NVIDIA Tesla K40c technical specs and benchmarks

NVIDIA Tesla K40c

Summary

NVIDIA started Tesla K40c sales 8 October 2013 at a recommended price of 7,699 USD. This is a Kepler architecture desktop card based on 28 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at designers. 12 GB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 6.01 GHz are supplied, and together with 384 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 288.4 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is 2-slot card attached via PCIe 3.0 x16 interface. Its manufacturer default version has a length of 267 mm. An additional 1 power connector 6-pin and 1 power connector 8-pin are required, and power consumption is at 245 Watt.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 22.70 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA Quadro P6000.

General info

Info on video card type (desktop or notebook), its architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Kepler
 
Code name
GK110B
 
Type
Workstation
 
Release date
8 October 2013
 
Launch price (MSRP)
7,699 USD
 
of 14999 (Quadro Plex 7000)

Technical specs

Quantitative parameters such as shaders number, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly say of video card performance, but to be more precise you have to review it's benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
2880
 
of 8192 (FirePro S9300 X2)
Core clock speed
745 MHz
 
Transistor count
7,080 million
 
of 21100
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
of 12
Power consumption (TDP)
245 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate
178.8
 
of 512 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Floating-point performance
4,291 gflops
 
of 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on video card 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 the slot instead of being soldered to the notebook motherboard.
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
Length
267 mm
 
Width
2-slot
 
Supplementary power connectors
1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin
 

Memory specs

Parameters of memory installed on the video card - type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. GPUs integrated into processors don't have dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM.
Memory type
GDDR5
 
Maximum RAM amount
12 GB
 
of 32 (Tesla M10)
Memory bus width
384 Bit
 
of 8192 (FirePro S9300 X2)
Memory clock speed
6008 MHz
 
Memory bandwidth
288.4 GB/s
 
of 1024 (FirePro S9300 X2)

Technologies

Technological solutions supported by the GPU. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
CUDA
3.5
 

Video card benchmarks performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
22.70
 
 

Mining hashrate

Video card cryptocurrency mining performance. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
324 Mh/s
 
 

Game benchmarks (in FPS)

How good for gaming a particular GPU is. Gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS. Overall gaming performance is a number in 0-100 range, and the older the game, the less impact it has on the overall grade of the video card.
Overall gaming performance
12.90
 
 

Relative perfomance

Overall video card performance compared to nearest competitors. All GPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

It seems that there's no AMD equivalent for Tesla K40c. The nearest is FirePro W4100, however, it's 72% slower.

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