AMD FirePro W4170M
The AMD FirePro W4170M is a professional workstation graphics card for laptops. It is based on the same Mars chip as the AMD Radeon HD 8790M and similarly clocked. Therefore, the GPU takes position in the mid-range of mobile laptop graphics cards as of 2013. Thanks to its optimized drivers, the W4170M offers a very good performance in professional 3D applications like CAD, while the gaming performance is similar to a Nvidia GeForce GT 750M.
The AMD FirePro M4100 series is based on the GCN architecture and therefore supports DirectX 11.2. The 384 shader cores can also be used with OpenCL as 6 compute units.
|FirePro W Series|
|Pipelines||384 - unified|
|Core Speed||850 - 900 (Boost) MHz|
|Memory Speed||4000 MHz|
|Memory Bus Width||128 Bit|
|Max. Amount of Memory||2048 MB|
|API||DirectX 11.2, Shader 5.0|
|Transistor Count||900 Million|
|Features||App Acceleration, PowerPlay, PowerTune, ZeroCore, Enduro, PCI Express 3.0 x16|
|Notebook Size||medium sized|
|Date of Announcement||16.11.2012|
|Link to Manufacturer Page||http://www.amd.com/us/products/workstati...|