H100 PCIe vs RTX A5000

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Primary details

GPU architecture, market segment, value for money and other general parameters compared.

Place in performance ranking30not rated
Place by popularitynot in top-100not in top-100
Cost-effectiveness evaluation3.77no data
ArchitectureAmpere (2020−2022)Hopper (2022)
GPU code nameGA102GH100
Market segmentWorkstationDesktop
Release date12 April 2021 (3 years ago)22 March 2022 (2 years ago)
Current price$3327 $35000

Cost-effectiveness evaluation

Performance to price ratio. The higher, the better.

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Detailed specifications

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 cores81927296
Boost clock speed1695 MHz1650 MHz
Number of transistors28,300 million80,000 million
Manufacturing process technology8 nm4 nm
Power consumption (TDP)230 Watt350 Watt
Texture fill rate433.9752.4

Form factor & compatibility

Information on compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop graphics cards it's interface and bus (motherboard compatibility), additional power connectors (power supply compatibility).

InterfacePCIe 4.0 x16PCIe 5.0 x16
Length267 mm267 mm
Supplementary power connectors1x 8-pin8-pin EPS

VRAM capacity and type

Parameters of VRAM installed: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Integrated GPUs have no dedicated video RAM and use a shared part of system RAM.

Memory typeGDDR6HBM2e
Maximum RAM amount24 GB80 GB
Memory bus width384 Bit5120 Bit
Memory clock speed16 GB/s2 GB/s
Memory bandwidth768.0 GB/s1,280 GB/s

Connectivity and outputs

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 1.4aNo outputs

API compatibility

List of supported graphics and general-purpose computing APIs, including their specific versions.

DirectX12 Ultimate (12_2)N/A
Shader Model6.7N/A

Synthetic benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmark performance comparison. The combined score is measured on a 0-100 point scale.

GeekBench 5 OpenCL

Geekbench 5 is a widespread graphics card benchmark combined from 11 different test scenarios. All these scenarios rely on direct usage of GPU's processing power, no 3D rendering is involved. This variation uses OpenCL API by Khronos Group.

Benchmark coverage: 9%

RTX A5000 154148
H100 PCIe 281868

H100 PCIe outperforms RTX A5000 by 83% in GeekBench 5 OpenCL.

Pros & cons summary

Recency 12 April 2021 22 March 2022
Maximum RAM amount 24 GB 80 GB
Chip lithography 8 nm 4 nm
Power consumption (TDP) 230 Watt 350 Watt

We couldn't decide between RTX A5000 and H100 PCIe. We've got no test results to judge.

Be aware that RTX A5000 is a workstation graphics card while H100 PCIe is a desktop one.

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