NVIDIA Quadro RTX 6000 vs AMD Radeon Pro W6800

Price now 6698$
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
AMD Radeon Pro W6800
Radeon Pro W6800
  • Interface PCIe 4.0 x16
  • Core clock speed
  • Max video memory
  • Memory type
  • Memory clock speed
  • Maximum resolution
Price now 2800$
Games supported 100%

General info

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

Place in performance rating2232
Value for money3.3813.42
ArchitectureTuring (2018−2021)Navi / RDNA2 (2020−2022)
GPU code nameTU102Navi 21
Market segmentWorkstationWorkstation
Release date13 August 2018 (3 years ago)8 June 2021 (less than a year ago)
Launch price (MSRP)$6,299 $2,249
Price now$6698 (1.1x MSRP)$2800 (1.2x MSRP)
Value for money

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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 cores4608no data
Core clock speed1440 MHzno data
Boost clock speed1770 MHzno data
Number of transistors18,600 million26,800 million
Manufacturing process technology12 nm7 nm
Thermal design power (TDP)260 Wattno data
Texture fill rate509.8556.8

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 x16
Length267 mm267 mm
Supplementary power connectors1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pinno data


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 typeGDDR6no data
Maximum RAM amount24 GBno data
Memory bus width384 Bitno data
Memory clock speed14000 MHzno data
Memory bandwidth672.0 GB/sno data
Shared memoryno data-

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-C6x mini-DisplayPort

API support

APIs supported, including particular versions of those APIs.

DirectX12 Ultimate (12_1)no data
Shader Model6.56.5
OpenGL4.6no data
OpenCL2.0no data
Vulkan1.2.131no data
CUDA7.5no data

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmark performance comparison. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall score

This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.

RTX 6000 67.29
Pro W6800 64.30
  • Passmark

This is probably the most ubiquitous benchmark, part of Passmark PerformanceTest suite. It gives the graphics card a thorough evaluation under various load, providing four separate benchmarks for Direct3D versions 9, 10, 11 and 12 (the last being done in 4K resolution if possible), and few more tests engaging DirectCompute capabilities.

RTX 6000 19664
Pro W6800 18790

Gaming performance

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

Here are the average frames per second in a large set of popular games across different resolutions:

Full HDno data141
1440pno data125
4Kno data83

Advantages and disadvantages

Performance rating 67.29 64.30
Novelty 13 August 2018 8 June 2021
Cost $6299 $2249
Chip lithography 12 nm 7 nm

Technical City couldn't decide between

NVIDIA Quadro RTX 6000
NVIDIA Quadro RTX 6000


AMD Radeon Pro W6800
AMD Radeon Pro W6800

The differences in performance seem too small.

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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, which is slower by 4% and lower by 10 positions in our rating.

AMD Radeon Pro W6800 Radeon Pro W6800

Here are some closest AMD rivals to Quadro RTX 6000:

Competitors of Radeon Pro W6800 by NVIDIA

The nearest Radeon Pro W6800's NVIDIA equivalent is Quadro RTX 8000, which is faster by 2% and higher by 5 positions in our rating.

NVIDIA Quadro RTX 8000 Quadro RTX 8000

Here are some closest NVIDIA rivals to Radeon Pro W6800:

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User rating

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