NVIDIA Quadro M4000M vs GeForce GT 640M LE

NVIDIA Quadro M4000M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M LE

General info

Comparison of Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 640M LE architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
n/d
 
1.52
Architecture
Maxwell 2.0
 
Fermi
Code name
GM204
 
GF108
Type
Mobile workstation
 
Laptop
Release date
18 August 2015
 
4 May 2012
Launch price (MSRP)
n/d
 
$849.99
Price now
n/d
 
$849.99

Technical specs

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 640M LE'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 640M LE's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
1,280
 
384
CUDA cores
n/d
 
Up to 384
Core clock speed
975 MHz
 
n/d
Boost Clock
1013 MHz
 
n/d
Transistor count
5,200 million
 
585 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
40 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
100 Watt
 
20 Watt
Texture fill rate
78 GTexel / s
 
n/d
Floating-point performance
2,496 gflops
 
384.0 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 640M LE 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
 
medium sized
Bus support
n/d
 
PCI Express 2.0, PCI Express 3.0
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
PCIe 2.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
None
 
n/d

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 640M LE: 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
 
DDR3\DDR5
Maximum RAM amount
4 GB
 
1 GB
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
128bit
Memory clock speed
5012 MHz
 
3140 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 GT 640M LE.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
No outputs
HDMI
-
 
+
HDCP
-
 
+
Maximum VGA resolution
n/d
 
Up to 2048x1536
Display Port
1.2
 
n/d

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 640M LE. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
3D Blu-Ray
-
 
+
3D Vision
-
 
+
Optimus
-
 
+
3D Vision / 3DTV Play
-
 
+
3D Vision Pro
+
 
n/d
Mosaic
+
 
n/d
nView Display Management
+
 
n/d
Optimus
+
 
n/d
CUDA
-
 
+
DirectX 11
n/d
 
DirectX 11
DirectCompute
n/d
 
+
Verde Drivers
n/d
 
+

API support

APIs supported by Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 640M LE, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12
 
12 API
Shader Model
5.0
 
n/d
OpenGL
4.5
 
4.5
OpenCL
n/d
 
1.1
Vulkan
+
 
-

Video card benchmark performance comparison

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 640M LE. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

M4000M 21.38 +482.6%
GT 640M LE 3.67

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

M4000M 10259 +714.9%
GT 640M LE 1259

Passmark

M4000M 4567 +482.5%
GT 640M LE 784

Octane Render OctaneBench

M4000M 53 +657.1%
GT 640M LE 7

Rendering quality tests

GFXBench render quality
4541 +0%
 
4541 +0%
GFXBench high precision render quality
4541 +0%
 
4541 +0%

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 640M LE. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
251 Mh/s +1692.9%
 
14 Mh/s −1692.9%

Game benchmarks comparison

Let's see how good Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 640M LE are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Fortnite

Fortnite

2018
Fortnite

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 640M LE performance compared to Fortnite official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
GT 640M LE
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 640M LE performance compared to Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
GT 640M LE
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
Overwatch

Overwatch

2016
Overwatch

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 640M LE performance compared to Overwatch official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
GT 640M LE
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
GTA V

GTA V

2015
GTA V

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 640M LE performance compared to GTA V official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
GT 640M LE
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
Rainbow Six Siege

Rainbow Six Siege

2015
Rainbow Six Siege

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 640M LE performance compared to Rainbow Six Siege official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
GT 640M LE
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 640M LE performance compared to Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
GT 640M LE
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
Dota 2

Dota 2

2013
Dota 2

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 640M LE performance compared to Dota 2 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
GT 640M LE
Counter-Strike: GO

Counter-Strike: GO

2012
Counter-Strike: GO

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 640M LE performance compared to Counter-Strike: GO official system requirements.

M4000M
GT 640M LE
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
League of Legends

League of Legends

2009
League of Legends

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 640M LE performance compared to League of Legends official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
GT 640M LE
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
Minecraft

Minecraft

2009
Minecraft

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 640M LE performance compared to Minecraft official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
GT 640M LE
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

Rise of the Tomb Raider

2016

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 640M LE performance compared to Rise of the Tomb Raider official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
GT 640M LE
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

FPS tests

Real world test results of Rise of the Tomb Raider on Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 640M LE.

medium / 768p
90
 
n/d
high / 1080p
55
 
n/d
ultra / 1080p
48
 
n/d
4k / 2160p
20
 
n/d

Diablo III

2012

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 640M LE performance compared to Diablo III official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
GT 640M LE
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

FPS tests

Real world test results of Diablo III on Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 640M LE.

low / 768p
n/d
 
99
medium / 768p
n/d
 
65
high / 768p
n/d
 
58
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
43

Mass Effect 3

2012

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 640M LE performance compared to Mass Effect 3 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
GT 640M LE
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

FPS tests

Real world test results of Mass Effect 3 on Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 640M LE.

low / 720p
n/d
 
60
high / 768p
n/d
 
39
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
26

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

2011

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 640M LE performance compared to The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
GT 640M LE
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

FPS tests

Real world test results of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim on Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 640M LE.

low / 720p
n/d
 
47
medium / 768p
n/d
 
35
high / 768p
n/d
 
26
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
14

StarCraft 2

2010

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 640M LE performance compared to StarCraft 2 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
GT 640M LE
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

FPS tests

Real world test results of StarCraft 2 on Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 640M LE.

low / 768p
n/d
 
185
medium / 768p
n/d
 
56
high / 768p
n/d
 
38
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
24

World of Warcraft

2005

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 640M LE performance compared to World of Warcraft official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
GT 640M LE
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

FPS tests

Real world test results of World of Warcraft on Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 640M LE.

low / 600p
n/d
 
78
medium / 768p
n/d
 
53
high / 1024p
n/d
 
26

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro M4000M

482.6% faster (about 6 times) in synthetic tests
Much newer (18 August 2015 vs 4 May 2012)
Wider memory bus (256 vs 128 bit)
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 640M LE

More pipelines (384 vs 1)
Less power hungry (20 vs 100 watts)
Optimus (lowers energy usage by automatically switching between integrated and discrete NVIDIA GPU. Similar to AMD Enduro)
PhysX (hardware acceleration of physical simulation engine named PhysX)
Verde Drivers
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
3DTV Play
DirectX 11
OpenCL (Open Computing Language - an API for GPU usage in arbitrary calculations, e.g. for physics simulation)
DirectCompute
HDMI
HDCP
3D Blu-Ray
3D Vision / 3DTV Play

So, Quadro M4000M or GT 640M LE?

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 640M LE is a notebook one.
Should you still have questions on choice between Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 640M LE, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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