NVIDIA RTX A4000 vs AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT

Comparative analysis of NVIDIA RTX A4000 and AMD Radeon RX 6800 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: PassMark - G3D Mark, PassMark - G2D Mark, CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/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), Geekbench - OpenCL, 3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score.

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the NVIDIA RTX A4000

  • Videocard is newer: launch date 5 month(s) later
  • Around 33% higher pipelines: 6144 vs 4608
  • 2.1x lower typical power consumption: 140 Watt vs 300 Watt
  • Around 31% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames): 22050 vs 16849
  • Around 31% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps): 22050 vs 16849
Specifications (specs)
Launch date 12 Apr 2021 vs 28 Oct 2020
Pipelines 6144 vs 4608
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 140 Watt vs 300 Watt
Benchmarks
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 22050 vs 16849
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 22050 vs 16849

Reasons to consider the AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT

  • 2.5x more core clock speed: 1825 MHz vs 735 MHz
  • Around 44% higher boost clock speed: 2250 MHz vs 1560 MHz
  • 2.2x more texture fill rate: 648.0 GTexel/s vs 299.5 GTexel/s
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running videocard: 7 nm vs 8 nm
  • Around 14% higher memory clock speed: 2000 MHz (16 Gbps effective) vs 1750 MHz (14 Gbps effective)
  • Around 18% better performance in PassMark - G3D Mark: 23070 vs 19532
  • Around 14% better performance in PassMark - G2D Mark: 1083 vs 951
  • Around 1% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames): 3374 vs 3355
  • Around 1% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps): 3374 vs 3355
Specifications (specs)
Core clock speed 1825 MHz vs 735 MHz
Boost clock speed 2250 MHz vs 1560 MHz
Texture fill rate 648.0 GTexel/s vs 299.5 GTexel/s
Manufacturing process technology 7 nm vs 8 nm
Memory clock speed 2000 MHz (16 Gbps effective) vs 1750 MHz (14 Gbps effective)
Benchmarks
PassMark - G3D Mark 23070 vs 19532
PassMark - G2D Mark 1083 vs 951
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 3720 vs 3715
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 3374 vs 3355
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 3720 vs 3715
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 3374 vs 3355

Compare benchmarks

GPU 1: NVIDIA RTX A4000
GPU 2: AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT

PassMark - G3D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
19532
23070
PassMark - G2D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
951
1083
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
22050
16849
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
3715
3720
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
3355
3374
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
22050
16849
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
3715
3720
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
3355
3374
Name NVIDIA RTX A4000 AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT
PassMark - G3D Mark 19532 23070
PassMark - G2D Mark 951 1083
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 432.075
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s) 0
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 267.943
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 1895.111
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 22050 16849
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 3715 3720
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 3355 3374
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 22050 16849
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 3715 3720
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 3355 3374
Geekbench - OpenCL 156957
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 18732

Compare specifications (specs)

NVIDIA RTX A4000 AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT

Essentials

Architecture Ampere RDNA 2.0
Code name GA104 Navi 21
Launch date 12 Apr 2021 28 Oct 2020
Place in performance rating 34 26
Launch price (MSRP) $649
Type Desktop

Technical info

Boost clock speed 1560 MHz 2250 MHz
Core clock speed 735 MHz 1825 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 8 nm 7 nm
Peak Double Precision (FP64) Performance 599.0 GFLOPS (1:32) 1296 GFLOPS (1:16)
Peak Half Precision (FP16) Performance 19.17 TFLOPS (1:1) 41.47 TFLOPS (2:1)
Peak Single Precision (FP32) Performance 19.17 TFLOPS 20.74 TFLOPS
Pipelines 6144 4608
Pixel fill rate 149.8 GPixel/s 288.0 GPixel/s
Texture fill rate 299.5 GTexel/s 648.0 GTexel/s
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 140 Watt 300 Watt
Transistor count 17400 million 26800 million
Compute units 72

Video outputs and ports

Display Connectors 4x DisplayPort 1x HDMI, 2x DisplayPort, 1x USB Type-C

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Form factor Single-slot
Interface PCIe 4.0 x16 PCIe 4.0 x16
Length 241 mm (9.5 inches) 267 mm (10.5 inches)
Recommended system power (PSU) 300 Watt 700 Watt
Supplementary power connectors 1x 6-pin 2x 8-pin
Width 112 mm (4.4 inches) 120 mm (4.7 inches)
Height 50 mm (2 inches)

API support

DirectX 12.2 12.2
OpenCL 3.0 2.1
OpenGL 4.6 4.6
Shader Model 6.6 6.5
Vulkan

Memory

Maximum RAM amount 16 GB 16 GB
Memory bandwidth 448 GB/s 512.0 GB/s
Memory bus width 256 bit 256 bit
Memory clock speed 1750 MHz (14 Gbps effective) 2000 MHz (16 Gbps effective)
Memory type GDDR6 GDDR6