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NVIDIA Quadro K1100M

NVIDIA Quadro K1100M

The NVIDIA Quadro K1100M is a DirectX 11 and OpenGL 4.3 compatible graphics card for mobile workstations. It is a Kepler-based GPU built on the GK107 chip with all 384 shader cores activated and manufactured in 28nm at TSMC. The Quadro K1100M is built for the Intel Shark Bay generation (Haswell) and is a successor to the Quadro K1000M (Chief River platform). As a new feature, PCIe 3.0 is supported for the first time. The K1100M usually comes with 2 GB GDDR5 VRAM clocked at 700 MHz (2800 MHz effective, 44.8 GB/s). 

The Quadro series offers certified drivers that are optimized for stability and performance in professional applications like CAD or DCC. OpenGL performance, for example, should be significantly better than with GeForce graphics cards of similar specifications.

Architecture

The Kepler architecture is the successor to the Fermi architecture that first appeared in laptops with the GeForce 400M series. The GK107 Kepler core offers two shader blocks, called SMX, that are clocked at the same speed as the central core. In the K1100M, both blocks are active leading to the 384 CUDA cores. Although more shader cores are available in the Kepler architecture as compared to the Fermi design, the Kepler shaders are still expected to be up to twice as power efficient. However, due to the missing hot clock of the shader domain, two shaders of a Kepler chip offer similar performance to just one shader of a Fermi chip (as the latter is clocked twice as fast).

Performance

The performance is similar to the old Quadro K2000M and clearly superior to the Quadro K1000M. This places the K1100M in range of the consumer GeForce GT 740M and GT 645M GPUs. Most demanding games of 2013 will run fluently with medium details and resolutions.

Features

The improved feature set now includes support for up to 4 active displays. Furthermore, high resolution monitors of up to 3840 x 2160 pixels can now be connected using DisplayPort 1.2 or HDMI 1.4a if available. HD-Audio codecs, such as Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD, can be transmitted via bitstream mode through the HDMI port. However, as most laptops will feature Optimus, the integrated GPU will likely have direct control over the display ports and may limit the feature set available by the Nvidia Kepler cards.

Using CUDA or OpenCL 1.2, the cores of the Quadro K1100M can be used for general calculations.

The 5th generation PureVideo HD video processor (VP5) is also integrated in the GK107 core and offers hardware decoding of HD videos. Common codecs such as MPEG-1/2, MPEG-4 ASP, H.264 and VC1/WMV9 are fully supported up to 4K resolutions while VC1 and MPEG-4 are supported up to 1080p. Two streams can be decoded in parallel for features such as Picture-in-Picture. Another novelty is the inclusion of a dedicated video encoding engine similar to Intel QuickSync that can be accessed by the NVENC API.

The power consumption of the Quadro K1100M is rated at a TGP of 45 W including the board and memory components. Therefore, the card is suited for medium-sized notebooks with 15-inch displays or greater.

ManufacturerNVIDIA
Quadro K Series

Quadro K5100M

1536 @ 771 MHz256 Bit @ 3600 MHz

Quadro K5000M

1344 @ 706 MHz256 Bit @ 3000 MHz

Quadro K4100M

1152 @ 706 MHz256 Bit @ 3200 MHz

Quadro K4000M

960 @ 600 MHz256 Bit @ 2800 MHz

Quadro K3100M

768 @ 706 MHz256 Bit @ 3200 MHz

Quadro K3000M

576 @ 654 MHz256 Bit @ 2800 MHz

Quadro K2100M

576 @ 667 MHz128 Bit @ 3000 MHz
Quadro K1100M 384 @ 705 MHz128 Bit @ 2800 MHz

Quadro K2000M

384 @ 745 MHz128 Bit @ 1800 MHz

Quadro K1000M

192 @ 850 MHz128 Bit @ 1800 MHz

Quadro K610M

192 @ 954 MHz64 Bit @ 2600 MHz

Quadro K510M

192 @ 846 MHz64 Bit @ 2400 MHz

Quadro K500M

192 @ 850 MHz64 Bit @ 1800 MHz
ArchitectureKepler
Pipelines384 - unified
Core Speed *705 MHz
Memory Speed *2800 MHz
Memory Bus Width128 Bit
Memory TypeGDDR5
Max. Amount of Memory2048 MB
Shared Memoryno
DirectXDirectX 11, Shader 5.0
Power Consumption45 Watt
Transistors1270 Million
technology28 nm
FeaturesOptimus, PhysX, Verde Drivers, CUDA, OpenCL 1.2, 3D Vision, 3DTV Play
Notebook Sizemedium sized
Date of Announcement23.07.2013
Link to Manufacturer Pagehttp://www.nvidia.de/page/quadrofx_go.html
* The specified clock rates are only guidelines for the manufacturer and can be altered by them.

Benchmarks

Cinebench R15 - Ref. Match 64Bit
0% 100%
min: 99.6      avg: 99.6 (10%)     median: 99.6 (10%)     max: 99.6 Points
Cinebench R15 - OpenGL 64Bit
0% 100%
min: 50.66      avg: 51.1 (35%)     median: 51.1 (35%)     max: 51.53 Points
3DMark (2013) - Fire Strike Standard Graphics 1920x1080
0% 100%
min: 1259      avg: 1296.5 (9%)     median: 1296.5 (9%)     max: 1334 Points
3DMark (2013) - Fire Strike Standard Score 1920x1080
0% 100%
min: 1263      avg: 1282 (12%)     median: 1282 (12%)     max: 1301 Points
3DMark (2013) - Cloud Gate Standard Graphics 1280x720
0% 100%
min: 6678      avg: 7788 (8%)     median: 7788 (8%)     max: 8898 Points
3DMark (2013) - Ice Storm Standard Graphics 1280x720
0% 100%
min: 28451      avg: 45627.5 (6%)     median: 45627.5 (6%)     max: 62804 Points
Unigine Heaven 3.0 - OpenGL, Normal Tessellation, High Shaders 1920x1080
0% 100%
min: 16.9      avg: 17.2 (15%)     median: 17.2 (15%)     max: 17.4 fps
Unigine Heaven 3.0 - DX 11, Normal Tessellation, High Shaders 1920x1080
0% 100%
min: 17.5      avg: 17.5 (10%)     median: 17.5 (10%)     max: 17.5 fps
LuxMark v2.0 64Bit - Room Scene, OpenCL GPUs-only
0% 100%
min: 54      avg: 78.5 (5%)     median: 78.5 (5%)     max: 103 Samples/s
LuxMark v2.0 64Bit - Sala Scene, OpenCL GPUs-only
0% 100%
min: 48      avg: 81.5 (3%)     median: 81.5 (3%)     max: 115 Samples/s
3DMark 11 - Performance GPU 1280x720
0% 100%
min: 1756      avg: 1819.7 (8%)     median: 1845 (8%)     max: 1858 points
3DMark 11 - Performance 1280x720
0% 100%
min: 1921      avg: 2005.7 (11%)     median: 2035 (11%)     max: 2061 points
3DMark Vantage - P GPU no PhysX 1280x1024
0% 100%
min: 7092      avg: 7119 (14%)     median: 7119 (14%)     max: 7146 Points
3DMark Vantage - P Result no PhysX 1280x1024
0% 100%
min: 8992      avg: 8992 (19%)     median: 8992 (19%)     max: 8992 Points
3DMark 06
0% 100%
min: 11921      avg: 12159 (32%)     median: 12159 (32%)     max: 12397 Points
Unigine Heaven 2.1 - high, Tesselation (normal), DirectX11 1280x1024
0% 100%
min: 22.4      avg: 23.4 (13%)     median: 23.4 (13%)     max: 24.4 fps
PCMark Vantage - Gaming Score 1024x768
0% 100%
min: 7810      avg: 11874.5 (45%)     median: 11874.5 (45%)     max: 15939 Points
SPECviewperf 11 - Siemens NX 1920x1080
0% 100%
min: 23.61      avg: 23.7 (38%)     median: 23.6 (37%)     max: 24.01 fps
SPECviewperf 11 - Tcvis 1920x1080
0% 100%
min: 27.62      avg: 28 (47%)     median: 28 (47%)     max: 28.2 fps
SPECviewperf 11 - SolidWorks 1920x1080
0% 100%
min: 36.26      avg: 38.4 (59%)     median: 37.8 (58%)     max: 41.14 fps
SPECviewperf 11 - Pro/ENGINEER 1920x1080
0% 100%
min: 12.82      avg: 14.5 (76%)     median: 13.6 (71%)     max: 17.14 fps
SPECviewperf 11 - Maya 1920x1080
0% 100%
min: 46.37      avg: 52 (46%)     median: 46.9 (42%)     max: 62.78 fps
SPECviewperf 11 - Lightwave 1920x1080
0% 100%
min: 46.51      avg: 52.7 (65%)     median: 48 (59%)     max: 63.45 fps
SPECviewperf 11 - Ensight 1920x1080
0% 100%
min: 17.36      avg: 17.6 (18%)     median: 17.5 (17%)     max: 17.84 fps
SPECviewperf 11 - Catia 1920x1080
0% 100%
min: 30.91      avg: 32.1 (46%)     median: 31.9 (46%)     max: 33.49 fps
Cinebench R11.5 - OpenGL 64Bit
0% 100%
min: 43.68      avg: 44 (36%)     median: 43.9 (36%)     max: 44.3 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.

Total War: Rome II
low 1024x768
83.8  fps      Compare
med. 1366x768
62.5  fps      Compare
high 1366x768
49.1  fps      Compare
ultra 1920x1080
7 11.8 ~ 9 fps      Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings high.
Saints Row IV
low 1280x720
75  fps      Compare
med. 1366x768
61  fps      Compare
high 1366x768
26  fps      Compare
ultra 1920x1080
15  fps      Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings med..
Company of Heroes 2
low 1024x768
23.6 24.5 ~ 24 fps      Compare
med. 1366x768
19.1 19.9 ~ 20 fps      Compare
high 1366x768
10.1 13.1 ~ 12 fps      Compare
ultra 1920x1080
4.1 5.8 ~ 5 fps      Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
GRID 2

GRID 2

2013
low 1024x768
145.4  fps      Compare
med. 1366x768
74.6  fps      Compare
high 1366x768
54.3  fps      Compare
ultra 1920x1080
16.6  fps      Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings high.
Metro: Last Light
low 1024x768
44.9  fps      Compare
med. 1366x768
33.9  fps      Compare
high 1366x768
24.8  fps      Compare
ultra 1920x1080
12  fps      Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
BioShock Infinite
low 1280x720
87.4  fps      Compare
med. 1366x768
44.5  fps      Compare
high 1366x768
42.4  fps      Compare
ultra 1920x1080
15.4  fps      Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings high.
Tomb Raider
low 1024x768
101.7 103 ~ 102 fps      Compare
med. 1366x768
56.3 56.9 ~ 57 fps      Compare
high 1366x768
38.8 39.1 ~ 39 fps      Compare
ultra 1920x1080
13.6 16.3 ~ 15 fps      Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings high.
Far Cry 3

Far Cry 3

2012
low 1024x768
58  fps      Compare
med. 1366x768
42  fps      Compare
high 1366x768
26  fps      Compare
ultra 1920x1080
7  fps      Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings med..
Assassin´s Creed III
med. 1366x768
52  fps      Compare
high 1366x768
43  fps      Compare