NVIDIA Quadro K2000D vs AMD FirePro A320

NVIDIA Quadro K2000D
AMD FirePro A320

General info

Comparison of Quadro K2000D and FirePro A320 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
not rated
Value for money (0-100)
11.13
 
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Architecture
Kepler
 
TeraScale 3
Code name
GK107
 
Trinity GL
Type
Workstation
 
Workstation
Release date
1 March 2013
 
6 June 2012
Launch price (MSRP)
$599
 
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Price now
$159
 
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Technical specs

Quadro K2000D and FirePro A320's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Quadro K2000D and FirePro A320's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
384
 
384
Core clock speed
954 MHz
 
800 MHz
Boost Clock
n/d
 
955 MHz
Transistor count
1,270 million
 
1,303 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
32 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
51 Watt
 
100 Watt
Texture fill rate
30.53 GTexel / s
 
22.92 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
732.7 gflops
 
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Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Quadro K2000D and FirePro A320 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 2.0 x16
Length
202 mm
 
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Supplementary power connectors
None
 
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Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Quadro K2000D and FirePro A320: 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
 
System Shared
Maximum RAM amount
2 GB
 
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Memory bus width
128 Bit
 
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Memory clock speed
4000 MHz
 
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Memory bandwidth
64 GB / s
 
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Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro K2000D and FirePro A320.
Display Connectors
2x DVI, 1x mini-DisplayPort
 
No outputs

API support

APIs supported by Quadro K2000D and FirePro A320, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12.0 (11_0)
 
11.2 (11_0)
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.4
Vulkan
+
 
-

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Quadro K2000D and FirePro A320. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
31 Mh/s
 
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Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro K2000D

Somewhat newer (1 March 2013 vs 6 June 2012)
Finer manufacturing process technology (28 vs 32 nm)
Less power hungry (51 vs 100 watts)
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)

Advantages of AMD FirePro A320

We are unaware of any advantages of AMD FirePro A320 over NVIDIA Quadro K2000D.

So, Quadro K2000D or FirePro A320?

Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA Quadro K2000D and AMD FirePro A320. We've got no test results to judge.
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