AMD Radeon Pro 555X vs NVIDIA Quadro K5000M

AMD Radeon Pro 555X
NVIDIA Quadro K5000M

General info

Comparison of Radeon Pro 555X and Quadro K5000M architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
Value for money (0-100)
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GCN 4.0
Code name
Polaris 21
Mobile workstation
Mobile workstation
Release date
16 July 2018
7 August 2012
Launch price (MSRP)
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Price now
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Technical specs

Radeon Pro 555X and Quadro K5000M's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Radeon Pro 555X and Quadro K5000M's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Core clock speed
907 MHz
601 MHz
Transistor count
3,000 million
3,540 million
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
75 Watt
100 Watt
Texture fill rate
Floating-point performance
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1,615 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon Pro 555X and Quadro K5000M compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For notebook video cards it's notebook size, connection slot and bus, if the video card is inserted into a slot instead of being soldered to the notebook motherboard.
Laptop size
PCIe 3.0 x8
MXM-B (3.0)
Supplementary power connectors
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Parameters of memory installed on Radeon Pro 555X and Quadro K5000M: 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
Maximum RAM amount
4 GB
4 GB
Memory bus width
128 Bit
256 Bit
Memory clock speed
5100 MHz
3000 MHz
Memory bandwidth
81.6 GB/s
96 GB/s
Shared memory

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon Pro 555X and Quadro K5000M.
Display Connectors
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Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon Pro 555X and Quadro K5000M. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
DisplayPort 1.3 HBR / 1.4 HDR Ready
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HDMI 2.0
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API support

APIs supported by Radeon Pro 555X and Quadro K5000M, sometimes including their particular versions.
12 (12_0)
12 (11_0)

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon Pro 555X and Quadro K5000M. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

Pro 555X 10.90 +68%
K5000M 6.49


Pro 555X 3235 +25.8%
K5000M 2572

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Radeon Pro 555X and Quadro K5000M. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
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51 Mh/s

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Radeon Pro 555X and Quadro K5000M are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of AMD Radeon Pro 555X

68% faster (about 1.5 times) in synthetic tests
Much newer (16 July 2018 vs 7 August 2012)
Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 28 nm)
Less power hungry (75 vs 100 watts)
DisplayPort 1.3 HBR / 1.4 HDR Ready
HDMI 2.0
AMD FreeSync

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro K5000M

Wider memory bus (256 vs 128 bit)
More pipelines (1344 vs 768)
Higher memory bandwidth (96 vs 81.6 GB/s)
Optimus (lowers energy usage by automatically switching between integrated and discrete NVIDIA GPU. Similar to AMD Enduro)
PhysX (hardware acceleration of physical simulation engine named PhysX)
CUDA (Compute Unified Device Architecture - an API for video card computing power usage in tasks different from 3D graphics processing. Can be used for physics simulation for instance)
OpenCL 1.2 (Open Computing Language - an API for GPU usage in arbitrary calculations, e.g. for physics simulation)
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)
Optimus Support

So, Pro 555X or Quadro K5000M?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends AMD Radeon Pro 555X.
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