NVIDIA Quadro K620M vs AMD FirePro W4190M

NVIDIA Quadro K620M
AMD FirePro W4190M

General info

Comparison of Quadro K620M and FirePro W4190M architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Maxwell
 
GCN
Code name
GM108
 
Mars XTX?
Type
Mobile workstation
 
Mobile workstation
Release date
1 March 2015
 
12 November 2015

Technical specs

Quadro K620M and FirePro W4190M's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Quadro K620M and FirePro W4190M's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
384
 
384
Core clock speed
1029 MHz
 
825 MHz
Boost Clock
1124 MHz
 
900 MHz
Transistor count
n/d
 
1,040 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
30 Watt
 
n/d
Texture fill rate
17.98 GTexel / s
 
21.6 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
863.2 gflops
 
691.2 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Quadro K620M and FirePro W4190M 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
n/d
 
medium sized
Interface
MXM-A (3.0)
 
PCIe 3.0 x8
Supplementary power connectors
None
 
None

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Quadro K620M and FirePro W4190M: 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
DDR3
 
GDDR5
Maximum RAM amount
2 GB
 
2 GB
Memory bus width
64 Bit
 
128 Bit
Memory clock speed
2000 MHz
 
4000 MHz
Memory bandwidth
14.4 GB / s
 
64 GB / s
Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro K620M and FirePro W4190M.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
No outputs
Display Port
1.2
 
n/d

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Quadro K620M and FirePro W4190M. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
AppAcceleration
-
 
+
Enduro
-
 
+
3D Vision
+
 
-
Optimus
+
 
-
3D Vision / 3DTV Play
+
 
-
nView Display Management
+
 
n/d
Optimus
+
 
n/d
CUDA
+
 
-
PowerPlay
n/d
 
+

API support

APIs supported by Quadro K620M and FirePro W4190M, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12
 
DirectX 11.2, Shader 5.0
Shader Model
5
 
n/d
OpenGL
4.5
 
4.6

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Quadro K620M and FirePro W4190M. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

Quadro K620M 1.59
W4190M 3.70 +132.7%

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

Quadro K620M 9092
W4190M 12317 +35.5%

3DMark Fire Strike Score

Quadro K620M 1424
W4190M 1663 +16.8%

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

Quadro K620M 1621
W4190M 1745 +7.6%

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

Quadro K620M 2434 +3.5%
W4190M 2351

Passmark

Quadro K620M 925
W4190M 1298 +40.3%

Rendering quality tests

GFXBench render quality
4541 −0.2%
 
4549 +0.2%
GFXBench high precision render quality
4541 −0.2%
 
4549 +0.2%

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Quadro K620M and FirePro W4190M. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
92 Mh/s
 
n/d

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Quadro K620M and FirePro W4190M are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro K620M

Optimus (lowers energy usage by automatically switching between integrated and discrete NVIDIA GPU. Similar to AMD Enduro)
PhysX (hardware acceleration of physical simulation engine named PhysX)
CUDA (Compute Unified Device Architecture - an API for video card computing power usage in tasks different from 3D graphics processing. Can be used for physics simulation for instance)
OpenCL (Open Computing Language - an API for GPU usage in arbitrary calculations, e.g. for physics simulation)
3D Vision
3DTV Play
3D Vision Surround
Optimus Support

Advantages of AMD FirePro W4190M

132.7% faster (about 2.5 times) in synthetic tests
Somewhat newer (12 November 2015 vs 1 March 2015)
Wider memory bus (128 vs 64 bit)
Higher memory bandwidth (64 vs 14.4 GB/s)
App Acceleration
PowerPlay
AMD PowerTune technology
AMD ZeroCore Power technology
Enduro (saves battery charge by automatically switching between an integrated and discrete AMD GPU depending on workload. Similar to NVIDIA Optimus)
PCI Express 3.0 x16
AMD App Acceleration

So, Quadro K620M or FirePro W4190M?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends AMD FirePro W4190M.
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