AMD Radeon Pro W5500: specs and benchmarks

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AMD Radeon Pro W5500
Radeon Pro W5500
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  • Interface PCIe 4.0 x8
  • Core clock speed
  • Max video memory 8 GB
  • Memory type GDDR6
  • Memory clock speed 14000 MHz
  • Maximum resolution
Year of release 2020
Performance 31.34

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

31.34%

of a leader's which is NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 Ti.

General info

Of Radeon Pro W5500's architecture, market segment and release date.

Place in performance rating155
Value for money25.72
ArchitectureRDNA 1.0 (2019−2020)
GPU code nameNavi 14
Market segmentWorkstation
Release date10 February 2020 (2 years ago)
Launch price (MSRP)$399
Current price$602 (1.5x MSRP)of 49999 (A100 SXM4)
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Technical specs

Radeon Pro W5500's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU base 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 / CUDA cores1408of 18432 (AD102)
Boost clock speed1400 MHzof 2903 (Radeon Pro W6600)
Number of transistors6,400 millionof 14400 (GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile)
Manufacturing process technology7 nmof 4 (H100 PCIe)
Thermal design power (TDP)125 Wattof 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate123.2of 939.8 (H100 SXM5)

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).

InterfacePCIe 4.0 x8
Length267 mm
Width1-slot
Supplementary power connectors1x 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 typeGDDR6
Maximum RAM amount8 GBof 128 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)
Memory bus width128 Bitof 8192 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)
Memory clock speed14000 MHzof 21000 (GeForce RTX 3090 Ti)
Memory bandwidth224.0 GB/sof 14400 (Radeon R7 M260)

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 Connectors4x DisplayPort

API support

APIs supported by Radeon Pro W5500, sometimes including their particular versions.

DirectX12 (12_1)
Shader Model6.5
OpenGL4.6
OpenCL2.0
Vulkan1.2.131

Benchmark performance

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


Overall score

This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.

Pro W5500 31.34
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Passmark

This is probably the most ubiquitous benchmark, part of Passmark PerformanceTest suite. It gives the graphics card a thorough evaluation under various load, providing four separate benchmarks for Direct3D versions 9, 10, 11 and 12 (the last being done in 4K resolution if possible), and few more tests engaging DirectCompute capabilities.

Benchmark coverage: 26%

Pro W5500 9285

Game benchmarks

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

Average FPS

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Relative perfomance

Overall Radeon Pro W5500 performance compared to nearest competitors among server video cards.


NVIDIA equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Radeon Pro W5500 from NVIDIA is Quadro M5000, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 1 position in our rating.

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