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
202780
3DMark Fire Strike
Graphics Score
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
19970
17904
GFXBench 4.0
Car Chase Offscreen
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
34770 Frames
23142 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
23622 Frames
3712 Frames
GFXBench 4.0
Manhattan
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
23622.000 Fps
3712.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0
T-Rex
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
56437 Frames
3353 Frames
GFXBench 4.0
T-Rex
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
56437.000 Fps
3353.000 Fps
Name Value
Geekbench - OpenCL 202780
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 17904
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen 23142 Frames
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen 23142.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan 3712 Frames
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan 3712.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex 3353 Frames
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex 3353.000 Fps

Specifications (specs)

Essentials

Architecture Ampere
Code name GA102
Launch date 5 Oct 2020
Launch price (MSRP) $4649
Place in performance rating 37

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