NVIDIA Quadro M4000M vs AMD Radeon R5 M320

NVIDIA Quadro M4000M
AMD Radeon R5 M320

General info

Comparison of Quadro M4000M and Radeon R5 M320 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Maxwell 2.0
 
GCN 1.0
Code name
GM204
 
Jet
Type
Mobile workstation
 
Laptop
Release date
18 August 2015
 
5 May 2015

Technical specs

Quadro M4000M and Radeon R5 M320'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 R5 M320's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
1,280
 
320
Compute units
n/d
 
5
Core clock speed
975 MHz
 
780 MHz
Boost Clock
1013 MHz
 
855 MHz
Transistor count
5,200 million
 
1,040 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
100 Watt
 
n/d
Texture fill rate
78 GTexel / s
 
17.1 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
2,496 gflops
 
547.2 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Quadro M4000M and Radeon R5 M320 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
 
n/d
Bus support
n/d
 
PCIe 3.0
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
PCIe 3.0 x8
Supplementary power connectors
None
 
n/d

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Quadro M4000M and Radeon R5 M320: 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
 
DDR3
Maximum RAM amount
4 GB
 
4 GB
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
64 Bit
Memory clock speed
5012 MHz
 
1000 MHz
Memory bandwidth
160 GB / s
 
16 GB / s
Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro M4000M and Radeon R5 M320.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
No outputs
Display Port
1.2
 
n/d

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Quadro M4000M and Radeon R5 M320. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
HD3D
-
 
+
PowerTune
-
 
+
DualGraphics
-
 
+
ZeroCore
-
 
+
Switchable graphics
-
 
+
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 R5 M320, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12
 
DirectX® 12
Shader Model
5.0
 
n/d
OpenGL
4.5
 
4.4
OpenCL
n/d
 
Not Listed
Vulkan
+
 
+
Mantle
-
 
+

Video card benchmark performance comparison

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Quadro M4000M and Radeon R5 M320. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

M4000M 21.38 +663.6%
R5 M320 2.80

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

M4000M 49204 +890.2%
R5 M320 4969

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

M4000M 10259 +521%
R5 M320 1652

Passmark

M4000M 4567 +663.7%
R5 M320 598

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 R5 M320. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
251 Mh/s
 
n/d

Game benchmarks comparison

Let's see how good Quadro M4000M and Radeon R5 M320 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Fortnite

2018

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Radeon R5 M320 performance compared to Fortnite official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum HD Graphics 4000
R5 M320
recommended GeForce GTX 660

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

2017

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Radeon R5 M320 performance compared to Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce GTX 960
R5 M320
recommended GeForce GTX 1060

Overwatch

2016

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Radeon R5 M320 performance compared to Overwatch official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Radeon HD 4850
R5 M320
recommended Radeon HD 7950

GTA V

2015

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Radeon R5 M320 performance compared to GTA V official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 9800 GT
R5 M320
recommended GeForce GTX 660

Rainbow Six Siege

2015

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Radeon R5 M320 performance compared to Rainbow Six Siege official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce GTX 460
R5 M320
recommended Radeon HD 7970

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

2014

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Radeon R5 M320 performance compared to Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 6800
R5 M320
recommended GeForce 8800 GT

Dota 2

2013

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Radeon R5 M320 performance compared to Dota 2 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 8600 GT
R5 M320

FPS tests

Real world test results of Dota 2 on Quadro M4000M and Radeon R5 M320.

low / 768p
n/d
 
34
medium / 768p
n/d
 
24

Counter-Strike: GO

2012

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Radeon R5 M320 performance compared to Counter-Strike: GO official system requirements.

M4000M
R5 M320
recommended GeForce 6600

League of Legends

2009

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Radeon R5 M320 performance compared to League of Legends official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 6100
R5 M320
recommended GeForce 8800 GT

Minecraft

2009

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Radeon R5 M320 performance compared to Minecraft official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Radeon HD 2400
R5 M320
recommended Radeon HD 5870

Rise of the Tomb Raider

2016

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Radeon R5 M320 performance compared to Rise of the Tomb Raider official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce GTX 650
R5 M320
recommended GeForce GTX 970

FPS tests

Real world test results of Rise of the Tomb Raider on Quadro M4000M and Radeon R5 M320.

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

Battlefield 4

2013

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Radeon R5 M320 performance compared to Battlefield 4 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 8800 GT
R5 M320
recommended GeForce GTX 660

FPS tests

Real world test results of Battlefield 4 on Quadro M4000M and Radeon R5 M320.

low / 768p
n/d
 
29
medium / 768p
n/d
 
22

Tomb Raider

2013

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Radeon R5 M320 performance compared to Tomb Raider official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 8800 GT
R5 M320
recommended Radeon HD 5870

FPS tests

Real world test results of Tomb Raider on Quadro M4000M and Radeon R5 M320.

low / 768p
n/d
 
58
medium / 768p
n/d
 
29

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro M4000M

663.6% faster (about 7.5 times) in synthetic tests
Somewhat newer (18 August 2015 vs 5 May 2015)
Wider memory bus (256 vs 64 bit)
Higher memory bandwidth (160 vs 16 GB/s)

Advantages of AMD Radeon R5 M320

More pipelines (320 vs 1)
DirectX 12
Mantle (an API developed by AMD for 3D graphics acceleration. Discontinued and later superceded by Vulkan)
OpenGL 4.3 (Open Graphics Library - an API for 3D graphics and GPUs usage)
OpenCL 1.2 (Open Computing Language - an API for GPU usage in arbitrary calculations, e.g. for physics simulation)
HD3D
PowerTune (dynamically increases AMD GPU's voltage and frequency while there's still enough temperature headroom. Similar to NVIDIA GPU Boost)
DualGraphics
ZeroCore
Switchable graphics

So, Quadro M4000M or R5 M320?

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 R5 M320 is a notebook one.
Should you still have questions on choice between Quadro M4000M and Radeon R5 M320, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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