NVIDIA Tesla K8 vs Quadro K2200

NVIDIA Tesla K8
NVIDIA Quadro K2200

General info

Comparison of Tesla K8 and Quadro K2200 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
n/d
 
17.74
Architecture
Kepler
 
Maxwell
Code name
GK104
 
GM107
Type
Workstation
 
Workstation
Release date
16 September 2014
 
22 July 2014
Launch price (MSRP)
n/d
 
$395.75
Price now
n/d
 
$350

Technical specs

Tesla K8 and Quadro K2200's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Tesla K8 and Quadro K2200's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
1536
 
640
Core clock speed
693 MHz
 
1046 MHz
Boost Clock
811 MHz
 
1124 MHz
Transistor count
3,540 million
 
1,870 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
100 Watt
 
68 Watt
Texture fill rate
103.8 GTexel / s
 
44.96 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
2,491 gflops
 
1,439 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Tesla K8 and Quadro K2200 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
PCIe 2.0 x16
 
PCIe 2.0 x16
Length
241 mm
 
202 mm
Supplementary power connectors
1x 6-pin
 
None

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Tesla K8 and Quadro K2200: 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.
Memory type
GDDR5
 
GDDR5
Maximum RAM amount
8 GB
 
4 GB
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
128 Bit
Memory clock speed
5000 MHz
 
5012 MHz
Memory bandwidth
160.0 GB / s
 
80.19 GB / s

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Tesla K8 and Quadro K2200.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
1x DVI, 2x DisplayPort

API support

APIs supported by Tesla K8 and Quadro K2200, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12.0 (11_0)
 
12.0 (11_0)
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.6
Vulkan
-
 
+

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Tesla K8 and Quadro K2200. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

Tesla K8 14.49
K2200 18.64 +28.6%

Octane Render OctaneBench

Tesla K8 38 +22.6%
K2200 31

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Tesla K8 and Quadro K2200. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
n/d
 
162 Mh/s
Ethereum / ETH (DaggerHashimoto)
n/d
 
1.6 Mh/s

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Tesla K8 and Quadro K2200 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of NVIDIA Tesla K8

Somewhat newer (16 September 2014 vs 22 July 2014)
Wider memory bus (256 vs 128 bit)
More pipelines (1536 vs 640)
Higher memory bandwidth (160 vs 80.19 GB/s)

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro K2200

28.6% faster in synthetic tests
Less power hungry (68 vs 100 watts)
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)

So, Tesla K8 or Quadro K2200?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA Quadro K2200.
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