NVIDIA Quadro M5500 vs NVIDIA Quadro 3000M vs NVIDIA Quadro M4000M

NVIDIA Quadro M5500

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The Nvidia Quadro M5500 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 2048 shader cores activated and is manufactured in 28 nm at TSMC. Therefore, the GPU is similar to the consumer Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 (Notebook). Compared to the slower and less power hungry Quadro M5000M, the M5500 offers 512 more shaders which should result in 30-40% more performance according to Nvidia.

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.

Using CUDA (Compute Capability 5.2) or OpenCL 1.2, the cores of the Quadro M5000M can be used for general calculations.

The power consumption of the Quadro M5000M is rated at the same TGP of 150 Watt. Therefore, the card is suited for very large notebooks with 17-inch displays or greater.

The first laptop with the M5500 in it is the MSI WT72 Workstation.

NVIDIA Quadro 3000M

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The NVIDIA Quadro 3000M is a professional workstation graphics card based on the Fermi architecture (probably GF104 like the GeForce GTX 470M). Compared to the 5010M, the 3000M does not support ECC memory and DP floating point calculations.

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

The shader / CUDA cores can be accessed using DirectX 11, OpenGL 4.1 for graphic rendering and DirectCompute, OpenCL, AXE, and CUDA for general purpose calculations. Due to the new Fermi core, the 3000M should offer a high performance in general purpose calculations.

Furthermore, the Nvidia Quadro 3000M is compatible with the new stereoscopic solution by Nvidia called: NVIDIA 3D Vision Pro.

To automatically switch between the processor graphics card and the Quadro, the 3000M supports Nvidia Optimus (if the laptop vendor chooses to integrate it).

As the GeForce GTX 470M, the Quadro 3000M is specified at 75 Watt TDP and therefore only suited for large laptops with 17 inch displays.

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 M5500NVIDIA Quadro 3000MNVIDIA Quadro M4000M
ManufacturerNVIDIANVIDIANVIDIA
Quadro M Series
Quadro M5500 2048 @ 1139 - 1140 (Boost) MHz256 Bit @ 6606 MHz
Quadro M5000M 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 1024 @ 694 - 1038 (Boost) MHz128 Bit @ 5508 MHz
Quadro M1200 640 @ 991 - 1150 (Boost) MHz128 Bit @ 5000 MHz
Quadro M2000M 640 @ 1038 - 1197 (Boost) MHz128 Bit @ 5000 MHz
Quadro M1000M 512 @ 993 - 1072 (Boost) MHz128 Bit @ 5000 MHz
Quadro M620 512 @ 1018 MHz128 Bit @ 5012 MHz
Quadro 5010M 384 @ 450 MHz256 Bit @ 1300 MHz
Quadro 4000M 336 @ 475 MHz256 Bit @ 1200 MHz
Quadro M520 384 @ 756 - 1019 (Boost) MHz64 Bit
Quadro M600M 384 @ 837 - 876 (Boost) MHz128 Bit @ 5012 MHz
Quadro M500M 384 @ 1029 - 1124 (Boost) MHz64 Bit @ 4004 MHz
Quadro 5000M 320 @ 405 MHz256 Bit @ 1200 MHz
Quadro 3000M 240 @ 450 MHz256 Bit @ 625 MHz
Quadro 2000M 192 @ 550 MHz128 Bit @ 900 MHz
Quadro 1000M 96 @ 700 MHz128 Bit @ 900 MHz
Quadro M5500 2048 @ 1139 - 1140 (Boost) MHz256 Bit @ 6606 MHz
Quadro M5000M 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 1024 @ 694 - 1038 (Boost) MHz128 Bit @ 5508 MHz
Quadro M1200 640 @ 991 - 1150 (Boost) MHz128 Bit @ 5000 MHz
Quadro M2000M 640 @ 1038 - 1197 (Boost) MHz128 Bit @ 5000 MHz
Quadro M1000M 512 @ 993 - 1072 (Boost) MHz128 Bit @ 5000 MHz
Quadro M620 512 @ 1018 MHz128 Bit @ 5012 MHz
Quadro 5010M 384 @ 450 MHz256 Bit @ 1300 MHz
Quadro 4000M 336 @ 475 MHz256 Bit @ 1200 MHz
Quadro M520 384 @ 756 - 1019 (Boost) MHz64 Bit
Quadro M600M 384 @ 837 - 876 (Boost) MHz128 Bit @ 5012 MHz
Quadro M500M 384 @ 1029 - 1124 (Boost) MHz64 Bit @ 4004 MHz
Quadro 5000M 320 @ 405 MHz256 Bit @ 1200 MHz
Quadro 3000M 240 @ 450 MHz256 Bit @ 625 MHz
Quadro 2000M 192 @ 550 MHz128 Bit @ 900 MHz
Quadro 1000M 96 @ 700 MHz128 Bit @ 900 MHz
Quadro M5500 2048 @ 1139 - 1140 (Boost) MHz256 Bit @ 6606 MHz
Quadro M5000M 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 1024 @ 694 - 1038 (Boost) MHz128 Bit @ 5508 MHz
Quadro M1200 640 @ 991 - 1150 (Boost) MHz128 Bit @ 5000 MHz
Quadro M2000M 640 @ 1038 - 1197 (Boost) MHz128 Bit @ 5000 MHz
Quadro M1000M 512 @ 993 - 1072 (Boost) MHz128 Bit @ 5000 MHz
Quadro M620 512 @ 1018 MHz128 Bit @ 5012 MHz
Quadro 5010M 384 @ 450 MHz256 Bit @ 1300 MHz
Quadro 4000M 336 @ 475 MHz256 Bit @ 1200 MHz
Quadro M520 384 @ 756 - 1019 (Boost) MHz64 Bit
Quadro M600M 384 @ 837 - 876 (Boost) MHz128 Bit @ 5012 MHz
Quadro M500M 384 @ 1029 - 1124 (Boost) MHz64 Bit @ 4004 MHz
Quadro 5000M 320 @ 405 MHz256 Bit @ 1200 MHz
Quadro 3000M 240 @ 450 MHz256 Bit @ 625 MHz
Quadro 2000M 192 @ 550 MHz128 Bit @ 900 MHz
Quadro 1000M 96 @ 700 MHz128 Bit @ 900 MHz
ArchitectureMaxwellFermiMaxwell
2048 - 240 - 1280 -
Core1139 - 1140 (Boost) MHz450 MHz975 - 1013 (Boost) MHz
Memory6606 MHz625 MHz5012 MHz
Bus256 Bit256 Bit256 Bit
MemoryGDDR5GDDR5GDDR5
Max. Memory8192 MB2048 MB4096 MB
nonono
DirectXDirectX 12 (FL 12_1)DirectX 11, 5.0DirectX 12_1, 5.0
Transistors5200 Million5200 Million
Technology28 nm40 nm28 nm
FeaturesCUDA, 3D Vision, PhysX, GeForce Experience, Surround, GameStream, GPU Boost 2.0, Adaptive Vertical Sync, G-SYNC, SLIOpenGl 4.1, FP32Optimus, PhysX, 3D Vision Pro, nView, Optimus
Size
Introduced04.04.2016 22.02.2011 02.10.2015
CodenameFermi
Shader900 MHz
Manufacturerhttp://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
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Graphics 1280x720
49204 Points (27%)
3DMark - Fire Strike Score 1920x1080
6937 Points (26%)
3DMark - Fire Strike Graphics 1920x1080
7723 Points (19%)
3DMark - Ice Storm Standard Graphics 1280x720
218874 Points (29%)
3DMark 11 - Performance 1280x720
14413 points (41%)
1742 points (5%)
min: 9042     avg: 9295.5     median: 9295 (27%)     max: 9549 points
3DMark 11 - Performance GPU 1280x720
1539 points (3%)
10259 points (20%)
3DMark Vantage
P Result 1280x1024 + NVIDIA Quadro 3000M
P GPU no PhysX 1280x1024 + NVIDIA Quadro 3000M
3DMark 06 Standard 1280x1024 + NVIDIA Quadro 3000M
SPECviewperf 11
Siemens NX 1920x1080 + NVIDIA Quadro 3000M
Siemens NX 1920x1080 + NVIDIA Quadro M4000M
Tcvis 1920x1080 + NVIDIA Quadro 3000M
Tcvis 1920x1080 + NVIDIA Quadro M4000M
SolidWorks 1920x1080 + NVIDIA Quadro 3000M
SolidWorks 1920x1080 + NVIDIA Quadro M4000M
Pro/ENGINEER 1920x1080 + NVIDIA Quadro 3000M
Pro/ENGINEER 1920x1080 + NVIDIA Quadro M4000M
Maya 1920x1080 + NVIDIA Quadro 3000M
Maya 1920x1080 + NVIDIA Quadro M4000M
Lightwave 1920x1080 + NVIDIA Quadro 3000M
Lightwave 1920x1080 + NVIDIA Quadro M4000M
Ensight 1920x1080 + NVIDIA Quadro 3000M
Ensight 1920x1080 + NVIDIA Quadro M4000M
Catia 1920x1080 + NVIDIA Quadro 3000M
Catia 1920x1080 + NVIDIA Quadro M4000M
SPECviewperf 12
Solidworks (sw-03) 1900x1060 + NVIDIA Quadro M5500
Solidworks (sw-03) 1900x1060 + NVIDIA Quadro M4000M
Siemens NX (snx-02) 1900x1060 + NVIDIA Quadro M5500
Siemens NX (snx-02) 1900x1060 + NVIDIA Quadro M4000M
Showcase (showcase-01) 1900x1060 + NVIDIA Quadro M5500
Showcase (showcase-01) 1900x1060 + NVIDIA Quadro M4000M
Medical (medical-01) 1900x1060 + NVIDIA Quadro M5500
Medical (medical-01) 1900x1060 + NVIDIA Quadro M4000M
Maya (maya-04) 1900x1060 + NVIDIA Quadro M5500
Maya (maya-04) 1900x1060 + NVIDIA Quadro M4000M
Energy (energy-01) 1900x1060 + NVIDIA Quadro M5500
Energy (energy-01) 1900x1060 + NVIDIA Quadro M4000M
Creo (creo-01) 1900x1060 + NVIDIA Quadro M5500
Creo (creo-01) 1900x1060 + NVIDIA Quadro M4000M
Catia (catia-04) 1900x1060 + NVIDIA Quadro M5500
Catia (catia-04) 1900x1060 + NVIDIA Quadro M4000M
Cinebench R10 Shading 32Bit + NVIDIA Quadro 3000M
Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 64Bit + NVIDIA Quadro 3000M
OpenGL 64Bit + NVIDIA Quadro M4000M
Cinebench R15
OpenGL 64Bit + NVIDIA Quadro M5500
OpenGL 64Bit + NVIDIA Quadro M4000M
Ref. Match 64Bit + NVIDIA Quadro M4000M
ComputeMark v2.1 - Normal, Score 1024x600
5686 Points (20%)

Average Benchmarks NVIDIA Quadro M5500 → 100%

Average Benchmarks NVIDIA Quadro 3000M → 94%

Average Benchmarks NVIDIA Quadro M4000M → 180%

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med. 1366x768
Quadro M4000M:
90  fps
high 1920x1080
Quadro M4000M:
55  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Quadro M4000M:
48  fps
4K 3840x2160
Quadro M4000M:
20  fps
Quadro M4000M:
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med. 1366x768
Quadro M4000M:
196  fps
high 1366x768
Quadro M4000M:
181  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Quadro M4000M:
85  fps
Quadro M4000M:
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Fifa 11

Fifa 11

2010
high 1360x768
Quadro 3000M:
206.2  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Quadro 3000M:
127.3  fps
Quadro 3000M:
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med. 1360x768
Quadro 3000M:
53.8  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Quadro 3000M:
11.5  fps
Quadro 3000M:
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Risen

Risen

2009
med. 1024x768
Quadro 3000M:
66.7  fps
high 1366x768
Quadro 3000M:
39.6  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Quadro 3000M:
30.4  fps
Quadro 3000M:
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Need for Speed Shift

Need for Speed Shift

2009
med. 1024x768
Quadro 3000M:
104.8  fps
high 1366x768
Quadro 3000M:
70.9  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Quadro 3000M:
43.3  fps
Quadro 3000M:
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Colin McRae: DIRT 2

Colin McRae: DIRT 2

2009
med. 1024x768
Quadro 3000M:
113.5  fps
high 1360x768
Quadro 3000M:
71.4  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Quadro 3000M:
40  fps
Quadro 3000M:
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Anno 1404

Anno 1404

2009
low 1024x768
Quadro 3000M:
187.6  fps
ultra 1280x1024
Quadro 3000M:
52.4  fps
Quadro 3000M:
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