NVIDIA Quadro K6000 vs M4000
Comparison of Quadro K6000 and Quadro M4000 architecture, market type and release date.
Quadro K6000 and Quadro M4000's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Quadro K6000 and Quadro M4000'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
216.5 GTexel / s
80.39 GTexel / s
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on Quadro K6000 and Quadro M4000 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop video cards it's interface and bus (motherboard compatibility), additional power connectors (power supply compatibility).
PCIe 3.0 x16
PCIe 3.0 x16
1" (2.5 cm)
Supplementary power connectors
1 x 6-pin
Parameters of memory installed on Quadro K6000 and Quadro M4000: 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
288.4 GB / s
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro K6000 and Quadro M4000.
2x DVI, 2x DisplayPort
DP DP DP DP 3-pin Stereo
Number of simultaneous displays
Technological solutions and APIs supported by Quadro K6000 and Quadro M4000. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
3D Vision Pro
High-Performance Video I/O6
nView Desktop Management
APIs supported by Quadro K6000 and Quadro M4000, sometimes including their particular versions.
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Quadro K6000 and Quadro M4000. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
Quadro K6000 35.38 +14.8%
Quadro M4000 30.81
Quadro K6000 7489 +13.9%
Quadro M4000 6577
Octane Render OctaneBench
Quadro K6000 87 +58.2%
Quadro M4000 55
Rendering quality tests
GFXBench render quality
GFXBench high precision render quality
Cryptocurrency mining performance of Quadro K6000 and Quadro M4000. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
261 Mh/s −14.6%
299 Mh/s +14.6%
Let's see how good Quadro K6000 and Quadro M4000 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro K6000
14.8% faster in synthetic tests
Wider memory bus (384 vs 256 bit)
More pipelines (2880 vs 1664)
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)
Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro M4000
Much newer (29 June 2015 vs 23 July 2013)
Cheaper ($791 vs $5265)
Less power hungry (120 vs 225 watts)
So, Quadro K6000 or M4000?
Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA Quadro K6000.
Should you still have questions on choice between Quadro K6000 and Quadro M4000, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.