AMD FirePro W9000: specs and benchmarks

AMD FirePro W9000

Summary

AMD started FirePro W9000 sales 14 June 2012 at a recommended price of $3,999. This is GCN 1.0 architecture desktop card based on 28 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at designers. 6 GB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 5.5 GHz are supplied, and together with 384 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 264 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. One 6-pin and one 8-pin connectors are required, and power consumption is at 350 Watt.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 21.34 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA Quadro RTX 6000.

General info

Of FirePro W9000's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
GCN 1.0
 
Code name
Tahiti
 
Type
Workstation
 
Release date
14 June 2012
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$3,999
 
of 14999 (Quadro Plex 7000)

Technical specs

FirePro W9000's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of FirePro W9000's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
2048
 
Core clock speed
975 MHz
 
of 1620 (Quadro RTX 5000)
Transistor count
4,313 million
 
of 21100
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
Power consumption (TDP)
350 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate
124.8 GTexel / s
 
Floating-point performance
3,994 gflops
 
of 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on FirePro W9000's 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
 
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
Length
279 mm
 
Form factor
Full Height / Full Length
 
Supplementary power connectors
1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin
 

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on FirePro W9000: 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
6 GB
 
Memory bus width
384 Bit
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Memory clock speed
5500 MHz
 
of 14000
Memory bandwidth
264 GB / s
 
of 1024 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on FirePro W9000.
Display Connectors
6x mini-DisplayPort, 1x SDI
 
StereoOutput3D
+
 
Dual-link DVI support
+
 

API support

APIs supported by FirePro W9000, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12.0 (11_1)
 
OpenGL
4.5
 
of 4.6

Video card benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of FirePro W9000. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

21.34

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of FirePro W9000. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
460 Mh/s
 
 

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good FirePro W9000 is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS. Comparisons with system requirements are included, but remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.
Fortnite

Fortnite

2018
Fortnite

Official system requirements

FirePro W9000 performance compared to Fortnite official system requirements.

W9000
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

2017
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

Official system requirements

FirePro W9000 performance compared to Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) official system requirements.

W9000
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
Overwatch

Overwatch

2016
Overwatch

Official system requirements

FirePro W9000 performance compared to Overwatch official system requirements.

W9000
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
GTA V

GTA V

2015
GTA V

Official system requirements

FirePro W9000 performance compared to GTA V official system requirements.

W9000
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
Rainbow Six Siege

Rainbow Six Siege

2015
Rainbow Six Siege

Official system requirements

FirePro W9000 performance compared to Rainbow Six Siege official system requirements.

W9000
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

2014
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

Official system requirements

FirePro W9000 performance compared to Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft official system requirements.

W9000
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
Dota 2

Dota 2

2013
Dota 2

Official system requirements

FirePro W9000 performance compared to Dota 2 official system requirements.

W9000
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
Counter-Strike: GO

Counter-Strike: GO

2012
Counter-Strike: GO

Official system requirements

FirePro W9000 performance compared to Counter-Strike: GO official system requirements.

W9000
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
League of Legends

League of Legends

2009
League of Legends

Official system requirements

FirePro W9000 performance compared to League of Legends official system requirements.

W9000
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
Minecraft

Minecraft

2009
Minecraft

Official system requirements

FirePro W9000 performance compared to Minecraft official system requirements.

W9000
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

Relative perfomance

Overall FirePro W9000 performance compared to its nearest competitors. All GPU types participate.

NVIDIA equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to FirePro W9000 from NVIDIA is Quadro K4200, which is slower by 2% and lower by 2 positions in our rating.

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