Quadro RTX 6000 vs GeForce MX450 30.5W 8Gbps

Price now 8614$
Games supported 100%
NVIDIA Quadro RTX 6000
NVIDIA Quadro RTX 6000
  • Interface PCIe 3.0 x16
  • Core clock speed 1440 MHz
  • Max video memory 24 GB
  • Memory type GDDR6
  • Memory clock speed 14000 MHz
  • Maximum resolution
NVIDIA GeForce MX450 30.5W 8Gbps
NVIDIA GeForce MX450 30.5W 8Gbps
  • Interface PCIe 4.0 x4
  • Core clock speed
  • Max video memory 2 GB
  • Memory type GDDR5
  • Memory clock speed 8 Gbps
  • Maximum resolution
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Games supported 39%
Graphics card Graphics card NVIDIA Quadro RTX 6000 vs NVIDIA GeForce MX450 30.5W 8Gbps

General info

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

Place in performance rating15not rated
Value for money2.50no data
GPU code nameTU102TU117
Market segmentWorkstationDesktop
Release date13 August 2018 (3 years ago)25 August 2020 (1 year ago)
Launch price (MSRP)$6,299 no data
Price now$8614 (1.4x MSRP)no data
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Technical specs

General performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core base clock and boost 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. Note that power consumption of some graphics cards can well exceed their nominal TDP, especially when overclocked.

Pipelines / CUDA cores4608896
Core clock speed1440 MHzno data
Boost clock speed1770 MHz1275 MHz
Number of transistors18,600 million4,700 million
Manufacturing process technology12 nm12 nm
Thermal design power (TDP)260 Watt31 Watt
Texture fill rate509.871.40

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on 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).

InterfacePCIe 3.0 x16PCIe 4.0 x4
Length267 mmno data
Supplementary power connectors1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pinNone


Parameters of memory installed: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors have no dedicated VRAM and use a shared part of system RAM.

Memory typeGDDR6GDDR5
Maximum RAM amount24 GB2 GB
Memory bus width384 Bit64 Bit
Memory clock speed14000 MHz8 GB/s
Memory bandwidth672.0 GB/s64 GB/s

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 (so-called Founders Edition for NVIDIA chips). 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 Connectors4x DisplayPort, 1x USB Type-CNo outputs

API support

APIs supported, including particular versions of those APIs.

DirectX12 Ultimate (12_1)12 (12_1)
Shader Model6.56.5

Advantages and disadvantages

Novelty 13 August 2018 25 August 2020
Memory bus width 384 64
Pipelines / CUDA cores 4608 896
Memory bandwidth 672 64
Thermal design power (TDP) 260 Watt 31 Watt

Technical City couldn't decide between

NVIDIA Quadro RTX 6000
NVIDIA Quadro RTX 6000


NVIDIA GeForce MX450 30.5W 8Gbps
NVIDIA GeForce MX450 30.5W 8Gbps

We've got no test results to judge.

Be aware that Quadro RTX 6000 is a workstation card while GeForce MX450 30.5W 8Gbps is a desktop one.

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Competitors of Quadro RTX 6000 by AMD

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Quadro RTX 6000 from AMD is Radeon Pro W6800.

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Competitors of GeForce MX450 30.5W 8Gbps by AMD

We believe that the nearest equivalent to GeForce MX450 30.5W 8Gbps from AMD is Radeon HD 6950.

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NVIDIA GeForce MX450 30.5W 8Gbps
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