AMD Radeon HD 6520G vs NVIDIA Quadro RTX 8000

General info

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

Place in our rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
0.13
 
0.57
Architecture
Terascale 2
 
Turing
GPU code name
Llano
 
TU102
Market segment
Laptop
 
Workstation
Release date
15 June 2011 (10 years ago)
 
13 August 2018 (3 years ago)
Launch price (MSRP)
no data
 
$9,999
Price now
$338
 
$4921

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 cores
320
 
4608
Core clock speed
400 MHz
 
1395 MHz
Boost clock speed
no data
 
1770 MHz
Number of transistors
1000 Million
 
18,600 million
Manufacturing process technology
32 nm
 
12 nm
Thermal design power (TDP)
no data
 
260 Watt
Texture fill rate
no data
 
509.8

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon HD 6520G and Quadro RTX 8000 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). 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.

Interface
no data
 
PCIe 3.0 x16
Length
no data
 
267 mm
Supplementary power connectors
no data
 
1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin

Memory

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 type
no data
 
GDDR6
Maximum RAM amount
no data
 
48 GB
Memory bus width
no data
 
384 Bit
Memory clock speed
no data
 
14000 MHz
Memory bandwidth
no data
 
672.0 GB/s
Shared memory
+
 
no 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 Connectors
no data
 
4x DisplayPort, 1x USB Type-C

API support

APIs supported, including particular versions of those APIs.

DirectX
DirectX 11, Shader 5.0
 
12 Ultimate (12_1)
Shader Model
no data
 
6.5
OpenGL
no data
 
4.6
OpenCL
no data
 
2.0
Vulkan
-
 
1.2.131
CUDA
-
 
7.5

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.

HD 6520G 1.15
RTX 8000 72.28 +6185.2%

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.

HD 6520G 309
RTX 8000 19477 +6203.2%

Gaming performance

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

HD 6520G satisfies 62% minimum and 53% recommended requirements of all games known to us.

Minimum
62%
Recommended
53%
Minimum
62%
Recommended
53%

RTX 8000 satisfies 100% minimum and 100% recommended requirements of all games known to us.

Minimum
100%
Recommended
100%
Minimum
100%
Recommended
100%

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

 
HD 6520G
RTX 8000
900p
 
8
no data
1080p
 
6
no data

Competitors of Radeon HD 6520G from NVIDIA

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Radeon HD 6520G from NVIDIA is GeForce GT 520MX, which is slower by 5% and lower by 4 positions in our rating.

Here are some closest NVIDIA rivals to Radeon HD 6520G:

Competitors of Quadro RTX 8000 from AMD

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Quadro RTX 8000 from AMD is Radeon Pro W6800, which is slower by 8% and lower by 13 positions in our rating.

Here are some closest AMD rivals to Quadro RTX 8000:

Advantages of AMD Radeon HD 6520G

Cheaper ($338 vs $4921)

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro RTX 8000

6185.2% faster (about 63 times) in synthetic tests

Much newer (13 August 2018 vs 15 June 2011)

More pipelines (4608 vs 320)

Finer manufacturing process technology (12 vs 32 nm)

So, which one is the better GPU?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA Quadro RTX 8000, since it shows better performance.

Be aware that Radeon HD 6520G is a notebook card while Quadro RTX 8000 is a workstation one.

Should you still have questions concerning choice between the reviewed GPUs, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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