NVIDIA Quadro M3000M vs AMD Radeon Pro Vega 20

NVIDIA Quadro M3000M
AMD Radeon Pro Vega 20

General info

Comparison of Quadro M3000M and Radeon Pro Vega 20 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Maxwell 2.0
 
GCN 5.0
Code name
GM204
 
Vega 12
Type
Mobile workstation
 
Mobile workstation
Release date
18 August 2015
 
14 November 2018

Technical specs

Quadro M3000M and Radeon Pro Vega 20's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Quadro M3000M and Radeon Pro Vega 20's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
1,024
 
1280
Core clock speed
1050 MHz
 
318 MHz
Boost Clock
n/d
 
1190 MHz
Transistor count
5,200 million
 
n/d
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
14 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
75 Watt
 
100 Watt
Texture fill rate
67.2 GTexel / s
 
n/d
Floating-point performance
2,150 gflops
 
n/d

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Quadro M3000M and Radeon Pro Vega 20 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
large
 
n/d
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
PCIe 3.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
None
 
1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Quadro M3000M and Radeon Pro Vega 20: 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
GDDR5
 
HBM2
Maximum RAM amount
4 GB
 
n/d
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
n/d
Memory clock speed
5012 MHz
 
2400 MHz
Memory bandwidth
160 GB / s
 
n/d
Shared memory
-
 
n/d

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro M3000M and Radeon Pro Vega 20.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
No outputs
Display Port
1.2
 
n/d

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Quadro M3000M and Radeon Pro Vega 20. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
3D Vision Pro
+
 
n/d
Mosaic
+
 
n/d
nView Display Management
+
 
n/d
Optimus
+
 
n/d

API support

APIs supported by Quadro M3000M and Radeon Pro Vega 20, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12
 
12.0 (12_1)
Shader Model
5.0
 
n/d
OpenGL
4.5
 
4.6
Vulkan
+
 
-

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Quadro M3000M and Radeon Pro Vega 20. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

M3000M 21.58
Pro Vega 20 32.80 +52%

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

M3000M 44603
Pro Vega 20 62318 +39.7%

3DMark Fire Strike Score

M3000M 5972
Pro Vega 20 7287 +22%

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

M3000M 6537
Pro Vega 20 8979 +37.4%

Passmark

M3000M 4496
Pro Vega 20 6311 +40.4%

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Quadro M3000M and Radeon Pro Vega 20. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
253 Mh/s
 
n/d

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Quadro M3000M and Radeon Pro Vega 20 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro M3000M

Less power hungry (75 vs 100 watts)
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)

Advantages of AMD Radeon Pro Vega 20

52% faster (about 1.5 times) in synthetic tests
Much newer (14 November 2018 vs 18 August 2015)
More pipelines (1280 vs 1)
Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 28 nm)

So, Quadro M3000M or Pro Vega 20?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends AMD Radeon Pro Vega 20.
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