Riva TNT2 PRO vs Quadro RTX 8000

General info

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

Place in our rating
not rated
 
Value for money (0-100)
no data
 
0.63
Architecture
Fahrenheit
 
Turing
GPU code name
NV5 B6
 
TU102
Market segment
Desktop
 
Workstation
Release date
12 October 1999 (21 years ago)
 
13 August 2018 (3 years ago)
Launch price (MSRP)
no data
 
$9,999
Price now
no data
 
$4414

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
no data
 
4608
Core clock speed
143 MHz
 
1395 MHz
Boost clock speed
no data
 
1770 MHz
Number of transistors
15 million
 
18,600 million
Manufacturing process technology
250 nm
 
12 nm
Thermal design power (TDP)
no data
 
260 Watt
Texture fill rate
0.29
 
509.8

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).

Interface
AGP 4x
 
PCIe 3.0 x16
Length
no data
 
267 mm
Supplementary power connectors
None
 
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
SDR
 
GDDR6
Maximum RAM amount
32 MB
 
48 GB
Memory bus width
128 Bit
 
384 Bit
Memory clock speed
167 MHz
 
14000 MHz
Memory bandwidth
2.672 GB/s
 
672.0 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 Connectors
1x VGA
 
4x DisplayPort, 1x USB Type-C

API support

APIs supported, including particular versions of those APIs.

DirectX
6.0
 
12 Ultimate (12_1)
Shader Model
no data
 
6.5
OpenGL
1.2
 
4.6
OpenCL
N/A
 
2.0
Vulkan
N/A
 
1.2.131
CUDA
-
 
7.5

Competitors of Quadro RTX 8000 from AMD

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Quadro RTX 8000 from AMD is Radeon Pro VII, which is slower by 11% and lower by 13 positions in our rating.

Here are some closest AMD rivals to Quadro RTX 8000:

Advantages of NVIDIA Riva TNT2 PRO

We are unaware of any advantages of NVIDIA Riva TNT2 PRO over NVIDIA Quadro RTX 8000.

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro RTX 8000

Much newer (13 August 2018 vs 12 October 1999)

Wider memory bus (384 vs 128 bit)

Higher memory bandwidth (672 vs 2.672 GB/s)

Finer manufacturing process technology (12 vs 250 nm)

So, which one is the better GPU?

Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA Riva TNT2 PRO and NVIDIA Quadro RTX 8000. We've got no test results to judge.

Be aware that Riva TNT2 PRO is a desktop 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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