NVIDIA Quadro M4000M vs Intel Iris Graphics 550

NVIDIA Quadro M4000M
Intel Iris Graphics 550

General info

Comparison of Quadro M4000M and Iris Graphics 550 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
not rated
Architecture
Maxwell 2.0
 
Generation 9.0
Code name
GM204
 
Skylake GT3e
Type
Mobile workstation
 
Laptop
Release date
18 August 2015
 
1 September 2015

Technical specs

Quadro M4000M and Iris Graphics 550'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 Iris Graphics 550's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
1,280
 
48
Core clock speed
975 MHz
 
300 MHz
Boost Clock
1013 MHz
 
1100 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 Iris Graphics 550 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 Iris Graphics 550: 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
 
eDRAM
Maximum RAM amount
4 GB
 
n/d
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
n/d
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 Iris Graphics 550.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
No outputs
Display Port
1.2
 
n/d

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Quadro M4000M and Iris Graphics 550. 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 Iris Graphics 550, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12
 
12.0 (12_1)
Shader Model
5.0
 
n/d
OpenGL
4.5
 
4.6
Vulkan
+
 
-

Video card benchmark performance comparison

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Quadro M4000M and Iris Graphics 550. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

M4000M 49204 +284%
Iris Graphics 550 12812

3DMark Fire Strike Score

M4000M 6937 +382.1%
Iris Graphics 550 1439

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

M4000M 7723 +408.1%
Iris Graphics 550 1520

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

M4000M 10259 +306.5%
Iris Graphics 550 2524

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Quadro M4000M and Iris Graphics 550. 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 Iris Graphics 550 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Fortnite

2018

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Iris Graphics 550 performance compared to Fortnite official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum HD Graphics 4000
Iris Graphics 550
recommended GeForce GTX 660

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

2017

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Iris Graphics 550 performance compared to Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce GTX 960
Iris Graphics 550
recommended GeForce GTX 1060

Overwatch

2016

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Iris Graphics 550 performance compared to Overwatch official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Radeon HD 4850
Iris Graphics 550
recommended Radeon HD 7950

FPS tests

Real world test results of Overwatch on Quadro M4000M and Iris Graphics 550.

low / 720p
n/d
 
86
medium / 768p
n/d
 
59
high / 1080p
n/d
 
26

GTA V

2015

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Iris Graphics 550 performance compared to GTA V official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 9800 GT
Iris Graphics 550
recommended GeForce GTX 660

Rainbow Six Siege

2015

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Iris Graphics 550 performance compared to Rainbow Six Siege official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce GTX 460
Iris Graphics 550
recommended Radeon HD 7970

FPS tests

Real world test results of Rainbow Six Siege on Quadro M4000M and Iris Graphics 550.

low / 768p
n/d
 
51
medium / 768p
n/d
 
31
high / 1080p
n/d
 
19
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
15

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

2014

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Iris Graphics 550 performance compared to Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 6800
Iris Graphics 550
recommended GeForce 8800 GT

Dota 2

2013

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Iris Graphics 550 performance compared to Dota 2 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 8600 GT
Iris Graphics 550

Counter-Strike: GO

2012

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Iris Graphics 550 performance compared to Counter-Strike: GO official system requirements.

M4000M
Iris Graphics 550
recommended GeForce 6600

FPS tests

Real world test results of Counter-Strike: GO on Quadro M4000M and Iris Graphics 550.

low / 768p
n/d
 
205
medium / 768p
n/d
 
173
high / 768p
n/d
 
113
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
65

League of Legends

2009

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Iris Graphics 550 performance compared to League of Legends official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 6150 LE
Iris Graphics 550
recommended GeForce 8800 GT

Minecraft

2009

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Iris Graphics 550 performance compared to Minecraft official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Radeon HD 2400
Iris Graphics 550
recommended Radeon HD 5870

Battlefield 1 (BF1)

2016

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Iris Graphics 550 performance compared to Battlefield 1 (BF1) official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Radeon HD 7850
Iris Graphics 550
recommended Radeon RX 480

FPS tests

Real world test results of Battlefield 1 (BF1) on Quadro M4000M and Iris Graphics 550.

low / 720p
n/d
 
50
medium / 768p
n/d
 
30
high / 1080p
n/d
 
15

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

2016

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Iris Graphics 550 performance compared to Deus Ex Mankind Divided official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce GTX 660
Iris Graphics 550
recommended Radeon RX 480

FPS tests

Real world test results of Deus Ex Mankind Divided on Quadro M4000M and Iris Graphics 550.

low / 720p
n/d
 
26

Far Cry Primal

2016

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Iris Graphics 550 performance compared to Far Cry Primal official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Radeon HD 5770
Iris Graphics 550
recommended GeForce GTX 780

FPS tests

Real world test results of Far Cry Primal on Quadro M4000M and Iris Graphics 550.

low / 720p
n/d
 
27
medium / 1080p
n/d
 
13
high / 1080p
n/d
 
10

Rise of the Tomb Raider

2016

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Iris Graphics 550 performance compared to Rise of the Tomb Raider official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce GTX 650
Iris Graphics 550
recommended GeForce GTX 970

FPS tests

Real world test results of Rise of the Tomb Raider on Quadro M4000M and Iris Graphics 550.

low / 768p
n/d
 
25
medium / 768p
90 +391.8%
 
18 −391.8%
high / 1080p
55 +439.2%
 
10 −439.2%
ultra / 1080p
48 +1016.3%
 
4 −1016.3%
4k / 2160p
20
 
n/d

The Division

2016

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Iris Graphics 550 performance compared to The Division official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Radeon HD 7770
Iris Graphics 550
recommended GeForce GTX 970

FPS tests

Real world test results of The Division on Quadro M4000M and Iris Graphics 550.

low / 720p
n/d
 
32
medium / 768p
n/d
 
23

Titanfall 2

2016

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Iris Graphics 550 performance compared to Titanfall 2 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Radeon HD 7850
Iris Graphics 550
recommended Radeon RX 480

FPS tests

Real world test results of Titanfall 2 on Quadro M4000M and Iris Graphics 550.

low / 720p
n/d
 
65
medium / 768p
n/d
 
45
high / 1080p
n/d
 
18

Watch Dogs 2

2016

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Iris Graphics 550 performance compared to Watch Dogs 2 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce GTX 660
Iris Graphics 550
recommended GeForce GTX 780

FPS tests

Real world test results of Watch Dogs 2 on Quadro M4000M and Iris Graphics 550.

low / 720p
n/d
 
23
medium / 768p
n/d
 
20

XCOM 2

2016

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Iris Graphics 550 performance compared to XCOM 2 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Radeon HD 5770
Iris Graphics 550
recommended Radeon HD 7970

FPS tests

Real world test results of XCOM 2 on Quadro M4000M and Iris Graphics 550.

low / 720p
n/d
 
30
medium / 1080p
n/d
 
10
high / 1080p
n/d
 
7

Fallout 4

2015

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Iris Graphics 550 performance compared to Fallout 4 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce GTX 550 Ti
Iris Graphics 550
recommended GeForce GTX 780

FPS tests

Real world test results of Fallout 4 on Quadro M4000M and Iris Graphics 550.

low / 720p
n/d
 
21
medium / 768p
n/d
 
8

Star Wars Battlefront

2015

FPS tests

Real world test results of Star Wars Battlefront on Quadro M4000M and Iris Graphics 550.

low / 768p
n/d
 
53
medium / 768p
n/d
 
30

The Witcher 3

2015

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Iris Graphics 550 performance compared to The Witcher 3 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce GTX 660
Iris Graphics 550
recommended GeForce GTX 770

FPS tests

Real world test results of The Witcher 3 on Quadro M4000M and Iris Graphics 550.

low / 768p
n/d
 
21
medium / 768p
n/d
 
14
high / 1080p
n/d
 
8

World of Warships

2015

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Iris Graphics 550 performance compared to World of Warships official system requirements.

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

FPS tests

Real world test results of World of Warships on Quadro M4000M and Iris Graphics 550.

low / 768p
n/d
 
119
medium / 768p
n/d
 
75
high / 1080p
n/d
 
37
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
27

Sims 4

2014

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Iris Graphics 550 performance compared to Sims 4 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 6600
Iris Graphics 550

FPS tests

Real world test results of Sims 4 on Quadro M4000M and Iris Graphics 550.

low / 768p
n/d
 
183
medium / 768p
n/d
 
78
high / 1080p
n/d
 
40
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
29

Battlefield 4

2013

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Iris Graphics 550 performance compared to Battlefield 4 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 8800 GT
Iris Graphics 550
recommended GeForce GTX 660

FPS tests

Real world test results of Battlefield 4 on Quadro M4000M and Iris Graphics 550.

low / 768p
n/d
 
60
medium / 768p
n/d
 
38
high / 768p
n/d
 
28
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
9

Crysis 3

2013

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Iris Graphics 550 performance compared to Crysis 3 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce GTS 450
Iris Graphics 550
recommended Radeon HD 5870

FPS tests

Real world test results of Crysis 3 on Quadro M4000M and Iris Graphics 550.

low / 768p
n/d
 
58
medium / 768p
n/d
 
33
high / 768p
n/d
 
21
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
8

Tomb Raider

2013

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Iris Graphics 550 performance compared to Tomb Raider official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 8800 GT
Iris Graphics 550
recommended Radeon HD 5870

FPS tests

Real world test results of Tomb Raider on Quadro M4000M and Iris Graphics 550.

medium / 768p
n/d
 
77
high / 768p
n/d
 
52
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
24

Diablo III

2012

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Iris Graphics 550 performance compared to Diablo III official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 7800 GT
Iris Graphics 550
recommended Radeon HD 4870

FPS tests

Real world test results of Diablo III on Quadro M4000M and Iris Graphics 550.

low / 768p
n/d
 
133
medium / 768p
n/d
 
107
high / 768p
n/d
 
96
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
62

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro M4000M

Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)

Advantages of Intel Iris Graphics 550

More pipelines (48 vs 1)
Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 28 nm)
Less power hungry (15 vs 100 watts)
QuickSync (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 Iris Graphics 550?

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Be aware that Quadro M4000M is a mobile workstation card while Iris Graphics 550 is a notebook one.
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