NVIDIA Quadro M500M videocard review

Quadro M500M videocard released by NVIDIA; release date: 27 April 2016. The videocard is designed for mobile workstation-computers and based on Maxwell microarchitecture codenamed GM108.

Core clock speed - 1029 MHz. Boost clock speed - 1124 MHz. Texture fill rate - 17.98 GTexel / s. Pipelines - 384. Floating-point performance - 863.2 gflops. Manufacturing process technology - 28 nm. Power consumption (TDP) - 30 Watt.

Memory type: GDDR3. Maximum RAM amount - 2 GB. Memory bus width - 64 Bit. Memory clock speed - 1800 MHz. Memory bandwidth - 14.4 GB / s. Shared memory - 0.

Benchmarks

PassMark
G3D Mark
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
21103
1052
PassMark
G2D Mark
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
1085
348
Geekbench
OpenCL
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
401222
5979
GFXBench 4.0
Car Chase Offscreen
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
29100 Frames
2174 Frames
GFXBench 4.0
Car Chase Offscreen
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
29100.000 Fps
2174.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0
Manhattan
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
20062 Frames
1729 Frames
GFXBench 4.0
Manhattan
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
20062.000 Fps
1729.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0
T-Rex
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
32085 Frames
3122 Frames
GFXBench 4.0
T-Rex
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
32085.000 Fps
3122.000 Fps
Name Value
PassMark - G3D Mark 1052
PassMark - G2D Mark 348
Geekbench - OpenCL 5979
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen 2174 Frames
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen 2174.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan 1729 Frames
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan 1729.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex 3122 Frames
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex 3122.000 Fps

Games performance

Overwatch (2016)

Low, 1280x72049.10
Medium, 1366x76828.30
High, 1920x108022.20

Rise of the Tomb Raider (2016)

Low, 1024x76830.30
Medium, 1366x76818.60
High, 1920x108010.40

Rainbow Six Siege (2015)

Low, 1024x76856.15
Medium, 1366x76835.30
High, 1920x108019.70
Ultra, 1920x108012.50

Star Wars Battlefront (2015)

Low, 1024x76856.50
Medium, 1366x76833.30
High, 1920x108015.20
Ultra, 1920x108013.00

The Witcher 3 (2015)

Low, 1024x76829.75
Medium, 1366x76818.40
High, 1920x108010.05

Dirt Rally (2015)

Low, 1024x76882.60
Medium, 1366x76832.80
High, 1920x108019.50
Ultra, 1920x108012.70

Thief (2014)

Low, 1024x76834.35
Medium, 1366x76823.15
High, 1366x76818.85
Ultra, 1920x10809.40

Total War: Rome II (2013)

Low, 1024x76862.60
Medium, 1366x76848.10
High, 1366x76842.30
Ultra, 1920x108010.50

Metro: Last Light (2013)

Low, 1024x76848.90
Medium, 1366x76838.30
High, 1366x76822.90
Ultra, 1920x108011.60

BioShock Infinite (2013)

Low, 1280x72089.90
Medium, 1366x76850.20
High, 1366x76840.50
Ultra, 1920x108013.80

StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm (2013)

Low, 1024x768217.50
Medium, 1366x76893.60
High, 1366x76848.70
Ultra, 1920x108024.20

Tomb Raider (2013)

Low, 1024x768137.80
Medium, 1366x76862.70
High, 1366x76834.40
Ultra, 1920x108017.30

Specifications (specs)

Essentials

Architecture Maxwell
Code name GM108
Launch date 27 April 2016
Place in performance rating 829
Type Mobile workstation

Technical info

Boost clock speed 1124 MHz
Core clock speed 1029 MHz
Floating-point performance 863.2 gflops
Manufacturing process technology 28 nm
Pipelines 384
Texture fill rate 17.98 GTexel / s
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 30 Watt

Video outputs and ports

Display Connectors No outputs

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Interface MXM-A (3.0)
Laptop size large
Supplementary power connectors None

API support

DirectX 12
OpenGL 4.5
Shader Model 5.0

Memory

Maximum RAM amount 2 GB
Memory bandwidth 14.4 GB / s
Memory bus width 64 Bit
Memory clock speed 1800 MHz
Memory type GDDR3
Shared memory 0

Technologies

nView Display Management
Optimus