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NVIDIA RTX A5500 Laptop GPU

NVIDIA RTX A5500 Laptop GPU

The NVIDIA RTX A5500 Laptop GPU or A5500 Mobile is a professional graphics card for mobile workstations. It is based on the GA103S Ampere chip and similar to the consumer GeForce RTX 3080 Ti Laptop GPU. It offers the same 7424 graphics cores, 58 RT cores, 232 Tensor cores, and 16 GB GDDR6 graphics memory with a 256 Bit memory bus. It supports PCIe 4.0 and will be available in different variants from 80 - 165 Watt (TGP) with different clock speeds (and performance). The GPU supports eDP 1.4b to connect the internal monitor and DisplayPort 1.4 and HDMI 2.1 for external connections.

There is no more Max-Q variant (formerly used for the low power variants) but every OEM can choose to implement Max-Q technologies (Dynamic Boost, Whispermode).

The raw performance should be similar to the GeForce RTX 3080 Ti laptop at the same TGP level. Both GPUs depend heavily on good cooling and a high TGP for good performance. At a similar power consumption level, the RTX A5500 should be clearly faster than the old RTX A5000 и Quadro RTX 5000. The desktop variant of the A5500 however, is a lot faster.

The GA103S chip offers 7424 FP32 ALUs of which half can also execute INT32 instructions (i.e. 3712 INT32 ALUs). With Ampere, all shaders could still execute FP32 or INT32 instructions. The raytracing and tensor cores on the chip were also improved according to Nvidia. The Ampere chips also include an improved 5th generation video encoder (NVENC for H.264 and H.265) and a 7th generation decoder (for various formats now including AV1).

The GA103S chip is manufactured by Samsung in 8nm (8N), which is not quite able to keep up with the 7nm node at TSMC (e.g. used by AMD and also for the professional GA100 Ampere chip).

RTX A Series

RTX A5500 Laptop GPU 7424 256 Bit @ 16000 MHz
RTX A4500 Laptop GPU compare 5888 @ 0.93 - 1.5 GHz256 Bit @ 16000 MHz
RTX A5000 Laptop GPU compare 6144 @ 1.22 - 1.77 GHz256 Bit @ 14000 MHz
RTX A4000 Laptop GPU compare 5120 @ 0.78 - 1.68 GHz256 Bit @ 12000 MHz
RTX A3000 Laptop GPU compare 4096 @ 1.08 - 1.56 GHz192 Bit @ 14000 MHz
RTX A2000 Laptop GPU compare 2560 @ 0.89 - 1.69 GHz128 Bit @ 14000 MHz
RTX A1000 Laptop GPU compare 2048 128 Bit @ 14000 MHz
RTX A500 Laptop GPU compare 2048 64 Bit @ 14000 MHz
CodenameGA103S
ArchitectureAmpere
Pipelines7424 - unified
Raytracing Cores58
Tensor / AI Cores232
Theoretical Performance24.7 TFLOPS FP32
Memory Speed16000 MHz
Memory Bus Width256 Bit
Memory TypeGDDR6
Max. Amount of Memory16 GB
Shared Memoryno
Memory Bandwidth512 GB/s
APIDirectX 12_2, Shader 7.0, OpenGL 4.6
Power Consumption165 Watt (80 - 165 Watt TGP)
technology8 nm
PCIe4
Notebook Sizelarge
Date of Announcement30.03.2022
Link to Manufacturer Pagehttps://nvdam.widen.net/s/97whpwwqqb/amp...
PredecessorRTX A5000 Laptop GPU

Benchmarks

3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Score
min: 22698     avg: 24319     median: 24319 (43%)     max: 25940 Points
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Score
min: 29929     avg: 31233     median: 31232.5 (45%)     max: 32536 Points
Blender - Blender 3.3 Classroom CUDA *
min: 35     avg: 36.5     median: 36.5 (5%)     max: 38 Seconds
Blender - Blender 3.3 Classroom OPTIX *
min: 21     avg: 23     median: 23 (9%)     max: 25 Seconds
SPECviewperf 12
specvp12 sw-03 +
SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 sw-03
min: 193.85     avg: 195.3     median: 195.3 (54%)     max: 196.83 fps
specvp12 snx-02 +
SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 snx-02
min: 214.7     avg: 218.2     median: 218.2 (55%)     max: 221.72 fps
specvp12 showcase-01 +
SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 showcase-01
min: 135.36     avg: 141.1     median: 141.1 (31%)     max: 146.77 fps
specvp12 mediacal-01 +
SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 mediacal-01
min: 90.48     avg: 93.5     median: 93.5 (27%)     max: 96.45 fps
specvp12 maya-04 +
SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 maya-04
min: 162.27     avg: 166.4     median: 166.4 (45%)     max: 170.56 fps
specvp12 energy-01 +
SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 energy-01
min: 18.04     avg: 18.6     median: 18.6 (22%)     max: 19.08 fps
specvp12 creo-01 +
SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 creo-01
min: 174.43     avg: 177.1     median: 177.1 (90%)     max: 179.74 fps
specvp12 catia-04 +
SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 catia-04
min: 209.89     avg: 224.2     median: 224.2 (42%)     max: 238.46 fps
SPECviewperf 13 specvp13 sw-04 +
SPECviewperf 13 - specvp13 sw-04
min: 196.77     avg: 201.9     median: 201.9 (62%)     max: 206.94 fps
specvp13 snx-03 +
SPECviewperf 13 - specvp13 snx-03
min: 393.1     avg: 403.1     median: 403.1 (56%)     max: 413.09 fps
specvp13 showcase-02 +
SPECviewperf 13 - specvp13 showcase-02
min: 135.67     avg: 139.3     median: 139.3 (31%)     max: 142.9 fps
specvp13 medical-02 +
SPECviewperf 13 - specvp13 medical-02
min: 132.32     avg: 136.2     median: 136.2 (52%)     max: 140.01 fps
specvp13 maya-05 +
SPECviewperf 13 - specvp13 maya-05
min: 329.25     avg: 346.1     median: 346.1 (41%)     max: 362.87 fps
specvp13 energy-02 +
SPECviewperf 13 - specvp13 energy-02
min: 63.6     avg: 66.3     median: 66.3 (35%)     max: 69.02 fps
specvp13 creo-02 +
SPECviewperf 13 - specvp13 creo-02
min: 308.79     avg: 319.9     median: 319.9 (52%)     max: 330.97 fps
specvp13 catia-05 +
SPECviewperf 13 - specvp13 catia-05
min: 340.21     avg: 354.8     median: 354.8 (43%)     max: 369.46 fps
specvp13 3dsmax-06 +
SPECviewperf 2020 v1 specvp2020 solidworks-05 1080p +
SPECviewperf 2020 v1 - specvp2020 solidworks-05 1080p
min: 239.05     avg: 248.5     median: 248.5 (96%)     max: 258.01 fps
specvp2020 snx-04 1080p +
SPECviewperf 2020 v1 - specvp2020 snx-04 1080p
min: 394.74     avg: 402.8     median: 402.8 (98%)     max: 410.78 fps
specvp2020 medical-03 1080p +
SPECviewperf 2020 v1 - specvp2020 medical-03 1080p
min: 64.66     avg: 66.5     median: 66.5 (97%)     max: 68.3 fps
specvp2020 maya-06 1080p +
SPECviewperf 2020 v1 - specvp2020 maya-06 1080p
min: 365.31     avg: 384.6     median: 384.6 (84%)     max: 403.83 fps
specvp2020 energy-03 1080p +
SPECviewperf 2020 v1 - specvp2020 energy-03 1080p
min: 64.62     avg: 66.9     median: 66.9 (93%)     max: 69.15 fps
specvp2020 creo-03 1080p +
SPECviewperf 2020 v1 - specvp2020 creo-03 1080p
min: 155.32     avg: 160.2     median: 160.2 (97%)     max: 165.08 fps
specvp2020 catia-06 1080p +
SPECviewperf 2020 v1 - specvp2020 catia-06 1080p
min: 103.9     avg: 106.8     median: 106.8 (97%)     max: 109.77 fps
specvp2020 3dsmax-07 1080p +
SPECviewperf 2020 v1 - specvp2020 3dsmax-07 1080p
min: 131.34     avg: 138     median: 138 (90%)     max: 144.56 fps
specvp2020 solidworks-05 4k +
SPECviewperf 2020 v1 - specvp2020 solidworks-05 4k
min: 102.16     avg: 105.6     median: 105.6 (31%)     max: 109.04 fps
specvp2020 snx-04 4k +
SPECviewperf 2020 v1 - specvp2020 snx-04 4k
min: 279.37     avg: 290.3     median: 290.3 (56%)     max: 301.3 fps
specvp2020 medical-03 4k +
SPECviewperf 2020 v1 - specvp2020 medical-03 4k
min: 24.29     avg: 25     median: 25 (40%)     max: 25.78 fps
specvp2020 maya-06 4k +
SPECviewperf 2020 v1 - specvp2020 maya-06 4k
min: 184.72     avg: 201.4     median: 201.4 (38%)     max: 218.16 fps
specvp2020 energy-03 4k +
SPECviewperf 2020 v1 - specvp2020 energy-03 4k
min: 22.57     avg: 23.3     median: 23.3 (17%)     max: 24.11 fps
specvp2020 creo-03 4k +
SPECviewperf 2020 v1 - specvp2020 creo-03 4k
min: 55.8     avg: 86.7     median: 86.7 (46%)     max: 117.5 fps
specvp2020 catia-06 4k +
SPECviewperf 2020 v1 - specvp2020 catia-06 4k
min: 62.74     avg: 65.7     median: 65.7 (52%)     max: 68.64 fps
specvp2020 3dsmax-07 4k +
SPECviewperf 2020 v1 - specvp2020 3dsmax-07 4k
min: 73.68     avg: 76.7     median: 76.7 (33%)     max: 79.63 fps
Cinebench R15
Cinebench R15 OpenGL 64 Bit +
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 OpenGL 64 Bit
min: 366     avg: 370     median: 370 (95%)     max: 374 fps
Cinebench R15 OpenGL Ref. Match 64 Bit +
Power Consumption - Furmark Stress Test Power Consumption - external Monitor *
min: 144.6     avg: 159.7     median: 159.7 (23%)     max: 174.7 Watt
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Power Consumption - The Witcher 3 Power Consumption - external Monitor *
min: 159.8     avg: 180.4     median: 180.4 (25%)     max: 201 Watt
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Power Consumption - Witcher 3 Power Consumption *
min: 158.8     avg: 183.4     median: 183.4 (40%)     max: 208 Watt
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- 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.

F1 22

F1 22

2022
low 1920x1080
190.8  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
188.2  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
163.1  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
66.4  fps    + Compare
QHD 2560x1440
40.8  fps    + Compare
4K 3840x2160
18.8  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
Additional Benchmarks
Ultra Low Preset 16xAF TAA 1280x720
246
low 1920x1080
93.9 132.3 ~ 113 fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
80.2 117.7 ~ 99 fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
79.3 96.1 ~ 88 fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
75.7 80.7 ~ 78 fps    + Compare
QHD 2560x1440
45.3 47 ~ 46 fps    + Compare
4K 3840x2160
17.8 20.4 ~ 19 fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
low 1920x1080
128.9  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
119.6  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
105.6  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
79  fps    + Compare
QHD 2560x1440
62.2  fps    + Compare
4K 3840x2160
35.6  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
Additional Benchmarks
Low Preset 1280x720
156.3
low 1280x720
142  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
124  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
137  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
134  fps    + Compare
QHD 2560x1440
104  fps    + Compare
4K 3840x2160
49  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
Additional Benchmarks
Low Preset 1920x1080
136
Far Cry 6

Far Cry 6

2021
low 1280x720
132  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
115  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
104  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
95  fps    + Compare
QHD 2560x1440
79  fps    + Compare
4K 3840x2160
42  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
Additional Benchmarks
Low Graphics Quality 1920x1080
123
Hitman 3

Hitman 3

2021
low 1280x720
229  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
186.6  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
179.9  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
161.4  fps    + Compare
QHD 2560x1440
104.6  fps    + Compare
4K 3840x2160
43.8  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
Additional Benchmarks
Minimum Settings 1920x1080
210.8