AMD Radeon Pro W5500 vs AMD Radeon HD 7990

Comparative analysis of AMD Radeon Pro W5500 and AMD Radeon HD 7990 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: GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps), GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps), GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps), 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), 3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score.

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the AMD Radeon Pro W5500

  • Videocard is newer: launch date 6 year(s) 9 month(s) later
  • Around 25% higher core clock speed: 1187 MHz vs 950 MHz
  • Around 40% higher boost clock speed: 1400 MHz vs 1000 MHz
  • 57.9x more texture fill rate: 123.2 GTexel/s vs 2x 128.0 GTexel / s billion / sec
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running videocard: 7 nm vs 28 nm
  • 3x lower typical power consumption: 125 Watt vs 375 Watt
  • Around 33% higher maximum memory size: 8 GB vs 2x 3 GB
  • Around 82% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames): 12184 vs 6689
  • Around 82% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps): 12184 vs 6689
Specifications (specs)
Launch date 10 Feb 2020 vs 24 April 2013
Core clock speed 1187 MHz vs 950 MHz
Boost clock speed 1400 MHz vs 1000 MHz
Texture fill rate 123.2 GTexel/s vs 2x 128.0 GTexel / s billion / sec
Manufacturing process technology 7 nm vs 28 nm
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 125 Watt vs 375 Watt
Maximum memory size 8 GB vs 2x 3 GB
Benchmarks
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 12184 vs 6689
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 12184 vs 6689

Reasons to consider the AMD Radeon HD 7990

  • 2.9x more pipelines: 2x 2048 vs 1408
  • 3.4x more memory clock speed: 6000 MHz vs 1750 MHz (14000 MHz effective)
  • Around 7% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames): 3712 vs 3463
  • Around 7% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps): 3712 vs 3463
Specifications (specs)
Pipelines 2x 2048 vs 1408
Memory clock speed 6000 MHz vs 1750 MHz (14000 MHz effective)
Benchmarks
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 3712 vs 3463
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 3712 vs 3463
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 3356 vs 3355
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 3356 vs 3355

Compare benchmarks

GPU 1: AMD Radeon Pro W5500
GPU 2: AMD Radeon HD 7990

GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
12184
6689
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
12184
6689
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
3463
3712
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
3463
3712
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
3355
3356
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
3355
3356
Name AMD Radeon Pro W5500 AMD Radeon HD 7990
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 12184 6689
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 12184 6689
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 3463 3712
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 3463 3712
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 3355 3356
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 3355 3356
PassMark - G3D Mark 5566
PassMark - G2D Mark 766
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 89.234
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s) 1753.622
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 8.587
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 88.58
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 434.917
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 0

Compare specifications (specs)

AMD Radeon Pro W5500 AMD Radeon HD 7990

Essentials

Architecture RDNA 1.0 GCN 1.0
Code name Navi 14 Malta
Launch date 10 Feb 2020 24 April 2013
Launch price (MSRP) $399 $999
Place in performance rating 298 287
Type Desktop Desktop
Design AMD Radeon HD 7000 Series
Price now $1,126.99
Value for money (0-100) 7.87

Technical info

Boost clock speed 1400 MHz 1000 MHz
Core clock speed 1187 MHz 950 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 7 nm 28 nm
Peak Double Precision (FP64) Performance 246.4 GFLOPS (1:16)
Peak Half Precision (FP16) Performance 7.885 TFLOPS (2:1)
Peak Single Precision (FP32) Performance 3.942 TFLOPS
Pipelines 1408 2x 2048
Pixel fill rate 44.80 GPixel/s
Texture fill rate 123.2 GTexel/s 2x 128.0 GTexel / s billion / sec
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 125 Watt 375 Watt
Transistor count 6400 million 4,313 million
Floating-point performance 2x 4,096 gflops

Video outputs and ports

Display Connectors 4x DisplayPort 1x DVI, 4x mini-DisplayPort
DisplayPort support
Dual-link DVI support
VGA

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Interface PCIe 4.0 x8 PCIe 3.0 x16
Length 267 mm (10.5 inches) 307 mm
Recommended system power (PSU) 350 Watt
Supplementary power connectors 1x 6-pin 2x 8-pin
Width Single-slot

API support

DirectX 12.1 11.2
OpenCL 2.0
OpenGL 4.6 4.5
Shader Model 6.5
Vulkan

Memory

Maximum RAM amount 8 GB 2x 3 GB
Memory bandwidth 224 GB/s 2x 288.0 GB / s
Memory bus width 128 bit 2x 384 Bit
Memory clock speed 1750 MHz (14000 MHz effective) 6000 MHz
Memory type GDDR6 GDDR5