NVIDIA Quadro K3100M vs K4000M

NVIDIA Quadro K3100M
NVIDIA Quadro K4000M

General info

Comparison of Quadro K3100M and Quadro K4000M architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
1.66
 
n/d
Architecture
Kepler
 
Kepler
Code name
GK104
 
GK104
Type
Mobile workstation
 
Mobile workstation
Release date
23 July 2013
 
1 June 2012
Launch price (MSRP)
$1,999
 
n/d
Price now
$1999
 
n/d

Technical specs

Quadro K3100M and Quadro K4000M's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Quadro K3100M and Quadro K4000M's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
768
 
960
Core clock speed
706 MHz
 
601 MHz
Transistor count
3,540 million
 
3,540 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
75 Watt
 
100 Watt
Texture fill rate
45.18 GTexel / s
 
48.08 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
1,084 gflops
 
1,154 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Quadro K3100M and Quadro K4000M 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-B (3.0)

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Quadro K3100M and Quadro K4000M: 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
 
4 GB
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
256 Bit
Memory clock speed
3200 MHz
 
2800 MHz
Memory bandwidth
102.4 GB / s
 
89.6 GB / s
Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro K3100M and Quadro K4000M.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
No outputs
Display Port
1.2
 
n/d

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Quadro K3100M and Quadro K4000M. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
3D Vision Pro
+
 
n/d
Mosaic
+
 
n/d
nView Display Management
+
 
n/d
Optimus
+
 
n/d

API support

APIs supported by Quadro K3100M and Quadro K4000M, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12
 
12.0 (11_0)
Shader Model
5
 
n/d
OpenGL
4.5
 
4.6
Vulkan
+
 
+

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Quadro K3100M and Quadro K4000M. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

K3100M 10.70
K4000M 11.60 +8.4%

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

K3100M 18389
K4000M 19058 +3.6%

3DMark Fire Strike Score

K3100M 2666 +21.6%
K4000M 2192

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

K3100M 2797 +27.2%
K4000M 2199

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

K3100M 3581 +3.3%
K4000M 3466

3DMark Vantage Performance

K3100M 15120
K4000M 15362 +1.6%

Unigine Heaven 3.0

K3100M 36
K4000M 37 +2.8%

Passmark

K3100M 2058
K4000M 2232 +8.5%

Octane Render OctaneBench

K3100M 19
K4000M 22 +15.8%

Rendering quality tests

GFXBench render quality
4541 +0%
 
4541 +0%
GFXBench high precision render quality
4541 +0%
 
4541 +0%

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Quadro K3100M and Quadro K4000M. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
44 Mh/s +18.9%
 
37 Mh/s −18.9%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Quadro K3100M and Quadro K4000M are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro K3100M

Much newer (23 July 2013 vs 1 June 2012)
Higher memory bandwidth (102.4 vs 89.6 GB/s)
Less power hungry (75 vs 100 watts)

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro K4000M

8.4% faster in synthetic tests
More pipelines (960 vs 768)

So, Quadro K3100M or K4000M?

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