NVIDIA Quadro K1200 vs AMD FirePro S9000

NVIDIA Quadro K1200
AMD FirePro S9000

General info

Comparison of Quadro K1200 and FirePro S9000 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
not rated
Value for money (0-100)
16.46
 
n/d
Architecture
Maxwell
 
GCN 1.0
Code name
GM107
 
Tahiti
Type
Workstation
 
Workstation
Release date
28 January 2015
 
24 August 2012
Launch price (MSRP)
$321.97
 
$2,499
Price now
$320
 
n/d

Technical specs

Quadro K1200 and FirePro S9000's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Quadro K1200 and FirePro S9000's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
512
 
1792
Core clock speed
1058 MHz
 
900 MHz
Boost Clock
1124 MHz
 
n/d
Transistor count
1,870 million
 
4,313 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
45 Watt
 
350 Watt
Texture fill rate
35.97 GTexel / s
 
100.8 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
1,151 gflops
 
3,226 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Quadro K1200 and FirePro S9000 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
n/d
 
PCIe 3.0
Interface
PCIe 2.0 x16
 
PCIe 3.0 x16
Length
160 mm
 
267 mm
Width
1" (2.5 cm)
 
n/d
Form factor
n/d
 
Full Height / Full Length
Supplementary power connectors
None
 
1x 8-pin

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Quadro K1200 and FirePro S9000: 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
128 Bit
 
GDDR5
Maximum RAM amount
4 GB
 
6 GB
Memory bus width
128 Bit
 
384 Bit
Memory clock speed
5000 MHz
 
5500 MHz
Memory bandwidth
n/d
 
264 GB / s

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro K1200 and FirePro S9000.
Display Connectors
4x mini-DisplayPort
 
1x DisplayPort
Display Connectors
mDP mDP mDP mDP
 
n/d
Number of simultaneous displays
4
 
n/d
DisplayPort count
n/d
 
1
Dual-link DVI support
-
 
+

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Quadro K1200 and FirePro S9000. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
3D Vision Pro
+
 
n/d
Mosaic
+
 
n/d
nView Desktop Management
+
 
n/d

API support

APIs supported by Quadro K1200 and FirePro S9000, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12
 
12.0 (11_1)
Shader Model
5
 
n/d
OpenGL
4.5
 
4.6
Vulkan
+
 
-

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Quadro K1200 and FirePro S9000. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
132 Mh/s +43.5%
 
92 Mh/s −43.5%

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro K1200

Much newer (28 January 2015 vs 24 August 2012)
Cheaper ($321.97 vs $2499)
Less power hungry (45 vs 350 watts)
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)

Advantages of AMD FirePro S9000

Wider memory bus (384 vs 128 bit)
More pipelines (1792 vs 512)
DualLinkDVI

So, Quadro K1200 or FirePro S9000?

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