NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000 vs NVIDIA RTX A4000

Compare NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000 8 GB vs NVIDIA RTX A4000 16 GB, specs and GPU benchmark score. Which is the better graphics card for the money?

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Price

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$ 966
$ 965
$ 1.00 slightly less expensive

Benchmark Score

Overall Score

General gaming and workstation score

28 %
125 %
346% significantly better overall score

Flux Core frame rate

Volumetric ray casting test, a computationally expensive method of rendering high-quality scenes

40 FPS
175 FPS
136 FPS significantly higher Flux Core frame rate

Electron frame rate

Randomly generated noise sphere test

24 FPS
88 FPS
65 FPS significantly higher Electron frame rate

City frame rate

Procedurally generated city scene with voxel rendering

27 FPS
121 FPS
94 FPS significantly higher City frame rate

Clouds frame rate

Real-time noise calculation and ray marching test

17 FPS
67 FPS
50 FPS significantly higher Clouds frame rate

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Other Benchmarks

Geekbench (CUDA) score

CUDA compute benchmark

94,250
124,547
32% slightly higher Geekbench (CUDA) score

Geekbench (OpenCL) score

OpenCL compute benchmark

85,184
116,149
36% slightly higher Geekbench (OpenCL) score

Geekbench (Vulkan) score

Vulkan compute benchmark

66,795
83,390
24% slightly higher Geekbench (Vulkan) score

3DMark Graphics score

High-end graphics benchmark

7,843
11,018
40% slightly higher 3DMark Graphics score

Specifications

Core Clock Speed

Nominal chip frequency

1,005 MHz
36% slightly higher core clock speed
735 MHz

Boost Clock Speed

Higher turbo frequency when power conditions are met

1,545 MHz
1,560 MHz
0% slightly higher boost clock speed

Memory

Onboard memory size for textures and vertices

8 GiB
16 GiB
100% significantly more memory

Memory Bus Width

Number of parallel lines to the memory chips

256 Bit
Identical
256 Bit

Memory Bandwidth

Data transfer speed between GPU core and memory

416 GB/s
448 GB/s
7% slightly higher memory bandwidth

TDP

Thermal Design Power: Measure of heat generated by the GPU

160 W
140 W
14% slightly lower TDP

Pixel Rate

Number of pixels that can be rendered per second

99 Gigapixels/s
150 Gigapixels/s
51% significantly higher pixel rate

Texture Rate

Number of textured pixels that can be rendered per second

223 Gigatexels/s
300 Gigatexels/s
34% slightly higher texture rate

Floating Point Performance

Raw number of floating point operations per second

7 TFLOPS
19 TFLOPS
169% significantly better floating point performance

Shading Units

Number of processors dedicated to shader processing

2,304
6,144
166% significantly more shading units

Texture Mapping Units

Number of processors dedicated to applying textures

144
192
33% slightly more texture mapping units

Render Output Processors

Number of processors dedicated to final pixel rendering

64
96
49% significantly more render output processors

Other details

Rank

Ranking in the hardwareDB database

132nd of 526
13th of 526

Release date

The official date of release of this chip

November 2018
April 2021

Memory Type

The type of memory used by this chip

GDDR6
GDDR6

DirectX Support

Maximum version of DirectX supported

12.0
12.0

OpenGL Support

Maximum version of OpenGL supported

4.6
4.6

Quadro RTX 4000 vs RTX A4000 comparison

In our benchmarks, the RTX A4000 beats the Quadro RTX 4000 in gaming performance.

In our comparison, the Quadro RTX 4000 has a slightly higher core clock speed. The core clock speed (or base speed) is the frequency at which the GPU core runs. This metric makes sense when comparing GPUs of a similar architecture or generation. Despite this, the RTX A4000 has a slightly higher boost clock speed. This is a frequency that can be reached if the GPU is cooled sufficiently and has enough power.

As stated by the manufacturer, the RTX A4000 has significantly more memory with 16 GiB of memory compared to 8 GiB. Memory size doesn't directly affect performance, but too little memory will certainly degrade gaming performance.

In addition, the RTX A4000 has a slightly lower TDP at 140 W when compared to the Quadro RTX 4000 at 160 W. Heat output doesn't match power consumption directly but, it's a good estimate.

In conclusion, all specs and GPU benchmarks considered, will recommend the RTX A4000 over the Quadro RTX 4000.

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