NVIDIA Quadro M4000M vs GeForce GTX 670M

NVIDIA Quadro M4000M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670M

General info

Comparison of Quadro M4000M and GeForce GTX 670M architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Maxwell 2.0
 
Fermi 2.0
Code name
GM204
 
GF114
Type
Mobile workstation
 
Laptop
Release date
18 August 2015
 
22 March 2012

Technical specs

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GTX 670M'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 670M's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
1,280
 
336
CUDA cores
n/d
 
336
Core clock speed
975 MHz
 
598 MHz
Boost Clock
1013 MHz
 
n/d
Transistor count
5,200 million
 
1,950 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
40 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
100 Watt
 
75 Watt
Texture fill rate
78 GTexel / s
 
33.5 billion / sec
Floating-point performance
2,496 gflops
 
803.7 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Quadro M4000M and GeForce GTX 670M 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
Bus support
n/d
 
PCI Express 2.0
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
MXM-B (3.0)
Supplementary power connectors
None
 
n/d
SLI options
-
 
2-way

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Quadro M4000M and GeForce GTX 670M: 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
 
1526 MB
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
192bit
Memory clock speed
5012 MHz
 
1500 MHz
Memory bandwidth
160 GB / s
 
72.0 GB / s
Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro M4000M and GeForce GTX 670M.
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 GTX 670M. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
3D Vision
-
 
+
3D Vision / 3DTV Play
-
 
+
3D Vision Pro
+
 
n/d
Mosaic
+
 
n/d
nView Display Management
+
 
n/d
Optimus
+
 
n/d
CUDA
-
 
+
SLI
n/d
 
+
FXAA
n/d
 
+
Adaptive VSync
n/d
 
+

API support

APIs supported by Quadro M4000M and GeForce GTX 670M, 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 GTX 670M. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

M4000M 21.38 +136%
GTX 670M 9.06

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

M4000M 49204 +229.3%
GTX 670M 14940

3DMark Fire Strike Score

M4000M 6937 +280.3%
GTX 670M 1824

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

M4000M 7723 +296.1%
GTX 670M 1950

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

M4000M 10259 +280.2%
GTX 670M 2698

Passmark

M4000M 4567 +135.9%
GTX 670M 1936

Octane Render OctaneBench

M4000M 53 +165%
GTX 670M 20

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 GTX 670M. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
251 Mh/s +373.6%
 
53 Mh/s −373.6%

Game benchmarks comparison

Let's see how good Quadro M4000M and GeForce GTX 670M are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Fortnite

Fortnite

2018
Fortnite

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GTX 670M performance compared to Fortnite official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
GTX 670M
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

2017
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GTX 670M performance compared to Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
GTX 670M
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
Overwatch

Overwatch

2016
Overwatch

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GTX 670M performance compared to Overwatch official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
GTX 670M
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
GTA V

GTA V

2015
GTA V

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GTX 670M performance compared to GTA V official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
GTX 670M
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
Rainbow Six Siege

Rainbow Six Siege

2015
Rainbow Six Siege

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GTX 670M performance compared to Rainbow Six Siege official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
GTX 670M
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

2014
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GTX 670M performance compared to Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
GTX 670M
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
Dota 2

Dota 2

2013
Dota 2

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GTX 670M performance compared to Dota 2 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
GTX 670M

FPS tests

Real world test results of Dota 2 on Quadro M4000M and GeForce GTX 670M.

low / 768p
n/d
 
107
medium / 768p
n/d
 
80
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
39
Counter-Strike: GO

Counter-Strike: GO

2012
Counter-Strike: GO

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GTX 670M performance compared to Counter-Strike: GO official system requirements.

M4000M
GTX 670M
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

FPS tests

Real world test results of Counter-Strike: GO on Quadro M4000M and GeForce GTX 670M.

low / 768p
n/d
 
225
medium / 768p
n/d
 
180
high / 768p
n/d
 
140
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
91
League of Legends

League of Legends

2009
League of Legends

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GTX 670M performance compared to League of Legends official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
GTX 670M
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
Minecraft

Minecraft

2009
Minecraft

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GTX 670M performance compared to Minecraft official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
GTX 670M
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

Rise of the Tomb Raider

2016

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GTX 670M performance compared to Rise of the Tomb Raider official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
GTX 670M
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

FPS tests

Real world test results of Rise of the Tomb Raider on Quadro M4000M and GeForce GTX 670M.

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

Crysis 3

2013

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GTX 670M performance compared to Crysis 3 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
GTX 670M
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

FPS tests

Real world test results of Crysis 3 on Quadro M4000M and GeForce GTX 670M.

low / 768p
n/d
 
80
medium / 768p
n/d
 
43
high / 768p
n/d
 
29
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
11

Tomb Raider

2013

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GTX 670M performance compared to Tomb Raider official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
GTX 670M
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

FPS tests

Real world test results of Tomb Raider on Quadro M4000M and GeForce GTX 670M.

low / 768p
n/d
 
184
medium / 768p
n/d
 
96
high / 768p
n/d
 
62
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
19

Diablo III

2012

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GTX 670M performance compared to Diablo III official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
GTX 670M
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

FPS tests

Real world test results of Diablo III on Quadro M4000M and GeForce GTX 670M.

low / 768p
n/d
 
185
medium / 768p
n/d
 
133
high / 768p
n/d
 
83
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
59

Dishonored

2012

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GTX 670M performance compared to Dishonored official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
GTX 670M
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

FPS tests

Real world test results of Dishonored on Quadro M4000M and GeForce GTX 670M.

low / 768p
n/d
 
124
medium / 768p
n/d
 
123
high / 768p
n/d
 
119
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
78

Mass Effect 3

2012

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GTX 670M performance compared to Mass Effect 3 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
GTX 670M
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

FPS tests

Real world test results of Mass Effect 3 on Quadro M4000M and GeForce GTX 670M.

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

World of Tanks v8

2012

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GTX 670M performance compared to World of Tanks v8 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
GTX 670M
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

FPS tests

Real world test results of World of Tanks v8 on Quadro M4000M and GeForce GTX 670M.

low / 768p
n/d
 
86
medium / 768p
n/d
 
42
high / 768p
n/d
 
36
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
21

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

2011

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GTX 670M performance compared to The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
GTX 670M
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

FPS tests

Real world test results of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim on Quadro M4000M and GeForce GTX 670M.

low / 720p
n/d
 
97
medium / 768p
n/d
 
77
high / 768p
n/d
 
59
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
33

StarCraft 2

2010

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GTX 670M performance compared to StarCraft 2 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
GTX 670M
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

FPS tests

Real world test results of StarCraft 2 on Quadro M4000M and GeForce GTX 670M.

low / 768p
n/d
 
271
medium / 768p
n/d
 
107
high / 768p
n/d
 
88
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
49

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro M4000M

136% faster (about 2.5 times) in synthetic tests
Much newer (18 August 2015 vs 22 March 2012)
Wider memory bus (256 vs 192 bit)
Higher memory bandwidth (160 vs 72 GB/s)
Finer manufacturing process technology (28 vs 40 nm)
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670M

More pipelines (336 vs 1)
Less power hungry (75 vs 100 watts)
3D Vision
3DTV Play
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)
SLI (Scalable Link Interface - a technology for uniting several NVIDIA GPUs processing power in one PC)
Adaptive VSync
FXAA
HDMI
HDCP
3D Vision / 3DTV Play

So, Quadro M4000M or GTX 670M?

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 GTX 670M is a notebook one.
Should you still have questions on choice between Quadro M4000M and GeForce GTX 670M, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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