AMD Radeon RX Vega 64 vs AMD FirePro S9300 X2

Comparative analysis of AMD Radeon RX Vega 64 and AMD FirePro S9300 X2 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, 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), 3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score.

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the AMD Radeon RX Vega 64

  • Videocard is newer: launch date 1 year(s) 4 month(s) later
  • Around 47% higher core clock speed: 1247 MHz vs 850 MHz
  • 178.5x more texture fill rate: 395.80 GTexel/s vs 2x 217.6 GTexel / s billion / sec
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running videocard: 14 nm vs 28 nm
  • Around 2% lower typical power consumption: 295 Watt vs 300 Watt
  • Around 89% higher memory clock speed: 1890 MHz vs 1000 MHz
  • 2.3x better performance in Geekbench - OpenCL: 204168 vs 87842
Specifications (specs)
Launch date 7 August 2017 vs 31 March 2016
Core clock speed 1247 MHz vs 850 MHz
Texture fill rate 395.80 GTexel/s vs 2x 217.6 GTexel / s billion / sec
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm vs 28 nm
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 295 Watt vs 300 Watt
Memory clock speed 1890 MHz vs 1000 MHz
Benchmarks
Geekbench - OpenCL 204168 vs 87842

Reasons to consider the AMD FirePro S9300 X2

  • 1096.5x better floating-point performance: 2x 6,963 gflops vs 12.7 TFLOPs
Floating-point performance 2x 6,963 gflops vs 12.7 TFLOPs

Compare benchmarks

GPU 1: AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
GPU 2: AMD FirePro S9300 X2

Geekbench - OpenCL
GPU 1
GPU 2
204168
87842
Name AMD Radeon RX Vega 64 AMD FirePro S9300 X2
PassMark - G3D Mark 14658
PassMark - G2D Mark 811
Geekbench - OpenCL 204168 87842
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 195.478
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s) 2129.009
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 14.889
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 129.271
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 1328.033
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 14744
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 3717
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 3358
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 14744
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 3717
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 3358
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 7396

Compare specifications (specs)

AMD Radeon RX Vega 64 AMD FirePro S9300 X2

Essentials

Architecture GCN 5.0 GCN 3.0
Code name Vega 10 Capsaicin
Design Radeon RX Vega Series
Launch date 7 August 2017 31 March 2016
Launch price (MSRP) $499 $5,999
Place in performance rating 68 66
Price now $449.99
Type Desktop Workstation
Value for money (0-100) 41.07

Technical info

Boost clock speed 1546 MHz
Compute units 64
Core clock speed 1247 MHz 850 MHz
Floating-point performance 12.7 TFLOPs 2x 6,963 gflops
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm 28 nm
Peak Double Precision (FP64) Performance 840 GFLOPs
Peak Half Precision (FP16) Performance 26.7 TFLOPs
Peak Single Precision (FP32) Performance 13.4 TFLOPs
Pipelines 8192 2x 4096
Pixel fill rate 98.90 GP/s
Render output units 64
Stream Processors 4096
Texture fill rate 395.80 GTexel/s 2x 217.6 GTexel / s billion / sec
Texture Units 256
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 295 Watt 300 Watt
Transistor count 12,500 million 8,900 million

Video outputs and ports

Display Connectors 1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort No outputs
DisplayPort support
Dual-link DVI support
HDMI
VGA

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Interface PCIe 3.0 x16 PCIe 3.0 x16
Length 279 mm 267 mm
Recommended system power (PSU) 750 Watt
Supplementary power connectors 2x 8-pin 2x 8-pin

API support

DirectX 12 12.0 (12_0)
OpenCL 2.0
OpenGL 4.5 4.5
Vulkan

Memory

Maximum RAM amount 8 GB 2x 4 GB
Memory bandwidth 483.8 GB/s 2x 512.0 GB / s
Memory bus width 2048 bit 2x 4096 Bit
Memory clock speed 1890 MHz 1000 MHz
Memory type HBM2 HBM

Technologies

AMD Eyefinity
AMD Radeon™ Chill
AMD Radeon™ ReLive
FreeSync
PowerTune
TressFX
TrueAudio
Unified Video Decoder (UVD)
Video Code Engine (VCE)
Virtual Super Resolution (VSR)
VR Ready
ZeroCore