FirePro S7000 vs Quadro K4200

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Aggregated performance score

Quadro K4200

FirePro S7000 outperforms Quadro K4200 by 5% based on our aggregated benchmark results.

General info

GPU architecture, market segment, value for money and other general parameters compared.

Place in performance ranking385375
Place by popularitynot in top-100not in top-100
Value for money4.324.91
ArchitectureKepler (2012−2018)GCN 1.0 (2012−2020)
GPU code nameGK104Pitcairn
Market segmentWorkstationWorkstation
Release date22 July 2014 (9 years old)27 August 2012 (11 years old)
Launch price (MSRP)$854.99 $1,249
Current price$311 (0.4x MSRP)$300 (0.2x MSRP)
Value for money

Performance to price ratio. The higher, the better.

FirePro S7000 has 14% better value for money than Quadro K4200.

Technical specs

General performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core base clock and boost clock speeds, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their benchmark and gaming test results. Note that power consumption of some graphics cards can well exceed their nominal TDP, especially when overclocked.

Pipelines / CUDA cores13441280
Core clock speed771 MHz950 MHz
Boost clock speed784 MHzno data
Number of transistors3,540 million2,800 million
Manufacturing process technology28 nm28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)108 Watt350 Watt
Texture fill rate87.8176.00
Floating-point performance2,107 gflops2,432 gflops

Size and compatibility

Information on compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop graphics cards it's interface and bus (motherboard compatibility), additional power connectors (power supply compatibility).

Bus supportno dataPCIe 3.0
InterfacePCIe 2.0 x16PCIe 3.0 x16
Length241 mm292 mm
Form factorno datafull height / full length
Supplementary power connectors1x 6-pin1x 6-pin


Parameters of VRAM installed: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Integrated GPUs have no dedicated video RAM and use a shared part of system RAM.

Memory typeGDDR5GDDR5
Maximum RAM amount4 GB4 GB
Memory bus width256 Bit256 Bit
Memory clock speed5400 MHz4800 MHz
Memory bandwidth172.8 GB/s153.6 GB/s

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on the reviewed GPUs. As a rule, data in this section is precise only for desktop reference ones (so-called Founders Edition for NVIDIA chips). OEM manufacturers may change the number and type of output ports, while for notebook cards availability of certain video outputs ports depends on the laptop model rather than on the card itself.

Display Connectors1x DVI, 2x DisplayPort1x DisplayPort
DisplayPort countno data1
Dual-link DVI supportno data1

API support

List of supported graphics and general-purpose computing APIs, including their specific versions.

DirectX12 (11_0)12 (11_1)
Shader Model5.15.1
CUDA3.0no data

Synthetic benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmark performance comparison. The combined score is measured on a 0-100 point scale.

Combined synthetic benchmark score

This is our combined benchmark performance score. 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.

Quadro K4200 11.17
FirePro S7000 11.68

FirePro S7000 outperforms Quadro K4200 by 5% based on our aggregated benchmark results.


This is the most ubiquitous GPU benchmark, part of Passmark PerformanceTest suite. It gives the graphics card a thorough evaluation under various types of 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%

Quadro K4200 4325
FirePro S7000 4523

FirePro S7000 outperforms Quadro K4200 by 5% in Passmark.

Gaming performance

Let's see how good the compared graphics cards are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages and disadvantages

Performance score 11.17 11.68
Recency 22 July 2014 27 August 2012
Cost $854.99 $1249
Power consumption (TDP) 108 Watt 350 Watt

Given the minimal performance differences, no clear winner can be declared between Quadro K4200 and FirePro S7000.

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