NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000 vs GeForce GTX 960 OEM

General info

Comparison of Quadro RTX 4000 and GeForce GTX 960 OEM architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
not rated
Value for money (0-100)
1.03
 
no data
Architecture
Turing
 
Maxwell 2.0
Code name
TU104
 
GM206
Type
Workstation
 
Desktop
Release date
13 November 2018
 
26 November 2015
Launch price (MSRP)
$899
 
no data
Price now
$2137
 
$95

Technical specs

Quadro RTX 4000 and GeForce GTX 960 OEM'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 GeForce GTX 960 OEM's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
2304
 
1024
Core clock speed
1005 MHz
 
924 MHz
Boost Clock
1545 MHz
 
1201 MHz
Transistor count
13,600 million
 
2,940 million
Manufacturing process technology
12 nm
 
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
160 Watt
 
no data
Texture fill rate
222.5
 
76.86
Floating-point performance
no data
 
2,460 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Quadro RTX 4000 and GeForce GTX 960 OEM 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
241 mm
 
no data
Supplementary power connectors
1x 8-pin
 
None

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Quadro RTX 4000 and GeForce GTX 960 OEM: 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
 
GDDR5
Maximum RAM amount
8 GB
 
4 GB
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
128 Bit
Memory clock speed
13000 MHz
 
7012 MHz
Memory bandwidth
416.0 GB/s
 
112.2 GB/s

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro RTX 4000 and GeForce GTX 960 OEM. 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 GeForce GTX 960 OEM, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 Ultimate (12_1)
 
12 (12_1)
Shader Model
6.5
 
6.4
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.6
OpenCL
1.2
 
1.2
Vulkan
1.2.131
 
1.1.126
CUDA
7.5
 
5.2

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000

Much newer (13 November 2018 vs 26 November 2015)
Wider memory bus (256 vs 128 bit)
More pipelines (2304 vs 1024)
Higher memory bandwidth (416 vs 112.2 GB/s)
Finer manufacturing process technology (12 vs 28 nm)

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 OEM

Cheaper ($95.00 USD vs $2137.00 USD)

So, Quadro RTX 4000 or GTX 960 OEM?

Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000 and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 OEM. We've got no test results to judge.
Be aware that Quadro RTX 4000 is a workstation card while GeForce GTX 960 OEM is a desktop one.
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