NVIDIA Quadro K6000 vs AMD Radeon Pro 580
Comparison of Quadro K6000 and Radeon Pro 580 architecture, market type and release date.
Quadro K6000 and Radeon Pro 580's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Quadro K6000 and Radeon Pro 580'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
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on Quadro K6000 and Radeon Pro 580 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
Supplementary power connectors
Parameters of memory installed on Quadro K6000 and Radeon Pro 580: 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
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro K6000 and Radeon Pro 580. 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.
2x DVI, 2x DisplayPort
APIs supported by Quadro K6000 and Radeon Pro 580, sometimes including their particular versions.
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Quadro K6000 and Radeon Pro 580. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
Quadro K6000 39.81 +11.4%
Pro 580 35.74
Quadro K6000 8637 +11.4%
Pro 580 7753
Cryptocurrency mining performance of Quadro K6000 and Radeon Pro 580. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
Let's see how good Quadro K6000 and Radeon Pro 580 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro K6000
11.4% faster in synthetic tests
Wider memory bus (384 vs 256 bit)
More pipelines (2880 vs 2304)
Higher memory bandwidth (288.4 vs 217 GB/s)
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)
Advantages of AMD Radeon Pro 580
Much newer (5 June 2017 vs 23 July 2013)
Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 28 nm)
Less power hungry (150 vs 225 watts)
So, Quadro K6000 or Pro 580?
Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA Quadro K6000.
Should you still have questions on choice between Quadro K6000 and Radeon Pro 580, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.