RTX A5000 Mobile: specs and benchmarks

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Aggregate performance score

RTX A5000 Mobile provides good gaming and benchmark performance at 39.62% of a leader's which is GeForce RTX 4090.

Summary

NVIDIA started RTX A5000 Mobile sales 12 April 2021. This is a laptop graphics card based on an Ampere architecture and made with 8 nm manufacturing process. It is primarily aimed at gamers. 16 GB of GDDR6 memory clocked at 14 GHz are supplied, and together with 256 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 448.0 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is card attached via PCIe 4.0 x16 interface. Power consumption is at 165 Watt (80 - 150 Watt TGP).

Primary details

Some basic facts about RTX A5000 Mobile: architecture, market segment, release date etc.

Place in performance ranking99
Place by popularitynot in top-100
ArchitectureAmpere (2020−2022)
GPU code nameGA104
Market segmentLaptop
Release date12 April 2021 (3 years ago)

Detailed specifications

RTX A5000 Mobile's specs such as number of shaders, GPU base clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of RTX A5000 Mobile's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.

Pipelines / CUDA cores6144of 20480 (Data Center GPU Max NEXT)
Core clock speed1215 MHzof 2610 (Radeon RX 6500 XT)
Boost clock speed1770 MHzof 3599 (Radeon RX 7990 XTX)
Number of transistors17,400 millionof 14400 (GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile)
Manufacturing process technology8 nmof 4 (H100 PCIe)
Power consumption (TDP)165 Watt (80 - 150 Watt TGP)of 2400 (Data Center GPU Max Subsystem)
Texture fill rate302.4of 969.9 (H100 SXM5 96 GB)

Form factor & compatibility

Information on RTX A5000 Mobile's compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. 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 sizelarge
InterfacePCIe 4.0 x16

VRAM capacity and type

Parameters of memory installed on RTX A5000 Mobile: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors have no dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM instead.

Memory typeGDDR6
Maximum RAM amount16 GBof 192 (Radeon Instinct MI300X)
Memory bus width256 Bitof 8192 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)
Memory clock speed14000 MHzof 23000 (GeForce RTX 4080 SUPER)
Memory bandwidth448.0 GB/sof 3276 (Aldebaran)
Shared memory-

Connectivity and outputs

Types and number of video connectors present on RTX A5000 Mobile. As a rule, this section is relevant only for desktop reference graphics cards, since for notebook ones the availability of certain video outputs depends on the laptop model, while non-reference desktop models can (though not necessarily will) bear a different set of video ports.

Display ConnectorsNo outputs

API compatibility

APIs supported by RTX A5000 Mobile, sometimes including their particular versions.

DirectX12 Ultimate (12_2)
Shader Model6.6
OpenGL4.6
OpenCL3.0
Vulkan1.2
CUDA8.6

Benchmark performance

Synthetic benchmark performance of RTX A5000 Mobile. The combined score is measured on a 0-100 point scale.


Combined synthetic benchmark score

This is our combined benchmark performance score. 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 A5000 Mobile 39.62

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

3DMark 11 is an obsolete DirectX 11 benchmark by Futuremark. It used four tests based on two scenes, one being few submarines exploring the submerged wreck of a sunken ship, the other is an abandoned temple deep in the jungle. All the tests are heavy with volumetric lighting and tessellation, and despite being done in 1280x720 resolution, are relatively taxing. Discontinued in January 2020, 3DMark 11 is now superseded by Time Spy.

Benchmark coverage: 17%

RTX A5000 Mobile 36164

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

Fire Strike is a DirectX 11 benchmark for gaming PCs. It features two separate tests displaying a fight between a humanoid and a fiery creature made of lava. Using 1920x1080 resolution, Fire Strike shows off some realistic graphics and is quite taxing on hardware.

Benchmark coverage: 14%

RTX A5000 Mobile 27271

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

Cloud Gate is an outdated DirectX 11 feature level 10 benchmark that was used for home PCs and basic notebooks. It displays a few scenes of some weird space teleportation device launching spaceships into unknown, using fixed resolution of 1280x720. Just like Ice Storm benchmark, it has been discontinued in January 2020 and replaced by 3DMark Night Raid.

Benchmark coverage: 14%

RTX A5000 Mobile 50154

Gaming performance

Let's see how good RTX A5000 Mobile is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in frames per second. Comparisons with game system requirements are included, but remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect reality inaccurately.

Average FPS across all PC games

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

Full HD103
1440p64
4K51

FPS performance in popular games

Full HD
Low Preset

Cyberpunk 2077 70−75

Full HD
Medium Preset

Assassin's Creed Odyssey 65−70
Assassin's Creed Valhalla 76
Battlefield 5 120−130
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 85−90
Cyberpunk 2077 70−75
Far Cry 5 80−85
Far Cry New Dawn 95−100
Forza Horizon 4 120−130
Hitman 3 147
Horizon Zero Dawn 181
Metro Exodus 100−110
Red Dead Redemption 2 95−100
Shadow of the Tomb Raider 231
Watch Dogs: Legion 64

Full HD
High Preset

Assassin's Creed Odyssey 65−70
Assassin's Creed Valhalla 64
Battlefield 5 120−130
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 85−90
Cyberpunk 2077 70−75
Far Cry 5 82
Far Cry New Dawn 39
Forza Horizon 4 120−130
Hitman 3 40
Horizon Zero Dawn 164
Metro Exodus 78
Red Dead Redemption 2 95−100
Shadow of the Tomb Raider 143
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt 150
Watch Dogs: Legion 60

Full HD
Ultra Preset

Assassin's Creed Odyssey 65−70
Assassin's Creed Valhalla 55
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 85−90
Cyberpunk 2077 70−75
Far Cry 5 80−85
Forza Horizon 4 120−130
Horizon Zero Dawn 133
Metro Exodus 71
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt 90
Watch Dogs: Legion 45

Full HD
Epic Preset

Red Dead Redemption 2 95−100

1440p
High Preset

Battlefield 5 75−80
Far Cry New Dawn 90−95
Hitman 3 59
Red Dead Redemption 2 30−35

1440p
Ultra Preset

Assassin's Creed Odyssey 40−45
Assassin's Creed Valhalla 44
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 60−65
Cyberpunk 2077 30−35
Far Cry 5 79
Forza Horizon 4 80−85
Horizon Zero Dawn 85−90
Metro Exodus 62
Shadow of the Tomb Raider 129
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt 55−60
Watch Dogs: Legion 43

4K
High Preset

Far Cry 5 52
Far Cry New Dawn 50−55
Hitman 3 38
Horizon Zero Dawn 50−55
Shadow of the Tomb Raider 38
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt 58

4K
Ultra Preset

Assassin's Creed Odyssey 27−30
Assassin's Creed Valhalla 29
Battlefield 5 45−50
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 35−40
Cyberpunk 2077 14−16
Forza Horizon 4 55−60
Horizon Zero Dawn 63
Metro Exodus 43
Watch Dogs: Legion 26

4K
Epic Preset

Red Dead Redemption 2 35−40

Closest competitors

RTX A5000 Mobile's performance relative to its closest rivals among notebook graphics cards.


AMD equivalent

According to our data, the closest AMD alternative to RTX A5000 Mobile is Radeon RX 6800S, which is faster by 1% and higher by 4 positions in our ranking.

Here are some closest AMD rivals to RTX A5000 Mobile:

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Similar GPUs

Here is our recommendation of several graphics cards that are more or less close in performance to the one reviewed.

Recommended processors

These processors are most commonly used with RTX A5000 Mobile according to our statistics.

Community ratings

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