NVIDIA GeForce 8700M GT SLI: specs and benchmarks



NVIDIA started GeForce 8700M GT SLI sales 18 September 2007. This is G8x architecture notebook card based on 80 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at office use. 1 GB of GDDR3 memory clocked at 0.8 GHz are supplied.

No additional power connector is required, and power consumption is at 58 Watt.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 1.94 percent of a leader's which is AMD Radeon R9 390 X2.

General info

Of GeForce 8700M GT SLI's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
Code name
Release date
18 September 2007

Technical specs

GeForce 8700M GT SLI's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of GeForce 8700M GT SLI's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
of 8192 (FirePro S9300 X2)
Core clock speed
625 MHz
Transistor count
578 Million
of 21100
Manufacturing process technology
80 nm
of 12
Power consumption (TDP)
58 Watt
of 900 (Tesla S2050)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce 8700M GT SLI's compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For notebook video cards it's notebook size, connection slot and bus, if the video card is inserted into a slot instead of being soldered to the notebook motherboard.
Laptop size

Memory specs

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce 8700M GT SLI: 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
1 GB
of 32 (Tesla M10)
Memory bus width
128 Bit
of 8192 (FirePro S9300 X2)
Memory clock speed
800 MHz
Shared memory


Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce 8700M GT SLI. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
PCI-E 16x
Gigathread technology
PowerMizer 7.0

API support

APIs supported by GeForce 8700M GT SLI, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX 10, Shader 4.0

Video card benchmarks performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce 8700M GT SLI. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
3DMark Vantage Performance
Games benchmarked by notebookcheck.net
Crysis - GPU Benchmark (2007)
high / 768p

Relative perfomance

Overall GeForce 8700M GT SLI performance compared to its nearest competitors. All GPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to GeForce 8700M GT SLI from AMD is Radeon HD 8280, which is slower by 1%. and lower by position 2

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