NVIDIA Quadro M4000M vs K4000M

NVIDIA Quadro M4000M
NVIDIA Quadro K4000M

General info

Comparison of Quadro M4000M and Quadro K4000M architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Maxwell 2.0
 
Kepler
Code name
GM204
 
GK104
Type
Mobile workstation
 
Mobile workstation
Release date
18 August 2015
 
1 June 2012

Technical specs

Quadro M4000M and Quadro K4000M'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 K4000M's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
1,280
 
960
Core clock speed
975 MHz
 
601 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
 
100 Watt
Texture fill rate
78 GTexel / s
 
48.08 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
2,496 gflops
 
1,154 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Quadro M4000M and Quadro K4000M 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 K4000M: 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
 
2800 MHz
Memory bandwidth
160 GB / s
 
89.6 GB / s
Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro M4000M and Quadro K4000M.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
No outputs
Display Port
1.2
 
n/d

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Quadro M4000M and Quadro K4000M. 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 K4000M, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12
 
12.0 (11_0)
Shader Model
5.0
 
n/d
OpenGL
4.5
 
4.6
Vulkan
+
 
+

Video card benchmark performance comparison

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Quadro M4000M and Quadro K4000M. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

M4000M 21.38 +101.3%
K4000M 10.62

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

M4000M 49204 +158.2%
K4000M 19058

3DMark Fire Strike Score

M4000M 6937 +216.5%
K4000M 2192

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

M4000M 7723 +251.2%
K4000M 2199

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

M4000M 10259 +196%
K4000M 3466

Passmark

M4000M 4567 +101.3%
K4000M 2269

Octane Render OctaneBench

M4000M 53 +140.9%
K4000M 22

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 K4000M. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
251 Mh/s +578.4%
 
37 Mh/s −578.4%

Game benchmarks comparison

Let's see how good Quadro M4000M and Quadro K4000M are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Fortnite

Fortnite

2018
Fortnite

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro K4000M performance compared to Fortnite official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum HD Graphics 4000
K4000M
recommended GeForce GTX 660
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

2017
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro K4000M performance compared to Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce GTX 960
K4000M
recommended GeForce GTX 1060
Overwatch

Overwatch

2016
Overwatch

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro K4000M performance compared to Overwatch official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Radeon HD 4850
K4000M
recommended Radeon HD 7950
GTA V

GTA V

2015
GTA V

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro K4000M performance compared to GTA V official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 9800 GT
K4000M
recommended GeForce GTX 660
Rainbow Six Siege

Rainbow Six Siege

2015
Rainbow Six Siege

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro K4000M performance compared to Rainbow Six Siege official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce GTX 460
K4000M
recommended Radeon HD 7970
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

2014
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro K4000M performance compared to Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 6800
K4000M
recommended GeForce 8800 GT
Dota 2

Dota 2

2013
Dota 2

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro K4000M performance compared to Dota 2 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 8600 GT
K4000M
Counter-Strike: GO

Counter-Strike: GO

2012
Counter-Strike: GO

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro K4000M performance compared to Counter-Strike: GO official system requirements.

M4000M
K4000M
recommended GeForce 6600
League of Legends

League of Legends

2009
League of Legends

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro K4000M performance compared to League of Legends official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 6100
K4000M
recommended GeForce 8800 GT
Minecraft

Minecraft

2009
Minecraft

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro K4000M performance compared to Minecraft official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Radeon HD 2400
K4000M
recommended Radeon HD 5870

Rise of the Tomb Raider

2016

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro K4000M performance compared to Rise of the Tomb Raider official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce GTX 650
K4000M
recommended GeForce GTX 970

FPS tests

Real world test results of Rise of the Tomb Raider on Quadro M4000M and Quadro K4000M.

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

Diablo III

2012

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro K4000M performance compared to Diablo III official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 7800 GT
K4000M
recommended Radeon HD 4870

FPS tests

Real world test results of Diablo III on Quadro M4000M and Quadro K4000M.

low / 768p
n/d
 
247
medium / 768p
n/d
 
183
high / 768p
n/d
 
158
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
83

World of Tanks v8

2012

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro K4000M performance compared to World of Tanks v8 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 6800
K4000M
recommended Radeon HD 7850

FPS tests

Real world test results of World of Tanks v8 on Quadro M4000M and Quadro K4000M.

low / 768p
n/d
 
102
medium / 768p
n/d
 
73
high / 768p
n/d
 
62
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
36

StarCraft 2

2010

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro K4000M performance compared to StarCraft 2 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 7600 GT
K4000M
recommended GeForce GTX 650

FPS tests

Real world test results of StarCraft 2 on Quadro M4000M and Quadro K4000M.

low / 768p
n/d
 
248
medium / 768p
n/d
 
115
high / 768p
n/d
 
69
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
48

World of Warcraft

2005

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro K4000M performance compared to World of Warcraft official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum HD Graphics 530
K4000M
recommended GeForce GTX 960

FPS tests

Real world test results of World of Warcraft on Quadro M4000M and Quadro K4000M.

low / 600p
n/d
 
102
medium / 768p
n/d
 
105
high / 1024p
n/d
 
98

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro M4000M

101.3% faster (about 2 times) in synthetic tests
Much newer (18 August 2015 vs 1 June 2012)
Higher memory bandwidth (160 vs 89.6 GB/s)

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro K4000M

More pipelines (960 vs 1)

So, Quadro M4000M or K4000M?

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