AMD FirePro W7170M: specs and benchmarks

AMD FirePro W7170M

Summary

AMD started FirePro W7170M sales 2 October 2015. This is GCN 3.0 architecture notebook card based on 28 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at designers. 4 GB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 5 GHz are supplied, and together with 256 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 160.0 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is card attached via PCIe 3.0 x16 interface. Power consumption is at 100 Watt.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 20.76 percent of a leader's which is AMD Radeon R9 390 X2.

General info

Of FirePro W7170M's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
GCN 3.0
 
Code name
Amethyst
 
Type
Mobile workstation
 
Release date
2 October 2015
 

Technical specs

FirePro W7170M's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of FirePro W7170M's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
2048
 
of 8192 (FirePro S9300 X2)
Core clock speed
723 MHz
 
Transistor count
5,000 million
 
of 21100
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
of 12
Power consumption (TDP)
100 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate
92.54
 
of 512 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Floating-point performance
2,961 gflops
 
of 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on FirePro W7170M's 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
large
 
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
Supplementary power connectors
None
 

Memory specs

Parameters of memory installed on FirePro W7170M: 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
 
Maximum RAM amount
4 GB
 
of 32
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
of 8192 (FirePro S9300 X2)
Memory clock speed
5000 MHz
 
Memory bandwidth
160.0 GB/s
 
of 1024 (FirePro S9300 X2)
Shared memory
-
 

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on FirePro W7170M.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by FirePro W7170M. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
AppAcceleration
+
 
Enduro
+
 
Eyefinity
+
 

API support

APIs supported by FirePro W7170M, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 (FL 12_0)
 
Vulkan
1.1.0.1
 

Video card benchmarks performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of FirePro W7170M. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
20.44
 
 
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
43124.00
 
 
3DMark Fire Strike Score
6180.00
 
 
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
6935.00
 
 
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
9708.00
 
 
3DMark Vantage Performance
26345.00
 
 
Unigine Heaven 3.0
76.90
 
 

Game benchmarks (in FPS)

Let's see how good FirePro W7170M is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS, while overall gaming performance is a number in 0-100 range, and the older the game, the less impact it has on the overall grade.
Overall gaming performance
0.12
 
 
Games can run, %
At minimum settings
98.06
At recommended settings
90.65
Games benchmarked by notebookcheck.net
The Witcher 3 (2015)
low / 768p
97.00
 
medium / 768p
72.00
 
high / 1080p
31.00
 
ultra / 1080p
23.00
 
Tomb Raider (2013)
low / 768p
375.00
 
medium / 768p
224.00
 
high / 768p
167.00
 
ultra / 1080p
51.00
 

Relative perfomance

Overall FirePro W7170M performance compared to its nearest competitors. All GPU types participate.

NVIDIA equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to FirePro W7170M from NVIDIA is Quadro P600, which is slower by 4% and lower by 8 positions in our rating.

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