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ThinkSystem NVIDIA RTX A2000 12GB PCIe Active GPU

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Abstract

The NVIDIA RTX™ A2000 GPU is a dual-slot, low profile PCIe Gen4 graphics solution. It is an actively cooled product capable of 70W maximum graphics power. The RTX A2000 brings the power of NVIDIA RTX technology, realtime ray tracing, AI-accelerated compute, and high-performance graphics to more professionals.

This product guide provides essential presales information to understand the RTX A2000 GPU and its key features, specifications, and compatibility. This guide is intended for technical specialists, sales specialists, sales engineers, IT architects, and other IT professionals who want to learn more about the RTX A2000 GPU and consider its use in IT solutions.

Introduction

The NVIDIA RTX A2000 brings the power of NVIDIA RTX technology, realtime ray tracing, AI-accelerated compute, and high-performance graphics to more professionals. Built on the NVIDIA Ampere architecture, the VR ready RTX A2000 combines 26 second-generation RT Cores, 104 third-generation Tensor Cores, and 3,328 next-generation CUDA cores and 6 or 12GB of GDDR6 graphics memory with error correction code (ECC) support for error free computing.

The RTX A2000 GPU features a power-efficient low profile, dual-slot PCIe form factor, and the RTX A2000 12GB doubles memory for even larger models and datasets. Design bigger, render faster, and work smarter than ever before with RTX A2000 GPUs.

ThinkSystem NVIDIA RTX A2000 12GB PCIe Active GPU
Figure 1. ThinkSystem NVIDIA RTX A2000 12GB PCIe Active GPU

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Certified with a broad range of professional applications, tested by leading independent software vendors (ISVs) and workstation manufacturers, and backed by a global team of support specialists, NVIDIA RTX is the visual computing solution of choice for demanding enterprise deployments.

Part number information

The following table shows the part numbers for the RTX A2000 GPU.

Table 1. Ordering information
Part number Feature code Description
4X67A76720 BMT9 ThinkSystem NVIDIA RTX A2000 12GB PCIe Active GPU

The PCIe option part numbers includes the following:

  • One RTX A2000 GPU with full-height (3U) adapter bracket attached
  • Documentation

Features

The NVIDIA RTX A2000 GPU is a 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.

Key features:

  • PCI Express Gen 4
  • Four Mini DisplayPort 1.4a connectors with latching mechanism
  • AV1 decode support
  • DisplayPort with audio
  • NVIDIA RTX Experience™
  • NVIDIA RTX Desktop Manager software
  • HDCP 2.2 support
  • NVIDIA Mosaic technology

Technical specifications

The following table lists the specifications of the NVIDIA RTX A2000 GPU.

Table 2. NVIDIA RTX A2000 specifications
Feature Specification
GPU Memory 12 GB GDDR6
Memory Interface 192-bit
Memory Bandwidth Up to 288 GB/s
ECC Yes
NVIDIA CUDA Cores 3,328
NVIDIA Tensor Cores 104
NVIDIA RT Cores 26
Single-Precision Performance 8 TFLOPS (peak)
RT Core performance 15.6 TFLOPS (peak)
Tensor Performance 63.9 TFLOPS (peak)
Host Interface PCI Express 4.0 x 16
Power Consumption 70 W
Thermal Solution Active cooling
Form Factor 2.7” H x 6.6” L, Dual Slot, Low Profile
Display Connectors 4x Mini DisplayPort (mDP) 1.4a
Maximum simultaneous displays 4x 4096 x 2160 @ 120 Hz, 4x 5120 x 2880 @ 60 Hz, 2x 7680 x 4320 @ 60 Hz
Encode / Decode Engines 1x encode, 2x decode (+AV1 decode)
VR Ready Yes
Graphics APIs DirectX 12 Ultimate, Shader Model 6.6, OpenGL 4.6, Vulkan 1.3
Compute APIs CUDA 11.6, DirectCompute, OpenCL 3.0

Server support

The following tables list the ThinkSystem servers that are compatible.

Table 3. Server support (Part 1 of 4)
Part Number Description 2S AMD V3 2S Intel V3 4S 8S Intel V3 Multi Node GPU Rich 1S V3
SR635 V3 (7D9H / 7D9G)
SR655 V3 (7D9F / 7D9E)
SR645 V3 (7D9D / 7D9C)
SR665 V3 (7D9B / 7D9A)
ST650 V3 (7D7B / 7D7A)
SR630 V3 (7D72 / 7D73)
SR650 V3 (7D75 / 7D76)
SR850 V3 (7D97 / 7D96)
SR860 V3 (7D94 / 7D93)
SR950 V3 (7DC5 / 7DC4)
SD535 V3 (7DD8 / 7DD1)
SD530 V3 (7DDA / 7DD3)
SD550 V3 (7DD9 / 7DD2)
SR670 V2 (7Z22 / 7Z23)
SR675 V3 (7D9Q / 7D9R)
SR680a V3 (7DHE)
SR685a V3 (7DHC)
ST50 V3 (7DF4 / 7DF3)
ST250 V3 (7DCF / 7DCE)
SR250 V3 (7DCM / 7DCL)
4X67A76720 ThinkSystem NVIDIA RTX A2000 12GB PCIe Active GPU N 3 N 3 4 N 3 N N N N N N N N N N N N N
Table 4. Server support (Part 2 of 4)
Part Number Description Edge Super Computing 1S Intel V2 2S Intel V2
SE350 (7Z46 / 7D1X)
SE350 V2 (7DA9)
SE360 V2 (7DAM)
SE450 (7D8T)
SE455 V3 (7DBY)
SD665 V3 (7D9P)
SD665-N V3 (7DAZ)
SD650 V3 (7D7M)
SD650-I V3 (7D7L)
SD650-N V3 (7D7N)
ST50 V2 (7D8K / 7D8J)
ST250 V2 (7D8G / 7D8F)
SR250 V2 (7D7R / 7D7Q)
ST650 V2 (7Z75 / 7Z74)
SR630 V2 (7Z70 / 7Z71)
SR650 V2 (7Z72 / 7Z73)
4X67A76720 ThinkSystem NVIDIA RTX A2000 12GB PCIe Active GPU N N N N N N N N N N N N N 4 N N
Table 5. Server support (Part 3 of 4)
Part Number Description AMD V1 Dense V2 4S V2 8S 4S V1 1S Intel V1
SR635 (7Y98 / 7Y99)
SR655 (7Y00 / 7Z01)
SR655 Client OS
SR645 (7D2Y / 7D2X)
SR665 (7D2W / 7D2V)
SD630 V2 (7D1K)
SD650 V2 (7D1M)
SD650-N V2 (7D1N)
SN550 V2 (7Z69)
SR850 V2 (7D31 / 7D32)
SR860 V2 (7Z59 / 7Z60)
SR950 (7X11 / 7X12)
SR850 (7X18 / 7X19)
SR850P (7D2F / 2D2G)
SR860 (7X69 / 7X70)
ST50 (7Y48 / 7Y50)
ST250 (7Y45 / 7Y46)
SR150 (7Y54)
SR250 (7Y52 / 7Y51)
4X67A76720 ThinkSystem NVIDIA RTX A2000 12GB PCIe Active GPU N N 2 N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N
Table 6. Server support (Part 4 of 4)
Part Number Description 2S Intel V1 Dense V1
ST550 (7X09 / 7X10)
SR530 (7X07 / 7X08)
SR550 (7X03 / 7X04)
SR570 (7Y02 / 7Y03)
SR590 (7X98 / 7X99)
SR630 (7X01 / 7X02)
SR650 (7X05 / 7X06)
SR670 (7Y36 / 7Y37)
SD530 (7X21)
SD650 (7X58)
SN550 (7X16)
SN850 (7X15)
4X67A76720 ThinkSystem NVIDIA RTX A2000 12GB PCIe Active GPU N N N N N N N N N N N N

Operating system support

The following table lists the supported operating systems:

Tip: These tables are automatically generated based on data from Lenovo ServerProven.

Table 7. Operating system support for ThinkSystem NVIDIA RTX A2000 12GB PCIe Active GPU, 4X67A76720
Operating systems
SR650 V3 (4th Gen Xeon)
SR650 V3 (5th Gen Xeon)
SR655 V3
SR665 V3
ST650 V3
ST650 V2
SR655
Microsoft Windows 10 Y Y Y Y N N N
Microsoft Windows 11 Y Y Y Y N N N
Microsoft Windows Server 2019 Y Y Y Y Y Y N
Microsoft Windows Server 2022 Y Y Y Y Y Y N
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.9 N N N N N Y N
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.3 N N N N N Y Y
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.4 N N N N N Y Y
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.5 N N N N N Y Y
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.6 Y N Y Y Y Y N
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.7 Y N Y Y Y Y N
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.8 Y Y Y Y Y Y N
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9.0 Y N Y Y Y Y N
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9.1 Y N Y Y Y Y N
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9.2 Y Y Y Y Y Y N
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2 N N N N N Y N
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP3 N N N N N Y N
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP4 Y N Y Y Y Y N
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP5 Y Y Y Y Y Y N
Ubuntu 18.04.5 LTS N N N N N Y N
Ubuntu 20.04.5 LTS N N Y Y N N N
Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Y N Y Y Y Y N

NVIDIA GPU software

This section lists the NVIDIA software that is available from Lenovo.

NVIDIA Omniverse Software (OVE)

NVIDIA Omniverse™ Enterprise is an end-to-end collaboration and simulation platform that fundamentally transforms complex design workflows, creating a more harmonious environment for creative teams.

NVIDIA and Lenovo offer a robust, scalable solution for deploying Omniverse Enterprise, accommodating a wide range of professional needs. This document details the critical components, deployment options, and support available, ensuring an efficient and effective Omniverse experience.

Deployment options cater to varying team sizes and workloads. Using Lenovo NVIDIA-Certified Systems™ and Lenovo OVX nodes which are meticulously designed to manage scale and complexity, ensures optimal performance for Omniverse tasks.

Deployment options include:

  • Workstations: NVIDIA-Certified Workstations with A5000 or A6000 Ada GPUs for desktop environments.
  • Data Center Solutions: Deployment with Lenovo OVX nodes or NVIDIA-Certified Servers equipped with L40, L40S or A40 GPUs for centralized, high-capacity needs.

NVIDIA Omniverse Enterprise includes the following components and features:

  • Platform Components: Kit, Connect, Nucleus, Simulation, RTX Renderer.
  • Foundation Applications: USD Composer, USD Presenter.
  • Omniverse Extensions: Connect Sample & SDK.
  • Integrated Development Environment (IDE)
  • Nucleus Configuration: Workstation, Enterprise Nucleus Server (supports up to 8 editors per scene); Self-Service Public Cloud Hosting using Containers.
  • Omniverse Farm: Supports batch workloads up to 8 GPUs.
  • Enterprise Services: Authentication (SSO/SSL), Navigator Microservice, Large File Transfer, User Accounts SAML/Account Directory.
  • User Interface: Workstation & IT Managed Launcher.
  • Support: NVIDIA Enterprise Support.
  • Deployment Scenarios: Desktop to Data Center: Workstation deployment for building and designing, with options for physical or virtual desktops. For batch tasks, rendering, and SDG workloads that require headless compute, Lenovo OVX nodes are recommended.

The following part numbers are for a subscription license which is active for a fixed period as noted in the description. The license is for a named user which means the license is for named authorized users who may not re-assign or share the license with any other person.

Table 8. NVIDIA Omniverse Software (OVE)
Part number Feature
7S02CTO1WW
Description
7S02003ZWW SCX0 NVIDIA Omniverse Enterprise Subscription per GPU, 1 Year
7S020042WW SCX3 NVIDIA Omniverse Enterprise Subscription per GPU, 3 Years
7S020041WW SCX2 NVIDIA Omniverse Enterprise Subscription per GPU, INC, 1 Year
7S020040WW SCX1 NVIDIA Omniverse Enterprise Subscription per GPU, EDU, 1 Year
7S020043WW SCX4 NVIDIA Omniverse Enterprise Subscription per GPU, EDU, 3 Years

NVIDIA HPC Compiler Software

Table 9. NVIDIA HPC Compiler
Part number Feature code
7S09CTO6WW
Description
HPC Compiler Support Services
7S090014WW S924 NVIDIA HPC Compiler Support Services, 1 Year
7S090015WW S925 NVIDIA HPC Compiler Support Services, 3 Years
7S09002GWW S9UQ NVIDIA HPC Compiler Support Services, 5 Years
7S090016WW S926 NVIDIA HPC Compiler Support Services, EDU, 1 Year
7S090017WW S927 NVIDIA HPC Compiler Support Services, EDU, 3 Years
7S09002HWW S9UR NVIDIA HPC Compiler Support Services, EDU, 5 Years
7S090018WW S928 NVIDIA HPC Compiler Support Services - Additional Contact, 1 Year
7S09002JWW S9US NVIDIA HPC Compiler Support Services - Additional Contact, 3 Years
7S09002KWW S9UT NVIDIA HPC Compiler Support Services - Additional Contact, 5 Years
7S090019WW S929 NVIDIA HPC Compiler Support Services - Additional Contact, EDU, 1 Year
7S09002LWW S9UU NVIDIA HPC Compiler Support Services - Additional Contact, EDU, 3 Years
7S09002MWW S9UV NVIDIA HPC Compiler Support Services - Additional Contact, EDU, 5 Years
HPC Compiler Premier Support Services
7S09001AWW S92A NVIDIA HPC Compiler Premier Support Services, 1 Year
7S09002NWW S9UW NVIDIA HPC Compiler Premier Support Services, 3 Years
7S09002PWW S9UX NVIDIA HPC Compiler Premier Support Services, 5 Years
7S09001BWW S92B NVIDIA HPC Compiler Premier Support Services, EDU, 1 Year
7S09002QWW S9UY NVIDIA HPC Compiler Premier Support Services, EDU, 3 Years
7S09002RWW S9UZ NVIDIA HPC Compiler Premier Support Services, EDU, 5 Years
7S09001CWW S92C NVIDIA HPC Compiler Premier Support Services - Additional Contact, 1 Year
7S09002SWW S9V0 NVIDIA HPC Compiler Premier Support Services - Additional Contact, 3 Years
7S09002TWW S9V1 NVIDIA HPC Compiler Premier Support Services - Additional Contact, 5 Years
7S09001DWW S92D NVIDIA HPC Compiler Premier Support Services - Additional Contact, EDU, 1 Year
7S09002UWW S9V2 NVIDIA HPC Compiler Premier Support Services - Additional Contact, EDU, 3 Years
7S09002VWW S9V3 NVIDIA HPC Compiler Premier Support Services - Additional Contact, EDU, 5 Years

Auxiliary power cables

The RTX A2000 does not require an auxiliary power cable.

Regulatory approvals

The RTX A2000 GPU has the following regulatory approvals:

  • RCM
  • BSMI
  • CE
  • FCC
  • ICES
  • KCC
  • cUL, UL
  • VCCI

Operating environment

The RTX A2000 GPU has the following operating characteristics:

  • Ambient temperature
    • Operational: 0°C to 50°C (-5°C to 55°C for short term*)
    • Storage: -40°C to 75°C
  • Relative humidity:
    • Operational: 5-85% (5-93% short term*)
    • Storage: 5-95%

* A period not more than 96 hours consecutive, not to exceed 15 days per year.

Warranty

One year limited warranty. When installed in a Lenovo server, the GPU assumes the server’s base warranty and any warranty upgrades.

Related product families

Product families related to this document are the following:

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