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Gaming Performance Comparison

Recommended System Requirements
Game GeForce GTX 670 PNY 2GB Edition FirePro W5000
Red Dead Redemption 2 65% 325%
Doom Eternal 42% 265%
Cyberpunk 2077 126% 484%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 65% 325%
Dragon Ball Z Kakarot 2% 162%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 126% 484%
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 126% 484%
Grand Theft Auto VI 152% 549%
Need For Speed Heat 65% 325%
Warcraft 3: Reforged 94% 84%

In terms of overall gaming performance, the graphical capabilities of the Nvidia GeForce GTX 670 PNY 2GB Edition are massively better than the AMD FirePro W5000.

The FirePro W5000 was released less than a year after the GTX 670, and so they are likely to have similar driver support for optimizing performance when running the latest games.

The GeForce GTX 670 PNY 2GB Edition and the FirePro W5000 have the same amount of video memory, but are likely to provide slightly different experiences when displaying game textures at high resolutions.

The GTX 670 has 89.9 GB/sec greater memory bandwidth than the FirePro W5000, which means that the memory performance of the GTX 670 is much better than the FirePro W5000.

The GeForce GTX 670 PNY 2GB Edition has 1344 Shader Processing Units and the FirePro W5000 has 768. However, the actual shader performance of the GTX 670 is 1317 and the actual shader performance of the FirePro W5000 is 412. The GTX 670 having 905 better shader performance and an altogether better performance when taking into account other relevant data means that the GTX 670 delivers a massively smoother and more efficient experience when processing graphical data than the FirePro W5000.

The GeForce GTX 670 PNY 2GB Edition requires 170 Watts to run and the FirePro W5000 requires 75 Watts. We would recommend a PSU with at least 500 Watts for the GTX 670. The GTX 670 requires 95 Watts more than the FirePro W5000 to run. The difference is significant enough that the GTX 670 may have an adverse affect on your yearly electricity bills in comparison to the FirePro W5000.

Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GPU Architecture

Core Speed915 MHzvs825 MHz
Boost Clock980 MHzvs-
ArchitectureKepler GK104-325-A2Pitcairn LE
OC Potential Good vs -
Driver Support Good vs -
Release Date01 May 2012vs01 Aug 2012
GPU LinkGD LinkGD Link

Resolution Performance

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GPU Memory

Memory2048 MBvs2048 MB
Memory Speed1502 MHzvs800 MHz
Memory Bus256 Bitvs256 Bit
Memory TypeGDDR5vsGDDR5
Memory Bandwidth192.3GB/secvs102.4GB/sec
L2 Cache 512 KB green tick vs -
Delta Color Compression no vs no
Memory Performance 0% green tick vs green tick 0%

GPU Display

Shader Processing Units1344vs768
Actual Shader Performance63%vs20%
Texture Mapping Units112vs-
Texture Rate102.5 GTexel/svs-
Render Output Units32vs-
Pixel Rate29.3 GPixel/svs-

GPU Outputs

Max Digital Resolution (WxH)4096x2160vs4096x2160
VGA Connections0vs0
DVI Connections2vs1
HDMI Connections1vs0
DisplayPort Connections-vs-

GPU Power Requirements

Max Power170 Wattsvs75 Watts
Recommended PSU500 Watts & 30 Amps-

GPU Features

Shader Model5.0vs5.0
Open GL4.5vs4.2
Open CL-vs-
Notebook GPUnono

GPU Supporting Hardware

Recommended ProcessorIntel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz-
Recommended RAM8 GB-
Maximum Recommended Gaming Resolution1920x1080-

Gaming Performance Value

Performance Value

GPU Mini Review

Mini ReviewGeForce GTX 670 PNY 2GB Edition is a renamed GeForce GTX 670 with no new features - not even a new cooling system. Its performance is exactly like the reference card.FirePro W5000 is a server GPU based on 28nm the GCN architecture.
It's based on the Pitcairn LE Core (technically a halved Tahiti LE Core) and therefore offers 768 Shader Processing Units, 40 TMUs and 32 ROPs on a 256-bit interface of fast GDDR5. The central unit is clocked 825MHz while the memory clock operates at 800MHZ.
Its gaming performance is expected to be only slightly above Radeon HD 7770, despite its higher count SPU, as the HD 7000 Series GPUs benefit from certified gaming drivers which unlock the GCN's architecture potential while FirePro W5000 is made for professional applications. Therefore, expect its performance to be between 1% and 5% better than Radeon HD 7770.
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