NVIDIA Quadro K1100M vs AMD FirePro M4100
Comparison of Quadro K1100M and FirePro M4100 architecture, market type and release date.
Quadro K1100M and FirePro M4100's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Quadro K1100M and FirePro M4100'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
22.59 GTexel / s
16.08 GTexel / s
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on Quadro K1100M and FirePro M4100 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 3.0 x8
Parameters of memory installed on Quadro K1100M and FirePro M4100: 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
44.8 GB / s
64 GB / s
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro K1100M and FirePro M4100.
Technological solutions and APIs supported by Quadro K1100M and FirePro M4100. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
3D Vision Pro
nView Display Management
APIs supported by Quadro K1100M and FirePro M4100, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX 12 (FL 11_1), Shader 5.0
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Quadro K1100M and FirePro M4100. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
FirePro M4100 1.10 +18.3%
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
K1100M 9228 +46.5%
FirePro M4100 6297
3DMark Fire Strike Score
K1100M 1299 +59.4%
FirePro M4100 815
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
K1100M 1341 +56.5%
FirePro M4100 857
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
K1100M 1827 +5.7%
FirePro M4100 1728
Unigine Heaven 3.0
K1100M 18 +63.6%
FirePro M4100 11
FirePro M4100 1059 +1.7%
Rendering quality tests
GFXBench render quality
GFXBench high precision render quality
Cryptocurrency mining performance of Quadro K1100M and FirePro M4100. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
18 Mh/s −311.1%
74 Mh/s +311.1%
Let's see how good Quadro K1100M and FirePro M4100 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro K1100M
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)
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)
OpenCL 1.2 (Open Computing Language - an API for GPU usage in arbitrary calculations, e.g. for physics simulation)
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)
Advantages of AMD FirePro M4100
18.3% faster in synthetic tests
Somewhat newer (1 October 2013 vs 23 July 2013)
Higher memory bandwidth (64 vs 44.8 GB/s)
AMD App Acceleration
AMD PowerPlay power management technology
AMD PowerTune technology
AMD ZeroCore Power technology
AMD Enduro technology
So, Quadro K1100M or FirePro M4100?
Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends AMD FirePro M4100.
Should you still have questions on choice between Quadro K1100M and FirePro M4100, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.