NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GS: specs and benchmarks

NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GS

Summary

NVIDIA started GeForce 8600 GS sales 17 April 2007. This is Tesla architecture desktop card based on 80 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 512 MB of DDR2 memory clocked at 0.8 GHz are supplied, and together with 128 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 12.8 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is Single-slot card attached via PCIe 1.0 x16 interface. No additional power connector is required, and power consumption is at 47 Watt.

We have no data on GeForce 8600 GS benchmark results.

General info

Of GeForce 8600 GS's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
not rated
 
Architecture
Tesla
 
Code name
G84
 
Type
Desktop
 
Release date
17 April 2007
 

Technical specs

GeForce 8600 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 8600 GS's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
16
 
of 10752 (GA102)
Core clock speed
540 MHz
 
Transistor count
289 million
 
Manufacturing process technology
80 nm
 
Power consumption (TDP)
47 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate
4.320
 
Floating-point performance
38.08 gflops
 

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce 8600 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
 
Supplementary power connectors
None
 

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce 8600 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
512 MB
 
of 8192 (Radeon RX 480)
Memory bus width
128 Bit
 
of 6144 (GRID A100A)
Memory clock speed
800 MHz
 
Memory bandwidth
12.8 GB/s
 
of 1024 (Radeon VII)

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce 8600 GS. As a rule, this section is relevant only for desktop reference video cards, since for notebook ones the availability of certain video outputs depends on the laptop model.
Display Connectors
1x DVI, 1x VGA, 1x S-Video
 

API support

APIs supported by GeForce 8600 GS, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
11.1 (10_0)
 
OpenGL
3.3
 

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce 8600 GS. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Passmark

106

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to GeForce 8600 GS from AMD is Radeon E2400.

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