NVIDIA Quadro K5000: specs and benchmarks

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NVIDIA Quadro K5000
NVIDIA Quadro K5000
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  • Interface PCIe 2.0 x16
  • Core clock speed 706 MHz
  • Max video memory 4 GB
  • Memory type GDDR5
  • Memory clock speed 5400 MHz
  • Maximum resolution
Year of release 2012
Performance 13.24

Summary

NVIDIA started Quadro K5000 sales 17 August 2012 at a recommended price of $2,499. This is Kepler architecture desktop card based on 28 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at designers. 4 GB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 5.4 GHz are supplied, and together with 256 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 172.8 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is dual-slot card attached via PCIe 2.0 x16 interface. Its manufacturer default version has a length of 267 mm. 1x 6-pin power connector is required, and power consumption is at 122 Watt.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at

13.24%

of a leader's which is NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 Ti.

General info

Of Quadro K5000's architecture, market segment and release date.

Place in performance rating323
Value for money3.64
ArchitectureKepler (2012−2018)
GPU code nameGK104
Market segmentWorkstation
Release date17 August 2012 (9 years ago)
Launch price (MSRP)$2,499
Price now$442 (0.2x MSRP)of 49999 (A100 SXM4)
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Technical specs

Quadro K5000's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU base clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Quadro K5000's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.

Pipelines / CUDA cores1536of 18432 (AD102)
Core clock speed706 MHzof 2610 (Radeon RX 6500 XT)
Number of transistors3,540 millionof 14400 (GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile)
Manufacturing process technology28 nmof 4 (H100 PCIe)
Thermal design power (TDP)122 Wattof 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate90.37of 939.8 (H100 SXM5)
Floating-point performance2,169 gflopsof 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Quadro K5000's 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).

InterfacePCIe 2.0 x16
Length267 mm
Width2-slot
Supplementary power connectors1x 6-pin

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Quadro K5000: 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 typeGDDR5
Maximum RAM amount4 GBof 128 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)
Memory bus width256 Bitof 8192 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)
Memory clock speed5400 MHzof 21000 (GeForce RTX 3090 Ti)
Memory bandwidth172.8 GB/sof 14400 (Radeon R7 M260)

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro K5000. As a rule, this section is relevant only for desktop reference video cards, since for notebook ones the availability of certain video outputs depends on the laptop model.

Display Connectors2x DVI, 2x DisplayPort

API support

APIs supported by Quadro K5000, sometimes including their particular versions.

DirectX12 (11_0)
Shader Model5.1
OpenGL4.6
OpenCL1.2
Vulkan+
CUDA3.0

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmark performance of Quadro K5000. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.


Overall score

This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.

Quadro K5000 13.24
  • Passmark
  • Octane Render OctaneBench
  • GeekBench 5 CUDA
  • GeekBench 5 OpenCL
  • GeekBench 5 Vulkan

Passmark

This is probably the most ubiquitous benchmark, part of Passmark PerformanceTest suite. It gives the graphics card a thorough evaluation under various load, providing four separate benchmarks for Direct3D versions 9, 10, 11 and 12 (the last being done in 4K resolution if possible), and few more tests engaging DirectCompute capabilities.

Quadro K5000 3900

Octane Render OctaneBench

This is a special benchmark measuring graphics card performance in OctaneRender, which is a realistic GPU rendering engine by OTOY Inc., available either as a standalone program, or as a plugin for 3DS Max, Cinema 4D and many other apps. It renders four different static scenes, then compares render times with a reference GPU which is currently GeForce GTX 980. This benchmark has nothing to do with gaming and is aimed at professional 3D graphics artists.

Quadro K5000 37

GeekBench 5 CUDA

Geekbench 5 is a widespread graphics card benchmark combined from 11 different test scenarios. All these scenarios rely on direct usage of GPU's processing power, no 3D rendering is involved. This variation uses CUDA API by NVIDIA.

Quadro K5000 8558

GeekBench 5 OpenCL

Geekbench 5 is a widespread graphics card benchmark combined from 11 different test scenarios. All these scenarios rely on direct usage of GPU's processing power, no 3D rendering is involved. This variation uses OpenCL API by Khronos Group.

Quadro K5000 7115

GeekBench 5 Vulkan

Geekbench 5 is a widespread graphics card benchmark combined from 11 different test scenarios. All these scenarios rely on direct usage of GPU's processing power, no 3D rendering is involved. This variation uses Vulkan API by AMD & Khronos Group.

Quadro K5000 10194

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Quadro K5000. Usually measured in megahashes per second.

Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256) 111 Mh/s  
Ethereum / ETH (DaggerHashimoto) 2.2 Mh/s  

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Quadro K5000 is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in frames per second. Comparisons with game system requirements are included, but remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect reality inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Quadro K5000 performance compared to nearest competitors among server video cards.


AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Quadro K5000 from AMD is Radeon Pro WX 4100, which is slower by 3% and lower by 14 positions in our rating.

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