NVIDIA A40 vs AMD Radeon RX Vega XT

Comparative analysis of NVIDIA A40 and AMD Radeon RX Vega 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.

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the NVIDIA A40

  • Videocard is newer: launch date 3 year(s) 1 month(s) later
  • Around 7% higher boost clock speed: 1740 MHz vs 1630 MHz
  • 1400.9x more texture fill rate: 584.6 GTexel/s vs 417.3 GTexel / s
  • 2.6x more pipelines: 10752 vs 4096
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running videocard: 8 nm vs 14 nm
  • 6x more maximum memory size: 48 GB vs 8 GB
Launch date 5 Oct 2020 vs 8 August 2017
Boost clock speed 1740 MHz vs 1630 MHz
Texture fill rate 584.6 GTexel/s vs 417.3 GTexel / s
Pipelines 10752 vs 4096
Manufacturing process technology 8 nm vs 14 nm
Maximum memory size 48 GB vs 8 GB

Reasons to consider the AMD Radeon RX Vega XT

  • Around 15% higher core clock speed: 1500 MHz vs 1305 MHz
  • Around 33% lower typical power consumption: 225 Watt vs 300 Watt
  • Around 4% higher memory clock speed: 1890 MHz vs 1812 MHz (14.5 Gbps effective)
  • Around 6% better performance in Geekbench - OpenCL: 196748 vs 185390
Specifications (specs)
Core clock speed 1500 MHz vs 1305 MHz
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 225 Watt vs 300 Watt
Memory clock speed 1890 MHz vs 1812 MHz (14.5 Gbps effective)
Benchmarks
Geekbench - OpenCL 196748 vs 185390

Compare benchmarks

GPU 1: NVIDIA A40
GPU 2: AMD Radeon RX Vega XT

Geekbench - OpenCL
GPU 1
GPU 2
185390
196748
Name NVIDIA A40 AMD Radeon RX Vega XT
Geekbench - OpenCL 185390 196748

Compare specifications (specs)

NVIDIA A40 AMD Radeon RX Vega XT

Essentials

Architecture Ampere GCN 5.0
Code name GA102 Vega 10
Launch date 5 Oct 2020 8 August 2017
Place in performance rating 5 1
Type Desktop

Technical info

Boost clock speed 1740 MHz 1630 MHz
Core clock speed 1305 MHz 1500 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 8 nm 14 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 4096
Pixel fill rate 194.9 GPixel/s
Texture fill rate 584.6 GTexel/s 417.3 GTexel / s
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 300 Watt 225 Watt
Transistor count 28300 million
Floating-point performance 13,353 gflops

Video outputs and ports

Display Connectors 3x DisplayPort 1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Form factor Dual-slot
Interface PCIe 4.0 x16 PCIe 3.0 x16
Length 267 mm (10.5 inches) 267 mm
Recommended system power (PSU) 700 Watt
Supplementary power connectors 8-pin EPS 2x 8-pin
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 8 GB
Memory bandwidth 695.8 GB/s 483.8 GB / s
Memory bus width 384 bit 2048 Bit
Memory clock speed 1812 MHz (14.5 Gbps effective) 1890 MHz
Memory type GDDR6 HBM2