NVIDIA Tesla K40c vs Quadro K4200

NVIDIA Tesla K40c
NVIDIA Quadro K4200

General info

Comparison of Tesla K40c and Quadro K4200 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
Value for money (0-100)
Code name
Release date
8 October 2013
22 July 2014
Launch price (MSRP)
Price now

Technical specs

Tesla K40c and Quadro K4200's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Tesla K40c and Quadro K4200's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Core clock speed
745 MHz
771 MHz
Boost Clock
876 MHz
784 MHz
Transistor count
7,080 million
3,540 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
245 Watt
108 Watt
Texture fill rate
178.8 GTexel / s
87.81 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
4,291 gflops
2,107 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Tesla K40c and Quadro K4200 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop video cards it's interface and bus (motherboard compatibility), additional power connectors (power supply compatibility).
PCIe 3.0 x16
PCIe 2.0 x16
267 mm
241 mm
Supplementary power connectors
1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin
1x 6-pin


Parameters of memory installed on Tesla K40c and Quadro K4200: 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
Maximum RAM amount
12 GB
4 GB
Memory bus width
384 Bit
256 Bit
Memory clock speed
6008 MHz
5400 MHz
Memory bandwidth
288.4 GB / s
172.8 GB / s

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Tesla K40c and Quadro K4200.
Display Connectors
No outputs
1x DVI, 2x DisplayPort

API support

APIs supported by Tesla K40c and Quadro K4200, sometimes including their particular versions.
12.0 (11_0)
12.0 (11_0)

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Tesla K40c and Quadro K4200. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
324 Mh/s +172.3%
119 Mh/s −172.3%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Tesla K40c and Quadro K4200 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of NVIDIA Tesla K40c

Wider memory bus (384 vs 256 bit)
More pipelines (2880 vs 1344)
Higher memory bandwidth (288.4 vs 172.8 GB/s)

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro K4200

Somewhat newer (22 July 2014 vs 8 October 2013)
Cheaper ($854.99 vs $7699)
Less power hungry (108 vs 245 watts)
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)

So, Tesla K40c or Quadro K4200?

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