NVIDIA GRID M3-3020 vs Matrox G450
Comparison of graphics card architecture, market segment, release date and other general parameters.
Place in performance rating
GPU code name
18 May 2016
1 January 2001
General performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines / CUDA cores
Core clock speed
Manufacturing process technology
Texture fill rate
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on GRID M3-3020 and Matrox G450 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop video cards it's interface and bus (motherboard compatibility), additional power connectors (power supply compatibility).
PCIe 3.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
Parameters of memory installed: 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.
Maximum RAM amount
Memory bus width
Memory clock speed
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on GRID M3-3020 and Matrox G450. As a rule, this section is relevant only for desktop reference video cards, since for notebook ones the availability of certain video outputs depends on the laptop model.
1x DVI, 1x VGA
APIs supported by GRID M3-3020 and Matrox G450, sometimes including their particular versions.
Cryptocurrency mining performance of GRID M3-3020 and Matrox G450. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
Advantages of NVIDIA GRID M3-3020
Much newer (18 May 2016 vs 1 January 2001)
Wider memory bus (128 vs 64 bit)
Higher memory bandwidth (83.2 vs 2.656 GB/s)
Finer manufacturing process technology (28 vs 180 nm)
Advantages of Matrox G450
We are unaware of any advantages of Matrox G450 over NVIDIA GRID M3-3020.
So, GRID M3-3020 or Matrox G450?
Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA GRID M3-3020 and Matrox G450. We've got no test results to judge.
Be aware that GRID M3-3020 is a workstation card while Matrox G450 is a desktop one.
Should you still have questions on choice between GRID M3-3020 and Matrox G450, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.