NVIDIA A40 videocard review

A40 videocard released by NVIDIA; release date: 5 Oct 2020. The videocard is based on Ampere microarchitecture codenamed GA102.

Core clock speed - 1305 MHz. Boost clock speed - 1740 MHz. Texture fill rate - 584.6 GTexel/s. Pipelines - 10752. Manufacturing process technology - 8 nm. Transistors count - 28300 million. Power consumption (TDP) - 300 Watt.

Memory type: GDDR6. Maximum RAM amount - 48 GB. Memory bus width - 384 bit. Memory clock speed - 1812 MHz (14.5 Gbps effective). Memory bandwidth - 695.8 GB/s.

Benchmarks

Geekbench
OpenCL
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
237214
185390
Name Value
Geekbench - OpenCL 185390

Specifications (specs)

Essentials

Architecture Ampere
Code name GA102
Launch date 5 Oct 2020
Place in performance rating 5

Technical info

Boost clock speed 1740 MHz
Core clock speed 1305 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 8 nm
Peak Double Precision (FP64) Performance 1169 GFLOPS (1:32)
Peak Half Precision (FP16) Performance 37.42 TFLOPS (1:1)
Peak Single Precision (FP32) Performance 37.42 TFLOPS
Pipelines 10752
Pixel fill rate 194.9 GPixel/s
Texture fill rate 584.6 GTexel/s
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 300 Watt
Transistor count 28300 million

Video outputs and ports

Display Connectors 3x DisplayPort

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Form factor Dual-slot
Interface PCIe 4.0 x16
Length 267 mm (10.5 inches)
Recommended system power (PSU) 700 Watt
Supplementary power connectors 8-pin EPS
Width 112 mm (4.4 inches)

API support

DirectX 12.2
OpenCL 3.0
OpenGL 4.6
Shader Model 6.6
Vulkan

Memory

Maximum RAM amount 48 GB
Memory bandwidth 695.8 GB/s
Memory bus width 384 bit
Memory clock speed 1812 MHz (14.5 Gbps effective)
Memory type GDDR6