AMD shows new FirePro professional graphics cards
Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) has presented a few more professional FirePro graphics cards. All of them are designed to provide exceptional application performance for entry-level workstation users up to ultra power users and have 4K support, large frame buffers and improved computing performance.
There are four new models – the AMD FirePro W2100, AMD FirePro W4100, AMD FirePro W5100 and AMD FirePro W7100, all based on Graphics Core Next architecture. The FirePro W7100 comes with 8 GB of VRAM and is a perfect choice for entertainment and multimedia. The W5100 comes with 4 GB of VRAM and four display outputs for complex models, assemblies, data sets and advanced visual effects. The W4100 is a perfect choice for “users who need a performance boost to address their evolving workflows”, while the W2100 delivers “optimized and certified professional application performance that consumer graphics lack”.
The new cards will keep company to the already introduced AMD FirePro W9100 – the most advanced professional graphics solution by AMD with support for six 4K displays and 16 GB of GDDR5 VRAM, and the FirePro W8100, which has 8 GB of GDDR5 VRAM for accelerating projects beyond graphics.
The AMD FirePro W9100 and FirePro W8100 are available for purchase now, while the FirePro W2100, W4100 and W5100 will be available in September of this year. The AMD FirePro W7100 will become available in Q4 2014. Pricing is unknown.