NVIDIA Quadro M4000M vs 5000M

NVIDIA Quadro M4000M
NVIDIA Quadro 5000M

General info

Comparison of Quadro M4000M and Quadro 5000M architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Maxwell 2.0
 
Fermi
Code name
GM204
 
GF100
Type
Mobile workstation
 
Mobile workstation
Release date
18 August 2015
 
27 July 2010

Technical specs

Quadro M4000M and Quadro 5000M 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 Quadro 5000M performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Pipelines
1,280
 
320
Core clock speed
975 MHz
 
405 MHz
Boost Clock
1013 MHz
 
n/d
Transistor count
5,200 million
 
3,100 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
40 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
100 Watt
 
100 Watt
Texture fill rate
78
 
16.2
Floating-point performance
2,496 gflops
 
518.4 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Quadro M4000M and Quadro 5000M 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
 
MXM-B (3.0)
Supplementary power connectors
None
 
n/d

Memory specs

Parameters of memory installed on Quadro M4000M and Quadro 5000M: 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
 
1.8 GB
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
256 Bit
Memory clock speed
5012 MHz
 
2400 MHz
Memory bandwidth
160 GB/s
 
76.8 GB/s
Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro M4000M and Quadro 5000M.
Display Port
1.2
 
n/d

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Quadro M4000M and Quadro 5000M. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
ECC (Error Correcting Code)
n/d
 
+
3D Vision Pro
+
 
n/d
Mosaic
+
 
n/d
nView Display Management
+
 
n/d
Optimus
+
 
n/d
CUDA
5.2
 
+
DirectX 11
n/d
 
DirectX 11
DirectCompute
n/d
 
+

API support

APIs supported by Quadro M4000M and Quadro 5000M, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12
 
DirectX 11, Shader 5.0
Shader Model
5.0
 
n/d
OpenGL
4.5
 
n/d

Video card benchmarks performance comparison

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Quadro M4000M and Quadro 5000M. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
25.81 +129.6%
 
11.24 −129.6%
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
49204.00
 
n/d
3DMark Fire Strike Score
6937.00
 
n/d
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
7723.00
 
n/d
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
10259.00
 
n/d
3DMark Vantage Performance
n/d
 
7766.50
Passmark
4365 +114.1%
 
2039 −114.1%
Octane Render OctaneBench
53
 
n/d

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 Quadro 5000M. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
251 Mh/s
 
n/d

Game benchmarks comparison (in FPS)

Let's see how good Quadro M4000M and Quadro 5000M 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 +513.8%
 
3.62 −513.8%
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

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro M4000M

129.6% faster (about 2.5 times) in synthetic tests
513.8% faster (about 6 times) in games
Much newer (18 August 2015 vs 27 July 2010)
Higher memory bandwidth (160 vs 76.8 GB/s)
Finer manufacturing process technology (28 vs 40 nm)

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro 5000M

More pipelines (320 vs 1)
OpenGL 4.1
DirectX 11
DirectCompute
OpenCL (Open Computing Language - an API for GPU usage in arbitrary calculations, e.g. for physics simulation)
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)
AXE
Error-Correction-Codes (ECC)-Memory
IEEE-Double-Precision-Floating-Point
PowerMizer 9.0

So, Quadro M4000M or 5000M?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA Quadro M4000M.

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