NVIDIA Tesla S2050 vs Apple M1 GPU

General info

Comparison of graphics card architecture, market segment, release date and other general parameters.
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Architecture
Fermi
 
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GPU code name
GF100
 
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Market segment
Workstation
 
Laptop
Release date
25 July 2011
 
10 November 2020
Launch price (MSRP)
$11,999
 
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Technical specs

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
448
 
8
Core clock speed
574 MHz
 
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Transistor count
3,100 million
 
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Manufacturing process technology
40 nm
 
5 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
900 Watt
 
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Texture fill rate
32.14
 
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Floating-point performance
4x 1,027.7 gflops
 
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Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Tesla S2050 and Apple M1 GPU 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 a slot instead of being soldered to the notebook motherboard.
Interface
PCIe 2.0 x16
 
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Memory

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.
Memory type
GDDR5
 
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Maximum RAM amount
3 GB
 
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Memory bus width
384 Bit
 
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Memory clock speed
3092 MHz
 
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Memory bandwidth
148.4 GB/s
 
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Shared memory
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Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Tesla S2050 and Apple M1 GPU. 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.
Display Connectors
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API support

APIs supported by Tesla S2050 and Apple M1 GPU, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 (11_0)
 
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Shader Model
5.1
 
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OpenGL
4.6
 
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OpenCL
1.1
 
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Vulkan
N/A
 
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CUDA
2.0
 
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Advantages of NVIDIA Tesla S2050

More pipelines (448 vs 8)

Advantages of Apple M1 GPU

Much newer (10 November 2020 vs 25 July 2011)
Finer manufacturing process technology (5 vs 40 nm)

So, Tesla S2050 or Apple M1 GPU?

Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA Tesla S2050 and Apple M1 GPU. We've got no test results to judge.
Be aware that Tesla S2050 is a workstation card while Apple M1 GPU is a notebook one.
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