NVIDIA Quadro M5000 vs AMD Radeon Pro W5500

Price now 398$
Games supported 87%
AMD Radeon Pro W5500
Radeon Pro W5500
  • Interface PCIe 4.0 x8
  • Core clock speed
  • Max video memory 8 GB
  • Memory type GDDR6
  • Memory clock speed 14000 MHz
  • Maximum resolution
NVIDIA Quadro M5000
NVIDIA Quadro M5000
  • Interface PCIe 3.0 x16
  • Core clock speed 861 MHz
  • Max video memory 8GB GDDR5
  • Memory type 256-bit
  • Memory clock speed 6612 MHz
  • Maximum resolution
Price now 495$
Games supported 87%

General info

Comparison of graphics card architecture, market segment, value for money and other general parameters.

Place in performance rating172166
Value for money51.7117.69
ArchitectureRDNA 1.0 (2019−2020)Maxwell 2.0 (2015−2019)
GPU code nameNavi 14GM204
Market segmentWorkstationWorkstation
Release date10 February 2020
(2 years old)
29 June 2015
(7 years old)
Launch price (MSRP)$399 $2,856.99
Current price$398 (1x MSRP)$495 (0.2x MSRP)
Value for money

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Technical specs

General performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core base clock and boost clock speeds, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their benchmark and gaming test results. Note that power consumption of some graphics cards can well exceed their nominal TDP, especially when overclocked.

Pipelines / CUDA cores14082048
Core clock speedno data861 MHz
Boost clock speed1400 MHz1038 MHz
Number of transistors6,400 million5,200 million
Manufacturing process technology7 nm28 nm
Thermal design power (TDP)125 Watt150 Watt
Texture fill rate123.2132.9
Floating-point performanceno data4,252 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on 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 x8PCIe 3.0 x16
Length267 mm267 mm
Width1-slot2" (5.1 cm)
Supplementary power connectors1x 6-pin1 x 6-pin
SLI optionsno data+


Parameters of memory installed: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors have no dedicated VRAM and use a shared part of system RAM.

Memory typeGDDR6256 Bit
Maximum RAM amount8 GB8 GB
Memory bus width128 Bit256 Bit
Memory clock speed14000 MHz6612 MHz
Memory bandwidth224.0 GB/sUp to 211 GB/s

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on the reviewed GPUs. As a rule, data in this section is precise only for desktop reference ones (so-called Founders Edition for NVIDIA chips). OEM manufacturers may change the number and type of output ports, while for notebook cards availability of certain video outputs ports depends on the laptop model rather than on the card itself.

Display Connectors4x DisplayPortDVI-I DP DP DP DP 3-pin Stereo
Number of simultaneous displaysno data4
Multi-display synchronizationno dataQuadro Sync


Supported technological solutions. This information will prove useful if you need some particular technology for your purposes.

ECC (Error Correcting Code)no data+
3D Vision Prono data+
Mosaicno data+
High-Performance Video I/O6no data+
nView Desktop Managementno data+

API support

APIs supported, including particular versions of those APIs.

DirectX12 (12_1)12
Shader Model6.55
CUDAno data5.2

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmark performance comparison. 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 23.19
Quadro M5000 23.53
  • 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: 25%

Pro W5500 9119
Quadro M5000 9253

Quadro M5000 outperforms Radeon Pro W5500 by 1% in Passmark.

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Radeon Pro W5500 and Quadro M5000. Usually measured in megahashes per second.

Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256) no data 511 Mh/s

Gaming performance

Let's see how good the compared graphics cards are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages and disadvantages

Performance rating 23.19 23.53
Recency 10 February 2020 29 June 2015
Cost $399 $2856.99
Memory bus width 128 256
Pipelines / CUDA cores 1408 2048
Chip lithography 7 nm 28 nm
Thermal design power (TDP) 125 Watt 150 Watt

Technical City couldn't decide between

AMD Radeon Pro W5500
Radeon Pro W5500


NVIDIA Quadro M5000
Quadro M5000

The differences in performance seem too small.

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Competitors of Radeon Pro W5500 by NVIDIA

The nearest Radeon Pro W5500's NVIDIA equivalent is Quadro M5000, which is faster by 1% and higher by 6 positions in our performance rating.

NVIDIA Quadro M5000 Quadro M5000

Here are some closest NVIDIA rivals to Radeon Pro W5500:

Tesla M40 111.77
Quadro P2200 103.41
Quadro M5000 101.47
Radeon Pro W5500 100
Tesla P4 94.14
Quadro K6000 89.05
Tesla M60 85.21

Competitors of Quadro M5000 by AMD

According to our data, the nearest equivalent to Quadro M5000 by AMD is Radeon Pro W5500, which is slower by 1% and lower by 6 positions in our rating.

AMD Radeon Pro W5500 Radeon Pro W5500

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