In what’s turning out to be a busy week for mobile workstation announcements, AMD is announcing this week that they are launching three new FirePro Mobile parts. This latest announcement roughly coincides with the announcement of new mobile workstations from partners such as Dell, who are in turn gearing up for their first mobile workstations based on the recently announced Xeon E3-1500M v5, the very first mobile Xeon. AMD FirePro Mobile Specification Comparison FirePro W7170M FirePro W5170M FirePro W5130M Stream Processors 2048 640 512 GPU Clock 723MHz <925MHz <925MHz Memory Clock 5GHz GDDR5 <4.5GHz GDDR5 <4GHz GDDR5 Memory Bus Width 256-bit 128-bit 128-bit VRAM 4GB 2GB 2GB FP64 1/16 1/16 1/16 GPU Tonga Cape Verde Cape Verde Architecture GCN 1.2 GCN 1.0 GCN 1.0 Overall this is a very low-key launch for AMD – no slide decks, just a press release – however the roll out of this latest generation of FirePro Mobile parts represents a significant step up in...

Matrox's Comeback Kid - The Parhelia-512

The wait is over, after two long years of nothing more than G400 refreshes, Matrox is a month away from delivering a high-performing GPU. Find out everything there is...

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 5/14/2002

Gainward GeForce4 Ti 4200: The First Retail 4200

Let's kick off the week with a look at the first retail GeForce4 Ti 4200 card from Gainward.

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 5/13/2002

3DLabs' P10 Visual Processing Unit - When a CPU & GPU Collide

What will a 256-bit DDR bus, 16 vertex processors and an incredible amount of hardware flexibility give you? 3DLabs' next-generation graphics technology that will be making its way...

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 5/3/2002

NVIDIA GeForce4 Ti 4400/4600 Roundup - April 2002

If you're in the market for the fastest 3D accelerator money can buy, look no further. We tell you everything there is to know about the 11 most...

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 4/29/2002

ATI's Best: All-in-Wonder Radeon 8500 128MB & TV/Capture Card Roundup

Today ATI released the latest member of their All-in-Wonder line with the highest level of gaming performance ever offered by ATI in an AIW card. We took this...

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 4/22/2002

Sub-$200 Video Card Roundup - April 2002

ATI's 128MB Radeon 8500LE goes head to head with NVIDIA's GeForce4 Ti 4200. Benchmarked on everything from the engine behind Unreal Tournament 2003 to Jedi Knight 2 on...

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 4/16/2002

NVIDIA's Quadro4 Preview: Threatening the Competition

With NVIDIA's fourth generation Quadro part the Santa Clara based firm is continuing to torment ATI and 3DLabs but now adds a third company to their hit-list: Matrox. ...

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 2/19/2002

NVIDIA GeForce4 - NV17 and NV25 Come to Life

NVIDIA's GeForce4 is finally here. Consisting of 6 different chips, from the high end GeForce4 Ti 4600 to the low end GeForce4 MX 420, we put NVIDIA's latest...

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 2/6/2002

NVIDIA GeForce2/3 Titanium Roundup - January 2002

We have collected 17 of the most popular NVIDIA GeForce2/3 Titanium video cards and determined 3 winners. Interested to see where the cards stand and which Titanium based card...

0 by Matthew Witheiler on 1/30/2002

Next-Generation Game Performance with the Unreal Engine: 15-way GPU Shootout

Armed with a true next-generation game engine we have compared everything from the original GeForce 256 to the Radeon 8500. Find out how today's cards will perform in...

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 1/24/2002

Digital Visual Interface (DVI) Explained & Improving GeForce2/3 Image Quality

With the falling price of Digital Flat Panels, it's time that we took a look at the DVI standard and why it will be widely used in the future...

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 1/17/2002

NVIDIA's NV17M: A Brief Update

NVIDIA answered our remaining questions about the NV17M. Find out if this new core has pixel and vertex shader support as well as what else sets it apart...

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 11/27/2001

ATI's SMOOTHVISION - The key to its "success"

ATI's latest drivers finally enabled SMOOTHVISION Anti-Aliasing support for the Radeon 8500, but there's actually a lot more to this feature that Radeon 8500 owners should know about.

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 11/26/2001

ATI's Radeon 8500 - New drivers expose potential

ATI's latest drivers for the Radeon 8500 not only make the card competitive with the GeForce3 Ti 500 but they also enable support for the best looking anti-aliasing we've...

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 11/14/2001

ATI's Visit to AnandTech: All-in-Wonder Radeon 8500DV Preview & more

ATI recently paid us a visit in order to give us a sneak peak at the upcoming All-in-Wonder Radeon 8500DV. ATI also answered some questions that you, our...

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 11/6/2001

ATI's Radeon 8500: She's got potential

ATI's flagship Radeon 8500 is finally in stores and has been shipping for over a week now. Today we are finally able to bring you a review of...

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 10/17/2001

NVIDIA's Fall Product Line: GeForce3 Titanium

Another six months has passed and today we have three new graphics cards from NVIDIA. What does NVIDIA's Titanium line have in store for you? Does ATI...

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 10/1/2001

ATI's Radeon 8500 & 7500: A Preview

What we've refered to for so long as Radeon 2 is finally here. While it will still be until September before you see the Radeon 8500 on store...

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 8/14/2001

NVIDIA's Detonator 4 Drivers: Free Performance

Want a quick 5 - 30% increase in performance without buying a new video card or overclocking? NVIDIA's Detonator 4 drivers will give you just that and maybe...

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 8/13/2001

NVIDIA GeForce3 Roundup - July 2001

Wondering which of NVIDIA's GeForce3 solutions is right for you? Let AnandTech take the guesswork out of buying a GeForce3 video card with this roundup that includes the standard...

0 by Matthew Witheiler on 7/25/2001

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