FirePro M5100: specs and benchmarks

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Aggregate performance score

FirePro M5100 provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 5.44% of a leader's which is GeForce RTX 4090.

Summary

AMD started FirePro M5100 sales 1 October 2013. This is a GCN architecture notebook card based on 28 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at designers. 2 GB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 4.5 GHz are supplied, and together with 128 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 72 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is card attached via MXM-A (3.0) interface.

Primary details

Some basic facts about FirePro M5100: architecture, market segment, release date etc.

Place in performance ranking576
Place by popularitynot in top-100
Cost-effectiveness evaluation2.98
ArchitectureGCN (2011−2017)
GPU code nameVenus
Market segmentMobile workstation
Release date1 October 2013 (10 years ago)
Current price$105 of 168889 (A100 PCIe 80 GB)

Cost-effectiveness evaluation

Performance to price ratio. The higher, the better.

Detailed specifications

FirePro M5100's specs such as number of shaders, GPU base clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of FirePro M5100's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.

Pipelines / CUDA cores640of 20480 (Data Center GPU Max NEXT)
Core clock speed725 MHzof 2610 (Radeon RX 6500 XT)
Boost clock speed775 MHzof 3599 (Radeon RX 7990 XTX)
Number of transistors1,500 millionof 14400 (GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile)
Manufacturing process technology28 nmof 4 (H100 PCIe)
Texture fill rate31.00of 969.9 (H100 SXM5 96 GB)
Floating-point performance992.0 gflopsof 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Form factor & compatibility

Information on FirePro M5100's compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. 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.

Laptop sizemedium sized
InterfaceMXM-A (3.0)

VRAM capacity and type

Parameters of memory installed on FirePro M5100: 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 amount2 GBof 192 (Radeon Instinct MI300X)
Memory bus width128 Bitof 8192 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)
Memory clock speed4500 MHzof 23000 (GeForce RTX 4080 SUPER)
Memory bandwidth72 GB/sof 3276 (Aldebaran)
Shared memory-

Connectivity and outputs

Types and number of video connectors present on FirePro M5100. 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 ConnectorsNo outputs

API compatibility

APIs supported by FirePro M5100, sometimes including their particular versions.

DirectX12 (11_1)
Shader Model5.1
OpenGL4.6
OpenCL1.2
Vulkan1.2.131

Benchmark performance

Synthetic benchmark performance of FirePro M5100. The combined score is measured on a 0-100 point scale.


Combined synthetic benchmark score

This is our combined benchmark performance score. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.

FirePro M5100 5.44

Passmark

This is the most ubiquitous GPU benchmark, part of Passmark PerformanceTest suite. It gives the graphics card a thorough evaluation under various types of load, providing four separate benchmarks for Direct3D versions 9, 10, 11 and 12 (the last being done in 4K resolution if possible), and few more tests engaging DirectCompute capabilities.

Benchmark coverage: 25%

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3DMark 11 Performance GPU

3DMark 11 is an obsolete DirectX 11 benchmark by Futuremark. It used four tests based on two scenes, one being few submarines exploring the submerged wreck of a sunken ship, the other is an abandoned temple deep in the jungle. All the tests are heavy with volumetric lighting and tessellation, and despite being done in 1280x720 resolution, are relatively taxing. Discontinued in January 2020, 3DMark 11 is now superseded by Time Spy.

Benchmark coverage: 17%

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3DMark Vantage Performance

3DMark Vantage is an outdated DirectX 10 benchmark using 1280x1024 screen resolution. It taxes the graphics card with two scenes, one depicting a girl escaping some militarized base located within a sea cave, the other displaying a space fleet attack on a defenseless planet. It was discontinued in April 2017, and Time Spy benchmark is now recommended to be used instead.

Benchmark coverage: 17%

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3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

Fire Strike is a DirectX 11 benchmark for gaming PCs. It features two separate tests displaying a fight between a humanoid and a fiery creature made of lava. Using 1920x1080 resolution, Fire Strike shows off some realistic graphics and is quite taxing on hardware.

Benchmark coverage: 14%

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3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

Cloud Gate is an outdated DirectX 11 feature level 10 benchmark that was used for home PCs and basic notebooks. It displays a few scenes of some weird space teleportation device launching spaceships into unknown, using fixed resolution of 1280x720. Just like Ice Storm benchmark, it has been discontinued in January 2020 and replaced by 3DMark Night Raid.

Benchmark coverage: 14%

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GeekBench 5 OpenCL

Geekbench 5 is a widespread graphics card benchmark combined from 11 different test scenarios. All these scenarios rely on direct usage of GPU's processing power, no 3D rendering is involved. This variation uses OpenCL API by Khronos Group.

Benchmark coverage: 9%

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GeekBench 5 Vulkan

Geekbench 5 is a widespread graphics card benchmark combined from 11 different test scenarios. All these scenarios rely on direct usage of GPU's processing power, no 3D rendering is involved. This variation uses Vulkan API by AMD & Khronos Group.

Benchmark coverage: 5%

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Unigine Heaven 3.0

This is an old DirectX 11 benchmark using Unigine, a 3D game engine by eponymous Russian company. It displays a fantasy medieval town sprawling over several flying islands. Version 3.0 was released in 2012, and in 2013 it was superseded by Heaven 4.0, which introduced several slight improvements, including a newer version of Unigine.

Benchmark coverage: 4%

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SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 maya-04

Benchmark coverage: 3%

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SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 sw-03

Benchmark coverage: 3%

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SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 snx-02

Benchmark coverage: 3%

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SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 catia-04

Benchmark coverage: 3%

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SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 creo-01

Benchmark coverage: 3%

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SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 medical-01

Benchmark coverage: 3%

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SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 showcase-01

Benchmark coverage: 3%

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SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 energy-01

Benchmark coverage: 3%

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SPECviewperf 12 - Showcase

Benchmark coverage: 2%

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SPECviewperf 12 - Maya

This part of SPECviewperf 12 workstation benchmark uses Autodesk Maya 13 engine to render a superhero energy plant static scene consisting of more than 700 thousand polygons, in six different modes.

Benchmark coverage: 2%

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SPECviewperf 12 - Catia

Benchmark coverage: 2%

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SPECviewperf 12 - Solidworks

Benchmark coverage: 2%

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SPECviewperf 12 - Siemens NX

Benchmark coverage: 2%

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SPECviewperf 12 - Creo

Benchmark coverage: 2%

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SPECviewperf 12 - Medical

Benchmark coverage: 2%

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SPECviewperf 12 - Energy

Benchmark coverage: 2%

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Gaming performance

Let's see how good FirePro M5100 is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in frames per second. Comparisons with game system requirements are included, but remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect reality inaccurately.

Average FPS across all PC games

Here are the average frames per second in a large set of popular modern games across different resolutions:

Full HD32

FPS performance in popular games

Full HD
Low Preset

Cyberpunk 2077 9−10

Full HD
Medium Preset

Assassin's Creed Odyssey 10−11
Assassin's Creed Valhalla 5−6
Battlefield 5 14−16
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 12−14
Cyberpunk 2077 9−10
Far Cry 5 18−20
Far Cry New Dawn 12−14
Forza Horizon 4 18−20
Hitman 3 12−14
Horizon Zero Dawn 21−24
Metro Exodus 12−14
Red Dead Redemption 2 14−16
Shadow of the Tomb Raider 16−18
Watch Dogs: Legion 8−9

Full HD
High Preset

Assassin's Creed Odyssey 10−11
Assassin's Creed Valhalla 5−6
Battlefield 5 14−16
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 12−14
Cyberpunk 2077 9−10
Far Cry 5 18−20
Far Cry New Dawn 12−14
Forza Horizon 4 18−20
Hitman 3 12−14
Horizon Zero Dawn 21−24
Metro Exodus 12−14
Red Dead Redemption 2 14−16
Shadow of the Tomb Raider 16−18
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt 10−12
Watch Dogs: Legion 8−9

Full HD
Ultra Preset

Assassin's Creed Odyssey 10−11
Assassin's Creed Valhalla 5−6
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 12−14
Cyberpunk 2077 9−10
Far Cry 5 18−20
Forza Horizon 4 18−20
Horizon Zero Dawn 21−24
Metro Exodus 12−14
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt 10−12
Watch Dogs: Legion 8−9

Full HD
Epic Preset

Red Dead Redemption 2 14−16

1440p
High Preset

Battlefield 5 10−11
Far Cry New Dawn 8−9
Hitman 3 5−6
Red Dead Redemption 2 3−4

1440p
Ultra Preset

Assassin's Creed Odyssey 4−5
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 7−8
Cyberpunk 2077 2−3
Far Cry 5 8−9
Forza Horizon 4 9−10
Horizon Zero Dawn 12−14
Metro Exodus 4−5
Shadow of the Tomb Raider 0−1
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt 5−6
Watch Dogs: Legion 2−3

4K
High Preset

Far Cry 5 14−16
Far Cry New Dawn 3−4
Hitman 3 2−3
Horizon Zero Dawn 6−7
Shadow of the Tomb Raider 2−3
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt 1−2

4K
Ultra Preset

Assassin's Creed Odyssey 3−4
Assassin's Creed Valhalla 2−3
Battlefield 5 0−1
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2−3
Cyberpunk 2077 0−1
Forza Horizon 4 5−6
Horizon Zero Dawn 6−7
Metro Exodus 7−8
Watch Dogs: Legion 1−2

4K
Epic Preset

Red Dead Redemption 2 6−7

Closest competitors

FirePro M5100's performance relative to its closest rivals among mobile workstation graphics cards.


Quadro M600M 103.49
FirePro M6100 100.92
FirePro M5100 100
Quadro P520 99.63
Quadro 5000M 97.98

NVIDIA equivalent

According to our data, the closest NVIDIA alternative to FirePro M5100 is Quadro P520, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 1 position in our ranking.

Here are some closest NVIDIA rivals to FirePro M5100:

Quadro K4100M 130.88
Quadro K3100M 107.72
Quadro M600M 103.49
FirePro M5100 100
Quadro P520 99.63
Quadro 5000M 97.98

Similar GPUs

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Recommended processors

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Community ratings

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