NVIDIA Quadro M4000M vs AMD Radeon HD 8650M

NVIDIA Quadro M4000M
AMD Radeon HD 8650M

General info

Comparison of Quadro M4000M and Radeon HD 8650M architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
not rated
Architecture
Maxwell 2.0
 
GCN
Code name
GM204
 
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Type
Mobile workstation
 
Laptop
Release date
18 August 2015
 
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Technical specs

Quadro M4000M and Radeon HD 8650M'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 8650M's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
1,280
 
384
Core clock speed
975 MHz
 
650 MHz
Boost Clock
1013 MHz
 
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Transistor count
5,200 million
 
900 Million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
100 Watt
 
n/d
Texture fill rate
78 GTexel / s
 
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Floating-point performance
2,496 gflops
 
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Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Quadro M4000M and Radeon HD 8650M 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
 
medium sized
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
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Supplementary power connectors
None
 
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Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Quadro M4000M and Radeon HD 8650M: 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
 
2 GB
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
64 Bit
Memory clock speed
5012 MHz
 
4500 MHz
Memory bandwidth
160 GB / s
 
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Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro M4000M and Radeon HD 8650M.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
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Display Port
1.2
 
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Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Quadro M4000M and Radeon HD 8650M. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
Enduro
-
 
+
3D Vision Pro
+
 
n/d
Mosaic
+
 
n/d
nView Display Management
+
 
n/d
Optimus
+
 
n/d
PCIe 3.0
n/d
 
+
PowerPlay 7.0
n/d
 
+
Zero Core
n/d
 
+

API support

APIs supported by Quadro M4000M and Radeon HD 8650M, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12
 
11.1
Shader Model
5.0
 
n/d
OpenGL
4.5
 
n/d
Vulkan
+
 
-

Video card benchmark performance comparison

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Quadro M4000M and Radeon HD 8650M. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

M4000M 49204 +556.1%
HD 8650M 7500

3DMark Fire Strike Score

M4000M 6937 +654%
HD 8650M 920

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

M4000M 7723 +635.5%
HD 8650M 1050

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Quadro M4000M and Radeon HD 8650M. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
251 Mh/s
 
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Game benchmarks comparison

Let's see how good Quadro M4000M and Radeon HD 8650M are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Fortnite

Fortnite

2018
Fortnite

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Radeon HD 8650M performance compared to Fortnite official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum HD Graphics 4000
HD 8650M
recommended GeForce GTX 660
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

2017
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Radeon HD 8650M performance compared to Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce GTX 960
HD 8650M
recommended GeForce GTX 1060
Overwatch

Overwatch

2016
Overwatch

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Radeon HD 8650M performance compared to Overwatch official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Radeon HD 4850
HD 8650M
recommended Radeon HD 7950
GTA V

GTA V

2015
GTA V

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Radeon HD 8650M performance compared to GTA V official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 9800 GT
HD 8650M
recommended GeForce GTX 660
Rainbow Six Siege

Rainbow Six Siege

2015
Rainbow Six Siege

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Radeon HD 8650M performance compared to Rainbow Six Siege official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce GTX 460
HD 8650M
recommended Radeon HD 7970
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

2014
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Radeon HD 8650M performance compared to Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 6800
HD 8650M
recommended GeForce 8800 GT
Dota 2

Dota 2

2013
Dota 2

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Radeon HD 8650M performance compared to Dota 2 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 8600 GT
HD 8650M
Counter-Strike: GO

Counter-Strike: GO

2012
Counter-Strike: GO

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Radeon HD 8650M performance compared to Counter-Strike: GO official system requirements.

M4000M
HD 8650M
recommended GeForce 6600
League of Legends

League of Legends

2009
League of Legends

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Radeon HD 8650M performance compared to League of Legends official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 6100
HD 8650M
recommended GeForce 8800 GT
Minecraft

Minecraft

2009
Minecraft

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Radeon HD 8650M performance compared to Minecraft official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Radeon HD 2400
HD 8650M
recommended Radeon HD 5870

Rise of the Tomb Raider

2016

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Radeon HD 8650M performance compared to Rise of the Tomb Raider official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce GTX 650
HD 8650M
recommended GeForce GTX 970

FPS tests

Real world test results of Rise of the Tomb Raider on Quadro M4000M and Radeon HD 8650M.

medium / 768p
90
 
n/d
high / 1080p
55
 
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ultra / 1080p
48
 
n/d
4k / 2160p
20
 
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Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro M4000M

Wider memory bus (256 vs 64 bit)
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)

Advantages of AMD Radeon HD 8650M

More pipelines (384 vs 1)
PowerPlay 7.0
Zero Core
Enduro (saves battery charge by automatically switching between an integrated and discrete AMD GPU depending on workload. Similar to NVIDIA Optimus)
PCIe 3.0

So, Quadro M4000M or HD 8650M?

Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA Quadro M4000M and AMD Radeon HD 8650M. We've got no test results to judge.
Be aware that Quadro M4000M is a mobile workstation card while Radeon HD 8650M is a notebook one.
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