NVIDIA Quadro M4000M vs AMD Radeon HD 7770

NVIDIA Quadro M4000M
AMD Radeon HD 7770

General info

Comparison of Quadro M4000M and Radeon HD 7770 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Perfomance to price
n/d
 
13.82
Architecture
Maxwell 2.0
 
GCN
Code name
GM204
 
n/d
Type
Mobile workstation
 
Desktop
Release date
18 August 2015
 
n/d
Launch price (MSRP)
n/d
 
$129.99
Price
n/d
 
$315.59

Technical specs

Quadro M4000M and Radeon HD 7770'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 Radeon HD 7770's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
1,280
 
640
Core clock speed
975 MHz
 
1000 MHz
Boost Clock
1013 MHz
 
n/d
Transistor count
5,200 million
 
n/d
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
n/d
Power consumption (TDP)
100 Watt
 
n/d
Texture fill rate
78.00
 
n/d
Floating-point performance
2,496 gflops
 
n/d

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Quadro M4000M and Radeon HD 7770 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop video cards it's interface and bus (motherboard compatibility), additional power connectors (power supply compatibility). 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
 
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Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
n/d
Supplementary power connectors
None
 
n/d

Memory specs

Parameters of memory installed on Quadro M4000M and Radeon HD 7770: 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
 
n/d
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
128 Bit
Memory clock speed
5012 MHz
 
4500 MHz
Memory bandwidth
160 GB/s
 
n/d
Shared memory
-
 
n/d

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro M4000M and Radeon HD 7770.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
n/d
Display Port
1.2
 
n/d

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Quadro M4000M and Radeon HD 7770. 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 Radeon HD 7770, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12
 
11.1
Shader Model
5.0
 
n/d
OpenGL
4.5
 
n/d
Vulkan
+
 
-

Video card benchmarks performance comparison

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Quadro M4000M and Radeon HD 7770. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
24.91 +127.5%
 
10.95 −127.5%
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
49204 +162%
 
18782 −162%
3DMark Fire Strike Score
6937 +166.8%
 
2600 −166.8%
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
7723 +173.4%
 
2825 −173.4%
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
10259 +231.1%
 
3098 −231.1%
3DMark Vantage Performance
n/d
 
14073
Unigine Heaven 3.0
n/d
 
36
Passmark
4567 +106.2%
 
2215 −106.2%
Octane Render OctaneBench
53
 
n/d

Rendering quality tests

GFXBench render quality
4541 −0.2%
 
4549 +0.2%
GFXBench high precision render quality
4541 −0.2%
 
4549 +0.2%

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Quadro M4000M and Radeon HD 7770. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
251 Mh/s +60.9%
 
156 Mh/s −60.9%

Game benchmarks comparison (in FPS)

Let's see how good Quadro M4000M and Radeon HD 7770 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS, while overall gaming performance is a number in 0-100 range, and the older the game, the less impact it has on the overall grade.
Overall gaming performance
0.43 +2050%
 
0.02 −2050%
Games benchmarked by notebookcheck.net
Rise of the Tomb Raider (2016)
medium / 768p
90
 
n/d
high / 1080p
55
 
n/d
ultra / 1080p
48
 
n/d
4k / 2160p
20
 
n/d
Crysis 3 (2013)
low / 768p
n/d
 
86
medium / 768p
n/d
 
47
high / 768p
n/d
 
30
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
13
Dota 2 (2013)
low / 768p
n/d
 
114
medium / 768p
n/d
 
104
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
67
StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm (2013)
low / 768p
n/d
 
290
medium / 768p
n/d
 
120
high / 768p
n/d
 
93
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
33
Tomb Raider (2013)
low / 768p
n/d
 
189
medium / 768p
n/d
 
96
high / 768p
n/d
 
63
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
28
Counter-Strike: GO (2012)
low / 768p
n/d
 
250
medium / 768p
n/d
 
230
high / 768p
n/d
 
199
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
128
Diablo III (2012)
low / 768p
n/d
 
213
medium / 768p
n/d
 
155
high / 768p
n/d
 
130
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
86
Dishonored (2012)
low / 768p
n/d
 
128
medium / 768p
n/d
 
123
high / 768p
n/d
 
113
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
67
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (2011)
medium / 768p
n/d
 
88
high / 768p
n/d
 
64
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
36
StarCraft 2 (2010)
low / 768p
n/d
 
320
medium / 768p
n/d
 
117
high / 768p
n/d
 
92
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
56

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro M4000M

127.5% faster (about 2.5 times) in synthetic tests
2050% faster (about 21.5 times) in games
Wider memory bus (256 vs 128 bit)
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)

Advantages of AMD Radeon HD 7770

More pipelines (640 vs 1)

So, Quadro M4000M or HD 7770?

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

Be aware that Quadro M4000M is a mobile workstation card while Radeon HD 7770 is a desktop one.
Should you still have questions on choice between Quadro M4000M and Radeon HD 7770, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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