NVIDIA Quadro M4000 vs AMD FirePro W8100
Comparison of Quadro M4000 and FirePro W8100 architecture, market type and release date.
Quadro M4000 and FirePro W8100's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Quadro M4000 and FirePro W8100'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
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on Quadro M4000 and FirePro W8100 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)
full height / full length
Supplementary power connectors
1 x 6-pin
Parameters of memory installed on Quadro M4000 and FirePro W8100: 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
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro M4000 and FirePro W8100. 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.
4x DisplayPort, 1x SDI
DP DP DP DP 3-pin Stereo
Number of simultaneous displays
Dual-link DVI support
HD сomponent video output
Technological solutions and APIs supported by Quadro M4000 and FirePro W8100. 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 M4000 and FirePro W8100, sometimes including their particular versions.
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Quadro M4000 and FirePro W8100. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
Quadro M4000 27.12
FirePro W8100 27.26 +0.5%
Quadro M4000 6536
FirePro W8100 6985 +6.9%
Rendering quality tests
GFXBench render quality
GFXBench high precision render quality
Cryptocurrency mining performance of Quadro M4000 and FirePro W8100. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
299 Mh/s −55.9%
466 Mh/s +55.9%
Let's see how good Quadro M4000 and FirePro W8100 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro M4000
Much newer (29 June 2015 vs 23 June 2014)
Less power hungry (120 vs 220 watts)
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)
Advantages of AMD FirePro W8100
0.5% faster in synthetic tests
Wider memory bus (512 vs 256 bit)
More pipelines (2560 vs 1664)
So, Quadro M4000 or FirePro W8100?
Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA Quadro M4000 and AMD FirePro W8100. The differences in performance seem too small.
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