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NVIDIA RTX A4000 Laptop GPU vs NVIDIA RTX A4500 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 A4500 Laptop GPU

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The NVIDIA RTX A4500 Laptop GPU or A4500 Mobile is a professional graphics card for mobile workstations. It is based on the GA104 Ampere chip and similar to the consumer GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU. It offers 5,888 graphics cores, 46 RT cores, 184 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 to 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 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 A4500 should be clearly faster than the old RTX A4000 and Quadro RTX 4000. The desktop variant of the A4500 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 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 A4400 only uses 5,888 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 A4000 Laptop GPUNVIDIA RTX A4500 Laptop GPU
RTX A Series
RTX A5500 Laptop GPU compare 7424 256 Bit @ 16000 MHz
RTX A4500 Laptop GPU 5888 256 Bit @ 16000 MHz
RTX A5000 Laptop GPU compare 6144 @ 1.22 - 1.77 GHz256 Bit @ 14000 MHz
RTX A4000 Laptop GPU 5120 256 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
RTX A5500 Laptop GPU compare 7424 256 Bit @ 16000 MHz
RTX A4500 Laptop GPU 5888 256 Bit @ 16000 MHz
RTX A5000 Laptop GPU compare 6144 @ 1.22 - 1.77 GHz256 Bit @ 14000 MHz
RTX A4000 Laptop GPU 5120 256 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
CodenameGA104GA104
ArchitectureAmpereAmpere
Pipelines5120 - unified5888 - unified
TMUs160
Raytracing Cores4046
Tensor / AI Cores160127
Theoretical Performance17.8 TFLOPS FP3218.5 TFLOPS FP32
Memory Speed12000 effective = 1500 MHz16000 effective = 2000 MHz
Memory Bus Width256 Bit256 Bit
Memory TypeGDDR6GDDR6
Max. Amount of Memory8 GB8 GB
Shared Memorynono
Memory Bandwidth384 GB/s512 GB/s
APIDirectX 12_2, Shader 7.0, OpenGL 4.6DirectX 12_2, Shader 7.0, OpenGL 4.6
Power Consumption140 Watt (80 - 125 Watt TGP)140 Watt (80 - 140 Watt TGP)
technology8 nm8 nm
PCIe4.0
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 StandbyDisplayPort 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 Sizelargelarge
Date of Announcement12.04.2021 30.03.2022
Link to Manufacturer Pagehttps://www.nvidia.com/content/dam/en-zz...https://nvdam.widen.net/s/97whpwwqqb/amp...
PredecessorRTX A4000 Laptop GPU

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