NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000 Max-Q vs RTX 8000 Passive

NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000 Max-Q
NVIDIA Quadro RTX 8000 Passive

General info

Comparison of Quadro RTX 4000 Max-Q and Quadro RTX 8000 Passive architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
not rated
Architecture
Turing
 
Turing
Code name
TU104
 
TU102
Type
Mobile workstation
 
Workstation
Release date
27 May 2019
 
13 August 2018
Launch price (MSRP)
no data
 
$9,999

Technical specs

Quadro RTX 4000 Max-Q and Quadro RTX 8000 Passive's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Quadro RTX 4000 Max-Q and Quadro RTX 8000 Passive's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
2560
 
4608
Core clock speed
780 - 960 MHz
 
no data
Boost Clock
1380 MHz
 
1620 MHz
Transistor count
13,600 million
 
18,600 million
Manufacturing process technology
12 nm
 
12 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
80 Watt
 
260 Watt
Texture fill rate
220.8
 
466.6

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Quadro RTX 4000 Max-Q and Quadro RTX 8000 Passive 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
large
 
no data
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
PCIe 3.0 x16
Length
no data
 
267 mm
Supplementary power connectors
None
 
1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Quadro RTX 4000 Max-Q and Quadro RTX 8000 Passive: 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
GDDR6
 
GDDR6
Maximum RAM amount
8 GB
 
48 GB
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
384 Bit
Memory clock speed
13000 MHz
 
14000 MHz
Memory bandwidth
416.0 GB/s
 
672.0 GB/s
Shared memory
-
 
no data

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro RTX 4000 Max-Q and Quadro RTX 8000 Passive.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
4x DisplayPort, 1x USB Type-C
G-SYNC support
+
 
-

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Quadro RTX 4000 Max-Q and Quadro RTX 8000 Passive. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
VR Ready
+
 
no data
Multi Monitor
+
 
no data

API support

APIs supported by Quadro RTX 4000 Max-Q and Quadro RTX 8000 Passive, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 Ultimate (12_1)
 
12 Ultimate (12_1)
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.6
Vulkan
+
 
-

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000 Max-Q

Somewhat newer (27 May 2019 vs 13 August 2018)
Less power hungry (80 vs 260 watts)
DLSS
Raytraycing
VR Ready
G-SYNC (removes screen tearing by telling the display when to renew the image. Only works with G-SYNC compatible displays)
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)
Multi Monitor

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro RTX 8000 Passive

Wider memory bus (384 vs 256 bit)
More pipelines (4608 vs 2560)
Higher memory bandwidth (672 vs 416 GB/s)

So, Quadro RTX 4000 Max-Q or RTX 8000 Passive?

Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000 Max-Q and NVIDIA Quadro RTX 8000 Passive. We've got no test results to judge.
Be aware that Quadro RTX 4000 Max-Q is a mobile workstation card while Quadro RTX 8000 Passive is a workstation one.
Should you still have questions on choice between Quadro RTX 4000 Max-Q and Quadro RTX 8000 Passive, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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