NVIDIA Quadro M4000M vs K2100M

NVIDIA Quadro M4000M
NVIDIA Quadro K2100M

General info

Comparison of Quadro M4000M and Quadro K2100M architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
n/d
 
13.70
Architecture
Maxwell 2.0
 
Kepler
Code name
GM204
 
GK106
Type
Mobile workstation
 
Mobile workstation
Release date
18 August 2015
 
23 July 2013
Launch price (MSRP)
n/d
 
$84.95
Price now
n/d
 
$159.99

Technical specs

Quadro M4000M and Quadro K2100M'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 K2100M's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
1,280
 
576
Core clock speed
975 MHz
 
667 MHz
Boost Clock
1013 MHz
 
n/d
Transistor count
5,200 million
 
2,540 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
100 Watt
 
55 Watt
Texture fill rate
78 GTexel / s
 
32.02 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
2,496 gflops
 
768.4 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Quadro M4000M and Quadro K2100M 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
 
medium sized
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
MXM-A (3.0)
Supplementary power connectors
None
 
n/d

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Quadro M4000M and Quadro K2100M: 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
 
2 GB
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
128 Bit
Memory clock speed
5012 MHz
 
3008 MHz
Memory bandwidth
160 GB / s
 
48.0 GB / s
Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro M4000M and Quadro K2100M.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
No outputs
Display Port
1.2
 
1.2

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Quadro M4000M and Quadro K2100M. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
3D Vision Pro
+
 
+
Mosaic
+
 
+
nView Display Management
+
 
+
Optimus
+
 
+

API support

APIs supported by Quadro M4000M and Quadro K2100M, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12
 
12
Shader Model
5.0
 
5
OpenGL
4.5
 
4.5
Vulkan
+
 
+

Video card benchmark performance comparison

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Quadro M4000M and Quadro K2100M. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

M4000M 21.38 +244.3%
K2100M 6.21

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

M4000M 49204 +315.7%
K2100M 11835

3DMark Fire Strike Score

M4000M 6937 +346.7%
K2100M 1553

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

M4000M 7723 +380.9%
K2100M 1606

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

M4000M 10259 +328.5%
K2100M 2394

Passmark

M4000M 4567 +244.2%
K2100M 1327

Octane Render OctaneBench

M4000M 53 +381.8%
K2100M 11

Rendering quality tests

GFXBench render quality
4541 +0%
 
4541 +0%
GFXBench high precision render quality
4541 +0%
 
4541 +0%

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Quadro M4000M and Quadro K2100M. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
251 Mh/s +560.5%
 
38 Mh/s −560.5%

Game benchmarks comparison

Let's see how good Quadro M4000M and Quadro K2100M are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Fortnite

2018

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro K2100M performance compared to Fortnite official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum HD Graphics 4000
K2100M
recommended GeForce GTX 660

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

2017

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro K2100M performance compared to Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce GTX 960
K2100M
recommended GeForce GTX 1060

Overwatch

2016

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro K2100M performance compared to Overwatch official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Radeon HD 4850
K2100M
recommended Radeon HD 7950

GTA V

2015

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro K2100M performance compared to GTA V official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 9800 GT
K2100M
recommended GeForce GTX 660

Rainbow Six Siege

2015

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro K2100M performance compared to Rainbow Six Siege official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce GTX 460
K2100M
recommended Radeon HD 7970

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

2014

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro K2100M performance compared to Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 6800
K2100M
recommended GeForce 8800 GT

Dota 2

2013

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro K2100M performance compared to Dota 2 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 8600 GT
K2100M

Counter-Strike: GO

2012

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro K2100M performance compared to Counter-Strike: GO official system requirements.

M4000M
K2100M
recommended GeForce 6600

League of Legends

2009

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro K2100M performance compared to League of Legends official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 6100
K2100M
recommended GeForce 8800 GT

Minecraft

2009

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro K2100M performance compared to Minecraft official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Radeon HD 2400
K2100M
recommended Radeon HD 5870

Rise of the Tomb Raider

2016

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro K2100M performance compared to Rise of the Tomb Raider official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce GTX 650
K2100M
recommended GeForce GTX 970

FPS tests

Real world test results of Rise of the Tomb Raider on Quadro M4000M and Quadro K2100M.

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

The Witcher 3

2015

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro K2100M performance compared to The Witcher 3 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce GTX 660
K2100M
recommended GeForce GTX 770

FPS tests

Real world test results of The Witcher 3 on Quadro M4000M and Quadro K2100M.

low / 768p
n/d
 
26
medium / 768p
n/d
 
18
high / 1080p
n/d
 
9

Tomb Raider

2013

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro K2100M performance compared to Tomb Raider official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 8800 GT
K2100M
recommended Radeon HD 5870

FPS tests

Real world test results of Tomb Raider on Quadro M4000M and Quadro K2100M.

low / 768p
n/d
 
133
medium / 768p
n/d
 
74
high / 768p
n/d
 
50
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
21

Diablo III

2012

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro K2100M performance compared to Diablo III official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 7800 GT
K2100M
recommended Radeon HD 4870

FPS tests

Real world test results of Diablo III on Quadro M4000M and Quadro K2100M.

low / 768p
n/d
 
170
medium / 768p
n/d
 
124
high / 768p
n/d
 
100
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
61

World of Tanks v8

2012

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro K2100M performance compared to World of Tanks v8 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 6800
K2100M
recommended Radeon HD 7850

FPS tests

Real world test results of World of Tanks v8 on Quadro M4000M and Quadro K2100M.

low / 768p
n/d
 
124
medium / 768p
n/d
 
70
high / 768p
n/d
 
54
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
23

StarCraft 2

2010

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro K2100M performance compared to StarCraft 2 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 7600 GT
K2100M
recommended GeForce GTX 650

FPS tests

Real world test results of StarCraft 2 on Quadro M4000M and Quadro K2100M.

low / 768p
n/d
 
342
medium / 768p
n/d
 
95
high / 768p
n/d
 
58
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
31

World of Warcraft

2005

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro K2100M performance compared to World of Warcraft official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum HD Graphics 530
K2100M
recommended GeForce GTX 960

FPS tests

Real world test results of World of Warcraft on Quadro M4000M and Quadro K2100M.

low / 600p
n/d
 
287
medium / 768p
n/d
 
228
high / 1024p
n/d
 
62
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
31

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro M4000M

244.3% faster (about 3.5 times) in synthetic tests
Much newer (18 August 2015 vs 23 July 2013)
Wider memory bus (256 vs 128 bit)
Higher memory bandwidth (160 vs 48 GB/s)

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro K2100M

More pipelines (576 vs 1)
Less power hungry (55 vs 100 watts)

So, Quadro M4000M or K2100M?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA Quadro M4000M.
Should you still have questions on choice between Quadro M4000M and Quadro K2100M, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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