AMD FirePro W4100 vs NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660

AMD FirePro W4100
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660

General info

Comparison of FirePro W4100 and GeForce GTX 1660 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
Value for money (0-100)
GCN 1.0
Code name
Cape Verde
Release date
13 August 2014
14 March 2019
Launch price (MSRP)
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Technical specs

FirePro W4100 and GeForce GTX 1660's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of FirePro W4100 and GeForce GTX 1660's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Core clock speed
630 MHz
1530 MHz
Boost Clock
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1785 MHz
Transistor count
1,500 million
6,600 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
12 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
50 Watt
120 Watt
Texture fill rate
Floating-point performance
645.1 gflops
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Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on FirePro W4100 and GeForce GTX 1660 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 3.0 x16
171 mm
229 mm
Form factor
low profile / half length
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Supplementary power connectors
1x 8-pin


Parameters of memory installed on FirePro W4100 and GeForce GTX 1660: 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
2 GB
6 GB
Memory bus width
128 Bit
192 Bit
Memory clock speed
4000 MHz
8004 MHz
Memory bandwidth
72 GB/s
192.1 GB/s
Shared memory

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on FirePro W4100 and GeForce GTX 1660.
Display Connectors
4x mini-DisplayPort
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort
Dual-link DVI support


Technological solutions and APIs supported by FirePro W4100 and GeForce GTX 1660. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
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API support

APIs supported by FirePro W4100 and GeForce GTX 1660, sometimes including their particular versions.
12 (11_1)
12 (12_1)

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of FirePro W4100 and GeForce GTX 1660. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

FirePro W4100 3.01
GTX 1660 52.71 +1651.2%

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

FirePro W4100 12657
GTX 1660 79435 +527.6%

3DMark Fire Strike Score

FirePro W4100 1594
GTX 1660 12629 +692.3%

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

FirePro W4100 1665
GTX 1660 13847 +731.7%


FirePro W4100 1448
GTX 1660 11362 +684.7%

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of FirePro W4100 and GeForce GTX 1660. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
79 Mh/s
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Gaming performance

Let's see how good FirePro W4100 and GeForce GTX 1660 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of AMD FirePro W4100

Less power hungry (50 vs 120 watts)
App Acceleration
AMD PowerTune technology
AMD ZeroCore Power technology
PCI Express 3.0 x16
max. 4 Displays
AMD App Acceleration

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660

1651.2% faster (about 17.5 times) in synthetic tests
Much newer (14 March 2019 vs 13 August 2014)
Wider memory bus (192 vs 128 bit)
More pipelines (1408 vs 512)
Higher memory bandwidth (192.1 vs 72 GB/s)
Finer manufacturing process technology (12 vs 28 nm)

So, FirePro W4100 or GTX 1660?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660.
Be aware that FirePro W4100 is a workstation card while GeForce GTX 1660 is a desktop one.
Should you still have questions on choice between FirePro W4100 and GeForce GTX 1660, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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