NVIDIA Quadro M4000M vs GeForce GTX 280M SLI

NVIDIA Quadro M4000M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 280M SLI

General info

Comparison of Quadro M4000M and GeForce GTX 280M SLI architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
not rated
Architecture
Maxwell 2.0
 
G9x
Code name
GM204
 
N10E-GTX
Type
Mobile workstation
 
Laptop
Release date
18 August 2015
 
2 March 2009

Technical specs

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GTX 280M SLI'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 GTX 280M SLI's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
1,280
 
256
Core clock speed
975 MHz
 
585 MHz
Boost Clock
1013 MHz
 
n/d
Transistor count
5,200 million
 
1508 Million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
55 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
100 Watt
 
150 Watt
Texture fill rate
78 GTexel / s
 
n/d
Floating-point performance
2,496 gflops
 
n/d

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Quadro M4000M and GeForce GTX 280M SLI 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
 
large
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
n/d
Supplementary power connectors
None
 
n/d

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Quadro M4000M and GeForce GTX 280M SLI: 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
 
GDDR3
Maximum RAM amount
4 GB
 
2 GB
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
256 Bit
Memory clock speed
5012 MHz
 
950 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 GTX 280M SLI.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
n/d
Display Port
1.2
 
n/d

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Quadro M4000M and GeForce GTX 280M SLI. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
3D Vision Pro
+
 
n/d
Mosaic
+
 
n/d
nView Display Management
+
 
n/d
Optimus
+
 
n/d
CUDA
-
 
+
HybridPower
n/d
 
+
PureVideo HD
n/d
 
+

API support

APIs supported by Quadro M4000M and GeForce GTX 280M SLI, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12
 
10
Shader Model
5.0
 
n/d
OpenGL
4.5
 
n/d
Vulkan
+
 
-

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Quadro M4000M and GeForce GTX 280M SLI. 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 GTX 280M SLI are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Fortnite

2018

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GTX 280M SLI performance compared to Fortnite official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum HD Graphics 4000
GTX 280M SLI
recommended GeForce GTX 660

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

2017

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GTX 280M SLI performance compared to Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce GTX 960
GTX 280M SLI
recommended GeForce GTX 1060

Overwatch

2016

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GTX 280M SLI performance compared to Overwatch official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Radeon HD 4850
GTX 280M SLI
recommended Radeon HD 7950

GTA V

2015

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GTX 280M SLI performance compared to GTA V official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 9800 GT
GTX 280M SLI
recommended GeForce GTX 660

Rainbow Six Siege

2015

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GTX 280M SLI performance compared to Rainbow Six Siege official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce GTX 460
GTX 280M SLI
recommended Radeon HD 7970

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

2014

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GTX 280M SLI performance compared to Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 6800
GTX 280M SLI
recommended GeForce 8800 GT

Dota 2

2013

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GTX 280M SLI performance compared to Dota 2 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 8600 GT
GTX 280M SLI

Counter-Strike: GO

2012

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GTX 280M SLI performance compared to Counter-Strike: GO official system requirements.

M4000M
GTX 280M SLI
recommended GeForce 6600

League of Legends

2009

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GTX 280M SLI performance compared to League of Legends official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 6100
GTX 280M SLI
recommended GeForce 8800 GT

Minecraft

2009

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GTX 280M SLI performance compared to Minecraft official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Radeon HD 2400
GTX 280M SLI
recommended Radeon HD 5870

Rise of the Tomb Raider

2016

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GTX 280M SLI performance compared to Rise of the Tomb Raider official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce GTX 650
GTX 280M SLI
recommended GeForce GTX 970

FPS tests

Real world test results of Rise of the Tomb Raider on Quadro M4000M and GeForce GTX 280M SLI.

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

World of Warcraft

2005

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GTX 280M SLI performance compared to World of Warcraft official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum HD Graphics 530
GTX 280M SLI
recommended GeForce GTX 960

FPS tests

Real world test results of World of Warcraft on Quadro M4000M and GeForce GTX 280M SLI.

low / 600p
n/d
 
267
high / 1024p
n/d
 
52

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro M4000M

Much newer (18 August 2015 vs 2 March 2009)
Finer manufacturing process technology (28 vs 55 nm)
Less power hungry (100 vs 150 watts)
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 280M SLI

More pipelines (256 vs 1)
HybridPower
PureVideo HD
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)
PhysX ready

So, Quadro M4000M or GTX 280M SLI?

Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA Quadro M4000M and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 280M SLI. We've got no test results to judge.
Be aware that Quadro M4000M is a mobile workstation card while GeForce GTX 280M SLI is a notebook one.
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