AMD FirePro W7000 vs W5100

AMD FirePro W7000
AMD FirePro W5100

General info

Comparison of FirePro W7000 and FirePro W5100 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
not rated
 
not rated
Architecture
GCN 1.0
 
GCN 2.0
Code name
Pitcairn
 
Bonaire
Type
Workstation
 
Workstation
Release date
13 June 2012
 
31 March 2014
Launch price (MSRP)
$899
 
n/d
Price now
$195
 
$360

Technical specs

FirePro W7000 and FirePro W5100's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of FirePro W7000 and FirePro W5100's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
1280
 
768
Core clock speed
950 MHz
 
930 MHz
Transistor count
2,800 million
 
2,080 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
350 Watt
 
50 Watt
Texture fill rate
76 GTexel / s
 
44.64 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
2,432 gflops
 
1,428 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on FirePro W7000 and FirePro W5100 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
 
PCIe 3.0
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
PCIe 3.0 x16
Length
242 mm
 
171 mm
Form factor
Full Height / Full Length
 
Full Height / Half Length
Supplementary power connectors
1x 6-pin
 
None

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on FirePro W7000 and FirePro W5100: 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
4 GB
 
4 GB
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
128 Bit
Memory clock speed
4800 MHz
 
6000 MHz
Memory bandwidth
153.6 GB / s
 
96 GB / s

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on FirePro W7000 and FirePro W5100.
Display Connectors
4x DisplayPort
 
4x DisplayPort
StereoOutput3D
+
 
+
DisplayPort count
4
 
4
Dual-link DVI support
+
 
+
HD сomponent video output
-
 
+

API support

APIs supported by FirePro W7000 and FirePro W5100, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12.0 (11_1)
 
12.0 (12_0)
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.6

Rendering quality tests

GFXBench render quality
4549 +1%
 
4502 −1%
GFXBench high precision render quality
4549 +1%
 
4502 −1%

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of FirePro W7000 and FirePro W5100. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
285 Mh/s +74.8%
 
163 Mh/s −74.8%
Ethereum / ETH (DaggerHashimoto)
6 Mh/s
 
n/d

Advantages of AMD FirePro W7000

Wider memory bus (256 vs 128 bit)
More pipelines (1280 vs 768)
Higher memory bandwidth (153.6 vs 96 GB/s)

Advantages of AMD FirePro W5100

Much newer (31 March 2014 vs 13 June 2012)
Less power hungry (50 vs 350 watts)
HD сomponent video output

So, FirePro W7000 or W5100?

Technical City couldn't decide between AMD FirePro W7000 and AMD FirePro W5100. We've got no test results to judge.
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