NVIDIA Quadro P6000 vs AMD Radeon Pro 580X

General info

Comparison of Quadro P6000 and Radeon Pro 580X architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
0.64
 
0.20
Architecture
Pascal
 
GCN 4.0
Code name
GP102
 
Polaris 20
Type
Workstation
 
Workstation
Release date
1 October 2016
 
18 March 2019
Launch price (MSRP)
$5,999
 
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Price now
$3785
 
$5324

Technical specs

Quadro P6000 and Radeon Pro 580X'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 Radeon Pro 580X's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
3840
 
2304
Core clock speed
1506 MHz
 
1100 MHz
Boost Clock
1645 MHz
 
1200 MHz
Transistor count
11,800 million
 
5,700 million
Manufacturing process technology
16 nm
 
14 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
250 Watt
 
150 Watt
Texture fill rate
394.8
 
172.8
Floating-point performance
12,634 gflops
 
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Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Quadro P6000 and Radeon Pro 580X 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).
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
PCIe 3.0 x16
Length
267 mm
 
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Width
2" (5.1 cm)
 
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Supplementary power connectors
1 x 8-pin
 
None
SLI options
+
 
-

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Quadro P6000 and Radeon Pro 580X: 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
 
GDDR5
Maximum RAM amount
24 GB
 
8 GB
Memory bus width
384 Bit
 
256 Bit
Memory clock speed
9016 MHz
 
6780 MHz
Memory bandwidth
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217.0 GB/s

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro P6000 and Radeon Pro 580X. 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
 
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Display Connectors
DVI-D DP DP DP DP 3-pin Stereo
 
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Number of simultaneous displays
4
 
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Multi-display synchronization
Quadro Sync II
 
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Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Quadro P6000 and Radeon Pro 580X. 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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Mosaic
+
 
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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 Radeon Pro 580X, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12
 
12 (12_0)
Shader Model
5.1
 
6.4
OpenGL
4.5
 
4.6
OpenCL
1.2
 
2.0
Vulkan
+
 
1.2.131
CUDA
6.1
 
-

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Quadro P6000 and Radeon Pro 580X. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

Quadro P6000 66.69 +127.5%
Pro 580X 29.31

Passmark

Quadro P6000 17156 +127.5%
Pro 580X 7540

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Quadro P6000 and Radeon Pro 580X are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro P6000

127.5% faster (about 2.5 times) in synthetic tests
Cheaper ($3785.00 USD vs $5324.00 USD)
Wider memory bus (384 vs 256 bit)
More pipelines (3840 vs 2304)
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)

Advantages of AMD Radeon Pro 580X

Much newer (18 March 2019 vs 1 October 2016)
Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 16 nm)
Less power hungry (150 vs 250 watts)

So, Quadro P6000 or Pro 580X?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA Quadro P6000.
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