NVIDIA A100 SXM4 40 GB vs AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT

Comparative analysis of NVIDIA A100 SXM4 40 GB and AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT videocards for all known characteristics in the following categories: Essentials, Technical info, Video outputs and ports, Compatibility, dimensions and requirements, API support, Memory. Benchmark videocards performance analysis: Geekbench - OpenCL, GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps), GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps), GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps), PassMark - G3D Mark, PassMark - G2D Mark, CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s), 3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score.

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the NVIDIA A100 SXM4 40 GB

  • Around 47% higher texture fill rate: 609.1 GTexel/s vs 413.0 GTexel/s
  • 2.7x more pipelines: 6912 vs 2560
  • 3.3x more maximum memory size: 40 GB vs 12 GB
  • Around 94% better performance in Geekbench - OpenCL: 191749 vs 98871
  • Around 37% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames): 21006 vs 15315
  • Around 37% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps): 21006 vs 15315
  • Around 54% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames): 27823 vs 18062
  • Around 54% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps): 27823 vs 18062
  • Around 2% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames): 51880 vs 50772
  • Around 2% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps): 51880 vs 50772
Specifications (specs)
Texture fill rate 609.1 GTexel/s vs 413.0 GTexel/s
Pipelines 6912 vs 2560
Maximum memory size 40 GB vs 12 GB
Benchmarks
Geekbench - OpenCL 191749 vs 98871
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 21006 vs 15315
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 21006 vs 15315
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 27823 vs 18062
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 27823 vs 18062
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 51880 vs 50772
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 51880 vs 50772

Reasons to consider the AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT

  • Videocard is newer: launch date 9 month(s) later
  • 2.1x more core clock speed: 2321 MHz vs 1095 MHz
  • Around 83% higher boost clock speed: 2581 MHz vs 1410 MHz
  • Around 74% lower typical power consumption: 230 Watt vs 400 Watt
  • Around 65% higher memory clock speed: 2000 MHz (16 Gbps effective) vs 1215 MHz (2.4 Gbps effective)
Launch date 3 Mar 2021 vs 14 May 2020
Core clock speed 2321 MHz vs 1095 MHz
Boost clock speed 2581 MHz vs 1410 MHz
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 230 Watt vs 400 Watt
Memory clock speed 2000 MHz (16 Gbps effective) vs 1215 MHz (2.4 Gbps effective)

Compare benchmarks

GPU 1: NVIDIA A100 SXM4 40 GB
GPU 2: AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT

Geekbench - OpenCL
GPU 1
GPU 2
191749
98871
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
21006
15315
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
21006
15315
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
27823
18062
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
27823
18062
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
51880
50772
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
51880
50772
Name NVIDIA A100 SXM4 40 GB AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT
Geekbench - OpenCL 191749 98871
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 21006 15315
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 21006 15315
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 27823 18062
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 27823 18062
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 51880 50772
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 51880 50772
PassMark - G3D Mark 18771
PassMark - G2D Mark 1017
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 357.265
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 34.094
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 330.969
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 1778.524
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 11986

Compare specifications (specs)

NVIDIA A100 SXM4 40 GB AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT

Essentials

Architecture Ampere RDNA 2.0
Code name GA100 Navi 22
Launch date 14 May 2020 3 Mar 2021
Place in performance rating 1 7
Launch price (MSRP) $479
Type Desktop

Technical info

Boost clock speed 1410 MHz 2581 MHz
Core clock speed 1095 MHz 2321 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 7 nm 7 nm
Peak Double Precision (FP64) Performance 9.746 TFLOPS (1:2) 825.9 GFLOPS (1:16)
Peak Half Precision (FP16) Performance 77.97 TFLOPS (4:1) 26.43 TFLOPS (2:1)
Peak Single Precision (FP32) Performance 19.49 TFLOPS 13.21 TFLOPS
Pipelines 6912 2560
Pixel fill rate 225.6 GPixel/s 165.2 GPixel/s
Texture fill rate 609.1 GTexel/s 413.0 GTexel/s
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 400 Watt 230 Watt
Transistor count 54200 million 17200 million
Compute units 40

Video outputs and ports

Display Connectors No outputs 1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Form factor IGP
Interface PCIe 4.0 x16 PCIe 4.0 x16
Recommended system power (PSU) 800 Watt 550 Watt
Supplementary power connectors None 1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin
Height 40 mm (1.6 inches)
Length 267 mm (10.5 inches)
Width 110 mm (4.3 inches)

API support

OpenCL 3.0 2.1
DirectX 12.2
OpenGL 4.6
Shader Model 6.5
Vulkan

Memory

High bandwidth memory (HBM)
Maximum RAM amount 40 GB 12 GB
Memory bandwidth 1555 GB/s 384 GB/s
Memory bus width 5120 bit 192 bit
Memory clock speed 1215 MHz (2.4 Gbps effective) 2000 MHz (16 Gbps effective)
Memory type HBM2e GDDR6