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NVIDIA RTX 6000 Ada Generation

The Nvidia RTX 6000 Ada Generation is a professional graphics card for workstations. The graphics card is equipped with the AD102 graphics chip, which combines 18,176 shader units in its full configuration. The Nvidia GeForce RTX 4090 is also equipped with the AD102. However, this only offers 16,384 shader units. The Nvidia RTX 6000 Ada generation also has 128 RT cores, 512 tensor cores and 48 GB GDDR6 graphics memory with error detection (ECC).

Performance

The performance of the Nvidia RTX 6000 Ada generation is significantly better than that of the Nvidia GeForce RTX A6000. The differences in performance between the Ampere generation and the current Ada Lovelace generation were already apparent in the consumer sector. As a result, the current top model of the workstation graphics cards can also score with enormously high performance. Thanks to certified drivers, which unfold their full potential in combination with professional applications, even an Nvidia GeForce RTX 4090 can be outperformed.

Compared to conventional applications, which cannot rely on the performance of specially adapted drivers, the Nvidia RTX 6000 Ada generation is clearly inferior to the Nvidia GeForce RTX 4090. The significantly lower power consumption compared to the consumer flagship makes the difference here.

The Nvidia RTX 6000 Ada generation requires a maximum of 300 watts under load. The graphics card is also designed for stable continuous operation under full load. This is also underpinned by the enormous 48 GB VRAM.

CodenameAda Lovelace
ArchitectureAda Lovelace
Pipelines18176 - unified
TMUs568
ROPs192
Raytracing Cores142
Tensor / AI Cores568
Core Speed915 - 2505 (Boost) MHz
Theoretical Performance91.06 TFLOPS FP16, 91.06 TFLOPS FP32, 1.423 TFLOPS FP64
CacheL2: 96 MB
Memory Speed20000 effective = 2500 MHz
Memory Bus Width384 bit Bit
Memory Type8.9
Max. Amount of Memory48 GB
Shared Memoryno
Memory Bandwidth960 GB/s
APIDirectX 12 Ultimate (12_2), Shader 6.7, OpenGL 4.6, OpenCL 3.0, Vulkan 1.3
Power Consumption300 Watt
Transistor Count76.3 Billion
Die Size 609 mm²
technology5 nm
PCIePCIe 4.0 x16
Displays4 Displays (max.), DisplayPort 1.4
Date of Announcement03.12.2022

Benchmarks

3DMark Vantage
3DM Vant. Perf. total +
3DM Vant. Perf. GPU no PhysX +
3DMark 06 3DMark 06 - Standard 1280x1024 +
SPECviewperf 12
specvp12 sw-03 +
specvp12 snx-02 +
specvp12 showcase-01 +
specvp12 mediacal-01 +
specvp12 maya-04 +
specvp12 energy-01 +
specvp12 creo-01 +
specvp12 catia-04 +
specvp12 3dsmax-05 +
SPECviewperf 13 specvp13 sw-04 +
specvp13 showcase-02 +
specvp13 medical-02 +
specvp13 maya-05 +
specvp13 energy-02 +
specvp13 creo-02 +
specvp13 catia-05 +
specvp13 3dsmax-06 +
SPECviewperf 2020 specvp2020 snx-04 4k +
specvp2020 medical-03 4k +
specvp2020 maya-06 4k +
specvp2020 energy-03 4k +
specvp2020 creo-03 4k +
specvp2020 catia-06 4k +
specvp2020 3dsmax-07 4k +
Cinebench R10 Cinebench R10 Shading (32bit) +
Cinebench R11.5 Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 64 Bit +
Cinebench R15
Cinebench R15 OpenGL 64 Bit +
Cinebench R15 OpenGL Ref. Match 64 Bit +
- Range of benchmark values for this graphics card
- Average benchmark values for this graphics card
* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance

Game Benchmarks

The following benchmarks stem from our benchmarks of review laptops. The performance depends on the used graphics memory, clock rate, processor, system settings, drivers, and operating systems. So the results don't have to be representative for all laptops with this GPU. For detailed information on the benchmark results, click on the fps number.

Total War Pharaoh

Total War Pharaoh

2023
low 1920x1080
330.6  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
215.3  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
157.5  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
140.9  fps    + Compare
QHD 2560x1440
140.7  fps    + Compare