NVIDIA Quadro M4000M vs GeForce GT 720

NVIDIA Quadro M4000M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 720

General info

Comparison of Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 720 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
n/d
 
21.56
Architecture
Maxwell 2.0
 
Kepler 2.0
Code name
GM204
 
GK208B
Type
Mobile workstation
 
Desktop
Release date
18 August 2015
 
29 September 2014
Launch price (MSRP)
n/d
 
$49
Price now
n/d
 
$54.99

Technical specs

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 720'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 720's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
1,280
 
192
CUDA cores
n/d
 
192
Core clock speed
975 MHz
 
797 MHz
Boost Clock
1013 MHz
 
n/d
Transistor count
5,200 million
 
n/d
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
100 Watt
 
19 Watt
Maximum GPU temperature
n/d
 
98 °C
Texture fill rate
78 GTexel / s
 
12.75 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
2,496 gflops
 
306.0 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 720 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 Express 2.0
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
PCIe 2.0 x8
Length
n/d
 
5.7" (14.5 cm)
Height
n/d
 
2.713" (6.9 cm)
Supplementary power connectors
None
 
None

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 720: 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 / GDDR5
Maximum RAM amount
4 GB
 
1 GB or 1 GB
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
64 Bit
Memory clock speed
5012 MHz
 
1.8 GBps or 5.0 GB/s
Memory bandwidth
160 GB / s
 
14.4 (DDR3) or 40 (GDDR5)
Shared memory
-
 
n/d

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 720.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x VGA
Display Connectors
n/d
 
Dual Link DVI-DHDMIVGA
Multi monitor support
n/d
 
3 displays
HDMI
-
 
+
HDCP
-
 
+
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 720. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
3D Blu-Ray
-
 
+
3D Gaming
-
 
+
3D Vision
-
 
+
3D Vision Pro
+
 
n/d
Mosaic
+
 
n/d
nView Display Management
+
 
n/d
Optimus
+
 
n/d
CUDA
-
 
+
FXAA
n/d
 
+
Adaptive VSync
n/d
 
+

API support

APIs supported by Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 720, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12
 
12.0 (11_0)
Shader Model
5.0
 
n/d
OpenGL
4.5
 
4.4
Vulkan
+
 
-

Video card benchmark performance comparison

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 720. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

M4000M 21.38 +536.3%
GT 720 3.36

Passmark

M4000M 4567 +537%
GT 720 717

Octane Render OctaneBench

M4000M 53 +562.5%
GT 720 8

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 720. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
251 Mh/s +1376.5%
 
17 Mh/s −1376.5%

Game benchmarks comparison

Let's see how good Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 720 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Fortnite

2018

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 720 performance compared to Fortnite official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum HD Graphics 4000
GT 720
recommended GeForce GTX 660

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

2017

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 720 performance compared to Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce GTX 960
GT 720
recommended GeForce GTX 1060

Overwatch

2016

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 720 performance compared to Overwatch official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Radeon HD 4850
GT 720
recommended Radeon HD 7950

GTA V

2015

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 720 performance compared to GTA V official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 9800 GT
GT 720
recommended GeForce GTX 660

Rainbow Six Siege

2015

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 720 performance compared to Rainbow Six Siege official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce GTX 460
GT 720
recommended Radeon HD 7970

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

2014

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 720 performance compared to Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 6800
GT 720
recommended GeForce 8800 GT

Dota 2

2013

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 720 performance compared to Dota 2 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 8600 GT
GT 720

Counter-Strike: GO

2012

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 720 performance compared to Counter-Strike: GO official system requirements.

M4000M
GT 720
recommended GeForce 6600

League of Legends

2009

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 720 performance compared to League of Legends official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 6100
GT 720
recommended GeForce 8800 GT

Minecraft

2009

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 720 performance compared to Minecraft official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Radeon HD 2400
GT 720
recommended Radeon HD 5870

Rise of the Tomb Raider

2016

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 720 performance compared to Rise of the Tomb Raider official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce GTX 650
GT 720
recommended GeForce GTX 970

FPS tests

Real world test results of Rise of the Tomb Raider on Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 720.

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

536.3% faster (about 6.5 times) in synthetic tests
Somewhat newer (18 August 2015 vs 29 September 2014)
Wider memory bus (256 vs 64 bit)
Higher memory bandwidth (160 vs 14.4 GB/s)
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GT 720

More pipelines (192 vs 1)
Less power hungry (19 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)
DirectX 12
PhysX (hardware acceleration of physical simulation engine named PhysX)
FXAA
Adaptive VSync
3D Vision
HDMI
HDCP
3D Blu-Ray
3D Gaming

So, Quadro M4000M or GT 720?

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 720 is a desktop one.
Should you still have questions on choice between Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 720, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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