NVIDIA Quadro M4000M vs GeForce GT 240

NVIDIA Quadro M4000M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 240

General info

Comparison of Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 240 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
n/d
 
28.33
Architecture
Maxwell 2.0
 
Tesla 2.0
Code name
GM204
 
GT215
Type
Mobile workstation
 
Desktop
Release date
18 August 2015
 
17 November 2009
Launch price (MSRP)
n/d
 
$80
Price now
n/d
 
$37.99

Technical specs

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 240'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 GT 240's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
1,280
 
96
CUDA cores
n/d
 
96
Core clock speed
975 MHz
 
1340 MHz
Boost Clock
1013 MHz
 
n/d
Transistor count
5,200 million
 
727 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
40 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
100 Watt
 
69 Watt
Maximum GPU temperature
n/d
 
105C C
Texture fill rate
78 GTexel / s
 
17.6 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
2,496 gflops
 
257.28 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 240 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
 
PCI-E 2.0
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
PCIe 2.0 x16
Length
n/d
 
6.6" (168mm) (16.8 cm)
Height
n/d
 
4.376" (111 mm) (11.1 cm)
Supplementary power connectors
None
 
None

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 240: 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
 
512 MB or 1 GB
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
128 Bit
Memory clock speed
5012 MHz
 
1700 MHz GDDR5, 1000 MHz GDDR3, 900 MHz DDR3 MHz
Memory bandwidth
160 GB / s
 
54.4 GB / s
Shared memory
-
 
n/d

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 240.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x VGA
Display Connectors
n/d
 
DVIVGAHDMI
Multi monitor support
n/d
 
+
HDMI
-
 
+
Maximum VGA resolution
n/d
 
2048x1536
Display Port
1.2
 
n/d
Audio input for HDMI
n/d
 
Internal

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 240. 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
-
 
+

API support

APIs supported by Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 240, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12
 
10.1
Shader Model
5.0
 
n/d
OpenGL
4.5
 
3.2
Vulkan
+
 
-

Video card benchmark performance comparison

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 240. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

M4000M 21.38 +601%
GT 240 3.05

Passmark

M4000M 4567 +601.5%
GT 240 651

Rendering quality tests

GFXBench render quality
4541 +0.6%
 
4515 −0.6%
GFXBench high precision render quality
4541 +0.6%
 
4515 −0.6%

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 240. 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 GT 240 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Fortnite

Fortnite

2018
Fortnite

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 240 performance compared to Fortnite official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
GT 240
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

2017
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 240 performance compared to Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
GT 240
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
Overwatch

Overwatch

2016
Overwatch

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 240 performance compared to Overwatch official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
GT 240
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
GTA V

GTA V

2015
GTA V

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 240 performance compared to GTA V official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
GT 240
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
Rainbow Six Siege

Rainbow Six Siege

2015
Rainbow Six Siege

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 240 performance compared to Rainbow Six Siege official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
GT 240
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

2014
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 240 performance compared to Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
GT 240
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
Dota 2

Dota 2

2013
Dota 2

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 240 performance compared to Dota 2 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
GT 240
Counter-Strike: GO

Counter-Strike: GO

2012
Counter-Strike: GO

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 240 performance compared to Counter-Strike: GO official system requirements.

M4000M
GT 240
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
League of Legends

League of Legends

2009
League of Legends

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 240 performance compared to League of Legends official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
GT 240
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
Minecraft

Minecraft

2009
Minecraft

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 240 performance compared to Minecraft official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
GT 240
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

Rise of the Tomb Raider

2016

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 240 performance compared to Rise of the Tomb Raider official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
GT 240
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

FPS tests

Real world test results of Rise of the Tomb Raider on Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 240.

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

601% faster (about 7 times) in synthetic tests
Much newer (18 August 2015 vs 17 November 2009)
Wider memory bus (256 vs 128 bit)
Higher memory bandwidth (160 vs 54.4 GB/s)
Finer manufacturing process technology (28 vs 40 nm)
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GT 240

More pipelines (96 vs 1)
Less power hungry (69 vs 100 watts)
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)
3D Vision
PhysX (hardware acceleration of physical simulation engine named PhysX)
HDMI

So, Quadro M4000M or GT 240?

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 GT 240 is a desktop one.
Should you still have questions on choice between Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 240, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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