More info about the new NVIDIA Tesla V100 GPU (detailed specifications + comparison)

Yesterday we shared with you a short publication about the brand new professional-grade Tesla V100 graphics card – the first one based on the new Volta architecture. Today we would like to expand a bit the information we already shared with some additional facts and a detailed specs sheet, as well as a juxtaposition with other NVIDIA graphics cards.

If you are interested in other NVIDIA products, you could browse through all their currently available graphics cards here: http://amzn.to/2q8VFNM

Some of the novelties that the new Volta architecture brings is a new Tensor core which is supposed to bring much better performance in larger scale processing operations. However, the new architecture is not simply a result of a combination of Pascal design and Tensor cores. No, on the contrary, it’s the company’s biggest redesign since Firmi. Another useful piece of information is as far as release dates are concerned – server Volta graphics cards will become available on the market not earlier than Q3 of 2017.

Detailed specs and comparison

Tesla V100 Tesla P100 GTX Titan Xp GTX 1080 Ti GTX 1080 GTX 980 Ti 
GPU Architecture Volta Pascal Pascal  Pascal Pascal Maxwell
Process node 12nm 16nm 16nm  16nm 16nm 28nm
Die Size (mm^2) 815mm^2 610mm^2 471mm^2 471mm^2 314mm^2 601mm^2
FP32 TFLOPs 15 10.6 12 10.6 8.2 5.63
Transistor Count 21.1B 15.3B 12B 12B 7.2B 5.2B
CUDA Core Count 5120 3584  3840 3584 2560 2816
ROPs 128 (?) 96  96 88 64 96
VRAM Type HBM2 HBM2 GDDR5X  GDDR5X GDDR5X  GDDR5
Memory Clock 874MHz 700MHz  11408MHz 11008MHz 10008MHz 7000Mhz
VRAM Cappacity 16GB 16GB 12GB  11GB 8GB  6GB
Memory Bus Size 4096-bit 4096-bit  384-bit 352-bit 256-bit  384-bit
Memory Bandwidth 900GB/s 720GB/s 547.7GB/s  484 GB/s 320 GB/s  336GB/s
Base clock speed 1328MHz  1480MHz 1480MHz 1607MHz  1000MHz
Boost clock speed 1455MHz 1480MHz 1582MHz 1582MHz 1733MHz  1089MHz
TDP 300W 300W 250W  250W 180W  250W
Power Connection 1x 8-pin 1x 6-pin  1x 8-pin 1x 6-pin 1x 8-pin  1x 8-pin 1x 6-pin
PCI Express  NVLink 2.0 NVLink 1.0  PCIe 3.0 PCIe 3.0 PCIe 3.0  PCIe 3.0
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