NVIDIA Quadro K1200 vs AMD FirePro S9000
Comparison of Quadro K1200 and FirePro S9000 architecture, market type and release date.
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.
Core clock speed
Manufacturing process technology
Power consumption (TDP)
Texture fill rate
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).
PCIe 2.0 x16
PCIe 3.0 x16
1" (2.5 cm)
full height / full length
Supplementary power connectors
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.
Maximum RAM amount
Memory bus width
Memory clock speed
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro K1200 and FirePro S9000. As a rule, this section is relevant only for desktop reference video cards, since for notebook ones the availability of certain video outputs depends on the laptop model.
mDP mDP mDP mDP
Number of simultaneous displays
Dual-link DVI support
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
nView Desktop Management
APIs supported by Quadro K1200 and FirePro S9000, sometimes including their particular versions.
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Quadro K1200 and FirePro S9000. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
Quadro K1200 13.62
FirePro S9000 23.38 +71.7%
Quadro K1200 2946
FirePro S9000 5059 +71.7%
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%
Let's see how good Quadro K1200 and FirePro S9000 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
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
71.7% faster (about 1.5 times) in synthetic tests
Wider memory bus (384 vs 128 bit)
More pipelines (1792 vs 512)
So, Quadro K1200 or FirePro S9000?
Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends AMD FirePro S9000.
Should you still have questions on choice between Quadro K1200 and FirePro S9000, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.