ATI FireGL X1-128 vs AMD Radeon RX 5700M

General info

Comparison of graphics card architecture, market segment, value for money and other general parameters.

Place in our rating
not rated
 
not rated
Architecture
Rage 8
 
Navi / RDNA
GPU code name
R300
 
Navi 10 / R19M-E120
Market segment
Workstation
 
Desktop
Launch date
1 July 2002 (18 years ago)
 
1 March 2020 (1 year ago)
Price now
no data
 
$525

Technical specs

General performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core base clock and boost clock speeds, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their benchmark and gaming test results. Note that power consumption of some graphics cards can well exceed their nominal TDP, especially when overclocked.

Pipelines / CUDA cores
no data
 
2304
Core clock speed
325 MHz
 
no data
Boost clock speed
no data
 
1720 MHz
Number of transistors
110 million
 
10,300 million
Manufacturing process technology
150 nm
 
7 nm
Thermal design power (TDP)
no data
 
180 Watt
Texture fill rate
2.600
 
247.7

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on 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).

Interface
AGP 8x
 
PCIe 4.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
None
 
1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin

Memory

Parameters of memory installed: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors have no dedicated VRAM and use a shared part of system RAM.

Memory type
DDR
 
GDDR6
Maximum RAM amount
128 MB
 
8 GB
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
256 Bit
Memory clock speed
620 MHz
 
12000 MHz
Memory bandwidth
19.84 GB/s
 
384.0 GB/s
Shared memory
no data
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on the reviewed GPUs. As a rule, data in this section is precise only for desktop reference ones (so-called Founders Edition for NVIDIA chips). OEM manufacturers may change the number and type of output ports, while for notebook cards availability of certain video outputs ports depends on the laptop model rather than on the card itself.

Display Connectors
2x DVI, 1x S-Video
 
1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort
HDMI
-
 
+

API support

APIs supported, including particular versions of those APIs.

DirectX
9.0 (9_0)
 
12 (12_1)
Shader Model
no data
 
6.5
OpenGL
2.0
 
4.6
OpenCL
N/A
 
2.0
Vulkan
N/A
 
1.2

Competitors of Radeon RX 5700M from NVIDIA

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Radeon RX 5700M from NVIDIA is GeForce GTX 1070 Ti.

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Advantages of ATI FireGL X1-128

We are unaware of any advantages of ATI FireGL X1-128 over AMD Radeon RX 5700M.

Advantages of AMD Radeon RX 5700M

Much newer (1 March 2020 vs 1 July 2002)

Higher memory bandwidth (384 vs 19.84 GB/s)

Finer manufacturing process technology (7 vs 150 nm)

So, which one is the better GPU?

Technical City couldn't decide between ATI FireGL X1-128 and AMD Radeon RX 5700M. We've got no test results to judge.

Be aware that FireGL X1-128 is a workstation card while Radeon RX 5700M is a desktop one.

Should you still have questions concerning choice between the reviewed GPUs, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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