NVIDIA Quadro M4000M vs ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4870

NVIDIA Quadro M4000M
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4870

General info

Comparison of Quadro M4000M and Mobility Radeon HD 4870 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
not rated
Architecture
Maxwell 2.0
 
TeraScale
Code name
GM204
 
M98
Type
Mobile workstation
 
Laptop
Release date
18 August 2015
 
9 January 2009

Technical specs

Quadro M4000M and Mobility Radeon HD 4870'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 Mobility Radeon HD 4870's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
1,280
 
800
Core clock speed
975 MHz
 
550 MHz
Boost Clock
1013 MHz
 
n/d
Transistor count
5,200 million
 
956 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
55 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
100 Watt
 
n/d
Texture fill rate
78 GTexel / s
 
22 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
2,496 gflops
 
880.0 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Quadro M4000M and Mobility Radeon HD 4870 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
 
PCIe 2.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
None
 
n/d

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Quadro M4000M and Mobility Radeon HD 4870: 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
 
512 MB
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
256 Bit
Memory clock speed
5012 MHz
 
1776 MHz
Memory bandwidth
160 GB / s
 
56.8 GB / s
Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro M4000M and Mobility Radeon HD 4870.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
No outputs
Display Port
1.2
 
n/d

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Quadro M4000M and Mobility Radeon HD 4870. 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
Powerplay
n/d
 
+
1x Dual-Link/Single-Link DVI
n/d
 
+
PCI-E 2.0 x16
n/d
 
+
1x Single-Link DVI Support (all display ports have to be supported by the laptop manufacturer)
n/d
 
+
DisplayPort support up to 2560x1600
n/d
 
+
HDMI support up to 1920x1080 (both with 7.1 AC3 Audio)
n/d
 
+

API support

APIs supported by Quadro M4000M and Mobility Radeon HD 4870, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12
 
10.1
Shader Model
5.0
 
n/d
OpenGL
4.5
 
3.3
Vulkan
+
 
-

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Quadro M4000M and Mobility Radeon HD 4870. 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 Mobility Radeon HD 4870 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Fortnite

Fortnite

2018
Fortnite

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Mobility Radeon HD 4870 performance compared to Fortnite official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum HD Graphics 4000
ATI Mobility HD 4870
recommended GeForce GTX 660
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

2017
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Mobility Radeon HD 4870 performance compared to Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce GTX 960
ATI Mobility HD 4870
recommended GeForce GTX 1060
Overwatch

Overwatch

2016
Overwatch

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Mobility Radeon HD 4870 performance compared to Overwatch official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Radeon HD 4850
ATI Mobility HD 4870
recommended Radeon HD 7950
GTA V

GTA V

2015
GTA V

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Mobility Radeon HD 4870 performance compared to GTA V official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 9800 GT
ATI Mobility HD 4870
recommended GeForce GTX 660
Rainbow Six Siege

Rainbow Six Siege

2015
Rainbow Six Siege

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Mobility Radeon HD 4870 performance compared to Rainbow Six Siege official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce GTX 460
ATI Mobility HD 4870
recommended Radeon HD 7970
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

2014
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Mobility Radeon HD 4870 performance compared to Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 6800
ATI Mobility HD 4870
recommended GeForce 8800 GT
Dota 2

Dota 2

2013
Dota 2

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Mobility Radeon HD 4870 performance compared to Dota 2 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 8600 GT
ATI Mobility HD 4870
Counter-Strike: GO

Counter-Strike: GO

2012
Counter-Strike: GO

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Mobility Radeon HD 4870 performance compared to Counter-Strike: GO official system requirements.

M4000M
ATI Mobility HD 4870
recommended GeForce 6600
League of Legends

League of Legends

2009
League of Legends

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Mobility Radeon HD 4870 performance compared to League of Legends official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 6100
ATI Mobility HD 4870
recommended GeForce 8800 GT
Minecraft

Minecraft

2009
Minecraft

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Mobility Radeon HD 4870 performance compared to Minecraft official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Radeon HD 2400
ATI Mobility HD 4870
recommended Radeon HD 5870

Rise of the Tomb Raider

2016

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Mobility Radeon HD 4870 performance compared to Rise of the Tomb Raider official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce GTX 650
ATI Mobility HD 4870
recommended GeForce GTX 970

FPS tests

Real world test results of Rise of the Tomb Raider on Quadro M4000M and Mobility Radeon HD 4870.

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

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro M4000M

Much newer (18 August 2015 vs 9 January 2009)
Higher memory bandwidth (160 vs 56.8 GB/s)
Finer manufacturing process technology (28 vs 55 nm)
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)

Advantages of ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4870

More pipelines (800 vs 1)
OpenGL 2.0
PCI-E 2.0 x16
Powerplay
DisplayPort support up to 2560x1600
HDMI support up to 1920x1080 (both with 7.1 AC3 Audio)
1x Dual-Link/Single-Link DVI
1x Single-Link DVI Support (all display ports have to be supported by the laptop manufacturer)

So, Quadro M4000M or Mobility HD 4870?

Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA Quadro M4000M and ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4870. We've got no test results to judge.
Be aware that Quadro M4000M is a mobile workstation card while Mobility Radeon HD 4870 is a notebook one.
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