AMD Radeon Pro W5500 vs AMD Radeon RX 560X

Comparative analysis of AMD Radeon Pro W5500 and AMD Radeon RX 560X 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: 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 - G2D Mark, PassMark - G3D Mark, Geekbench - OpenCL.

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the AMD Radeon Pro W5500

  • Videocard is newer: launch date 1 year(s) 10 month(s) later
  • Around 1% higher core clock speed: 1187 MHz vs 1175 MHz
  • Around 10% higher boost clock speed: 1400 MHz vs 1275 MHz
  • Around 51% higher texture fill rate: 123.2 GTexel/s vs 81.60 GTexel/s
  • Around 38% higher pipelines: 1408 vs 1024
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running videocard: 7 nm vs 14 nm
  • 2x more maximum memory size: 8 GB vs 4 GB
  • 2.1x better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames): 11713 vs 5529
  • 2.1x better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps): 11713 vs 5529
Specifications (specs)
Launch date 10 Feb 2020 vs 3 April 2018
Core clock speed 1187 MHz vs 1175 MHz
Boost clock speed 1400 MHz vs 1275 MHz
Texture fill rate 123.2 GTexel/s vs 81.60 GTexel/s
Pipelines 1408 vs 1024
Manufacturing process technology 7 nm vs 14 nm
Maximum memory size 8 GB vs 4 GB
Benchmarks
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 11713 vs 5529
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 11713 vs 5529

Reasons to consider the AMD Radeon RX 560X

  • Around 67% lower typical power consumption: 75 Watt vs 125 Watt
  • 4x more memory clock speed: 7000 MHz vs 1750 MHz (14000 MHz effective)
  • Around 41% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames): 4852 vs 3451
  • Around 41% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps): 4852 vs 3451
Specifications (specs)
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 75 Watt vs 125 Watt
Memory clock speed 7000 MHz vs 1750 MHz (14000 MHz effective)
Benchmarks
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 4852 vs 3451
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 4852 vs 3451
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 3357 vs 3355
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 3357 vs 3355

Compare benchmarks

GPU 1: AMD Radeon Pro W5500
GPU 2: AMD Radeon RX 560X

GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
11713
5529
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
11713
5529
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
3451
4852
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
3451
4852
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
3355
3357
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
3355
3357
Name AMD Radeon Pro W5500 AMD Radeon RX 560X
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 11713 5529
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 11713 5529
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 3451 4852
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 3451 4852
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 3355 3357
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 3355 3357
PassMark - G2D Mark 669
PassMark - G3D Mark 3553
Geekbench - OpenCL 18878

Compare specifications (specs)

AMD Radeon Pro W5500 AMD Radeon RX 560X

Essentials

Architecture RDNA 1.0 GCN 4.0
Code name Navi 14 Polaris 21
Launch date 10 Feb 2020 3 April 2018
Launch price (MSRP) $399
Place in performance rating 284 276
Type Desktop Desktop, Laptop
Design Radeon RX 500X Series
GCN generation 4th Gen

Technical info

Boost clock speed 1400 MHz 1275 MHz
Core clock speed 1187 MHz 1175 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 7 nm 14 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 1024
Pixel fill rate 44.80 GPixel/s 20.40 GP/s
Texture fill rate 123.2 GTexel/s 81.60 GTexel/s
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 125 Watt 75 Watt
Transistor count 6400 million 3,000 million
Compute units 14/16
Floating-point performance 2.6 TFLOPs
Render output units 16
Stream Processors 896/1024
Texture Units 64

Video outputs and ports

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

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Interface PCIe 4.0 x8 PCIe 3.0 x8
Length 267 mm (10.5 inches) 170 mm
Recommended system power (PSU) 350 Watt
Supplementary power connectors 1x 6-pin None
Width Single-slot

API support

DirectX 12.1 12
OpenCL 2.0
OpenGL 4.6 4.5
Shader Model 6.5
Vulkan

Memory

Maximum RAM amount 8 GB 4 GB
Memory bandwidth 224 GB/s 112 GB/s
Memory bus width 128 bit 128 bit
Memory clock speed 1750 MHz (14000 MHz effective) 7000 MHz
Memory type GDDR6 GDDR5

Technologies

4K H264 Decode
4K H264 Encode
AMD Radeon™ Chill
AMD Radeon™ ReLive
AppAcceleration
FreeSync
H265/HEVC Decode
H265/HEVC Encode
HDMI 4K Support