NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTS 640: specs and benchmarks

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NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTS 640
NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTS 640
  • Interface PCIe 1.0 x16
  • Core clock speed 513 MHz
  • Max video memory 640 MB
  • Memory type GDDR3
  • Memory clock speed 1584 MHz
  • Maximum resolution
Year of release 2006


NVIDIA started GeForce 8800 GTS 640 sales 8 November 2006 at a recommended price of $449. This is Tesla architecture desktop card based on 90 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 640 MB of GDDR3 memory clocked at 1.58 GHz are supplied, and together with 320 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 63.36 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is dual-slot card attached via PCIe 1.0 x16 interface. Its manufacturer default version has a length of 267 mm. 1x 6-pin power connector is required, and power consumption is at 143 Watt.

We have no data on GeForce 8800 GTS 640 benchmark results.

General info

Of GeForce 8800 GTS 640's architecture, market segment and release date.

Place in performance ratingnot rated
ArchitectureTesla (2006−2010)
GPU code nameG80
Market segmentDesktop
Release date8 November 2006 (15 years ago)
Launch price (MSRP)$449
Current price$254 (0.6x MSRP)of 49999 (A100 SXM4)

Technical specs

GeForce 8800 GTS 640's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU base clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of GeForce 8800 GTS 640's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.

Pipelines / CUDA cores96of 18432 (AD102)
Core clock speed513 MHzof 2610 (Radeon RX 6500 XT)
Number of transistors681 millionof 14400 (GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile)
Manufacturing process technology90 nmof 4 (GeForce RTX 4080 Ti)
Thermal design power (TDP)143 Wattof 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate24.62of 939.8 (H100 SXM5)
Floating-point performance228.1 gflopsof 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce 8800 GTS 640'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).

InterfacePCIe 1.0 x16
Length267 mm
Supplementary power connectors1x 6-pin


Parameters of memory installed on GeForce 8800 GTS 640: 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 typeGDDR3
Maximum RAM amount640 MBof 128 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)
Memory bus width320 Bitof 8192 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)
Memory clock speed1584 MHzof 21000 (GeForce RTX 3090 Ti)
Memory bandwidth63.36 GB/sof 14400 (Radeon R7 M260)

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce 8800 GTS 640. 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 Connectors2x DVI, 1x S-Video

API support

APIs supported by GeForce 8800 GTS 640, sometimes including their particular versions.

DirectX11.1 (10_0)
Shader Model4.0
OpenGL3.3of 4.6 (GeForce GTX 1080 Mobile)

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmark performance of GeForce 8800 GTS 640. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to GeForce 8800 GTS 640 from AMD is Radeon HD 7480D.

AMD Radeon HD 7480D Radeon HD 7480D

Similar GPUs

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