NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000 vs AMD Radeon Vega Frontier Edition Liquid

General info

Comparison of Quadro RTX 4000 and Radeon Vega Frontier Edition Liquid architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
not rated
Value for money (0-100)
0.85
 
no data
Architecture
Turing
 
GCN 1.4
Code name
TU104
 
Vega 10
Type
Workstation
 
Desktop
Release date
13 November 2018
 
27 June 2017
Launch price (MSRP)
$899
 
$1,499
Price now
$2507
 
$1787

Technical specs

Quadro RTX 4000 and Radeon Vega Frontier Edition Liquid'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 Vega Frontier Edition Liquid's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
2304
 
4096
Core clock speed
1005 MHz
 
1500 MHz
Boost Clock
1545 MHz
 
1600 MHz
Transistor count
13,600 million
 
no data
Manufacturing process technology
12 nm
 
14 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
160 Watt
 
375 Watt
Texture fill rate
222.5
 
409.6
Floating-point performance
no data
 
13,107 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Quadro RTX 4000 and Radeon Vega Frontier Edition Liquid 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
 
267 mm
Supplementary power connectors
1x 8-pin
 
2x 8-pin

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Quadro RTX 4000 and Radeon Vega Frontier Edition Liquid: 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
 
HBM2
Maximum RAM amount
8 GB
 
16 GB
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
2048 Bit
Memory clock speed
13000 MHz
 
1886 MHz
Memory bandwidth
416.0 GB/s
 
482.8 GB/s

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro RTX 4000 and Radeon Vega Frontier Edition Liquid. 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 Radeon Vega Frontier Edition Liquid, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 Ultimate (12_1)
 
12.0
Shader Model
6.5
 
5.0
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.5
OpenCL
1.2
 
2.1
Vulkan
1.2.131
 
-
CUDA
7.5
 
-

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000

Much newer (13 November 2018 vs 27 June 2017)
Finer manufacturing process technology (12 vs 14 nm)
Less power hungry (160 vs 375 watts)

Advantages of AMD Radeon Vega Frontier Edition Liquid

Cheaper ($1787.00 USD vs $2507.00 USD)
Wider memory bus (2048 vs 256 bit)
More pipelines (4096 vs 2304)
Higher memory bandwidth (482.8 vs 416 GB/s)

So, Quadro RTX 4000 or Vega Frontier Edition Liquid?

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