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
+
 
+

Benchmark performance

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 24.39 +8.4%
M3000M 22.51

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 4767 +5.9%
M3000M 4503

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%

Gaming performance

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

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro M4000M

8.4% 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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