Quadro_M4000
Nvidia Quadro M4000

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3.5
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How well can the Quadro M4000 run games
4 Jul 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

This graphics card offers upper mid level gaming performance. The Quadro M4000 GPU could struggle if it was to try and run the most demanding games available today, but it meets a lot of game system requirements found in today’s games. This card meets game requirements up to DirectX 12.

This PC hardware performance game review for the Quadro M4000 graphics card, when running 2020 more popular games, lets us see what type of FPS this card gets when playing at 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen resolutions and ultra settings. This card runs recommended graphics requirements of 115 games from the top 1000 most demanding games being played today.

A Quadro M4000 card at 1080p is predicted to see a playable frame rate when running Horizon: Zero Dawn on Ultra - 32 FPS. Lets look at the performance its getting on Call of Duty Warzone which is 27 FPS. To add a bit more variety lets see how the popular Death Stranding is predicted to perform on this hardware, which gets a playable 32 FPS.

Next up we increase screen res tests to accommodate the growing in popularity 1440p screen size. So we researched the upcoming Horizon: Zero Dawn to predict how the Quadro M4000 would deal with it. Our research revealed a weak series of FPS results across these graphics presets - Low: 64 FPS, Medium: 51 FPS, High: 34 FPS and Ultra: 24 FPS. Next we looked at Call of Duty Warzone which was weak with a 21 FPS at Ultra 1440p. And finally looked at Death Stranding that we predict will get an Ultra 1440p FPS of 24. 1440p gaming on the Quadro M4000 is likely in need of some graphical option tweaks when trying to play modern games.

How many years will the Quadro M4000 graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Quadro M4000 in your PC? Its time to start researching your next graphics card upgrade as the Quadro M4000 is failing to meet modern day gaming system requirements. A gpu AAA lifespan of around 6-12 months.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Quadro M4000? Are you looking to upgrade a Quadro M4000? Then we would suggest getting a 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB, as it can run 861 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today with 73% increased graphics performance. An alternative great upgrade graphics card would be a RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB, which has 39% better performance and can run 801 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today.
FPS System Benchmark
45 FPS
High
The Quadro M4000 was released on 29 Jun 2015

Quadro M4000 Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

Nvidia PC game performance check Quadro M4000
GPU
Architecture
Maxwell GM204-200-A1
Process
28nm
TMUs
104
Texture Rate
80 GTexel/s
ROPs
56
Pixel Rate
43 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units (Cuda Cores)
1664
Ray Tracing Cores
Tensor Cores
-
Driver Support
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Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.1
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.5
Resolution (WxH)
4096x2160
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
8192 MB
Memory Speed
1502 MHz
Memory Bus
256 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
192.3GB/sec
L2 Cache
1792KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
0
HDMI Connection
0
DisplayPort Connection
4
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
773 MHz
Power
Max Power
120 Watts
PSU
450 Watt & 30 Amps
Power Connector
1x 6-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
2560 x 1440
GPU Upgrade
Resolution Performance
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
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Quadro M4000 Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
Quadro M4000 is a Professional Graphics Card based on the first revision of the Maxwell architecture.


Architecture
Quadro M4000 Features a GPU Codenamed GM204-200-A1 which is a Second Gen Maxwell GPU and was used on the GeForce GTX 970.
It has 13 Stream Multiprocessors activated and offers 1664 Shader Processing Units, 104 TMUs and 56 ROPs.


GPU
The central unit runs at 773MHz.


Memory: Speed
The GPU is equipped with fast GDDR5 and Accesses the Frame Buffer through a 192+64 bit Memory Interface. The Memory Clock Operates at 1502MHz.


Memory: Frame Buffer
The GPU can fill up a Memory Pool of up to 8GB.


Power Consumption
With a rated board TDP of 120W, it requires at least a 450W PSU and one available 6-pin connector.


Performance
Quadro M4000 is underclocked when compared to GeForce GTX 970 and does not benefit from the GeForce Driver Optimizations.
As a result, Quadro M4000's Performance stands somewhere between GeForce GTX 960 & GeForce GTX 970.


System Suggestions
Quadro M4000 is best suited for resolutions up to and including 2560x1440. We recommend a Performance Processor and 8GB of RAM for Optimal Performance.


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Quadro M4000 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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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Cyberpunk 2077 12% 77%
Hyper Scape 41% 20%
Horizon: Zero Dawn 5% 29%
Call of Duty Warzone 30% 29%
Valorant 95% 87%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 20% 77%
Grand Theft Auto VI 20% 97%
Death Stranding 22% 36%
Doom Eternal 31% 31%
TrackMania Nations Remake 85% 80%
Quadro M4000 Extras
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