AMD Radeon Pro WX 8200 vs AMD Radeon R9 270 1024SP

Comparative analysis of AMD Radeon Pro WX 8200 and AMD Radeon R9 270 1024SP 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 8200

  • Videocard is newer: launch date 3 year(s) 5 month(s) later
  • Around 33% higher core clock speed: 1200 MHz vs 900 MHz
  • Around 65% higher boost clock speed: 1530 MHz vs 925 MHz
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running videocard: 14 nm vs 28 nm
  • 2.6x better performance in Geekbench - OpenCL: 186736 vs 70535
  • 2x better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames): 13044 vs 6473
  • Around 12% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames): 30936 vs 27566
  • 2x better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps): 13044 vs 6473
  • Around 12% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps): 30936 vs 27566
Specifications (specs)
Launch date 13 August 2018 vs 13 March 2015
Core clock speed 1200 MHz vs 900 MHz
Boost clock speed 1530 MHz vs 925 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm vs 28 nm
Benchmarks
Geekbench - OpenCL 186736 vs 70535
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 13044 vs 6473
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 30936 vs 27566
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 13044 vs 6473
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 30936 vs 27566

Reasons to consider the AMD Radeon R9 270 1024SP

  • Around 53% lower typical power consumption: 150 Watt vs 230 Watt
  • 2.4x more memory clock speed: 4800 MHz vs 2000 MHz
  • Around 17% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames): 8390 vs 7164
  • Around 17% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps): 8390 vs 7164
Specifications (specs)
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 150 Watt vs 230 Watt
Memory clock speed 4800 MHz vs 2000 MHz
Benchmarks
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 8390 vs 7164
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 8390 vs 7164

Compare benchmarks

GPU 1: AMD Radeon Pro WX 8200
GPU 2: AMD Radeon R9 270 1024SP

Geekbench - OpenCL
GPU 1
GPU 2
186736
70535
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
13044
6473
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
7164
8390
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
30936
27566
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
13044
6473
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
7164
8390
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
30936
27566
Name AMD Radeon Pro WX 8200 AMD Radeon R9 270 1024SP
PassMark - G3D Mark 11403
PassMark - G2D Mark 742
Geekbench - OpenCL 186736 70535
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 171.616
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s) 4031.404
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 16.925
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 247.788
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 1195.863
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 13044 6473
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 7164 8390
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 30936 27566
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 13044 6473
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 7164 8390
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 30936 27566

Compare specifications (specs)

AMD Radeon Pro WX 8200 AMD Radeon R9 270 1024SP

Essentials

Architecture GCN 5.0 GCN 1.0
Code name Vega 10 Pitcairn
Launch date 13 August 2018 13 March 2015
Launch price (MSRP) $999
Place in performance rating 7 10
Price now $999
Type Workstation Desktop
Value for money (0-100) 13.37

Technical info

Boost clock speed 1530 MHz 925 MHz
Core clock speed 1200 MHz 900 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm 28 nm
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 230 Watt 150 Watt
Transistor count 12,500 million 2,800 million
Floating-point performance 1,894 gflops
Pipelines 1024
Texture fill rate 59.2 GTexel / s

Video outputs and ports

Display Connectors 4x mini-DisplayPort 2x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Interface PCIe 3.0 x16 PCIe 3.0 x16
Length 267 mm
Supplementary power connectors 1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin 1x 6-pin

API support

DirectX 12.0 (12_1) 12.0 (11_1)
OpenGL 4.6 4.5

Memory

Memory clock speed 2000 MHz 4800 MHz
Maximum RAM amount 2 GB
Memory bandwidth 153.6 GB / s
Memory bus width 256 Bit
Memory type GDDR5