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Gaming Performance Comparison

Recommended System Requirements
Game Quadro NVS 300 GeForce 4 MX 440
Cyberpunk 2077 4550% 9726%
Hitman 3 5949% 12683%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 4153% 8887%
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War 4015% 8596%
FIFA 21 2246% 4857%
Grand Theft Auto VI 6443% 13726%
Far Cry 6 6628% 14117%
Genshin Impact 4550% 9726%
World of Warcraft: Shadowlands 6567% 13987%
Battlefield 6 5949% 12683%

In terms of overall gaming performance, the graphical capabilities of the Nvidia Quadro NVS 300 are massively better than the Nvidia GeForce 4 MX 440.

The Quadro NVS 300 was released over three years more recently than the 4 MX, and so the Quadro NVS 300 is likely to have far better driver support, meaning it will be much more optimized and ultimately superior to the 4 MX when running the latest games.

Both GPUs exhibit very poor performance, so rather than upgrading from one to the other you should consider looking at more powerful GPUs. Neither of these will be able to run the latest games in any playable way.

The Quadro NVS 300 has 384 MB more video memory than the 4 MX, so is likely to be slightly better at displaying game textures at higher resolutions. This is supported by the fact that the Quadro NVS 300 also has superior memory performance overall.

The Quadro NVS 300 has 9.4 GB/sec greater memory bandwidth than the 4 MX, which means that the memory performance of the Quadro NVS 300 is marginally better than the 4 MX.

The Quadro NVS 300 has 16 Shader Processing Units and the GeForce 4 MX 440 has 2. However, the actual shader performance of the Quadro NVS 300 is 22 and the actual shader performance of the 4 MX is 1. The Quadro NVS 300 having 21 better shader performance and an altogether better performance when taking into account other relevant data means that the Quadro NVS 300 delivers a marginally smoother and more efficient experience when processing graphical data than the 4 MX.

The Quadro NVS 300 requires 18 Watts to run but there is no entry for the GeForce 4 MX 440. We would recommend a PSU with at least 350 Watts for the Quadro NVS 300.

Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GPU Architecture

Core Speed589 MHzvs275 MHz
Boost Clock-vs-
OC Potential - vs -
Driver Support - vs -
Release Date01 Dec 2010vs06 Feb 2002
GPU LinkGD LinkGD Link

GPU Memory

Memory512 MBvs128 MB
Memory Speed790 MHzvs200 MHz
Memory Bus64 Bitvs128 Bit
Memory TypeDDR3vsDDR
Memory Bandwidth12.6GB/secvs3.2GB/sec
L2 Cache - vs -
Delta Color Compression no vs no
Memory Performance 0% green tick vs green tick 0%

GPU Display

Shader Processing Units16vs2
Actual Shader Performance1%vs0%
Texture Mapping Units-vs-
Texture Rate-vs-
Render Output Units-vs-
Pixel Rate-vs-

GPU Outputs

Max Digital Resolution (WxH)2560x1600vs1600x1200
VGA Connections2vs1
DVI Connections2vs1
HDMI Connections0vs0
DisplayPort Connections-vs-

GPU Power Requirements

Max Power18 Watts-
Recommended PSU350 Watts-

GPU Features

Shader Model4.1vs-
Open GL3.3vs1.2
Open CL-vs-
Notebook GPUnono

GPU Supporting Hardware

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GPU Mini Review

Mini ReviewThe NVIDIA® NVS™ 300 high resolution, multi-display business graphics solution, designed for small and standard form factor systems, delivers reliable hardware and software for a stable business environment. Tested on leading business applications, NVS 300 is capable of driving two VGA, single link DVI, DisplayPort or HDMI displays. With NVIDIA Mosaic™ and NVIDIA nView® technologies built in, you can span and efficiently manage your entire Windows desktop across multiple displays. GeForce4 MX 440 is part of the GeForce4 GPUS released by NVIDIA in 2002. Only compatible with DirectX 7 or less and with a max memory of 128 MB, it can't play today's games. Still, games before 2003 should be fully playable at max settings....
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