Nvidia GeForce RTX 4090 Graphics Card: Specs, Performance, Benchmarks, Price, and Prebuilt Gaming PCs

The Nvidia GeForce RTX 4090 is an enthusiast graphics card launched on September 20, 2022. This 40 Series GPU is based on Nvidia’s Ada Lovelace architecture and utilizes the AD102-300-A1 graphics processor variant. It is also built on the 5 nm process, has a die size of 609 mm², and 76 billion transistors.
Moreover, the RTX 4090 has 16384 shading units, 512 texture mapping units, 176 ROPs, 512 AI/tensor cores for machine learning applications, and 128 raytracing acceleration cores. Its base operating frequency is 2235 MHz which can be boosted up to 2520 MHz. The RTX 4090 also has 24 GB of GDDR6X memory connected using a 384-bit memory interface running at 1313 MHz (21 Gbps effective).
In terms of its board design, the Nvidia GeForce RTX 4090 draws 450 W of power from a 1x 16-pin power connector and has a PSU requirement of 850 W. It has a width of 137 mm(triple-slot), length of 304 mm, and height of 61 mm. Its display outputs include: 1x HDMI 2.1, 3x DisplayPort 1.4a. The RTX 4090 is excellent for 1080p, 1440p, and 4K gaming.

Nvidia GeForce RTX 4090 Specs

General

Manufacturer: Nvidia
Generation: 40 Series
Bus Interface: PCIe 4.0 x16
Release Date: Sept. 20, 2022
MSRP: $1599.00
Current Price: $1849.99 (April 15, 2024)

Graphics Processor

Architecture: Ada Lovelace
GPU: AD102-300-A1
Foundry: TSMC
Process: 5 nm
Transistors: 76 billion
Die Size: 609 mm²

Memory

Memory Type: GDDR6X
Memory Size: 24 GB
Memory Bus: 384 bit
Bandwidth: 1008 GB/s
Memory Speed: 21 Gbps

Clock Speeds

Base Clock: 2235 MHz
Boost Clock: 1313 MHz
Memory Clock: 2520 MHz

Rendering Configuration

Shading Units: 16384
TMUs: 512
ROPs: 176
SM Count: 128
Tensor Cores: 512
RT Cores: 128

Board Design

Width: 137 mm (triple-slot)
Length: 304 mm
Height: 61 mm
TBP: 450 W
Power Connectors: 1x 16-pin
PSU Requirement: 850 W
Outputs: 1x HDMI 2.1, 3x DisplayPort 1.4a W

Nvidia GeForce RTX 4090 Performance Rankings

This radar chart contains the Nvidia GeForce RTX 4090 performance rankings compared to the GPUs closely ranked to it (AMD Radeon RX 7900 XTX and Nvidia GeForce RTX 4080) in several prominent computing workloads (Higher is better).

Nvidia GeForce RTX 4090 FPS Benchmarks

Performance rating

Excellent 99%

Here are the Nvidia GeForce RTX 4090 FPS benchmarks compared to other closely ranked GPUs.

RTX 4090 Average 1080p FPS

Nvidia GeForce RTX 4090: 215

AMD Radeon RX 7900 XTX: 203

Nvidia GeForce RTX 4080: 198

RTX 4090 Average 1440p FPS

Nvidia GeForce RTX 4090: 179

AMD Radeon RX 7900 XTX: 157

Nvidia GeForce RTX 4080: 156

RTX 4090 Average 4K FPS

Nvidia GeForce RTX 4090: 116

AMD Radeon RX 7900 XTX: 96

Nvidia GeForce RTX 4080: 93

Nvidia GeForce RTX 4090 Price

MSRP: $1599.00

Cost per frame: $10.34

Poor value 32%

Below are the daily updated new and used prices of Nvidia GeForce RTX 4090 GPUs.

Nvidia GeForce RTX 4090 Prebuilt PCs

Skytech Gaming Azure PC Desktop

CPU: AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D | GPU: Nvidia GeForce RTX 4090 | RAM: 32 GB DDR5 | Storage: 1 TB SSD

YEYIAN ODACHI Gaming PC

CPU: AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D | GPU: Nvidia GeForce RTX 4090 | RAM: 32 GB DDR5 | Storage: 2 TB SSD + 2 TB HDD

Skytech Pro Eclipse Gaming PC

CPU: Intel Core i9-13900K | GPU: Nvidia GeForce RTX 4090 | RAM: 32 GB DDR5 | Storage: 1 TB SSD

Velztorm Septex CTO Gaming Desktop PC

CPU: AMD Ryzen 7 7700X | GPU: Nvidia GeForce RTX 4090 | RAM: 32 GB DDR5 | Storage: 1 TB SSD + 1 TB HDD

Empowered PC Sentinel Gaming Desktop PC

CPU: Intel Core i9-13900K | GPU: Nvidia GeForce RTX 4090 | RAM: 64 GB DDR5 | Storage: 2 TB SSD + 6 TB HDD

Corsair Vengeance a8100 Series Gaming PC

CPU: AMD Ryzen 9 7950X | GPU: Nvidia GeForce RTX 4090 | RAM: 64 GB DDR5 | Storage: 4 TB SSD

CLX Set Gaming Desktop

CPU: AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D | GPU: Nvidia GeForce RTX 4090 | RAM: 64 GB DDR5 | Storage: 2 TB SSD + 6 TB HDD

Velztorm Praetix Gaming Desktop PC

CPU: Intel Core i9-13900K | GPU: Nvidia GeForce RTX 4090 | RAM: 128 GB DDR5 | Storage: 2 TB SSD + 6 TB HDD

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