Report an Error

AMD FirePro W9000

Graphics Processor
Tahiti
Cores
2048
TMUs
128
ROPs
32
Memory Size
6 GB
Memory Type
GDDR5
Bus Width
384 bit
The FirePro W9000 was a enthusiast-class professional graphics card by AMD, launched in June 2012. Built on the 28 nm process, and based on the Tahiti graphics processor, in its Tahiti XT GL variant, the card supports DirectX 12.0. The Tahiti graphics processor is a large chip with a die area of 352 mm² and 4,313 million transistors. It features 2048 shading units, 128 texture mapping units and 32 ROPs. AMD has placed 6,144 MB GDDR5 memory on the card, which are connected using a 384-bit memory interface. The GPU is operating at a frequency of 975 MHz, memory is running at 1375 MHz.
Being a dual-slot card, the AMD FirePro W9000 draws power from 1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin power connectors, with power draw rated at 274 W maximum. Display outputs include: 6x mini-DisplayPort, 1x SDI. FirePro W9000 is connected to the rest of the system using a PCI-Express 3.0 x16 interface. The card measures 279 mm in length, and features a dual-slot cooling solution. Its price at launch was 3999 US Dollars.

Graphics Processor

GPU Name
Tahiti
GPU Variant
Tahiti XT GL
Architecture
GCN 1.0
Foundry
TSMC
Process Size
28 nm
Transistors
4,313 million
Die Size
352 mm²

Graphics Card

Release Date
Jun 14th, 2012
Generation
FirePro
(Wx000)
Production
End-of-life
Launch Price
3,999 USD
Bus Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16

Relative Performance

3%
GeForce 210
4%
GeForce 9400 GT
5%
Radeon HD 4550
6%
Radeon HD 5450
7%
Radeon HD 6450
8%
GeForce GT 520
10%
GeForce GT 220
13%
GeForce GT 430
13%
Radeon HD 5570
14%
Radeon HD 4670
15%
GeForce GT 440
15%
GeForce GT 240
17%
GeForce 9600 GT
18%
Radeon HD 5670
20%
GeForce GT 640
20%
GeForce 9800 GT
21%
Radeon HD 6670
22%
Radeon HD 4830
23%
Radeon HD 4770
24%
Radeon HD 4850
25%
GeForce GTS 250
26%
GeForce GTS 450
27%
Radeon HD 5750
30%
Radeon HD 7750
31%
Radeon HD 5770
31%
GeForce GTX 260
32%
Radeon HD 4870
32%
Radeon Vega 8
32%
GeForce GTX 550 Ti
32%
GeForce GTX 650
34%
Radeon HD 5830
36%
Radeon HD 6790
37%
Radeon HD 4890
38%
GeForce GTX 460
38%
Radeon RX Vega 11
39%
GeForce GT 1030
39%
GeForce GTX 275
39%
Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition
39%
GeForce GTX 280
40%
GeForce GTX 465
42%
Radeon HD 6850
43%
GeForce GTX 285
46%
Radeon HD 5850
47%
GeForce GTX 650 Ti
47%
Radeon HD 7790
48%
Radeon RX 550
49%
GeForce GTX 470
50%
Radeon HD 6870
54%
Radeon HD 5870
55%
GeForce GTX 560 Ti
56%
Radeon HD 4870 X2
57%
GeForce GTX 750 Ti
57%
Radeon HD 6950
59%
GeForce GTX 295
60%
GeForce GTX 650 Ti Boost
60%
Radeon HD 7850
61%
GeForce GTX 480
64%
Radeon HD 6970
65%
Radeon R7 265
66%
Radeon RX 460
66%
Radeon R7 370
67%
GeForce GTX 660
67%
GeForce GTX 570
68%
Radeon RX 560
72%
GeForce GTX 950
73%
Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition
74%
Radeon R9 270X
75%
GeForce GTX 660 Ti
76%
GeForce GTX 580
76%
GeForce GTX 1050
77%
Radeon HD 7950
78%
Radeon HD 5970
80%
GeForce GTX 760
86%
GeForce GTX 670
89%
GeForce GTX 960
91%
Radeon R9 380
91%
Radeon R9 285
92%
Radeon HD 7970
93%
GeForce GTX 680
95%
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
98%
GeForce GTX 770
100%
FirePro W9000
100%
Radeon HD 6990
103%
Radeon R9 280X
104%
GeForce GTX 590
104%
Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition
115%
GeForce GTX 780
119%
GeForce GTX 1650
127%
Radeon RX 470
129%
Radeon R9 290
136%
Radeon RX 570
137%
Radeon R9 390
138%
Radeon R9 290X
140%
GeForce GTX 970
142%
GeForce GTX TITAN
144%
GeForce GTX 780 Ti
146%
Radeon R9 390X
146%
Radeon HD 7990
147%
Radeon RX 480
148%
GeForce GTX 690
156%
Radeon RX 580
159%
GeForce GTX 980
161%
Radeon R9 FURY
161%
GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
169%
Radeon RX 590
178%
Radeon R9 295X2
179%
GeForce GTX 1660
181%
Radeon R9 FURY X
184%
GeForce GTX 980 Ti
189%
GeForce GTX TITAN X
205%
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti
205%
GeForce GTX 1070
218%
Radeon RX Vega 56
232%
GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
238%
Radeon RX Vega 64
241%
GeForce GTX 1080
241%
GeForce RTX 2060
251%
Radeon RX 5700
271%
GeForce RTX 2060 SUPER
281%
GeForce RTX 2070
288%
Radeon RX 5700 XT
291%
Radeon VII
299%
TITAN X Pascal
308%
GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
311%
GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER
331%
GeForce RTX 2080
351%
GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER
387%
GeForce RTX 2080 Ti
Based on TPU review data: "Performance Summary" at 1920x1080
Performance estimated based on architecture, shader count and clocks.

Clock Speeds

GPU Clock
975 MHz
Memory Clock
1375 MHz
5500 MHz effective

Memory

Memory Size
6 GB
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bus
384 bit
Bandwidth
264.0 GB/s

Render Config

Shading Units
2048
TMUs
128
ROPs
32
Compute Units
32
L1 Cache
16 KB (per CU)
L2 Cache
768 KB

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Rate
31.20 GPixel/s
Texture Rate
124.8 GTexel/s
FP32 (float) performance
3.994 TFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance
998.4 GFLOPS (1:4)

Board Design

Slot Width
Dual-slot
Length
11 inches
279 mm
TDP
274 W
Outputs
6x mini-DisplayPort
1x SDI
Power Connectors
1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin
Board Number
C388

Graphics Features

DirectX
12.0 (11_1)
OpenGL
4.6
OpenCL
1.2
Vulkan
1.1.101
Shader Model
5.1

Tahiti GPU Notes

Architecture Codename: Southern Islands
CLRX Version: GCN 1.0
Graphics/Compute: GFX6 (gfx600)
Display Core Engine: 6.0
Unified Video Decoder: 3.2
Video Compression Engine: 1.0

Exact Transistor Count: 4,312,711,873