ATI FireGL V8650: specs and benchmarks

ATI FireGL V8650


ATI started FireGL V8650 sales 14 May 2007 at a recommended price of $2,799. This is TeraScale architecture desktop card based on 80 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at designers. 2 GB of GDDR4 memory clocked at 1.74 GHz are supplied, and together with 512 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 111.1 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is 2-slot card attached via PCIe 1.0 x16 interface. Its manufacturer default version has a length of 254 mm. One 6-pin and one 8-pin connectors are required.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 12.28 percent of a leader's which is AMD Radeon R9 390 X2.

General info

Of FireGL V8650's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
Code name
Release date
14 May 2007
Launch price (MSRP)
of 14999 (Quadro Plex 7000)

Technical specs

FireGL V8650's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of FireGL V8650's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Core clock speed
688 MHz
Transistor count
720 million
of 21100
Manufacturing process technology
80 nm
of 12
Texture fill rate
of 512 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Floating-point performance
440.3 gflops
of 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on FireGL V8650's compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop video cards it's interface and bus (motherboard compatibility), additional power connectors (power supply compatibility).
PCIe 1.0 x16
254 mm
Supplementary power connectors
1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin

Memory specs

Parameters of memory installed on FireGL V8650: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors don't have dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM.
Memory type
Maximum RAM amount
2 GB
of 32
Memory bus width
512 Bit
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Memory clock speed
1736 MHz
of 11408 (TITAN Xp)
Memory bandwidth
111.1 GB/s
of 1024 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on FireGL V8650.
Display Connectors
1x DVI, 1x DisplayPort, 1x S-Video

Video card benchmarks performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of FireGL V8650. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
3DMark Ice Storm GPU
3DMark Vantage Performance
Unigine Heaven 3.0

Relative perfomance

Overall FireGL V8650 performance compared to its nearest competitors. All GPU types participate.

NVIDIA equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to FireGL V8650 from NVIDIA is GRID M3-3020, which is slower by 5% and lower by 9 positions in our rating.

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