AMD FirePro W9100 vs Radeon Pro 580

AMD FirePro W9100
AMD Radeon Pro 580

General info

Comparison of FirePro W9100 and Radeon Pro 580 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
4.55
 
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Architecture
GCN 2.0
 
GCN 4.0
Code name
Hawaii
 
Polaris 20
Type
Workstation
 
Workstation
Release date
26 March 2014
 
5 June 2017
Price now
$2157
 
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Technical specs

FirePro W9100 and Radeon Pro 580's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of FirePro W9100 and Radeon Pro 580's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
2816
 
2304
Core clock speed
930 MHz
 
1100 MHz
Boost Clock
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1200 MHz
Transistor count
6,200 million
 
5,700 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
14 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
750 Watt
 
150 Watt
Texture fill rate
163.7 GTexel / s
 
172.8 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
5,238 gflops
 
6,175 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on FirePro W9100 and Radeon Pro 580 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
 
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Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
PCIe 3.0 x16
Length
275 mm
 
241 mm
Form factor
Full Height / Full Length
 
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Supplementary power connectors
1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin
 
None

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on FirePro W9100 and Radeon Pro 580: 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
16 GB
 
8 GB
Memory bus width
512 Bit
 
256 Bit
Memory clock speed
5000 MHz
 
6780 MHz
Memory bandwidth
320 GB / s
 
217.0 GB / s

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on FirePro W9100 and Radeon Pro 580.
Display Connectors
6x mini-DisplayPort, 1x S-Video
 
No outputs
StereoOutput3D
+
 
-
Dual-link DVI support
+
 
-
HD сomponent video output
+
 
-

API support

APIs supported by FirePro W9100 and Radeon Pro 580, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12.0 (12_0)
 
12.0 (12_0)
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.6

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of FirePro W9100 and Radeon Pro 580. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

FirePro W9100 36.56
Pro 580 36.58 +0.1%

Passmark

FirePro W9100 7750
Pro 580 7753 +0%

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of FirePro W9100 and Radeon Pro 580. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
590 Mh/s
 
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Gaming performance

Let's see how good FirePro W9100 and Radeon Pro 580 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of AMD FirePro W9100

Wider memory bus (512 vs 256 bit)
More pipelines (2816 vs 2304)
Higher memory bandwidth (320 vs 217 GB/s)
StereoOutput3D
DualLinkDVI
HDComponentVideoOutput

Advantages of AMD Radeon Pro 580

0.1% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (5 June 2017 vs 26 March 2014)
Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 28 nm)
Less power hungry (150 vs 750 watts)

So, FirePro W9100 or Pro 580?

Technical City couldn't decide between AMD FirePro W9100 and AMD Radeon Pro 580. The differences in performance seem too small.
Should you still have questions on choice between FirePro W9100 and Radeon Pro 580, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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