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NVIDIA RTX A4000 Laptop GPU vs NVIDIA RTX A1000 Laptop GPU vs NVIDIA RTX A500 Laptop GPU

NVIDIA RTX A4000 Laptop GPU

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The NVIDIA RTX A4000 Laptop GPU or A4000 Mobile is a professional graphics card for mobile workstations. It is based on the GA104 Ampere chip and similar to the consumer GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU. It offers the same 5.120 graphics cores, 40 RT cores, 160 Tensor cores and 8 GB GDDR6 graphics memory with a 256 Bit memory bus. It supports PCIe 4.0 and will be available in different variants from 80 - 140 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 3070 for laptops 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 A4000 should be clearly faster than the old Quadro RTX 4000 and 4000 Max-Q. The desktop variant of the A4000 however, is a lot faster.

The GA104 chip offers 6,144 FP32 ALUs of which half can also execute INT32 instructions (i.e. 3,072 INT32 ALUs). With Turing all shaders could still execute FP32 or INT32 instructions. The raytracing and tensor cores on the chip were also improved according to Nvidia. The A4000 only uses 5,120 of the 6,144 CUDA cores. 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 GA104 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).

NVIDIA RTX A1000 Laptop GPU

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The NVIDIA RTX A1000 Laptop GPU or A1000 Mobile is a professional graphics card for mobile workstations. It is based on the GA107 Ampere chip and offers a slightly slower performance than the consumer GeForce RTX 3050 Laptop GPU. It offers 2,048 CUDA cores, 16 Raytracing and 64 Tensor cores paired with a 128 Bit memory bus.  It is available in different variants from 35 - 95 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 sloghtly slower than GeForce RTX 3050 for laptops 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 A1000 should be clearly faster than the old Quadro T1200

The GA107 chip offers 2.560 FP32 ALUs of which half can also execute INT32 instructions (i.e. 1,280 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. However, RTX A1000 can only use 2048 CUDA cores. 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 GA107 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). Depending on the TGP, the A1200 can also be used in thin and light laptops (with 35 Watt TGP e.g.).

NVIDIA RTX A500 Laptop GPU

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The NVIDIA RTX A500 Laptop GPU or A500 Mobile is a professional graphics card for mobile workstations. It is based on the GA107 Ampere chip and offers a slower performance than the GeForce RTX 3050 Laptop GPU. It offers 2,048 CUDA, 16 Raytracing and 64 Tensor cores paired with a 64 Bit memory bus. It is available in different variants from 20 - 60 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 slower than the GeForce RTX 3050 for laptops 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 A500 should be clearly faster than the old T500 and T550. 

The GA107 chip offers 2.560 FP32 ALUs of which half can also execute INT32 instructions (i.e. 1,280 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 A500 can only use 2048 CUDA cores. 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 GA107 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).

NVIDIA RTX A4000 Laptop GPUNVIDIA RTX A1000 Laptop GPUNVIDIA RTX A500 Laptop GPU
RTX A Series
RTX A5500 Laptop GPU 7424 256 Bit @ 16000 MHz
RTX A4500 Laptop GPU 5888 256 Bit @ 16000 MHz
RTX A5000 Laptop GPU 6144 @ 1.22 - 1.77 GHz256 Bit @ 14000 MHz
RTX A4000 Laptop GPU 5120 256 Bit @ 12000 MHz
RTX A3000 Laptop GPU 4096 @ 1.08 - 1.56 GHz192 Bit @ 14000 MHz
RTX A2000 Laptop GPU 2560 @ 0.89 - 1.69 GHz128 Bit @ 14000 MHz
RTX A1000 Laptop GPU 2048 128 Bit @ 14000 MHz
RTX A500 Laptop GPU 2048 64 Bit @ 14000 MHz
RTX A5500 Laptop GPU 7424 256 Bit @ 16000 MHz
RTX A4500 Laptop GPU 5888 256 Bit @ 16000 MHz
RTX A5000 Laptop GPU 6144 @ 1.22 - 1.77 GHz256 Bit @ 14000 MHz
RTX A4000 Laptop GPU 5120 256 Bit @ 12000 MHz
RTX A3000 Laptop GPU 4096 @ 1.08 - 1.56 GHz192 Bit @ 14000 MHz
RTX A2000 Laptop GPU 2560 @ 0.89 - 1.69 GHz128 Bit @ 14000 MHz
RTX A1000 Laptop GPU 2048 128 Bit @ 14000 MHz
RTX A500 Laptop GPU 2048 64 Bit @ 14000 MHz
RTX A5500 Laptop GPU 7424 256 Bit @ 16000 MHz
RTX A4500 Laptop GPU 5888 256 Bit @ 16000 MHz
RTX A5000 Laptop GPU 6144 @ 1.22 - 1.77 GHz256 Bit @ 14000 MHz
RTX A4000 Laptop GPU 5120 256 Bit @ 12000 MHz
RTX A3000 Laptop GPU 4096 @ 1.08 - 1.56 GHz192 Bit @ 14000 MHz
RTX A2000 Laptop GPU 2560 @ 0.89 - 1.69 GHz128 Bit @ 14000 MHz
RTX A1000 Laptop GPU 2048 128 Bit @ 14000 MHz
RTX A500 Laptop GPU 2048 64 Bit @ 14000 MHz
CodenameGA104GA107GA107
ArchitectureAmpereAmpereAmpere
Pipelines5120 - unified2048 - unified2048 - unified
TMUs160
Raytracing Cores401616
Tensor / AI Cores1606464
Theoretical Performance17.8 TFLOPS FP327.5 TFLOPS FP327.3 TFLOPS FP32
Memory Speed12000 effective = 1500 MHz14000 MHz14000 MHz
Memory Bus Width256 Bit128 Bit64 Bit
Memory TypeGDDR6GDDR6GDDR6
Max. Amount of Memory8 GB4 GB4 GB
Shared Memorynonono
Memory Bandwidth384 GB/s224 GB/s112 GB/s
APIDirectX 12_2, Shader 7.0, OpenGL 4.6DirectX 12_2, Shader 7.0, OpenGL 4.6DirectX 12_2, Shader 7.0, OpenGL 4.6
Power Consumption140 Watt (80 - 125 Watt TGP)95 Watt (35 - 95 Watt TGP)60 Watt (20 - 60 Watt TGP)
technology8 nm8 nm8 nm
PCIe4.044
DisplaysHDMI 2.1, DisplayPort 1.4
FeaturesDisplayPort 1.4, HDMI 2.1, PCIe 4.0 x16, 17.8 SP-FP TFLOPS Peak, 143 Tensor Performance Peak, up to 384 GB/s Memory Bandwidth, Resizable BAR, Support for Modern Standby
Notebook Sizelargemedium sized
Date of Announcement12.04.2021 30.03.2022 30.03.2022
Link to Manufacturer Pagehttps://www.nvidia.com/content/dam/en-zz...https://nvdam.widen.net/s/97whpwwqqb/amp...https://nvdam.widen.net/s/97whpwwqqb/amp...

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