NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000 vs GeForce RTX 3070 SUPER

General info

Comparison of Quadro RTX 4000 and GeForce RTX 3070 SUPER 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
 
GA104
Type
Workstation
 
Desktop
Release date
13 November 2018
 
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Launch price (MSRP)
$899
 
$599
Price now
$2016
 
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Technical specs

Quadro RTX 4000 and GeForce RTX 3070 SUPER'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 RTX 3070 SUPER's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
2304
 
6144
Core clock speed
1005 MHz
 
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Boost Clock
1545 MHz
 
1695 MHz
Transistor count
13,600 million
 
18,000 million
Manufacturing process technology
12 nm
 
8 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
160 Watt
 
250 Watt
Texture fill rate
222.5
 
325.4

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Quadro RTX 4000 and GeForce RTX 3070 SUPER 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
 
242 mm
Supplementary power connectors
1x 8-pin
 
1x 12-pin

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Quadro RTX 4000 and GeForce RTX 3070 SUPER: 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
 
16 GB
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
256 Bit
Memory clock speed
13000 MHz
 
16000 MHz
Memory bandwidth
416.0 GB/s
 
512.0 GB/s

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro RTX 4000 and GeForce RTX 3070 SUPER. 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
 
1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort
HDMI
-
 
+

API support

APIs supported by Quadro RTX 4000 and GeForce RTX 3070 SUPER, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 Ultimate (12_1)
 
12 Ultimate (12_2)
Shader Model
6.5
 
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OpenGL
4.6
 
4.6
OpenCL
1.2
 
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Vulkan
1.2.131
 
-
CUDA
7.5
 
-

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000

Less power hungry (160 vs 250 watts)

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 SUPER

More pipelines (6144 vs 2304)
Higher memory bandwidth (512 vs 416 GB/s)
Finer manufacturing process technology (8 vs 12 nm)

So, Quadro RTX 4000 or RTX 3070 SUPER?

Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000 and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 SUPER. We've got no test results to judge.
Be aware that Quadro RTX 4000 is a workstation card while GeForce RTX 3070 SUPER is a desktop one.
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