AMD FirePro W7000 vs NVIDIA Tesla K80

AMD FirePro W7000
NVIDIA Tesla K80

General info

Comparison of FirePro W7000 and Tesla K80 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
GCN 1.0
 
Kepler 2.0
Code name
Pitcairn
 
GK210
Type
Workstation
 
Workstation
Release date
13 June 2012
 
17 November 2014
Launch price (MSRP)
$899
 
n/d
Price now
$195
 
n/d

Technical specs

FirePro W7000 and Tesla K80'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 Tesla K80's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
1280
 
n/d
Core clock speed
950 MHz
 
562 MHz
Boost Clock
n/d
 
824 MHz
Transistor count
2,800 million
 
7,100 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
350 Watt
 
300 Watt
Texture fill rate
76 GTexel / s
 
n/d
Floating-point performance
2,432 gflops
 
n/d

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on FirePro W7000 and Tesla K80 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
 
n/d
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
PCIe 3.0 x16
Length
242 mm
 
267 mm
Form factor
Full Height / Full Length
 
n/d
Supplementary power connectors
1x 6-pin
 
1x 8-pin

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on FirePro W7000 and Tesla K80: 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
 
n/d
Maximum RAM amount
4 GB
 
n/d
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
n/d
Memory clock speed
4800 MHz
 
5012 MHz
Memory bandwidth
153.6 GB / s
 
n/d

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on FirePro W7000 and Tesla K80.
Display Connectors
4x DisplayPort
 
No outputs
StereoOutput3D
+
 
-
DisplayPort count
4
 
n/d
Dual-link DVI support
+
 
-

API support

APIs supported by FirePro W7000 and Tesla K80, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12.0 (11_1)
 
12.0 (11_1)
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.6

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of FirePro W7000 and Tesla K80. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
285 Mh/s +31.9%
 
216 Mh/s −31.9%
Ethereum / ETH (DaggerHashimoto)
6 Mh/s
 
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Gaming performance

Let's see how good FirePro W7000 and Tesla K80 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of AMD FirePro W7000

StereoOutput3D
Dual-link DVI support

Advantages of NVIDIA Tesla K80

Much newer (17 November 2014 vs 13 June 2012)
Less power hungry (300 vs 350 watts)

So, FirePro W7000 or Tesla K80?

Technical City couldn't decide between AMD FirePro W7000 and NVIDIA Tesla K80. We've got no test results to judge.
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