NVIDIA RTX A2000 videocard review

RTX A2000 videocard released by NVIDIA; release date: 10 Aug 2021. At the time of release, the videocard cost $449. The videocard is based on Ampere microarchitecture codenamed GA106.

Core clock speed - 562 MHz. Boost clock speed - 1200 MHz. Texture fill rate - 124.8 GTexel/s. Pipelines - 3328. Manufacturing process technology - 8 nm. Transistors count - 13250 million. Power consumption (TDP) - 70 Watt.

Memory type: GDDR6. Maximum RAM amount - 6 GB. Memory bus width - 128 bit. Memory clock speed - 1500 MHz (12 Gbps effective). Memory bandwidth - 288 GB/s.

Benchmarks

PassMark
G2D Mark
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
1112
955
PassMark
G3D Mark
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
26517
12988
Geekbench
OpenCL
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
237214
72893
Name Value
PassMark - G2D Mark 955
PassMark - G3D Mark 12988
Geekbench - OpenCL 72893

Specifications (specs)

Essentials

Architecture Ampere
Code name GA106
Launch date 10 Aug 2021
Launch price (MSRP) $449
Place in performance rating 16

Technical info

Boost clock speed 1200 MHz
Core clock speed 562 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 8 nm
Peak Double Precision (FP64) Performance 124.8 GFLOPS (1:64)
Peak Half Precision (FP16) Performance 7.987 TFLOPS (1:1)
Peak Single Precision (FP32) Performance 7.987 TFLOPS
Pipelines 3328
Pixel fill rate 57.60 GPixel/s
Texture fill rate 124.8 GTexel/s
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 70 Watt
Transistor count 13250 million

Video outputs and ports

Display Connectors 4x mini-DisplayPort

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Form factor Dual-slot
Interface PCIe 4.0 x16
Length 167 mm (6.6 inches)
Recommended system power (PSU) 250 Watt
Supplementary power connectors None
Width 69 mm (2.7 inches)

API support

DirectX 12.2
OpenCL 3.0
OpenGL 4.6
Shader Model 6.6
Vulkan

Memory

Maximum RAM amount 6 GB
Memory bandwidth 288 GB/s
Memory bus width 128 bit
Memory clock speed 1500 MHz (12 Gbps effective)
Memory type GDDR6