During the last keynote at the last day of AFDS 2012, Mark Papemaster (AMD CTO) showed the next-generation FirePro board for the very first time, and the product is a beast indeed.

Mark Papermaster, AMD CTO shows off AMD FirePro W9000 6GB Workstation graphics card
Mark Papermaster, AMD CTO shows off AMD FirePro W9000 6GB Workstation graphics card

This is the first time we saw a three fan, an enthusiast configuration ? debuting as a professional workstation card. The key disclosed details are:

FirePro W9000

  • Tahiti GPU operating at 1GHz
  • Southern Islands GPU Architecutre
  • 4TFLOPS Single Precision IEEE 754-2011
  • 1TFLOPS Double Precision IEEE 754-2011
  • 384-bit Memory Interface
  • 6GB GDDR5 Memory
  • 6 DisplayPorts
  • 3x 92mm Fan (design resembles Arctic Cooling)

More details will be known on the next SIGGRAPH, which takes place in August of 2012.