NVIDIA Quadro RTX 8000 vs RTX 4000

NVIDIA Quadro RTX 8000
NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000

General info

Comparison of Quadro RTX 8000 and Quadro RTX 4000 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
4.02
 
20.95
Architecture
Turing
 
Turing
Code name
TU102
 
TU104
Type
Workstation
 
Workstation
Release date
13 August 2018
 
13 November 2018
Launch price (MSRP)
$9,999
 
$899
Price now
$6461
 
$951

Technical specs

Quadro RTX 8000 and Quadro RTX 4000'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 8000 and Quadro RTX 4000's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
4608
 
2304
Core clock speed
1395 MHz
 
1005 MHz
Boost Clock
1770 MHz
 
1545 MHz
Transistor count
18,600 million
 
13,600 million
Manufacturing process technology
12 nm
 
12 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
260 Watt
 
160 Watt
Texture fill rate
509.8
 
222.5

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Quadro RTX 8000 and Quadro RTX 4000 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
267 mm
 
241 mm
Supplementary power connectors
1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin
 
1x 8-pin

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Quadro RTX 8000 and Quadro RTX 4000: 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
48 GB
 
8 GB
Memory bus width
384 Bit
 
256 Bit
Memory clock speed
14000 MHz
 
13000 MHz
Memory bandwidth
672.0 GB/s
 
416.0 GB/s

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro RTX 8000 and Quadro RTX 4000. 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
4x DisplayPort, 1x USB Type-C
 
3x DisplayPort, 1x USB Type-C

API support

APIs supported by Quadro RTX 8000 and Quadro RTX 4000, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 Ultimate (12_1)
 
12 Ultimate (12_1)
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.6

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Quadro RTX 8000 and Quadro RTX 4000. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

RTX 8000 94.85 +30.4%
RTX 4000 72.74

Passmark

RTX 8000 20542 +30.4%
RTX 4000 15754

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Quadro RTX 8000 and Quadro RTX 4000 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro RTX 8000

30.4% faster in synthetic tests
Wider memory bus (384 vs 256 bit)
More pipelines (4608 vs 2304)
Higher memory bandwidth (672 vs 416 GB/s)

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000

Somewhat newer (13 November 2018 vs 13 August 2018)
Cheaper ($899 vs $9999)
Less power hungry (160 vs 260 watts)

So, Quadro RTX 8000 or RTX 4000?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA Quadro RTX 8000.
Should you still have questions on choice between Quadro RTX 8000 and Quadro RTX 4000, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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