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Nvidia Quadro K420

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How well can the Quadro K420 run games
2 Aug 2020 - 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? If you want an upgrade suggestion for the Quadro K420 then a good choice would be 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB as this is better than 852 of the top 1000 most demanding game requirements with 1367% better performance as well. Alternatively a good choice when looking to upgrade the Quadro K420 would be the R-500 Series Radeon RX 580 8GB which meets 789 of the 1000 top game’s recommended system requirements and has 1097% better performance.
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The Quadro K420 was released on 22 Jul 2014

Quadro K420 Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

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
11GB
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