AMD FirePro V5900: specs and benchmarks

AMD FirePro V5900

Summary

AMD started FirePro V5900 sales 24 May 2011. This is TeraScale 3 architecture desktop card based on 40 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at designers. 2 GB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 4 GHz are supplied, and together with 256 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 128.0 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is 1-slot card attached via PCIe 2.0 x16 interface. Its manufacturer default version has a length of 230 mm. No additional power connector is required, and power consumption is at 75 Watt.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 4.63 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti.

General info

Of FirePro V5900's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
TeraScale 3
 
Code name
Cayman
 
Type
Workstation
 
Release date
24 May 2011
 

Technical specs

FirePro V5900's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of FirePro V5900's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
512
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Core clock speed
600 MHz
 
Transistor count
2,640 million
 
of 21100
Manufacturing process technology
40 nm
 
Power consumption (TDP)
75 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate
19.20
 
of 512 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Floating-point performance
614.4 gflops
 
of 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on FirePro V5900'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).
Interface
PCIe 2.0 x16
 
Length
230 mm
 
Supplementary power connectors
None
 

Memory specs

Parameters of memory installed on FirePro V5900: 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
2 GB
 
of 32
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Memory clock speed
4000 MHz
 
of 14000
Memory bandwidth
128.0 GB/s
 
of 1024 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on FirePro V5900.
Display Connectors
1x DVI
 

API support

APIs supported by FirePro V5900, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
11.0
 
OpenGL
4.3
 
of 4.6

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of FirePro V5900. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
66 Mh/s
 
 

Relative perfomance

Overall FirePro V5900 performance compared to its nearest competitors. All GPU types participate.

NVIDIA equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to FirePro V5900 from NVIDIA is Quadro FX 3800, which is slower by 3% and lower by 7 positions in our rating.

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