AMD Radeon Pro WX 5100 vs ATI FireGL V8600

Comparative analysis of AMD Radeon Pro WX 5100 and ATI FireGL V8600 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: PassMark - G3D Mark, PassMark - G2D Mark, Geekbench - OpenCL, 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 - T-Rex (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps), GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps), GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps).

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the AMD Radeon Pro WX 5100

  • Videocard is newer: launch date 9 year(s) 6 month(s) later
  • Around 4% higher core clock speed: 713 MHz vs 688 MHz
  • 11x more texture fill rate: 121.6 GTexel / s vs 11.01 GTexel / s
  • 5.6x more pipelines: 1792 vs 320
  • 8.8x better floating-point performance: 3,892 gflops vs 440.3 gflops
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running videocard: 14 nm vs 80 nm
  • 2.1x lower typical power consumption: 75 Watt vs 159 Watt
  • 8x more maximum memory size: 8 GB vs 1 GB
  • 2.9x more memory clock speed: 5000 MHz vs 1736 MHz
  • 6.4x better performance in PassMark - G3D Mark: 5341 vs 839
  • Around 97% better performance in PassMark - G2D Mark: 800 vs 406
Specifications (specs)
Launch date 18 November 2016 vs 14 May 2007
Core clock speed 713 MHz vs 688 MHz
Texture fill rate 121.6 GTexel / s vs 11.01 GTexel / s
Pipelines 1792 vs 320
Floating-point performance 3,892 gflops vs 440.3 gflops
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm vs 80 nm
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 75 Watt vs 159 Watt
Maximum memory size 8 GB vs 1 GB
Memory clock speed 5000 MHz vs 1736 MHz
Benchmarks
PassMark - G3D Mark 5341 vs 839
PassMark - G2D Mark 800 vs 406

Compare benchmarks

GPU 1: AMD Radeon Pro WX 5100
GPU 2: ATI FireGL V8600

PassMark - G3D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
5341
839
PassMark - G2D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
800
406
Name AMD Radeon Pro WX 5100 ATI FireGL V8600
PassMark - G3D Mark 5341 839
PassMark - G2D Mark 800 406
Geekbench - OpenCL 26034
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 87.861
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s) 1406.758
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 6.025
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 106.141
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 253.628
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 5579
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 2795
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 3351
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 5579
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 2795
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 3351

Compare specifications (specs)

AMD Radeon Pro WX 5100 ATI FireGL V8600

Essentials

Architecture GCN 4.0 TeraScale
Code name Ellesmere R600
Launch date 18 November 2016 14 May 2007
Launch price (MSRP) $499 $1,899
Place in performance rating 272 234
Price now $349.99
Type Workstation Workstation
Value for money (0-100) 19.34

Technical info

Boost clock speed 1086 MHz
Core clock speed 713 MHz 688 MHz
Floating-point performance 3,892 gflops 440.3 gflops
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm 80 nm
Pipelines 1792 320
Texture fill rate 121.6 GTexel / s 11.01 GTexel / s
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 75 Watt 159 Watt
Transistor count 5,700 million 720 million

Video outputs and ports

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

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Interface PCIe 3.0 x16 PCIe 1.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors None 1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin
Length 254 mm

API support

DirectX 12.0 (12_0) 10.0
OpenGL 4.5 3.3

Memory

Maximum RAM amount 8 GB 1 GB
Memory bandwidth 160.0 GB / s 111.1 GB / s
Memory bus width 256 Bit 512 Bit
Memory clock speed 5000 MHz 1736 MHz
Memory type GDDR5 GDDR4