NVIDIA Quadro P6000 vs RTX 6000
Comparison of Quadro P6000 and Quadro RTX 6000 architecture, market type and release date.
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
Manufacturing process technology
Power consumption (TDP)
Texture fill rate
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
2" (5.1 cm)
Supplementary power connectors
1 x 8-pin
1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin
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.
Maximum RAM amount
Memory bus width
Memory clock speed
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.
1x DVI, 4x DisplayPort
4x DisplayPort, 1x USB Type-C
DVI-D DP DP DP DP 3-pin Stereo
Number of simultaneous displays
Quadro Sync II
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)
3D Vision Pro
High-Performance Video I/O6
nView Desktop Management
APIs supported by Quadro P6000 and Quadro RTX 6000, sometimes including their particular versions.
12 Ultimate (12_1)
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%
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.