Radeon Pro W5500X: specs and benchmarks

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Aggregate performance score

Radeon Pro W5500X provides acceptable gaming and benchmark performance at 19.04% of a leader's which is GeForce RTX 4090.

Summary

AMD started Radeon Pro W5500X sales 11 December 2019 at a recommended price of $599 . This is a 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 GB/s are supplied, and together with 128 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 224.0 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is dual-slot card attached via PCIe 4.0 x8 interface. No additional power connector is required, and power consumption is at 125 Watt.

Primary details

Some basic facts about Radeon Pro W5500X: architecture, market segment, release date etc.

Place in performance ranking275
Place by popularitynot in top-100
Cost-effectiveness evaluation47.20
ArchitectureRDNA 1.0 (2019−2020)
GPU code nameNavi 14
Market segmentWorkstation
Release date11 December 2019 (4 years ago)
Launch price (MSRP)$599

Cost-effectiveness evaluation

Performance to price ratio. The higher, the better.

Detailed specifications

Radeon Pro W5500X's specs such as number of shaders, GPU base clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Radeon Pro W5500X's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.

Pipelines / CUDA cores1536of 20480 (Data Center GPU Max NEXT)
Boost clock speed1757 MHzof 3599 (Radeon RX 7990 XTX)
Number of transistors6,400 millionof 14400 (GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile)
Manufacturing process technology7 nmof 4 (H100 PCIe)
Power consumption (TDP)125 Wattof 2400 (Data Center GPU Max Subsystem)
Texture fill rate168.7of 969.9 (H100 SXM5 96 GB)

Form factor & compatibility

This section provides details about the physical dimensions of Radeon Pro W5500X 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).

InterfacePCIe 4.0 x8
Width2-slot
Supplementary power connectorsNone

VRAM capacity and type

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon Pro W5500X: 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.

Memory typeGDDR6
Maximum RAM amount8 GBof 192 (Radeon Instinct MI300X)
Memory bus width128 Bitof 8192 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)
Memory clock speed14 GB/sof 23000 (GeForce RTX 4080 SUPER)
Memory bandwidth224.0 GB/sof 3276 (Aldebaran)

Connectivity and outputs

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon Pro W5500X. 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.

Display Connectors2x HDMI 2.0b
HDMI+

API compatibility

APIs supported by Radeon Pro W5500X, sometimes including their particular versions.

DirectX12 (12_1)
Shader Model6.7
OpenGL4.6
OpenCL2.1
Vulkan1.3

Benchmark performance

Synthetic benchmark performance of Radeon Pro W5500X. The combined score is measured on a 0-100 point scale.


Combined synthetic benchmark score

This is our combined benchmark performance score. 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 W5500X 19.04

Passmark

This is the most ubiquitous GPU benchmark, part of Passmark PerformanceTest suite. It gives the graphics card a thorough evaluation under various types of 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 W5500X 7350

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Radeon Pro W5500X 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.

Closest competitors

Radeon Pro W5500X's performance relative to its closest rivals among server graphics cards.


FirePro W9100 108.67
Tesla M60 102.73
Radeon Pro W5500X 100

NVIDIA equivalent

According to our data, the closest NVIDIA alternative to Radeon Pro W5500X is Quadro P2000, which is slower by 1% and lower by 4 positions in our ranking.

Here are some closest NVIDIA rivals to Radeon Pro W5500X:

Tesla P4 119.28
Quadro K6000 109.72
Tesla M60 102.73
Radeon Pro W5500X 100
Quadro M4000 90.81
Quadro T1000 88.08

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Community ratings

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