AMD FirePro W7100 vs NVIDIA Quadro RTX 3000 Mobile

Price now 681$
Games supported 82%
AMD FirePro W7100
FirePro W7100
  • Interface PCIe 3.0 x16
  • Core clock speed 920 MHz
  • Max video memory 8192 MB
  • Memory type GDDR5
  • Memory clock speed 5000 MHz
  • Maximum resolution 4096x2160
NVIDIA Quadro RTX 3000 Mobile
NVIDIA Quadro RTX 3000 Mobile
  • Interface PCIe 3.0 x16
  • Core clock speed 945
  • Max video memory 6144 MB
  • Memory type GDDR6
  • Memory clock speed 14000
  • Maximum resolution
Price now 2393$
Games supported 100%
Graphics card Graphics card AMD FirePro W7100 vs NVIDIA Quadro RTX 3000 Mobile

General info

Comparison of graphics card architecture, market segment, value for money and other general parameters.

Place in performance rating23120
Value for money7.2616.05
ArchitectureGCN 3.0Turing
GPU code nameTongaN19E-Q1
Market segmentWorkstationMobile workstation
Release date12 August 2014 (7 years ago)27 May 2019 (2 years ago)
Price now$681 $2393
Value for money

To get the index we compare the characteristics of video cards and their relative prices.

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Technical specs

General performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core base clock and boost clock speeds, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their benchmark and gaming test results. Note that power consumption of some graphics cards can well exceed their nominal TDP, especially when overclocked.

Pipelines / CUDA cores17921920
Core clock speed920 MHz945 MHz
Boost clock speedno data1380 MHz
Number of transistors5,000 million10,800 million
Manufacturing process technology28 nm12 nm
Thermal design power (TDP)400 Watt80 Watt
Texture fill rate103.0198.7
Floating-point performance3,297 gflopsno data

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on FirePro W7100 and Quadro RTX 3000 Mobile 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). 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 sizeno datalarge
Bus supportPCIe 3.0no data
InterfacePCIe 3.0 x16PCIe 3.0 x16
Length241 mmno data
Form factorfull height / full lengthno data
Supplementary power connectors1x 6-pinno data


Parameters of memory installed: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors have no dedicated VRAM and use a shared part of system RAM.

Memory typeGDDR5GDDR6
Maximum RAM amount8 GB6 GB
Memory bus width256 Bit192 Bit
Memory clock speed5000 MHz14000 MHz
Memory bandwidth160 GB/s448.0 GB/s
Shared memoryno data-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on the reviewed GPUs. As a rule, data in this section is precise only for desktop reference ones (so-called Founders Edition for NVIDIA chips). OEM manufacturers may change the number and type of output ports, while for notebook cards availability of certain video outputs ports depends on the laptop model rather than on the card itself.

Display Connectors4x DisplayPortNo outputs
G-SYNC supportno data+
StereoOutput3D1no data
DisplayPort count4no data
Dual-link DVI support1no data
HD сomponent video output1no data


Supported technological solutions. This information will prove useful if you need some particular technology for your purposes.

VR Readyno data+

API support

APIs supported, including particular versions of those APIs.

DirectX12 (12_0)12 Ultimate (12_1)
Shader Model6.36.5
CUDAno data7.5

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmark performance comparison. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall score

This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.

FirePro W7100 21.72
RTX 3000 Mobile 72.17
  • Passmark

This is probably the most ubiquitous benchmark, part of Passmark PerformanceTest suite. It gives the graphics card a thorough evaluation under various load, providing four separate benchmarks for Direct3D versions 9, 10, 11 and 12 (the last being done in 4K resolution if possible), and few more tests engaging DirectCompute capabilities.

FirePro W7100 5794
RTX 3000 Mobile 10116

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of FirePro W7100 and Quadro RTX 3000 Mobile. Usually measured in megahashes per second.

Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256) 362 Mh/s no data

Gaming performance

Let's see how good the compared graphics cards are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Here are the average frames per second in a large set of popular games across different resolutions:

1080pno data93
4Kno data88

Advantages and disadvantages

Performance rating 21.72 72.17
Novelty 12 August 2014 27 May 2019
Memory bus width 256 192
Pipelines / CUDA cores 1792 1920
Memory bandwidth 160 448
Chip lithography 28 12
Thermal design power (TDP) 400 80

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends

NVIDIA Quadro RTX 3000 Mobile
NVIDIA Quadro RTX 3000 Mobile

since it shows better performance.

Be aware that FirePro W7100 is a workstation card while Quadro RTX 3000 Mobile is a mobile workstation one.

Should you still have questions concerning choice between the reviewed GPUs, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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Competitors of FirePro W7100 by NVIDIA

The nearest FirePro W7100's NVIDIA equivalent is Quadro K5200, which is faster by 2% and higher by 6 positions in our rating.

NVIDIA Quadro K5200 Quadro K5200

Here are some closest NVIDIA rivals to FirePro W7100:

Competitors of Quadro RTX 3000 Mobile by AMD

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Quadro RTX 3000 Mobile from AMD is Radeon Pro 5600M, which is slower by 46% and lower by 96 positions in our rating.

AMD Radeon Pro 5600M Radeon Pro 5600M

Here are some closest AMD rivals to Quadro RTX 3000 Mobile:

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User rating

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13 ratings
AMD FirePro W7100
AMD FirePro W7100
94 ratings
NVIDIA Quadro RTX 3000 Mobile
NVIDIA Quadro RTX 3000 Mobile

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