AMD FirePro W4190M vs NVIDIA Quadro K2000M

AMD FirePro W4190M
NVIDIA Quadro K2000M

General info

Comparison of FirePro W4190M and Quadro K2000M architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
n/d
 
1.27
Architecture
GCN
 
Kepler
Code name
Mars XTX?
 
N14P-Q3
Type
Mobile workstation
 
Mobile workstation
Release date
12 November 2015
 
1 June 2012
Launch price (MSRP)
n/d
 
$265.27
Price now
n/d
 
$144

Technical specs

FirePro W4190M and Quadro K2000M's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of FirePro W4190M and Quadro K2000M's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
384
 
384
Core clock speed
825 MHz
 
745 MHz
Boost Clock
900 MHz
 
n/d
Transistor count
1,040 million
 
1,270 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
n/d
 
55 Watt
Texture fill rate
21.6 GTexel / s
 
23.84 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
691.2 gflops
 
572.2 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on FirePro W4190M and Quadro K2000M compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For notebook video cards it's notebook size, connection slot and bus, if the video card is inserted into a slot instead of being soldered to the notebook motherboard.
Laptop size
medium sized
 
medium sized
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x8
 
MXM-A (3.0)
Supplementary power connectors
None
 
n/d

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on FirePro W4190M and Quadro K2000M: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors don't have dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM.
Memory type
GDDR5
 
DDR3
Maximum RAM amount
2 GB
 
2 GB
Memory bus width
128 Bit
 
128 Bit
Memory clock speed
4000 MHz
 
1800 MHz
Memory bandwidth
64 GB / s
 
28.8 GB / s
Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on FirePro W4190M and Quadro K2000M.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
No outputs

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by FirePro W4190M and Quadro K2000M. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
AppAcceleration
+
 
-
Enduro
+
 
-
Optimus
-
 
+
CUDA
-
 
+
PowerPlay
+
 
n/d

API support

APIs supported by FirePro W4190M and Quadro K2000M, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 11.2, Shader 5.0
 
DirectX 11, Shader 5.0
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.6
Vulkan
-
 
+

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of FirePro W4190M and Quadro K2000M. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

W4190M 1.66 +19.4%
K2000M 1.39

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

W4190M 12317 +40.5%
K2000M 8766

3DMark Fire Strike Score

W4190M 1663 +59.9%
K2000M 1040

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

W4190M 1745 +66.8%
K2000M 1046

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

W4190M 2351 +30.8%
K2000M 1798

Passmark

W4190M 1298 +20.1%
K2000M 1081

Rendering quality tests

GFXBench render quality
4549 +0.2%
 
4541 −0.2%
GFXBench high precision render quality
4549 +0.2%
 
4541 −0.2%

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of FirePro W4190M and Quadro K2000M. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
n/d
 
18 Mh/s

Gaming performance

Let's see how good FirePro W4190M and Quadro K2000M are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of AMD FirePro W4190M

19.4% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (12 November 2015 vs 1 June 2012)
Higher memory bandwidth (64 vs 28.8 GB/s)
App Acceleration
PowerPlay
AMD PowerTune technology
AMD ZeroCore Power technology
Enduro (saves battery charge by automatically switching between an integrated and discrete AMD GPU depending on workload. Similar to NVIDIA Optimus)
PCI Express 3.0 x16
AMD App Acceleration

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro K2000M

Optimus (lowers energy usage by automatically switching between integrated and discrete NVIDIA GPU. Similar to AMD Enduro)
PhysX (hardware acceleration of physical simulation engine named PhysX)
Verde
CUDA (Compute Unified Device Architecture - an API for video card computing power usage in tasks different from 3D graphics processing. Can be used for physics simulation for instance)
3D
3DTV
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)
Optimus Support

So, FirePro W4190M or Quadro K2000M?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends AMD FirePro W4190M.
Should you still have questions on choice between FirePro W4190M and Quadro K2000M, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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