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We reviewed the FirePro V8700 1GB workstation graphics card back in March, but AMD has now introduced its evolutionary successor to this ultra high-end product, and that is the ATI FirePro V8750 2GB.
The FirePro V8750 continues to be based off the ATI RV770 graphics processor, but is now backed by 2GB of 900MHz GDDR5 memory. Bumping the memory speed by 50MHz has raised the peak memory bandwidth from 108GB/s to 115GB/s. How well though does this $1,800 USD graphics card work with Linux? Well, we have all of the benchmarks in this article.
The FirePro V8750 is designed to be an ultra high-end workstation graphics card for tasks like digital content creation, computer aided design, and scientific modeling. Being based off the RV770 and just being a six-month refresh to the earlier FirePro V8700, a majority of the features between these two cards are the same.