NVIDIA Quadro M4000M vs AMD Radeon R7 M445

NVIDIA Quadro M4000M
AMD Radeon R7 M445

General info

Comparison of Quadro M4000M and Radeon R7 M445 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Maxwell 2.0
 
GCN 3.0
Code name
GM204
 
Meso
Type
Mobile workstation
 
Laptop
Release date
18 August 2015
 
15 May 2016

Technical specs

Quadro M4000M and Radeon R7 M445'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 M445's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
1,280
 
320
Core clock speed
975 MHz
 
780 MHz
Boost Clock
1013 MHz
 
920 MHz
Transistor count
5,200 million
 
3,100 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
100 Watt
 
15-25 Watt
Texture fill rate
78.00
 
18.40
Floating-point performance
2,496 gflops
 
588.8 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Quadro M4000M and Radeon R7 M445 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
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
PCIe 3.0 x8
Supplementary power connectors
None
 
n/d

Memory specs

Parameters of memory installed on Quadro M4000M and Radeon R7 M445: 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
 
4 GB
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
64 Bit
Memory clock speed
5012 MHz
 
4000 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 M445.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
No outputs
Display Port
1.2
 
n/d

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Quadro M4000M and Radeon R7 M445. 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 R7 M445, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12
 
12.0 (12_0)
Shader Model
5.0
 
n/d
OpenGL
4.5
 
4.5
Vulkan
+
 
+

Video card benchmarks performance comparison

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Quadro M4000M and Radeon R7 M445. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
24.91 +252.3%
 
7.07 −252.3%
3DMark Ice Storm GPU
n/d
 
126481
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
49204 +411.6%
 
9617 −411.6%
3DMark Fire Strike Score
6937 +376.8%
 
1455 −376.8%
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
7723 +389.1%
 
1579 −389.1%
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
10259 +364.6%
 
2208 −364.6%
3DMark Vantage Performance
n/d
 
6872
Passmark
4567 +333.3%
 
1054 −333.3%
Octane Render OctaneBench
53
 
n/d

Rendering quality tests

GFXBench render quality
4541 +21.1%
 
3750 −21.1%
GFXBench high precision render quality
4541 +21.1%
 
3750 −21.1%

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Quadro M4000M and Radeon R7 M445. 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 R7 M445 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 −7%
 
0.46 +7%
Games benchmarked by notebookcheck.net
Resident Evil 7 (2017)
low / 720p
n/d
 
55
medium / 1080p
n/d
 
24
high / 1080p
n/d
 
14
Battlefield 1 (BF1) (2016)
low / 720p
n/d
 
40
medium / 768p
n/d
 
28
high / 1080p
n/d
 
13
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
12
Deus Ex Mankind Divided (2016)
low / 720p
n/d
 
21
medium / 768p
n/d
 
14
high / 1080p
n/d
 
7
Dishonored 2 (2016)
low / 720p
n/d
 
23
medium / 768p
n/d
 
19
high / 1080p
n/d
 
12
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
10
Doom (2016)
low / 720p
n/d
 
35
medium / 768p
n/d
 
28
high / 1080p
n/d
 
14
Far Cry Primal (2016)
low / 720p
n/d
 
27
medium / 1080p
n/d
 
12
high / 1080p
n/d
 
10
Overwatch (2016)
low / 720p
n/d
 
75
medium / 768p
n/d
 
53
high / 1080p
n/d
 
24
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
14
Rise of the Tomb Raider (2016)
low / 768p
n/d
 
30
medium / 768p
90 +496%
 
15 −496%
high / 1080p
55 +547.1%
 
9 −547.1%
ultra / 1080p
48 +616.4%
 
7 −616.4%
4k / 2160p
20
 
n/d
The Division (2016)
low / 720p
n/d
 
32
medium / 768p
n/d
 
25
high / 1080p
n/d
 
10
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
7
Titanfall 2 (2016)
low / 720p
n/d
 
57
medium / 768p
n/d
 
41
high / 1080p
n/d
 
17
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
16
Watch Dogs 2 (2016)
low / 720p
n/d
 
30
medium / 768p
n/d
 
24
high / 1080p
n/d
 
12
XCOM 2 (2016)
low / 720p
n/d
 
23
medium / 1080p
n/d
 
8
high / 1080p
n/d
 
5
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
5
GTA V (2015)
low / 768p
n/d
 
51
medium / 768p
n/d
 
44
high / 1080p
n/d
 
12
Rainbow Six Siege (2015)
low / 768p
n/d
 
64
medium / 768p
n/d
 
38
high / 1080p
n/d
 
20
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
14
The Witcher 3 (2015)
low / 768p
n/d
 
31
medium / 768p
n/d
 
18
high / 1080p
n/d
 
10
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
5
Sims 4 (2014)
low / 768p
n/d
 
133
medium / 768p
n/d
 
67
high / 1080p
n/d
 
29
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
27
Battlefield 4 (2013)
low / 768p
n/d
 
74
medium / 768p
n/d
 
50
high / 768p
n/d
 
33
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
12

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro M4000M

252.3% faster (about 3.5 times) in synthetic tests
Wider memory bus (256 vs 64 bit)
Higher memory bandwidth (160 vs 32 GB/s)

Advantages of AMD Radeon R7 M445

7% faster in games
Somewhat newer (15 May 2016 vs 18 August 2015)
More pipelines (320 vs 1)
Less power hungry (15 vs 100 watts)
DirectX 12
Mantle (an API developed by AMD for 3D graphics acceleration. Discontinued and later superceded by Vulkan)
OpenGL
OpenCL 1.2 (Open Computing Language - an API for GPU usage in arbitrary calculations, e.g. for physics simulation)

So, Quadro M4000M or R7 M445?

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 M445 is a notebook one.
Should you still have questions on choice between Quadro M4000M and Radeon R7 M445, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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