NVIDIA Quadro M4000M vs K4100M

NVIDIA Quadro M4000M
NVIDIA Quadro K4100M

General info

Comparison of Quadro M4000M and Quadro K4100M architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
n/d
 
11.17
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
 
$1,499
Price now
n/d
 
$379.99

Technical specs

Quadro M4000M and Quadro K4100M'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 K4100M's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
1,280
 
1152
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
 
100 Watt
Texture fill rate
78 GTexel / s
 
67.78 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
2,496 gflops
 
1,627 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Quadro M4000M and Quadro K4100M 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 K4100M: 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 K4100M.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
No outputs
Display Port
1.2
 
1.2

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Quadro M4000M and Quadro K4100M. 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 K4100M, 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 K4100M. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

M4000M 21.38 +77.7%
K4100M 12.03

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

M4000M 49204 +99.3%
K4100M 24685

3DMark Fire Strike Score

M4000M 6937 +97.9%
K4100M 3505

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

M4000M 7723 +111.4%
K4100M 3654

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

M4000M 10259 +107%
K4100M 4957

Passmark

M4000M 4567 +77.6%
K4100M 2571

Octane Render OctaneBench

M4000M 53 +103.8%
K4100M 26

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 K4100M. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
251 Mh/s +392.2%
 
51 Mh/s −392.2%

Game benchmarks comparison

Let's see how good Quadro M4000M and Quadro K4100M are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Fortnite

2018

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro K4100M performance compared to Fortnite official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum HD Graphics 4000
K4100M
recommended GeForce GTX 660

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

2017

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro K4100M performance compared to Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce GTX 960
K4100M
recommended GeForce GTX 1060

Overwatch

2016

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro K4100M performance compared to Overwatch official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Radeon HD 4850
K4100M
recommended Radeon HD 7950

GTA V

2015

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro K4100M performance compared to GTA V official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 9800 GT
K4100M
recommended GeForce GTX 660

Rainbow Six Siege

2015

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro K4100M performance compared to Rainbow Six Siege official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce GTX 460
K4100M
recommended Radeon HD 7970

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

2014

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro K4100M performance compared to Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 6800
K4100M
recommended GeForce 8800 GT

Dota 2

2013

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro K4100M performance compared to Dota 2 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 8600 GT
K4100M

Counter-Strike: GO

2012

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro K4100M performance compared to Counter-Strike: GO official system requirements.

M4000M
K4100M
recommended GeForce 6600

League of Legends

2009

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro K4100M performance compared to League of Legends official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 6100
K4100M
recommended GeForce 8800 GT

Minecraft

2009

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro K4100M performance compared to Minecraft official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Radeon HD 2400
K4100M
recommended Radeon HD 5870

Rise of the Tomb Raider

2016

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro K4100M performance compared to Rise of the Tomb Raider official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce GTX 650
K4100M
recommended GeForce GTX 970

FPS tests

Real world test results of Rise of the Tomb Raider on Quadro M4000M and Quadro K4100M.

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

Tomb Raider

2013

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro K4100M performance compared to Tomb Raider official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 8800 GT
K4100M
recommended Radeon HD 5870

FPS tests

Real world test results of Tomb Raider on Quadro M4000M and Quadro K4100M.

low / 768p
n/d
 
196
medium / 768p
n/d
 
118
high / 768p
n/d
 
76
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
36

Diablo III

2012

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro K4100M performance compared to Diablo III official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 7800 GT
K4100M
recommended Radeon HD 4870

FPS tests

Real world test results of Diablo III on Quadro M4000M and Quadro K4100M.

low / 768p
n/d
 
153
medium / 768p
n/d
 
119
high / 768p
n/d
 
103
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
65

World of Warcraft

2005

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro K4100M performance compared to World of Warcraft official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum HD Graphics 530
K4100M
recommended GeForce GTX 960

FPS tests

Real world test results of World of Warcraft on Quadro M4000M and Quadro K4100M.

low / 600p
n/d
 
342
medium / 768p
n/d
 
197
high / 1024p
n/d
 
149
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
68

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro M4000M

77.7% faster (about 2 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 K4100M

More pipelines (1152 vs 1)

So, Quadro M4000M or K4100M?

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