Quadro Plex 1000 Model IV vs GeForce RTX 3080 Mobile

General info

Comparison of graphics card architecture, market segment, value for money and other general parameters.

Place in our rating
not rated
GPU code name
GN20-E7 GA104
Market segment
Launch date
25 July 2008 (12 years ago)
12 January 2021 (less than a year ago)

Technical specs

General performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core base clock and boost clock speeds, 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. Note that power consumption of some graphics cards can well exceed their nominal TDP, especially when overclocked.

Pipelines / CUDA cores
Core clock speed
600 MHz
780 - 1100 MHz
Boost clock speed
no data
1245 - 1710 MHz
Number of transistors
681 million
17,400 million
Manufacturing process technology
90 nm
8 nm
Thermal design power (TDP)
320 Watt
115 Watt
Texture fill rate
Floating-point performance
2x 345.6 gflops
no data

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Quadro Plex 1000 Model IV and GeForce RTX 3080 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
no data
PCIe 1.0 x16
PCIe 4.0 x16
522 mm
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Parameters of memory installed: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors have no dedicated VRAM and use a shared part of system RAM.

Memory type
Maximum RAM amount
1536 MB
16 GB
Memory bus width
384 Bit
256 Bit
Memory clock speed
1600 MHz
14000 MHz
Memory bandwidth
76.8 GB/s
384.0 GB/s
Shared memory
no data

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on the reviewed GPUs. As a rule, data in this section is precise only for desktop reference ones (so-called Founders Edition for NVIDIA chips). OEM manufacturers may change the number and type of output ports, while for notebook cards availability of certain video outputs ports depends on the laptop model rather than on the card itself.

Display Connectors
No outputs
No outputs

API support

APIs supported, including particular versions of those APIs.

11.1 (10_0)
12 Ultimate (12_2)
Shader Model

Competitors of Quadro Plex 1000 Model IV from AMD

It seems that there's no AMD equivalent for Quadro Plex 1000 Model IV. The nearest candidate is FirePro W2100, however, it's 0% faster and higher by 0 positions in our rating.

Here are some closest AMD rivals to Quadro Plex 1000 Model IV:

Competitors of GeForce RTX 3080 Mobile from AMD

It seems that there's no AMD equivalent for GeForce RTX 3080 Mobile. The nearest candidate is Radeon RX 580 Mobile, however, it's 54% slower and lower by 111 positions in our rating.

Here are some closest AMD rivals to GeForce RTX 3080 Mobile:

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro Plex 1000 Model IV

Wider memory bus (384 vs 256 bit)

CUDA (Compute Unified Device Architecture - an API for video card computing power usage in tasks different from 3D graphics processing. Can be used for physics simulation for instance)

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Mobile

Much newer (12 January 2021 vs 25 July 2008)

More pipelines (6144 vs 128)

Higher memory bandwidth (384 vs 76.8 GB/s)

Finer manufacturing process technology (8 vs 90 nm)

Lower power consumption (115W vs 320W), meaning that the rival with higher TDP might require a better cooler or other thermal solution.

So, which one is the better GPU?

Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA Quadro Plex 1000 Model IV and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Mobile. We've got no test results to judge.

Be aware that Quadro Plex 1000 Model IV is a workstation card while GeForce RTX 3080 Mobile is a notebook one.

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