NVIDIA Quadro M4000M vs GRID M3-3020

NVIDIA Quadro M4000M
NVIDIA GRID M3-3020

General info

Comparison of Quadro M4000M and GRID M3-3020 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Maxwell 2.0
 
Maxwell
Code name
GM204
 
GM107
Type
Mobile workstation
 
Workstation
Release date
18 August 2015
 
18 May 2016

Technical specs

Quadro M4000M and GRID M3-3020 quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Quadro M4000M and GRID M3-3020 performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Pipelines
1,280
 
640
Core clock speed
975 MHz
 
1033 MHz
Boost Clock
1013 MHz
 
1306 MHz
Transistor count
5,200 million
 
1,870 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
100 Watt
 
n/d
Texture fill rate
78
 
52.24
Floating-point performance
2,496 gflops
 
1,672 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Quadro M4000M and GRID M3-3020 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
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
PCIe 3.0 x16
Length
n/d
 
267 mm
Width
n/d
 
2-slot
Supplementary power connectors
None
 
1x 8-pin

Memory specs

Parameters of memory installed on Quadro M4000M and GRID M3-3020: 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
 
4 GB
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
128 Bit
Memory clock speed
5012 MHz
 
5200 MHz
Memory bandwidth
160 GB/s
 
83.2 GB/s
Shared memory
-
 
n/d

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro M4000M and GRID M3-3020.
Display Port
1.2
 
n/d

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Quadro M4000M and GRID M3-3020. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
3D Vision Pro
+
 
n/d
Mosaic
+
 
n/d
nView Display Management
+
 
n/d
Optimus
+
 
n/d
CUDA
5.2
 
5.0

API support

APIs supported by Quadro M4000M and GRID M3-3020, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12
 
n/d
Shader Model
5.0
 
n/d
OpenGL
4.5
 
n/d

Video card benchmarks performance comparison

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Quadro M4000M and GRID M3-3020. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
25.81 +123.3%
 
11.56 −123.3%
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
49204.00
 
n/d
3DMark Fire Strike Score
6937.00
 
n/d
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
7723.00
 
n/d
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
10259.00
 
n/d
Passmark
4365
 
n/d
Octane Render OctaneBench
53
 
n/d

Mining hashrate

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Quadro M4000M and GRID M3-3020. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
251 Mh/s +61.9%
 
155 Mh/s −61.9%

Game benchmarks comparison (in FPS)

Let's see how good Quadro M4000M and GRID M3-3020 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS, while overall gaming performance is a number in 0-100 range, and the older the game, the less impact it has on the overall grade.
Overall gaming performance
22.22 +402.7%
 
4.42 −402.7%
Games benchmarked by notebookcheck.net
Rise of the Tomb Raider (2016)
medium / 768p
90.00
 
n/d
high / 1080p
55.00
 
n/d
ultra / 1080p
48.00
 
n/d
4k / 2160p
20.00
 
n/d

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro M4000M

123.3% faster (about 2 times) in synthetic tests
402.7% faster (about 5 times) in games
Wider memory bus (256 vs 128 bit)
Higher memory bandwidth (160 vs 83.2 GB/s)

Advantages of NVIDIA GRID M3-3020

Somewhat newer (18 May 2016 vs 18 August 2015)
More pipelines (640 vs 1)

So, Quadro M4000M or GRID M3-3020?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA Quadro M4000M.

Be aware that Quadro M4000M is a mobile workstation card while GRID M3-3020 is a workstation one.

Should you still have questions on choice between Quadro M4000M and GRID M3-3020, ask them in Comments sections, and we shall answer.

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