NVIDIA Quadro K4100M: specs and benchmarks

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NVIDIA Quadro K4100M
NVIDIA Quadro K4100M
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  • Interface MXM-B (3.0)
  • Core clock speed 706
  • Max video memory 4GB
  • Memory type GDDR5
  • Memory clock speed 3200
  • Maximum resolution
Year of release 2013
Performance 9.29

Summary

NVIDIA started Quadro K4100M sales 23 July 2013 at a recommended price of $1,499. This is Kepler architecture notebook card based on 28 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at designers. 4 GB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 3.2 GHz are supplied, and together with 256 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 102.4 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is card attached via MXM-B (3.0) interface. Power consumption is at 100 Watt.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at

9.29%

of a leader's which is NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 Ti.

General info

Of Quadro K4100M's architecture, market segment and release date.

Place in performance rating418
Value for money2.15
ArchitectureKepler (2012−2018)
GPU code nameN15E-Q3-A2
Market segmentMobile workstation
Release date23 July 2013 (8 years ago)
Launch price (MSRP)$1,499
Price now$323 (0.2x MSRP)of 49999 (A100 SXM4)
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Technical specs

Quadro K4100M's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU base clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Quadro K4100M's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.

Pipelines / CUDA cores1152of 18432 (AD102)
Core clock speed706 MHzof 2610 (Radeon RX 6500 XT)
Number of transistors3,540 millionof 14400 (GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile)
Manufacturing process technology28 nmof 4 (H100 PCIe)
Thermal design power (TDP)100 Wattof 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate67.78of 939.8 (H100 SXM5)
Floating-point performance1,627 gflopsof 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Quadro K4100M's 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 sizelarge
InterfaceMXM-B (3.0)

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Quadro K4100M: 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 typeGDDR5
Maximum RAM amount4 GBof 128 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)
Memory bus width256 Bitof 19000 (GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB)
Memory clock speed3200 MHzof 21000 (GeForce RTX 3090 Ti)
Memory bandwidth102.4 GB/sof 14400 (Radeon R7 M260)
Shared memory-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro K4100M. As a rule, this section is relevant only for desktop reference video cards, since for notebook ones the availability of certain video outputs depends on the laptop model.

Display ConnectorsNo outputs
Display Port1.2

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Quadro K4100M. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.

Optimus+
3D Vision Pro+
Mosaic+
nView Display Management+
Optimus+

API support

APIs supported by Quadro K4100M, sometimes including their particular versions.

DirectX12
Shader Model5
OpenGL4.5of 4.6 (GeForce GTX 1080 Mobile)
OpenCL1.2
Vulkan+
CUDA+

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmark performance of Quadro K4100M. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.


Overall score

This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.

K4100M 9.29
  • Passmark
  • 3DMark Vantage Performance
  • 3DMark 11 Performance GPU
  • 3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
  • 3DMark Fire Strike Score
  • 3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
  • GeekBench 5 OpenCL
  • GeekBench 5 Vulkan
  • GeekBench 5 CUDA
  • Unigine Heaven 3.0
  • Octane Render OctaneBench
  • SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 maya-04
  • SPECviewperf 12 - Showcase
  • SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 sw-03
  • SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 snx-02
  • SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 medical-01
  • SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 catia-04
  • SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 creo-01
  • SPECviewperf 12 - Maya
  • SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 energy-01
  • SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 showcase-01
  • SPECviewperf 12 - Catia
  • SPECviewperf 12 - Solidworks
  • SPECviewperf 12 - Siemens NX
  • SPECviewperf 12 - Creo
  • SPECviewperf 12 - Medical
  • SPECviewperf 12 - Energy

Passmark

This is probably the most ubiquitous benchmark, part of Passmark PerformanceTest suite. It gives the graphics card a thorough evaluation under various load, providing four separate benchmarks for Direct3D versions 9, 10, 11 and 12 (the last being done in 4K resolution if possible), and few more tests engaging DirectCompute capabilities.

Benchmark coverage: 25%

K4100M 2756

3DMark Vantage Performance

3DMark Vantage is an outdated DirectX 10 benchmark using 1280x1024 screen resolution. It taxes the graphics card with two scenes, one depicting a girl escaping some militarized base located within a sea cave, the other displaying a space fleet attack on a defenseless planet. It was discontinued in April 2017, and Time Spy benchmark is now recommended to be used instead.

Benchmark coverage: 17%

K4100M 19909

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

3DMark 11 is an obsolete DirectX 11 benchmark by Futuremark. It used four tests based on two scenes, one being few submarines exploring the submerged wreck of a sunken ship, the other is an abandoned temple deep in the jungle. All the tests are heavy with volumetric lighting and tessellation, and despite being done in 1280x720 resolution, are relatively taxing. Discontinued in January 2020, 3DMark 11 is now superseded by Time Spy.

Benchmark coverage: 16%

K4100M 4957

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

Cloud Gate is an outdated DirectX 11 feature level 10 benchmark that was used for home PCs and basic notebooks. It displays a few scenes of some weird space teleportation device launching spaceships into unknown, using fixed resolution of 1280x720. Just like Ice Storm benchmark, it has been discontinued in January 2020 and replaced by 3DMark Night Raid.

Benchmark coverage: 13%

K4100M 24685

3DMark Fire Strike Score

Benchmark coverage: 13%

K4100M 3505

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

Fire Strike is a DirectX 11 benchmark for gaming PCs. It features two separate tests displaying a fight between a humanoid and a fiery creature seemingly made of lava. Using 1920x1080 resolution, Fire Strike shows off some realistic enough graphics and is quite taxing on hardware.

Benchmark coverage: 13%

K4100M 3654

GeekBench 5 OpenCL

Geekbench 5 is a widespread graphics card benchmark combined from 11 different test scenarios. All these scenarios rely on direct usage of GPU's processing power, no 3D rendering is involved. This variation uses OpenCL API by Khronos Group.

Benchmark coverage: 9%

K4100M 5215

GeekBench 5 Vulkan

Geekbench 5 is a widespread graphics card benchmark combined from 11 different test scenarios. All these scenarios rely on direct usage of GPU's processing power, no 3D rendering is involved. This variation uses Vulkan API by AMD & Khronos Group.

Benchmark coverage: 5%

K4100M 7058

GeekBench 5 CUDA

Geekbench 5 is a widespread graphics card benchmark combined from 11 different test scenarios. All these scenarios rely on direct usage of GPU's processing power, no 3D rendering is involved. This variation uses CUDA API by NVIDIA.

Benchmark coverage: 5%

K4100M 6821

Unigine Heaven 3.0

This is an old DirectX 11 benchmark using Unigine, a 3D game engine by eponymous Russian company. It displays a fantasy medieval town sprawling over several flying islands. Version 3.0 was released in 2012, and in 2013 it was superseded by Heaven 4.0, which introduced several slight improvements, including a newer version of Unigine.

Benchmark coverage: 5%

K4100M 48

Octane Render OctaneBench

This is a special benchmark measuring graphics card performance in OctaneRender, which is a realistic GPU rendering engine by OTOY Inc., available either as a standalone program, or as a plugin for 3DS Max, Cinema 4D and many other apps. It renders four different static scenes, then compares render times with a reference GPU which is currently GeForce GTX 980. This benchmark has nothing to do with gaming and is aimed at professional 3D graphics artists.

Benchmark coverage: 4%

K4100M 26

SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 maya-04

Benchmark coverage: 2%

K4100M 35

SPECviewperf 12 - Showcase

Benchmark coverage: 2%

K4100M 23

SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 sw-03

Benchmark coverage: 2%

K4100M 59

SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 snx-02

Benchmark coverage: 2%

K4100M 43

SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 medical-01

Benchmark coverage: 2%

K4100M 12

SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 catia-04

Benchmark coverage: 2%

K4100M 45

SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 creo-01

Benchmark coverage: 2%

K4100M 35

SPECviewperf 12 - Maya

This part of SPECviewperf 12 workstation benchmark uses Autodesk Maya 13 engine to render a superhero energy plant static scene consisting of more than 700 thousand polygons, in six different modes.

Benchmark coverage: 2%

K4100M 35

SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 energy-01

Benchmark coverage: 2%

K4100M 1.9

SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 showcase-01

Benchmark coverage: 2%

K4100M 23

SPECviewperf 12 - Catia

Benchmark coverage: 2%

K4100M 45

SPECviewperf 12 - Solidworks

Benchmark coverage: 2%

K4100M 59

SPECviewperf 12 - Siemens NX

Benchmark coverage: 2%

K4100M 43

SPECviewperf 12 - Creo

Benchmark coverage: 2%

K4100M 35

SPECviewperf 12 - Medical

Benchmark coverage: 2%

K4100M 12

SPECviewperf 12 - Energy

Benchmark coverage: 2%

K4100M 1.9

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Quadro K4100M. Usually measured in megahashes per second.

Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256) 51 Mh/s  

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Quadro K4100M is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in frames per second. Comparisons with game system requirements are included, but remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect reality inaccurately.

Here are the average frames per second in a large set of popular modern games across different resolutions:

Full HD48
4K13

Full HD
Low Preset

Cyberpunk 2077 9−10

Full HD
Medium Preset

Assassin's Creed Odyssey 9−10
Assassin's Creed Valhalla 9−10
Battlefield 5 9−10
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 9−10
Cyberpunk 2077 9−10
Far Cry 5 9−10
Far Cry New Dawn 9−10
Forza Horizon 4 9−10
Hitman 3 9−10
Horizon Zero Dawn 9−10
Red Dead Redemption 2 9−10
Shadow of the Tomb Raider 9−10
Watch Dogs: Legion 9−10

Full HD
High Preset

Assassin's Creed Odyssey 9−10
Assassin's Creed Valhalla 9−10
Battlefield 5 9−10
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 9−10
Cyberpunk 2077 9−10
Far Cry 5 9−10
Far Cry New Dawn 9−10
Forza Horizon 4 9−10
Hitman 3 9−10
Horizon Zero Dawn 9−10
Metro Exodus 9−10
Red Dead Redemption 2 9−10
Shadow of the Tomb Raider 9−10
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt 9−10
Watch Dogs: Legion 9−10

Full HD
Ultra Preset

Assassin's Creed Odyssey 9−10
Assassin's Creed Valhalla 9−10
Battlefield 5 9−10
Cyberpunk 2077 9−10
Far Cry 5 9−10
Far Cry New Dawn 9−10
Forza Horizon 4 9−10
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt 9−10
Watch Dogs: Legion 9−10

1440p
High Preset

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 9−10
Hitman 3 9−10
Horizon Zero Dawn 9−10
Metro Exodus 9−10
Red Dead Redemption 2 9−10
Shadow of the Tomb Raider 9−10

1440p
Ultra Preset

Assassin's Creed Odyssey 9−10
Assassin's Creed Valhalla 9−10
Battlefield 5 9−10
Cyberpunk 2077 9−10
Far Cry 5 9−10
Far Cry New Dawn 9−10
Forza Horizon 4 9−10
Watch Dogs: Legion 9−10

4K
High Preset

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 9−10
Hitman 3 9−10
Horizon Zero Dawn 9−10
Metro Exodus 9−10
Red Dead Redemption 2 9−10
Shadow of the Tomb Raider 9−10
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt 9−10

4K
Ultra Preset

Assassin's Creed Odyssey 9−10
Assassin's Creed Valhalla 9−10
Battlefield 5 9−10
Cyberpunk 2077 9−10
Far Cry 5 9−10
Far Cry New Dawn 9−10
Forza Horizon 4 9−10
Watch Dogs: Legion 9−10

Relative perfomance

Overall Quadro K4100M performance compared to nearest competitors among mobile workstation video cards.


AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Quadro K4100M from AMD is Radeon Pro 450, which is slower by 1% and lower by 3 positions in our rating.

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