NVIDIA Quadro M4000M vs GeForce GT 745M

NVIDIA Quadro M4000M
NVIDIA GeForce GT 745M

General info

Comparison of Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 745M architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Maxwell 2.0
 
Kepler
Code name
GM204
 
GK107
Type
Mobile workstation
 
Laptop
Release date
18 August 2015
 
1 April 2013

Technical specs

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 745M'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 745M's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
1,280
 
384
Core clock speed
975 MHz
 
837 MHz
Boost Clock
1013 MHz
 
n/d
Transistor count
5,200 million
 
1,270 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
100 Watt
 
45 Watt
Texture fill rate
78 GTexel / s
 
26.78 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
2,496 gflops
 
642.8 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 745M 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 3.0
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
PCIe 3.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
None
 
n/d

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 745M: 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
 
2 GB
Standard memory configuration
n/d
 
DDR3 / GDDR5
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
128 Bit
Memory clock speed
5012 MHz
 
1800 MHz
Memory bandwidth
160 GB / s
 
28.8 GB / s
Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 745M.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
No outputs
eDP 1.2 signal support
n/d
 
Up to 3840x2160
LVDS signal support
n/d
 
Up to 1920x1200
VGA аnalog display support
n/d
 
Up to 2048x1536
DisplayPort Multimode (DP++) support
n/d
 
Up to 3840x2160
HDMI
-
 
+
HDCP content protection
-
 
+
Display Port
1.2
 
n/d
7.1 channel HD audio on HDMI
-
 
+
TrueHD and DTS-HD audio bitstreaming
-
 
+

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 745M. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
Blu-Ray 3D Support
-
 
+
3D Vision
-
 
+
H.264, VC1, MPEG2 1080p video decoder
-
 
+
Optimus
-
 
+
3D Vision / 3DTV Play
-
 
+
3D Vision Pro
+
 
n/d
Mosaic
+
 
n/d
nView Display Management
+
 
n/d
Optimus
+
 
n/d
CUDA
-
 
+
FXAA
n/d
 
+
Direct Compute
n/d
 
+

API support

APIs supported by Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 745M, 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 745M. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

M4000M 21.38 +370.9%
GT 745M 4.54

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

M4000M 49204 +384.9%
GT 745M 10147

3DMark Fire Strike Score

M4000M 6937 +380.7%
GT 745M 1443

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

M4000M 7723 +404.4%
GT 745M 1531

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

M4000M 10259 +356.2%
GT 745M 2249

Passmark

M4000M 4567 +370.8%
GT 745M 970

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 745M. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
251 Mh/s +1221.1%
 
19 Mh/s −1221.1%

Game benchmarks comparison

Let's see how good Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 745M are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Fortnite

Fortnite

2018
Fortnite

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 745M performance compared to Fortnite official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
GT 745M
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 745M performance compared to Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
GT 745M
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
Overwatch

Overwatch

2016
Overwatch

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 745M performance compared to Overwatch official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
GT 745M
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
GTA V

GTA V

2015
GTA V

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 745M performance compared to GTA V official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
GT 745M
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
Rainbow Six Siege

Rainbow Six Siege

2015
Rainbow Six Siege

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 745M performance compared to Rainbow Six Siege official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
GT 745M
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 745M performance compared to Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
GT 745M
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
Dota 2

Dota 2

2013
Dota 2

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 745M performance compared to Dota 2 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
GT 745M

FPS tests

Real world test results of Dota 2 on Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 745M.

low / 768p
n/d
 
109
medium / 768p
n/d
 
73
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
39
Counter-Strike: GO

Counter-Strike: GO

2012
Counter-Strike: GO

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 745M performance compared to Counter-Strike: GO official system requirements.

M4000M
GT 745M
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

FPS tests

Real world test results of Counter-Strike: GO on Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 745M.

medium / 768p
n/d
 
176
high / 768p
n/d
 
125
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
60
League of Legends

League of Legends

2009
League of Legends

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 745M performance compared to League of Legends official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
GT 745M
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
Minecraft

Minecraft

2009
Minecraft

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 745M performance compared to Minecraft official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
GT 745M
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

Rise of the Tomb Raider

2016

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 745M performance compared to Rise of the Tomb Raider official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
GT 745M
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

FPS tests

Real world test results of Rise of the Tomb Raider on Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 745M.

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

Battlefield 4

2013

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 745M performance compared to Battlefield 4 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
GT 745M
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

FPS tests

Real world test results of Battlefield 4 on Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 745M.

medium / 768p
n/d
 
46
high / 768p
n/d
 
29
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
11

Crysis 3

2013

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 745M performance compared to Crysis 3 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
GT 745M
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

FPS tests

Real world test results of Crysis 3 on Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 745M.

low / 768p
n/d
 
47
medium / 768p
n/d
 
30
high / 768p
n/d
 
22

Tomb Raider

2013

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 745M performance compared to Tomb Raider official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
GT 745M
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

FPS tests

Real world test results of Tomb Raider on Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 745M.

low / 768p
n/d
 
114
medium / 768p
n/d
 
62
high / 768p
n/d
 
37
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
17

Diablo III

2012

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 745M performance compared to Diablo III official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
GT 745M
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

FPS tests

Real world test results of Diablo III on Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 745M.

low / 768p
n/d
 
156
medium / 768p
n/d
 
111
high / 768p
n/d
 
95
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
59

Dishonored

2012

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 745M performance compared to Dishonored official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
GT 745M
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

FPS tests

Real world test results of Dishonored on Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 745M.

medium / 768p
n/d
 
84
high / 768p
n/d
 
74
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
44

Mass Effect 3

2012

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 745M performance compared to Mass Effect 3 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
GT 745M
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

FPS tests

Real world test results of Mass Effect 3 on Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 745M.

low / 720p
n/d
 
60
high / 768p
n/d
 
55
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
35

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

2011

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 745M performance compared to The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
GT 745M
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

FPS tests

Real world test results of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim on Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 745M.

low / 720p
n/d
 
62
medium / 768p
n/d
 
48
high / 768p
n/d
 
34
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
19

Civilization 5

2010

FPS tests

Real world test results of Civilization 5 on Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 745M.

low / 768p
n/d
 
77
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
18

World of Warcraft

2005

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 745M performance compared to World of Warcraft official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
GT 745M
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

FPS tests

Real world test results of World of Warcraft on Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 745M.

low / 600p
n/d
 
95
medium / 768p
n/d
 
95
high / 1024p
n/d
 
63
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
28

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro M4000M

370.9% faster (about 4.5 times) in synthetic tests
Much newer (18 August 2015 vs 1 April 2013)
Wider memory bus (256 vs 128 bit)
Higher memory bandwidth (160 vs 28.8 GB/s)
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GT 745M

More pipelines (384 vs 1)
Less power hungry (45 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)
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
FXAA
OpenCL (Open Computing Language - an API for GPU usage in arbitrary calculations, e.g. for physics simulation)
Direct Compute
HDMI
HDCP content protection
7.1 channel HD audio on HDMI
TrueHD and DTS-HD audio bitstreaming
Blu-Ray 3D Support
H.264, VC1, MPEG2 1080p video decoder
3D Vision / 3DTV Play

So, Quadro M4000M or GT 745M?

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 745M is a notebook one.
Should you still have questions on choice between Quadro M4000M and GeForce GT 745M, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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