NVIDIA Quadro M4000M vs GeForce 9600 GT

NVIDIA Quadro M4000M
NVIDIA GeForce 9600 GT

General info

Comparison of Quadro M4000M and GeForce 9600 GT architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
n/d
 
30.18
Architecture
Maxwell 2.0
 
Tesla
Code name
GM204
 
G94
Type
Mobile workstation
 
Desktop
Release date
18 August 2015
 
21 February 2008
Launch price (MSRP)
n/d
 
$179
Price now
n/d
 
$39.99

Technical specs

Quadro M4000M and GeForce 9600 GT'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 GeForce 9600 GT's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
1,280
 
64
CUDA cores
n/d
 
64
Core clock speed
975 MHz
 
1625 MHz
Boost Clock
1013 MHz
 
n/d
Transistor count
5,200 million
 
505 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
65 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
100 Watt
 
96 Watt
Maximum GPU temperature
n/d
 
105 °C
Texture fill rate
78 GTexel / s
 
20.8 billion / sec
Floating-point performance
2,496 gflops
 
208 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Quadro M4000M and GeForce 9600 GT 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
 
16x PCI-E 2.0
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
PCIe 2.0 x16
Length
n/d
 
9" (22.9 cm)
Height
n/d
 
4.376" (11.1 cm)
Supplementary power connectors
None
 
6-pin
SLI options
-
 
2-way

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Quadro M4000M and GeForce 9600 GT: 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
 
GDDR3
Maximum RAM amount
4 GB
 
512 MB
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
256 Bit
Memory clock speed
5012 MHz
 
900 MHz
Memory bandwidth
160 GB / s
 
57.6 GB / s
Shared memory
-
 
n/d

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro M4000M and GeForce 9600 GT.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
2x DVI, 1x S-Video
Display Connectors
n/d
 
HDTVTwo Dual Link DVI
Multi monitor support
n/d
 
+
Maximum VGA resolution
n/d
 
2048x1536
Display Port
1.2
 
n/d
Audio input for HDMI
n/d
 
S / PDIF

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Quadro M4000M and GeForce 9600 GT. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
3D Vision
-
 
+
3D Vision Pro
+
 
n/d
Mosaic
+
 
n/d
nView Display Management
+
 
n/d
Optimus
+
 
n/d
CUDA
-
 
+
SLI
n/d
 
+

API support

APIs supported by Quadro M4000M and GeForce 9600 GT, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12
 
10.0
Shader Model
5.0
 
n/d
OpenGL
4.5
 
2.1
Vulkan
+
 
-

Video card benchmark performance comparison

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Quadro M4000M and GeForce 9600 GT. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

M4000M 21.38 +525.1%
9600 GT 3.42

Passmark

M4000M 4567 +525.6%
9600 GT 730

Rendering quality tests

GFXBench render quality
4541 +3.1%
 
4404 −3.1%
GFXBench high precision render quality
4541 +3.1%
 
4404 −3.1%

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Quadro M4000M and GeForce 9600 GT. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
251 Mh/s
 
n/d

Game benchmarks comparison

Let's see how good Quadro M4000M and GeForce 9600 GT are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Fortnite

Fortnite

2018
Fortnite

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce 9600 GT performance compared to Fortnite official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum HD Graphics 4000
9600 GT
recommended GeForce GTX 660
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

2017
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce 9600 GT performance compared to Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce GTX 960
9600 GT
recommended GeForce GTX 1060
Overwatch

Overwatch

2016
Overwatch

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce 9600 GT performance compared to Overwatch official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Radeon HD 4850
9600 GT
recommended Radeon HD 7950
GTA V

GTA V

2015
GTA V

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce 9600 GT performance compared to GTA V official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 9800 GT
9600 GT
recommended GeForce GTX 660
Rainbow Six Siege

Rainbow Six Siege

2015
Rainbow Six Siege

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce 9600 GT performance compared to Rainbow Six Siege official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce GTX 460
9600 GT
recommended Radeon HD 7970
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

2014
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce 9600 GT performance compared to Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 6800
9600 GT
recommended GeForce 8800 GT
Dota 2

Dota 2

2013
Dota 2

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce 9600 GT performance compared to Dota 2 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 8600 GT
9600 GT
Counter-Strike: GO

Counter-Strike: GO

2012
Counter-Strike: GO

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce 9600 GT performance compared to Counter-Strike: GO official system requirements.

M4000M
9600 GT
recommended GeForce 6600
League of Legends

League of Legends

2009
League of Legends

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce 9600 GT performance compared to League of Legends official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 6100
9600 GT
recommended GeForce 8800 GT
Minecraft

Minecraft

2009
Minecraft

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce 9600 GT performance compared to Minecraft official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Radeon HD 2400
9600 GT
recommended Radeon HD 5870

Rise of the Tomb Raider

2016

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce 9600 GT performance compared to Rise of the Tomb Raider official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce GTX 650
9600 GT
recommended GeForce GTX 970

FPS tests

Real world test results of Rise of the Tomb Raider on Quadro M4000M and GeForce 9600 GT.

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

525.1% faster (about 6.5 times) in synthetic tests
Much newer (18 August 2015 vs 21 February 2008)
Higher memory bandwidth (160 vs 57.6 GB/s)
Finer manufacturing process technology (28 vs 65 nm)
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce 9600 GT

More pipelines (64 vs 1)
Less power hungry (96 vs 100 watts)
SLI (Scalable Link Interface - a technology for uniting several NVIDIA GPUs processing power in one PC)
3D Vision
PhysX (hardware acceleration of physical simulation engine named PhysX)
CUDA (Compute Unified Device Architecture - an API for video card computing power usage in tasks different from 3D graphics processing. Can be used for physics simulation for instance)

So, Quadro M4000M or 9600 GT?

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 9600 GT is a desktop one.
Should you still have questions on choice between Quadro M4000M and GeForce 9600 GT, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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