NVIDIA Quadro M4000M vs GeForce 9800M GT SLI

NVIDIA Quadro M4000M
NVIDIA GeForce 9800M GT SLI

General info

Comparison of Quadro M4000M and GeForce 9800M GT SLI architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Maxwell 2.0
 
G9x
Code name
GM204
 
NB9E-GT2
Type
Mobile workstation
 
Laptop
Release date
18 August 2015
 
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Technical specs

Quadro M4000M and GeForce 9800M GT SLI'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 9800M GT SLI's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
1,280
 
192
Core clock speed
975 MHz
 
500 MHz
Boost Clock
1013 MHz
 
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Transistor count
5,200 million
 
1508 Million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
65 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
100 Watt
 
130 Watt
Texture fill rate
78.00
 
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Floating-point performance
2,496 gflops
 
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Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Quadro M4000M and GeForce 9800M GT SLI 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
 
large
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
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Supplementary power connectors
None
 
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Memory specs

Parameters of memory installed on Quadro M4000M and GeForce 9800M GT SLI: 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
 
0.5 GB
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
256 Bit
Memory clock speed
5012 MHz
 
800 MHz
Memory bandwidth
160 GB/s
 
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Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro M4000M and GeForce 9800M GT SLI.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
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Display Port
1.2
 
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Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Quadro M4000M and GeForce 9800M GT SLI. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
3D Vision Pro
+
 
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Mosaic
+
 
n/d
nView Display Management
+
 
n/d
Optimus
+
 
n/d
CUDA
-
 
+
SLI
n/d
 
+
PureVideo HD
n/d
 
+

API support

APIs supported by Quadro M4000M and GeForce 9800M GT SLI, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12
 
10
Shader Model
5.0
 
n/d
OpenGL
4.5
 
n/d
Vulkan
+
 
-

Video card benchmarks performance comparison

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Quadro M4000M and GeForce 9800M GT SLI. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
24.91 +124.4%
 
11.10 −124.4%
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
49204
 
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3DMark Fire Strike Score
6937
 
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3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
7723
 
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3DMark 11 Performance GPU
10259
 
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3DMark Vantage Performance
n/d
 
6271
Passmark
4567
 
n/d
Octane Render OctaneBench
53
 
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Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Quadro M4000M and GeForce 9800M GT SLI. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
251 Mh/s
 
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Game benchmarks comparison (in FPS)

Let's see how good Quadro M4000M and GeForce 9800M GT SLI 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
0.43
 
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Games benchmarked by notebookcheck.net
Rise of the Tomb Raider (2016)
medium / 768p
90
 
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high / 1080p
55
 
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ultra / 1080p
48
 
n/d
4k / 2160p
20
 
n/d
Crysis - GPU Benchmark (2007)
high / 768p
n/d
 
51

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro M4000M

124.4% faster (about 2 times) in synthetic tests
Finer manufacturing process technology (28 vs 65 nm)
Less power hungry (100 vs 130 watts)
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce 9800M GT SLI

More pipelines (192 vs 1)
PureVideo HD
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)
PhysX-ready
SLI (Scalable Link Interface - a technology for uniting several NVIDIA GPUs processing power in one PC)

So, Quadro M4000M or 9800M GT SLI?

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 9800M GT SLI is a notebook one.
Should you still have questions on choice between Quadro M4000M and GeForce 9800M GT SLI, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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