AMD Radeon R9 M375 vs NVIDIA Quadro K2100M

AMD Radeon R9 M375
NVIDIA Quadro K2100M

General info

Comparison of Radeon R9 M375 and Quadro K2100M architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
n/d
 
6.80
Architecture
GCN 1.0
 
Kepler
Code name
Tropo
 
GK106
Type
Laptop
 
Mobile workstation
Release date
5 May 2015
 
23 July 2013
Launch price (MSRP)
n/d
 
$84.95
Price now
n/d
 
$160

Technical specs

Radeon R9 M375 and Quadro K2100M's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Radeon R9 M375 and Quadro K2100M's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
640
 
576
Compute units
10
 
n/d
Core clock speed
1000 MHz
 
667 MHz
Boost Clock
1015 MHz
 
n/d
Transistor count
1,500 million
 
2,540 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
n/d
 
55 Watt
Texture fill rate
40.6 GTexel / s
 
32.02 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
1,299 gflops
 
768.4 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon R9 M375 and Quadro K2100M 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
 
medium sized
Bus support
PCIe 3.0
 
n/d
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
MXM-A (3.0)

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon R9 M375 and Quadro K2100M: 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
DDR3
 
GDDR5
Maximum RAM amount
4 GB
 
2 GB
Memory bus width
128 Bit
 
128 Bit
Memory clock speed
1100 MHz
 
3008 MHz
Memory bandwidth
28.8 GB / s
 
48.0 GB / s
Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon R9 M375 and Quadro K2100M.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
No outputs
Eyefinity
+
 
-
Display Port
n/d
 
1.2

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon R9 M375 and Quadro K2100M. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
AppAcceleration
+
 
-
Enduro
+
 
-
FreeSync
+
 
-
HD3D
+
 
-
PowerTune
+
 
-
DualGraphics
+
 
-
ZeroCore
+
 
-
Switchable graphics
+
 
-
3D Vision Pro
n/d
 
+
Mosaic
n/d
 
+
nView Display Management
n/d
 
+
Optimus
n/d
 
+

API support

APIs supported by Radeon R9 M375 and Quadro K2100M, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX® 12
 
12
Shader Model
n/d
 
5
OpenGL
4.4
 
4.5
OpenCL
Not Listed
 
n/d
Vulkan
+
 
+
Mantle
+
 
-

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon R9 M375 and Quadro K2100M. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

R9 M375 3.50
K2100M 3.50

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

R9 M375 8466
K2100M 11835 +39.8%

3DMark Fire Strike Score

R9 M375 1514
K2100M 1553 +2.6%

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

R9 M375 1667 +3.8%
K2100M 1606

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

R9 M375 3314 +38.4%
K2100M 2394

3DMark Vantage Performance

R9 M375 8275
K2100M 10648 +28.7%

Passmark

R9 M375 1239
K2100M 1330 +7.3%

Rendering quality tests

GFXBench render quality
4549 +0.2%
 
4541 −0.2%
GFXBench high precision render quality
4549 +0.2%
 
4541 −0.2%

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Radeon R9 M375 and Quadro K2100M. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
143 Mh/s +276.3%
 
38 Mh/s −276.3%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Radeon R9 M375 and Quadro K2100M are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of AMD Radeon R9 M375

Much newer (5 May 2015 vs 23 July 2013)
More pipelines (640 vs 576)
DirectX 12 (FL 11_1)
Mantle (an API developed by AMD for 3D graphics acceleration. Discontinued and later superceded by Vulkan)
OpenGL 4.3 (Open Graphics Library - an API for 3D graphics and GPUs usage)
OpenCL 1.2 (Open Computing Language - an API for GPU usage in arbitrary calculations, e.g. for physics simulation)
Vulkan?
PowerTune (dynamically increases AMD GPU's voltage and frequency while there's still enough temperature headroom. Similar to NVIDIA GPU Boost)
Enduro (saves battery charge by automatically switching between an integrated and discrete AMD GPU depending on workload. Similar to NVIDIA Optimus)
App Acceleration
Eyefinity (allows using several displays with an AMD GPU)
AppAcceleration
FreeSync
HD3D
DualGraphics
ZeroCore
Switchable graphics

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro K2100M

Higher memory bandwidth (48 vs 28.8 GB/s)
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)

So, R9 M375 or Quadro K2100M?

Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Radeon R9 M375 and NVIDIA Quadro K2100M. The differences in performance seem too small.
Be aware that Radeon R9 M375 is a notebook card while Quadro K2100M is a mobile workstation one.
Should you still have questions on choice between Radeon R9 M375 and Quadro K2100M, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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