AMD’s powerful 32GB FirePro GPU will dominate VR production

AMD FirePro W9100

AMD has unveiled its latest high-end graphics card – the FirePro W9100.

The graphics card features 32GB of GDDR5 VRAM along with various improvements over previous iterations of the FirePro GPU.

The FirePro is aimed at VR designers and is built to process a large amount of assets simultaneously.

“With the new AMD FirePro W9100 32GB, AMD is unleashing the world’s largest memory size professional workstation graphics card,” said AMD.

“Along with exceptional hardware, AMD is also delivering software tools to leverage our high bandwidth and large memory GPU configurations effectively.”

AMD introduced its FireRender software alongside the FirePro W9100 GPU. FireRender is specialised rendering software which is compatible with a variety of hardware and provides powerful rendering tools to the user.

AMD’s FirePro W9100 32GB GPU is a direct competitor to Nvidia’s Quadro M6000 24 GB GPU, and is aimed at professional users seeking the ultimate workstation solution.

The card will sell for $4,999.

AMD FirePro W9100 Specifications
GPU Core Hawaii XT
Compute Units 44
Core Count 2816
Core Clock 930 MHz
Memory Bus 512-Bit
Memory Clock 5.0 GHz
Memory Bandwidth 320 GB/s
TDP 275W

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