Intel Xe DG1 vs NVIDIA A16 PCIe

Description

This is a comprehensive analysis comparing the Intel Xe DG1 on one side and NVIDIA A16 PCIe 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 Apr 12th, 2021 and comes with 16 GB of GDDR6 memory, with a bandwidth of 231.9 GB/s. This GPU also has a base clock of 885 MHz and a boost clock of 1695 MHz, and it has a TDP of 250 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 1.67% higher base clock speed: 900 MHz vs 885 MHz.
  • Up to 66.03% higher bandwidth: 68.26 GB/s vs 231.9 GB/s.
  • Consumes less energy: 250 W vs 30 W.

Advantages of NVIDIA A16 PCIe:

  • NVIDIA A16 PCIe is newer: launch date is Apr 12th, 2021.
  • Up to 9.35% higher boost clock speed: 1695 MHz vs 1550 MHz.
  • More memory size (RAM): 16 GB vs 4 GB.
  • Up to 118.7% higher in FLOPS: 4339 GFLOPS vs 1984 GFLOPS.

Technical specifications

Intel Xe DG1 NVIDIA A16 PCIe
Graphics Processor
GPU Name: Intel Xe DG1 NVIDIA A16 PCIe
GPU Variant: - -
Processor: Generation 12.1 Ampere
Foundry: Intel Samsung
Technology: 10 nm 8 nm
Transistors: unknown unknown
Die Size: 95 mm² unknown
General information
Release Date: Never Released Apr 12th, 2021
Availability: - 2021
Generation: Xe Graphics Tesla (Axx)
Predecessor: - -
Successor: - -
Production: Active Active
Launch Price: - -
Current Price: - -
Bus Interface: PCIe 4.0 x8 PCIe 4.0 x8
Reviews: - -
Clock Speeds
Base Clock Speed: 900 MHz 885 MHz
Boost Clock Speed: 1550 MHz 1695 MHz
SOC clock: - -
UVD clock: - -
Memory Clock: 2133 MHz 4.3 Gbps effective 1812 MHz 14.5 Gbps effective
Memory specs
RAM: 4 GB 16 GB
Type of memory: LPDDR4X GDDR6
Memory Bus: 128 bit 128 bit
Memory Bandwidth: 68.26 GB/s 231.9 GB/s
Render Config
Shading Units: 640 1280
TMUs: 40 40
ROPs: 20 32
Compute units: - -
Tensor Cores: - -
RT Cores: - 10
L0 Cache: - -
L1 Cache: - 128 KB (per SM)
L2 Cache: 1024 KB 2 MB
L3 Cache: 16 MB -
Board specs
Slot Width: Dual-slot Dual-slot
Length: 178 mm 7 inches 267 mm 10.5 inches
Width: - 112 mm 4.4 inches
Height: - -
TDP: 30 W 250 W
Suggested PSU: 200 W 600 W
Outputs: 1x HDMI3x DisplayPort No outputs
Power Connectors: None 8-pin EPS
Part Number: - -
Board Number: - -
Technology Support
DirectX: 12 (12_1) 12 Ultimate (12_2)
OpenGL: 4.6 4.6
OpenCL: - -
Vulkan: - -
CUDA: - -
Shader Model: - -

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Fillrate:
Intel Xe DG1
31 GPixel/s
NVIDIA A16 PCIe
54.24 GPixel/s
Texture Fillrate:
Intel Xe DG1
62 GTexel/s
NVIDIA A16 PCIe
67.8 GTexel/s
FP16 (half):
Intel Xe DG1
3968 GFLOPS (2:1)
NVIDIA A16 PCIe
4339 GFLOPS (1:1)
FP32 (float):
Intel Xe DG1
1984 GFLOPS
NVIDIA A16 PCIe
4339 GFLOPS
FP64 (double):
Intel Xe DG1
496 GFLOPS (1:4)
NVIDIA A16 PCIe
135.6 GFLOPS (1:32)
Unified Shaders:
Intel Xe DG1
640
NVIDIA A16 PCIe
1280
Texture Mapping Units:
Intel Xe DG1
40
NVIDIA A16 PCIe
40
Render Output Units:
Intel Xe DG1
20
NVIDIA A16 PCIe
32

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