Quadro K6000 vs GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q

General info

Comparison of graphics card architecture, market segment, value for money and other general parameters.

Place in our rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
1.51
 
2.58
Architecture
Kepler
 
Turing
GPU code name
GK110B
 
N18E-G2R
Market segment
Workstation
 
Laptop
Release date
23 July 2013 (8 years ago)
 
2 April 2020 (1 year ago)
Launch price (MSRP)
$5,265
 
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Price now
$765 (0.1x MSRP)
 
$812

Technical specs

General performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core base clock and boost clock speeds, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their benchmark and gaming test results. Note that power consumption of some graphics cards can well exceed their nominal TDP, especially when overclocked.

Pipelines / CUDA cores
2880
 
2560
Core clock speed
797 MHz
 
930 MHz
Boost clock speed
902 MHz
 
1155 MHz
Number of transistors
7,080 million
 
13,600 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
12 nm
Thermal design power (TDP)
225 Watt
 
80 Watt
Texture fill rate
216.5
 
184.8
Floating-point performance
5,196 gflops
 
no data

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Quadro K6000 and GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q 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). For notebook video cards it's notebook size, connection slot and bus, if the video card is inserted into a slot instead of being soldered to the notebook motherboard.

Laptop size
no data
 
large
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
PCIe 3.0 x16
Length
267 mm
 
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Supplementary power connectors
2x 6-pin
 
None

Memory

Parameters of memory installed: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors have no dedicated VRAM and use a shared part of system RAM.

Memory type
GDDR5
 
GDDR6
Maximum RAM amount
12 GB
 
8 GB
Memory bus width
384 Bit
 
256 Bit
Memory clock speed
6008 MHz
 
11000 MHz
Memory bandwidth
288.4 GB/s
 
352.0 GB/s
Shared memory
no data
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on the reviewed GPUs. As a rule, data in this section is precise only for desktop reference ones (so-called Founders Edition for NVIDIA chips). OEM manufacturers may change the number and type of output ports, while for notebook cards availability of certain video outputs ports depends on the laptop model rather than on the card itself.

Display Connectors
2x DVI, 2x DisplayPort
 
No outputs
G-SYNC support
-
 
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Technologies

Supported technological solutions. This information will prove useful if you need some particular technology for your purposes.

VR Ready
no data
 
+

API support

APIs supported, including particular versions of those APIs.

DirectX
12 (11_1)
 
12 Ultimate (12_2)
Shader Model
5.1
 
6.5
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.6
OpenCL
1.2
 
1.2
Vulkan
1.1.126
 
1.2.140
CUDA
3.5
 
7.5

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmark performance comparison. 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 K6000 29.95
RTX 2070 Super Max-Q 54.45 +81.8%

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 K6000 8070
RTX 2070 Super Max-Q 14673 +81.8%

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Quadro K6000 and GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q. Usually measured in megahashes per second.

Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
261 Mh/s
 
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Gaming performance

Let's see how good the compared graphics cards are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Quadro K6000 satisfies 97% minimum and 90% recommended requirements of all games known to us.

Minimum
97%
Recommended
90%
Minimum
97%
Recommended
90%

RTX 2070 Super Max-Q satisfies 100% minimum and 99% recommended requirements of all games known to us.

Minimum
100%
Recommended
99%
Minimum
100%
Recommended
99%

Here are the average frames per second in a large set of popular games across different resolutions:

 
Quadro K6000
RTX 2070 Super Max-Q
1080p
 
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106
1440p
 
no data
73
4K
 
no data
45

Competitors of Quadro K6000 from AMD

The nearest Quadro K6000's AMD equivalent is Radeon Pro 5500 XT, which is faster by 3% and higher by 4 positions in our rating.

Here are some closest AMD rivals to Quadro K6000:

Competitors of GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q from AMD

We believe that the nearest equivalent to GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q from AMD is Radeon RX 6600M, which is slower by 29% and lower by 49 positions in our rating.

Here are some closest AMD rivals to GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q:

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro K6000

Cheaper ($765 vs $812)

Wider memory bus (384 vs 256 bit)

More pipelines (2880 vs 2560)

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q

81.8% faster (about 2 times) in synthetic tests

Much newer (2 April 2020 vs 23 July 2013)

Higher memory bandwidth (352 vs 288.4 GB/s)

Finer manufacturing process technology (12 vs 28 nm)

Lower power consumption (80W vs 225W), meaning that the rival with higher TDP might require a better cooler or other thermal solution.

DLSS

Raytracing

VR Ready

G-SYNC (removes screen tearing by telling the display when to renew the image. Only works with G-SYNC compatible displays)

So, which one is the better GPU?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q, since it shows better performance.

Be aware that Quadro K6000 is a workstation card while GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q is a notebook one.

Should you still have questions concerning choice between the reviewed GPUs, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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