NVIDIA Quadro 3000M vs ATI FirePro M7740
Comparison of Quadro 3000M and FirePro M7740 architecture, market type and release date.
Quadro 3000M and FirePro M7740's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Quadro 3000M and FirePro M7740's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Core clock speed
Manufacturing process technology
Power consumption (TDP)
Texture fill rate
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on Quadro 3000M and FirePro M7740 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.
PCIe 2.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
Parameters of memory installed on Quadro 3000M and FirePro M7740: 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 Quadro 3000M and FirePro M7740.
APIs supported by Quadro 3000M and FirePro M7740, sometimes including their particular versions.
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Quadro 3000M and FirePro M7740. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
Quadro 3000M 1.06
ATI M7740 4.58 +332.1%
3DMark Vantage Performance
Quadro 3000M 7941 +19.8%
ATI M7740 6626
Cryptocurrency mining performance of Quadro 3000M and FirePro M7740. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
Let's see how good Quadro 3000M and FirePro M7740 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro 3000M
Much newer (22 February 2011 vs 4 August 2009)
Wider memory bus (256 vs 128 bit)
Higher memory bandwidth (80 vs 54.14 GB/s)
Advantages of ATI FirePro M7740
332.1% faster (about 4.5 times) in synthetic tests
More pipelines (640 vs 240)
Less power hungry (60 vs 75 watts)
So, Quadro 3000M or FirePro M7740?
Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends ATI FirePro M7740.
Should you still have questions on choice between Quadro 3000M and FirePro M7740, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.