AMD FirePro D300 vs NVIDIA Tesla K80

AMD FirePro D300
NVIDIA Tesla K80

General info

Comparison of FirePro D300 and Tesla K80 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
not rated
not rated
GCN 1.0
Kepler 2.0
Code name
Release date
18 January 2014
17 November 2014

Technical specs

FirePro D300 and Tesla K80'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 Tesla K80's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Core clock speed
850 MHz
562 MHz
Boost Clock
824 MHz
Transistor count
2,800 million
7,100 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
150 Watt
300 Watt
Texture fill rate
68 GTexel / s
171.4 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
2,176 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on FirePro D300 and Tesla K80 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 3.0 x16
PCIe 3.0 x16
242 mm
267 mm
Supplementary power connectors
1x 8-pin


Parameters of memory installed on FirePro D300 and Tesla K80: 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
12 GB
Memory bus width
256 Bit
384 Bit
Memory clock speed
5080 MHz
5012 MHz
Memory bandwidth
162.6 GB / s
240.6 GB / s

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on FirePro D300 and Tesla K80.
Display Connectors
4x DisplayPort
No outputs

API support

APIs supported by FirePro D300 and Tesla K80, sometimes including their particular versions.
12.0 (11_1)
12.0 (11_1)

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of FirePro D300 and Tesla K80. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
242 Mh/s +12%
216 Mh/s −12%

Advantages of AMD FirePro D300

Less power hungry (150 vs 300 watts)

Advantages of NVIDIA Tesla K80

Somewhat newer (17 November 2014 vs 18 January 2014)
Wider memory bus (384 vs 256 bit)
More pipelines (2496 vs 1280)
Higher memory bandwidth (240.6 vs 162.6 GB/s)

So, FirePro D300 or Tesla K80?

Technical City couldn't decide between AMD FirePro D300 and NVIDIA Tesla K80. We've got no test results to judge.
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