NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000 vs GRID A100A

General info

Comparison of Quadro RTX 4000 and GRID A100A architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
not rated
Value for money (0-100)
1.06
 
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Architecture
Turing
 
Ampere
Code name
TU104
 
GA100
Type
Workstation
 
Workstation
Release date
13 November 2018
 
14 May 2020
Launch price (MSRP)
$899
 
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Price now
$2016
 
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Technical specs

Quadro RTX 4000 and GRID A100A'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 and GRID A100A's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
2304
 
6912
Core clock speed
1005 MHz
 
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Boost Clock
1545 MHz
 
1005 MHz
Transistor count
13,600 million
 
54,200 million
Manufacturing process technology
12 nm
 
7 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
160 Watt
 
400 Watt
Texture fill rate
222.5
 
434.2

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Quadro RTX 4000 and GRID A100A 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 4.0 x16
Length
241 mm
 
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Supplementary power connectors
1x 8-pin
 
None

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Quadro RTX 4000 and GRID A100A: 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
 
HBM2e
Maximum RAM amount
8 GB
 
48 GB
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
6144 Bit
Memory clock speed
13000 MHz
 
2.4 GB/s
Memory bandwidth
416.0 GB/s
 
1,866 GB/s

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro RTX 4000 and GRID A100A. 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
3x DisplayPort, 1x USB Type-C
 
No outputs

API support

APIs supported by Quadro RTX 4000 and GRID A100A, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 Ultimate (12_1)
 
12 Ultimate (12_2)
Shader Model
6.5
 
6.5
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.6
OpenCL
1.2
 
2.0
Vulkan
1.2.131
 
1.2
CUDA
7.5
 
8.0

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000

Higher memory bandwidth (416 vs 1 GB/s)
Less power hungry (160 vs 400 watts)

Advantages of NVIDIA GRID A100A

Much newer (14 May 2020 vs 13 November 2018)
Wider memory bus (6144 vs 256 bit)
More pipelines (6912 vs 2304)
Finer manufacturing process technology (7 vs 12 nm)

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