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AMD FirePro W2100

AMD FirePro W2100

The AMD FirePro W2100 is a professional graphics card for entry-level workstation PCs. It is based on the Mars chip (GCN 1.0), that can also be found in mobile consumer cards like the Radeon R7 M360. The chip integrates 384 shader cores, but the FirePro W2100 only offers 320 that are clocked at up to 680 MHz. Furthermore, the graphics card includes 2 GB DDR3 memory clocked at 900 MHz (3600 effective) using a 128 Bit memory interface (28.8 GB/s).

The card is intended for professional applications like CAD or 3D construction and offers certified drivers. In 3D games, the performance is slightly faster than a mobile Radeon R5 M335 (see for more gaming tests). Therefore, games of 2015 may only run fluently in lowest settings.

The 320 shader cores can also be used by OpenCL for computational tasks (as 5 compute units).

The power consumption is rated at 26 Watt (TDP) and therefore quite low for desktop graphics cards.

ManufacturerAMD
FirePro W (Desktop) Series
FirePro W4100 512 @ 630 MHz128 Bit @ 4000 MHz
FirePro W2100 320 @ 680 MHz128 Bit @ 1800 MHz
CodenameMars
ArchitectureGCN
Pipelines320 - unified
Core Speed *680 MHz
Memory Speed *1800 MHz
Memory Bus Width128 Bit
Memory TypeDDR3
Max. Amount of Memory2048 MB
Shared Memoryno
DirectXDirectX 12, Shader 5.0
Power Consumption26 Watt
technology28 nm
FeaturesApp Acceleration, PowerPlay, PowerTune, ZeroCore, PCI Express 3.0 x16, max. 2 Displays
Date of Announcement02.10.2015
Link to Manufacturer Pagehttp://www.amd.com/de-de/products/graphi...
* The specified clock rates are only guidelines for the manufacturer and can be altered by them.

Benchmarks

Cinebench R15
OpenGL 64Bit +
SPECviewperf 12
Solidworks (sw-03) 1900x1060 +
Siemens NX (snx-02) 1900x1060 +
Showcase (showcase-01) 1900x1060 +
Medical (medical-01) 1900x1060 +
Maya (maya-04) 1900x1060 +
Energy (energy-01) 1900x1060 +
Creo (creo-01) 1900x1060 +
Catia (catia-04) 1900x1060 +
SPECviewperf 11
Siemens NX 1920x1080 +
Tcvis 1920x1080 +
SolidWorks 1920x1080 +
Pro/ENGINEER 1920x1080 +
Maya 1920x1080 +
Lightwave 1920x1080 +
Ensight 1920x1080 +
Catia 1920x1080 +
- Range of benchmark values for this graphics card
- Average benchmark values for this graphics card

Game Benchmarks

The following benchmarks stem from our benchmarks of review laptops. The performance depends on the used graphics memory, clock rate, processor, system settings, drivers, and operating systems. So the results don't have to be representative for all laptops with this GPU. For detailled information on the benchmark results, click on the fps number.

Anno 2205

Anno 2205

2015
low 1024x768
23  fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
15  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
7  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
3  fps    + Compare
3840x2160
2  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
The Witcher 3
low 1024x768
17  fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
10  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor
low 1280x720
35  fps    + Compare
med. 1344x756
21  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
12  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
GRID: Autosport
low 1024x768
187  fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
62  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
23  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
14  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings med..
For more games that might be playable and a list of all games and graphics cards visit our Gaming List
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Notebook reviews with AMD FirePro W2100 graphics card

Entry Workstation AMD FirePro W2100: Intel Core i5-4430
  Review » AMD FirePro W2100 and FirePro W4100 Review

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Class 1
Class 2
GeForce GTX 580
Radeon HD 6970
GeForce GTX 570
GeForce GTX 560 Ti
Radeon HD 5850
Radeon HD 7770
Radeon HD 7770
GeForce GTX 460 768MB
Radeon HD 6790
Radeon HD 5770
GeForce GTX 550 Ti
Radeon HD 4850
Class 3
GeForce GTS 450
Radeon HD 5670
GeForce GT 240
GeForce GT 430
Class 4
Radeon HD 5570
GeForce GT 220
Radeon HD 6450 GDDR5
Class 5
Radeon HD 4350
GeForce G 107M *
Chrome9HD *
Class 6
unknown *

* Approximate position of the graphics adapter

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Klaus Hinum (Update: 2016-02-21)