ATI Radeon 9800 XT Mac Edition vs NVIDIA Quadro RTX 6000

Price now no data
Games supported 39%
ATI Radeon 9800 XT Mac Edition
Radeon 9800 XT Mac Edition
  • Interface AGP Pro 8x
  • Core clock speed 412 MHz
  • Max video memory 256 MB
  • Memory type DDR
  • Memory clock speed 730 MHz
  • Maximum resolution
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
Price now 6623$
Games supported 100%
Graphics card Graphics card ATI Radeon 9800 XT Mac Edition vs NVIDIA Quadro RTX 6000

General info

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

Place in performance ratingnot rated16
Value for moneyno data4.24
ArchitectureRage 9Turing
GPU code nameR360TU102
Market segmentDesktopWorkstation
Release date14 March 2004 (17 years ago)13 August 2018 (3 years ago)
Launch price (MSRP)no data$6,299
Price nowno data$6623
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 coresno data4608
Core clock speed412 MHz1440 MHz
Boost clock speedno data1770 MHz
Number of transistors117 million18,600 million
Manufacturing process technology150 nm12 nm
Thermal design power (TDP)60 Watt260 Watt
Texture fill rate3.296509.8

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).

InterfaceAGP Pro 8xPCIe 3.0 x16
Lengthno data267 mm
Supplementary power connectorsNone1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin


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 typeDDRGDDR6
Maximum RAM amount256 MB24 GB
Memory bus width256 Bit384 Bit
Memory clock speed730 MHz14000 MHz
Memory bandwidth23.36 GB/s672.0 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 Connectors2x DVI4x DisplayPort, 1x USB Type-C

API support

APIs supported, including particular versions of those APIs.

DirectX9.012 Ultimate (12_1)
Shader Modelno data6.5
CUDAno data7.5

Advantages and disadvantages

Novelty 14 March 2004 13 August 2018
Memory bus width 256 384
Memory bandwidth 23.36 672
Chip lithography 150 nm 12 nm
Thermal design power (TDP) 60 Watt 260 Watt

Technical City couldn't decide between

ATI Radeon 9800 XT Mac Edition
ATI Radeon 9800 XT Mac Edition


NVIDIA Quadro RTX 6000
NVIDIA Quadro RTX 6000

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Be aware that Radeon 9800 XT Mac Edition is a desktop card while Quadro RTX 6000 is a workstation 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, which is slower by 2% and lower by 6 positions in our rating.

AMD Radeon Pro W6800 Radeon Pro W6800

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