November 2018
Launch price (MSRP)
Price now

Technical specs

Quadro GP100 and Quadro RTX 4000's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Quadro GP100 and Quadro RTX 4000's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Core clock speed
1304 MHz
1005 MHz
Boost Clock
1442 MHz
1545 MHz
Transistor count
15,300 million
13,600 million
Manufacturing process technology
16 nm
12 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
235 Watt
160 Watt
Texture fill rate
323.0 GTexel / s
222.5 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
10,329 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Quadro GP100 and Quadro RTX 4000 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 3.0 x16
PCIe 3.0 x16
267 mm
241 mm
Supplementary power connectors
1x 8-pin
1x 8-pin


Parameters of memory installed on Quadro GP100 and Quadro RTX 4000: 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
16 GB
8 GB
Memory bus width
4096 Bit
256 Bit
Memory clock speed
1430 MHz
13000 MHz
Memory bandwidth
732.2 GB / s
416.0 GB / s

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro GP100 and Quadro RTX 4000.
Display Connectors
1x DVI, 4x DisplayPort
3x DisplayPort, 1x USB Type-C

API support

APIs supported by Quadro GP100 and Quadro RTX 4000, sometimes including their particular versions.
12.0 (12_1)
12.0 (12_1)

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Quadro GP100 and Quadro RTX 4000. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

Quadro GP100 67.57
RTX 4000 69.30 +2.6%


Quadro GP100 12742
RTX 4000 13305 +4.4%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Quadro GP100 and Quadro RTX 4000 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro GP100

Wider memory bus (4096 vs 256 bit)
More pipelines (3584 vs 2304)
Higher memory bandwidth (732.2 vs 416 GB/s)

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000

2.6% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (13 November 2018 vs 1 October 2016)
Finer manufacturing process technology (12 vs 16 nm)
Less power hungry (160 vs 235 watts)

So, Quadro GP100 or RTX 4000?

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