Quadro_K420
Nvidia Quadro K420

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How well can the Quadro K420 run games
20 Feb 2021 - Graphics card reviewed

The Quadro K420 is a very low performing piece of gaming hardware and can probably only run indie system requirements. This card meets game requirements up to DirectX 11.

How many years will the Quadro K420 graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Quadro K420 in your PC? This Quadro K420 graphics card has reached the end of its ability to run games released today. If you have it in your gaming PC then it’s time to upgrade your graphics solution.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Quadro K420? A good upgrade choice for this graphics card today would be the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB. For comparison of the 1000 most demanding games around today this suggested upgrade is 1367% better and can meet 800 of their recommended requirements. Alternatively if you are thinking of upgrading this graphics card then we would currently suggest the R-500 Series Radeon RX 580 8GB. This PC hardware upgrade performs 1097% better and can run 718 of today’s 1000 most demanding PC games.
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The Quadro K420 is released on 22 Jul 2014

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Nvidia PC game performance check Quadro K420
GPU
Architecture
Kepler GK107-301-A2
Process
28nm
TMUs
32
Texture Rate
28 GTexel/s
ROPs
16
Pixel Rate
14 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units (Cuda Cores)
192
Ray Tracing Cores
Tensor Cores
-
Driver Support
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Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.0
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.5
Resolution (WxH)
4096x2160
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
1024 MB
Memory Speed
900 MHz
Memory Bus
128 Bit
Memory Type
DDR3
Memory Bandwidth
28.8GB/sec
L2 Cache
256KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
1
HDMI Connection
0
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
876 MHz
Power
Max Power
41 Watts
PSU
350 Watt & 23 Amps
Power Connector
None
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
1366 x 768
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Quadro K420 Game Requirement Analysis

Quadro K420 is an entry-level professional card based on the 28nm, Kepler architecture.


It's based on the Kepler GK107 GPU and offers 192 Shader Processing Units, 32 TMUs and 16 ROPs, on a 128-bit memory interface of standard DDR3. The central unit runs at 876MHz and the memory clock operates at up to 900MHz. It has a L2 Cache of 256KB and a rated board TDP of 41 Watts.


Despite exhibiting similarities to GeForce GT 720, due to being under-clocked and because Quadro K420's drivers are only certified for professional applications only, its gaming performance is only slightly above GeForce GT 720.


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Quadro K420 vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Graphics Card
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RAM
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