AMD Radeon Pro SSG vs AMD Radeon R9 M485X

Comparative analysis of AMD Radeon Pro SSG and AMD Radeon R9 M485X videocards for all known characteristics in the following categories: Essentials, Technical info, Video outputs and ports, Compatibility, dimensions and requirements, API support, Memory, Technologies. 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).

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the AMD Radeon Pro SSG

  • Videocard is newer: launch date 1 year(s) 2 month(s) later
  • Around 99% higher core clock speed: 1440 MHz vs 723 MHz
  • 4.1x more texture fill rate: 384.0 GTexel / s vs 92.54 GTexel / s
  • 2x more pipelines: 4096 vs 2048
  • 4.1x better floating-point performance: 12,288 gflops vs 2,961 gflops
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running videocard: 14 nm vs 28 nm
  • 2x more maximum memory size: 16 GB vs 8 GB
  • 2.2x better performance in PassMark - G3D Mark: 10498 vs 4842
Specifications (specs)
Launch date 8 August 2017 vs 15 May 2016
Core clock speed 1440 MHz vs 723 MHz
Texture fill rate 384.0 GTexel / s vs 92.54 GTexel / s
Pipelines 4096 vs 2048
Floating-point performance 12,288 gflops vs 2,961 gflops
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm vs 28 nm
Maximum memory size 16 GB vs 8 GB
Benchmarks
PassMark - G3D Mark 10498 vs 4842

Reasons to consider the AMD Radeon R9 M485X

  • Around 40% lower typical power consumption: 250 Watt vs 350 Watt
  • 2.6x more memory clock speed: 5000 MHz vs 1890 MHz
  • Around 14% better performance in PassMark - G2D Mark: 686 vs 601
Specifications (specs)
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 250 Watt vs 350 Watt
Memory clock speed 5000 MHz vs 1890 MHz
Benchmarks
PassMark - G2D Mark 686 vs 601

Compare benchmarks

GPU 1: AMD Radeon Pro SSG
GPU 2: AMD Radeon R9 M485X

PassMark - G3D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
10498
4842
PassMark - G2D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
601
686
Name AMD Radeon Pro SSG AMD Radeon R9 M485X
PassMark - G3D Mark 10498 4842
PassMark - G2D Mark 601 686
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
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 7766
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 11029
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 7766

Compare specifications (specs)

AMD Radeon Pro SSG AMD Radeon R9 M485X

Essentials

Architecture GCN 5.0 GCN 3.0
Code name Vega 10 Amethyst
Launch date 8 August 2017 15 May 2016
Launch price (MSRP) $6,999
Place in performance rating 47 42
Type Workstation Laptop

Technical info

Boost clock speed 1500 MHz
Core clock speed 1440 MHz 723 MHz
Floating-point performance 12,288 gflops 2,961 gflops
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm 28 nm
Pipelines 4096 2048
Texture fill rate 384.0 GTexel / s 92.54 GTexel / s
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 350 Watt 250 Watt
Transistor count 12,500 million 5,000 million

Video outputs and ports

Display Connectors 6x mini-DisplayPort No outputs

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Interface PCIe 3.0 x16 MXM-B (3.0)
Length 267 mm
Supplementary power connectors 1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin None
Laptop size large

API support

DirectX 12.0 (12_1) 12.0 (12_0)
OpenGL 4.6 4.5
Vulkan

Memory

Maximum RAM amount 16 GB 8 GB
Memory bandwidth 483.8 GB / s 160.0 GB / s
Memory bus width 2048 Bit 256 Bit
Memory clock speed 1890 MHz 5000 MHz
Memory type HBM2 GDDR5
Shared memory 0

Technologies

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