NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000 vs AMD Radeon R9 390 X2

General info

Comparison of Quadro RTX 4000 and Radeon R9 390 X2 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
not rated
Value for money (0-100)
1.06
 
no data
Architecture
Turing
 
GCN 2.0
Code name
TU104
 
Grenada
Type
Workstation
 
Desktop
Release date
13 November 2018
 
3 September 2015
Launch price (MSRP)
$899
 
$1,399
Price now
$2016
 
$225

Technical specs

Quadro RTX 4000 and Radeon R9 390 X2'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 R9 390 X2's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
2304
 
2560
Core clock speed
1005 MHz
 
1000 MHz
Boost Clock
1545 MHz
 
no data
Transistor count
13,600 million
 
6,200 million
Manufacturing process technology
12 nm
 
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
160 Watt
 
580 Watt
Texture fill rate
222.5
 
160.0
Floating-point performance
no data
 
2x 5,120 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Quadro RTX 4000 and Radeon R9 390 X2 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
 
4x 8-pin

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Quadro RTX 4000 and Radeon R9 390 X2: 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
 
8 GB
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
512 Bit
Memory clock speed
13000 MHz
 
5400 MHz
Memory bandwidth
416.0 GB/s
 
345.6 GB/s

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro RTX 4000 and Radeon R9 390 X2. 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
 
2x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort
HDMI
-
 
+

API support

APIs supported by Quadro RTX 4000 and Radeon R9 390 X2, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 Ultimate (12_1)
 
12 (12_0)
Shader Model
6.5
 
6.3
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.6
OpenCL
1.2
 
2.0
Vulkan
1.2.131
 
1.2.131
CUDA
7.5
 
-

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Quadro RTX 4000 and Radeon R9 390 X2. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Ethereum / ETH (DaggerHashimoto)
no data
 
57 Mh/s

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000

Much newer (13 November 2018 vs 3 September 2015)
Higher memory bandwidth (416 vs 345.6 GB/s)
Finer manufacturing process technology (12 vs 28 nm)
Less power hungry (160 vs 580 watts)

Advantages of AMD Radeon R9 390 X2

Cheaper ($225.00 USD vs $2016.00 USD)
Wider memory bus (512 vs 256 bit)
More pipelines (2560 vs 2304)

So, Quadro RTX 4000 or R9 390 X2?

Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000 and AMD Radeon R9 390 X2. We've got no test results to judge.
Be aware that Quadro RTX 4000 is a workstation card while Radeon R9 390 X2 is a desktop one.
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