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  • Description

    NVIDIA RTX A2000 12GB

    Compact Design. Unmatched Performance.

    NVIDIA RTX A2000 12GB brings the power of RTX to more professionals with a powerful low-profile, dual-slot GPU design, delivering real-time ray tracing, AI-accelerated compute, and high-performance graphics to your desktop. The VR ready RTX A2000 12GB combines 26 second-generation RT Cores, 104 third-generation Tensor Cores, and 3,328 next-generation CUDA Cores and 12GB of GDDR6 graphics memory with error correction code (ECC) support, another industry first in this segment. Design bigger, render faster, work better, at previously unheard of price points with the NVIDIA RTX A2000 12GB.

    With the introduction of the NVIDIA Ampere architecture, The next generation of NVIDIA RTX became available to millions of professionals. Featuring enhanced real-time ray tracing, accelerated AI, advanced graphics, and compute capabilities, the NVIDIA Ampere architecture gives artists, designers, engineers, and scientists the power to create tomorrow, today. With the overwhelming adoption of RTX technology, professionals are empowered to design, build, and entertain like never before since over 70 of the world's leading design and creative applications are now accelerated by RTX technology.

    NVIDIA A2000


    GPU Architecture NVIDIA Ampere
    CUDA Cores 3328
    Tensor Cores 104
    RT Cores 26
    Peak FP32 Performance 8.0 TFLOPS
    RT Core Performance 15.6 TLOPS
    Tensor Core Performance 63.9 TFLOPS
    GPU Memory 12GB GDDR6 ECC
    Memory Interface 192-bit
    Memory Bandwidth 288 GB/s
    Maximum Power Consumption 70W
    System Interface PCI Express 4.0 x16
    Display Connectors 4x mDP
    Form Factor 2.713" H x 6.6" Dual Slot
    Thermal Solution Active Fansink

    Incredible Application Performance

    Experience fast, interactive performance—powered by the latest NVIDIA Ampere architecture —with ultra-fast, on-board graphics memory technology and optimized software drivers for professional applications.

    The NVIDIA RTX A2000 12GB includes 26 RT Cores to accelerate photorealistic ray-traced rendering up to 2x faster than the previous generation. This technology also speeds up the rendering of ray-traced motion blur for faster results with greater visual accuracy.

    With 104 Tensor Cores to accelerate AI workflows, the RTX A2000 12GB provides the compute power necessary for AI augmented applications.

    The NVIDIA RTX A2000 12GB includes 12GB of GDDR6 high performance graphics memory with support for error correction code (ECC) memory for error free GPU computing. ECC is turned off by default.

    Ensure hardware compatibility and stability through NVIDIA support of the latest OpenGL, DirectX, Vulkan, and CUDA standards, deep independent software vendor (ISV) developer engagements, and certifications for professional software applications.

    NGC support gives engineers, researchers, and data scientists access to NVIDIA-tuned, tested, certified, and maintained containers for the top deep learning frameworks, as well as third-party managed high-performance computing (HPC) containers, NVIDIA HPC visualization containers, and partner applications.

    Rich, Expansive Visual Workspace

    Experience stunning imagery through movie-quality, anti-aliasing techniques, high-dynamic range (HDR) color support, higher refresh rates, and up to 8K screen resolution at 60 Hz from a single cable with the DisplayPort 1.4a standard using Display Stream Compression (DSC).

    Enhance your desktop workspace experience with NVIDIA RTX Desktop Manager (formerly NVIDIA Quadro View) and NVIDIA Mosaic technology. Work across four displays on every NVIDIA RTX professional card with intuitive placement of windows and user profiles.

    Use advanced multi-display technologies like Quadro Sync II, NVIDIA Mosaic, and Warp and Blend to synchronize images and scale resolution on a display surface composed of multiple projectors or screens.

    Value for IT Administrators

    Experience higher-quality products driven by power-efficient hardware and components selected for optimum operational performance, durability, and longevity.

    Enjoy maximum uptime thanks to exhaustive product testing with leading OEMs and system integrators that simulates the most demanding real-world conditions.

    Remotely monitor and manage NVIDIA professional products in your enterprise by integrating the NVIDIA Enterprise Management Toolkit (NVWMI) in your IT asset management framework.

    Scale up NVIDIA RTX Enterprise driver, formerly Quadro Optimal Driver for Enterprise (ODE), deployment to hundreds of workstations using NVWMI’s powerful driver installer.

    Simplify software driver deployment through a regular cadence of long-life, stable driver releases based on a robust feature-development and quality-assurance process.

    NVIDIA RTX A2000 12GB Solutions


    Second-generation RT Cores provide up to 2x the throughput of the first generation and enable concurrent ray tracing and shading. Design reviews can be accelerated to review high-fidelity visualizations with physically accurate materials, lighting, and reflections in real time. This improved performance unlocks the ability to evaluate new product concepts rapidly and create stunning marketing content directly from computer-aided design (CAD) geometry.

    Extend the power of engineering simulation throughout the design process with accelerated real-time structural, thermal, and fluid flow analysis software tools. Engineers can evaluate the impact of design changes instantly to iterate at the speed of light and revolutionize the performance of their designs. The NVIDIA Ampere architecture based CUDA cores bring up to 2x the single-precision floating point throughput and improved power efficiency compared to previous generations, unlocking new potential for the industry.

    NVIDIA RTX A2000 12GB features 12GB of GDDR6 memory, doubling the GPU memory capacity of the original RTX A2000, which allows mechanical engineers and engineering analysts to easily work interactively with larger designs. ECC is also supported and can be turned on via software.

    Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC)

    NVIDIA RTX A2000 12GB provides more GPU memory than the original 6GB RTX A2000, so AEC teams can work smoothly with larger 3D building models, even when using 4K monitors or dual displays.

    Second-generation RT Cores provide up to 2x the throughput of the first generation, enabling concurrent ray tracing and shading for improved visualization of photorealistic building models. With the power offered by the NVIDIA RTX A2000 12GB, architects and designers can iterate rapidly on design modifications by quickly viewing high-fidelity renders with physically accurate shadows, reflections, and refractions.

    With 12GB GB of GPU memory in the enhanced NVIDIA RTX A2000 12GB VR ready graphics board AEC teams can enjoy incredibly immersive Virtual Reality experiences to deliver better design concepts, design reviews, training, and virtual construction rehearsal workflows.

    Media and Entertainment

    Iterate more, render faster, and gain distinct advantages over CPU rendering, from previsualization through final frames. NVIDIA RTX A2000 12GB’s second-generation RT Cores improve ray-tracing performance by up to 2x. Photorealistic ray tracing can now be achieved in real-time, enabling higher-fidelity workflows across the entire production pipeline.

    NVIDIA RTX A2000 12GB features an industry-leading 12GB of GDDR6 memory in its segment, and a power efficient design enabling M&E creative professionals to work in real time with complex geometries and higher-resolution textures.

    Dramatically accelerate production pipelines with third-generation Tensor Cores. Tensor Cores provide acceleration of AI-augmented applications using Tensor Cores for the first time in the 2000 class product segment. Many creative applications have adopted AI-accelerated features to aid artists with time-consuming tasks such as up-scaling video, denoising renders, enhancing audio, and retiming video. Apps like Autodesk Flame, Adobe Premiere Pro, and Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve already take advantage of Tensor Cores to accelerate content creation tasks.

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  • Features

    NVIDIA RTX A2000 12GB


    NVIDIA Ampere Architecture

    NVIDIA RTX A2000 12GB is the most powerful dual slot, low profile GPU solution offering high performance real-time ray tracing, AI-accelerated compute, and professional graphics rendering, all of this in a compact design with unmatched performance. Building upon the major SM enhancements from the Turing GPU, the NVIDIA Ampere architecture enhances ray tracing operations, tensor matrix operations, and concurrent executions of FP32 and INT32 operations.

    CUDA Cores

    The NVIDIA Ampere architecture-based CUDA cores bring up to 2.7x the single-precision floating point (FP32) throughput compared to the previous generation, providing significant performance improvements for graphics workflows such as 3D model development and compute for workloads such as desktop simulation for computer-aided engineering (CAE). The RTX A2000 12GB enables two FP32 primary data paths, doubling the peak FP32 operations.

    Second Generation RT Cores

    Incorporating second generation ray tracing engines, NVIDIA Ampere architecture-based GPUs provide incredible ray traced rendering performance. For the first time NVDIA is introducing RT Cores into a low profile form factor GPU. A single RTX A2000 12GB board can render complex professional models with physically accurate shadows, reflections, and refractions to empower users with instant insight. Working in concert with applications leveraging APIs such as NVIDIA OptiX, Microsoft DXR and Vulkan ray tracing, systems based on the RTX A2000 12GB will power truly interactive design workflows to provide immediate feedback for unprecedented levels of productivity. The RTX A2000 12GB is more than 5x faster in ray tracing compared to the previous generation. This technology also speeds up the rendering of ray-traced motion blur for faster results with greater visual accuracy.

    Third Generation Tensor Cores

    Purpose-built for deep learning matrix arithmetic at the heart of neural network training and inferencing functions, the RTX A2000 12GB includes enhanced Tensor Cores that accelerate more datatypes and includes a new Fine-Grained Structured Sparsity feature that delivers more than 2x throughput for tensor matrix operations compared to the previous generation. New Tensor Cores will accelerate two new TF32 and BFloat16 precision modes. Independent floating-point and integer data paths allow more efficient execution of workloads using a mix of computation and addressing calculations.

    PCIe Gen 4

    The RTX A2000 12GB supports PCI Express Gen 4, which provides double the bandwidth of PCIe Gen 3, improving data-transfer speeds from CPU memory for data-intensive tasks like AI and data science.

    Higher Speed GDDR6 Memory

    Built with 12GB GDDR6 memory delivering up to 2x greater model or scene complexity for ray tracing, rendering, and AI workloads than the Original RTX A2000 12GB. The RTX A2000 12GB provides an ideal memory footprint to address the datasets and models in latency-sensitive professional applications and at volume.

    Error Correcting Code (ECC) on Graphics Memory

    Meet strict data integrity requirements for mission critical applications with uncompromised computing accuracy and reliability for workstations.

    Fifth Generation NVDEC Engine

    NVDEC is well suited for transcoding and video playback applications for real-time decoding. The following video codecs are supported for hardware-accelerated decoding: MPEG-2, VC-1, H.264 (AVCHD), H.265 (HEVC), VP8, VP9, and AV1.

    Seventh Generation NVENC Engine

    NVENC can take on the most demanding 4K or 8K video encoding tasks to free up the graphics engine and the CPU for other operations. The RTX A2000 12GB provides better encoding quality than software-based x264 encoders.

    Graphics Preemption

    Pixel-level preemption provides more granular control to better support time-sensitive tasks such as VR motion tracking.

    Compute Preemption

    Preemption at the instruction-level provides finer grain control over compute tasks to prevent long-running applications from either monopolizing system resources or timing out.


    Accelerating GPU-based lossless decompression performance by up to 100x and 20x lower CPU utilization compared to traditional storage APIs using Microsoft’s new DirectStorage for Windows API. RTX IO moves data from the storage to the GPU in a more efficient, compressed form, and improving I/O performance.


    NVIDIA Mosaic Technology

    Transparently scale the desktop and applications across up to 4 GPUs and 16 displays from a single workstation while delivering full performance and image quality.

    DisplayPort 1.4a

    Support up to four 5K monitors at 60Hz, or dual 8K displays at 60Hz per card. The RTX A2000 12GB supports HDR color for 4K at 60Hz for 10/12b HEVC decode and up to 4K at 60Hz for 10b HEVC encode. Each DisplayPort connector can drive ultra-high resolutions of 4096 x 2160 at 120 Hz with 30-bit color.

    NVIDIA RTX Desktop Manager

    Gain unprecedented end-user control of the desktop experience for increased productivity in single large display or multi-display environments, especially in the current age of large, widescreen displays.

    OpenGL Quad Buffered Stereo Support

    Provide a smooth and immersive 3D Stereo experience for professional applications.

    Ultra-High-Resolution Desktop Support

    Get more Mosaic topology choices with high resolution displays devices with a 32K Max desktop size.

    Professional 3D Stereo Synchronization

    Robust control of stereo effects through a dedicated connection to directly synchronize 3D stereo hardware to an NVIDIA RTX professional graphics card.

    Software Features

    NVIDA RTX Experience

    NVIDIA RTX Experience delivers a suite of productivity tools to your desktop workstation, including desktop recording in up to 8K, automatic alerts for the latest NVIDIA RTX Enterprise driver updates, and access gaming features. The application is available for download.

    Software Optimized for AI

    Deep learning frameworks such as Caffe2, MXNet, CNTK, TensorFlow, and others deliver dramatically faster training times and higher multi-node training performance. GPU accelerated libraries such as cuDNN, cuBLAS, and TensorRT delivers higher performance for both deep learning inference and High-Performance Computing (HPC) applications.

    NVIDIA CUDA Parallel Computing Platform

    Natively execute standard programming languages like C/C++ and Fortran, and APIs such as OpenCL, OpenACC and Direct Compute to accelerates techniques such as ray tracing, video and image processing, and computation fluid dynamics.

    Unified Memory

    A single, seamless 49-bit virtual address space allows for the transparent migration of data between the full allocation of CPU and GPU memory.

    NVIDIA Enterprise-Management Tools

    Maximize system uptime, seamlessly manage wide-scale deployments, and remotely control graphics and display settings for efficient operations.

  • Specifications

    NVIDIA RTX A2000 12GB


    Compatible in all systems that accept an NVIDIA RTX A2000 12GB

    Architecture Ampere
    Process Size 8nm | Samsung
    Transistors 13.25 Billion
    Die Size 276mm2
    CUDA Cores 3328
    Tensor Cores 104
    RT Cores 26
    Peak FP32 Performance 8.0 TFLOPS
    RT Core Performance 15.6 TLOPS
    Tensor Core Performance 63.9 TFLOPS
    GPU Memory 12GB GDDR6 with ECC
    GPU Memory Clock 6001 MHz
    Memory Inferface 192-bit
    Memory Bandwidth 288 GB/s
    Max Power Consumption 70 W
    NVIDIA Quadro and RTX Power Guidelines
    System Interface PCI Express 4.0 x16
    Display Connectors 4x mDP Latching
    Form Factor 2.713" H x 6.6" Low Profile | Dual Slot
    Thermal Solution Active Fansink
    Max Digital Resolution 2x 7680 x 4320 at 60 Hz
    Max Displays 4
    NVIDIA RTX Display Resolution Support
    HDR Support Yes
    AR | VR | XR Ready Yes
    Quad Buffered Stereo Yes
    Hardware Accelerated BVH Yes
    NVIDIA Mosaic, Warp and Blend Yes
    NVIDIA RTX Experience Yes
    NVIDIA RTX Desktop Manager Yes
    NVIDIA Broadcast Application Yes
    NVENC | NVDEC 1x H.264 and HVEC Encoders
    1x Decode Engine


    • MDP-HDMI-FOUR-PCK connects the NVIDIA RTX A2000 12GB (or RTX A2000 6GB) to HDMI displays at resolutions up to 4K with PNY Part Number MDP-HDMI-FOUR-PCK. The four included DisplayPort to HDMI adapters are recommended by NVIDIA, provide outstanding image quality, and are built to professional standards.
    • MDP-HDMI-SINGLE-PCK connects the NVIDIA RTX A2000 12GB (or RTX A2000) to an HDMI display at resolutions up to 4K with PNY Part Number MDP-HDMI-SINGLE-PCK. The included DisplayPort to HDMI adapter is recommended by NVIDIA, provides outstanding image quality, and is built to professional standards.


    • Microsoft Windows 11 (64-bit)
    • Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)
    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.x
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15.x
    • OpenSuse 15
    • Fedora 31
    • Ubuntu 18.04
    • FreeBSD 11.x
    • Solaris 11


    • Intel Core i5, i7, i9, or Xeon processor or later
    • AMD Ryzen or Epyc class processor or later
    • PCI Express 4.0 x16 (preferred) expansion slot
    • System memory greater than or equal to GPU memory, twice the GPU memory recommended
    • Internet connection for driver installation
    • DisplayPort 1.4a (preferred), HDMI, or DVI compatible display(s)


    • NVIDIA RTX A2000 12GB professional graphics card
    • Attached low-profile (SFF) bracket
    • Unattached full-height (ATX) bracket