NVIDIA Quadro P6000 vs RTX 6000

General info

Comparison of Quadro P6000 and Quadro RTX 6000 architecture, market type and release date.
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Release date
1 October 2016
13 August 2018
Launch price (MSRP)
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Technical specs

Quadro P6000 and Quadro RTX 6000's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Quadro P6000 and Quadro RTX 6000's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Core clock speed
1506 MHz
1440 MHz
Boost Clock
1645 MHz
1770 MHz
Transistor count
11,800 million
18,600 million
Manufacturing process technology
16 nm
12 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
250 Watt
260 Watt
Texture fill rate
Floating-point performance
12,634 gflops
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Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Quadro P6000 and Quadro RTX 6000 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
267 mm
267 mm
2" (5.1 cm)
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Supplementary power connectors
1 x 8-pin
1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin
SLI options


Parameters of memory installed on Quadro P6000 and Quadro RTX 6000: 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
384 Bit
Maximum RAM amount
24 GB
24 GB
Memory bus width
384 Bit
384 Bit
Memory clock speed
9016 MHz
14000 MHz
Memory bandwidth
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672.0 GB/s

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro P6000 and Quadro RTX 6000. 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
4x DisplayPort, 1x USB Type-C
Display Connectors
DVI-D DP DP DP DP 3-pin Stereo
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Number of simultaneous displays
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Multi-display synchronization
Quadro Sync II
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Technological solutions and APIs supported by Quadro P6000 and Quadro RTX 6000. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
ECC (Error Correcting Code)
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3D Vision Pro
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High-Performance Video I/O6
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nView Desktop Management
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API support

APIs supported by Quadro P6000 and Quadro RTX 6000, sometimes including their particular versions.
12 Ultimate (12_1)
Shader Model
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Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Quadro P6000 and Quadro RTX 6000. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

Quadro P6000 72.00
RTX 6000 89.06 +23.7%


Quadro P6000 15556
RTX 6000 19244 +23.7%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Quadro P6000 and Quadro RTX 6000 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro P6000

Cheaper ($5999 vs $6299)
Less power hungry (250 vs 260 watts)
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro RTX 6000

23.7% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (13 August 2018 vs 1 October 2016)
More pipelines (4608 vs 3840)
Finer manufacturing process technology (12 vs 16 nm)

So, Quadro P6000 or RTX 6000?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA Quadro RTX 6000.
Be aware that Quadro P6000 is a workstation card while Quadro RTX 6000 is a desktop one.
Should you still have questions on choice between Quadro P6000 and Quadro RTX 6000, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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