AMD FirePro S10000 vs NVIDIA Tesla K20m

AMD FirePro S10000
NVIDIA Tesla K20m

General info

Comparison of FirePro S10000 and Tesla K20m architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
not rated
GCN 1.0
Code name
Release date
12 November 2012
5 January 2013
Launch price (MSRP)

Technical specs

FirePro S10000 and Tesla K20m's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of FirePro S10000 and Tesla K20m's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Core clock speed
825 MHz
706 MHz
Boost Clock
950 MHz
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Transistor count
4,313 million
7,080 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
750 Watt
225 Watt
Texture fill rate
106.4 GTexel / s
146.8 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
2x 3,405 gflops
3,524 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on FirePro S10000 and Tesla K20m 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
PCIe 3.0
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PCIe 3.0 x16
PCIe 2.0 x16
305 mm
267 mm
Form factor
Full Height / Full Length
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Supplementary power connectors
2x 8-pin
1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin


Parameters of memory installed on FirePro S10000 and Tesla K20m: 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
6 GB
5 GB
Memory bus width
384 Bit
320 Bit
Memory clock speed
5000 MHz
5200 MHz
Memory bandwidth
480 GB / s
208.0 GB / s

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on FirePro S10000 and Tesla K20m.
Display Connectors
1x DVI, 4x mini-DisplayPort
No outputs
Dual-link DVI support

API support

APIs supported by FirePro S10000 and Tesla K20m, sometimes including their particular versions.
12.0 (11_1)
12.0 (11_0)

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of FirePro S10000 and Tesla K20m. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
383 Mh/s
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Advantages of AMD FirePro S10000

Wider memory bus (384 vs 320 bit)
More pipelines (4096 vs 2496)
Higher memory bandwidth (480 vs 208 GB/s)

Advantages of NVIDIA Tesla K20m

Somewhat newer (5 January 2013 vs 12 November 2012)
Cheaper ($3199 vs $3599)
Less power hungry (225 vs 750 watts)

So, FirePro S10000 or Tesla K20m?

Technical City couldn't decide between AMD FirePro S10000 and NVIDIA Tesla K20m. We've got no test results to judge.
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