AMD Radeon PRO WX 9100 vs AMD Radeon Vega Frontier Edition

Comparative analysis of AMD Radeon PRO WX 9100 and AMD Radeon Vega Frontier Edition videocards for all known characteristics in the following categories: Essentials, Technical info, Video outputs and ports, Compatibility, dimensions and requirements, API support, Memory. Benchmark videocards performance analysis: PassMark - G3D Mark, PassMark - G2D Mark, Geekbench - OpenCL, CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s), GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps), GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps), GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps), 3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score.

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the AMD Radeon PRO WX 9100

  • Around 30% lower typical power consumption: 230 Watt vs 300 Watt
  • Around 1% better performance in PassMark - G3D Mark: 13809 vs 13650
  • Around 8% better performance in PassMark - G2D Mark: 807 vs 745
  • Around 6% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s): 192.44 vs 181.465
  • Around 14% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames): 13848 vs 12106
  • Around 14% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps): 13848 vs 12106
Specifications (specs)
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 230 Watt vs 300 Watt
Benchmarks
PassMark - G3D Mark 13809 vs 13650
PassMark - G2D Mark 807 vs 745
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 192.44 vs 181.465
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 13848 vs 12106
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 13848 vs 12106

Reasons to consider the AMD Radeon Vega Frontier Edition

  • Around 15% higher core clock speed: 1382 MHz vs 1200 MHz
  • Around 7% higher boost clock speed: 1600 MHz vs 1500 MHz
  • Around 7% higher texture fill rate: 409.6 GTexel / s vs 384.0 GTexel / s
  • Around 7% better floating-point performance: 13,107 gflops vs 12,288 gflops
  • Around 1% better performance in Geekbench - OpenCL: 70208 vs 69661
  • Around 10% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s): 191.26 vs 173.635
  • Around 1% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s): 3544.936 vs 3509.379
  • Around 5% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s): 17.679 vs 16.804
  • Around 12% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s): 1373.944 vs 1226.861
  • Around 1% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames): 3356 vs 3336
  • Around 1% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps): 3356 vs 3336
Specifications (specs)
Core clock speed 1382 MHz vs 1200 MHz
Boost clock speed 1600 MHz vs 1500 MHz
Texture fill rate 409.6 GTexel / s vs 384.0 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance 13,107 gflops vs 12,288 gflops
Benchmarks
Geekbench - OpenCL 70208 vs 69661
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 191.26 vs 173.635
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s) 3544.936 vs 3509.379
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 17.679 vs 16.804
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 1373.944 vs 1226.861
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 3718 vs 3717
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 3356 vs 3336
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 3718 vs 3717
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 3356 vs 3336

Compare benchmarks

GPU 1: AMD Radeon PRO WX 9100
GPU 2: AMD Radeon Vega Frontier Edition

PassMark - G3D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
13809
13650
PassMark - G2D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
807
745
Geekbench - OpenCL
GPU 1
GPU 2
69661
70208
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
173.635
191.26
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
3509.379
3544.936
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
16.804
17.679
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
192.44
181.465
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
1226.861
1373.944
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
13848
12106
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
3717
3718
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
3336
3356
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
13848
12106
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
3717
3718
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
3336
3356
Name AMD Radeon PRO WX 9100 AMD Radeon Vega Frontier Edition
PassMark - G3D Mark 13809 13650
PassMark - G2D Mark 807 745
Geekbench - OpenCL 69661 70208
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 173.635 191.26
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s) 3509.379 3544.936
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 16.804 17.679
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 192.44 181.465
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 1226.861 1373.944
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 13848 12106
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 3717 3718
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 3336 3356
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 13848 12106
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 3717 3718
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 3336 3356
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 6875

Compare specifications (specs)

AMD Radeon PRO WX 9100 AMD Radeon Vega Frontier Edition

Essentials

Architecture GCN 5.0 GCN 5.0
Code name Vega 10 Vega 10
Launch date 10 July 2017 27 June 2017
Launch price (MSRP) $1,599 $999
Place in performance rating 65 70
Type Workstation Desktop
Price now $999.99
Value for money (0-100) 14.37

Technical info

Boost clock speed 1500 MHz 1600 MHz
Core clock speed 1200 MHz 1382 MHz
Floating-point performance 12,288 gflops 13,107 gflops
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm 14 nm
Pipelines 4096 4096
Texture fill rate 384.0 GTexel / s 409.6 GTexel / s
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 230 Watt 300 Watt
Transistor count 12,500 million 12,500 million

Video outputs and ports

Display Connectors 6x mini-DisplayPort 1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Interface PCIe 3.0 x16 PCIe 3.0 x16
Length 267 mm 267 mm
Supplementary power connectors 1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin 2x 8-pin

API support

DirectX 12.0 (12_1) 12.0 (12_1)
OpenGL 4.6 4.6

Memory

Maximum RAM amount 16 GB 16 GB
Memory bandwidth 483.8 GB / s 483.8 GB / s
Memory bus width 2048 Bit 2048 Bit
Memory clock speed 1890 MHz 1890 MHz
Memory type HBM2 HBM2