AMD Radeon R9 280 vs ATI FirePro 2450 Multi-View

Comparative analysis of AMD Radeon R9 280 and ATI FirePro 2450 Multi-View 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: PassMark - G3D Mark, PassMark - G2D Mark, 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), 3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score.

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the AMD Radeon R9 280

  • Videocard is newer: launch date 5 year(s) 2 month(s) later
  • 21.8x more texture fill rate: 104.5 GTexel / s vs 4.8 GTexel / s
  • 22.4x more pipelines: 1792 vs 80
  • 34.8x better floating-point performance: 3,344 gflops vs 96 gflops
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running videocard: 28 nm vs 55 nm
  • 6x more maximum memory size: 3 GB vs 512 MB
  • Around 4% higher memory clock speed: 1250 MHz vs 1200 MHz
  • 103.3x better performance in PassMark - G3D Mark: 5266 vs 51
  • Around 19% better performance in PassMark - G2D Mark: 575 vs 482
Specifications (specs)
Launch date 4 March 2014 vs 1 January 2009
Texture fill rate 104.5 GTexel / s vs 4.8 GTexel / s
Pipelines 1792 vs 80
Floating-point performance 3,344 gflops vs 96 gflops
Manufacturing process technology 28 nm vs 55 nm
Maximum memory size 3 GB vs 512 MB
Memory clock speed 1250 MHz vs 1200 MHz
Benchmarks
PassMark - G3D Mark 5266 vs 51
PassMark - G2D Mark 575 vs 482

Reasons to consider the ATI FirePro 2450 Multi-View

  • 6.3x lower typical power consumption: 32 Watt vs 200 Watt
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 32 Watt vs 200 Watt

Compare benchmarks

GPU 1: AMD Radeon R9 280
GPU 2: ATI FirePro 2450 Multi-View

PassMark - G3D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
5266
51
PassMark - G2D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
575
482
Name AMD Radeon R9 280 ATI FirePro 2450 Multi-View
PassMark - G3D Mark 5266 51
PassMark - G2D Mark 575 482
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 67.829
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s) 1266.685
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 6.495
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 79.909
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 365.384
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 7704
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 3698
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 3344
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 7704
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 3698
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 3344
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 0

Compare specifications (specs)

AMD Radeon R9 280 ATI FirePro 2450 Multi-View

Essentials

Architecture GCN 1.0 TeraScale
Code name Tahiti RV620
Design AMD Radeon R9 200 Series
Launch date 4 March 2014 1 January 2009
Launch price (MSRP) $279
Place in performance rating 246 206
Type Desktop Workstation

Technical info

Boost clock speed 933 MHz
Floating-point performance 3,344 gflops 96 gflops
Manufacturing process technology 28 nm 55 nm
Pipelines 1792 80
Stream Processors 1792
Texture fill rate 104.5 GTexel / s 4.8 GTexel / s
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 200 Watt 32 Watt
Transistor count 4,313 million 181 million
Core clock speed 600 MHz

Video outputs and ports

Display Connectors 2x DVI, 1x HDMI, 2x mini-DisplayPort 1x VHDCI
DisplayPort support
Dual-link DVI support
Eyefinity
HDMI
VGA

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Bus support PCIe 3.0
Interface PCIe 3.0 x16 PCIe 2.0 x16
Length 275 mm 170 mm
Supplementary power connectors 1 x 6-pin + 1 x 8-pin None

API support

DirectX 12 10.1
OpenGL 4.5 3.3
Vulkan

Memory

Maximum RAM amount 3 GB 512 MB
Memory bandwidth 240 GB/s 38.4 GB / s
Memory bus width 384 Bit 256 Bit
Memory clock speed 1250 MHz 1200 MHz
Memory type GDDR5 DDR3

Technologies

AMD Eyefinity
CrossFire
DDMA audio
FreeSync
HD3D
LiquidVR
TressFX
TrueAudio
Unified Video Decoder (UVD)