NVIDIA GeForce 8400 GS: specs and benchmarks

NVIDIA GeForce 8400 GS

Summary

NVIDIA started GeForce 8400 GS sales 17 April 2007 at a recommended price of $29.99 . This is Tesla architecture desktop card based on 80 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at office use. 0.3 GB of DDR2 memory clocked at 0.8 GHz are supplied, and together with 64 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 6.4 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is 1-slot card attached via PCIe 1.0 x16 interface. No additional power connector is required, and power consumption is at 40 Watt.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 0.71 percent of a leader's which is AMD Radeon R9 390 X2.

General info

Of GeForce 8400 GS's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Perfomance to price
5.26
 
Architecture
Tesla
 
Code name
G86
 
Type
Desktop
 
Release date
17 April 2007
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$29.99
 
of 14999 (Quadro Plex 7000)
Price
$39.99
 
of 4762.99 (Quadro P6000)

Technical specs

GeForce 8400 GS's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of GeForce 8400 GS's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
16
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Core clock speed
459 MHz
 
Transistor count
210 million
 
of 21100
Manufacturing process technology
80 nm
 
of 12
Power consumption (TDP)
40 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate
3.6 billion/sec
 
of 512 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Floating-point performance
29.376 gflops
 
of 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce 8400 GS'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).
Interface
PCIe 1.0 x16
 
Width
1-slot
 
Supplementary power connectors
None
 

Memory specs

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce 8400 GS: 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
DDR2
 
Maximum RAM amount
0.3 GB
 
of 32
Standard memory config per GPU
256 MB
 
Memory bus width
64 Bit
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Memory clock speed
800 MHz
 
of 11408 (TITAN Xp)
Memory bandwidth
6.4 GB/s
 
of 1024 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce 8400 GS.
Display Connectors
1x DVI, 1x VGA, 1x S-Video
 

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce 8400 GS. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
CUDA
1.1
 
SLI
+
 

API support

APIs supported by GeForce 8400 GS, sometimes including their particular versions.
OpenGL
2.1
 

Video card benchmarks performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce 8400 GS. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
0.70
 
 
Passmark
113
 
 

Relative perfomance

Overall GeForce 8400 GS performance compared to its nearest competitors. All GPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to GeForce 8400 GS from AMD is FireMV 2250, which is slower by 10% and lower by 14 positions in our rating.

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