NVIDIA Quadro M4000M vs AMD Radeon R6 M340DX

NVIDIA Quadro M4000M
AMD Radeon R6 M340DX

General info

Comparison of Quadro M4000M and Radeon R6 M340DX architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Maxwell 2.0
 
GCN
Code name
GM204
 
n/d
Type
Mobile workstation
 
Laptop
Release date
18 August 2015
 
n/d

Technical specs

Quadro M4000M and Radeon R6 M340DX quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Quadro M4000M and Radeon R6 M340DX performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Pipelines
1,280
 
704
Core clock speed
975 MHz
 
n/d
Boost Clock
1013 MHz
 
n/d
Transistor count
5,200 million
 
n/d
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
100 Watt
 
n/d
Texture fill rate
78
 
n/d
Floating-point performance
2,496 gflops
 
n/d

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Quadro M4000M and Radeon R6 M340DX 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
 
n/d
Supplementary power connectors
None
 
n/d

Memory specs

Parameters of memory installed on Quadro M4000M and Radeon R6 M340DX: 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
 
n/d
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
n/d
Memory clock speed
5012 MHz
 
n/d
Memory bandwidth
160 GB/s
 
n/d
Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro M4000M and Radeon R6 M340DX.
Display Port
1.2
 
n/d

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Quadro M4000M and Radeon R6 M340DX. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
3D Vision Pro
+
 
n/d
Mosaic
+
 
n/d
nView Display Management
+
 
n/d
Optimus
+
 
n/d
CUDA
5.2
 
-

API support

APIs supported by Quadro M4000M and Radeon R6 M340DX, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12
 
DirectX 12, Shader 5.0
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 R6 M340DX. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
25.81 +385.2%
 
5.32 −385.2%
3DMark Ice Storm GPU
n/d
 
59574.00
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
49204.00 +450.7%
 
8935.00 −450.7%
3DMark Fire Strike Score
6937.00 +493.4%
 
1169.00 −493.4%
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
7723.00 +424.7%
 
1472.00 −424.7%
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
10259.00 +282.7%
 
2681.00 −282.7%
Unigine Heaven 3.0
n/d
 
18.30
Passmark
4365
 
n/d
Octane Render OctaneBench
53
 
n/d

Rendering quality tests

GFXBench render quality
4541 +0.9%
 
4502 −0.9%
GFXBench high precision render quality
4541 +0.9%
 
4502 −0.9%

Mining hashrate

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Quadro M4000M and Radeon R6 M340DX. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
251 Mh/s
 
n/d

Game benchmarks comparison (in FPS)

Let's see how good Quadro M4000M and Radeon R6 M340DX 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
22.22 +27675%
 
0.08 −27675%
Games benchmarked by notebookcheck.net
Rise of the Tomb Raider (2016)
low / 768p
n/d
 
19.30
medium / 768p
90.00 +662.7%
 
11.80 −662.7%
high / 1080p
55.00 +746.2%
 
6.50 −746.2%
ultra / 1080p
48.00 +1400%
 
3.20 −1400%
4k / 2160p
20.00
 
n/d
XCOM 2 (2016)
low / 720p
n/d
 
16.40
medium / 1080p
n/d
 
5.40
high / 1080p
n/d
 
2.20
Fallout 4 (2015)
low / 720p
n/d
 
19.40
medium / 768p
n/d
 
12.80
high / 1080p
n/d
 
6.70
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
4.10
Just Cause 3 (2015)
low / 768p
n/d
 
18.50
medium / 768p
n/d
 
16.00
high / 1080p
n/d
 
8.90
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
6.10
Rainbow Six Siege (2015)
low / 768p
n/d
 
44.30
medium / 768p
n/d
 
27.20
high / 1080p
n/d
 
13.30
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
10.60
The Witcher 3 (2015)
low / 768p
n/d
 
17.60
medium / 768p
n/d
 
11.40
high / 1080p
n/d
 
5.80
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
3.10
Sims 4 (2014)
low / 768p
n/d
 
99.60
medium / 768p
n/d
 
37.50
high / 1080p
n/d
 
17.10
Battlefield 4 (2013)
low / 768p
n/d
 
40.00
medium / 768p
n/d
 
27.70
high / 768p
n/d
 
17.60
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
6.50
Diablo III (2012)
low / 768p
n/d
 
68.80
medium / 768p
n/d
 
42.10
high / 768p
n/d
 
32.70
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
20.90

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro M4000M

385.2% faster (about 5 times) in synthetic tests
27675% faster (about 278 times) in games

Advantages of AMD Radeon R6 M340DX

More pipelines (704 vs 1)
Mantle (an API developed by AMD for 3D graphics acceleration. Discontinued and later superceded by Vulkan)
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)

So, Quadro M4000M or R6 M340DX?

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 R6 M340DX is a notebook one.

Should you still have questions on choice between Quadro M4000M and Radeon R6 M340DX, ask them in Comments sections, and we shall answer.

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