NVIDIA Quadro M4000M vs NVIDIA Quadro M3000M

NVIDIA Quadro M4000M

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The Nvidia Quadro M4000M is a high-end, DirectX 12 (FL_12_1) and OpenGL 4.5-compatible graphics card for mobile workstations. It is a Maxwell-based GPU built on the GM204 chip with all 1280 of the 1536 shader cores activated and is manufactured in 28 nm at TSMC. Therefore, the GPU is similar to the consumer Nvidia GeForce GTX 970M. The Quadro M4000M is built for the Intel Skylake generation and is a successor to the Quadro K4100M (Kepler-based). The M4000M usually comes with 4 GB GDDR5 VRAM clocked at 1250 MHz (5000 MHz effective, 160 GB/s opposed to 102.4 GB/s of the K4100M). 

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 compared to GeForce graphics cards of similar specifications.

Performance

The clock speeds of the Quadro M4000M are very similar to the GTX 970M based on the same chip. The base clock is slightly higher with 975 versus 924 MHz but the Boost speed is lower at 1013 versus 1038 MHz. Therefore, with good cooling the GTX 970M should be slightly faster. Compared to the Quadro line-up, it is the second fastest Quadro card in 2015 and therefore clearly faster than the old Quadro K4100M.

Using CUDA (Compute Capability 5.2) or OpenCL 1.2, the cores of the Quadro M4000M can be used for general calculations.

Power Consumption

The power consumption of the Quadro M4000M is rated at the same TGP of 100 Watt as the M5000M and older K5100M/K4100M (including the board and memory components). Therefore, the card is suited for large notebooks with 17-inch displays or greater.

NVIDIA Quadro M3000M

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The Nvidia Quadro M3000M is a high-end, DirectX 12 (FL_12_1) and OpenGL 4.5-compatible graphics card for mobile workstations. It is a Maxwell-based GPU built on the GM204 chip with 1024 of the 1536 shader cores activated and is manufactured in 28 nm at TSMC. Therefore, the GPU is similar to the consumer Nvidia GeForce GTX 965M. The Quadro M3000M is built for the Intel Skylake generation and is a successor to the Quadro K3100M (Kepler-based). The M3000M usually comes with 4 GB GDDR5 VRAM clocked at 1250 MHz (5000 MHz effective, 160 GB/s opposed to 102.4 GB/s of the K5100M). 

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 compared to GeForce graphics cards of similar specifications.

Performance

As the exact clock speed of the M3000M is still not known, we can only speculate on the performance of the card. However, it is the mid-range model of the mobile Quadro line in 2015 and based on the same chip as the GeForce GTX 965M. Therefore, it should be clearly faster than the old Quadro K3100M.

Using CUDA (Compute Capability 5.2) or OpenCL 1.2, the cores of the Quadro M3000M can be used for general calculations.

Power Consumption

The power consumption of the Quadro M3000M is rated at the same TGP of 75 Watt as the K3100M (including the board and memory components). Therefore, the card is suited for large notebooks with 17-inch displays or greater and 25 Watt less than the M4000M and M5000M.

NVIDIA Quadro M4000MNVIDIA Quadro M3000M
ManufacturerNVIDIANVIDIA
Quadro M Series
Quadro M5500 (compare) 2048 @ 1139 - 1140 (Boost) MHz256 Bit @ 6606 MHz
Quadro M5000M (compare) 1536 @ 962 - 1051 (Boost) MHz256 Bit @ 5000 MHz
Quadro M4000M 1280 @ 975 - 1013 (Boost) MHz256 Bit @ 5012 MHz
Quadro M3000M 1024 @ 1050 MHz256 Bit @ 5000 MHz
Quadro M2200 (compare) 1024 @ 694 - 1038 (Boost) MHz128 Bit @ 5508 MHz
Quadro M1200 (compare) 640 @ 991 - 1150 (Boost) MHz128 Bit @ 5000 MHz
Quadro M2000M (compare) 640 @ 1038 - 1197 (Boost) MHz128 Bit @ 5000 MHz
Quadro M1000M (compare) 512 @ 993 - 1072 (Boost) MHz128 Bit @ 5000 MHz
Quadro M620 (compare) 512 @ 1018 MHz128 Bit @ 5012 MHz
Quadro 5010M (compare) 384 @ 450 MHz256 Bit @ 1300 MHz
Quadro 4000M (compare) 336 @ 475 MHz256 Bit @ 1200 MHz
Quadro M520 (compare) 384 @ 756 - 1019 (Boost) MHz64 Bit
Quadro M600M (compare) 384 @ 837 - 876 (Boost) MHz128 Bit @ 5012 MHz
Quadro M500M (compare) 384 @ 1029 - 1124 (Boost) MHz64 Bit @ 4004 MHz
Quadro 5000M (compare) 320 @ 405 MHz256 Bit @ 1200 MHz
Quadro 3000M (compare) 240 @ 450 MHz256 Bit @ 625 MHz
Quadro 2000M (compare) 192 @ 550 MHz128 Bit @ 900 MHz
Quadro 1000M (compare) 96 @ 700 MHz128 Bit @ 900 MHz
Quadro M5500 (compare) 2048 @ 1139 - 1140 (Boost) MHz256 Bit @ 6606 MHz
Quadro M5000M (compare) 1536 @ 962 - 1051 (Boost) MHz256 Bit @ 5000 MHz
Quadro M4000M 1280 @ 975 - 1013 (Boost) MHz256 Bit @ 5012 MHz
Quadro M3000M 1024 @ 1050 MHz256 Bit @ 5000 MHz
Quadro M2200 (compare) 1024 @ 694 - 1038 (Boost) MHz128 Bit @ 5508 MHz
Quadro M1200 (compare) 640 @ 991 - 1150 (Boost) MHz128 Bit @ 5000 MHz
Quadro M2000M (compare) 640 @ 1038 - 1197 (Boost) MHz128 Bit @ 5000 MHz
Quadro M1000M (compare) 512 @ 993 - 1072 (Boost) MHz128 Bit @ 5000 MHz
Quadro M620 (compare) 512 @ 1018 MHz128 Bit @ 5012 MHz
Quadro 5010M (compare) 384 @ 450 MHz256 Bit @ 1300 MHz
Quadro 4000M (compare) 336 @ 475 MHz256 Bit @ 1200 MHz
Quadro M520 (compare) 384 @ 756 - 1019 (Boost) MHz64 Bit
Quadro M600M (compare) 384 @ 837 - 876 (Boost) MHz128 Bit @ 5012 MHz
Quadro M500M (compare) 384 @ 1029 - 1124 (Boost) MHz64 Bit @ 4004 MHz
Quadro 5000M (compare) 320 @ 405 MHz256 Bit @ 1200 MHz
Quadro 3000M (compare) 240 @ 450 MHz256 Bit @ 625 MHz
Quadro 2000M (compare) 192 @ 550 MHz128 Bit @ 900 MHz
Quadro 1000M (compare) 96 @ 700 MHz128 Bit @ 900 MHz
ArchitectureMaxwellMaxwell
1280 - 1024 -
Core975 - 1013 (Boost) MHz1050 MHz
Memory5012 MHz5000 MHz
Bus256 Bit256 Bit
MemoryGDDR5GDDR5
Max. Memory4096 MB4096 MB
nono
DirectXDirectX 12_1, 5.0DirectX 12_1, 5.0
Transistors5200 Million5200 Million
Technology28 nm28 nm
FeaturesOptimus, PhysX, 3D Vision Pro, nView, OptimusOptimus, PhysX, 3D Vision Pro, nView, Optimus
Size
Introduced02.10.2015 02.10.2015
Manufacturerhttp://www.nvidia.com/object/quadro-for-...http://www.nvidia.com/object/quadro-for-...

3DMark - Ice Storm Extreme Graphics 1920x1080
176003 Points (24%)
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Score 1280x720
min: 13452     avg: 17686     median: 17686 (29%)     max: 21920 Points
min: 19732     avg: 21407.5     median: 21407 (35%)     max: 23083 Points
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Graphics 1280x720
49204 Points (27%)
min: 38539     avg: 44602.5     median: 44602 (24%)     max: 50666 Points
3DMark - Fire Strike Score 1920x1080
6937 Points (26%)
min: 5835     avg: 5971.5     median: 5971 (22%)     max: 6108 Points
3DMark - Fire Strike Graphics 1920x1080
7723 Points (19%)
min: 6415     avg: 6536.5     median: 6536 (16%)     max: 6658 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Standard Graphics 1280x720
218874 Points (29%)
min: 42957     avg: 84309.5     median: 84309 (11%)     max: 125662 Points
3DMark 11 - Performance 1280x720
min: 9042     avg: 9295.5     median: 9295 (27%)     max: 9549 points
min: 8493     avg: 8539.5     median: 8539 (24%)     max: 8586 points
3DMark 11 - Performance GPU 1280x720
10259 points (20%)
min: 8264     avg: 8288.5     median: 8288 (16%)     max: 8313 points
3DMark Vantage
P Result 1280x1024 + NVIDIA Quadro M3000M
P GPU no PhysX 1280x1024 + NVIDIA Quadro M3000M
3DMark 06 Standard 1280x1024 + NVIDIA Quadro M3000M
Unigine Valley 1.0 - Extreme HD DirectX 1920x1080
min: 37     avg: 38.2     median: 38 (23%)     max: 38 fps
Unigine Heaven 3.0 - DX 11, Normal Tessellation, High Shaders 1920x1080
min: 79     avg: 80     median: 79 (29%)     max: 80 fps
Unigine Heaven 3.0 - OpenGL, Normal Tessellation, High Shaders 1920x1080
min: 43     avg: 59.8     median: 59 (34%)     max: 76 fps
Unigine Heaven 2.1 - high, Tesselation (normal), DirectX11 1280x1024
min: 112     avg: 114.5     median: 114 (51%)     max: 116 fps
SPECviewperf 11
Siemens NX 1920x1080 + NVIDIA Quadro M4000M
Siemens NX 1920x1080 + NVIDIA Quadro M3000M
Tcvis 1920x1080 + NVIDIA Quadro M4000M
Tcvis 1920x1080 + NVIDIA Quadro M3000M
SolidWorks 1920x1080 + NVIDIA Quadro M4000M
SolidWorks 1920x1080 + NVIDIA Quadro M3000M
Pro/ENGINEER 1920x1080 + NVIDIA Quadro M4000M
Pro/ENGINEER 1920x1080 + NVIDIA Quadro M3000M
Maya 1920x1080 + NVIDIA Quadro M4000M
Maya 1920x1080 + NVIDIA Quadro M3000M
Lightwave 1920x1080 + NVIDIA Quadro M4000M
Lightwave 1920x1080 + NVIDIA Quadro M3000M
Ensight 1920x1080 + NVIDIA Quadro M4000M
Ensight 1920x1080 + NVIDIA Quadro M3000M
Catia 1920x1080 + NVIDIA Quadro M4000M
Catia 1920x1080 + NVIDIA Quadro M3000M
SPECviewperf 12
Solidworks (sw-03) 1900x1060 + NVIDIA Quadro M4000M
Solidworks (sw-03) 1900x1060 + NVIDIA Quadro M3000M
Siemens NX (snx-02) 1900x1060 + NVIDIA Quadro M4000M
Siemens NX (snx-02) 1900x1060 + NVIDIA Quadro M3000M
Showcase (showcase-01) 1900x1060 + NVIDIA Quadro M4000M
Showcase (showcase-01) 1900x1060 + NVIDIA Quadro M3000M
Medical (medical-01) 1900x1060 + NVIDIA Quadro M4000M
Medical (medical-01) 1900x1060 + NVIDIA Quadro M3000M
Maya (maya-04) 1900x1060 + NVIDIA Quadro M4000M
Maya (maya-04) 1900x1060 + NVIDIA Quadro M3000M
Energy (energy-01) 1900x1060 + NVIDIA Quadro M4000M
Energy (energy-01) 1900x1060 + NVIDIA Quadro M3000M
Creo (creo-01) 1900x1060 + NVIDIA Quadro M4000M
Creo (creo-01) 1900x1060 + NVIDIA Quadro M3000M
Catia (catia-04) 1900x1060 + NVIDIA Quadro M4000M
Catia (catia-04) 1900x1060 + NVIDIA Quadro M3000M
Cinebench R10 Shading 32Bit + NVIDIA Quadro M3000M
Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 64Bit + NVIDIA Quadro M4000M
OpenGL 64Bit + NVIDIA Quadro M3000M
Cinebench R15
OpenGL 64Bit + NVIDIA Quadro M4000M
OpenGL 64Bit + NVIDIA Quadro M3000M
Ref. Match 64Bit + NVIDIA Quadro M4000M
Ref. Match 64Bit + NVIDIA Quadro M3000M
GFXBench 3.0 - Manhattan Offscreen OGL off screen
249.9 fps (45%)
GFXBench 3.0 - Manhattan Onscreen OGL on screen
42.6 fps (12%)
LuxMark v2.0 64Bit - Room GPUs-only
min: 1258     avg: 1273     median: 1273 (24%)     max: 1288 Samples/s
LuxMark v2.0 64Bit - Sala GPUs-only
min: 2234     avg: 2261     median: 2261 (21%)     max: 2288 Samples/s
ComputeMark v2.1 - Normal, Score 1024x600
5686 Points (20%)
4737 Points (17%)

Average Benchmarks NVIDIA Quadro M4000M → 100%

Average Benchmarks NVIDIA Quadro M3000M → 87%

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* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance
1 This benchmark is not used for the average calculation

low 1024x768
Quadro M3000M:
114.9  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
Quadro M4000M:
90  fps
78%
Quadro M3000M:
69.9  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
Quadro M4000M:
55  fps
73%
Quadro M3000M:
40.2  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
Quadro M4000M:
48  fps
70%
Quadro M3000M:
33.4  fps
4K 3840x2160
100%
Quadro M4000M:
20  fps
Quadro M4000M:
»
Quadro M3000M:
»
med. 1366x768
Quadro M3000M:
146.8  fps
high 1920x1080
Quadro M3000M:
76.8  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Quadro M3000M:
54.5  fps
4K 3840x2160
Quadro M3000M:
23.8  fps
Quadro M3000M:
»
med. 1366x768
Quadro M3000M:
85.6  fps
high 1920x1080
Quadro M3000M:
50.4  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Quadro M3000M:
43.7  fps
4K 3840x2160
Quadro M3000M:
17.8  fps
Quadro M3000M:
»
med. 1366x768
Quadro M3000M:
124.5  fps
high 1920x1080
Quadro M3000M:
59.4  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Quadro M3000M:
50.9  fps
4K 3840x2160
Quadro M3000M:
17.8  fps
Quadro M3000M:
»
Anno 2205

Anno 2205

2015
low 1024x768
Quadro M3000M:
179  fps
med. 1366x768
Quadro M3000M:
123  fps
high 1920x1080
Quadro M3000M:
58  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Quadro M3000M:
21  fps
Quadro M3000M:
»
low 1024x768
Quadro M3000M:
122.7  fps
med. 1366x768
Quadro M3000M:
73.1 74.6 ~ 74 fps
high 1920x1080
Quadro M3000M:
40.9 42.4 ~ 42 fps
ultra 1920x1080
Quadro M3000M:
22.1 22.5 ~ 22 fps
4K 3840x2160
Quadro M3000M:
14.1  fps
Quadro M3000M:
»
med. 1366x768
Quadro M3000M:
108.6  fps
high 1920x1080
Quadro M3000M:
89.6  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Quadro M3000M:
53.6  fps
4K 3840x2160
Quadro M3000M:
39.2  fps
Quadro M3000M:
»
GTA V

GTA V

2015
med. 1366x768
Quadro M3000M:
136.1  fps
high 1920x1080
Quadro M3000M:
69.1  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Quadro M3000M:
29.7  fps
4K 3840x2160
Quadro M3000M:
35.3  fps
Quadro M3000M:
»
F1 2014

F1 2014

2014
low 1024x768
Quadro M3000M:
122  fps
med. 1366x768
Quadro M3000M:
122  fps
high 1920x1080
Quadro M3000M:
122  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Quadro M3000M:
120  fps
Quadro M3000M:
»
low 1024x768
Quadro M3000M:
94  fps
med. 1366x768
Quadro M3000M:
87  fps
high 1920x1080
Quadro M3000M:
69  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Quadro M3000M:
45  fps
Quadro M3000M:
»
low 1280x720
Quadro M3000M:
200  fps
med. 1344x756
Quadro M3000M:
125  fps
high 1920x1080
Quadro M3000M:
68  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Quadro M3000M:
54  fps
Quadro M3000M:
»
low 1024x768
Quadro M3000M:
380  fps
med. 1366x768
Quadro M3000M:
186  fps
high 1920x1080
Quadro M3000M:
151  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Quadro M3000M:
81  fps
Quadro M3000M:
»
Thief

Thief

2014
med. 1366x768
Quadro M3000M:
88.6  fps
high 1366x768
Quadro M3000M:
77.4  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Quadro M3000M:
43.1  fps
Quadro M3000M:
»
low 1024x768
Quadro M3000M:
349  fps
med. 1366x768
Quadro M3000M:
271  fps
high 1366x768
Quadro M3000M:
217  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Quadro M3000M:
40  fps
Quadro M3000M:
»
low 1024x768
Quadro M3000M:
66  fps
med. 1366x768
Quadro M3000M:
66  fps
high 1366x768
Quadro M3000M:
57  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Quadro M3000M:
25  fps
Quadro M3000M:
»
med. 1366x768
Quadro M3000M:
124.5  fps
high 1366x768
Quadro M3000M:
82.9  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Quadro M3000M:
44.6  fps
Quadro M3000M:
»
low 1280x720
Quadro M3000M:
226.3  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
Quadro M4000M:
196  fps
91%
Quadro M3000M:
176 182.7 ~ 179 fps
high 1366x768
100%
Quadro M4000M:
181  fps
91%
Quadro M3000M:
163.8 166.7 ~ 165 fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
Quadro M4000M:
85  fps
82%
Quadro M3000M:
69.7 69.8 ~ 70 fps
Quadro M4000M:
»
Quadro M3000M:
»
med. 1366x768
Quadro M3000M:
255.1  fps
high 1366x768
Quadro M3000M:
185  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Quadro M3000M:
82.1  fps
Quadro M3000M:
»

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Average Gaming NVIDIA Quadro M3000M → 81%

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