AMD FirePro W8000 technical specs and benchmarks

AMD FirePro W8000

Summary

AMD started FirePro W8000 sales 14 June 2012 at a recommended price of 1,599 USD. This is a GCN 1.0 architecture desktop card based on 28 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at designers. 4096 GB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 5.5 GHz are supplied, and together with 256 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 176 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is 2-slot card attached via PCIe 3.0 x16 interface. Its manufacturer default version has a length of 279 mm. An additional 2 6-pin power connectors are required, and power consumption is at 350 Watt.

It provides good gaming and benchmark performance at 27.40 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA TITAN Xp.

General info

Info on video card type (desktop or notebook), its architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
GCN 1.0
 
Code name
Tahiti
 
Type
Workstation
 
Release date
14 June 2012
 
Launch price (MSRP)
1,599 USD
 
of 14999 (Quadro Plex 7000)

Technical specs

Quantitative parameters such as shaders number, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly say of video card performance, but to be more precise you have to review it's benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
1792
 
of 8192 (FirePro S9300 X2)
Core clock speed
900 MHz
 
of 1607
Transistor count
4,313 million
 
of 21100 (Tesla V100 PCIe)
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
Power consumption (TDP)
350 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate
100.8
 
of 512 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Floating-point performance
3,226 gflops
 
of 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on video card 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 the slot instead of being soldered to the notebook motherboard.
Bus support
PCIe 3.0
 
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
Length
279 mm
 
Width
2-slot
 
Form factor
full height / full length
 
Supplementary power connectors
2x 6-pin
 

Memory specs

Parameters of memory installed on the video card - type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. 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
 
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
of 8192 (FirePro S9300 X2)
Memory clock speed
5500 MHz
 
of 11408 (TITAN Xp)
Memory bandwidth
176 GB/s
 
of 1024 (FirePro S9300 X2)

Video outputs and ports

Video connectors present on the video card. Mostly actual for desktop video cards since notebook ones' available video connectors vastly depend on the notebook model.
Display Connectors
4x DisplayPort, 1x SDI
 
StereoOutput3D
+
 
DisplayPort count
4
 
Dual-link DVI support
+
 

Video card benchmarks performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
27.40
 
 

Mining hashrate

Video card cryptocurrency mining capabilities. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
391 Mh/s
 
 

Relative perfomance

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