AMD Radeon Instinct MI250X: specs and benchmarks
AMD started Radeon Instinct MI250X sales 8 November 2021. This is a CDNA 2.0 architecture desktop card based on 6 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at designers. 128 GB of HBM2e memory clocked at 3.2 GB/s are supplied, and together with 8192 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 3,277 GB/s.
Compatibility-wise, this is dual-slot card attached via PCIe 4.0 x16 interface. Its manufacturer default version has a length of 267 mm. Two 8-pin power connectors are required, and power consumption is at 500 Watt.
We have no data on Radeon Instinct MI250X benchmark results.
Some basic facts about Radeon Instinct MI250X: architecture, market segment, release date etc.
|Place in performance ranking
|Place by popularity
|not in top-100
|CDNA 2.0 (2021)
|GPU code name
|8 November 2021 (2 years old)
Radeon Instinct MI250X's specs such as number of shaders, GPU base clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Radeon Instinct MI250X's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
|Pipelines / CUDA cores
|of 20480 (Data Center GPU Max NEXT)
|Boost clock speed
|of 3599 (Radeon RX 7990 XTX)
|Number of transistors
|of 14400 (GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile)
|Manufacturing process technology
|of 4 (GeForce RTX 4080)
|Power consumption (TDP)
|of 2400 (Data Center GPU Max Subsystem)
|Texture fill rate
|of 969.9 (H100 SXM5 96 GB)
Size and compatibility
This section provides details about the physical dimensions of Radeon Instinct MI250X and its compatibility with other computer components. This information is useful when selecting a computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop graphics cards, it includes details about the interface and bus (for motherboard compatibility) and additional power connectors (for power supply compatibility).
|PCIe 4.0 x16
|Supplementary power connectors
Parameters of memory installed on Radeon Instinct MI250X: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors have no dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM instead.
|Maximum RAM amount
|of 192 (Radeon Instinct MI300X)
|Memory bus width
|of 19000 (GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB)
|Memory clock speed
|of 23000 (GeForce RTX 4080 SUPER)
|of 3276 (Aldebaran)
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon Instinct MI250X. As a rule, this section is relevant only for desktop reference graphics cards, since for notebook ones the availability of certain video outputs depends on the laptop model, while non-reference desktop models can (though not necessarily will) bear a different set of video ports.
APIs supported by Radeon Instinct MI250X, sometimes including their particular versions.
|of 4.6 (GeForce GTX 1080 Mobile)
According to our data, the closest NVIDIA alternative to Radeon Instinct MI250X is Quadro RTX A6000.
Here is our recommendation of several graphics cards that are more or less close in performance to the one reviewed.
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User ratings: view and submit
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