NVIDIA Quadro K1100M vs ATI FirePro M5800
Comparison of Quadro K1100M and FirePro M5800 architecture, market type and release date.
Quadro K1100M and FirePro M5800'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 M5800'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
13 GTexel / s
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on Quadro K1100M and FirePro M5800 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
Parameters of memory installed on Quadro K1100M and FirePro M5800: 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
51.2 GB / s
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro K1100M and FirePro M5800.
Technological solutions and APIs supported by Quadro K1100M and FirePro M5800. 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 M5800, sometimes including their particular versions.
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Quadro K1100M and FirePro M5800. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
K1100M 2.07 +24%
ATI M5800 1.67
3DMark Vantage Performance
K1100M 8992 +139.1%
ATI M5800 3760
Cryptocurrency mining performance of Quadro K1100M and FirePro M5800. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
Let's see how good Quadro K1100M and FirePro M5800 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro K1100M
24% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (23 July 2013 vs 1 March 2010)
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)
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 ATI FirePro M5800
More pipelines (400 vs 384)
Higher memory bandwidth (51.2 vs 44.8 GB/s)
Less power hungry (26 vs 45 watts)
OpenCL (Open Computing Language - an API for GPU usage in arbitrary calculations, e.g. for physics simulation)
Eyefinity Support if the laptop features a DisplayPort
certified drivers for Windows XP
Vista und 7.
So, Quadro K1100M or FirePro M5800?
Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA Quadro K1100M.
Should you still have questions on choice between Quadro K1100M and FirePro M5800, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.