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
 
Perfomance to price
n/d
 
32.26
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 USD
Price
n/d
 
37.99 USD

Technical specs

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 240 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 GT 240 performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Pipelines
1,280
 
96
CUDA cores
n/d
 
96
Core clock speed
975 MHz
 
1340MHz
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
 
17.6
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)
Width
n/d
 
1-slot
Supplementary power connectors
None
 
None

Memory specs

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
 
0.5 GB or 1 GB
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
128 Bit
Memory clock speed
5012 MHz
 
1700 MHz GDDR5, 1000MHz GDDR3, 900MHz DDR3MHz
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
n/d
 
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. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
3D Vision
-
 
+
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 GT 240, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12
 
n/d
Shader Model
5.0
 
n/d
OpenGL
4.5
 
3.2

Video card benchmarks 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
25.81 +537.3%
 
4.05 −537.3%
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
Passmark
4365 +570.5%
 
651 −570.5%
Octane Render OctaneBench
53
 
n/d

Rendering quality tests

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

Mining hashrate

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 (in FPS)

Let's see how good Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 240 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 +73966.7%
 
0.03 −73966.7%
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

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro M4000M

537.3% faster (about 6.5 times) in synthetic tests
73966.7% faster (about 740.5 times) in games
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)

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 sections, and we shall answer.

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