NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000 vs AMD Radeon Vega Frontier Edition Liquid
Comparison of Quadro RTX 4000 and Radeon Vega Frontier Edition Liquid architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
Value for money (0-100)
13 November 2018
27 June 2017
Launch price (MSRP)
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.
Core clock speed
Manufacturing process technology
Power consumption (TDP)
Texture fill rate
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).
PCIe 3.0 x16
PCIe 3.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
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.
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 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.
3x DisplayPort, 1x USB Type-C
1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort
APIs supported by Quadro RTX 4000 and Radeon Vega Frontier Edition Liquid, sometimes including their particular versions.
12 Ultimate (12_1)
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.
Should you still have questions on choice between Quadro RTX 4000 and Radeon Vega Frontier Edition Liquid, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.