NVIDIA Quadro K1100M vs ATI FirePro M5800

NVIDIA Quadro K1100M
ATI FirePro M5800

General info

Comparison of Quadro K1100M and FirePro M5800 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
13.46
 
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Architecture
Kepler
 
TeraScale 2
Code name
GK107
 
Madison
Type
Mobile workstation
 
Mobile workstation
Release date
23 July 2013
 
1 March 2010
Launch price (MSRP)
$109.94
 
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Price now
$50
 
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Technical specs

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.
Pipelines
384
 
400
Core clock speed
706 MHz
 
650 MHz
Transistor count
1,270 million
 
627 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
40 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
45 Watt
 
26 Watt
Texture fill rate
22.59 GTexel / s
 
13 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
542.2 gflops
 
520.0 gflops

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.
Laptop size
medium sized
 
medium sized
Interface
MXM-A (3.0)
 
PCIe 2.0 x16

Memory

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.
Memory type
GDDR5
 
GDDR5
Maximum RAM amount
2 GB
 
1 GB
Memory bus width
128 Bit
 
128 Bit
Memory clock speed
2800 MHz
 
3200 MHz
Memory bandwidth
44.8 GB / s
 
51.2 GB / s
Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro K1100M and FirePro M5800.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
No outputs
Display Port
1.2
 
n/d

Technologies

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.
Optimus
+
 
-
3D Vision Pro
+
 
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Mosaic
+
 
n/d
nView Display Management
+
 
n/d
Optimus
+
 
n/d
CUDA
+
 
-

API support

APIs supported by Quadro K1100M and FirePro M5800, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12
 
11.2 (11_0)
Shader Model
5
 
n/d
OpenGL
4.5
 
4.4
Vulkan
+
 
-

Benchmark performance

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

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Quadro K1100M and FirePro M5800. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
18 Mh/s
 
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Gaming performance

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)
Verde
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)
3D
3DTV
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)
Optimus Support

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)
OpenGL 3.2
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.
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