AMD Launches FirePro Video Card Series
By Cássio Lima on August 7, 2012 - 12:58 PM


Following the launch of its FirePro A300 Series APUs, AMD has also launched its latest line of workstation video card specially designed for computer-aided design and engineering, and for media and entertainment professionals. The new FirePro lineup includes a total of four different models, all of them based on AMD’s Graphics Core Next architecture. See below the models launched and their main specs.

Model

Compute Performance

Memory

Suggested Price

FirePro W9000

4.0 TFLOPs single precision and 1.0 TFLOP double precision floating point performance

6 GB GDDR5

USD 3,999

FirePro W8000

3.23 TFLOPs single precision and 806 GFLOPs double precision floating point performance

4 GB GDDR5

USD 1,599

FirePro W7000

2.4 TFLOPs single precision and 152 GFLOPs double precision floating point performance

4 GB GDDR5

USD 899

FirePro W5000

1.3 TFLOPs single precision and 79.2 GFLOPs double precision floating point performance

2 GB GDDR5

USD 599

The AMD FirePro W9000, W8000, W7000 and W5000 workstation video cards are optimized and certified for leading workstation applications. Additionally, these new AMD FirePro cards support PCI Express 3.0 and AMD PowerTune and AMD ZeroCore Power technologies for dynamic power management.

AMD FirePro W9000, W8000, W7000, and W5000 workstation video cards are available via AMD resellers and are supported in Supermicro SuperWorkstations.

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