AMD Radeon Pro SSG vs AMD Radeon R9 270 1024SP

Comparative analysis of AMD Radeon Pro SSG and AMD Radeon R9 270 1024SP 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, 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 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps), GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps), GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps), Geekbench - OpenCL.

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the AMD Radeon Pro SSG

  • Videocard is newer: launch date 2 year(s) 4 month(s) later
  • Around 60% higher core clock speed: 1440 MHz vs 900 MHz
  • Around 62% higher boost clock speed: 1500 MHz vs 925 MHz
  • 6.5x more texture fill rate: 384.0 GTexel / s vs 59.2 GTexel / s
  • 4x more pipelines: 4096 vs 1024
  • 6.5x better floating-point performance: 12,288 gflops vs 1,894 gflops
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running videocard: 14 nm vs 28 nm
  • 8x more maximum memory size: 16 GB vs 2 GB
  • Around 70% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames): 11029 vs 6473
  • Around 70% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps): 11029 vs 6473
Specifications (specs)
Launch date 8 August 2017 vs 13 March 2015
Core clock speed 1440 MHz vs 900 MHz
Boost clock speed 1500 MHz vs 925 MHz
Texture fill rate 384.0 GTexel / s vs 59.2 GTexel / s
Pipelines 4096 vs 1024
Floating-point performance 12,288 gflops vs 1,894 gflops
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm vs 28 nm
Maximum memory size 16 GB vs 2 GB
Benchmarks
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 11029 vs 6473
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 11029 vs 6473

Reasons to consider the AMD Radeon R9 270 1024SP

  • 2.3x lower typical power consumption: 150 Watt vs 350 Watt
  • 2.5x more memory clock speed: 4800 MHz vs 1890 MHz
  • Around 8% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames): 8390 vs 7766
  • Around 8% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps): 8390 vs 7766
Specifications (specs)
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 150 Watt vs 350 Watt
Memory clock speed 4800 MHz vs 1890 MHz
Benchmarks
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 8390 vs 7766
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 8390 vs 7766

Compare benchmarks

GPU 1: AMD Radeon Pro SSG
GPU 2: AMD Radeon R9 270 1024SP

GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
11029
6473
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
7766
8390
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
11029
6473
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
7766
8390
Name AMD Radeon Pro SSG AMD Radeon R9 270 1024SP
PassMark - G3D Mark 10497
PassMark - G2D Mark 601
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 170.923
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s) 3178.443
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 16.732
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 173.59
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 1231.051
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 11029 6473
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 7766 8390
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 11029 6473
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 7766 8390
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 27566
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 27566
Geekbench - OpenCL 70535

Compare specifications (specs)

AMD Radeon Pro SSG AMD Radeon R9 270 1024SP

Essentials

Architecture GCN 5.0 GCN 1.0
Code name Vega 10 Pitcairn
Launch date 8 August 2017 13 March 2015
Launch price (MSRP) $6,999
Place in performance rating 13 10
Type Workstation Desktop

Technical info

Boost clock speed 1500 MHz 925 MHz
Core clock speed 1440 MHz 900 MHz
Floating-point performance 12,288 gflops 1,894 gflops
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm 28 nm
Pipelines 4096 1024
Texture fill rate 384.0 GTexel / s 59.2 GTexel / s
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 350 Watt 150 Watt
Transistor count 12,500 million 2,800 million

Video outputs and ports

Display Connectors 6x mini-DisplayPort 2x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

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

API support

DirectX 12.0 (12_1) 12.0 (11_1)
OpenGL 4.6 4.5

Memory

Maximum RAM amount 16 GB 2 GB
Memory bandwidth 483.8 GB / s 153.6 GB / s
Memory bus width 2048 Bit 256 Bit
Memory clock speed 1890 MHz 4800 MHz
Memory type HBM2 GDDR5