NVIDIA Quadro GV100 vs AMD Radeon R9 290X2

Comparative analysis of NVIDIA Quadro GV100 and AMD Radeon R9 290X2 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: PassMark - G3D Mark, PassMark - G2D Mark, Geekbench - OpenCL, CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s), GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps), GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps), GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s).

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the NVIDIA Quadro GV100

  • Videocard is newer: launch date 3 year(s) 9 month(s) later
  • Around 13% higher core clock speed: 1132 MHz vs 1000 MHz
  • Around 32% better floating-point performance: 14,817 gflops vs 2x 5,632 gflops
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running videocard: 12 nm vs 28 nm
  • 2.3x lower typical power consumption: 250 Watt vs 580 Watt
  • 4x more maximum memory size: 32 GB vs 2x 4 GB
Launch date 27 March 2018 vs 24 June 2014
Core clock speed 1132 MHz vs 1000 MHz
Floating-point performance 14,817 gflops vs 2x 5,632 gflops
Manufacturing process technology 12 nm vs 28 nm
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 250 Watt vs 580 Watt
Maximum memory size 32 GB vs 2x 4 GB

Reasons to consider the AMD Radeon R9 290X2

  • 4.7x more texture fill rate: 2x 176.0 GTexel / s billion / sec vs 463.0 GTexel / s
  • Around 10% higher pipelines: 2x 2816 vs 5120
  • 3.2x more memory clock speed: 5400 MHz vs 1696 MHz
Texture fill rate 2x 176.0 GTexel / s billion / sec vs 463.0 GTexel / s
Pipelines 2x 2816 vs 5120
Memory clock speed 5400 MHz vs 1696 MHz

Compare benchmarks

GPU 1: NVIDIA Quadro GV100
GPU 2: AMD Radeon R9 290X2

Name NVIDIA Quadro GV100 AMD Radeon R9 290X2
PassMark - G3D Mark 12721
PassMark - G2D Mark 802
Geekbench - OpenCL 138492
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 277.574
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 141.066
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 981.689
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 19382
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 3713
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 3357
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 19382
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 3713
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 3357
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 19.441

Compare specifications (specs)

NVIDIA Quadro GV100 AMD Radeon R9 290X2

Essentials

Architecture Volta GCN 2.0
Code name GV100 Hawaii
Launch date 27 March 2018 24 June 2014
Launch price (MSRP) $8,999 $1,399
Place in performance rating 27 22
Type Workstation Desktop

Technical info

Boost clock speed 1628 MHz
Core clock speed 1132 MHz 1000 MHz
Floating-point performance 14,817 gflops 2x 5,632 gflops
Manufacturing process technology 12 nm 28 nm
Pipelines 5120 2x 2816
Texture fill rate 463.0 GTexel / s 2x 176.0 GTexel / s billion / sec
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 250 Watt 580 Watt
Transistor count 21,100 million 6,200 million

Video outputs and ports

Display Connectors 4x DisplayPort 2x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Interface PCIe 3.0 x16 PCIe 3.0 x16
Length 267 mm
Supplementary power connectors 1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin 4x 8-pin

API support

DirectX 12.0 (12_1) 12.0 (12_0)
OpenGL 4.6 4.6

Memory

Maximum RAM amount 32 GB 2x 4 GB
Memory bandwidth 870.4 GB / s 2x 345.6 GB / s
Memory bus width 4096 Bit 2x 512 Bit
Memory clock speed 1696 MHz 5400 MHz
Memory type HBM2 GDDR5