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 good gaming and benchmark performance at 31.98 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA TITAN V.

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
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Core clock speed
975 MHz
 
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
 
of 512 (Radeon Pro Duo)
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 specs

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
 
of 32
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
 
OpenGL
4.6
 

Mining hashrates

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

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 K5200, which is faster by 1% and higher by 2 positions in our rating.

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