NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000 vs AMD Radeon Instinct MI50
Comparison of Quadro RTX 4000 and Radeon Instinct MI50 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
Value for money (0-100)
13 November 2018
18 November 2018
Launch price (MSRP)
Quadro RTX 4000 and Radeon Instinct MI50'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 Radeon Instinct MI50'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 Radeon Instinct MI50 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).
PCIe 3.0 x16
PCIe 4.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin
Parameters of memory installed on Quadro RTX 4000 and Radeon Instinct MI50: 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 Radeon Instinct MI50. 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 Radeon Instinct MI50, sometimes including their particular versions.
12 Ultimate (12_1)
Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000
Higher memory bandwidth (416 vs 1 GB/s)
Less power hungry (160 vs 300 watts)
Advantages of AMD Radeon Instinct MI50
Wider memory bus (4096 vs 256 bit)
More pipelines (3840 vs 2304)
Finer manufacturing process technology (7 vs 12 nm)
So, Quadro RTX 4000 or Instinct MI50?
Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000 and AMD Radeon Instinct MI50. We've got no test results to judge.
Be aware that Quadro RTX 4000 is a workstation card while Radeon Instinct MI50 is a desktop one.
Should you still have questions on choice between Quadro RTX 4000 and Radeon Instinct MI50, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.