NVIDIA RTX A5000 vs AMD Radeon Pro W6800

Comparative analysis of NVIDIA RTX A5000 and AMD Radeon Pro W6800 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 - G2D Mark, PassMark - G3D Mark.

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the NVIDIA RTX A5000

  • 2.1x more pipelines: 8192 vs 3840
  • Around 96% lower typical power consumption: 230 Watt vs 450 Watt
  • Around 35% better performance in PassMark - G3D Mark: 24150 vs 17906
Specifications (specs)
Pipelines 8192 vs 3840
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 230 Watt vs 450 Watt
Benchmarks
PassMark - G3D Mark 24150 vs 17906

Reasons to consider the AMD Radeon Pro W6800

  • Videocard is newer: launch date 1 month(s) later
  • Around 77% higher core clock speed: 2075 MHz vs 1170 MHz
  • Around 48% higher boost clock speed: 2507 MHz vs 1695 MHz
  • Around 39% higher texture fill rate: 601.7 GTexel/s vs 433.9 GTexel/s
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running videocard: 7 nm vs 8 nm
  • Around 33% higher maximum memory size: 32 GB vs 24 GB
  • Around 5% better performance in PassMark - G2D Mark: 929 vs 884
Specifications (specs)
Launch date 8 Jun 2021 vs 12 Apr 2021
Core clock speed 2075 MHz vs 1170 MHz
Boost clock speed 2507 MHz vs 1695 MHz
Texture fill rate 601.7 GTexel/s vs 433.9 GTexel/s
Manufacturing process technology 7 nm vs 8 nm
Maximum memory size 32 GB vs 24 GB
Benchmarks
PassMark - G2D Mark 929 vs 884

Compare benchmarks

GPU 1: NVIDIA RTX A5000
GPU 2: AMD Radeon Pro W6800

PassMark - G2D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
884
929
PassMark - G3D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
24150
17906
Name NVIDIA RTX A5000 AMD Radeon Pro W6800
PassMark - G2D Mark 884 929
PassMark - G3D Mark 24150 17906

Compare specifications (specs)

NVIDIA RTX A5000 AMD Radeon Pro W6800

Essentials

Architecture Ampere RDNA 2.0
Code name GA102 Navi 21
Launch date 12 Apr 2021 8 Jun 2021
Place in performance rating 1 6
Launch price (MSRP) $2249

Technical info

Boost clock speed 1695 MHz 2507 MHz
Core clock speed 1170 MHz 2075 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 8 nm 7 nm
Peak Double Precision (FP64) Performance 867.8 GFLOPS (1:32) 1203 GFLOPS (1:16)
Peak Half Precision (FP16) Performance 27.77 TFLOPS (1:1) 38.51 TFLOPS (2:1)
Peak Single Precision (FP32) Performance 27.77 TFLOPS 19.25 TFLOPS
Pipelines 8192 3840
Pixel fill rate 162.7 GPixel/s 240.7 GPixel/s
Texture fill rate 433.9 GTexel/s 601.7 GTexel/s
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 230 Watt 450 Watt
Transistor count 28300 million 26800 million
Compute units 60

Video outputs and ports

Display Connectors 4x DisplayPort 6x mini-DisplayPort

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Form factor Dual-slot Dual-slot
Interface PCIe 4.0 x16 PCIe 4.0 x16
Length 267 mm (10.5 inches) 267 mm (10.5 inches)
Recommended system power (PSU) 550 Watt 850 Watt
Supplementary power connectors 1x 8-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 24 GB 32 GB
Memory bandwidth 768 GB/s 512 GB/s
Memory bus width 384 bit 256 bit
Memory clock speed 2000 MHz (16 Gbps effective) 2000 MHz (16 Gbps effective)
Memory type GDDR6 GDDR6