NVIDIA Quadro M6000 24 GB vs GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile

General info

Comparison of graphics card architecture, market segment, release date and other general parameters.
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Value for money (0-100)
0.65
 
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Architecture
Maxwell 2.0
 
Ampere
GPU code name
GM200
 
GN20-E5 GA104
Market segment
Workstation
 
Laptop
Release date
5 March 2016
 
4 January 2021
Launch price (MSRP)
$4,999
 
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Price now
$2082
 
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Technical specs

General performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, 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.
Pipelines / CUDA cores
3072
 
5120
Core clock speed
988 MHz
 
1100 MHz
Boost Clock
1114 MHz
 
1620 MHz
Transistor count
8,000 million
 
17,400 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
8 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
250 Watt
 
115 Watt
Texture fill rate
285.2
 
287.0
Floating-point performance
6,844 gflops
 
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Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Quadro M6000 24 GB and GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile 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
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large
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
PCIe 4.0 x16
Length
267 mm
 
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Supplementary power connectors
1x 8-pin
 
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Memory

Parameters of memory installed: 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
 
GDDR6
Maximum RAM amount
24 GB
 
8 GB
Memory bus width
384 Bit
 
256 Bit
Memory clock speed
6612 MHz
 
12 GB/s
Memory bandwidth
317.4 GB/s
 
320.0 GB/s
Shared memory
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Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro M6000 24 GB and GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile. 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 Connectors
1x DVI, 4x DisplayPort
 
1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort
HDMI
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API support

APIs supported by Quadro M6000 24 GB and GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 (12_1)
 
12 Ultimate (12_2)
Shader Model
6.4
 
6.5
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.6
OpenCL
1.2
 
2.0
Vulkan
1.1.126
 
1.2
CUDA
5.2
 
8.5

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Quadro M6000 24 GB and GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro M6000 24 GB

Wider memory bus (384 vs 256 bit)
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile

26.4% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (4 January 2021 vs 5 March 2016)
More pipelines (5120 vs 3072)
Higher memory bandwidth (320 vs 317.4 GB/s)
Finer manufacturing process technology (8 vs 28 nm)
Less power hungry (115 vs 250 watts)

So, Quadro M6000 24 GB or RTX 3070 Mobile?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile.
Be aware that Quadro M6000 24 GB is a workstation card while GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile is a notebook one.
Should you still have questions on choice between Quadro M6000 24 GB and GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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