NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000: specs and benchmarks

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NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000
NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000
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  • Interface PCIe 3.0 x16
  • Core clock speed 1005 MHz
  • Max video memory 8 GB
  • Memory type GDDR6
  • Memory clock speed 13000 MHz
  • Maximum resolution
Year of release 2018
Performance 52.25

Summary

NVIDIA started Quadro RTX 4000 sales 13 November 2018 at a recommended price of $899. This is high-end Turing architecture desktop card based on 12 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at designers. 8 GB of GDDR6 memory clocked at 13 GHz are supplied, and together with 256 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 416.0 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is single-slot card attached via PCIe 3.0 x16 interface. Its manufacturer default version has a length of 241 mm. 1x 8-pin power connector is required, and power consumption is at 160 Watt.

It provides good gaming and benchmark performance at

52.25%

of a leader's which is NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 Ti.

General info

Of Quadro RTX 4000's architecture, market segment and release date.

Place in performance rating60
Value for money11.64
ArchitectureTuring (2018−2021)
GPU code nameTU104
Market segmentWorkstation
Release date13 November 2018 (3 years ago)
Launch price (MSRP)$899
Price now$2839 (3.2x MSRP)of 49999 (A100 SXM4)
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Technical specs

Quadro RTX 4000's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU base clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Quadro RTX 4000's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.

Pipelines / CUDA cores2304of 18432 (AD102)
Core clock speed1005 MHzof 2610 (Radeon RX 6500 XT)
Boost clock speed1545 MHzof 2903 (Radeon Pro W6600)
Number of transistors13,600 millionof 14400 (GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile)
Manufacturing process technology12 nmof 4 (H100 PCIe)
Thermal design power (TDP)160 Wattof 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate222.5of 939.8 (H100 SXM5)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Quadro RTX 4000's 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).

InterfacePCIe 3.0 x16
Length241 mm
Width1-slot
Supplementary power connectors1x 8-pin

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Quadro RTX 4000: 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 typeGDDR6
Maximum RAM amount8 GBof 128 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)
Memory bus width256 Bitof 19000 (GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB)
Memory clock speed13000 MHzof 21000 (GeForce RTX 3090 Ti)
Memory bandwidth416.0 GB/sof 14400 (Radeon R7 M260)

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro RTX 4000. 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 Connectors3x DisplayPort, 1x USB Type-C

API support

APIs supported by Quadro RTX 4000, sometimes including their particular versions.

DirectX12 Ultimate (12_1)
Shader Model6.5
OpenGL4.6
OpenCL1.2
Vulkan1.2.131
CUDA7.5

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmark performance of Quadro RTX 4000. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.


Overall score

This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.

RTX 4000 52.25
  • Passmark
  • GeekBench 5 OpenCL
  • GeekBench 5 Vulkan
  • GeekBench 5 CUDA

Passmark

This is probably the most ubiquitous benchmark, part of Passmark PerformanceTest suite. It gives the graphics card a thorough evaluation under various load, providing four separate benchmarks for Direct3D versions 9, 10, 11 and 12 (the last being done in 4K resolution if possible), and few more tests engaging DirectCompute capabilities.

Benchmark coverage: 25%

RTX 4000 15531

GeekBench 5 OpenCL

Geekbench 5 is a widespread graphics card benchmark combined from 11 different test scenarios. All these scenarios rely on direct usage of GPU's processing power, no 3D rendering is involved. This variation uses OpenCL API by Khronos Group.

Benchmark coverage: 9%

RTX 4000 80254

GeekBench 5 Vulkan

Geekbench 5 is a widespread graphics card benchmark combined from 11 different test scenarios. All these scenarios rely on direct usage of GPU's processing power, no 3D rendering is involved. This variation uses Vulkan API by AMD & Khronos Group.

Benchmark coverage: 5%

RTX 4000 64967

GeekBench 5 CUDA

Geekbench 5 is a widespread graphics card benchmark combined from 11 different test scenarios. All these scenarios rely on direct usage of GPU's processing power, no 3D rendering is involved. This variation uses CUDA API by NVIDIA.

Benchmark coverage: 5%

RTX 4000 94250

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Quadro RTX 4000 is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in frames per second. Comparisons with game system requirements are included, but remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect reality inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Quadro RTX 4000 performance compared to nearest competitors among server video cards.


AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Quadro RTX 4000 from AMD is Radeon Pro W5700, which is slower by 3% and lower by 4 positions in our rating.

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