NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GT Mac Edition: specs and benchmarks

NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GT Mac Edition

Summary

NVIDIA started GeForce 8600 GT Mac Edition sales 17 April 2007 at a recommended price of $159. This is Tesla architecture desktop card based on 80 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 128 MB of GDDR3 memory clocked at 1.5 GHz are supplied, and together with 128 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 24 GB / s.

Compatibility-wise, this is Single-slot card attached via PCIe 1.0 x16 interface. Its manufacturer default version has a length of 170 mm. No additional power connector is required, and power consumption is at 47 Watt.

We have no data on GeForce 8600 GT Mac Edition benchmark results.

General info

Of GeForce 8600 GT Mac Edition'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
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$159
 

Technical specs

GeForce 8600 GT Mac Edition'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 GT Mac Edition's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
32
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Core clock speed
600 MHz
 
Transistor count
289 million
 
Manufacturing process technology
80 nm
 
Power consumption (TDP)
47 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate
9.6 GTexel / s
 
Floating-point performance
92.8 gflops
 
of 2918.4 (GRID K340)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce 8600 GT Mac Edition'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
 
Length
170 mm
 
Supplementary power connectors
None
 

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce 8600 GT Mac Edition: 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
GDDR3
 
Maximum RAM amount
128 MB
 
Memory bus width
128 Bit
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Memory clock speed
1500 MHz
 
Memory bandwidth
24 GB / s
 
of 1024 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce 8600 GT Mac Edition.
Display Connectors
2x DVI
 

API support

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

Other GPUs

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