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ATI FirePro V9800

Cypress
Graphics Processor
1600
Cores
80
TMUs
32
ROPs
4096 MB
Memory Size
GDDR5
Memory Type
256 bit
Bus Width
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The FirePro V9800 was a enthusiast-class professional graphics card by ATI, launched in September 2010. Built on the 40 nm process, and based on the Cypress graphics processor, in its Cypress XT GL variant, the card supports DirectX 11.2. The Cypress graphics processor is a large chip with a die area of 334 mm² and 2,154 million transistors. It features 1600 shading units, 80 texture mapping units and 32 ROPs. ATI has placed 4,096 MB GDDR5 memory on the card, which are connected using a 256-bit memory interface. The GPU is operating at a frequency of 850 MHz, memory is running at 1150 MHz.
Being a dual-slot card, the ATI FirePro V9800 draws power from 1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin power connectors, with power draw rated at 250 W maximum. Display outputs include: 6x mini-DisplayPort, 1x S-Video. FirePro V9800 is connected to the rest of the system using a PCI-Express 2.0 x16 interface. The card measures 267 mm in length, and features a dual-slot cooling solution. Its price at launch was 3499 US Dollars.

Graphics Processor

GPU Name
Cypress
GPU Variant
Cypress XT GL
Architecture
TeraScale 2
Process Size
40 nm
Transistors
2,154 million
Die Size
334 mm²

Graphics Card

Release Date
Sep 9th, 2010
Generation
FirePro
(Vx800)
Production
End-of-life
Launch Price
3,499 USD
Bus Interface
PCIe 2.0 x16

Relative Performance

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FirePro V9800
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707%
Based on TPU review data: "Performance Summary" at 1920x1080
Performance estimated based on architecture, shader count and clocks.

Clock Speeds

GPU Clock
850 MHz
Memory Clock
1150 MHz
4600 MHz effective

Memory

Memory Size
4096 MB
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bus
256 bit
Bandwidth
147.2 GB/s

Render Config

Shading Units
1600
TMUs
80
ROPs
32
Compute Units
20

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Rate
27.20 GPixel/s
Texture Rate
68.00 GTexel/s
FP32 (float) performance
2,720 GFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance
544.0 GFLOPS (1:5)

Board Design

Slot Width
Dual-slot
Length
10.5 inches
267 mm
TDP
250 W
Outputs
6x mini-DisplayPort
1x S-Video
Power Connectors
1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin
Board Number
C100-01

Graphics Features

DirectX
11.2 (11_0)
OpenGL
4.4
OpenCL
1.2
Vulkan
N/A
Shader Model
5.0

Cypress GPU Notes

Graphics/Compute: GFX4
Display Core Engine: 4.0
Unified Video Decoder: 2.3