NVIDIA Quadro M4000M vs M3000M

NVIDIA Quadro M4000M
NVIDIA Quadro M3000M

General info

Comparison of Quadro M4000M and Quadro M3000M architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Maxwell 2.0
 
Maxwell 2.0
Code name
GM204
 
GM204
Type
Mobile workstation
 
Mobile workstation
Release date
18 August 2015
 
18 August 2015

Technical specs

Quadro M4000M and Quadro M3000M'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 M3000M's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
1,280
 
1,024
Core clock speed
975 MHz
 
1050 MHz
Boost Clock
1013 MHz
 
n/d
Transistor count
5,200 million
 
5,200 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
100 Watt
 
75 Watt
Texture fill rate
78 GTexel / s
 
67.2 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
2,496 gflops
 
2,150 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Quadro M4000M and Quadro M3000M 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
 
PCIe 3.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
None
 
None

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Quadro M4000M and Quadro M3000M: 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
 
5012 MHz
Memory bandwidth
160 GB / s
 
160 GB / s
Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro M4000M and Quadro M3000M.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
No outputs
Display Port
1.2
 
1.2

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Quadro M4000M and Quadro M3000M. 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 M3000M, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12
 
12
Shader Model
5.0
 
5.0
OpenGL
4.5
 
4.5
Vulkan
+
 
+

Video card benchmark performance comparison

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Quadro M4000M and Quadro M3000M. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

M4000M 21.38 +2.2%
M3000M 20.91

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

M4000M 49204 +10.3%
M3000M 44603

3DMark Fire Strike Score

M4000M 6937 +16.2%
M3000M 5972

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

M4000M 7723 +18.1%
M3000M 6537

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

M4000M 10259 +23.8%
M3000M 8289

Passmark

M4000M 4567 +2.2%
M3000M 4468

Octane Render OctaneBench

M4000M 53 +17.8%
M3000M 45

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 M3000M. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
251 Mh/s −0.8%
 
253 Mh/s +0.8%

Game benchmarks comparison

Let's see how good Quadro M4000M and Quadro M3000M are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Fortnite

Fortnite

2018
Fortnite

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro M3000M performance compared to Fortnite official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
M3000M
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

2017
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro M3000M performance compared to Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
M3000M
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
Overwatch

Overwatch

2016
Overwatch

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro M3000M performance compared to Overwatch official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
M3000M
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
GTA V

GTA V

2015
GTA V

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro M3000M performance compared to GTA V official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
M3000M
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

FPS tests

Real world test results of GTA V on Quadro M4000M and Quadro M3000M.

medium / 768p
n/d
 
136
high / 1080p
n/d
 
69
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
30
4k / 2160p
n/d
 
35
Rainbow Six Siege

Rainbow Six Siege

2015
Rainbow Six Siege

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro M3000M performance compared to Rainbow Six Siege official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
M3000M
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

FPS tests

Real world test results of Rainbow Six Siege on Quadro M4000M and Quadro M3000M.

medium / 768p
n/d
 
147
high / 1080p
n/d
 
77
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
55
4k / 2160p
n/d
 
24
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

2014
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro M3000M performance compared to Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
M3000M
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
Dota 2

Dota 2

2013
Dota 2

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro M3000M performance compared to Dota 2 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
M3000M
Counter-Strike: GO

Counter-Strike: GO

2012
Counter-Strike: GO

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro M3000M performance compared to Counter-Strike: GO official system requirements.

M4000M
M3000M
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
League of Legends

League of Legends

2009
League of Legends

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro M3000M performance compared to League of Legends official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
M3000M
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
Minecraft

Minecraft

2009
Minecraft

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro M3000M performance compared to Minecraft official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
M3000M
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

Rise of the Tomb Raider

2016

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro M3000M performance compared to Rise of the Tomb Raider official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
M3000M
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

FPS tests

Real world test results of Rise of the Tomb Raider on Quadro M4000M and Quadro M3000M.

low / 768p
n/d
 
115
medium / 768p
90 +28.8%
 
70 −28.8%
high / 1080p
55 +36.8%
 
40 −36.8%
ultra / 1080p
48 +43.7%
 
33 −43.7%
4k / 2160p
20
 
n/d

Just Cause 3

2015

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro M3000M performance compared to Just Cause 3 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
M3000M
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

FPS tests

Real world test results of Just Cause 3 on Quadro M4000M and Quadro M3000M.

medium / 768p
n/d
 
86
high / 1080p
n/d
 
50
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
44
4k / 2160p
n/d
 
18

Star Wars Battlefront

2015

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro M3000M performance compared to Star Wars Battlefront official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
M3000M
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

FPS tests

Real world test results of Star Wars Battlefront on Quadro M4000M and Quadro M3000M.

medium / 768p
n/d
 
125
high / 1080p
n/d
 
59
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
51
4k / 2160p
n/d
 
18

The Witcher 3

2015

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro M3000M performance compared to The Witcher 3 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
M3000M
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

FPS tests

Real world test results of The Witcher 3 on Quadro M4000M and Quadro M3000M.

low / 768p
n/d
 
123
medium / 768p
n/d
 
74
high / 1080p
n/d
 
42
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
22
4k / 2160p
n/d
 
14

Tomb Raider

2013

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Quadro M3000M performance compared to Tomb Raider official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
M3000M
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

FPS tests

Real world test results of Tomb Raider on Quadro M4000M and Quadro M3000M.

medium / 768p
n/d
 
255
high / 768p
n/d
 
185
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
82

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro M4000M

2.2% faster in synthetic tests

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro M3000M

Less power hungry (75 vs 100 watts)

So, Quadro M4000M or M3000M?

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