NVIDIA Quadro M4000M vs GeForce GTX 770M

NVIDIA Quadro M4000M
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770M

General info

Comparison of Quadro M4000M and GeForce GTX 770M architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Perfomance to price
n/d
 
21.52
Architecture
Maxwell 2.0
 
Kepler
Code name
GM204
 
GK106
Type
Mobile workstation
 
Laptop
Release date
18 August 2015
 
30 May 2013
Launch price (MSRP)
n/d
 
189.99 USD
Price
n/d
 
177.99 USD

Technical specs

Quadro M4000M and GeForce GTX 770M quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Quadro M4000M and GeForce GTX 770M performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Pipelines
1,280
 
960
CUDA cores
n/d
 
960
Core clock speed
975 MHz
 
811 MHz
Boost Clock
1013 MHz
 
797 MHz
Transistor count
5,200 million
 
2,540 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
100 Watt
 
75 Watt
Texture fill rate
78
 
63.76
Floating-point performance
2,496 gflops
 
1,530 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Quadro M4000M and GeForce GTX 770M 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 3.0, PCI Express 2.0
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
MXM-B (3.0)
Supplementary power connectors
None
 
None
SLI options
-
 
+

Memory specs

Parameters of memory installed on Quadro M4000M and GeForce GTX 770M: 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
 
3 GB
Standard memory configuration
n/d
 
GDDR5
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
192 Bit
Memory clock speed
5012 MHz
 
2000 MHz
Memory bandwidth
160 GB/s
 
96.0 GB/s
Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro M4000M and GeForce GTX 770M.
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 GTX 770M. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Blu-Ray 3D Support
-
 
+
GPU Boost
n/d
 
+
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
5.2
 
+
FXAA
n/d
 
+
TXAA
n/d
 
+
Direct Compute
n/d
 
+

API support

APIs supported by Quadro M4000M and GeForce GTX 770M, 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

Video card benchmarks performance comparison

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Quadro M4000M and GeForce GTX 770M. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
25.81 +109.5%
 
12.32 −109.5%
3DMark Ice Storm GPU
n/d
 
92450.00
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
49204.00 +109.3%
 
23513.00 −109.3%
3DMark Fire Strike Score
6937.00 +121.6%
 
3131.00 −121.6%
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
7723.00 +130.7%
 
3347.00 −130.7%
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
10259.00 +109.8%
 
4889.00 −109.8%
3DMark Vantage Performance
n/d
 
19208.00
Unigine Heaven 3.0
n/d
 
48.50
Unigine Heaven 4.0
n/d
 
469
Passmark
4365 +65.3%
 
2640 −65.3%
Octane Render OctaneBench
53 +120.8%
 
24 −120.8%

Rendering quality tests

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

Mining hashrate

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Quadro M4000M and GeForce GTX 770M. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
251 Mh/s +356.4%
 
55 Mh/s −356.4%

Game benchmarks comparison (in FPS)

Let's see how good Quadro M4000M and GeForce GTX 770M are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS, while overall gaming performance is a number in 0-100 range, and the older the game, the less impact it has on the overall grade.
Overall gaming performance
22.22 +324%
 
5.24 −324%
Games benchmarked by notebookcheck.net
Rise of the Tomb Raider (2016)
medium / 768p
90.00
 
n/d
high / 1080p
55.00
 
n/d
ultra / 1080p
48.00
 
n/d
4k / 2160p
20.00
 
n/d
Far Cry 4 (2014)
low / 768p
n/d
 
93.20
medium / 768p
n/d
 
73.10
high / 1080p
n/d
 
31.20
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
25.20
Sims 4 (2014)
low / 768p
n/d
 
144.80
medium / 768p
n/d
 
92.70
high / 1080p
n/d
 
69.20
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
60.60
Battlefield 4 (2013)
low / 768p
n/d
 
126.80
medium / 768p
n/d
 
94.20
high / 768p
n/d
 
64.95
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
27.15
Crysis 3 (2013)
low / 768p
n/d
 
117.58
medium / 768p
n/d
 
69.91
high / 768p
n/d
 
49.60
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
19.55
X-Plane 10.25 (2013)
low / 768p
n/d
 
104.10
medium / 768p
n/d
 
48.80
high / 768p
n/d
 
25.80
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
17.10
Counter-Strike: GO (2012)
low / 768p
n/d
 
261.80
medium / 768p
n/d
 
244.20
high / 768p
n/d
 
224.50
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
150.90
Diablo III (2012)
low / 768p
n/d
 
224.20
medium / 768p
n/d
 
200.10
high / 768p
n/d
 
196.00
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
141.30
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (2011)
medium / 768p
n/d
 
97.30
high / 768p
n/d
 
76.00
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
49.00

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro M4000M

109.5% faster (about 2 times) in synthetic tests
324% faster (about 4 times) in games
Much newer (18 August 2015 vs 30 May 2013)
Wider memory bus (256 vs 192 bit)
Higher memory bandwidth (160 vs 96 GB/s)

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770M

More pipelines (960 vs 1)
Less power hungry (75 vs 100 watts)
Optimus (lowers energy usage by automatically switching between integrated and discrete NVIDIA GPU. Similar to AMD Enduro)
GeForce Experence
TXAA
GPU Boost 2.0 (increases NVIDIA GPU voltage and frequency when there's a temperature headroom. Similar to AMD PowerTune)
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)
FXAA
OpenCL (Open Computing Language - an API for GPU usage in arbitrary calculations, e.g. for physics simulation)
Direct Compute
SLI options
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 GTX 770M?

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 770M is a notebook one.

Should you still have questions on choice between Quadro M4000M and GeForce GTX 770M, ask them in Comments sections, and we shall answer.

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