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AMD FirePro W4100

AMD FirePro W4100

The AMD FirePro W4100 is a professional graphics card for mid-range workstation PCs. It is based on the Cape Verde chip (GCN 1.0), that can also be found in mobile consumer cards like the Radeon R9 M370X. The chip integrates 640 shader cores, but the FirePro W4100 only offers 512 that are clocked at up to 630 MHz. Furthermore, the graphics card includes 2 GB GDDR5 memory clocked at 1000 MHz (4000 effective) using a 128 Bit memory interface (64 GB/s).

The card is intended for professional applications like CAD or 3D construction and offers certified drivers. Compared to mobile FirePro graphics cards, the W4100 is very similar to the W4170M. In 3D games, the performance is similar to a Nvidia GeForce 940M. 

The 512 shader cores can also be used by OpenCL for computational tasks (as 8 compute units).

The power consumption is rated at 50 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 (compare) 320 @ 680 MHz128 Bit @ 1800 MHz
CodenameCape Verde
ArchitectureGCN
Pipelines512 - unified
Core Speed630 MHz
Memory Speed4000 MHz
Memory Bus Width128 Bit
Memory TypeGDDR5
Max. Amount of Memory2048 MB
Shared Memoryno
DirectXDirectX 12 (FL 11_1), Shader 5.0
Transistor Count1500 Million
technology28 nm
FeaturesApp Acceleration, PowerPlay, PowerTune, ZeroCore, PCI Express 3.0 x16, max. 4 Displays
Date of Announcement02.10.2015
Link to Manufacturer Pagehttp://www.amd.com/us/products/workstati...

Benchmarks

SPECviewperf 11
Siemens NX 1920x1080 +
Tcvis 1920x1080 +
SolidWorks 1920x1080 +
Pro/ENGINEER 1920x1080 +
Maya 1920x1080 +
Lightwave 1920x1080 +
Ensight 1920x1080 +
Catia 1920x1080 +
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 +
Cinebench R15
OpenGL 64Bit +
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* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance

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
38  fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
19  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
10  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
5  fps    + Compare
3840x2160
3  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
The Witcher 3
low 1024x768
25  fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
17  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
7  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor
low 1280x720
50  fps    + Compare
med. 1344x756
33  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
18  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
17  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
GRID: Autosport
low 1024x768
261  fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
71  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
34  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
19  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings med..
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