Feb 29, 2024 4 min read

NVIDIA L40S Test Drive

The Powerhouse of AI and Graphics Performance in Data Centers

NVIDIA L40S Test Drive

The Powerhouse of AI and Graphics Performance in Data Centers

Performance Redefined

Unlock superior multi-workload capabilities with NVIDIA L40S solutions by AMAX. The L40S is a full-height, full-length (FHFL), dual-slot 10.5-inch PCI Express Gen4 graphics solution, based on the NVIDIA Ada Lovelace architecture. It offers a passively cooled design with a maximum board power of 350 W. The L40S supports cutting-edge hardware-accelerated ray tracing, AI features, advanced shading, and robust simulation capabilities suitable for a wide range of graphics and compute use cases in data center and edge server deployments. It caters to deep learning inference, training workloads for generative AI, batch and real-time rendering, virtual workstations, and cloud gaming.

As part of the NVIDIA OVX™ server platform, the L40S enhances graphics, ray tracing, and simulation performance for NVIDIA Omniverse™. With 48 GB of GDDR6 memory, it handles intensive graphics applications efficiently, making it a cost-effective solution for diverse data center workloads such as generative AI, large language model (LLM) inference and training, 3D graphics, rendering, and video operations. NVIDIA L40S GPU solutions from AMAX are engineered to excel, elevating your data center operations to the next level.

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NVIDIA Ada Lovelace Architecture

The L40S GPU, powered by NVIDIA Ada Lovelace Architecture, enables superior computational capabilities across diverse workloads, significantly benefitting various industries. In healthcare, it facilitates quicker diagnostics and advanced research for genome sequencing. In finance, it aids in risk analysis and fraud detection.

Manufacturing sees enhanced predictive maintenance, and the automotive sector accelerates autonomous vehicle development through computer aided design (CAD). Additionally, in the entertainment industry it enhances cinematic visual effects and animations. By bolstering high-performance AI applications, the L40S GPU serves as a catalyst for innovation, providing a competitive advantage in today’s digital landscape.

Fourth-Generation Tensor Cores

Equipped with Fourth-Generation Tensor Cores, the L40S GPU pro-vides hardware support for structural sparsity and an optimized TF32 format, delivering immediate performance improvements for AI and data science model training. Each core enhances AI-driven graphics capabilities, utilizing DLSS to upscale resolution while optimizing performance in selected applications.

Third-Generation RT Cores

The Third-Generation RT Cores enhance throughput and enable concurrent ray-tracing and shading, improving graphical performance and accelerating rendering processes for product design, architecture, engineering, and construction projects. Experience lifelike designs with hardware-accelerated motion blur and captivating real-time animations.


NVIDIA CUDA Cores in the L40S accelerate single-precision floating point (FP32) throughput, significantly enhancing performance for 3D model development and computer-aided engineering (CAE) simulation workflows. The enhanced 16-bit math capabilities (BF16) are tailored for mixed-precision workloads, adding a layer of computational flexibility.

Transformer Engine

The Transformer Engine in the L40S GPU accelerates AI performance and optimizes memory utilization for both training and inference phases. Leveraging the power of Ada Lovelace fourth-generation Tensor Cores, it scans the layers of transformer architecture neural networks, automatically recasting between FP8 and FP16 precisions, facilitating faster AI performance and expediting training and inference processes.

Data Center Efficiency and Security

Optimized for 24/7 enterprise data center operations, your L40S GPU solution is designed, built, tested, and supported by our team of engineers to ensure maximum performance, durability, and uptime. Meeting the latest data center standards, it is Network Equipment-Building System (NEBS) Level 3 ready and features secure boot with root of trust technology, providing an additional layer of security for data centers.


The L40S GPU, with NVIDIA DLSS 3, enables ultra-fast rendering and smoother frame rates. This innovative frame-generation technology, leveraging deep learning and the latest hardware innovations within the Ada Lovelace architecture, boosts rendering performance, delivers higher frames per second (FPS), and significantly reduces latency.

AMAX’s L40S Solutions

AMAX’s Elite partnership with NVIDIA facilitates a seamless deployment of the L40S GPU into your data center ecosystem. Our solutions architects will revolutionize your operations with a blend of AI compute, graphics, and media acceleration capabilities, turning data center challenges into competitive advantages. We design future-ready solutions that scale with your operational needs, keeping your IT infrastructure ahead of the technological curve.