NVIDIA Quadro M5500 Mobile vs ATI Radeon HD 4850 X2

Comparative analysis of NVIDIA Quadro M5500 Mobile and ATI Radeon HD 4850 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: PassMark - G2D Mark, PassMark - G3D Mark, GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps), GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps), GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps).

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the NVIDIA Quadro M5500 Mobile

  • Videocard is newer: launch date 7 year(s) 5 month(s) later
  • Around 38% higher core clock speed: 861 MHz vs 625 MHz
  • Around 28% higher pipelines: 2048 vs 2x 800
  • 2.1x better floating-point performance: 4,252 gflops vs 2x 1,000.0 gflops
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running videocard: 28 nm vs 55 nm
  • Around 67% lower typical power consumption: 150 Watt vs 250 Watt
  • 8x more maximum memory size: 8 GB vs 2x 512 MB
  • 3.5x more memory clock speed: 7012 MHz vs 1990 MHz
  • Around 29% better performance in PassMark - G2D Mark: 698 vs 542
  • 7x better performance in PassMark - G3D Mark: 7915 vs 1132
Specifications (specs)
Launch date 8 April 2016 vs 7 November 2008
Core clock speed 861 MHz vs 625 MHz
Pipelines 2048 vs 2x 800
Floating-point performance 4,252 gflops vs 2x 1,000.0 gflops
Manufacturing process technology 28 nm vs 55 nm
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 150 Watt vs 250 Watt
Maximum memory size 8 GB vs 2x 512 MB
Memory clock speed 7012 MHz vs 1990 MHz
Benchmarks
PassMark - G2D Mark 698 vs 542
PassMark - G3D Mark 7915 vs 1132

Reasons to consider the ATI Radeon HD 4850 X2

  • Around 69% higher texture fill rate: 2x 25 GTexel / s billion / sec vs 132.9 GTexel / s
Texture fill rate 2x 25 GTexel / s billion / sec vs 132.9 GTexel / s

Compare benchmarks

GPU 1: NVIDIA Quadro M5500 Mobile
GPU 2: ATI Radeon HD 4850 X2

PassMark - G2D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
698
542
PassMark - G3D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
7915
1132
Name NVIDIA Quadro M5500 Mobile ATI Radeon HD 4850 X2
PassMark - G2D Mark 698 542
PassMark - G3D Mark 7915 1132
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 11804
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 11804
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 3684
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 3684
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 4193
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 4193

Compare specifications (specs)

NVIDIA Quadro M5500 Mobile ATI Radeon HD 4850 X2

Essentials

Architecture Maxwell 2.0 TeraScale
Code name GM204 R700
Launch date 8 April 2016 7 November 2008
Place in performance rating 128 141
Type Workstation Desktop
Launch price (MSRP) $420

Technical info

Boost clock speed 1038 MHz
Core clock speed 861 MHz 625 MHz
Floating-point performance 4,252 gflops 2x 1,000.0 gflops
Manufacturing process technology 28 nm 55 nm
Pipelines 2048 2x 800
Texture fill rate 132.9 GTexel / s 2x 25 GTexel / s billion / sec
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 150 Watt 250 Watt
Transistor count 5,200 million 956 million

Video outputs and ports

Display Connectors No outputs 4x DVI, 1x S-Video

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Interface PCIe 3.0 x16 PCIe 2.0 x16
Length 267 mm
Supplementary power connectors 1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin

API support

DirectX 12.0 (12_1) 10.1
OpenGL 4.6 3.3

Memory

Maximum RAM amount 8 GB 2x 512 MB
Memory bandwidth 224.4 GB / s 2x 63.7 GB / s
Memory bus width 256 Bit 2x 256 Bit
Memory clock speed 7012 MHz 1990 MHz
Memory type GDDR5 GDDR3