NVIDIA Quadro M4000M vs GeForce 930MX

NVIDIA Quadro M4000M
NVIDIA GeForce 930MX

General info

Comparison of Quadro M4000M and GeForce 930MX architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Maxwell 2.0
 
Maxwell
Code name
GM204
 
GM108
Type
Mobile workstation
 
Laptop
Release date
18 August 2015
 
1 March 2016

Technical specs

Quadro M4000M and GeForce 930MX 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 GeForce 930MX performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Pipelines
1,280
 
384
Core clock speed
975 MHz
 
1019 MHz
Boost Clock
1013 MHz
 
1176 MHz
Transistor count
5,200 million
 
n/d
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
100 Watt
 
17 Watt
Texture fill rate
78
 
28.22
Floating-point performance
2,496 gflops
 
903.2 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Quadro M4000M and GeForce 930MX 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
 
n/d
Bus support
n/d
 
PCI Express 3.0
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
PCIe 3.0 x8
Supplementary power connectors
None
 
None

Memory specs

Parameters of memory installed on Quadro M4000M and GeForce 930MX: 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
 
DDR3, GDDR5
Maximum RAM amount
4 GB
 
2 GB
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
64 Bit
Memory clock speed
5012 MHz
 
2000 MHz
Memory bandwidth
160 GB/s
 
16 GB/s
Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro M4000M and GeForce 930MX.
Display Port
1.2
 
n/d

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Quadro M4000M and GeForce 930MX. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
GPU Boost
n/d
 
2.0
Optimus
-
 
+
GameWorks
-
 
+
3D Vision Pro
+
 
n/d
Mosaic
+
 
n/d
nView Display Management
+
 
n/d
Optimus
+
 
n/d
CUDA
5.2
 
+

API support

APIs supported by Quadro M4000M and GeForce 930MX, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12
 
DirectX 12 (FL 11_0), Shader 5.0
Shader Model
5.0
 
n/d
OpenGL
4.5
 
4.5

Video card benchmarks performance comparison

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Quadro M4000M and GeForce 930MX. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
25.81 +235.6%
 
7.69 −235.6%
3DMark Ice Storm GPU
n/d
 
135057.00
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
49204.00 +443.5%
 
9053.00 −443.5%
3DMark Fire Strike Score
6937.00 +386.1%
 
1427.00 −386.1%
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
7723.00 +383.6%
 
1597.00 −383.6%
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
10259.00 +366%
 
2201.50 −366%
3DMark Vantage Performance
n/d
 
8062.00
Passmark
4365 +281.6%
 
1144 −281.6%
Octane Render OctaneBench
53
 
n/d

Rendering quality tests

GFXBench render quality
4541 +0%
 
4541 +0%
GFXBench high precision render quality
4541 +0%
 
4541 +0%

Mining hashrate

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Quadro M4000M and GeForce 930MX. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
251 Mh/s
 
n/d

Game benchmarks comparison (in FPS)

Let's see how good Quadro M4000M and GeForce 930MX 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 +2122%
 
1.00 −2122%
Games benchmarked by notebookcheck.net
Assassin´s Creed Origins (2017)
low / 720p
n/d
 
23.00
medium / 1080p
n/d
 
10.00
high / 1080p
n/d
 
9.00
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
7.00
Destiny 2 (2017)
low / 720p
n/d
 
30.00
medium / 1080p
n/d
 
13.10
high / 1080p
n/d
 
10.80
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
7.90
Ghost Recon Wildlands (2017)
low / 720p
n/d
 
26.40
medium / 1080p
n/d
 
10.80
high / 1080p
n/d
 
9.70
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
3.10
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) (2017)
low / 720p
n/d
 
41.40
medium / 1080p
n/d
 
16.70
high / 1080p
n/d
 
14.70
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
9.10
Star Wars Battlefront 2 (2017)
low / 720p
n/d
 
43.00
medium / 1080p
n/d
 
16.20
high / 1080p
n/d
 
13.60
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
10.00
Battlefield 1 (BF1) (2016)
low / 720p
n/d
 
45.50
medium / 768p
n/d
 
29.70
high / 1080p
n/d
 
13.40
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
12.00
Deus Ex Mankind Divided (2016)
low / 720p
n/d
 
22.40
medium / 768p
n/d
 
15.30
high / 1080p
n/d
 
7.90
Dishonored 2 (2016)
low / 720p
n/d
 
23.60
medium / 768p
n/d
 
19.70
Doom (2016)
low / 720p
n/d
 
37.60
medium / 768p
n/d
 
29.20
high / 1080p
n/d
 
15.00
Overwatch (2016)
low / 720p
n/d
 
74.20
medium / 768p
n/d
 
52.20
high / 1080p
n/d
 
23.30
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
14.80
Rise of the Tomb Raider (2016)
low / 768p
n/d
 
35.09
medium / 768p
90.00 +353.6%
 
19.84 −353.6%
high / 1080p
55.00 +404.6%
 
10.90 −404.6%
ultra / 1080p
48.00
 
n/d
4k / 2160p
20.00
 
n/d
Titanfall 2 (2016)
low / 720p
n/d
 
61.60
medium / 768p
n/d
 
50.20
high / 1080p
n/d
 
27.90
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
22.80
Dota 2 (2015)
low / 720p
n/d
 
91.00
medium / 768p
n/d
 
74.00
high / 1080p
n/d
 
35.50
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
33.20
Just Cause 3 (2015)
low / 768p
n/d
 
38.30
medium / 768p
n/d
 
29.50
high / 1080p
n/d
 
15.90
Rainbow Six Siege (2015)
low / 768p
n/d
 
69.30
medium / 768p
n/d
 
39.80
high / 1080p
n/d
 
21.10
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
14.00
The Witcher 3 (2015)
low / 768p
n/d
 
30.10
medium / 768p
n/d
 
18.50
high / 1080p
n/d
 
10.00
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
6.00
Sims 4 (2014)
low / 768p
n/d
 
186.00
medium / 768p
n/d
 
81.20
high / 1080p
n/d
 
40.30
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
30.40
Battlefield 4 (2013)
low / 768p
n/d
 
66.60
medium / 768p
n/d
 
46.40
high / 768p
n/d
 
30.90
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
11.90
Diablo III (2012)
low / 768p
n/d
 
139.20
medium / 768p
n/d
 
94.60
high / 768p
n/d
 
80.00
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
47.10

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro M4000M

235.6% faster (about 3.5 times) in synthetic tests
2122% faster (about 22 times) in games
Wider memory bus (256 vs 64 bit)
Higher memory bandwidth (160 vs 16 GB/s)

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce 930MX

Somewhat newer (1 March 2016 vs 18 August 2015)
More pipelines (384 vs 1)
Less power hungry (17 vs 100 watts)
Optimus (lowers energy usage by automatically switching between integrated and discrete NVIDIA GPU. Similar to AMD Enduro)
GameWorks

So, Quadro M4000M or 930MX?

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 GeForce 930MX is a notebook one.

Should you still have questions on choice between Quadro M4000M and GeForce 930MX, ask them in Comments sections, and we shall answer.

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