AMD FirePro S9050: specs and benchmarks

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AMD FirePro S9050
FirePro S9050
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  • Interface PCIe 3.0 x16
  • Core clock speed 900 MHz
  • Max video memory 12 GB
  • Memory type GDDR5
  • Memory clock speed 5500 MHz
  • Maximum resolution
Year of release 2014
Performance 14.44
Graphics card Technical data and tests
AMD FirePro S9050
AMD FirePro S9050 AMD FirePro S9050

Summary

AMD started FirePro S9050 sales 7 August 2014. This is GCN 1.0 architecture desktop card based on 28 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at designers. 12 GB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 5.5 GHz are supplied, and together with 384 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 264.0 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is dual-slot card attached via PCIe 3.0 x16 interface. Its manufacturer default version has a length of 254 mm. 1x 8-pin power connector is required, and power consumption is at 225 Watt.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at

14.44%

percent of a leader's which is AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT.

General info

Of FirePro S9050's architecture, market segment and release date.

Place in performance rating291
Value for money (0-100)1.02
ArchitectureGCN 1.0
GPU code nameTahiti
Market segmentWorkstation
Release date7 August 2014 (7 years ago)
Price now$550 of 12215 (Quadro GV100)
Value for money (0-100)

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Technical specs

FirePro S9050's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU base clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of FirePro S9050's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.

Pipelines / CUDA cores1792of 10752 (GA102)
Core clock speed900 MHzof 2233 (Playstation 5 GPU)
Number of transistors4,313 millionof 14400 (GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile)
Manufacturing process technology28 nmof 5 (Apple M1 GPU)
Thermal design power (TDP)225 Wattof 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate100.8of 779.2 (Radeon RX 6900 XTX)
Floating-point performance3,226 gflopsof 2918.4 (GRID K340)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on FirePro S9050'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).

InterfacePCIe 3.0 x16
Length254 mm
Supplementary power connectors1x 8-pin

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on FirePro S9050: 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 typeGDDR5
Maximum RAM amount12 GBof 80 (A100 SXM4 80 GB)
Memory bus width384 Bitof 6144 (GRID A100A)
Memory clock speed5500 MHzof 19500 (GeForce RTX 3090)
Memory bandwidth264.0 GB/sof 1024 (Radeon VII)

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on FirePro S9050. As a rule, this section is relevant only for desktop reference video cards, since for notebook ones the availability of certain video outputs depends on the laptop model.

Display Connectors1x DisplayPort

API support

APIs supported by FirePro S9050, sometimes including their particular versions.

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

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmark performance of FirePro S9050. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.


Overall score

This is our combined benchmark performance rating. 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 S9050 14.44
  • Passmark

This is probably the most ubiquitous benchmark, part of Passmark PerformanceTest suite. It gives the graphics card a thorough evaluation under various 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.

FirePro S9050 3911

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good FirePro S9050 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.

Relative perfomance

Overall FirePro S9050 performance compared to nearest competitors among server video cards.


NVIDIA equivalent

The nearest FirePro S9050's NVIDIA equivalent is Quadro K5000, which is faster by 1% and higher by 2 positions in our rating.

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User rating

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