AMD FirePro W9100 with 16GB of Graphics Memory



AMD FirePro W9100 for 4K workstations

AMD has announced a graphics card for 4K workstations: the FirePro W9100. This supercomputing piece of hardware comes with non less than 16GB of GDDR5 video memory and six mini DisplayPort 1.2 allowing the card to drive up to six 4K monitors.

AMD FirePro W9100 16GB GDDR5



The FirePro W9100 is based on the Hawaii GPU with 2816 stream processors (or 44 OpenCL compute units) and can crunch floating point numbers at the speed of 5.24 TFLOPS (and 2.62 TFLOPS for double precision: FP64 = 1/2 FP32). If you need some references, visit this page: GPU FP32/FP64 GFLOPS Table.

The 16GB of GDDR5 memory can be used via a 512-bit memory interface. The TDP is 275W.

In the API side, the FirePro W9100 supports OpenGL 4.3 / 4.4 and OpenCL 2.0.

Sapphire will distribute the FirePro W9100 and we should see this card on some HP workstations like the Z820 / Z620.

The launch price is unknown but you will have to spend some thousand of dollars ($4000?) to get one sample.

More information on the official homepage.

AMD FirePro W9100 16GB GDDR5



Here is a GPU Caps Viewer screenshot of the FirePro W9100 (I feel that GPU Caps needs a little update!):

AMD FirePro W9100, GPU Caps Viewer







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