NVIDIA Quadro M4000M vs AMD FirePro S9000

NVIDIA Quadro M4000M
AMD FirePro S9000

General info

Comparison of Quadro M4000M and FirePro S9000 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Maxwell 2.0
 
GCN 1.0
Code name
GM204
 
Tahiti
Type
Mobile workstation
 
Workstation
Release date
18 August 2015
 
24 August 2012
Launch price (MSRP)
n/d
 
$2,499

Technical specs

Quadro M4000M and FirePro S9000'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 S9000's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
1,280
 
1792
Core clock speed
975 MHz
 
900 MHz
Boost Clock
1013 MHz
 
n/d
Transistor count
5,200 million
 
4,313 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
100 Watt
 
350 Watt
Texture fill rate
78 GTexel / s
 
100.8 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
2,496 gflops
 
3,226 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Quadro M4000M and FirePro S9000 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). 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
Bus support
n/d
 
PCIe 3.0
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
PCIe 3.0 x16
Length
n/d
 
267 mm
Form factor
n/d
 
Full Height / Full Length
Supplementary power connectors
None
 
1x 8-pin

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Quadro M4000M and FirePro S9000: 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
 
6 GB
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
384 Bit
Memory clock speed
5012 MHz
 
5500 MHz
Memory bandwidth
160 GB / s
 
264 GB / s
Shared memory
-
 
n/d

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro M4000M and FirePro S9000.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
1x DisplayPort
Display Port
1.2
 
n/d
DisplayPort count
n/d
 
1
Dual-link DVI support
-
 
+

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Quadro M4000M and FirePro S9000. 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 S9000, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12
 
12.0 (11_1)
Shader Model
5.0
 
n/d
OpenGL
4.5
 
4.5
Vulkan
+
 
-

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Quadro M4000M and FirePro S9000. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
251 Mh/s +172.8%
 
92 Mh/s −172.8%

Game benchmarks comparison

Let's see how good Quadro M4000M and FirePro S9000 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Fortnite

Fortnite

2018
Fortnite

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and FirePro S9000 performance compared to Fortnite official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
S9000
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

2017
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and FirePro S9000 performance compared to Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
S9000
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
Overwatch

Overwatch

2016
Overwatch

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and FirePro S9000 performance compared to Overwatch official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
S9000
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
GTA V

GTA V

2015
GTA V

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and FirePro S9000 performance compared to GTA V official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
S9000
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
Rainbow Six Siege

Rainbow Six Siege

2015
Rainbow Six Siege

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and FirePro S9000 performance compared to Rainbow Six Siege official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
S9000
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

2014
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and FirePro S9000 performance compared to Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
S9000
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
Dota 2

Dota 2

2013
Dota 2

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and FirePro S9000 performance compared to Dota 2 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
S9000
Counter-Strike: GO

Counter-Strike: GO

2012
Counter-Strike: GO

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and FirePro S9000 performance compared to Counter-Strike: GO official system requirements.

M4000M
S9000
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
League of Legends

League of Legends

2009
League of Legends

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and FirePro S9000 performance compared to League of Legends official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
S9000
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
Minecraft

Minecraft

2009
Minecraft

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and FirePro S9000 performance compared to Minecraft official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
S9000
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

Rise of the Tomb Raider

2016

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and FirePro S9000 performance compared to Rise of the Tomb Raider official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
S9000
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

FPS tests

Real world test results of Rise of the Tomb Raider on Quadro M4000M and FirePro S9000.

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

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro M4000M

Much newer (18 August 2015 vs 24 August 2012)
Less power hungry (100 vs 350 watts)
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)

Advantages of AMD FirePro S9000

Wider memory bus (384 vs 256 bit)
More pipelines (1792 vs 1)
Higher memory bandwidth (264 vs 160 GB/s)
Dual-link DVI support

So, Quadro M4000M or FirePro S9000?

Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA Quadro M4000M and AMD FirePro S9000. We've got no test results to judge.
Be aware that Quadro M4000M is a mobile workstation card while FirePro S9000 is a workstation one.
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