AMD FirePro W8100 vs D700

AMD FirePro W8100
AMD FirePro D700

General info

Comparison of FirePro W8100 and FirePro D700 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
not rated
 
not rated
Architecture
GCN 2.0
 
GCN 1.0
Code name
Hawaii
 
Tahiti
Type
Workstation
 
Workstation
Release date
23 June 2014
 
18 January 2014
Price now
$1122
 
n/d

Technical specs

FirePro W8100 and FirePro D700's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of FirePro W8100 and FirePro D700's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
2560
 
2048
Core clock speed
824 MHz
 
850 MHz
Transistor count
6,200 million
 
4,313 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
220 Watt
 
274 Watt
Texture fill rate
131.8 GTexel / s
 
108.8 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
4,219 gflops
 
3,482 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on FirePro W8100 and FirePro D700 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
279 mm
 
279 mm
Form factor
Full Height / Full Length
 
n/d
Supplementary power connectors
2x 6-pin
 
n/d

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on FirePro W8100 and FirePro D700: 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
8 GB
 
6 GB
Memory bus width
512 Bit
 
384 Bit
Memory clock speed
5000 MHz
 
5480 MHz
Memory bandwidth
320 GB / s
 
263.0 GB / s

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on FirePro W8100 and FirePro D700.
Display Connectors
4x DisplayPort, 1x SDI
 
6x mini-DisplayPort, 1x SDI
StereoOutput3D
+
 
-
DisplayPort count
4
 
n/d
Dual-link DVI support
+
 
-
HD сomponent video output
+
 
-

API support

APIs supported by FirePro W8100 and FirePro D700, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12.0 (12_0)
 
12.0 (11_1)
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.6

Rendering quality tests

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

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of FirePro W8100 and FirePro D700. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
466 Mh/s +15.3%
 
404 Mh/s −15.3%

Advantages of AMD FirePro W8100

Somewhat newer (23 June 2014 vs 18 January 2014)
Wider memory bus (512 vs 384 bit)
More pipelines (2560 vs 2048)
Higher memory bandwidth (320 vs 263 GB/s)
Less power hungry (220 vs 274 watts)
StereoOutput3D
Dual-link DVI support
HD сomponent video output

Advantages of AMD FirePro D700

We are unaware of any advantages of AMD FirePro D700 over AMD FirePro W8100.

So, FirePro W8100 or D700?

Technical City couldn't decide between AMD FirePro W8100 and AMD FirePro D700. We've got no test results to judge.
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