NVIDIA RTX A6000 videocard review

RTX A6000 videocard released by NVIDIA; release date: 5 Oct 2020. At the time of release, the videocard cost $4649. The videocard is based on Ampere microarchitecture codenamed GA102.

Core clock speed - 1455 MHz. Boost clock speed - 1860 MHz. Texture fill rate - 625.0 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 - 2000 MHz (16 Gbps effective). Memory bandwidth - 768 GB/s.

Benchmarks

Geekbench
OpenCL
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
237214
200499
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
Face Detection
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
737.530 mPixels/s
737.530 mPixels/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
T-Rex
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
66.951 Frames/s
54.631 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
Video Composition
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
383.037 Frames/s
189.702 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
Bitcoin Mining
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
2600.207 mHash/s
2337.152 mHash/s
GFXBench 4.0
Car Chase Offscreen
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
34770 Frames
23142 Frames
GFXBench 4.0
Manhattan
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
27823 Frames
3712 Frames
GFXBench 4.0
T-Rex
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
69225 Frames
3353 Frames
GFXBench 4.0
Car Chase Offscreen
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
34770.000 Fps
23142.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0
Manhattan
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
27823.000 Fps
3712.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0
T-Rex
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
69225.000 Fps
3353.000 Fps
3DMark Fire Strike
Graphics Score
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
19940
17647
Name Value
Geekbench - OpenCL 200499
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection 737.530 mPixels/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex 54.631 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition 189.702 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining 2337.152 mHash/s
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen 23142 Frames
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan 3712 Frames
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex 3353 Frames
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen 23142.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan 3712.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex 3353.000 Fps
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 17647

Games performance

F1 2021 (2021)

Low, 1280x720333.00
Medium, 1920x1080313.00
High, 1920x1080281.00
Ultra, 1920x1080162.00
QHD, 2560x1440155.00
4K, 3840x216099.70

F1 2020 (2020)

Low, 1280x720278.00
Medium, 1920x1080248.00
High, 1920x1080241.00
Ultra, 1920x1080224.00
QHD, 2560x1440210.00
4K, 3840x2160137.00

Strange Brigade (2018)

Low, 1280x720382.00
Medium, 1920x1080300.00
High, 1920x1080293.00
Ultra, 1920x1080288.00
QHD, 2560x1440247.00
4K, 3840x2160149.00

Metro Exodus (2019)

Low, 1280x720120.00
Medium, 1920x1080109.00
High, 1920x108096.80
Ultra, 1920x108087.90
QHD, 2560x144084.10
4K, 3840x216070.40

Far Cry New Dawn (2019)

Low, 1280x72071.00
Medium, 1920x108066.00
High, 1920x108068.00
Ultra, 1920x108065.00
QHD, 2560x144063.00
4K, 3840x216063.00

Far Cry 5 (2018)

Low, 1280x72055.00
Medium, 1920x108052.00
High, 1920x108053.00
Ultra, 1920x108052.00
QHD, 2560x144052.00
4K, 3840x216050.00

X-Plane 11.11 (2018)

Low, 1280x720109.00
Medium, 1920x108097.00
High, 1920x108078.10
4K, 3840x216067.20

Final Fantasy XV Benchmark (2018)

Low, 1280x720176.00
Medium, 1920x1080168.00
High, 1920x1080135.00
QHD127.00
4K, 3840x216082.40

Dota 2 Reborn (2015)

Low, 1280x720160.50
Medium, 1366x768144.80
High, 1920x1080138.70
Ultra, 1920x1080131.20
4K, 3840x2160127.90

The Witcher 3 (2015)

Low, 1024x768362.00
Medium, 1366x768334.00
High, 1920x1080307.00
Ultra, 1920x1080180.00
4K, 3840x2160146.00

GTA V (2015)

Low, 1024x768177.00
Medium, 1366x768171.00
High, 1920x1080160.00
Ultra, 1920x108096.20
QHD95.80
4K, 3840x2160155.00

Specifications (specs)

Essentials

Architecture Ampere
Code name GA102
Launch date 5 Oct 2020
Launch price (MSRP) $4649
Place in performance rating 16

Technical info

Boost clock speed 1860 MHz
Core clock speed 1455 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 8 nm
Peak Double Precision (FP64) Performance 1250 GFLOPS (1:32)
Peak Half Precision (FP16) Performance 40.00 TFLOPS (1:1)
Peak Single Precision (FP32) Performance 40.00 TFLOPS
Pipelines 10752
Pixel fill rate 208.3 GPixel/s
Texture fill rate 625.0 GTexel/s
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 300 Watt
Transistor count 28300 million

Video outputs and ports

Display Connectors 4x 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 768 GB/s
Memory bus width 384 bit
Memory clock speed 2000 MHz (16 Gbps effective)
Memory type GDDR6