NVIDIA Quadro M4000M vs AMD Radeon R7 M265

NVIDIA Quadro M4000M
AMD Radeon R7 M265

General info

Comparison of Quadro M4000M and Radeon R7 M265 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Maxwell 2.0
 
GCN 3.0
Code name
GM204
 
Topaz
Type
Mobile workstation
 
Laptop
Release date
18 August 2015
 
20 May 2014

Technical specs

Quadro M4000M and Radeon R7 M265'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 R7 M265's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
1,280
 
384
Compute units
n/d
 
6
Core clock speed
975 MHz
 
900 MHz
Boost Clock
1013 MHz
 
825 MHz
Transistor count
5,200 million
 
3,100 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
100 Watt
 
n/d
Texture fill rate
78 GTexel / s
 
19.8 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
2,496 gflops
 
633.6 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Quadro M4000M and Radeon R7 M265 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
Bus support
n/d
 
PCIe 3.0 x8
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 R7 M265: 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
 
128 Bit
Memory clock speed
5012 MHz
 
1000 MHz
Memory bandwidth
160 GB / s
 
32 GB / s
Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro M4000M and Radeon R7 M265.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
No outputs
Display Port
1.2
 
n/d

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Quadro M4000M and Radeon R7 M265. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
FreeSync
-
 
+
HD3D
-
 
+
PowerTune
-
 
+
DualGraphics
-
 
+
ZeroCore
-
 
+
Switchable graphics
-
 
+
3D Vision Pro
+
 
n/d
Mosaic
+
 
n/d
nView Display Management
+
 
n/d
Optimus
+
 
n/d
PCIe 3.0
n/d
 
+
Zero Core
n/d
 
+

API support

APIs supported by Quadro M4000M and Radeon R7 M265, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12
 
DirectX® 11
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 R7 M265. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

M4000M 21.38 +456.8%
R7 M265 3.84

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

M4000M 49204 +485.6%
R7 M265 8402

3DMark Fire Strike Score

M4000M 6937 +472.8%
R7 M265 1211

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

M4000M 7723 +478.1%
R7 M265 1336

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

M4000M 10259 +445.1%
R7 M265 1882

Passmark

M4000M 4567 +456.3%
R7 M265 821

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 R7 M265. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
251 Mh/s +269.1%
 
68 Mh/s −269.1%

Game benchmarks comparison

Let's see how good Quadro M4000M and Radeon R7 M265 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Fortnite

2018

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Radeon R7 M265 performance compared to Fortnite official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum HD Graphics 4000
R7 M265
recommended GeForce GTX 660

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

2017

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Radeon R7 M265 performance compared to Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce GTX 960
R7 M265
recommended GeForce GTX 1060

Overwatch

2016

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Radeon R7 M265 performance compared to Overwatch official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Radeon HD 4850
R7 M265
recommended Radeon HD 7950

GTA V

2015

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Radeon R7 M265 performance compared to GTA V official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 9800 GT
R7 M265
recommended GeForce GTX 660

Rainbow Six Siege

2015

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Radeon R7 M265 performance compared to Rainbow Six Siege official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce GTX 460
R7 M265
recommended Radeon HD 7970

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

2014

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Radeon R7 M265 performance compared to Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 6800
R7 M265
recommended GeForce 8800 GT

Dota 2

2013

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Radeon R7 M265 performance compared to Dota 2 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 8600 GT
R7 M265

FPS tests

Real world test results of Dota 2 on Quadro M4000M and Radeon R7 M265.

low / 768p
n/d
 
82
medium / 768p
n/d
 
55
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
28

Counter-Strike: GO

2012

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Radeon R7 M265 performance compared to Counter-Strike: GO official system requirements.

M4000M
R7 M265
recommended GeForce 6600

League of Legends

2009

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Radeon R7 M265 performance compared to League of Legends official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 6150 LE
R7 M265
recommended GeForce 8800 GT

Minecraft

2009

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Radeon R7 M265 performance compared to Minecraft official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Radeon HD 2400
R7 M265
recommended Radeon HD 5870

Rise of the Tomb Raider

2016

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Radeon R7 M265 performance compared to Rise of the Tomb Raider official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce GTX 650
R7 M265
recommended GeForce GTX 970

FPS tests

Real world test results of Rise of the Tomb Raider on Quadro M4000M and Radeon R7 M265.

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

The Witcher 3

2015

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Radeon R7 M265 performance compared to The Witcher 3 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce GTX 660
R7 M265
recommended GeForce GTX 770

FPS tests

Real world test results of The Witcher 3 on Quadro M4000M and Radeon R7 M265.

low / 768p
n/d
 
23
medium / 768p
n/d
 
16
high / 1080p
n/d
 
9

World of Warships

2015

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Radeon R7 M265 performance compared to World of Warships official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum HD Graphics 4000
R7 M265
recommended GeForce GTX 550 Ti

FPS tests

Real world test results of World of Warships on Quadro M4000M and Radeon R7 M265.

low / 768p
n/d
 
83
medium / 768p
n/d
 
56
high / 1080p
n/d
 
28
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
21

Dragon Age: Inquisition

2014

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Radeon R7 M265 performance compared to Dragon Age: Inquisition official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 8800 GT
R7 M265
recommended GeForce GTX 660

FPS tests

Real world test results of Dragon Age: Inquisition on Quadro M4000M and Radeon R7 M265.

low / 768p
n/d
 
42
medium / 768p
n/d
 
29
high / 1080p
n/d
 
11
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
7

Far Cry 4

2014

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Radeon R7 M265 performance compared to Far Cry 4 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Radeon HD 5850
R7 M265
recommended GeForce GTX 680

FPS tests

Real world test results of Far Cry 4 on Quadro M4000M and Radeon R7 M265.

low / 768p
n/d
 
39
medium / 768p
n/d
 
28
high / 1080p
n/d
 
14
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
10

Sims 4

2014

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Radeon R7 M265 performance compared to Sims 4 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 6600
R7 M265

FPS tests

Real world test results of Sims 4 on Quadro M4000M and Radeon R7 M265.

low / 768p
n/d
 
90
medium / 768p
n/d
 
34
high / 1080p
n/d
 
26
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
20

Battlefield 4

2013

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Radeon R7 M265 performance compared to Battlefield 4 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 8800 GT
R7 M265
recommended GeForce GTX 660

FPS tests

Real world test results of Battlefield 4 on Quadro M4000M and Radeon R7 M265.

low / 768p
n/d
 
34
medium / 768p
n/d
 
26
high / 768p
n/d
 
27

Crysis 3

2013

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Radeon R7 M265 performance compared to Crysis 3 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce GTS 450
R7 M265
recommended Radeon HD 5870

FPS tests

Real world test results of Crysis 3 on Quadro M4000M and Radeon R7 M265.

low / 768p
n/d
 
33
medium / 768p
n/d
 
21

Tomb Raider

2013

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Radeon R7 M265 performance compared to Tomb Raider official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 8800 GT
R7 M265
recommended Radeon HD 5870

FPS tests

Real world test results of Tomb Raider on Quadro M4000M and Radeon R7 M265.

low / 768p
n/d
 
72
medium / 768p
n/d
 
45
high / 768p
n/d
 
31
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
15

Diablo III

2012

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Radeon R7 M265 performance compared to Diablo III official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 7800 GT
R7 M265
recommended Radeon HD 4870

FPS tests

Real world test results of Diablo III on Quadro M4000M and Radeon R7 M265.

low / 768p
n/d
 
85
medium / 768p
n/d
 
55
high / 768p
n/d
 
47
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
30

Dishonored

2012

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Radeon R7 M265 performance compared to Dishonored official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Radeon HD 5850
R7 M265
recommended Radeon HD 5850

FPS tests

Real world test results of Dishonored on Quadro M4000M and Radeon R7 M265.

low / 768p
n/d
 
68
medium / 768p
n/d
 
55
high / 768p
n/d
 
49
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
27

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

2011

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Radeon R7 M265 performance compared to The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim official system requirements.

M4000M
R7 M265
recommended GeForce GTX 260

FPS tests

Real world test results of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim on Quadro M4000M and Radeon R7 M265.

low / 720p
n/d
 
55
medium / 768p
n/d
 
39
high / 768p
n/d
 
29
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
17

StarCraft 2

2010

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Radeon R7 M265 performance compared to StarCraft 2 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum GeForce 7600 GT
R7 M265
recommended GeForce GTX 650

FPS tests

Real world test results of StarCraft 2 on Quadro M4000M and Radeon R7 M265.

low / 768p
n/d
 
149
medium / 768p
n/d
 
55
high / 768p
n/d
 
37
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
22

World of Warcraft

2005

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Radeon R7 M265 performance compared to World of Warcraft official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum HD Graphics 530
R7 M265
recommended GeForce GTX 960

FPS tests

Real world test results of World of Warcraft on Quadro M4000M and Radeon R7 M265.

low / 600p
n/d
 
94
medium / 768p
n/d
 
94
high / 1024p
n/d
 
29

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro M4000M

456.8% faster (about 5.5 times) in synthetic tests
Much newer (18 August 2015 vs 20 May 2014)
Wider memory bus (256 vs 128 bit)
Higher memory bandwidth (160 vs 32 GB/s)
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)

Advantages of AMD Radeon R7 M265

More pipelines (384 vs 1)
Mantle (an API developed by AMD for 3D graphics acceleration. Discontinued and later superceded by Vulkan)
PCIe 3.0
Zero Core
PowerTune (dynamically increases AMD GPU's voltage and frequency while there's still enough temperature headroom. Similar to NVIDIA GPU Boost)
FreeSync
HD3D
DualGraphics
ZeroCore
Switchable graphics

So, Quadro M4000M or R7 M265?

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 R7 M265 is a notebook one.
Should you still have questions on choice between Quadro M4000M and Radeon R7 M265, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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