AMD FirePro D300 vs S9000

AMD FirePro D300
AMD FirePro S9000

General info

Comparison of FirePro D300 and FirePro S9000 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
not rated
 
Architecture
GCN 1.0
 
GCN 1.0
Code name
Pitcairn
 
Tahiti
Type
Workstation
 
Workstation
Release date
18 January 2014
 
24 August 2012
Launch price (MSRP)
n/d
 
$2,499

Technical specs

FirePro D300 and FirePro S9000's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of FirePro D300 and FirePro S9000's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
1280
 
1792
Core clock speed
850 MHz
 
900 MHz
Transistor count
2,800 million
 
4,313 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
150 Watt
 
350 Watt
Texture fill rate
68 GTexel / s
 
100.8 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
2,176 gflops
 
3,226 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on FirePro D300 and FirePro S9000 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).
Bus support
n/d
 
PCIe 3.0
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
PCIe 3.0 x16
Length
242 mm
 
267 mm
Form factor
n/d
 
Full Height / Full Length
Supplementary power connectors
n/d
 
1x 8-pin

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on FirePro D300 and FirePro S9000: 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
GDDR5
 
GDDR5
Maximum RAM amount
2 GB
 
6 GB
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
384 Bit
Memory clock speed
5080 MHz
 
5500 MHz
Memory bandwidth
162.6 GB / s
 
264 GB / s

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on FirePro D300 and FirePro S9000.
Display Connectors
4x DisplayPort
 
1x DisplayPort
DisplayPort count
n/d
 
1
Dual-link DVI support
-
 
+

API support

APIs supported by FirePro D300 and FirePro S9000, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12.0 (11_1)
 
12.0 (11_1)
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.6

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of FirePro D300 and FirePro S9000. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
242 Mh/s +163%
 
92 Mh/s −163%

Advantages of AMD FirePro D300

Much newer (18 January 2014 vs 24 August 2012)
Less power hungry (150 vs 350 watts)

Advantages of AMD FirePro S9000

Wider memory bus (384 vs 256 bit)
More pipelines (1792 vs 1280)
Higher memory bandwidth (264 vs 162.6 GB/s)
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So, FirePro D300 or S9000?

Technical City couldn't decide between AMD FirePro D300 and AMD FirePro S9000. We've got no test results to judge.
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