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Making Workstations Future Ready

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With an aim to deliver ultimate supercomputing performance for the next generation, AMD India (division of American multinational semiconductor company) has introduced the AMD FirePro W8100 and W9100 professional graphics cards.
 
With nearly 38 times the performance of the similar cards available in the market, these new graphics cards are accelerated by Open Computing Language. They are designed for the next generation of 4K CAD (Computing-Aided Design) and Media and Entertainment (M&E) workflows, engineering analysis and supercomputing applications. 
 
Coming to the specifications now, the AMD FirePro W8100 features 8 GB of GDDR5 memory, up to 4.2 TFLOPS of single precision compute performance, and unmatched double precision compute performance of up to 2.1 TFLOPS. On the other hand, AMD FirePro W9100 features 2.62 TFLOPS of peak double-precision GPU compute performance, 16GB GDDR5 memory, multi-GPU Support and 4K screen resolution. 
 
The exciting part is that the the AMD FirePro W9100 can drive up to six 4K displays. Power at your service sir!
 
To address the increased requirements for real time 4K productivity, the AMD FirePro Ultra Workstation has been created with input from industry leaders to bring to market single and multi-GPU configurations that can match the demand of compute-intensive applications. Supporting Workstation System Integrators include: Armari, CARRI, Colfax, Exxact, Mouse Computer, PSSC Labs, Scan International, Tarox, Versatile Distribution Services, Workstation Specialists and Wortmann.
 
"With an increase in availability and accessibility of 4K displays, there has been a rise in the applications demanding increased memory support while pushing the limits of real-time 4K video production and rendering. The addition of AMD FirePro W8100 is a significant step towards expanding our product portfolio for enabling professionals - in cooperation with our hardware and software partners - with the best kind of workstation performance that they need for supercomputing applications and next generation 4K workflows", said Raja Koduri, Corporate Vice President, Visual Computing, AMD.
 
"AMD's flagship FirePro W9100 is a terrific card designed for demanding workflows in next-generation workstations. Equipped with 16GB GDDR5 of ultra-fast on-board memory, and the ability to support up to six 4K displays via six Mini DisplayPort outputs1, the AMD FirePro W9100 graphics card is the ideal single-GPU solution for the next generation of ultra-high resolution visualization environments," he further added.


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