NVIDIA Tesla K20X vs ATI M10
Comparison of graphics card architecture, market segment, release date and other general parameters.
Place in performance rating
GPU code name
12 November 2012
Launch price (MSRP)
General performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, 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.
Pipelines / CUDA cores
Core clock speed
Manufacturing process technology
Power consumption (TDP)
Texture fill rate
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on Tesla K20X and M10 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).
PCIe 3.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin
Parameters of memory installed: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors don't have dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM.
Maximum RAM amount
Memory bus width
Memory clock speed
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on Tesla K20X and M10. As a rule, this section is relevant only for desktop reference video cards, since for notebook ones the availability of certain video outputs depends on the laptop model.
APIs supported by Tesla K20X and M10, sometimes including their particular versions.
Advantages of NVIDIA Tesla K20X
Finer manufacturing process technology (28 vs 130 nm)
Advantages of ATI M10
Cheaper ($96.00 USD vs $331.00 USD)
So, Tesla K20X or M10?
Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA Tesla K20X and ATI M10. We've got no test results to judge.
Be aware that Tesla K20X is a workstation card while M10 is a desktop one.
Should you still have questions on choice between Tesla K20X and M10, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.