AMD Radeon Pro W5500M vs ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3870 X2

Comparative analysis of AMD Radeon Pro W5500M and ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3870 X2 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 - Manhattan (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps), GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps), GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps), Geekbench - OpenCL, PassMark - G3D Mark, PassMark - G2D Mark.

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the AMD Radeon Pro W5500M

  • Videocard is newer: launch date 11 year(s) 5 month(s) later
  • Around 52% higher core clock speed: 1000 MHz vs 660 MHz
  • 606x more texture fill rate: 127.6 GTexel/s vs 2x 10.56 GTexel / s billion / sec
  • 2.2x more pipelines: 1408 vs 640
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running videocard: 7 nm vs 55 nm
  • Around 29% lower typical power consumption: 85 Watt vs 110 Watt
  • 4x more maximum memory size: 4 GB vs 2x 512 MB
Launch date 10 Feb 2020 vs 1 September 2008
Core clock speed 1000 MHz vs 660 MHz
Texture fill rate 127.6 GTexel/s vs 2x 10.56 GTexel / s billion / sec
Pipelines 1408 vs 640
Manufacturing process technology 7 nm vs 55 nm
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 85 Watt vs 110 Watt
Maximum memory size 4 GB vs 2x 512 MB

Reasons to consider the ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3870 X2

  • Around 13% higher memory clock speed: 1700 MHz vs 1500 MHz (12000 MHz effective)
Memory clock speed 1700 MHz vs 1500 MHz (12000 MHz effective)

Compare benchmarks

GPU 1: AMD Radeon Pro W5500M
GPU 2: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3870 X2

Name AMD Radeon Pro W5500M ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3870 X2
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 3715
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 3715
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 3356
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 3356
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 9943
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 9943
Geekbench - OpenCL 46685
PassMark - G3D Mark 564
PassMark - G2D Mark 367

Compare specifications (specs)

AMD Radeon Pro W5500M ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3870 X2

Essentials

Architecture RDNA 1.0 TeraScale
Code name Navi 14 M88
Launch date 10 Feb 2020 1 September 2008
Place in performance rating 286 295
Type Laptop Laptop

Technical info

Boost clock speed 1450 MHz
Compute units 22
Core clock speed 1000 MHz 660 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 7 nm 55 nm
Peak Double Precision (FP64) Performance 255.2 GFLOPS (1:16)
Peak Half Precision (FP16) Performance 8.166 TFLOPS (2:1)
Peak Single Precision (FP32) Performance 4.083 TFLOPS
Pipelines 1408 640
Pixel fill rate 46.40 GPixel/s
Texture fill rate 127.6 GTexel/s 2x 10.56 GTexel / s billion / sec
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 85 Watt 110 Watt
Transistor count 6400 million 666 million
Floating-point performance 2x 422.4 gflops

Video outputs and ports

Display Connectors No outputs No outputs

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Interface PCIe 4.0 x8 PCIe 2.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors None
Laptop size large

API support

DirectX 12.1 10.1
OpenCL 2.0
OpenGL 4.6 3.3
Shader Model 6.5
Vulkan

Memory

Maximum RAM amount 4 GB 2x 512 MB
Memory bandwidth 192.0 GB/s 2x 54.4 GB / s
Memory bus width 128 bit 256 Bit
Memory clock speed 1500 MHz (12000 MHz effective) 1700 MHz
Memory type GDDR6 GDDR3
Shared memory 0