AMD FirePro W5170M

AMD FirePro W5170M

The AMD FirePro W5170M is a high-end graphics card for mobile workstations. It is based on the same chip as the AMD Radeon R9 M370X, but it is higher clocked.

The FirePro series offers certified drivers that are optimized for stability and performance in professional applications like CAD or DCC. OpenGL performance, for example, should be significantly better compared to GeForce graphics cards of similar specifications.

FirePro W Series
FirePro W7170M compare 2048 @ 723 MHz256 Bit @ 5000 MHz
FirePro W5170M 640 @ 925 MHz128 Bit @ 4500 MHz
FirePro W5130M compare 512 @ 925 MHz128 Bit @ 4000 MHz
FirePro W4170M compare 384 @ 850 - 900 MHz128 Bit @ 4000 MHz
FirePro W4190M compare 384 @ 825 - 900 MHz128 Bit @ 4000 MHz
Pipelines640 - unified
Core Speed925 (Boost) MHz
Memory Speed4500 MHz
Memory Bus Width128 Bit
Memory TypeGDDR5
Max. Amount of Memory2048 MB
Shared Memoryno
DirectXDirectX 12 (FL 12_0), Shader 5.0
technology28 nm
FeaturesDirectX 12, OpenCL 1.2, OpenGL 4.3, Vulkan, Mantle, Eyefinity, Enduro, App Acceleration, HD3D
Notebook Sizelarge
Date of Announcement02.10.2015
Link to Manufacturer Page


Performance Rating - 3DMark 11 + Fire Strike + Time Spy
16.1 pt (17%)
SPECviewperf 11
Siemens NX 1920x1080 +
Tcvis 1920x1080 +
SolidWorks 1920x1080 +
Pro/ENGINEER 1920x1080 +
Maya 1920x1080 +
Lightwave 1920x1080 +
Ensight 1920x1080 +
Catia 1920x1080 +
Cinebench R15
OpenGL 64Bit +
Ref. Match 64Bit +
- Range of benchmark values for this graphics card
- Average benchmark values for this graphics card
* 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 detailed information on the benchmark results, click on the fps number.



med. 1366x768
43.8  fps    + Compare
high 1366x768
37.7  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
20  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings high.
med. 1366x768
113.6  fps    + Compare
high 1366x768
99.6  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
16.4  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings high.
med. 1366x768
95.2  fps    + Compare
high 1366x768
80.9  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
28.7  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings high.
Mafia 2

Mafia 2

med. 1024x768
102.7  fps    + Compare
high 1360x768
88.4  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
55.5  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.

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Class 1

GeForce RTX 3080 Mobile *
GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile *
GeForce RTX 3060 Mobile *

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* Approximate position of the graphics adapter

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Klaus Hinum (Update: 2016-01-26)