M620 vs K4100M

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NVIDIA Quadro M620
NVIDIA Quadro M620
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  • Interface MXM-A (3.0)
  • Core clock speed 1018
  • Max video memory 2GB
  • Memory type GDDR5
  • Memory clock speed 5012
  • Maximum resolution
NVIDIA Quadro K4100M
NVIDIA Quadro K4100M
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  • Interface MXM-B (3.0)
  • Core clock speed
  • Max video memory 4GB
  • Memory type GDDR5
  • Memory clock speed
  • Maximum resolution
Price now 323$
Games supported 69%

General info

Comparison of graphics card architecture, market segment, value for money and other general parameters.

Place in performance rating411417
Value for money1.372.45
ArchitectureMaxwell (2014−2018)Kepler (2012−2018)
GPU code nameGM107N15E-Q3-A2
Market segmentMobile workstationMobile workstation
Release date13 January 2017 (5 years ago)23 July 2013 (8 years ago)
Launch price (MSRP)no data$1,499
Price now$1958 $323 (0.2x MSRP)
Value for money

To get the index we compare the characteristics of video cards and their relative prices.

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Technical specs

General performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core base clock and boost clock speeds, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their benchmark and gaming test results. Note that power consumption of some graphics cards can well exceed their nominal TDP, especially when overclocked.

Pipelines / CUDA cores5121152
Core clock speed1018 MHzno data
Boost clock speed977 MHzno data
Number of transistors1,870 million3,540 million
Manufacturing process technology28 nm28 nm
Thermal design power (TDP)30 Wattno data
Texture fill rate31.2667.78
Floating-point performanceno data1,627 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Quadro M620 and Quadro K4100M 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 sizelargelarge
InterfaceMXM-A (3.0)MXM-B (3.0)
Supplementary power connectorsNoneno data

Memory

Parameters of memory installed: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors have no dedicated VRAM and use a shared part of system RAM.

Memory typeGDDR5GDDR5
Maximum RAM amount2 GB4 GB
Memory bus width128 Bitno data
Memory clock speed5012 MHzno data
Memory bandwidth80 GB/s102.4 GB/s
Shared memory--

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on the reviewed GPUs. As a rule, data in this section is precise only for desktop reference ones (so-called Founders Edition for NVIDIA chips). OEM manufacturers may change the number and type of output ports, while for notebook cards availability of certain video outputs ports depends on the laptop model rather than on the card itself.

Display ConnectorsNo outputsno data
Display Port1.21.2

Technologies

Supported technological solutions. This information will prove useful if you need some particular technology for your purposes.

Optimus++
3D Vision Prono data+
3D Stereo+no data
Mosaic++
nView Display Management++
Optimus++

API support

APIs supported, including particular versions of those APIs.

DirectX1212
Shader Model5.05
OpenGL4.54.5
OpenCL1.2no data
Vulkan1.1.126+
CUDA5.0+

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmark performance comparison. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.


Overall score

This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.

Quadro M620 9.53
+2.7%
K4100M 9.28
  • 3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
  • 3DMark Fire Strike Score
  • 3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
  • 3DMark 11 Performance GPU
  • 3DMark Vantage Performance
  • SPECviewperf 12 - Solidworks
  • SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 sw-03
  • SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 snx-02
  • SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 showcase-01
  • SPECviewperf 12 - Siemens NX
  • SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 mediacal-01
  • SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 maya-04
  • SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 energy-01
  • SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 creo-01
  • SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 catia-04
  • SPECviewperf 12 - Showcase
  • SPECviewperf 12 - Medical
  • SPECviewperf 12 - Maya
  • SPECviewperf 12 - Energy
  • SPECviewperf 12 - Creo
  • SPECviewperf 12 - Catia
  • Passmark
  • GeekBench 5 CUDA
  • GeekBench 5 OpenCL
  • GeekBench 5 Vulkan

Cloud Gate is an outdated DirectX 11 feature level 10 benchmark that was used for home PCs and basic notebooks. It displays a few scenes of some weird space teleportation device launching spaceships into unknown, using fixed resolution of 1280x720. Just like Ice Storm benchmark, it has been discontinued in January 2020 and replaced by 3DMark Night Raid.

Quadro M620 22120
K4100M 24685
+11.6%
Quadro M620 2989
K4100M 3505
+17.3%

Fire Strike is a DirectX 11 benchmark for gaming PCs. It features two separate tests displaying a fight between a humanoid and a fiery creature seemingly made of lava. Using 1920x1080 resolution, Fire Strike shows off some realistic enough graphics and is quite taxing on hardware.

Quadro M620 3130
K4100M 3654
+16.7%

3DMark 11 is an obsolete DirectX 11 benchmark by Futuremark. It used four tests based on two scenes, one being few submarines exploring the submerged wreck of a sunken ship, the other is an abandoned temple deep in the jungle. All the tests are heavy with volumetric lighting and tessellation, and despite being done in 1280x720 resolution, are relatively taxing. Discontinued in January 2020, 3DMark 11 is now superseded by Time Spy.

Quadro M620 3801
K4100M 4957
+30.4%

3DMark Vantage is an outdated DirectX 10 benchmark using 1280x1024 screen resolution. It taxes the graphics card with two scenes, one depicting a girl escaping some militarized base located within a sea cave, the other displaying a space fleet attack on a defenseless planet. It was discontinued in April 2017, and Time Spy benchmark is now recommended to be used instead.

Quadro M620 17237
K4100M 19909
+15.5%
Quadro M620 56
K4100M 59
+5%
Quadro M620 56
K4100M 59
+5%
Quadro M620 28
K4100M 43
+53.6%
Quadro M620 20
K4100M 23
+15.3%
Quadro M620 28
K4100M 43
+53.6%
Quadro M620 11
K4100M 12
+9.2%
Quadro M620 25
K4100M 35
+40.5%
Quadro M620 0.6
K4100M 1.9
+217%
Quadro M620 34
K4100M 35
+0.6%
Quadro M620 32
K4100M 45
+39.6%
Quadro M620 20
K4100M 23
+15.3%
Quadro M620 11
K4100M 12
+9.2%

This part of SPECviewperf 12 workstation benchmark uses Autodesk Maya 13 engine to render a superhero energy plant static scene consisting of more than 700 thousand polygons, in six different modes.

Quadro M620 25
K4100M 35
+40.5%
Quadro M620 0.6
K4100M 1.9
+217%
Quadro M620 34
K4100M 35
+0.6%
Quadro M620 32
K4100M 45
+39.6%

This is probably the most ubiquitous benchmark, part of Passmark PerformanceTest suite. It gives the graphics card a thorough evaluation under various load, providing four separate benchmarks for Direct3D versions 9, 10, 11 and 12 (the last being done in 4K resolution if possible), and few more tests engaging DirectCompute capabilities.

Quadro M620 2830
+2.7%
K4100M 2756

Geekbench 5 is a widespread graphics card benchmark combined from 11 different test scenarios. All these scenarios rely on direct usage of GPU's processing power, no 3D rendering is involved. This variation uses CUDA API by NVIDIA.

Quadro M620 8602
+26.1%
K4100M 6821

Geekbench 5 is a widespread graphics card benchmark combined from 11 different test scenarios. All these scenarios rely on direct usage of GPU's processing power, no 3D rendering is involved. This variation uses OpenCL API by Khronos Group.

Quadro M620 8815
+69%
K4100M 5215

Geekbench 5 is a widespread graphics card benchmark combined from 11 different test scenarios. All these scenarios rely on direct usage of GPU's processing power, no 3D rendering is involved. This variation uses Vulkan API by AMD & Khronos Group.

Quadro M620 7859
+11.3%
K4100M 7058

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Quadro M620 and Quadro K4100M. Usually measured in megahashes per second.

Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256) no data 51 Mh/s

Gaming performance

Let's see how good the compared graphics cards are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Here are the average frames per second in a large set of popular games across different resolutions:

Full HD26
−84.6%
48
+84.6%
4K10
−30%
13
+30%

Full HD
Low Preset

Cyberpunk 2077 10−11
+11.1%
9−10
−11.1%

Full HD
Medium Preset

Assassin's Creed Odyssey 10−11
+11.1%
9−10
−11.1%
Assassin's Creed Valhalla 10−11
+11.1%
9−10
−11.1%
Battlefield 5 10−11
+11.1%
9−10
−11.1%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 10−11
+11.1%
9−10
−11.1%
Cyberpunk 2077 10−11
+11.1%
9−10
−11.1%
Far Cry 5 10−11
+11.1%
9−10
−11.1%
Far Cry New Dawn 10−11
+11.1%
9−10
−11.1%
Forza Horizon 4 10−11
+11.1%
9−10
−11.1%
Hitman 3 10−11
+11.1%
9−10
−11.1%
Horizon Zero Dawn 10−11
+11.1%
9−10
−11.1%
Red Dead Redemption 2 10−11
+11.1%
9−10
−11.1%
Shadow of the Tomb Raider 10−11
+11.1%
9−10
−11.1%
Watch Dogs: Legion 10−11
+11.1%
9−10
−11.1%

Full HD
High Preset

Assassin's Creed Odyssey 10−11
+11.1%
9−10
−11.1%
Assassin's Creed Valhalla 10−11
+11.1%
9−10
−11.1%
Battlefield 5 10−11
+11.1%
9−10
−11.1%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 10−11
+11.1%
9−10
−11.1%
Cyberpunk 2077 10−11
+11.1%
9−10
−11.1%
Far Cry 5 10−11
+11.1%
9−10
−11.1%
Far Cry New Dawn 10−11
+11.1%
9−10
−11.1%
Forza Horizon 4 10−11
+11.1%
9−10
−11.1%
Hitman 3 10−11
+11.1%
9−10
−11.1%
Horizon Zero Dawn 10−11
+11.1%
9−10
−11.1%
Metro Exodus 10−11
+11.1%
9−10
−11.1%
Red Dead Redemption 2 10−11
+11.1%
9−10
−11.1%
Shadow of the Tomb Raider 10−11
+11.1%
9−10
−11.1%
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt 19
+111%
9−10
−111%
Watch Dogs: Legion 10−11
+11.1%
9−10
−11.1%

Full HD
Ultra Preset

Assassin's Creed Odyssey 10−11
+11.1%
9−10
−11.1%
Assassin's Creed Valhalla 10−11
+11.1%
9−10
−11.1%
Battlefield 5 10−11
+11.1%
9−10
−11.1%
Cyberpunk 2077 10−11
+11.1%
9−10
−11.1%
Far Cry 5 10−11
+11.1%
9−10
−11.1%
Far Cry New Dawn 10−11
+11.1%
9−10
−11.1%
Forza Horizon 4 10−11
+11.1%
9−10
−11.1%
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt 10
+11.1%
9−10
−11.1%
Watch Dogs: Legion 10−11
+11.1%
9−10
−11.1%

1440p
High Preset

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 10−11
+11.1%
9−10
−11.1%
Hitman 3 10−11
+11.1%
9−10
−11.1%
Horizon Zero Dawn 10−11
+11.1%
9−10
−11.1%
Metro Exodus 10−11
+11.1%
9−10
−11.1%
Red Dead Redemption 2 10−11
+11.1%
9−10
−11.1%
Shadow of the Tomb Raider 10−11
+11.1%
9−10
−11.1%

1440p
Ultra Preset

Assassin's Creed Odyssey 10−11
+11.1%
9−10
−11.1%
Assassin's Creed Valhalla 10−11
+11.1%
9−10
−11.1%
Battlefield 5 10−11
+11.1%
9−10
−11.1%
Cyberpunk 2077 10−11
+11.1%
9−10
−11.1%
Far Cry 5 10−11
+11.1%
9−10
−11.1%
Far Cry New Dawn 10−11
+11.1%
9−10
−11.1%
Forza Horizon 4 10−11
+11.1%
9−10
−11.1%
Watch Dogs: Legion 10−11
+11.1%
9−10
−11.1%

4K
High Preset

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 10−11
+11.1%
9−10
−11.1%
Hitman 3 10−11
+11.1%
9−10
−11.1%
Horizon Zero Dawn 10−11
+11.1%
9−10
−11.1%
Metro Exodus 10−11
+11.1%
9−10
−11.1%
Red Dead Redemption 2 10−11
+11.1%
9−10
−11.1%
Shadow of the Tomb Raider 10−11
+11.1%
9−10
−11.1%
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt 10−11
+11.1%
9−10
−11.1%

4K
Ultra Preset

Assassin's Creed Odyssey 10−11
+11.1%
9−10
−11.1%
Assassin's Creed Valhalla 10−11
+11.1%
9−10
−11.1%
Battlefield 5 10−11
+11.1%
9−10
−11.1%
Cyberpunk 2077 10−11
+11.1%
9−10
−11.1%
Far Cry 5 10−11
+11.1%
9−10
−11.1%
Far Cry New Dawn 10−11
+11.1%
9−10
−11.1%
Forza Horizon 4 10−11
+11.1%
9−10
−11.1%
Watch Dogs: Legion 10−11
+11.1%
9−10
−11.1%

Advantages and disadvantages


Performance rating 9.53 9.28
Novelty 13 January 2017 23 July 2013
Pipelines / CUDA cores 512 1152
Memory bandwidth 80 102.4

Technical City couldn't decide between

NVIDIA Quadro M620
NVIDIA Quadro M620

and

NVIDIA Quadro K4100M
NVIDIA Quadro K4100M

The differences in performance seem too small.


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Competitors of Quadro M620 by AMD

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Quadro M620 from AMD is Radeon Pro 450, which is slower by 4% and lower by 9 positions in our rating.

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Competitors of Quadro K4100M by AMD

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Quadro K4100M from AMD is Radeon Pro 450, which is slower by 1% and lower by 3 positions in our rating.

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