NVIDIA Quadro K3100M vs K4000M
Comparison of Quadro K3100M and Quadro K4000M architecture, market type and release date.
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.
Core clock speed
Manufacturing process technology
Power consumption (TDP)
Texture fill rate
45.18 GTexel / s
48.08 GTexel / s
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.
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.
Maximum RAM amount
Memory bus width
Memory clock speed
102.4 GB / s
89.6 GB / s
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro K3100M and Quadro K4000M.
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
nView Display Management
APIs supported by Quadro K3100M and Quadro K4000M, sometimes including their particular versions.
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
K4000M 11.16 +4.6%
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
K4000M 19058 +3.6%
3DMark Fire Strike Score
K3100M 2666 +21.6%
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
K3100M 2797 +27.2%
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
K3100M 3581 +3.3%
3DMark Vantage Performance
K4000M 15362 +1.6%
Unigine Heaven 3.0
K4000M 37 +2.8%
K4000M 2238 +8%
Octane Render OctaneBench
K4000M 22 +15.8%
Rendering quality tests
GFXBench render quality
GFXBench high precision render quality
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%
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)
OpenCL 1.2 (Open Computing Language - an API for GPU usage in arbitrary calculations, e.g. for physics simulation)
Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro K4000M
4.6% faster in synthetic tests
More pipelines (960 vs 768)
So, Quadro K3100M or K4000M?
Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA Quadro K3100M and NVIDIA Quadro K4000M. The differences in performance seem too small.
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