NVIDIA Quadro GP100 vs RTX 5000

NVIDIA Quadro GP100
NVIDIA Quadro RTX 5000

General info

Comparison of Quadro GP100 and Quadro RTX 5000 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
Value for money (0-100)
Code name
Release date
1 October 2016
13 August 2018
Launch price (MSRP)
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Technical specs

Quadro GP100 and Quadro RTX 5000'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 5000's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Core clock speed
1304 MHz
1620 MHz
Boost Clock
1442 MHz
1815 MHz
Transistor count
15,300 million
13,600 million
Manufacturing process technology
16 nm
12 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
235 Watt
230 Watt
Texture fill rate
323.0 GTexel / s
348.5 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
10,329 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Quadro GP100 and Quadro RTX 5000 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
267 mm
Supplementary power connectors
1x 8-pin
1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin


Parameters of memory installed on Quadro GP100 and Quadro RTX 5000: 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
16 GB
Memory bus width
4096 Bit
256 Bit
Memory clock speed
1430 MHz
14000 MHz
Memory bandwidth
732.2 GB / s
448.0 GB / s

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro GP100 and Quadro RTX 5000.
Display Connectors
1x DVI, 4x DisplayPort
4x DisplayPort, 1x USB Type-C

API support

APIs supported by Quadro GP100 and Quadro RTX 5000, 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 5000. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

Quadro GP100 67.57
RTX 5000 68.29 +1.1%


Quadro GP100 12742
RTX 5000 12878 +1.1%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Quadro GP100 and Quadro RTX 5000 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 3072)
Higher memory bandwidth (732.2 vs 448 GB/s)

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro RTX 5000

1.1% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (13 August 2018 vs 1 October 2016)
Finer manufacturing process technology (12 vs 16 nm)
Less power hungry (230 vs 235 watts)

So, Quadro GP100 or RTX 5000?

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