NVIDIA Quadro M4000M vs K3100M

NVIDIA Quadro M4000M
NVIDIA Quadro K3100M

General info

Comparison of Quadro M4000M and Quadro K3100M architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
n/d
 
1.68
Architecture
Maxwell 2.0
 
Kepler
Code name
GM204
 
GK104
Type
Mobile workstation
 
Mobile workstation
Release date
18 August 2015
 
23 July 2013
Launch price (MSRP)
n/d
 
$1,999
Price now
n/d
 
$1,999

Technical specs

Quadro M4000M and Quadro K3100M'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 K3100M's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
1,280
 
768
Core clock speed
975 MHz
 
706 MHz
Boost Clock
1013 MHz
 
n/d
Transistor count
5,200 million
 
3,540 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
100 Watt
 
75 Watt
Texture fill rate
78 GTexel / s
 
45.18 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
2,496 gflops
 
1,084 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Quadro M4000M and Quadro K3100M 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

Parameters of memory installed on Quadro M4000M and Quadro K3100M: 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
 
4 GB
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
256 Bit
Memory clock speed
5012 MHz
 
3200 MHz
Memory bandwidth
160 GB / s
 
102.4 GB / s
Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro M4000M and Quadro K3100M.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
No outputs
Display Port
1.2
 
1.2

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Quadro M4000M and Quadro K3100M. 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 K3100M, 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 K3100M. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

M4000M 21.38 +125.1%
K3100M 9.50

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

M4000M 49204 +167.6%
K3100M 18389

3DMark Fire Strike Score

M4000M 6937 +160.2%
K3100M 2666

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

M4000M 7723 +176.1%
K3100M 2797

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

M4000M 10259 +186.5%
K3100M 3581

Passmark

M4000M 4567 +125%
K3100M 2030

Octane Render OctaneBench

M4000M 53 +178.9%
K3100M 19

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 K3100M. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
251 Mh/s +470.5%
 
44 Mh/s −470.5%

Game benchmarks comparison

Let's see how good Quadro M4000M and Quadro K3100M are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Fortnite

Fortnite

2018
Fortnite

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro K3100M performance compared to Fortnite official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
K3100M
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

2017
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro K3100M performance compared to Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
K3100M
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
Overwatch

Overwatch

2016
Overwatch

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro K3100M performance compared to Overwatch official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
K3100M
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
GTA V

GTA V

2015
GTA V

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro K3100M performance compared to GTA V official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
K3100M
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
Rainbow Six Siege

Rainbow Six Siege

2015
Rainbow Six Siege

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro K3100M performance compared to Rainbow Six Siege official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
K3100M
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

2014
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro K3100M performance compared to Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
K3100M
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
Dota 2

Dota 2

2013
Dota 2

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro K3100M performance compared to Dota 2 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
K3100M
Counter-Strike: GO

Counter-Strike: GO

2012
Counter-Strike: GO

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro K3100M performance compared to Counter-Strike: GO official system requirements.

M4000M
K3100M
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
League of Legends

League of Legends

2009
League of Legends

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro K3100M performance compared to League of Legends official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
K3100M
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
Minecraft

Minecraft

2009
Minecraft

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro K3100M performance compared to Minecraft official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
K3100M
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

Rise of the Tomb Raider

2016

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro K3100M performance compared to Rise of the Tomb Raider official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
K3100M
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

FPS tests

Real world test results of Rise of the Tomb Raider on Quadro M4000M and Quadro K3100M.

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 K3100M performance compared to The Witcher 3 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
K3100M
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

FPS tests

Real world test results of The Witcher 3 on Quadro M4000M and Quadro K3100M.

low / 768p
n/d
 
40
medium / 768p
n/d
 
24
high / 1080p
n/d
 
14
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
7
4k / 2160p
n/d
 
5

Dragon Age: Inquisition

2014

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro K3100M performance compared to Dragon Age: Inquisition official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
K3100M
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

FPS tests

Real world test results of Dragon Age: Inquisition on Quadro M4000M and Quadro K3100M.

low / 768p
n/d
 
98
medium / 768p
n/d
 
63
high / 1080p
n/d
 
22
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
15

Far Cry 4

2014

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro K3100M performance compared to Far Cry 4 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
K3100M
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

FPS tests

Real world test results of Far Cry 4 on Quadro M4000M and Quadro K3100M.

low / 768p
n/d
 
73
medium / 768p
n/d
 
53
high / 1080p
n/d
 
23
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
18

Sims 4

2014

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro K3100M performance compared to Sims 4 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
K3100M

FPS tests

Real world test results of Sims 4 on Quadro M4000M and Quadro K3100M.

low / 768p
n/d
 
172
medium / 768p
n/d
 
105
high / 1080p
n/d
 
65
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
55

Battlefield 4

2013

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro K3100M performance compared to Battlefield 4 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
K3100M
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

FPS tests

Real world test results of Battlefield 4 on Quadro M4000M and Quadro K3100M.

low / 768p
n/d
 
108
medium / 768p
n/d
 
75
high / 768p
n/d
 
55
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
24
4k / 2160p
n/d
 
12

Crysis 3

2013

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro K3100M performance compared to Crysis 3 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
K3100M
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

FPS tests

Real world test results of Crysis 3 on Quadro M4000M and Quadro K3100M.

low / 768p
n/d
 
110
medium / 768p
n/d
 
64
high / 768p
n/d
 
41
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
16

Tomb Raider

2013

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro K3100M performance compared to Tomb Raider official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
K3100M
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

FPS tests

Real world test results of Tomb Raider on Quadro M4000M and Quadro K3100M.

low / 768p
n/d
 
197
medium / 768p
n/d
 
115
high / 768p
n/d
 
85
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
26

Diablo III

2012

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro K3100M performance compared to Diablo III official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
K3100M
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

FPS tests

Real world test results of Diablo III on Quadro M4000M and Quadro K3100M.

low / 768p
n/d
 
227
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
96

World of Tanks v8

2012

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro K3100M performance compared to World of Tanks v8 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
K3100M
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

FPS tests

Real world test results of World of Tanks v8 on Quadro M4000M and Quadro K3100M.

low / 768p
n/d
 
113
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
38

StarCraft 2

2010

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro K3100M performance compared to StarCraft 2 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
K3100M
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

FPS tests

Real world test results of StarCraft 2 on Quadro M4000M and Quadro K3100M.

low / 768p
n/d
 
246
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
56

World of Warcraft

2005

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro K3100M performance compared to World of Warcraft official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
K3100M
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

FPS tests

Real world test results of World of Warcraft on Quadro M4000M and Quadro K3100M.

low / 600p
n/d
 
372
medium / 768p
n/d
 
203
high / 1024p
n/d
 
95
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
47

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro M4000M

125.1% faster (about 2.5 times) in synthetic tests
Much newer (18 August 2015 vs 23 July 2013)
Higher memory bandwidth (160 vs 102.4 GB/s)

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro K3100M

More pipelines (768 vs 1)
Less power hungry (75 vs 100 watts)

So, Quadro M4000M or K3100M?

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 K3100M, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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