NVIDIA Quadro M4000M vs Intel HD Graphics 520

NVIDIA Quadro M4000M
Intel HD Graphics 520

General info

Comparison of Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Maxwell 2.0
 
Generation 9.0
Code name
GM204
 
Skylake GT2
Type
Mobile workstation
 
Laptop
Release date
18 August 2015
 
1 September 2015

Technical specs

Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520'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 HD Graphics 520's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
1,280
 
24
Core clock speed
975 MHz
 
300 MHz
Boost Clock
1013 MHz
 
1050 MHz
Transistor count
5,200 million
 
189 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
14 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
100 Watt
 
15 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 HD Graphics 520 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
 
n/d
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
PCIe 3.0 x1
Supplementary power connectors
None
 
n/d

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520: 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
 
DDR3L / LPDDR3 / DDR4
Maximum RAM amount
4 GB
 
32 GB
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
64 / 128 Bit
Memory clock speed
5012 MHz
 
n/d
Memory bandwidth
160 GB / s
 
n/d
Shared memory
-
 
+

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
No outputs
Display Port
1.2
 
n/d

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520. 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
Quick Sync
n/d
 
+

API support

APIs supported by Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12
 
12.0 (12_1)
Shader Model
5.0
 
n/d
OpenGL
4.5
 
4.5
Vulkan
+
 
+

Video card benchmark performance comparison

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

M4000M 21.38 +449.6%
HD Graphics 520 3.89

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

M4000M 49204 +633.5%
HD Graphics 520 6708

3DMark Fire Strike Score

M4000M 6937 +822.5%
HD Graphics 520 752

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

M4000M 7723 +860.6%
HD Graphics 520 804

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

M4000M 10259 +691.6%
HD Graphics 520 1296

Passmark

M4000M 4567 +449.6%
HD Graphics 520 831

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520. 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 HD Graphics 520 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Fortnite

2018

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520 performance compared to Fortnite official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum HD Graphics 4000
HD Graphics 520
recommended GeForce GTX 660

FPS tests

Real world test results of Fortnite on Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520.

low / 720p
n/d
 
26
medium / 1080p
n/d
 
7

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

2017

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520 performance compared to Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce GTX 960
HD Graphics 520
recommended GeForce GTX 1060

FPS tests

Real world test results of Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) on Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520.

low / 720p
n/d
 
12

Overwatch

2016

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520 performance compared to Overwatch official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Radeon HD 4850
HD Graphics 520
recommended Radeon HD 7950

FPS tests

Real world test results of Overwatch on Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520.

low / 720p
n/d
 
35
medium / 768p
n/d
 
25
high / 1080p
n/d
 
15

GTA V

2015

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520 performance compared to GTA V official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 9800 GT
HD Graphics 520
recommended GeForce GTX 660

FPS tests

Real world test results of GTA V on Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520.

low / 768p
n/d
 
35
medium / 768p
n/d
 
28
high / 1080p
n/d
 
7

Rainbow Six Siege

2015

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520 performance compared to Rainbow Six Siege official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce GTX 460
HD Graphics 520
recommended Radeon HD 7970

FPS tests

Real world test results of Rainbow Six Siege on Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520.

low / 768p
n/d
 
32
medium / 768p
n/d
 
20
high / 1080p
n/d
 
12
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
9

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

2014

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520 performance compared to Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 6800
HD Graphics 520
recommended GeForce 8800 GT

Dota 2

2013

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520 performance compared to Dota 2 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 8600 GT
HD Graphics 520

Counter-Strike: GO

2012

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520 performance compared to Counter-Strike: GO official system requirements.

M4000M
HD Graphics 520
recommended GeForce 6600

FPS tests

Real world test results of Counter-Strike: GO on Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520.

low / 768p
n/d
 
115
medium / 768p
n/d
 
77
high / 768p
n/d
 
56
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
30

League of Legends

2009

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520 performance compared to League of Legends official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 6100
HD Graphics 520
recommended GeForce 8800 GT

Minecraft

2009

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520 performance compared to Minecraft official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Radeon HD 2400
HD Graphics 520
recommended Radeon HD 5870

Kingdom Come: Deliverance

2018

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520 performance compared to Kingdom Come: Deliverance official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce GTX 660
HD Graphics 520
recommended GeForce GTX 1060

FPS tests

Real world test results of Kingdom Come: Deliverance on Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520.

low / 720p
n/d
 
10
medium / 1080p
n/d
 
5

Ark Survival Evolved

2017

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520 performance compared to Ark Survival Evolved official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Radeon HD 7870
HD Graphics 520

FPS tests

Real world test results of Ark Survival Evolved on Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520.

low / 720p
n/d
 
10

Assassin´s Creed Origins

2017

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520 performance compared to Assassin´s Creed Origins official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce GTX 660
HD Graphics 520
recommended GeForce GTX 760

FPS tests

Real world test results of Assassin´s Creed Origins on Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520.

low / 720p
n/d
 
8
medium / 1080p
n/d
 
5

Destiny 2

2017

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520 performance compared to Destiny 2 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Radeon HD 7850
HD Graphics 520
recommended GeForce GTX 1060

FPS tests

Real world test results of Destiny 2 on Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520.

low / 720p
n/d
 
10

Ghost Recon Wildlands

2017

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520 performance compared to Ghost Recon Wildlands official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce GTX 660
HD Graphics 520
recommended GeForce GTX 1060

FPS tests

Real world test results of Ghost Recon Wildlands on Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520.

low / 720p
n/d
 
7
medium / 1080p
n/d
 
3

Resident Evil 7

2017

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520 performance compared to Resident Evil 7 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce GTX 760
HD Graphics 520
recommended GeForce GTX 1060

FPS tests

Real world test results of Resident Evil 7 on Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520.

low / 720p
n/d
 
23

Star Wars Battlefront 2

2017

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520 performance compared to Star Wars Battlefront 2 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Radeon HD 7850
HD Graphics 520
recommended Radeon RX 480

FPS tests

Real world test results of Star Wars Battlefront 2 on Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520.

low / 720p
n/d
 
15
medium / 1080p
n/d
 
5

Battlefield 1 (BF1)

2016

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520 performance compared to Battlefield 1 (BF1) official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Radeon HD 7850
HD Graphics 520
recommended Radeon RX 480

FPS tests

Real world test results of Battlefield 1 (BF1) on Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520.

low / 720p
n/d
 
30
medium / 768p
n/d
 
16
high / 1080p
n/d
 
7
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
7

Civilization VI

2016

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520 performance compared to Civilization VI official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Radeon HD 5570
HD Graphics 520
recommended Radeon HD 7970

FPS tests

Real world test results of Civilization VI on Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520.

low / 768p
n/d
 
28
medium / 768p
n/d
 
10

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

2016

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520 performance compared to Deus Ex Mankind Divided official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce GTX 660
HD Graphics 520
recommended Radeon RX 480

FPS tests

Real world test results of Deus Ex Mankind Divided on Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520.

low / 720p
n/d
 
13
medium / 768p
n/d
 
7

Dishonored 2

2016

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520 performance compared to Dishonored 2 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Radeon HD 7970
HD Graphics 520
recommended Radeon RX 480

FPS tests

Real world test results of Dishonored 2 on Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520.

low / 720p
n/d
 
6
medium / 768p
n/d
 
3

Doom

2016

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520 performance compared to Doom official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Radeon HD 7870
HD Graphics 520
recommended GeForce GTX 970

FPS tests

Real world test results of Doom on Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520.

low / 720p
n/d
 
21
medium / 768p
n/d
 
17
high / 1080p
n/d
 
10

Far Cry Primal

2016

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520 performance compared to Far Cry Primal official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Radeon HD 5770
HD Graphics 520
recommended GeForce GTX 780

FPS tests

Real world test results of Far Cry Primal on Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520.

low / 720p
n/d
 
15
medium / 1080p
n/d
 
7
high / 1080p
n/d
 
6
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
4

Rise of the Tomb Raider

2016

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520 performance compared to Rise of the Tomb Raider official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce GTX 650
HD Graphics 520
recommended GeForce GTX 970

FPS tests

Real world test results of Rise of the Tomb Raider on Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520.

low / 768p
n/d
 
15
medium / 768p
90 +837.5%
 
10 −837.5%
high / 1080p
55 +937.7%
 
5 −937.7%
ultra / 1080p
48 +416.1%
 
9 −416.1%
4k / 2160p
20
 
n/d

The Division

2016

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520 performance compared to The Division official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Radeon HD 7770
HD Graphics 520
recommended GeForce GTX 970

FPS tests

Real world test results of The Division on Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520.

low / 720p
n/d
 
20
medium / 768p
n/d
 
11
high / 1080p
n/d
 
5
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
4

Titanfall 2

2016

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520 performance compared to Titanfall 2 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Radeon HD 7850
HD Graphics 520
recommended Radeon RX 480

FPS tests

Real world test results of Titanfall 2 on Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520.

low / 720p
n/d
 
33
medium / 768p
n/d
 
24
high / 1080p
n/d
 
9

XCOM 2

2016

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520 performance compared to XCOM 2 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Radeon HD 5770
HD Graphics 520
recommended Radeon HD 7970

FPS tests

Real world test results of XCOM 2 on Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520.

low / 720p
n/d
 
16
medium / 1080p
n/d
 
6
high / 1080p
n/d
 
3

Fallout 4

2015

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520 performance compared to Fallout 4 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce GTX 550 Ti
HD Graphics 520
recommended GeForce GTX 780

FPS tests

Real world test results of Fallout 4 on Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520.

low / 720p
n/d
 
14
medium / 768p
n/d
 
9

Just Cause 3

2015

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520 performance compared to Just Cause 3 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Radeon HD 7870
HD Graphics 520
recommended GeForce GTX 780

FPS tests

Real world test results of Just Cause 3 on Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520.

low / 768p
n/d
 
11
medium / 768p
n/d
 
17
high / 1080p
n/d
 
6
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
4

Star Wars Battlefront

2015

FPS tests

Real world test results of Star Wars Battlefront on Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520.

low / 768p
n/d
 
28
medium / 768p
n/d
 
16

The Witcher 3

2015

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520 performance compared to The Witcher 3 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce GTX 660
HD Graphics 520
recommended GeForce GTX 770

FPS tests

Real world test results of The Witcher 3 on Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520.

low / 768p
n/d
 
12
medium / 768p
n/d
 
7
high / 1080p
n/d
 
4

World of Warships

2015

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520 performance compared to World of Warships official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum HD Graphics 4000
HD Graphics 520
recommended GeForce GTX 550 Ti

FPS tests

Real world test results of World of Warships on Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520.

low / 768p
n/d
 
70
medium / 768p
n/d
 
46
high / 1080p
n/d
 
22
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
16

Dragon Age: Inquisition

2014

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520 performance compared to Dragon Age: Inquisition official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 8800 GT
HD Graphics 520
recommended GeForce GTX 660

FPS tests

Real world test results of Dragon Age: Inquisition on Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520.

low / 768p
n/d
 
23
medium / 768p
n/d
 
15
high / 1080p
n/d
 
5
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
2

Sims 4

2014

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520 performance compared to Sims 4 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 6600
HD Graphics 520

FPS tests

Real world test results of Sims 4 on Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520.

low / 768p
n/d
 
165
medium / 768p
n/d
 
47
high / 1080p
n/d
 
22
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
13

Battlefield 4

2013

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520 performance compared to Battlefield 4 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 8800 GT
HD Graphics 520
recommended GeForce GTX 660

FPS tests

Real world test results of Battlefield 4 on Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520.

low / 768p
n/d
 
33
medium / 768p
n/d
 
25
high / 768p
n/d
 
16
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
5

Crysis 3

2013

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520 performance compared to Crysis 3 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce GTS 450
HD Graphics 520
recommended Radeon HD 5870

FPS tests

Real world test results of Crysis 3 on Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520.

low / 768p
n/d
 
21
medium / 768p
n/d
 
15
high / 768p
n/d
 
11

Tomb Raider

2013

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520 performance compared to Tomb Raider official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 8800 GT
HD Graphics 520
recommended Radeon HD 5870

FPS tests

Real world test results of Tomb Raider on Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520.

low / 768p
n/d
 
68
medium / 768p
n/d
 
35
high / 768p
n/d
 
23
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
11

Diablo III

2012

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520 performance compared to Diablo III official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 7800 GT
HD Graphics 520
recommended Radeon HD 4870

FPS tests

Real world test results of Diablo III on Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520.

low / 768p
n/d
 
81
medium / 768p
n/d
 
53
high / 768p
n/d
 
43
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
26

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

2011

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520 performance compared to The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim official system requirements.

M4000M
HD Graphics 520
recommended GeForce GTX 260

FPS tests

Real world test results of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim on Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520.

low / 720p
n/d
 
36
medium / 768p
n/d
 
20
high / 768p
n/d
 
12
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
6

StarCraft 2

2010

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520 performance compared to StarCraft 2 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 7600 GT
HD Graphics 520
recommended GeForce GTX 650

FPS tests

Real world test results of StarCraft 2 on Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520.

medium / 768p
n/d
 
49
high / 768p
n/d
 
32
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
21

World of Warcraft

2005

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520 performance compared to World of Warcraft official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum HD Graphics 530
HD Graphics 520
recommended GeForce GTX 960

FPS tests

Real world test results of World of Warcraft on Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520.

low / 600p
n/d
 
94
medium / 768p
n/d
 
94
high / 1024p
n/d
 
25
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
12

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro M4000M

449.6% faster (about 5.5 times) in synthetic tests
Wider memory bus (256 vs 64 bit)

Advantages of Intel HD Graphics 520

More pipelines (24 vs 1)
Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 28 nm)
Less power hungry (15 vs 100 watts)
Quick Sync (hardware acceleration of video encoding and decoding for Intel CPUs. Speeds up video encoding by times, but at the cost of somewhat lower quality)

So, Quadro M4000M or HD Graphics 520?

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 HD Graphics 520 is a notebook one.
Should you still have questions on choice between Quadro M4000M and HD Graphics 520, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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