NVIDIA Quadro M4000M vs AMD FirePro W7170M
Comparison of Quadro M4000M and FirePro W7170M architecture, market type and release date.
Quadro M4000M and FirePro W7170M'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 W7170M'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
78 GTexel / s
92.54 GTexel / s
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on Quadro M4000M and FirePro W7170M 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.
PCIe 3.0 x16
PCIe 3.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
Parameters of memory installed on Quadro M4000M and FirePro W7170M: 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
160 GB / s
160.0 GB / s
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro M4000M and FirePro W7170M.
Technological solutions and APIs supported by Quadro M4000M and FirePro W7170M. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
3D Vision Pro
nView Display Management
APIs supported by Quadro M4000M and FirePro W7170M, sometimes including their particular versions.
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Quadro M4000M and FirePro W7170M. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
M4000M 24.29 +7%
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
M4000M 49204 +14.1%
3DMark Fire Strike Score
M4000M 6937 +12.2%
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
M4000M 7723 +11.4%
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
M4000M 10259 +5.7%
Rendering quality tests
GFXBench render quality
GFXBench high precision render quality
Cryptocurrency mining performance of Quadro M4000M and FirePro W7170M. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
Let's see how good Quadro M4000M and FirePro W7170M are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro M4000M
7% faster in synthetic tests
Advantages of AMD FirePro W7170M
Somewhat newer (2 October 2015 vs 18 August 2015)
More pipelines (2048 vs 1)
OpenCL 1.2 (Open Computing Language - an API for GPU usage in arbitrary calculations, e.g. for physics simulation)
OpenGL 4.3 (Open Graphics Library - an API for 3D graphics and GPUs usage)
Mantle (an API developed by AMD for 3D graphics acceleration. Discontinued and later superceded by Vulkan)
Eyefinity (allows using several displays with an AMD GPU)
Enduro (saves battery charge by automatically switching between an integrated and discrete AMD GPU depending on workload. Similar to NVIDIA Optimus)
So, Quadro M4000M or FirePro W7170M?
Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA Quadro M4000M and AMD FirePro W7170M. The differences in performance seem too small.
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