NVIDIA Quadro M4000M vs AMD Radeon RX 540

NVIDIA Quadro M4000M
AMD Radeon RX 540

General info

Comparison of Quadro M4000M and Radeon RX 540 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Maxwell 2.0
 
Polaris
Code name
GM204
 
Polaris 12
Type
Mobile workstation
 
Laptop
Release date
18 August 2015
 
n/d

Technical specs

Quadro M4000M and Radeon RX 540'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 RX 540's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
1,280
 
512
Core clock speed
975 MHz
 
n/d
Boost Clock
1013 MHz
 
1219 MHz
Transistor count
5,200 million
 
1,500 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
14 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
100 Watt
 
65 Watt
Texture fill rate
78 GTexel / s
 
39.01 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
2,496 gflops
 
1,248 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Quadro M4000M and Radeon RX 540 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
 
large
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
PCIe 3.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
None
 
1x 6-pin

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Quadro M4000M and Radeon RX 540: 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
 
128 Bit
Memory clock speed
5012 MHz
 
6000 MHz
Memory bandwidth
160 GB / s
 
96 GB / s
Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro M4000M and Radeon RX 540.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
n/d
Display Port
1.2
 
n/d

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Quadro M4000M and Radeon RX 540. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
FreeSync
-
 
+
3D Vision Pro
+
 
n/d
Mosaic
+
 
n/d
nView Display Management
+
 
n/d
Optimus
+
 
n/d
DisplayPort 1.3 HBR / 1.4 HDR Ready
n/d
 
+
HDMI 2.0
n/d
 
+

API support

APIs supported by Quadro M4000M and Radeon RX 540, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12
 
12
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 RX 540. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

M4000M 21.38 +63.8%
RX 540 13.05

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

M4000M 49204 +111.5%
RX 540 23263

3DMark Fire Strike Score

M4000M 6937 +132.4%
RX 540 2985

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

M4000M 7723 +119.5%
RX 540 3519

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

M4000M 10259 +125.7%
RX 540 4545

Passmark

M4000M 4567 +63.8%
RX 540 2788

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Quadro M4000M and Radeon RX 540. 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 RX 540 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Fortnite

Fortnite

2018
Fortnite

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Radeon RX 540 performance compared to Fortnite official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
RX 540
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

FPS tests

Real world test results of Fortnite on Quadro M4000M and Radeon RX 540.

low / 720p
n/d
 
89
medium / 1080p
n/d
 
22
high / 1080p
n/d
 
13
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
9
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

2017
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Radeon RX 540 performance compared to Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
RX 540
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

FPS tests

Real world test results of Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) on Quadro M4000M and Radeon RX 540.

low / 720p
n/d
 
52
medium / 1080p
n/d
 
14
high / 1080p
n/d
 
13
Overwatch

Overwatch

2016
Overwatch

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Radeon RX 540 performance compared to Overwatch official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
RX 540
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

FPS tests

Real world test results of Overwatch on Quadro M4000M and Radeon RX 540.

low / 720p
n/d
 
84
medium / 768p
n/d
 
51
high / 1080p
n/d
 
32
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
18
GTA V

GTA V

2015
GTA V

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Radeon RX 540 performance compared to GTA V official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
RX 540
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

FPS tests

Real world test results of GTA V on Quadro M4000M and Radeon RX 540.

low / 768p
n/d
 
75
medium / 768p
n/d
 
64
high / 1080p
n/d
 
17
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
6
Rainbow Six Siege

Rainbow Six Siege

2015
Rainbow Six Siege

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Radeon RX 540 performance compared to Rainbow Six Siege official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
RX 540
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

FPS tests

Real world test results of Rainbow Six Siege on Quadro M4000M and Radeon RX 540.

low / 768p
n/d
 
106
medium / 768p
n/d
 
56
high / 1080p
n/d
 
28
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
21
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

2014
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Radeon RX 540 performance compared to Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
RX 540
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
Dota 2

Dota 2

2013
Dota 2

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Radeon RX 540 performance compared to Dota 2 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
RX 540
Counter-Strike: GO

Counter-Strike: GO

2012
Counter-Strike: GO

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Radeon RX 540 performance compared to Counter-Strike: GO official system requirements.

M4000M
RX 540
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
League of Legends

League of Legends

2009
League of Legends

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Radeon RX 540 performance compared to League of Legends official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
RX 540
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
Minecraft

Minecraft

2009
Minecraft

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Radeon RX 540 performance compared to Minecraft official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
RX 540
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

Far Cry 5

2018

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Radeon RX 540 performance compared to Far Cry 5 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
RX 540
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

FPS tests

Real world test results of Far Cry 5 on Quadro M4000M and Radeon RX 540.

low / 720p
n/d
 
32
medium / 1080p
n/d
 
12

Kingdom Come: Deliverance

2018

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Radeon RX 540 performance compared to Kingdom Come: Deliverance official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
RX 540
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

FPS tests

Real world test results of Kingdom Come: Deliverance on Quadro M4000M and Radeon RX 540.

low / 720p
n/d
 
33
medium / 1080p
n/d
 
11
high / 1080p
n/d
 
8

Ark Survival Evolved

2017

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Radeon RX 540 performance compared to Ark Survival Evolved official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
RX 540

FPS tests

Real world test results of Ark Survival Evolved on Quadro M4000M and Radeon RX 540.

low / 720p
n/d
 
41
medium / 1080p
n/d
 
11
high / 1080p
n/d
 
10

Assassin´s Creed Origins

2017

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Radeon RX 540 performance compared to Assassin´s Creed Origins official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
RX 540
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

FPS tests

Real world test results of Assassin´s Creed Origins on Quadro M4000M and Radeon RX 540.

low / 720p
n/d
 
22
medium / 1080p
n/d
 
10

Destiny 2

2017

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Radeon RX 540 performance compared to Destiny 2 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
RX 540
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

FPS tests

Real world test results of Destiny 2 on Quadro M4000M and Radeon RX 540.

low / 720p
n/d
 
34
medium / 1080p
n/d
 
19
high / 1080p
n/d
 
16

Resident Evil 7

2017

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Radeon RX 540 performance compared to Resident Evil 7 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
RX 540
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

FPS tests

Real world test results of Resident Evil 7 on Quadro M4000M and Radeon RX 540.

low / 720p
n/d
 
85
medium / 1080p
n/d
 
35
high / 1080p
n/d
 
19
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
10

Star Wars Battlefront 2

2017

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Radeon RX 540 performance compared to Star Wars Battlefront 2 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
RX 540
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

FPS tests

Real world test results of Star Wars Battlefront 2 on Quadro M4000M and Radeon RX 540.

low / 720p
n/d
 
43
medium / 1080p
n/d
 
11
high / 1080p
n/d
 
9

Battlefield 1 (BF1)

2016

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Radeon RX 540 performance compared to Battlefield 1 (BF1) official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
RX 540
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

FPS tests

Real world test results of Battlefield 1 (BF1) on Quadro M4000M and Radeon RX 540.

low / 720p
n/d
 
54
medium / 768p
n/d
 
31
high / 1080p
n/d
 
12
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
11

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

2016

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Radeon RX 540 performance compared to Deus Ex Mankind Divided official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
RX 540
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

FPS tests

Real world test results of Deus Ex Mankind Divided on Quadro M4000M and Radeon RX 540.

low / 720p
n/d
 
40
medium / 768p
n/d
 
27
high / 1080p
n/d
 
14

Doom

2016

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Radeon RX 540 performance compared to Doom official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
RX 540
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

FPS tests

Real world test results of Doom on Quadro M4000M and Radeon RX 540.

low / 720p
n/d
 
30
medium / 768p
n/d
 
24
high / 1080p
n/d
 
13

Rise of the Tomb Raider

2016

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Radeon RX 540 performance compared to Rise of the Tomb Raider official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
RX 540
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

FPS tests

Real world test results of Rise of the Tomb Raider on Quadro M4000M and Radeon RX 540.

low / 768p
n/d
 
51
medium / 768p
90 +316.7%
 
22 −316.7%
high / 1080p
55 +386.7%
 
11 −386.7%
ultra / 1080p
48 +433.3%
 
9 −433.3%
4k / 2160p
20
 
n/d

The Division

2016

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Radeon RX 540 performance compared to The Division official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
RX 540
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

FPS tests

Real world test results of The Division on Quadro M4000M and Radeon RX 540.

low / 720p
n/d
 
44
medium / 768p
n/d
 
21
high / 1080p
n/d
 
10

The Witcher 3

2015

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Radeon RX 540 performance compared to The Witcher 3 official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
RX 540
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

FPS tests

Real world test results of The Witcher 3 on Quadro M4000M and Radeon RX 540.

low / 768p
n/d
 
51
medium / 768p
n/d
 
29
high / 1080p
n/d
 
13
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
8

World of Warships

2015

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Radeon RX 540 performance compared to World of Warships official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
RX 540
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

FPS tests

Real world test results of World of Warships on Quadro M4000M and Radeon RX 540.

low / 768p
n/d
 
94
medium / 768p
n/d
 
62
high / 1080p
n/d
 
33
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
25

Tomb Raider

2013

Official system requirements

Quadro M4000M and Radeon RX 540 performance compared to Tomb Raider official system requirements.

M4000M
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
RX 540
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

FPS tests

Real world test results of Tomb Raider on Quadro M4000M and Radeon RX 540.

low / 768p
n/d
 
145
medium / 768p
n/d
 
76
high / 768p
n/d
 
60
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
30

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro M4000M

63.8% faster (about 1.5 times) in synthetic tests
Wider memory bus (256 vs 128 bit)
Higher memory bandwidth (160 vs 96 GB/s)
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)

Advantages of AMD Radeon RX 540

More pipelines (512 vs 1)
Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 28 nm)
Less power hungry (65 vs 100 watts)
DisplayPort 1.3 HBR / 1.4 HDR Ready
HDMI 2.0
AMD FreeSync
FreeSync

So, Quadro M4000M or RX 540?

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 RX 540 is a notebook one.
Should you still have questions on choice between Quadro M4000M and Radeon RX 540, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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