NVIDIA GeForce 6800 Ultra: specs and benchmarks

NVIDIA GeForce 6800 Ultra


NVIDIA started GeForce 6800 Ultra sales 26 July 2004 at a recommended price of $499. This is Curie architecture desktop card based on 130 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 256 MB of GDDR3 memory clocked at 1.1 GHz are supplied, and together with 256 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 35.2 GB / s.

Compatibility-wise, this is Dual-slot card attached via PCIe 1.0 x16 interface. Its manufacturer default version has a length of 197 mm. 1x 6-pin power connector is required, and power consumption is at 81 Watt.

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General info

Of GeForce 6800 Ultra's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
not rated
Code name
Release date
26 July 2004
Launch price (MSRP)

Technical specs

GeForce 6800 Ultra's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of GeForce 6800 Ultra's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Core clock speed
425 MHz
Transistor count
222 million
Manufacturing process technology
130 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
81 Watt
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate
6.8 GTexel / s

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce 6800 Ultra's compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop video cards it's interface and bus (motherboard compatibility), additional power connectors (power supply compatibility).
PCIe 1.0 x16
197 mm
Supplementary power connectors
1x 6-pin


Parameters of memory installed on GeForce 6800 Ultra: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors don't have dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM.
Memory type
Maximum RAM amount
256 MB
Memory bus width
256 Bit
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Memory clock speed
1100 MHz
Memory bandwidth
35.2 GB / s
of 1024 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce 6800 Ultra.
Display Connectors
2x DVI, 1x S-Video

API support

APIs supported by GeForce 6800 Ultra, sometimes including their particular versions.
9.0c (9_3)

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce 6800 Ultra. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.



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