AMD FirePro D500: specs and benchmarks

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AMD FirePro D500
FirePro D500
  • Interface PCIe 3.0 x16
  • Core clock speed 725 MHz
  • Max video memory 3 GB
  • Memory type GDDR5
  • Memory clock speed 5080 MHz
  • Maximum resolution
Year of release 2014


AMD started FirePro D500 sales 18 January 2014. This is GCN 1.0 architecture 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 dual-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.

We have no data on FirePro D500 benchmark results.

General info

Some basic facts about FirePro D500: architecture, market segment, release date etc.

Place in performance ratingnot rated
ArchitectureGCN 1.0 (2012−2020)
GPU code nameTahiti
Market segmentWorkstation
Release date18 January 2014 (8 years ago)
Current price$640 of 49999 (A100 SXM4)

Technical specs

FirePro D500's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU base 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 / CUDA cores1536of 18432 (AD102)
Core clock speed725 MHzof 2610 (Radeon RX 6500 XT)
Number of transistors4,313 millionof 14400 (GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile)
Manufacturing process technology28 nmof 4 (GeForce RTX 4080 Ti)
Thermal design power (TDP)274 Wattof 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate69.60of 959.6 (Radeon RX 7900 XTX)
Floating-point performance2,227 gflopsof 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

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 graphics cards it's interface and bus (motherboard compatibility), additional power connectors (power supply compatibility).

InterfacePCIe 3.0 x16
Length279 mm


Parameters of memory installed on FirePro D500: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors have no dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM instead.

Memory typeGDDR5
Maximum RAM amount3 GBof 128 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)
Memory bus width384 Bitof 8192 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)
Memory clock speed5080 MHzof 22400 (GeForce RTX 4080)
Memory bandwidth243.8 GB/sof 14400 (Radeon R7 M260)

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on FirePro D500. As a rule, this section is relevant only for desktop reference graphics cards, since for notebook ones the availability of certain video outputs depends on the laptop model, while non-reference desktop models can (though not necessarily will) bear a different set of video ports.

Display Connectors6x mini-DisplayPort, 1x SDI

API support

APIs supported by FirePro D500, sometimes including their particular versions.

DirectX12 (11_1)
Shader Model5.1

Benchmark performance

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

We have no data on FirePro D500 benchmark results.

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of FirePro D500. Usually measured in megahashes per second.

Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256) 256 Mh/s  

NVIDIA equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to FirePro D500 from NVIDIA is GRID M6-8Q.


Similar GPUs

Here is our recommendation of several graphics cards that are more or less close in performance to the one reviewed.

NVIDIA Quadro K5000 Quadro K5000
NVIDIA Quadro K4200 Quadro K4200
AMD Radeon Pro WX 4100 Radeon Pro WX 4100
NVIDIA Quadro M4000 Quadro M4000

Recommended processors

These processors are most commonly used with FirePro D500 according to our statistics.

User rating

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