NVIDIA Quadro M4000M vs AMD FirePro M4000

NVIDIA Quadro M4000M
AMD FirePro M4000

General info

Comparison of Quadro M4000M and FirePro M4000 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
not rated
Architecture
Maxwell 2.0
 
GCN 1.0
Code name
GM204
 
Chelsea
Type
Mobile workstation
 
Mobile workstation
Release date
18 August 2015
 
27 June 2012

Technical specs

Quadro M4000M and FirePro 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 M4000M and FirePro M4000's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
1,280
 
512
Core clock speed
975 MHz
 
675 MHz
Boost Clock
1013 MHz
 
n/d
Transistor count
5,200 million
 
1,500 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
100 Watt
 
33 Watt
Texture fill rate
78 GTexel / s
 
21.6 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
2,496 gflops
 
691.2 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Quadro M4000M and FirePro M4000 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
 
medium sized
Bus support
n/d
 
n / a
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
MXM-A (3.0)
Form factor
n/d
 
MXM-A
Supplementary power connectors
None
 
None

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Quadro M4000M and FirePro 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.
Memory type
GDDR5
 
GDDR5
Maximum RAM amount
4 GB
 
1 GB
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
128 Bit
Memory clock speed
5012 MHz
 
4000 MHz
Memory bandwidth
160 GB / s
 
72 GB / s
Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro M4000M and FirePro M4000.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
No outputs
Display Port
1.2
 
n/d
StereoOutput3D
-
 
+

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Quadro M4000M and FirePro M4000. 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 M4000M and FirePro M4000, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12
 
12.0 (11_1)
Shader Model
5.0
 
n/d
OpenGL
4.5
 
4.5
Vulkan
+
 
-

Video card benchmark performance comparison

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Quadro M4000M and FirePro M4000. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

M4000M 49204 +290.9%
M4000 12587

3DMark Fire Strike Score

M4000M 6937 +329%
M4000 1617

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

M4000M 7723 +350.8%
M4000 1713

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

M4000M 10259 +417.9%
M4000 1981

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 M4000M and FirePro M4000. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
251 Mh/s +217.7%
 
79 Mh/s −217.7%

Game benchmarks comparison

Let's see how good Quadro M4000M and FirePro M4000 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Fortnite

2018

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and FirePro M4000 performance compared to Fortnite official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum HD Graphics 4000
M4000
recommended GeForce GTX 660

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

2017

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and FirePro M4000 performance compared to Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce GTX 960
M4000
recommended GeForce GTX 1060

Overwatch

2016

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and FirePro M4000 performance compared to Overwatch official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Radeon HD 4850
M4000
recommended Radeon HD 7950

GTA V

2015

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and FirePro M4000 performance compared to GTA V official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 9800 GT
M4000
recommended GeForce GTX 660

Rainbow Six Siege

2015

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and FirePro M4000 performance compared to Rainbow Six Siege official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce GTX 460
M4000
recommended Radeon HD 7970

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

2014

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and FirePro M4000 performance compared to Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 6800
M4000
recommended GeForce 8800 GT

Dota 2

2013

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and FirePro M4000 performance compared to Dota 2 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 8600 GT
M4000

Counter-Strike: GO

2012

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and FirePro M4000 performance compared to Counter-Strike: GO official system requirements.

M4000M
M4000
recommended GeForce 6600

League of Legends

2009

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and FirePro M4000 performance compared to League of Legends official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 6100
M4000
recommended GeForce 8800 GT

Minecraft

2009

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and FirePro M4000 performance compared to Minecraft official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Radeon HD 2400
M4000
recommended Radeon HD 5870

Rise of the Tomb Raider

2016

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and FirePro M4000 performance compared to Rise of the Tomb Raider official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce GTX 650
M4000
recommended GeForce GTX 970

FPS tests

Real world test results of Rise of the Tomb Raider on Quadro M4000M and FirePro M4000.

medium / 768p
90
 
n/d
high / 1080p
55
 
n/d
ultra / 1080p
48
 
n/d
4k / 2160p
20
 
n/d

Tomb Raider

2013

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and FirePro M4000 performance compared to Tomb Raider official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 8800 GT
M4000
recommended Radeon HD 5870

FPS tests

Real world test results of Tomb Raider on Quadro M4000M and FirePro M4000.

low / 768p
n/d
 
62
medium / 768p
n/d
 
24
high / 768p
n/d
 
17
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
8

Diablo III

2012

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and FirePro M4000 performance compared to Diablo III official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 7800 GT
M4000
recommended Radeon HD 4870

FPS tests

Real world test results of Diablo III on Quadro M4000M and FirePro M4000.

low / 768p
n/d
 
136
medium / 768p
n/d
 
87
high / 768p
n/d
 
69
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
47

World of Tanks v8

2012

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and FirePro M4000 performance compared to World of Tanks v8 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 6800
M4000
recommended Radeon HD 7850

FPS tests

Real world test results of World of Tanks v8 on Quadro M4000M and FirePro M4000.

low / 768p
n/d
 
95
medium / 768p
n/d
 
47
high / 768p
n/d
 
38
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
23

StarCraft 2

2010

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and FirePro M4000 performance compared to StarCraft 2 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 7600 GT
M4000
recommended GeForce GTX 650

FPS tests

Real world test results of StarCraft 2 on Quadro M4000M and FirePro M4000.

low / 768p
n/d
 
158
medium / 768p
n/d
 
70
high / 768p
n/d
 
62
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
34

World of Warcraft

2005

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and FirePro M4000 performance compared to World of Warcraft official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum HD Graphics 530
M4000
recommended GeForce GTX 960

FPS tests

Real world test results of World of Warcraft on Quadro M4000M and FirePro M4000.

low / 600p
n/d
 
248
medium / 768p
n/d
 
189
high / 1024p
n/d
 
57
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
24

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro M4000M

Much newer (18 August 2015 vs 27 June 2012)
Wider memory bus (256 vs 128 bit)
Higher memory bandwidth (160 vs 72 GB/s)
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)

Advantages of AMD FirePro M4000

More pipelines (512 vs 1)
Less power hungry (33 vs 100 watts)
OpenCL 1.2 (Open Computing Language - an API for GPU usage in arbitrary calculations, e.g. for physics simulation)
32 TMUs
16 ROPs
StereoOutput3D

So, Quadro M4000M or FirePro M4000?

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