AMD FirePro W5130M vs NVIDIA Quadro K2100M

AMD FirePro W5130M
NVIDIA Quadro K2100M

General info

Comparison of FirePro W5130M and Quadro K2100M architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
n/d
 
6.80
Architecture
GCN 1.0
 
Kepler
Code name
Tropo
 
GK106
Type
Mobile workstation
 
Mobile workstation
Release date
2 October 2015
 
23 July 2013
Launch price (MSRP)
n/d
 
$84.95
Price now
n/d
 
$160

Technical specs

FirePro W5130M and Quadro K2100M's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of FirePro W5130M and Quadro K2100M's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
512
 
576
Core clock speed
900 MHz
 
667 MHz
Boost Clock
925 MHz
 
n/d
Transistor count
1,500 million
 
2,540 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
n/d
 
55 Watt
Texture fill rate
29.6 GTexel / s
 
32.02 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
947.2 gflops
 
768.4 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on FirePro W5130M and Quadro K2100M 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 size
medium sized
 
medium sized
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
MXM-A (3.0)

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on FirePro W5130M and Quadro K2100M: 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
 
GDDR5
Maximum RAM amount
2 GB
 
2 GB
Memory bus width
128 Bit
 
128 Bit
Memory clock speed
4000 MHz
 
3008 MHz
Memory bandwidth
64 GB / s
 
48.0 GB / s
Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on FirePro W5130M and Quadro K2100M.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
No outputs
Display Port
n/d
 
1.2

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by FirePro W5130M and Quadro K2100M. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
AppAcceleration
+
 
-
Enduro
+
 
-
3D Vision Pro
n/d
 
+
Mosaic
n/d
 
+
nView Display Management
n/d
 
+
Optimus
n/d
 
+
Eyefinity
+
 
n/d

API support

APIs supported by FirePro W5130M and Quadro K2100M, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12.0 (11_1)
 
12
Shader Model
n/d
 
5
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.5
Vulkan
+
 
+

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of FirePro W5130M and Quadro K2100M. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

W5130M 7.77 +122%
K2100M 3.50

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

W5130M 14381 +21.5%
K2100M 11835

3DMark Fire Strike Score

W5130M 1997 +28.6%
K2100M 1553

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

W5130M 2110 +31.4%
K2100M 1606

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

W5130M 3106 +29.7%
K2100M 2394

Rendering quality tests

GFXBench high precision render quality
3827 −18.7%
 
4541 +18.7%

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of FirePro W5130M and Quadro K2100M. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
n/d
 
38 Mh/s

Gaming performance

Let's see how good FirePro W5130M and Quadro K2100M are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of AMD FirePro W5130M

122% faster (about 2 times) in synthetic tests
Much newer (2 October 2015 vs 23 July 2013)
Higher memory bandwidth (64 vs 48 GB/s)
DirectX 12
OpenCL 1.2 (Open Computing Language - an API for GPU usage in arbitrary calculations, e.g. for physics simulation)
OpenGL 4.3 (Open Graphics Library - an API for 3D graphics and GPUs usage)
Mantle (an API developed by AMD for 3D graphics acceleration. Discontinued and later superceded by Vulkan)
Eyefinity (allows using several displays with an AMD GPU)
Enduro (saves battery charge by automatically switching between an integrated and discrete AMD GPU depending on workload. Similar to NVIDIA Optimus)
App Acceleration
HD3D
AppAcceleration

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro K2100M

More pipelines (576 vs 512)

So, FirePro W5130M or Quadro K2100M?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends AMD FirePro W5130M.
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