NVIDIA Tesla M60 vs AMD FirePro W8100

NVIDIA Tesla M60
AMD FirePro W8100

General info

Comparison of Tesla M60 and FirePro W8100 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
Value for money (0-100)
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Maxwell 2.0
GCN 2.0
Code name
Release date
30 August 2015
23 June 2014
Price now
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Technical specs

Tesla M60 and FirePro W8100's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Tesla M60 and FirePro W8100's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Core clock speed
557 MHz
824 MHz
Boost Clock
1178 MHz
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Transistor count
5,200 million
6,200 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
300 Watt
220 Watt
Texture fill rate
Floating-point performance
2x 4,833 gflops
4,219 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Tesla M60 and FirePro W8100 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).
Bus support
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PCIe 3.0
PCIe 3.0 x16
PCIe 3.0 x16
267 mm
279 mm
Form factor
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full height / full length
Supplementary power connectors
1x 8-pin
2x 6-pin


Parameters of memory installed on Tesla M60 and FirePro W8100: 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
8 GB
8 GB
Memory bus width
256 Bit
512 Bit
Memory clock speed
5012 MHz
5000 MHz
Memory bandwidth
160.4 GB/s
320 GB/s

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Tesla M60 and FirePro W8100.
Display Connectors
No outputs
4x DisplayPort, 1x SDI
DisplayPort count
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Dual-link DVI support
HD сomponent video output

API support

APIs supported by Tesla M60 and FirePro W8100, sometimes including their particular versions.
12 (12_1)
12 (12_0)

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Tesla M60 and FirePro W8100. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

Tesla M60 31.14 +13.6%
FirePro W8100 27.40


Tesla M60 6923 +12.3%
FirePro W8100 6164

Rendering quality tests

GFXBench render quality
4541 +0.9%
4502 −0.9%
GFXBench high precision render quality
4541 +0.9%
4502 −0.9%

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Tesla M60 and FirePro W8100. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
432 Mh/s −7.9%
466 Mh/s +7.9%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Tesla M60 and FirePro W8100 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of NVIDIA Tesla M60

13.6% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (30 August 2015 vs 23 June 2014)

Advantages of AMD FirePro W8100

Wider memory bus (512 vs 256 bit)
More pipelines (2560 vs 2048)
Higher memory bandwidth (320 vs 160.4 GB/s)
Less power hungry (220 vs 300 watts)

So, Tesla M60 or FirePro W8100?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA Tesla M60.
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