Intel Xe DG1 vs NVIDIA A100 SXM4 40 GB

Description

This is a comprehensive analysis comparing the Intel Xe DG1 on one side and NVIDIA A100 SXM4 40 GB on the other side.

The first video card was released on Never Released. This GPU is equipped with 4 GB of LPDDR4X memory, with a bandwidth of 68.26 GB/s. The architecture of this card: base clock of 900 MHz and a boost clock of 1550 MHz, TDP of this video card is 30 W.

The second video card was released on May 14th, 2020 and comes with 40 GB of HBM2e memory, with a bandwidth of 1555 GB/s. This GPU also has a base clock of 1095 MHz and a boost clock of 1410 MHz, and it has a TDP of 400 W.

This table also comprises board specifications, pixel and texture filtration, launch price, and benchmarks such as G3DMark, PassMark G2D, 3DMark Firestrike, FPS, and Hashrate.

Key Differences

Advantages of Intel Xe DG1:

  • Up to 9.03% higher boost clock speed: 1550 MHz vs 1410 MHz.
  • Up to 77.22% higher bandwidth: 68.26 GB/s vs 1555 GB/s.
  • Consumes less energy: 400 W vs 30 W.

Advantages of NVIDIA A100 SXM4 40 GB:

  • NVIDIA A100 SXM4 40 GB is newer: launch date is May 14th, 2020.
  • Up to 21.67% higher base clock speed: 1095 MHz vs 900 MHz.
  • More memory size (RAM): 40 GB vs 4 GB.
  • Up to 882.36% higher in FLOPS: 19490 GFLOPS vs 1984 GFLOPS.

Technical specifications

Intel Xe DG1 NVIDIA A100 SXM4 40 GB
Graphics Processor
GPU Name: Intel Xe DG1 NVIDIA A100 SXM4 40 GB
GPU Variant: - -
Processor: Generation 12.1 Ampere
Foundry: Intel TSMC
Technology: 10 nm 7 nm
Transistors: unknown 54200 million
Die Size: 95 mm² 826 mm²
General information
Release Date: Never Released May 14th, 2020
Availability: - -
Generation: Xe Graphics Tesla (Axx)
Predecessor: - -
Successor: - -
Production: Active Active
Launch Price: - -
Current Price: - -
Bus Interface: PCIe 4.0 x8 PCIe 4.0 x16
Reviews: - -
Clock Speeds
Base Clock Speed: 900 MHz 1095 MHz
Boost Clock Speed: 1550 MHz 1410 MHz
SOC clock: - -
UVD clock: - -
Memory Clock: 2133 MHz 4.3 Gbps effective 1215 MHz 2.4 Gbps effective
Memory specs
RAM: 4 GB 40 GB
Type of memory: LPDDR4X HBM2e
Memory Bus: 128 bit 5120 bit
Memory Bandwidth: 68.26 GB/s 1555 GB/s
Render Config
Shading Units: 640 6912
TMUs: 40 432
ROPs: 20 160
Compute units: - -
Tensor Cores: - -
RT Cores: - -
L0 Cache: - -
L1 Cache: - 192 KB (per SM)
L2 Cache: 1024 KB 40 MB
L3 Cache: 16 MB -
Board specs
Slot Width: Dual-slot IGP
Length: 178 mm 7 inches -
Width: - -
Height: - -
TDP: 30 W 400 W
Suggested PSU: 200 W 800 W
Outputs: 1x HDMI3x DisplayPort No outputs
Power Connectors: None None
Part Number: - -
Board Number: - -
Technology Support
DirectX: 12 (12_1) N/A
OpenGL: 4.6 N/A
OpenCL: - -
Vulkan: - -
CUDA: - -
Shader Model: - -

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Fillrate:
Intel Xe DG1
31 GPixel/s
NVIDIA A100 SXM4 40 GB
225.6 GPixel/s
Texture Fillrate:
Intel Xe DG1
62 GTexel/s
NVIDIA A100 SXM4 40 GB
609.1 GTexel/s
FP16 (half):
Intel Xe DG1
3968 GFLOPS (2:1)
NVIDIA A100 SXM4 40 GB
77970 GFLOPS (4:1)
FP32 (float):
Intel Xe DG1
1984 GFLOPS
NVIDIA A100 SXM4 40 GB
19490 GFLOPS
FP64 (double):
Intel Xe DG1
496 GFLOPS (1:4)
NVIDIA A100 SXM4 40 GB
9746 GFLOPS (1:2)
Unified Shaders:
Intel Xe DG1
640
NVIDIA A100 SXM4 40 GB
6912
Texture Mapping Units:
Intel Xe DG1
40
NVIDIA A100 SXM4 40 GB
432
Render Output Units:
Intel Xe DG1
20
NVIDIA A100 SXM4 40 GB
160

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