The NVIDIA L40, powered by the Ada Lovelace architecture, delivers revolutionary neural graphics, virtualization, compute, and AI capabilities for GPU-accelerated data center workloads.

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Scalable Multi-Workload Performance

Next-Generation Graphics

The NVIDIA L40 brings the highest level of power and performance for visual computing workloads in the data center. Third-generation RT Cores and industry-leading 48 GB of GDDR6 memory deliver up to twice the real-time ray-tracing performance of the previous generation to accelerate high-fidelity creative workflows, including real-time, full-fidelity, interactive rendering, 3D design, video streaming, and virtual production.

Powerful Compute and AI

The NVIDIA L40 includes groundbreaking features to accelerate a wide range of compute-intensive workloads running in the data center, including training, inferencing, data science, and graphics applications. The latest fourth-generation Tensor Cores deliver enhanced AI capabilities to accelerate visual computing workloads and deliver groundbreaking performance for deep learning and inference applications.

Data Center-Ready

The NVIDIA L40 is designed for 24×7 enterprise data center operations and optimized to deploy at scale. With enterprise-grade components, power-efficient hardware, and features like secure boot with internal root of trust, the L40 delivers the highest levels of performance and reliability for data center workloads. Packaged in a dual-slot power-efficient design, the L40 is available in a wide variety of NVIDIA-Certified Systems from the leading OEM partners.

Built to Perform—Whatever the Demand

NVIDIA Omniverse Enterprise

As the engine of NVIDIA Omniverse™ in the data center, the NVIDIA L40 brings powerful RTX and AI capabilities to power workloads like extended (XR) and virtual reality (VR) applications, design collaboration, and digital twins. For the most complex Omniverse workloads, the NVIDIA L40 enables accelerated ray-traced and path-traced rendering of materials, physically accurate simulations, and generating photorealistic 3D synthetic data.

Generative AI and Inference

AI-enabled graphics, video, and image generation will allow creators to push the boundaries beyond what was previously thought possible. The L40 GPU accelerates compute-intensive AI workloads, delivering 5X higher inference performance compared to the previous generation, enabling lightning-fast generation of high-quality images and immersive visual content. Combined with NVIDIA AI Enterprise, a software layer of the NVIDIA AI platform that accelerates and streamlines development and deployment of generative AI and inference, the L40 GPU offers breakthrough performance and 48GB of memory capacity, making it the ideal platform for image generative AI applications.

Rendering and 3D Graphics

Running professional 3D visualization applications with NVIDIA L40 enables creative professionals to iterate more, render faster, and unlock tremendous performance advantages that increase productivity and speed up project completion. Artists and designers can work in real-time with complex geometry and high-resolution textures to generate photorealistic designs and simulations and power high-fidelity creative workflows.

High-Performance Virtual Workstations

When combined with NVIDIA RTX™ Virtual Workstation (vWS) software, the NVIDIA L40 delivers powerful virtual workstations from the data center or cloud to any device. Millions of creative and technical professionals can access the most demanding applications from anywhere with awe-inspiring performance that rivals physical workstations—all while meeting the need for greater security.

AI Training and Data Science

Powerful training and inference performance, combined with enterprise-class stability and reliability, make the NVIDIA L40 the ideal platform for single-GPU AI training and development. The L40 reduces the time to completion for model training and development and data science data prep workflows by delivering higher throughput and support for a full range of precisions, including FP8.

Streaming and Video Content

The NVIDIA L40 takes streaming and video content workloads to the next level with three video encode and three video decode engines. With the addition of AV1 encoding, the L40 delivers breakthrough performance and improved TCO for broadcast streaming, video production, and transcription workflows.


GPU Architecture NVIDIA Ada Lovelace Architecture
GPU Memory Bandwidth 864 GB/s
GPU Memory 48 GB GDDR6 z ECC
Display Connectors 4 x DP 1.4a
Max Power Consumption 300W
Form Factor 4.4″ (H) x 10.5″ (L) Dual Slot
Thermal Passive
vGPU Software Support NVIDIA vPC/vApps, NVIDIA RTX Virtual Workstation (vWS)
vGPU Profiles Supported See the Virtual GPU Licensing Guide
Secure Boot with Root of Trust Yes
NEBS Ready Yes / Level 3
Power Connector 1x PCIe CEM5 16-pin

Powered by the NVIDIA Ada Lovelace Architecture

CUDA® Cores

Accelerated single precision floating point (FP32) throughput and improved power efficiency provide significant performance improvements for workflows like 3D model development and CAE simulation. Supports enhanced 16-bit math capabilities (BF16) for mixed precision workloads.


Next-generation improvements with NVIDIA virtual GPU (vGPU) software allow for larger, more powerful virtual workstation instances for remote users, enabling larger workflows for high-end design, AI, and compute workloads.

Third-Generation RT Cores

Enhanced throughput and concurrent ray tracing and shading capabilities improve ray tracing performance, accelerating renders for product design and architecture, engineering, and construction workflows. See lifelike designs in action with hardware accelerated motion blur to deliver stunning real-time animations.

PCI Express Gen 4

Support for PCI Express Gen 4 provides double the bandwidth of PCIe Gen 3, improving data transfer speeds from CPU memory for data-intensive tasks like AI and data science.

Fourth Generation Tensor Cores

Hardware support for structural sparsity and optimized TF32 format provides out of the box performance gains for faster AI and data science model training. Accelerate AI-enhanced graphics capabilities including DLSS, delivering upscaled resolution with better performance in select applications.

48GB of GPU Memory

Tackle memory-intensive applications and workloads, like data science, simulation, 3D modeling, and rendering, with 48GB of ultra-fast GDDR6 memory. Allocate memory to multiple users with vGPU software to distribute large workloads amongst creative, data science, and design teams.

Data Center Efficiency and Security

The NVIDIA L40 is optimized for 24×7 enterprise data center operations and is designed, built, extensively tested, and supported by NVIDIA to ensure maximum performance, durability, and uptime. The L40 GPU is passively cooled with a full-height, full-length (FHFL) dual-slot design capable of 300W maximum board power and fits in a wide variety of chassis configurations from leading OEM vendors. The L40 meets the latest data center standards, is NEBS Level 3 ready, and features Secure Boot with Root of Trust technology, providing an additional layer of security for data centers.


NVIDIA L40 is the foundation of the latest generation NVIDIA OVX systems, delivering the most advanced RTX and AI capabilities to power the creation and operation of immersive, photorealistic 3D models and simulations.

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