AMD FirePro D500 technical specs and benchmarks

AMD FirePro D500

Summary

AMD started FirePro D500 sales 18 January 2014. This is a desktop card based on 28 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at designers. 3 GB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 5.08 GHz are supplied, and together with 384 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 243.8 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is 2-slot card attached via PCIe 3.0 x16 interface. Its manufacturer default version has a length of 279 mm. No additional power connector is required, and power consumption is at 274 Watt.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 19.09 percent of a leader's which is AMD Radeon R9 390 X2.

General info

Of FirePro D500's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Code name
Tahiti
 
Type
Workstation
 
Release date
18 January 2014
 

Technical specs

FirePro D500's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of FirePro D500's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
1536
 
of 8192 (FirePro S9300 X2)
Core clock speed
725 MHz
 
Transistor count
4,313 million
 
of 21100
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
of 12
Power consumption (TDP)
274 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate
69.6
 
of 20896 (Tesla M10)
Floating-point performance
2,227 gflops
 

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on FirePro D500'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). For notebook video cards it's notebook size, connection slot and bus, if the video card is inserted into a slot instead of being soldered to the notebook motherboard.
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
Length
279 mm
 
Width
2-slot
 

Memory specs

Parameters of memory installed on FirePro D500: 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
 
Maximum RAM amount
3 GB
 
of 32 (Tesla M10)
Memory bus width
384 Bit
 
of 8192 (FirePro S9300 X2)
Memory clock speed
5080 MHz
 
Memory bandwidth
243.8 GB/s
 
of 11404 (GRID K1)

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on FirePro D500.
Display Connectors
6x mini-DisplayPort, 1x SDI
 

Video card benchmarks performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of FirePro D500. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
19.09
 
 

Mining hashrate

Cryptocurrency mining performance of FirePro D500. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
256 Mh/s
 
 

Game benchmarks (in FPS)

Let's see how good FirePro D500 is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS, while overall gaming performance is a number in 0-100 range, and the older the game, the less impact it has on the overall grade.
Overall gaming performance
12.53
 
 

Relative perfomance

Overall FirePro D500 performance compared to its nearest competitors. All GPU types participate.

NVIDIA equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to FirePro D500 from NVIDIA is Quadro P3000, which is faster by 76%.

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