NVIDIA Tesla K40c vs AMD Radeon HD 7690M

Comparative analysis of NVIDIA Tesla K40c and AMD Radeon HD 7690M 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, CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s), PassMark - G3D Mark, PassMark - G2D Mark.

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the NVIDIA Tesla K40c

  • Videocard is newer: launch date 1 year(s) 9 month(s) later
  • Around 3% higher core clock speed: 745 MHz vs 725 MHz
  • 10.3x more texture fill rate: 178.8 GTexel / s vs 17.4 GTexel / s
  • 6x more pipelines: 2880 vs 480
  • 6.2x better floating-point performance: 4,291 gflops vs 696.0 gflops
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running videocard: 28 nm vs 40 nm
  • 12x more maximum memory size: 12 GB vs 1 GB
  • 3.3x more memory clock speed: 6008 MHz vs 1800 MHz
  • Around 76% better performance in Geekbench - OpenCL: 17586 vs 9970
Specifications (specs)
Launch date 8 October 2013 vs 25 December 2011
Core clock speed 745 MHz vs 725 MHz
Texture fill rate 178.8 GTexel / s vs 17.4 GTexel / s
Pipelines 2880 vs 480
Floating-point performance 4,291 gflops vs 696.0 gflops
Manufacturing process technology 28 nm vs 40 nm
Maximum memory size 12 GB vs 1 GB
Memory clock speed 6008 MHz vs 1800 MHz
Benchmarks
Geekbench - OpenCL 17586 vs 9970

Reasons to consider the AMD Radeon HD 7690M

  • 12.3x lower typical power consumption: 20 Watt vs 245 Watt
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 20 Watt vs 245 Watt

Compare benchmarks

GPU 1: NVIDIA Tesla K40c
GPU 2: AMD Radeon HD 7690M

Geekbench - OpenCL
GPU 1
GPU 2
17586
9970
Name NVIDIA Tesla K40c AMD Radeon HD 7690M
Geekbench - OpenCL 17586 9970
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 62.639
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s) 1803.662
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 6.158
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 103.169
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 324.485
PassMark - G3D Mark 1003
PassMark - G2D Mark 576

Compare specifications (specs)

NVIDIA Tesla K40c AMD Radeon HD 7690M

Essentials

Architecture Kepler TeraScale 2
Code name GK110B Thames
Launch date 8 October 2013 25 December 2011
Launch price (MSRP) $7,699
Place in performance rating 228 245
Type Workstation Laptop

Technical info

Core clock speed 745 MHz 725 MHz
Floating-point performance 4,291 gflops 696.0 gflops
Manufacturing process technology 28 nm 40 nm
Pipelines 2880 480
Texture fill rate 178.8 GTexel / s 17.4 GTexel / s
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 245 Watt 20 Watt
Transistor count 7,080 million 716 million
Boost clock speed 725 MHz

Video outputs and ports

Display Connectors No outputs No outputs

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Interface PCIe 3.0 x16 MXM-A (3.0)
Length 267 mm
Supplementary power connectors 1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin None
Laptop size medium sized

API support

DirectX 12.0 (11_1) 11.2 (11_0)
OpenGL 4.6 4.4

Memory

Maximum RAM amount 12 GB 1 GB
Memory bandwidth 288.4 GB / s 28.8 GB / s
Memory bus width 384 Bit 128 Bit
Memory clock speed 6008 MHz 1800 MHz
Memory type GDDR5 GDDR5 / DDR3
Shared memory 0