NVIDIA Quadro 5010M vs M600M

NVIDIA Quadro 5010M
NVIDIA Quadro M600M

General info

Comparison of Quadro 5010M and Quadro M600M architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
9.01
 
23.71
Architecture
Fermi 2.0
 
Maxwell
Code name
GF110
 
GM107
Type
Mobile workstation
 
Mobile workstation
Release date
22 February 2011
 
18 August 2015
Price now
$236
 
$103

Technical specs

Quadro 5010M and Quadro M600M's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Quadro 5010M and Quadro M600M's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
384
 
384
Core clock speed
450 MHz
 
837 MHz
Boost Clock
n/d
 
876 MHz
Transistor count
3,000 million
 
1,870 million
Manufacturing process technology
40 nm
 
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
100 Watt
 
30 Watt
Texture fill rate
21.6 GTexel / s
 
14.02 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
691.2 gflops
 
863.2 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Quadro 5010M and Quadro M600M 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
large
 
large
Interface
MXM-B (3.0)
 
MXM-A (3.0)
Supplementary power connectors
n/d
 
None

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Quadro 5010M and Quadro M600M: 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
 
GDDR5
Maximum RAM amount
4 GB
 
2 GB
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
128 Bit
Memory clock speed
2600 MHz
 
5012 MHz
Memory bandwidth
83.2 GB / s
 
80 GB / s
Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro 5010M and Quadro M600M.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
No outputs
Display Port
n/d
 
1.2

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Quadro 5010M and Quadro M600M. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
Optimus
-
 
+
ECC (Error Correcting Code)
+
 
n/d
3D Vision Pro
n/d
 
+
Mosaic
n/d
 
+
nView Display Management
n/d
 
+
Optimus
n/d
 
+
nView
n/d
 
+

API support

APIs supported by Quadro 5010M and Quadro M600M, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12.0 (11_0)
 
12
Shader Model
n/d
 
5.0
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.5
Vulkan
-
 
+

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Quadro 5010M and Quadro M600M. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

Quadro 5010M 6.54
Quadro M600M 7.51 +14.8%

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

Quadro 5010M 2693
Quadro M600M 2911 +8.1%

3DMark Vantage Performance

Quadro 5010M 12991 +2%
Quadro M600M 12734

Passmark

Quadro 5010M 1833
Quadro M600M 1932 +5.4%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Quadro 5010M and Quadro M600M are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro 5010M

Wider memory bus (256 vs 128 bit)
Higher memory bandwidth (83.2 vs 80 GB/s)
OpenGl 4.1
ECC Memory
FP64 IEEE 754

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro M600M

14.8% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (18 August 2015 vs 22 February 2011)
Finer manufacturing process technology (28 vs 40 nm)
Less power hungry (30 vs 100 watts)
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)
3D Vision Pro
nView
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)
Optimus Support

So, Quadro 5010M or M600M?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA Quadro M600M.
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