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NVIDIA Quadro 4000M

NVIDIA Quadro 4000M

The NVIDIA Quadro 4000M is a professional workstation graphics card based on the Fermi architecture (or more specifically, probably the GF104). Unlike the 5010M, the 4000M does not support ECC memory and dual-precision (DP) floating point calculations.

The Quadro series offers certified drivers that are optimized for stability and performance in professional applications such as CAD or DCC. As a result, multiple scientific or business disciplines can make use of the workstation GPU. The OpenGL performance, for example, should be significantly better than consumer-oriented GeForce graphics cards of similar specifications.

The shader / CUDA cores can be accessed using DirectX 11 or OpenGL 4.1 for graphics rendering or DirectCompute, OpenCL, AXE, and CUDA for general purpose calculations. Due to the new Fermi core, the 4000M should offer higher performance in general purpose calculations compared to its predecessors.

Furthermore, the Nvidia Quadro 4000M is compatible with 3D Vision Pro, a new software solution by Nvidia for stereoscopic output.

The 4000M supports Nvidia Optimus in order to automatically switch between the integrated graphics card and the Quadro for power-saving purposes. Whether or not this feature is supported on a laptop, however, is dependent on the laptop manufacturer.

Similar to the GeForce GTX 480M, the Quadro 4000M is specified at 100 Watt TDP and is therefore only found in large laptops such as the Clevo D901F.

ManufacturerNVIDIA
Quadro 4000M Series
Quadro 4000M 336 @ 475 MHz256 Bit @ 1200 MHz
CodenameFermi
ArchitectureFermi
Pipelines336 - unified
Core Speed *475 MHz
Shader Speed *950 MHz
Memory Speed *1200 MHz
Memory Bus Width256 Bit
Memory TypeGDDR5
Max. Amount of Memory2048 MB
Shared Memoryno
DirectXDirectX 11, Shader 5.0
Power Consumption100 Watt
technology40 nm
FeaturesOpenGl 4.1, FP32
Notebook Sizelarge
Date of Announcement22.02.2011
Link to Manufacturer Pagehttp://www.nvidia.com/object/quadro-mobi...
* The specified clock rates are only guidelines for the manufacturer and can be altered by them.

Benchmarks

3DMark 11 - Performance GPU 1280x720
0% 100%
min: 2025      avg: 2092 (9%)     median: 2092 (9%)     max: 2159 points
3DMark 11 - Performance 1280x720
0% 100%
min: 2229      avg: 2334.5 (13%)     median: 2334.5 (13%)     max: 2440 points
3DMark Vantage - P GPU no PhysX 1280x1024
0% 100%
min: 9184      avg: 9184 (18%)     median: 9184 (18%)     max: 9184 Points
3DMark Vantage - P Result no PhysX 1280x1024
0% 100%
min: 10722      avg: 10722 (22%)     median: 10722 (22%)     max: 10722 Points
3DMark 06
0% 100%
min: 17727      avg: 17727 (46%)     median: 17727 (46%)     max: 17727 Points
Unigine Heaven 2.1 - high, Tesselation (normal), DirectX11 1280x1024
0% 100%
min: 31.4      avg: 31.4 (17%)     median: 31.4 (17%)     max: 31.4 fps
PCMark Vantage - Gaming Score 1024x768
0% 100%
min: 12240      avg: 12240 (47%)     median: 12240 (47%)     max: 12240 Points
SPECviewperf 11 - Siemens NX 1920x1080
0% 100%
min: 26.38      avg: 26.4 (42%)     median: 26.4 (42%)     max: 26.38 fps
SPECviewperf 11 - Tcvis 1920x1080
0% 100%
min: 29.22      avg: 29.2 (49%)     median: 29.2 (49%)     max: 29.22 fps
SPECviewperf 11 - SolidWorks 1920x1080
0% 100%
min: 39.13      avg: 39.1 (60%)     median: 39.1 (60%)     max: 39.13 fps
SPECviewperf 11 - Pro/ENGINEER 1920x1080
0% 100%
min: 10.59      avg: 10.6 (56%)     median: 10.6 (56%)     max: 10.59 fps
SPECviewperf 11 - Maya 1920x1080
0% 100%
min: 51.38      avg: 51.4 (46%)     median: 51.4 (46%)     max: 51.38 fps
SPECviewperf 11 - Lightwave 1920x1080
0% 100%
min: 42.12      avg: 42.1 (52%)     median: 42.1 (52%)     max: 42.12 fps
SPECviewperf 11 - Ensight 1920x1080
0% 100%
min: 24.89      avg: 24.9 (25%)     median: 24.9 (25%)     max: 24.89 fps
SPECviewperf 11 - Catia 1920x1080
0% 100%
min: 36.53      avg: 36.5 (53%)     median: 36.5 (53%)     max: 36.53 fps
Cinebench R11.5 - OpenGL 64Bit
0% 100%
min: 45.98      avg: 46 (38%)     median: 46 (38%)     max: 45.98 Points
Cinebench R10 - Shading 32Bit
0% 100%
min: 6638      avg: 6638 (45%)     median: 6638 (45%)     max: 6638 Points
- Range of benchmark values for this graphics card
- Average benchmark values for this graphics card

Game Benchmarks

The following benchmarks stem from our benchmarks of review laptops. The performance depends on the used graphics memory, clock rate, processor, system settings, drivers, and operating systems. So the results don't have to be representative for all laptops with this GPU. For detailled information on the benchmark results, click on the fps number.

StarCraft 2
low 1024x768
180  fps      Compare
med. 1360x768
112  fps      Compare
high 1360x768
79  fps      Compare
ultra 1920x1080
71  fps      Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
Anno 1404

Anno 1404

2009
low 1024x768
173  fps      Compare
ultra 1280x1024
62  fps      Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
Sims 3

Sims 3

2009
low 800x600
279  fps      Compare
med. 1024x768
165  fps      Compare
high 1280x1024
79  fps      Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings high.
Racedriver: GRID
low 800x600
188  fps      Compare
med. 1024x768
148  fps      Compare
high 1280x1024
117  fps      Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings high.

For more games that might be playable and a list of all games and graphics cards visit our Gaming List

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Notebook reviews with NVIDIA Quadro 4000M graphics card

Dell Precision M6600: Intel Core i7 2920XM, 17.3", 3.8 kg
  Review » Review Dell Precision M6600 Notebook

HP EliteBook 8760w-LY533EA: Intel Core i7 2670QM, 17.3", 3.5 kg
  External Review » HP EliteBook 8760w-LY533EA

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Class 1
GeForce GTX 590
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Radeon HD 6970
GeForce GTX 570
GeForce GTX 560 Ti
Radeon HD 5850
Radeon HD 7770
Radeon HD 7770
GeForce GTX 460 768MB
Radeon HD 6790
Radeon HD 5770
GeForce GTX 550 Ti
Class 2
GeForce GTS 450
Radeon HD 4850
Class 3
Radeon HD 5670
GeForce GT 240
Radeon R6 M255DX
GeForce GT 430
Radeon HD 5570
GeForce GT 220
Radeon HD 6450 GDDR5
Class 4
Radeon R3 (Mullins/Beema)
Mali-T760 MP6
Class 5
Radeon HD 4350
GeForce G 107M *
Chrome9HD *
Class 6
Mali-T760 MP2
unknown *

* Approximate position of the graphics adapter

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Author: Klaus Hinum (Update: 2013-01-17)