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1 Testing as of April 02, 2020 by AMD Performance Labs on a production test system comprised of an Intel® Xeon® W-2125, 32GB HBM2 RAM, Windows® 10 Pro for Workstations, 64-bit, System BIOS 1.11.1, AMD Radeon™ Pro VII, AMD Radeon™ Software for Enterprise 20.Q2 Pre-release version/NVIDIA Quadro® RTX, NVIDIA Quadro® Optimal Driver for Enterprise (ODE) R440 U6 (442.5) using PugetBenchfor DaVinci ResolveStudiov. 0.6 Beta. PugetBench by Puget Systems. Results may vary. RPW-310
2 Testing as of April 29, 2020 by AMD Performance Labs on a production test system comprised of an Intel® Xeon® W-2125, 32GB HBM2 RAM, Windows® 10 Pro for Workstations, 4096-bit, System BIOS 1.11.1, AMD Radeon™ Pro VII, AMD Radeon™ Pro Software for Enterprise 20.Q1/NVIDIA Quadro® RTX, NVIDIA Quadro® Optimal Driver for Enterprise (ODE) R440 U6 (442.5) using AMD Internal Benchmark for EDEM. RPW-320.
3 AMD Infinity Fabric™ Link requires two Radeon Pro VII GPUs, a compatible bridge connector (either a two- or a three-slot bridge connector, both sold separately.), and Radeon Software for Enterprise driver 20.Q2 or later. Compatible software is currently limited to Radeon™ ProRender, but additional application compatibility is expected in future 3rd party software releases and are required to use the combined graphics memory of both cards. GD-169
4 Compatible with AMD Radeon™ Pro WX 2100, 3100, 3200, 4100, 5100, 7100, 8200, 9100, and AMD Radeon™ Pro W5500, W5700, and VII GPUs. Remote Workstation functionality requires AMD Radeon™ Pro Software for Enterprise driver 18.Q4 or newer plus purchase and installation of Citrix Virtual Apps & Desktops™ or Microsoft® Remote Desktop Services. RPS-50
5 AMD Radeon™ Pro Software for Enterprise 20.Q2 is up to 14% faster in the geomean of the SPECviewperf® 13 benchmark viewsets than AMD Radeon™ Pro Software for Enterprise 19.Q2 when using the Radeon™ Pro WX 4100 GPU. Testing conducted by AMD Performance Labs as of April 29, 2020, on a test system comprising of an Intel® Xeon® W-2125 4-core 4.50 GHz CPU, 32 GB RAM, Windows® 10 for Workstations 64-bit October 2018 Update, System BIOS 1.11.1 at default settings, Radeon™ Pro WX 4100, AMD Radeon™ Pro Software for Enterprise 20.Q2/AMD Radeon™ Pro Software for Enterprise 19.Q2. Benchmark Application: ran the SPECviewperf® 13 benchmark and then calculated the geomean of all viewsets (higher is better). AMD Radeon™ Pro Software for Enterprise 20.Q2: 41.84. AMD Radeon™ Pro Software for Enterprise 19.Q2: 36.86. Performance Differential: (41.84-36.86)/36.86*100 = ~13.51% better performance with AMD Radeon™ Pro Software for Enterprise 20.Q2 on the Radeon™ Pro WX 4100 graphics card. Scores are based on AMD internal lab measurements and may vary. PC manufacturers may vary configurations, yielding different results. Performance may vary based on use of latest drivers. SPEC®, SPECapc™, and SPECviewperf® are registered trademarks of the Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation. Additional information about the SPEC benchmarks can be found at www.spec.org/gwpg. RPS-125