NVIDIA Quadro M4000M vs GeForce 9800M GTS SLI

NVIDIA Quadro M4000M
NVIDIA GeForce 9800M GTS SLI

General info

Comparison of Quadro M4000M and GeForce 9800M GTS SLI architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Maxwell 2.0
 
G9x
Code name
GM204
 
NB9E-GT
Type
Mobile workstation
 
Laptop
Release date
18 August 2015
 
15 July 2008

Technical specs

Quadro M4000M and GeForce 9800M GTS SLI 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 9800M GTS SLI performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Pipelines
1,280
 
128
Core clock speed
975 MHz
 
600 MHz
Boost Clock
1013 MHz
 
n/d
Transistor count
5,200 million
 
1508 Million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
55/65 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
100 Watt
 
150 Watt
Texture fill rate
78
 
n/d
Floating-point performance
2,496 gflops
 
n/d

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Quadro M4000M and GeForce 9800M GTS 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
 
n/d
Supplementary power connectors
None
 
n/d

Memory specs

Parameters of memory installed on Quadro M4000M and GeForce 9800M GTS 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
 
n/d
Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro M4000M and GeForce 9800M GTS SLI.
Display Port
1.2
 
n/d

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Quadro M4000M and GeForce 9800M GTS SLI. 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
 
+
SLI
n/d
 
+
PureVideo HD
n/d
 
+

API support

APIs supported by Quadro M4000M and GeForce 9800M GTS SLI, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12
 
DirectX 10, Shader 4.0
Shader Model
5.0
 
n/d
OpenGL
4.5
 
n/d

Video card benchmarks performance comparison

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Quadro M4000M and GeForce 9800M GTS SLI. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
25.81 +417.2%
 
4.99 −417.2%
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
3DMark Vantage Performance
n/d
 
5663.00
Passmark
4365
 
n/d
Octane Render OctaneBench
53
 
n/d

Mining hashrate

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Quadro M4000M and GeForce 9800M GTS SLI. 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 9800M GTS 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
22.22 +14713.3%
 
0.15 −14713.3%
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
Crysis - CPU Benchmark (2007)
high / 768p
n/d
 
46.00
Crysis - GPU Benchmark (2007)
high / 768p
n/d
 
44.00

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro M4000M

417.2% faster (about 5 times) in synthetic tests
14713.3% faster (about 148 times) in games
Much newer (18 August 2015 vs 15 July 2008)
Finer manufacturing process technology (28 vs 55 nm)
Less power hungry (100 vs 150 watts)

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce 9800M GTS SLI

More pipelines (128 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 GTS 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 GTS SLI is a notebook one.

Should you still have questions on choice between Quadro M4000M and GeForce 9800M GTS SLI, ask them in Comments sections, and we shall answer.

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