AMD Radeon R7 M270 vs NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000 Max-Q

AMD Radeon R7 M270
NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000 Max-Q

General info

Comparison of Radeon R7 M270 and Quadro RTX 4000 Max-Q architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
GCN 1.0
 
Turing
Code name
Opal
 
TU104
Type
Laptop
 
Mobile workstation
Release date
9 January 2014
 
27 May 2019

Technical specs

Radeon R7 M270 and Quadro RTX 4000 Max-Q's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Radeon R7 M270 and Quadro RTX 4000 Max-Q's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
384
 
2560
Core clock speed
825 MHz
 
780 - 960 MHz
Boost Clock
no data
 
1380 MHz
Transistor count
950 million
 
13,600 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
12 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
no data
 
80 Watt
Texture fill rate
19.80
 
220.8
Floating-point performance
633.6 gflops
 
no data

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon R7 M270 and Quadro RTX 4000 Max-Q 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
medium sized
 
large
Bus support
PCIe 3.0
 
no data
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x8
 
PCIe 3.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
no data
 
None

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon R7 M270 and Quadro RTX 4000 Max-Q: 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
Not Listed
 
GDDR6
Maximum RAM amount
no data
 
8 GB
Memory bus width
no data
 
256 Bit
Memory clock speed
no data
 
13000 MHz
Memory bandwidth
28.8 GB/s
 
416.0 GB/s
Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon R7 M270 and Quadro RTX 4000 Max-Q.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
No outputs
G-SYNC support
-
 
+

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon R7 M270 and Quadro RTX 4000 Max-Q. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
FreeSync
+
 
-
HD3D
+
 
-
PowerTune
+
 
-
DualGraphics
+
 
-
ZeroCore
+
 
-
Switchable graphics
+
 
-
VR Ready
no data
 
+
Multi Monitor
no data
 
+
PCIe 3.0
+
 
no data
Zero Core
+
 
no data

API support

APIs supported by Radeon R7 M270 and Quadro RTX 4000 Max-Q, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX® 11
 
12 Ultimate (12_1)
OpenGL
4.4
 
4.6
OpenCL
Not Listed
 
no data
Vulkan
-
 
+
Mantle
+
 
-

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon R7 M270 and Quadro RTX 4000 Max-Q. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

R7 M270 1.12
RTX 4000 Max-Q 51.89 +4533%

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

R7 M270 1858
RTX 4000 Max-Q 23464 +1162.9%

Passmark

R7 M270 775
RTX 4000 Max-Q 11185 +1343.2%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Radeon R7 M270 and Quadro RTX 4000 Max-Q are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of AMD Radeon R7 M270

Mantle (an API developed by AMD for 3D graphics acceleration. Discontinued and later superceded by Vulkan)
PCIe 3.0
Zero Core
AMD PowerTune technology
FreeSync
HD3DMenu
PowerTuneMenu
DualGraphics
ZeroCoreMenu
SwitchableGraphics
MantleMenu

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000 Max-Q

4533% faster (about 46.5 times) in synthetic tests
Much newer (27 May 2019 vs 9 January 2014)
More pipelines (2560 vs 384)
Higher memory bandwidth (416 vs 28.8 GB/s)
Finer manufacturing process technology (12 vs 28 nm)
DLSS
Raytraycing
VR Ready
G-SYNC (removes screen tearing by telling the display when to renew the image. Only works with G-SYNC compatible displays)
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)
Multi Monitor

So, R7 M270 or Quadro RTX 4000 Max-Q?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000 Max-Q.
Be aware that Radeon R7 M270 is a notebook card while Quadro RTX 4000 Max-Q is a mobile workstation one.
Should you still have questions on choice between Radeon R7 M270 and Quadro RTX 4000 Max-Q, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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