NVIDIA Quadro 4000 vs AMD FirePro V3900
Comparison of Quadro 4000 and FirePro V3900 architecture, market type and release date.
Quadro 4000 and FirePro V3900's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Quadro 4000 and FirePro V3900'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
15.2 GTexel / s
15.6 GTexel / s
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on Quadro 4000 and FirePro V3900 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 2.1 x16
PCIe 2.0 x16
PCIe 2.0 x16
Half Height / Half Length
Supplementary power connectors
Parameters of memory installed on Quadro 4000 and FirePro V3900: 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
89.9 GB / s
28 GB / s
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro 4000 and FirePro V3900.
1x DVI, 2x DisplayPort
1x DVI, 1x DisplayPort
Dual-link DVI support
HD сomponent video output
APIs supported by Quadro 4000 and FirePro V3900, sometimes including their particular versions.
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Quadro 4000 and FirePro V3900. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
Quadro 4000 3.27 +783.8%
FirePro V3900 0.37
Quadro 4000 2049 +135%
FirePro V3900 872
Rendering quality tests
GFXBench render quality
GFXBench high precision render quality
Cryptocurrency mining performance of Quadro 4000 and FirePro V3900. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
44 Mh/s −31.8%
58 Mh/s +31.8%
Let's see how good Quadro 4000 and FirePro V3900 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro 4000
783.8% faster (about 9 times) in synthetic tests
Wider memory bus (256 vs 128 bit)
Higher memory bandwidth (89.9 vs 28 GB/s)
Less power hungry (142 vs 199 watts)
Advantages of AMD FirePro V3900
Much newer (7 February 2012 vs 2 November 2010)
More pipelines (480 vs 256)
So, Quadro 4000 or FirePro V3900?
Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA Quadro 4000.
Should you still have questions on choice between Quadro 4000 and FirePro V3900, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.