NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000 vs RTX 3000 Mobile Refresh
Comparison of Quadro RTX 4000 and Quadro RTX 3000 Mobile Refresh architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
Value for money (0-100)
13 November 2018
27 May 2019
Launch price (MSRP)
Quadro RTX 4000 and Quadro RTX 3000 Mobile Refresh'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 Quadro RTX 3000 Mobile Refresh's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Core clock speed
Manufacturing process technology
Power consumption (TDP)
Texture fill rate
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on Quadro RTX 4000 and Quadro RTX 3000 Mobile Refresh 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.
PCIe 3.0 x16
PCIe 3.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
Parameters of memory installed on Quadro RTX 4000 and Quadro RTX 3000 Mobile Refresh: 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.
Maximum RAM amount
Memory bus width
Memory clock speed
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro RTX 4000 and Quadro RTX 3000 Mobile Refresh. 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.
3x DisplayPort, 1x USB Type-C
APIs supported by Quadro RTX 4000 and Quadro RTX 3000 Mobile Refresh, sometimes including their particular versions.
12 Ultimate (12_1)
12 Ultimate (12_2)
Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000
Wider memory bus (256 vs 192 bit)
More pipelines (2304 vs 1920)
Higher memory bandwidth (416 vs 336 GB/s)
Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro RTX 3000 Mobile Refresh
Somewhat newer (27 May 2019 vs 13 November 2018)
Less power hungry (80 vs 160 watts)
So, Quadro RTX 4000 or RTX 3000 Mobile Refresh?
Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000 and NVIDIA Quadro RTX 3000 Mobile Refresh. We've got no test results to judge.
Be aware that Quadro RTX 4000 is a workstation card while Quadro RTX 3000 Mobile Refresh is a mobile workstation one.
Should you still have questions on choice between Quadro RTX 4000 and Quadro RTX 3000 Mobile Refresh, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.