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Help Me Choose: Graphics Cards for Precision Workstations

Dell Precision™ fixed workstations come standard with discrete graphics cards that support professional 3D OpenGL® and DirectX® graphics. They also meet or exceed the minimum graphics requirements for most leading workstation-class applications.

Be sure to check the minimum and recommended graphics card requirements for the workstation application or applications that will be run on this workstation.

Workstation Usage Primary Focus Recommended Cards
AMD NVIDIA® Intel®
Engineering Mechanical CAD (MCAD) Radeon Pro W6600 RTX A4000 Intel Arc Pro A40
Computer-Aided Engineering / Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Radeon Pro W6600 RTX A4000 Intel Arc Pro A40
Electronic Design Automation (EDA) Radeon Pro W6400 T1000 8GB Intel Arc Pro A40
Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) Radeon Pro W6600 RTX A2000 12GB Intel Arc Pro A40
Real Time GPU Accelerated Rendering Radeon Pro W6600 RTX A4500/RTX A5000 Intel Arc Pro A40
Mechanical Computer Aided Manufacturing (MCAM) Radeon Pro W6400 T1000 8GB Intel Arc Pro A40
Media and entertainment 3D Character Creation, Animation and Rendering Radeon Pro W6600 RTX A4500/RTX A5000 Intel Arc Pro A40
Game Development Content Creation Radeon Pro W6600 RTX A4500/RTX A5000
Film and Video Editing, Multimedia DVD/Blu-ray Authoring Radeon Pro W6600 RTX A4000 Intel Arc Pro A40
Broadcast and Postproduction Radeon Pro W6600 RTX A4000
Image Editing and Prepress Page Design Radeon Pro W6600 RTX A2000 12GB Intel Arc Pro A40
Real Time GPU Accelerated Rendering Radeon Pro W6800 RTX A5500/RTX A6000/RTX 6000 Ada Intel Arc Pro A40
Professional Audio Production Radeon Pro W6400 T1000 8GB
Exploration and scientific Geosciences (Petroleum Exploration and Management) Radeon Pro W6800 RTX A5500/RTX A6000/RTX 6000 Ada
Geographic Information Systems Radeon Pro W6400 T1000 8GB Intel Arc Pro A40
Medical Imaging and Analysis Radeon Pro W6600 RTX A4500/RTX A5000 Intel Arc Pro A40
Visual Simulation Radeon Pro W6600 RTX A4000 Intel Arc Pro A40
Testing Radeon Pro W6400 T1000 8GB Intel Arc Pro A40
Economic and financial modeling Trading Station Radeon Pro W6400/W6600 T1000 8GB Intel Arc Pro A40
Software development Microsoft® Visual Studio or C++ Radeon Pro W6300 T400 4GB Intel Arc Pro A40
Intel® Parallel Studio or Intel Compiler Radeon Pro W6300 T400 4GB Intel Arc Pro A40
Eclipse (Java™) (Linux®) Radeon Pro W6300 T400 4GB Intel Arc Pro A40

NVIDIA Graphics Cards

Dell Precision™ Dell Precision™ Dell Precision™ Dell Precision™ Dell Precision™ Dell Precision™ Dell Precision™
Performance High-end 3D & compute High-end 3D & compute High-end 3D & compute High-end 3D & compute High-end 3D & compute High-end 3D & compute High-end 3D & compute
Graphics card NVIDIA NVIDIA NVIDIA NVIDIA NVIDIA NVIDIA NVIDIA
RTX 6000 Ada RTX A6000 RTX A5500 RTX A5000 RTX 4000 Ada SFF RTX A4500 RTX A4000
PCIe slot width 2 2 2 2 2 2 1
Memory (GDDR5) 48GB GDDR6 48GB GDDR6 24GB GDDR6 24GB GDDR6 20GB GDDR6 20GB GDDR6 16GB GDDR6
OpenGL® 4.6 4.68 4.6 4.68 4.6 4.6 4.68
Open CL 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0
DirectX® 12 12.07 12 Ultimate 12.07 12 12 Ultimate 12.07
PCIe support x16 Gen 4 x16 Gen 4 x16 Gen 4 x16 Gen 4 x16 Gen 4 x16 Gen 4 x16 Gen 4
Max Resolution (# of DisplayPorts used) 4x 4096 x 2160 @ 120 Hz, 4x 5120x2880 @ 60 Hz, 2x 7680x4320 @ 60 Hz 4x 4096 x 2160 @ 120 Hz, 4x 5120x2880 @ 60 Hz, 2x 7680x4320 @ 60 Hz 4x 4096 x 2160 @ 120 Hz, 4x 5120x2880 @ 60 Hz, 2x 7680x4320 @ 60 Hz 4x 4096 x 2160 @ 120 Hz, 4x 5120x2880 @ 60 Hz, 2x 7680x4320 @ 60 Hz 4x 4096 x 2160 @ 120 Hz, 4x 5120x2880 @ 60 Hz, 2x 7680x4320 @ 60 Hz 4x 4096 x 2160 @ 120 Hz, 4x 5120x2880 @ 60 Hz, 2x 7680x4320 @ 60 Hz 4x 4096 x 2160 @ 120 Hz, 4x 5120x2880 @ 60 Hz, 2x 7680x4320 @ 60 Hz
Maximum Monitors using DP Multi-Stream (monitor to monitor connections) 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
Maximum monitors (direct connection) 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
Max # of 4Kx2K displays @ 60hz 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
Max # of 5120x2880 pixel displays @ 60hz 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
Video connectors 4 Display Port 1.4a 4 Display Port 1.4a 4 Display Port 1.4a 4 Display Port 1.4a 4 mini Display Port 1.4a 4 Display Port 1.4a 4 Display Port 1.4a
card to card connectors None NVLink NVLink NVLink
Included video adapters (with systems or customer kits) None None None None x4 mDP to DP None None
Aux power connectors needed PCIe CEM5 16-pin 8 pin CPU 8 pin 8 pin 8 pin 6 pin
Est. max power 300W 300W 230W 230W 70W 200W 140W

NVIDIA Graphics Cards

Dell Precision™ Dell Precision™ Dell Precision™
Performance High-end 3D & compute High-end 3D & compute High-end 3D & compute
Graphics card NVIDIA NVIDIA NVIDIA
RTX A2000 T1000 T400
PCIe slot width 2 1 1
Memory (GDDR5) 6GB GDDR6, 12GB GDDR6 4GB GDDR6, 8GB GDDR6 2GB GDDR6, 4GB GDDR6
OpenGL® 4.68 4.68 4.68
Open CL 3.0 3.0 3.0
DirectX® 12.07 12.07 12.07
PCIe support x16 Gen 4 x16 Gen 3 x16 Gen 3
Max Resolution (# of DisplayPorts used) 4x 4096 x 2160 @ 120 Hz, 4x 5120x2880 @ 60 Hz, 2x 7680x4320 @ 60 Hz 4x 3840 x 2160 @ 120 Hz, 4x 5120x2880 @ 60 Hz, 2x 7680x4320 @ 60 Hz 3x 3840 x 2160 @ 120 Hz, 3x 5120x2880 @ 60 H
Maximum Monitors using DP Multi-Stream (monitor to monitor connections) 4 4 3
Maximum monitors (direct connection) 4 4 3
Max # of 4Kx2K displays @ 60hz 4 4 3
Max # of 5120x2880 pixel displays @ 60hz 4 4 3
Video connectors 4 mini Display Port 1.4a 4 mini Display Port 1.4a 3 mini Display Port 1.4a
card to card connectors
Included video adapters (with systems or customer kits) x4 mDP to DP x4 mDP to DP x3 mDP to DP
Aux power connectors needed
Est. max power 70W 50W 30W

Radeon Pro Graphics Cards

Performance High-end 3D & compute Mid-Range 3D Mid-Range 3D Mid-Range 3D Mid-Range 3D
Graphics card AMD AMD AMD AMD AMD
Radeon Pro™ Radeon Pro™ Radeon Pro™ Radeon Pro™ Radeon Pro™
W6800 W6600 W5700 W5500 WX3200
PCIe slot width 2 1 2 1 1
Memory (GDDR5) 32GB GDDR6 w/ ECC Support 8GB GDDR6 8GB GDDR6 8GB GDDR6 4GB GDDR5
Max Resolution (# of DisplayPorts used) 6x 1920X1080 @ 240 Hz 6x 3840x2160 @ 60 Hz 6x 5120x2880 @ 60 Hz 2x 7680x4320 @ 60 Hz 4x 1920X1080 @ 240Hz 4x 3840x2160 @60 Hz 4x 5120x2880 @ 60 Hz 1x 7680x4320 @ 60 Hz 6x 1920X1080 @ 240Hz 6x 3840x2160 @ 60Hz 3x 3840x2160 @ 120Hz 3x 5120x2880 @ 60Hz 3x 7680x4320 @ 60 Hz 4x 1920x1080 @ 240Hz 4x 3840x2160 @ 60Hz 2x 3840x2160 @ 120 Hz 2x 5120x2880 @ 60 Hz 2x 7680x4320 @ 60 Hz 4 x 1920x1080 @ 120 Hz 4 x 3840x2160 @ 60 Hz 1 x 3840x2160 @ 120 Hz 2 x 5120x2880 @ 60 HZ 1 x 7680x4320 @ 60 HZ
Video connectors 6 mDP Ports 4 Display Ports 5 mDP & 1 USB-C Ports 4 Display Port 4 mini Display Port
Est. max power 250W 130W 205W 125W 50W

Intel® Arc™ Pro Graphics Cards

Precision™ Dell Precision™
Performance High-end 3D & compute
Graphics card Intel®
Arc™
Pro A40
PCIe slot width 1
Memory (GDDR5) 6GB GDDR6
AI Hardware Acceleration Yes
OpenGL® 4.6
Open CL 3.0
DirectX® 12 Ultimate
PCIe support x16 Gen 4.0
Max Resolution (# of DisplayPorts used) 4x3840 x 2160 @ 60 Hz, 2 x 5120x 288 0 @ 12 0Hz 2x7680x4320 @ 60Hz
Maximum Monitors using DP Multi-Stream(monitor to monitor connections) 4
Maximum monitors (direct connection) 4
Max # of 4Kx2K displays @ 60hz 4
Max # of 5120x2880 pixel displays @ 60hz 4
Video connectors 4 mini-DisplayPort 2.0 Ready
card to card connectors None
Included video adapters (with systems or customer kits) None
Aux power connectors needed None
Est. max power 50W Peak

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Intel® Arc™ A-Series Graphics Cards

Intel® Arc™ A-Series Graphics brings rich content creation, high performance gaming, and lifelike visuals to mobile and desktop form factors alike. By having full AV1 support with integrated Intel® XMX AI capabilities and Intel® Deep Link technology, Intel® Arc™ A-Series Graphics family can deliver higher performance, better streaming, and faster creation for users plugged-in or on the go.
The new Intel® Arc™ A770 and A750 graphics cards will satisfy needs of supercharged gaming, 3D creation and digital media editing. And the Intel® Arc™ A380 and A310 graphics cards will meet most demands of digital media creation.

NVIDIA Graphics Cards

NVIDIA RTX 5000 Ada NVIDIA RTX 4000 Ada NVIDIA RTX 3500 Ada NVIDIA RTX 3000 Ada NVIDIA RTX 2000 Ada NVIDIA RTX A1000 6GB NVIDIA RTX A500
DirectX® 12 Ultimate 12 Ultimate 12 Ultimate 12 Ultimate 12 Ultimate 12 Ultimate 12 Ultimate
OpenGL 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.6
OpenCL 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
Graphics Memory 16GB GDDR6 Dedicated 12GB GDDR6 Dedicated 12GB GDDR6 Dedicated 8GB GDDR6 Dedicated 8GB GDDR6 Dedicated 6GB GDDR6 Dedicated 4GB GDDR6 Dedicated
Memory Interface width 192 bit 192 bit 2 2 2 1 1

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Intel® Arc™ Pro Mobile Graphics Cards

Intel for many professional users equates to years of extensive trust and outstanding reliability, and this latest range of professional mobile GPUs continue to build on that. It’s likely you have been using Intel Integrated graphics for years, which makes moving to more powerful, dedicated mobile graphics from Intel a wise and easy choice.

With built-in AI capabilities, ray tracing hardware, graphics acceleration, media acceleration, and independent software vendor (ISV) certifications, the Intel® Arc™ Pro GPU series unite fluid viewports, the latest in visual technologies, and rich content creation in a high-performing Mobile Graphics Chip.

Faster video encoding with AV1 support
  • Require less data to deliver exceptional video quality.
  • Allow users to create, stream, transmit, and consume high quality AV1 content.
AI powered creation with Intel® XMX
  • Edit photos and videos quickly and easily.
  • Streamlines painstaking and time-consuming tasks for users.
  • Enhances design capabilities.
Optimized performance with Intel® Deep Link
  • Provide higher performance, better streaming and faster creation for users plugged-in or on-the-go.
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