NVIDIA RTX A5000 vs AMD Radeon RX Vega XT

Comparative analysis of NVIDIA RTX A5000 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: PassMark - G2D Mark, PassMark - G3D Mark, Geekbench - OpenCL.

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the NVIDIA RTX A5000

  • Videocard is newer: launch date 3 year(s) 8 month(s) later
  • Around 4% higher boost clock speed: 1695 MHz vs 1630 MHz
  • 1039.8x more texture fill rate: 433.9 GTexel/s vs 417.3 GTexel / s
  • 2x more pipelines: 8192 vs 4096
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running videocard: 8 nm vs 14 nm
  • 3x more maximum memory size: 24 GB vs 8 GB
  • Around 6% higher memory clock speed: 2000 MHz (16 Gbps effective) vs 1890 MHz
Launch date 12 Apr 2021 vs 8 August 2017
Boost clock speed 1695 MHz vs 1630 MHz
Texture fill rate 433.9 GTexel/s vs 417.3 GTexel / s
Pipelines 8192 vs 4096
Manufacturing process technology 8 nm vs 14 nm
Maximum memory size 24 GB vs 8 GB
Memory clock speed 2000 MHz (16 Gbps effective) vs 1890 MHz

Reasons to consider the AMD Radeon RX Vega XT

  • Around 28% higher core clock speed: 1500 MHz vs 1170 MHz
  • Around 2% lower typical power consumption: 225 Watt vs 230 Watt
Core clock speed 1500 MHz vs 1170 MHz
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 225 Watt vs 230 Watt

Compare benchmarks

GPU 1: NVIDIA RTX A5000
GPU 2: AMD Radeon RX Vega XT

Name NVIDIA RTX A5000 AMD Radeon RX Vega XT
PassMark - G2D Mark 884
PassMark - G3D Mark 24150
Geekbench - OpenCL 196748

Compare specifications (specs)

NVIDIA RTX A5000 AMD Radeon RX Vega XT

Essentials

Architecture Ampere GCN 5.0
Code name GA102 Vega 10
Launch date 12 Apr 2021 8 August 2017
Place in performance rating 1 2
Type Desktop

Technical info

Boost clock speed 1695 MHz 1630 MHz
Core clock speed 1170 MHz 1500 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 8 nm 14 nm
Peak Double Precision (FP64) Performance 867.8 GFLOPS (1:32)
Peak Half Precision (FP16) Performance 27.77 TFLOPS (1:1)
Peak Single Precision (FP32) Performance 27.77 TFLOPS
Pipelines 8192 4096
Pixel fill rate 162.7 GPixel/s
Texture fill rate 433.9 GTexel/s 417.3 GTexel / s
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 230 Watt 225 Watt
Transistor count 28300 million
Floating-point performance 13,353 gflops

Video outputs and ports

Display Connectors 4x 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) 550 Watt
Supplementary power connectors 1x 8-pin 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 24 GB 8 GB
Memory bandwidth 768 GB/s 483.8 GB / s
Memory bus width 384 bit 2048 Bit
Memory clock speed 2000 MHz (16 Gbps effective) 1890 MHz
Memory type GDDR6 HBM2