NVIDIA Quadro M2000 vs AMD FirePro W5100

NVIDIA Quadro M2000
AMD FirePro W5100

General info

Comparison of Quadro M2000 and FirePro W5100 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
10.45
 
n/d
Architecture
Maxwell 2.0
 
GCN 2.0
Code name
GM206
 
Bonaire
Type
Workstation
 
Workstation
Release date
8 April 2016
 
31 March 2014
Launch price (MSRP)
$437.75
 
n/d
Price now
$406
 
$360

Technical specs

Quadro M2000 and FirePro W5100's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Quadro M2000 and FirePro W5100's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
768
 
768
Core clock speed
796 MHz
 
930 MHz
Boost Clock
1163 MHz
 
n/d
Transistor count
2,940 million
 
2,080 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
75 Watt
 
50 Watt
Texture fill rate
56.64 GTexel / s
 
44.64 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
1,812 gflops
 
1,428 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Quadro M2000 and FirePro W5100 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 3.0 x16
 
PCIe 3.0 x16
Length
201 mm
 
171 mm
Width
1" (2.5 cm)
 
n/d
Form factor
n/d
 
Full Height / Half Length
Supplementary power connectors
None
 
None

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Quadro M2000 and FirePro W5100: 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
 
4 GB
Memory bus width
128 Bit
 
128 Bit
Memory clock speed
6612 MHz
 
6000 MHz
Memory bandwidth
n/d
 
96 GB / s

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro M2000 and FirePro W5100.
Display Connectors
4x DisplayPort
 
4x DisplayPort
Display Connectors
DP DP DP DP
 
n/d
Number of simultaneous displays
4
 
n/d
StereoOutput3D
-
 
+
DisplayPort count
n/d
 
4
Dual-link DVI support
-
 
+
HD сomponent video output
-
 
+

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Quadro M2000 and FirePro W5100. 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 M2000 and FirePro W5100, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12
 
12.0 (12_0)
Shader Model
5
 
n/d
OpenGL
4.5
 
4.6
Vulkan
+
 
-

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Quadro M2000 and FirePro W5100. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

Quadro M2000 9.92 +38.7%
FirePro W5100 7.15

Passmark

Quadro M2000 4281 +42%
FirePro W5100 3014

Rendering quality tests

GFXBench render quality
4541 +0.9%
 
4502 −0.9%
GFXBench high precision render quality
4541 +0.9%
 
4502 −0.9%

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Quadro M2000 and FirePro W5100. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
215 Mh/s +31.9%
 
163 Mh/s −31.9%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Quadro M2000 and FirePro W5100 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro M2000

38.7% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (8 April 2016 vs 31 March 2014)
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)

Advantages of AMD FirePro W5100

Less power hungry (50 vs 75 watts)
StereoOutput3D
DualLinkDVI
HDComponentVideoOutput

So, Quadro M2000 or FirePro W5100?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA Quadro M2000.
Should you still have questions on choice between Quadro M2000 and FirePro W5100, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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