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Radeon Pro Software Keeps Getting Faster

The continuous performance optimizations in every Radeon Pro Software driver update, in part thanks to the close technology partnerships we have with ISV application developers, means we’re working hard to deliver improved productivity in your applications every time you update your driver.

ACCELERATING DASSAULT SYSTÈMES® CATIA®

Focusing on End-User Application Performance

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“Many top design and engineering firms in the world rely on Dassault Systemes’ 3DEXPERIENCE® platform, and AMD’s Radeon Pro graphics solution is perfectly suited to provide our customers with exceptional performance in the pursuit of ever-improving visual fidelity and realism throughout the entire product life cycle.”

 

Xavier Melkonian
Director CATIA Design Portfolio
Dassault Systèmes

YEAR-OVER-YEAR PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENTS

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18.Q2 vs. 17.Q2 Year-Over-Year Performance Improvements

YEAR-OVER-YEAR PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENTS

In Media and Entertainment Applications

SPECapc® for Autodesk® Maya® 2017 Graphics Interactive Composite (MSAA)6
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18.Q2 vs. 17.Q2 Year-Over-Year Performance Improvements

  1. Radeon™ Pro Software Enterprise Edition 18.Q2 is up to 38% faster in the AMD internal Dassault Systèmes® CATIA® complex customer model benchmark than Radeon™ Pro Software Enterprise Driver 17.Q2 when using the Radeon™ Pro WX 5100. Testing conducted by AMD Performance Labs as of April 13th, 2018 on a test system comprising of an Intel® Xeon® 8-core W-2145 @ 3.7GHz (4.5GHz max), 64GB RAM, Windows® 10 Fall Creators Update Professional 64-bit, Radeon™ Pro WX 5100, Radeon™ Pro Software Enterprise Driver 17.Q2/Radeon™ Pro Software Enterprise Edition 18.Q2. Benchmark Application: AMD internal Dassault Systèmes® CATIA® complex customer model benchmark. The results correspond to the average visualization time per frame (in milliseconds). Radeon™ Pro Software Enterprise Driver 17.Q2 visualization time: 32.93 ms. Radeon™ Pro Software Enterprise Edition 18.Q2 visualization time: 23.92 ms. Performance Differential: (32.93 -23.92)/23.92*100 = ~37.67% faster performance with Radeon™ Pro Software Enterprise Edition 18.Q2. Scores are based on AMD internal lab measurements/modeling and may vary. PC manufacturers may vary configurations, yielding different results. Performance may vary based on use of latest drivers. RPS-22.
  2. Radeon™ Pro Software Enterprise Edition 18.Q2 is up to 2x faster in the AMD internal Dassault Systèmes® CATIA® main drive assembly model benchmark than Radeon™ Pro Software Enterprise Driver 17.Q2 when using the Radeon™ Pro WX 5100. Testing conducted by AMD Performance Labs as of April 13th, 2018 on a test system comprising of an Intel® Xeon® 8-core W-2145 @ 3.7GHz (4.5GHz max), 64GB RAM, Windows® 10 Fall Creators Update Professional 64-bit, Radeon™ Pro WX 5100, Radeon™ Pro Software Enterprise Driver 17.Q2/Radeon™ Pro Software Enterprise Edition 18.Q2. Benchmark Application: AMD internal Dassault Systèmes® CATIA® main drive assembly model benchmark. The results correspond to the average visualization time per frame (in milliseconds). Radeon™ Pro Software Enterprise Driver 17.Q2 visualization time: 9.5 ms. Radeon™ Pro Software Enterprise Edition 18.Q2 visualization time: 4.72 ms. Performance Differential: (9.5-4.72)/4.72*100 = ~101.27% faster performance with Radeon™ Pro Software Enterprise Edition 18.Q2.
  3. Radeon™ Pro Software Enterprise Edition 18.Q2 is up to an est. 12% faster in SPECapc® for SOLIDWORKS® 2015 Graphics Composite (FSAA) than Radeon™ Pro Software Enterprise Driver 17.Q2 when using the Radeon™ Pro WX 5100. Testing conducted by AMD Performance Labs as of April 28th, 2018 on a test system comprising of an Intel® Xeon® 4-core W-2125 @ 4.0GHz (4.5GHz max), 32GB RAM, Windows® 10 Fall Creators Update Professional 64-bit, Radeon™ Pro WX 5100, Radeon™ Pro Software Enterprise Driver 17.Q2/Radeon™ Pro Software Enterprise Edition 18.Q2. Rule-compliant in all but OS version. Benchmark Application: SPECapc® for SOLIDWORKS® 2015 Graphics Composite (FSAA). Radeon™ Pro Software Enterprise Driver 17.Q2 score: 6.54. Radeon™ Pro Software Enterprise Edition 18.Q2 score: 7.34. Performance Differential: (7.34-6.54)/6.54*100 = ~12.23% faster performance with Radeon™ Pro Software Enterprise Edition 18.Q2. Scores are based on AMD internal lab measurements/modeling and may vary. Additional information about SPECapc® for SOLIDWORKS® 2015 can be found at www.spec.org. PC manufacturers may vary configurations, yielding different results. Performance may vary based on use of latest drivers. RPS-18.
  4. Radeon™ Pro Software Enterprise Edition 18.Q2 is up to an est. 14% faster in SPECapc® for PTC® Creo® 3.0 Graphics Composite than Radeon™ Pro Software Enterprise Driver 17.Q2 when using the Radeon™ Pro WX 7100. Testing conducted by AMD Performance Labs as of April 28th, 2018 on a test system comprising of an Intel® Xeon® 4-core W-2125 @ 4.0GHz (4.5GHz max), 32GB RAM, Windows® 10 Fall Creators Update Professional 64-bit, Radeon™ Pro WX 7100, Radeon™ Pro Software Enterprise Driver 17.Q2/Radeon™ Pro Software Enterprise Edition 18.Q2. Rule-compliant in all but OS version. Benchmark Application: SPECapc® for PTC® Creo® 3.0 Graphics Composite. Radeon™ Pro Software Enterprise Driver 17.Q2 score: 8.73. Radeon™ Pro Software Enterprise Edition 18.Q2 score: 9.91. Performance Differential: (9.91-8.73)/8.73*100 = ~13.52% faster performance with Radeon™ Pro Software Enterprise Edition 18.Q2. Scores are based on AMD internal lab measurements/modeling and may vary. Additional information about SPECapc® for PTC® Creo® can be found at www.spec.org. PC manufacturers may vary configurations, yielding different results. Performance may vary based on use of latest drivers. RPS-17.
  5. Radeon™ Pro Software Enterprise Edition 18.Q2 is up to 47% faster in SPECviewperf® 12.1 snx-02 than Radeon™ Pro Software Enterprise Driver 17.Q2 when using the Radeon™ Pro WX 7100. Testing conducted by AMD Performance Labs as of April 28th, 2018 on a test system comprising of an Intel® Xeon® 4-core W-2125 @ 4.0GHz (4.5GHz max), 32GB RAM, Windows® 10 Fall Creators Update Professional 64-bit, Radeon™ Pro WX 7100, Radeon™ Pro Software Enterprise Driver 17.Q2/Radeon™ Pro Software Enterprise Edition 18.Q2. Benchmark Application: SPECviewperf® 12.1 snx-02. Radeon™ Pro Software Enterprise Driver 17.Q2 score: 79.47. Radeon™ Pro Software Enterprise Edition 18.Q2 score: 116.64. Performance Differential: (116.64-79.47)/79.47*100 = ~46.77% faster performance with Radeon™ Pro Software Enterprise Edition 18.Q2. Scores are based on AMD internal lab measurements/modeling and may vary. Additional information about SPECviewperf®12.1 can be found at www.spec.org. PC manufacturers may vary configurations, yielding different results. Performance may vary based on use of latest drivers. RPS-16.
  6. Radeon™ Pro Software Enterprise Edition 18.Q2 is up to 22% faster in SPECapc® for Autodesk® Maya® 2017 Graphics Interactive Composite (MSAA) than Radeon™ Pro Software Enterprise Driver 17.Q2 when using the Radeon™ Pro WX 4100. Testing conducted by AMD Performance Labs as of April 28th, 2018 on a test system comprising of an Intel® Xeon® 4-core W-2125 @ 4.0GHz (4.5GHz max), 32GB RAM, Windows® 10 Fall Creators Update Professional 64-bit, Radeon™ Pro WX 4100, Radeon™ Pro Software Enterprise Driver 17.Q2/Radeon™ Pro Software Enterprise Edition 18.Q2. Benchmark Application: SPECapc® for Maya® 2017 Graphics Interactive Composite (MSAA). Radeon™ Pro Software Enterprise Driver 17.Q2 score: 2.06. Radeon™ Pro Software Enterprise Edition 18.Q2 score: 2.51. Performance Differential: (2.51-2.06)/2.06*100 = ~21.84% faster performance with Radeon™ Pro Software Enterprise Edition 18.Q2. Scores are based on AMD internal lab measurements/modeling and may vary. Additional information about SPECapc® for Maya® 2017 can be found at www.spec.org. PC manufacturers may vary configurations, yielding different results. Performance may vary based on use of latest drivers. RPS-20.
  7. Radeon™ Pro Software Enterprise Edition 18.Q2 is up to an est. 44% faster in SPECapc® for Autodesk® 3ds Max® 2015 Graphics Composite (4K 8xAA) than Radeon™ Pro Software Enterprise Driver 17.Q2 when using the Radeon™ Pro WX 5100. Testing conducted by AMD Performance Labs as of April 28th, 2018 on a test system comprising of an Intel® Xeon® 4-core W-2125 @ 4.0GHz (4.5GHz max), 32GB RAM, Windows® 10 Fall Creators Update Professional 64-bit, Radeon™ Pro WX 5100, Radeon™ Pro Software Enterprise Driver 17.Q2/Radeon™ Pro Software Enterprise Edition 18.Q2. Rule-compliant in all but OS version. Benchmark Application: SPECapc® for Autodesk® 3ds Max® 2015 Graphics Composite (4K 8xAA). Radeon™ Pro Software Enterprise Driver 17.Q2 score: 1.51. Radeon™ Pro Software Enterprise Edition 18.Q2 score: 2.17. Performance Differential: (2.17-1.51)/1.51*100 = ~43.71% faster performance with Radeon™ Pro Software Enterprise Edition 18.Q2. Scores are based on AMD internal lab measurements/modeling and may vary. Additional information about SPECapc® for Autodesk® 3ds Max® 2015 can be found at www.spec.org. PC manufacturers may vary configurations, yielding different results. Performance may vary based on use of latest drivers. RPS-19.

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