AMD Radeon Pro W5500 vs NVIDIA Quadro FX 5500

Comparative analysis of AMD Radeon Pro W5500 and NVIDIA Quadro FX 5500 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.

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the AMD Radeon Pro W5500

  • Videocard is newer: launch date 13 year(s) 9 month(s) later
  • Around 83% higher core clock speed: 1187 MHz vs 650 MHz
  • 7897.4x more texture fill rate: 123.2 GTexel/s vs 15.6 GTexel / s
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running videocard: 7 nm vs 90 nm
  • 8x more maximum memory size: 8 GB vs 1 GB
  • Around 73% higher memory clock speed: 1750 MHz (14000 MHz effective) vs 1010 MHz
Launch date 10 Feb 2020 vs 20 April 2006
Core clock speed 1187 MHz vs 650 MHz
Texture fill rate 123.2 GTexel/s vs 15.6 GTexel / s
Manufacturing process technology 7 nm vs 90 nm
Maximum memory size 8 GB vs 1 GB
Memory clock speed 1750 MHz (14000 MHz effective) vs 1010 MHz

Reasons to consider the NVIDIA Quadro FX 5500

  • Around 30% lower typical power consumption: 96 Watt vs 125 Watt
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 96 Watt vs 125 Watt

Compare benchmarks

GPU 1: AMD Radeon Pro W5500
GPU 2: NVIDIA Quadro FX 5500

Name AMD Radeon Pro W5500 NVIDIA Quadro FX 5500
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 12184
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 12184
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 3463
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 3463
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 3355
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 3355
PassMark - G3D Mark 242
PassMark - G2D Mark 394

Compare specifications (specs)

AMD Radeon Pro W5500 NVIDIA Quadro FX 5500

Essentials

Architecture RDNA 1.0 Curie
Code name Navi 14 G71
Launch date 10 Feb 2020 20 April 2006
Launch price (MSRP) $399 $2,999
Place in performance rating 298 286
Type Desktop Workstation
Price now $1,840.60
Value for money (0-100) 0.17

Technical info

Boost clock speed 1400 MHz
Core clock speed 1187 MHz 650 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 7 nm 90 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
Pixel fill rate 44.80 GPixel/s
Texture fill rate 123.2 GTexel/s 15.6 GTexel / s
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 125 Watt 96 Watt
Transistor count 6400 million 278 million

Video outputs and ports

Display Connectors 4x DisplayPort 2x DVI, 1x S-Video

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Interface PCIe 4.0 x8 PCIe 1.0 x16
Length 267 mm (10.5 inches) 229 mm
Recommended system power (PSU) 350 Watt
Supplementary power connectors 1x 6-pin 1x 6-pin
Width Single-slot

API support

DirectX 12.1 9.0c
OpenCL 2.0
OpenGL 4.6 2.1
Shader Model 6.5
Vulkan

Memory

Maximum RAM amount 8 GB 1 GB
Memory bandwidth 224 GB/s 32.3 GB / s
Memory bus width 128 bit 256 Bit
Memory clock speed 1750 MHz (14000 MHz effective) 1010 MHz
Memory type GDDR6 GDDR3