NVIDIA Tesla P100 PCIe 12 GB vs AMD Radeon R9 270 1024SP

Comparative analysis of NVIDIA Tesla P100 PCIe 12 GB 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: 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 - 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 Tesla P100 PCIe 12 GB

  • Videocard is newer: launch date 1 year(s) 3 month(s) later
  • Around 32% higher core clock speed: 1190 MHz vs 900 MHz
  • Around 44% higher boost clock speed: 1329 MHz vs 925 MHz
  • 5.6x more texture fill rate: 331.5 GTexel / s vs 59.2 GTexel / s
  • 3.5x more pipelines: 3584 vs 1024
  • 5.6x better floating-point performance: 10,609 gflops vs 1,894 gflops
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running videocard: 16 nm vs 28 nm
  • 6x more maximum memory size: 12 GB vs 2 GB
  • 2.9x better performance in Geekbench - OpenCL: 206586 vs 70535
Specifications (specs)
Launch date 20 June 2016 vs 13 March 2015
Core clock speed 1190 MHz vs 900 MHz
Boost clock speed 1329 MHz vs 925 MHz
Texture fill rate 331.5 GTexel / s vs 59.2 GTexel / s
Pipelines 3584 vs 1024
Floating-point performance 10,609 gflops vs 1,894 gflops
Manufacturing process technology 16 nm vs 28 nm
Maximum memory size 12 GB vs 2 GB
Benchmarks
Geekbench - OpenCL 206586 vs 70535

Reasons to consider the AMD Radeon R9 270 1024SP

  • Around 67% lower typical power consumption: 150 Watt vs 250 Watt
  • 3.4x more memory clock speed: 4800 MHz vs 1430 MHz
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 150 Watt vs 250 Watt
Memory clock speed 4800 MHz vs 1430 MHz

Compare benchmarks

GPU 1: NVIDIA Tesla P100 PCIe 12 GB
GPU 2: AMD Radeon R9 270 1024SP

Geekbench - OpenCL
GPU 1
GPU 2
206586
70535
Name NVIDIA Tesla P100 PCIe 12 GB AMD Radeon R9 270 1024SP
Geekbench - OpenCL 206586 70535
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 195.991
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s) 4205.128
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 19.543
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 218.069
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 1007.557
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 6473
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 6473
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 8390
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 8390
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 27566
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 27566

Compare specifications (specs)

NVIDIA Tesla P100 PCIe 12 GB AMD Radeon R9 270 1024SP

Essentials

Architecture Pascal GCN 1.0
Code name GP100 Pitcairn
Launch date 20 June 2016 13 March 2015
Launch price (MSRP) $4,599
Place in performance rating 12 10
Type Workstation Desktop

Technical info

Boost clock speed 1329 MHz 925 MHz
Core clock speed 1190 MHz 900 MHz
Floating-point performance 10,609 gflops 1,894 gflops
Manufacturing process technology 16 nm 28 nm
Pipelines 3584 1024
Texture fill rate 331.5 GTexel / s 59.2 GTexel / s
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 250 Watt 150 Watt
Transistor count 15,300 million 2,800 million

Video outputs and ports

Display Connectors No outputs 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 8-pin 1x 6-pin

API support

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

Memory

Maximum RAM amount 12 GB 2 GB
Memory bandwidth 720.9 GB / s 153.6 GB / s
Memory bus width 4096 Bit 256 Bit
Memory clock speed 1430 MHz 4800 MHz
Memory type HBM2 GDDR5