NVIDIA Quadro M4000M vs FX 580

NVIDIA Quadro M4000M
NVIDIA Quadro FX 580

General info

Comparison of Quadro M4000M and Quadro FX 580 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Perfomance to price
n/d
 
15.12
Architecture
Maxwell 2.0
 
Tesla
Code name
GM204
 
G96
Type
Laptop
 
Workstation
Release date
18 August 2015
 
9 April 2009
Launch price (MSRP)
n/d
 
$199
Price
n/d
 
$90

Technical specs

Quadro M4000M and Quadro FX 580 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 FX 580 performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Pipelines
1,280
 
32
Core clock speed
975 MHz
 
450 MHz
Boost Clock
1013 MHz
 
n/d
Transistor count
5,200 million
 
314 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
65 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
100 Watt
 
40 Watt
Texture fill rate
78.00
 
7.20
Floating-point performance
2,496 gflops
 
72 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Quadro M4000M and Quadro FX 580 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
 
198 mm
Width
n/d
 
1-slot
Supplementary power connectors
None
 
None

Memory specs

Parameters of memory installed on Quadro M4000M and Quadro FX 580: 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
 
GDDR3
Maximum RAM amount
4 GB
 
0.5 GB
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
128 Bit
Memory clock speed
5012 MHz
 
1600 MHz
Memory bandwidth
160 GB/s
 
25.6 GB/s
Shared memory
-
 
n/d

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro M4000M and Quadro FX 580.
Display Connectors
n/d
 
1x DVI, 2x DisplayPort
Display Port
1.2
 
n/d

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Quadro M4000M and Quadro FX 580. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
3D Vision Pro
+
 
n/d
Mosaic
+
 
n/d
nView Display Management
+
 
n/d
Optimus
+
 
n/d
CUDA
5.2
 
1.1

API support

APIs supported by Quadro M4000M and Quadro FX 580, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12
 
n/d
Shader Model
5.0
 
n/d
OpenGL
4.5
 
n/d
Vulkan
+
 
-

Video card benchmarks performance comparison

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Quadro M4000M and Quadro FX 580. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
25.98 +473.5%
 
4.53 −473.5%
3DMark Ice Storm GPU
n/d
 
63643.00
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
 
3278.00
Unigine Heaven 3.0
n/d
 
500.83
Passmark
4496 +1552.9%
 
272 −1552.9%
Octane Render OctaneBench
53
 
n/d

Rendering quality tests

GFXBench render quality
4541 +3.1%
 
4404 −3.1%
GFXBench high precision render quality
4541 +3.1%
 
4404 −3.1%

Mining hashrate

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Quadro M4000M and Quadro FX 580. 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 FX 580 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
0.63
 
n/d
Games can run, %
At minimum settings
98.71
 
90.65
At recommended settings
86.45
 
67.1
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

473.5% faster (about 5.5 times) in synthetic tests
Much newer (18 August 2015 vs 9 April 2009)
Wider memory bus (256 vs 128 bit)
Higher memory bandwidth (160 vs 25.6 GB/s)
Finer manufacturing process technology (28 vs 65 nm)
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro FX 580

More pipelines (32 vs 1)
Less power hungry (40 vs 100 watts)

So, Quadro M4000M or FX 580?

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

Be aware that Quadro M4000M is a notebook card while Quadro FX 580 is a workstation one.

Should you still have questions on choice between Quadro M4000M and Quadro FX 580, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

Cast your vote

Do you think we are right or mistaken in our choice? Vote by clicking "Like" button near your favourite video card.
NVIDIA Quadro M4000M
NVIDIA Quadro FX 580
Like
Like

Choose a GPU

Compare GPUs

Comparisons

Advices and comments

Here you can ask a question about Quadro M4000M or Quadro FX 580, agree or disagree with our judgements, or report an error or mismatch.