NVIDIA Quadro M4000M vs 400

NVIDIA Quadro M4000M
NVIDIA Quadro 400

General info

Comparison of Quadro M4000M and Quadro 400 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
n/d
 
19.60
Architecture
Maxwell 2.0
 
Tesla 2.0
Code name
GM204
 
GT216
Type
Mobile workstation
 
Workstation
Release date
18 August 2015
 
5 April 2011
Launch price (MSRP)
n/d
 
$169
Price now
n/d
 
$19.99

Technical specs

Quadro M4000M and Quadro 400'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 Quadro 400'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
 
450 MHz
Boost Clock
1013 MHz
 
n/d
Transistor count
5,200 million
 
486 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
40 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
100 Watt
 
32 Watt
Texture fill rate
78 GTexel / s
 
7.2 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
2,496 gflops
 
108 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Quadro M4000M and Quadro 400 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop video cards it's interface and bus (motherboard compatibility), additional power connectors (power supply compatibility). 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 2.0 x16
Length
n/d
 
163 mm
Supplementary power connectors
None
 
None

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Quadro M4000M and Quadro 400: 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
 
DDR3
Maximum RAM amount
4 GB
 
512 MB
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
64 Bit
Memory clock speed
5012 MHz
 
1540 MHz
Memory bandwidth
160 GB / s
 
12.32 GB / s
Shared memory
-
 
n/d

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro M4000M and Quadro 400.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
1x DVI, 1x DisplayPort
Display Port
1.2
 
n/d

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Quadro M4000M and Quadro 400. 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

API support

APIs supported by Quadro M4000M and Quadro 400, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12
 
10.1
Shader Model
5.0
 
n/d
OpenGL
4.5
 
3.3
Vulkan
+
 
-

Video card benchmark performance comparison

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Quadro M4000M and Quadro 400. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

M4000M 21.38 +1826.1%
400 1.11

Passmark

M4000M 4567 +1818.9%
400 238

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Quadro M4000M and Quadro 400. 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 Quadro 400 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Fortnite

Fortnite

2018
Fortnite

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro 400 performance compared to Fortnite official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum HD Graphics 4000
400
recommended GeForce GTX 660
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

2017
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro 400 performance compared to Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce GTX 960
400
recommended GeForce GTX 1060
Overwatch

Overwatch

2016
Overwatch

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro 400 performance compared to Overwatch official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Radeon HD 4850
400
recommended Radeon HD 7950
GTA V

GTA V

2015
GTA V

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro 400 performance compared to GTA V official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 9800 GT
400
recommended GeForce GTX 660
Rainbow Six Siege

Rainbow Six Siege

2015
Rainbow Six Siege

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro 400 performance compared to Rainbow Six Siege official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce GTX 460
400
recommended Radeon HD 7970
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

2014
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro 400 performance compared to Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 6800
400
recommended GeForce 8800 GT
Dota 2

Dota 2

2013
Dota 2

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro 400 performance compared to Dota 2 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 8600 GT
400
Counter-Strike: GO

Counter-Strike: GO

2012
Counter-Strike: GO

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro 400 performance compared to Counter-Strike: GO official system requirements.

M4000M
400
recommended GeForce 6600
League of Legends

League of Legends

2009
League of Legends

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro 400 performance compared to League of Legends official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 6100
400
recommended GeForce 8800 GT
Minecraft

Minecraft

2009
Minecraft

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro 400 performance compared to Minecraft official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Radeon HD 2400
400
recommended Radeon HD 5870

Rise of the Tomb Raider

2016

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro 400 performance compared to Rise of the Tomb Raider official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce GTX 650
400
recommended GeForce GTX 970

FPS tests

Real world test results of Rise of the Tomb Raider on Quadro M4000M and Quadro 400.

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

1826.1% faster (about 19.5 times) in synthetic tests
Much newer (18 August 2015 vs 5 April 2011)
Wider memory bus (256 vs 64 bit)
Higher memory bandwidth (160 vs 12.32 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 Quadro 400

More pipelines (48 vs 1)
Less power hungry (32 vs 100 watts)

So, Quadro M4000M or 400?

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 Quadro 400 is a workstation one.
Should you still have questions on choice between Quadro M4000M and Quadro 400, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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