AMD  today announced the launch of new graphics card for the professional sector, we are talking about already seen AMD FirePro W9100, which is now available with 32 GB of GDDR5 memory to complement the existing model with 16 GB of GDDR5 memory. The AMD FirePro W9100 will also be used for creating content for Virtual Reality through the Autodesk 3s Max.

AMD Launches FirePro W9100 with 32GB of memory GDDR5 

AMD Professional Card FirePro W9100

The AMD FirePro W9100 is powered by fully enabled version of the Hawaii GPU core, which translates to 2816 Stream Processors running at 930 MHz with the 176 Texture Units being manufactured by TSMC under 28nm throwing a TDP of 275W  (2x PCIe 6 – pin + 8). This time accompanied by no less than 32 GB of GDDR5 memory, to which is added a power of  2 teraflops in double precision calculations. This means a performance of 5 teraflops for a simple decimal (float). The FirePro W9100 comes to compete with the NVIDIA Quadro K5000.

The known features are completed with the support of six output screen via Mini-DisplayPorts, being specially designed to work with up to 6 screens under a resolution of 4K. Its price could be around 5,000 USD.

AMD FirePro W Series Specification Comparison

AMD FirePro W9100 (32GB) AMD FirePro W9100 (16GB) AMD FirePro W9000 AMD FirePro W8100
Stream Processors 2816 2816 2048 2560
Texture Units 176 176 128 160
ROPs 64 64 32 64
Core Clock 930MHz 930MHz 975MHz 824MHz
Memory Clock 5Gbps GDDR5 5Gbps GDDR5 5.5Gbps GDDR5 5Gbps GDDR5
Memory Bus Width 512-bit 512-bit 384-bit 512-bit
Double Precision 1/2 1/2 1/4 1/2
Transistor Count 6.2B 6.2B 4.31B 6.2B
TDP 275W 275W 274W 220W
Manufacturing Process TSMC 28nm TSMC 28nm TSMC 28nm TSMC 28nm
Architecture GCN 1.1 GCN 1.1 GCN 1.0 GCN 1.1
Warranty 3-Year 3-Year 3-Year 3-Year
Launch Price (List) $4999 $3999 $3999 $2499
Launch Date Q2 2016 April 2014 August 2012 July 2014
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