Quadro RTX 5000 vs GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile

General info

Comparison of graphics card architecture, market segment, value for money and other general parameters.

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Value for money (0-100)
0.87
 
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Architecture
Turing
 
Ampere
GPU code name
TU104
 
GN20-E5 GA104
Market segment
Workstation
 
Laptop
Launch date
13 August 2018 (2 years ago)
 
4 January 2021 (less than a year ago)
Launch price (MSRP)
$2,299
 
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Price now
$2751
 
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Technical specs

General performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock speeds, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their benchmark and gaming test results.

Pipelines / CUDA cores
3072
 
5120
Core clock speed
1620 MHz
 
1100 MHz
Boost clock
1815 MHz
 
1620 MHz
Transistor count
13,600 million
 
17,400 million
Manufacturing process technology
12 nm
 
8 nm
Thermal design power (TDP)
230 Watt
 
115 Watt
Texture fill rate
348.5
 
287.0

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Quadro RTX 5000 and GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile 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.

Laptop size
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large
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
PCIe 4.0 x16
Length
267 mm
 
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Supplementary power connectors
1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin
 
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Memory

Parameters of memory installed: 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
 
GDDR6
Maximum RAM amount
16 GB
 
8 GB
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
256 Bit
Memory clock speed
14000 MHz
 
12 GB/s
Memory bandwidth
448.0 GB/s
 
320.0 GB/s
Shared memory
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Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on the reviewed GPUs. As a rule, data in this section is precise only for desktop reference ones. OEM manufacturers may change the number and type of output ports, while for notebook cards availability of certain video outputs ports depends on the laptop model rather than on the card itself.

Display Connectors
4x DisplayPort, 1x USB Type-C
 
1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort
HDMI
-
 
+

API support

APIs supported, including particular versions of those APIs.

DirectX
12 Ultimate (12_1)
 
12 Ultimate (12_2)
Shader Model
6.5
 
6.5
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.6
OpenCL
1.2
 
2.0
Vulkan
1.2.131
 
1.2
CUDA
7.5
 
8.5

Gaming performance

Let's see how good the compared graphics cards are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro RTX 5000

Higher memory bandwidth (448 vs 320 GB/s)

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile

2.8% better performance in benchmarks

Much newer (4 January 2021 vs 13 August 2018)

More pipelines (5120 vs 3072)

Finer manufacturing process technology (8 vs 12 nm)

Lower power consumption (115 vs 230 watts)

So, Quadro RTX 5000 or RTX 3070 Mobile?

Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA Quadro RTX 5000 and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile. The differences in performance seem too small.

Be aware that Quadro RTX 5000 is a workstation card while GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile is a notebook one.

Should you still have questions concerning choice between the reviewed GPUs, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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