AMD FirePro W8100 vs NVIDIA GRID M60-2Q
Comparison of FirePro W8100 and GRID M60-2Q architecture, market type and release date.
FirePro W8100 and GRID M60-2Q'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 GRID M60-2Q's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Core clock speed
Manufacturing process technology
Power consumption (TDP)
Texture fill rate
131.8 GTexel / s
150.8 GTexel / s
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on FirePro W8100 and GRID M60-2Q 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).
PCIe 3.0 x16
PCIe 3.0 x16
Full Height / Full Length
Supplementary power connectors
Parameters of memory installed on FirePro W8100 and GRID M60-2Q: 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.
Maximum RAM amount
Memory bus width
Memory clock speed
320 GB / s
160.4 GB / s
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on FirePro W8100 and GRID M60-2Q.
4x DisplayPort, 1x SDI
Dual-link DVI support
HD сomponent video output
APIs supported by FirePro W8100 and GRID M60-2Q, sometimes including their particular versions.
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of FirePro W8100 and GRID M60-2Q. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
FirePro W8100 32.27 +9.8%
GRID M60-2Q 29.39
FirePro W8100 6085 +3.1%
GRID M60-2Q 5904
Rendering quality tests
GFXBench render quality
GFXBench high precision render quality
Cryptocurrency mining performance of FirePro W8100 and GRID M60-2Q. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
Let's see how good FirePro W8100 and GRID M60-2Q are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of AMD FirePro W8100
9.8% faster in synthetic tests
Wider memory bus (512 vs 256 bit)
More pipelines (2560 vs 2048)
Higher memory bandwidth (320 vs 160.4 GB/s)
Less power hungry (220 vs 225 watts)
Advantages of NVIDIA GRID M60-2Q
Much newer (30 August 2015 vs 23 June 2014)
So, FirePro W8100 or GRID M60-2Q?
Technical City couldn't decide between AMD FirePro W8100 and NVIDIA GRID M60-2Q. The differences in performance seem too small.
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