NVIDIA Quadro K5000 vs Tesla K20m
Comparison of Quadro K5000 and Tesla K20m architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
Value for money (0-100)
17 August 2012
5 January 2013
Launch price (MSRP)
Quadro K5000 and Tesla K20m's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Quadro K5000 and Tesla K20m's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Core clock speed
Manufacturing process technology
Power consumption (TDP)
Texture fill rate
90.37 GTexel / s
146.8 GTexel / s
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on Quadro K5000 and Tesla K20m 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
Supplementary power connectors
1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin
Parameters of memory installed on Quadro K5000 and Tesla K20m: 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.
Maximum RAM amount
Memory bus width
Memory clock speed
172.8 GB / s
208.0 GB / s
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro K5000 and Tesla K20m.
2x DVI, 2x DisplayPort
APIs supported by Quadro K5000 and Tesla K20m, sometimes including their particular versions.
Rendering quality tests
GFXBench render quality
GFXBench high precision render quality
Cryptocurrency mining performance of Quadro K5000 and Tesla K20m. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
Ethereum / ETH (DaggerHashimoto)
Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro K5000
Cheaper ($2499 vs $3199)
Less power hungry (122 vs 225 watts)
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)
Advantages of NVIDIA Tesla K20m
Somewhat newer (5 January 2013 vs 17 August 2012)
Wider memory bus (320 vs 256 bit)
More pipelines (2496 vs 1536)
Higher memory bandwidth (208 vs 172.8 GB/s)
So, Quadro K5000 or Tesla K20m?
Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA Quadro K5000 and NVIDIA Tesla K20m. We've got no test results to judge.
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