NVIDIA RTX A5000 vs AMD Radeon RX 6900 XTX

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Games supported 39%
AMD Radeon RX 6900 XTX
Radeon RX 6900 XTX
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  • Interface PCIe 4.0 x16
  • Core clock speed
  • Max video memory 16 GB
  • Memory type GDDR6
  • Memory clock speed 18 Gbps
  • Maximum resolution
NVIDIA RTX A5000
NVIDIA RTX A5000
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  • Interface PCIe 4.0 x16
  • Core clock speed
  • Max video memory 24 GB
  • Memory type GDDR6
  • Memory clock speed 16 Gbps
  • Maximum resolution
Price now 2871$
Games supported 100%

General info

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

Place in performance ratingnot rated15
Value for moneyno data5.38
ArchitectureRDNA 2.0 (2020−2022)Ampere (2020−2022)
GPU code nameNavi 21GA102
Market segmentDesktopWorkstation
Release date28 October 2020
(2 years old)
12 April 2021
(1 year old)
Current priceno data$2871
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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 cores51208192
Boost clock speed2435 MHz1695 MHz
Number of transistors26,800 million28,300 million
Manufacturing process technology7 nm8 nm
Thermal design power (TDP)330 Watt230 Watt
Texture fill rate779.2433.9

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).

InterfacePCIe 4.0 x16PCIe 4.0 x16
Length267 mm267 mm
Width2-slot2-slot
Supplementary power connectors2x 8-pin1x 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 typeGDDR6GDDR6
Maximum RAM amount16 GB24 GB
Memory bus width256 Bit384 Bit
Memory clock speed18 GB/s16 GB/s
Memory bandwidth576.0 GB/s768.0 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 Connectors1x HDMI 2.1, 2x DisplayPort 1.4a, 1x USB Type-C4x DisplayPort
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API support

APIs supported, including particular versions of those APIs.

DirectX12 Ultimate (12_2)12 Ultimate (12_2)
Shader Model6.76.6
OpenGL4.64.6
OpenCL2.13.0
Vulkan1.31.2
CUDAno data8.6

Advantages and disadvantages


Recency 28 October 2020 12 April 2021
Memory bus width 256 384
Pipelines / CUDA cores 5120 8192
Memory bandwidth 576 768
Chip lithography 7 nm 8 nm
Thermal design power (TDP) 330 Watt 230 Watt

Technical City couldn't decide between

AMD Radeon RX 6900 XTX
Radeon RX 6900 XTX

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NVIDIA RTX A5000
RTX A5000

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Be aware that Radeon RX 6900 XTX is a desktop card while RTX A5000 is a workstation one.


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Competitors of Radeon RX 6900 XTX by NVIDIA

It seems that there's no NVIDIA equivalent for Radeon RX 6900 XTX. The nearest candidate is RTX A4500, however, it's 0% faster and higher by 0 positions in our rating.

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Competitors of RTX A5000 by AMD

According to our data, the nearest equivalent to RTX A5000 by AMD is Radeon Pro W6800, which is slower by 18% and lower by 17 positions in our rating.

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