NVIDIA Quadro 2000M vs K2000M

NVIDIA Quadro 2000M
NVIDIA Quadro K2000M

General info

Comparison of Quadro 2000M and Quadro K2000M architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
21.91
 
9.21
Architecture
Fermi
 
Kepler
Code name
GF106
 
GK107
Type
Mobile workstation
 
Mobile workstation
Release date
13 January 2011
 
1 June 2012
Launch price (MSRP)
$46.56
 
$265.27
Price now
$47
 
$144

Technical specs

Quadro 2000M 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 Quadro 2000M and Quadro K2000M's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
192
 
384
Core clock speed
550 MHz
 
745 MHz
Transistor count
1,170 million
 
1,270 million
Manufacturing process technology
40 nm
 
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
55 Watt
 
55 Watt
Texture fill rate
17.60
 
23.84
Floating-point performance
422.4 gflops
 
572.2 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Quadro 2000M 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
MXM-A (3.0)
 
MXM-A (3.0)

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Quadro 2000M 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
DDR3
 
DDR3
Maximum RAM amount
2 GB
 
2 GB
Memory bus width
128 Bit
 
128 Bit
Memory clock speed
1800 MHz
 
1800 MHz
Memory bandwidth
28.8 GB/s
 
28.8 GB/s
Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro 2000M and Quadro K2000M. 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.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
No outputs

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Quadro 2000M and Quadro K2000M. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
Optimus
-
 
+
CUDA
-
 
+

API support

APIs supported by Quadro 2000M and Quadro K2000M, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 (11_0)
 
12 (11_0)
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.6
Vulkan
-
 
+

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Quadro 2000M and Quadro K2000M. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

Quadro 2000M 3.76
K2000M 4.84 +28.7%

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

Quadro 2000M 1261
K2000M 1798 +42.6%

3DMark Vantage Performance

Quadro 2000M 6634
K2000M 7947 +19.8%

Passmark

Quadro 2000M 816
K2000M 1051 +28.8%

Octane Render OctaneBench

Quadro 2000M 7
K2000M 9 +28.6%

Rendering quality tests

GFXBench render quality
4541 +0%
 
4541 +0%
GFXBench high precision render quality
4541 +0%
 
4541 +0%

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Quadro 2000M and Quadro K2000M. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
27 Mh/s +50%
 
18 Mh/s −50%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Quadro 2000M and Quadro K2000M are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro 2000M

Cheaper ($46.56 vs $265.27)
OpenGl 4.1
FP32

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro K2000M

28.7% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (1 June 2012 vs 13 January 2011)
More pipelines (384 vs 192)
Finer manufacturing process technology (28 vs 40 nm)
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, Quadro 2000M or K2000M?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA Quadro K2000M.
Should you still have questions on choice between Quadro 2000M and Quadro K2000M, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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