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NVIDIA RTX 3090 vs NVIDIA RTX A6000

Best GPUs for Deep Learning, AI, compute in 2022 2023. Recommended GPUs. Recommended hardware for deep learning, AI research

Our deep learning, AI and 3d rendering GPU benchmarks will help you decide which NVIDIA RTX 4090, RTX 4080, RTX 3090, RTX 3080, A6000, A5000, or RTX 6000 ADA Lovelace is the best GPU for your needs. We provide in-depth analysis of each graphic card's performance so you can make the most informed decision possible. We offer deep learning and 3d rendering benchmarks that will help you get the most out of your hardware.

Benchmarks

Deep Learning Benchmarks

Resnet50 (FP16)

1 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3090
1071
NVIDIA RTX A6000
1424
4 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3090
2922
NVIDIA RTX A6000
5383

Resnet50 (FP16 XLA)

1 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a
NVIDIA RTX A6000
n/a
4 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a
NVIDIA RTX A6000
n/a

Resnet50 (FP32)

1 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3090
596
NVIDIA RTX A6000
558
4 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3090
1625
NVIDIA RTX A6000
2126

Resnet50 (FP32 XLA)

1 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a
NVIDIA RTX A6000
n/a
4 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a
NVIDIA RTX A6000
n/a

Resnet152 (FP16)

1 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3090
491
NVIDIA RTX A6000
577
4 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3090
1029
NVIDIA RTX A6000
2181

Resnet152 (FP16 XLA)

1 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a
NVIDIA RTX A6000
n/a
4 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a
NVIDIA RTX A6000
n/a

Resnet152 (FP32)

1 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3090
223
NVIDIA RTX A6000
215
4 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3090
434
NVIDIA RTX A6000
819

Resnet152 (FP32 XLA)

1 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a
NVIDIA RTX A6000
n/a
4 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a
NVIDIA RTX A6000
n/a

Inception V3 (FP16)

1 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3090
715
NVIDIA RTX A6000
859
4 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3090
1720
NVIDIA RTX A6000
3247

Inception V3 (FP16 XLA)

1 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a
NVIDIA RTX A6000
n/a
4 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a
NVIDIA RTX A6000
n/a

Inception V3 (FP32)

1 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3090
399
NVIDIA RTX A6000
353
4 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3090
1267
NVIDIA RTX A6000
1345

Inception V3 (FP32 XLA)

1 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a
NVIDIA RTX A6000
n/a
4 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a
NVIDIA RTX A6000
n/a

Inception V4 (FP16)

1 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3090
383
NVIDIA RTX A6000
397
4 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3090
1022
NVIDIA RTX A6000
1501

Inception V4 (FP16 XLA)

1 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a
NVIDIA RTX A6000
n/a
4 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a
NVIDIA RTX A6000
n/a

Inception V4 (FP32)

1 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3090
156
NVIDIA RTX A6000
157
4 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3090
319
NVIDIA RTX A6000
598

Inception V4 (FP32 XLA)

1 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a
NVIDIA RTX A6000
n/a
4 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a
NVIDIA RTX A6000
n/a

VGG16 (FP16)

1 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3090
577
NVIDIA RTX A6000
508
4 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3090
1004
NVIDIA RTX A6000
1920

VGG16 (FP16 XLA)

1 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a
NVIDIA RTX A6000
n/a
4 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a
NVIDIA RTX A6000
n/a

VGG16 (FP32)

1 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3090
341
NVIDIA RTX A6000
321
4 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3090
1077
NVIDIA RTX A6000
1223

VGG16 (FP32 XLA)

1 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a
NVIDIA RTX A6000
n/a
4 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a
NVIDIA RTX A6000
n/a

3D Rendering Benchmarks

V-Ray

1 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3090
2185
NVIDIA RTX A6000
1952

Octane

1 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3090
769
NVIDIA RTX A6000
635

Redshift

1 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3090
2.3
NVIDIA RTX A6000
3.01

Blender

1 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3090
64.5233
NVIDIA RTX A6000
89.4273

Luxmark

1 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3090
95123
NVIDIA RTX A6000
83609

Technical Specifications

Board Design

NVIDIA RTX 3090 NVIDIA RTX A6000
Length 313 mm 267 mm
Outputs 1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort 4x DisplayPort
Power Connectors 2x 8-pin 8-pin EPS
Slot width Triple-slot Dual-slot
TDP 350 W 300 W

Clock Speeds

NVIDIA RTX 3090 NVIDIA RTX A6000
Boost Clock 1695 MHz 1860 MHz
GPU Clock 1410 MHz 1455 MHz
Memory Clock 19496 MHz 16000 MHz

Graphics Card

NVIDIA RTX 3090 NVIDIA RTX A6000
Bus Interface PCIe 4.0 x16 PCIe 4.0 x16
Generation GeForce 30 Quadro (Ax000)

Graphics Features

NVIDIA RTX 3090 NVIDIA RTX A6000
DirectX 12 Ultimate (12_2) 12 Ultimate (12_2)
OpenCL 3.0 3.0
OpenGL 4.6 4.6
Shader Model 6.6 6.6
CUDA 8.6 8.6

Graphics Processor

NVIDIA RTX 3090 NVIDIA RTX A6000
Architecture Ampere Ampere
Die Size 627 mm2 628 mm2
GPU Name GA102-300-A1 GA102
Process Size 8 nm 8 nm
Transistors 28000 million 28300 million

Memory

NVIDIA RTX 3090 NVIDIA RTX A6000
Bandwidth 935.8 GB/s 768 GB/s
Memory Bus 384 bit 384 bit
Memory Size 24 GB 48 GB
Memory Type GDDR6X GDDR6

Render Config

NVIDIA RTX 3090 NVIDIA RTX A6000
ROPs 96 112
RT Cores 82 84
Shading Units/ CUDA Cores 10496 10752
TMUs 328 336
Tensor Cores 328 336

Theoretical Performance

NVIDIA RTX 3090 NVIDIA RTX A6000
FP16 (half) performance 71.16 TFLOPS 38.71 TFLOPS
FP32 (float) performance 35.58 TFLOPS 38.71 TFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance 1112 GFLOPS 1210 GFLOPS
Pixel Rate 162.7 GPixel/s 201.6 GPixel/s
Texture Rate 556 GTexel/s 604.8 GTexel/s

Price

NVIDIA RTX 3090 NVIDIA RTX A6000
MSRP 1499 $ 4649 $
Release Date Sep 1st, 2020 Oct 5th, 2020

Test bench configuration

NVIDIA RTX 3090 NVIDIA RTX A6000
Hardware BIZON X5000 More details BIZON X5000 More details
Software 3D Rendering:
Nvidia Driver: 456.38
VRay Benchmark: 5
Octane Benchmark: 2020.1.5
Redshift Benchmark: 3.0.28 Demo
Blender: 2.90
Luxmark: 3.1
3D Rendering:
Nvidia Driver: 461.40
VRay Benchmark: 5
Octane Benchmark: 2020.1.5
Redshift Benchmark: 3.0.28 Demo
Blender: 2.90
Luxmark: 3.1
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