AMD India officially launched its flagship AMD FirePro W9100 professional graphics card in India. The global chip-maker also introduced a lower version of the flagship called FirePro W8100.
The AMD Fire Pro W9100 and W8100 are designed for 4K workstations accelerated by OpenCL. Targeting the VFX industry in India, the FirePro W9100 delivers up to 2.62 TFLOPS peak double precision and 5.24 TFLOPS peak single precision in terms of GPU compute power. The W9100 workstations comes with 16 GB GDDR5 memory and users can multi-task across up to six 4K displays. It is priced at $4,500.
“The W9100 aims to cater to increased demand for real-time 4K productivity and we designed the product based on the input from the industry,” said Raja Koduri, Corporate Vice President, AMD Visual Computing.
On the other hand, the AMD FirePro 8100 is aimed at 4K CAD and Media workflows, engineering analysis and supercomputing applications. It offers 8GB of GDDR5 memory and 4.2 TFLOPS peak single precision and 2.1 TFLOPS peak double precision.
“The FirePro W8100 is designed for CAD and applications dedicated to video editing, color correction, composition, design visualization and GPU-accelerated compute task,” said Koduri.
The W9100 and W8100 supports workstation system integrators which includes Armari, Colfax, , Mouse Computer, PSSC Labs, TAROX, Workstation Specialist, Wortmann.
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