Tesla M40 24 GB: specs and benchmarks


Aggregated performance score

Tesla M40 24 GB provides good gaming and benchmark performance at 26.92% of a leader's which is GeForce RTX 4090.

RTX 4090GeForce RTX4090


NVIDIA started Tesla M40 24 GB sales 10 November 2015. This is a Maxwell 2.0 architecture desktop card based on 28 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at designers. 24 GB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 6 GB/s are supplied, and together with 384 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 288.4 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is dual-slot card attached via PCIe 3.0 x16 interface. Its manufacturer default version has a length of 267 mm. 8-pin EPS power connector is required, and power consumption is at 250 Watt.

Primary details

Some basic facts about Tesla M40 24 GB: architecture, market segment, release date etc.

Place in performance ranking187
Place by popularitynot in top-100
Cost-effectiveness evaluation32.76
ArchitectureMaxwell 2.0 (2015−2019)
GPU code nameGM200
Market segmentWorkstation
Release date10 November 2015 (8 years ago)
Current price$250 of 168889 (A100 PCIe 80 GB)

Cost-effectiveness evaluation

Performance to price ratio. The higher, the better.

Detailed specifications

Tesla M40 24 GB's specs such as number of shaders, GPU base clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Tesla M40 24 GB's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.

Pipelines / CUDA cores3072of 20480 (Data Center GPU Max NEXT)
Boost clock speed1112 MHzof 3599 (Radeon RX 7990 XTX)
Number of transistors8,000 millionof 14400 (GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile)
Manufacturing process technology28 nmof 4 (Radeon 780M)
Power consumption (TDP)250 Wattof 2400 (Data Center GPU Max Subsystem)
Texture fill rate213.5of 969.9 (H100 SXM5 96 GB)

Form factor & compatibility

This section provides details about the physical dimensions of Tesla M40 24 GB and its compatibility with other computer components. This information is useful when selecting a computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop graphics cards, it includes details about the interface and bus (for motherboard compatibility) and additional power connectors (for power supply compatibility).

InterfacePCIe 3.0 x16
Length267 mm
Supplementary power connectors8-pin EPS

VRAM capacity and type

Parameters of memory installed on Tesla M40 24 GB: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors have no dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM instead.

Memory typeGDDR5
Maximum RAM amount24 GBof 192 (Radeon Instinct MI300X)
Memory bus width384 Bitof 8192 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)
Memory clock speed6 GB/sof 23000 (GeForce RTX 4080 SUPER)
Memory bandwidth288.4 GB/sof 3276 (Aldebaran)

Connectivity and outputs

Types and number of video connectors present on Tesla M40 24 GB. As a rule, this section is relevant only for desktop reference graphics cards, since for notebook ones the availability of certain video outputs depends on the laptop model, while non-reference desktop models can (though not necessarily will) bear a different set of video ports.

Display ConnectorsNo outputs

API compatibility

APIs supported by Tesla M40 24 GB, sometimes including their particular versions.

DirectX12 (12_1)
Shader Model6.7

Benchmark performance

Synthetic benchmark performance of Tesla M40 24 GB. The combined score is measured on a 0-100 point scale.

Combined synthetic benchmark score

This is our combined benchmark performance score. 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.

Tesla M40 24 GB 26.92


This is the most ubiquitous GPU benchmark, part of Passmark PerformanceTest suite. It gives the graphics card a thorough evaluation under various types of 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.

Benchmark coverage: 25%

Tesla M40 24 GB 10417

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Tesla M40 24 GB is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in frames per second. Comparisons with game system requirements are included, but remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect reality inaccurately.

Closest competitors

Tesla M40 24 GB's performance relative to its closest rivals among server graphics cards.

Quadro P4000 111.89
Tesla T4 104.05
Tesla M40 24 GB 100
Tesla M40 99.59
Quadro M5000 90.16
Quadro P2200 89.52

AMD equivalent

According to our data, the closest AMD alternative to Tesla M40 24 GB is Radeon Pro SSG, which is faster by 5% and higher by 4 positions in our ranking.

Pro SSGRadeon ProSSG

Here are some closest AMD rivals to Tesla M40 24 GB:

Tesla M40 24 GB 100

Similar GPUs

Here is our recommendation of several graphics cards that are more or less close in performance to the one reviewed.

Tesla M40TeslaM40
Tesla T4TeslaT4
Pro SSGRadeon ProSSG
Quadro M5000QuadroM5000
Quadro M6000QuadroM6000
M6000 24 GBQuadro M600024 GB

Recommended processors

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Community ratings

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