AMD Radeon Pro W5500: specs and benchmarks

AMD Radeon Pro W5500

Summary

AMD started Radeon Pro W5500 sales 10 February 2020 at a recommended price of $399. This is RDNA 1.0 architecture desktop card based on 7 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at designers. 8 GB of GDDR6 memory clocked at 14 GHz are supplied, and together with 128 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 224.0 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is Single-slot card attached via PCIe 4.0 x8 interface. Its manufacturer default version has a length of 267 mm. 1x 6-pin power connector is required, and power consumption is at 125 Watt.

It provides good gaming and benchmark performance at 42.00 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti.

General info

Of Radeon Pro W5500's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
23.56
 
Architecture
RDNA 1.0
 
Code name
Navi 14
 
Type
Workstation
 
Release date
10 February 2020
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$399
 
Price now
$409
 
of 10182 (Quadro GV100)

Technical specs

Radeon Pro W5500'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 W5500's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
1408
 
Boost Clock
1400 MHz
 
Transistor count
6,400 million
 
Manufacturing process technology
7 nm
 
Power consumption (TDP)
125 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate
123.2
 

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon Pro W5500's 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).
Interface
PCIe 4.0 x8
 
Length
267 mm
 
Supplementary power connectors
1x 6-pin
 

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon Pro W5500: 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
GDDR6
 
Maximum RAM amount
8 GB
 
of 8192 (Radeon RX 480)
Memory bus width
128 Bit
 
of 5120 (A100 SXM4)
Memory clock speed
14000 MHz
 
Memory bandwidth
224.0 GB/s
 
of 1024 (Radeon VII)

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon Pro W5500. 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.
Display Connectors
4x DisplayPort
 

API support

APIs supported by Radeon Pro W5500, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 (12_1)
 
OpenGL
4.6
 

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon Pro W5500. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

42.00

Passmark

9399

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Radeon Pro W5500 is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS. Comparisons with system requirements are included, but remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Radeon Pro W5500 performance compared to its nearest competitors.

NVIDIA equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Radeon Pro W5500 from NVIDIA is Quadro M5000, which is slower by 3% and lower by 7 positions in our rating.

User rating

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