NVIDIA Quadro M600M vs AMD FirePro M6000

NVIDIA Quadro M600M
AMD FirePro M6000

General info

Comparison of Quadro M600M and FirePro M6000 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
23.71
 
n/d
Architecture
Maxwell
 
GCN 1.0
Code name
GM107
 
Heathrow
Type
Mobile workstation
 
Mobile workstation
Release date
18 August 2015
 
1 July 2012
Price now
$103
 
n/d

Technical specs

Quadro M600M and FirePro M6000's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Quadro M600M and FirePro M6000's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
384
 
640
Core clock speed
837 MHz
 
800 MHz
Boost Clock
876 MHz
 
n/d
Transistor count
1,870 million
 
1,500 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
30 Watt
 
43 Watt
Texture fill rate
14.02 GTexel / s
 
32 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
863.2 gflops
 
1,024 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Quadro M600M and FirePro M6000 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
 
n / a
Interface
MXM-A (3.0)
 
MXM-B (3.0)
Form factor
n/d
 
MXM-B
Supplementary power connectors
None
 
None

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Quadro M600M and FirePro M6000: 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
2 GB
 
2 GB
Memory bus width
128 Bit
 
128 Bit
Memory clock speed
5012 MHz
 
4000 MHz
Memory bandwidth
80 GB / s
 
72 GB / s
Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro M600M and FirePro M6000.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
No outputs
Display Port
1.2
 
n/d
StereoOutput3D
-
 
+

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Quadro M600M and FirePro M6000. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
Optimus
+
 
-
3D Vision Pro
+
 
n/d
Mosaic
+
 
n/d
nView Display Management
+
 
n/d
Optimus
+
 
n/d
nView
+
 
n/d

API support

APIs supported by Quadro M600M and FirePro M6000, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12
 
12.0 (11_1)
Shader Model
5.0
 
n/d
OpenGL
4.5
 
4.6
Vulkan
+
 
-

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Quadro M600M and FirePro M6000. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

Quadro M600M 7.51
FirePro M6000 8.65 +15.2%

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

Quadro M600M 2911 +20.2%
FirePro M6000 2422

3DMark Vantage Performance

Quadro M600M 12734 +18.5%
FirePro M6000 10744

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Quadro M600M and FirePro M6000 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro M600M

Much newer (18 August 2015 vs 1 July 2012)
Higher memory bandwidth (80 vs 72 GB/s)
Less power hungry (30 vs 43 watts)
Optimus (lowers energy usage by automatically switching between integrated and discrete NVIDIA GPU. Similar to AMD Enduro)
PhysX (hardware acceleration of physical simulation engine named PhysX)
3D Vision Pro
nView
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)
Optimus Support

Advantages of AMD FirePro M6000

15.2% faster in synthetic tests
More pipelines (640 vs 384)
StereoOutput3D

So, Quadro M600M or FirePro M6000?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends AMD FirePro M6000.
Should you still have questions on choice between Quadro M600M and FirePro M6000, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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