NVIDIA GeForce 8800 Ultra: specs and benchmarks

NVIDIA GeForce 8800 Ultra

Summary

NVIDIA started GeForce 8800 Ultra sales 2 May 2007 at a recommended price of $829. This is Tesla architecture desktop card based on 90 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at office use. 512 MB of GDDR3 memory clocked at 1.08 GHz are supplied, and together with 384 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 103.7 GB / s.

Compatibility-wise, this is 2-slot card attached via PCIe 1.0 x16 interface. Its manufacturer default version has a length of 270 mm. Two 6-pin power connectors are required, and power consumption is at 171 Watt.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 3.60 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA Quadro RTX 6000.

General info

Of GeForce 8800 Ultra's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Tesla
 
Code name
G80
 
Type
Desktop
 
Release date
2 May 2007
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$829
 
of 14999 (Quadro Plex 7000)

Technical specs

GeForce 8800 Ultra's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of GeForce 8800 Ultra's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
128
 
CUDA cores
612
 
Core clock speed
612 MHz
 
of 1620 (Quadro RTX 5000)
Transistor count
681 million
 
of 21100
Manufacturing process technology
90 nm
 
Power consumption (TDP)
171 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate
39.2 billion / sec
 
Floating-point performance
387.1 gflops
 
of 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce 8800 Ultra'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
270 mm
 
Supplementary power connectors
2x 6-pin
 

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce 8800 Ultra: 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
512 MB
 
Memory bus width
384 Bit
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Memory clock speed
1080 MHz
 
of 14000
Memory bandwidth
103.7 GB / s
 
of 1024 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce 8800 Ultra.
Display Connectors
2x DVI, 1x S-Video
 

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce 8800 Ultra. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
SLI
+
 

API support

APIs supported by GeForce 8800 Ultra, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
10.0
 
OpenGL
3.3
 
of 4.6

Video card benchmark performance

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

Overall benchmark performance

3.60

Passmark

769

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good GeForce 8800 Ultra is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS. Comparisons with system requirements are included, but remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.
Fortnite

Fortnite

2018
Fortnite

Official system requirements

GeForce 8800 Ultra performance compared to Fortnite official system requirements.

8800 Ultra
minimum HD Graphics 4000
recommended GeForce GTX 660
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

2017
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

Official system requirements

GeForce 8800 Ultra performance compared to Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) official system requirements.

8800 Ultra
minimum GeForce GTX 960
recommended GeForce GTX 1060
Overwatch

Overwatch

2016
Overwatch

Official system requirements

GeForce 8800 Ultra performance compared to Overwatch official system requirements.

8800 Ultra
minimum Radeon HD 4850
recommended Radeon HD 7950
GTA V

GTA V

2015
GTA V

Official system requirements

GeForce 8800 Ultra performance compared to GTA V official system requirements.

8800 Ultra
minimum GeForce 9800 GT
recommended GeForce GTX 660
Rainbow Six Siege

Rainbow Six Siege

2015
Rainbow Six Siege

Official system requirements

GeForce 8800 Ultra performance compared to Rainbow Six Siege official system requirements.

8800 Ultra
minimum GeForce GTX 460
recommended Radeon HD 7970
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

2014
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

Official system requirements

GeForce 8800 Ultra performance compared to Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft official system requirements.

8800 Ultra
minimum GeForce 6800
recommended GeForce 8800 GT
Dota 2

Dota 2

2013
Dota 2

Official system requirements

GeForce 8800 Ultra performance compared to Dota 2 official system requirements.

8800 Ultra
minimum GeForce 8600 GT
Counter-Strike: GO

Counter-Strike: GO

2012
Counter-Strike: GO

Official system requirements

GeForce 8800 Ultra performance compared to Counter-Strike: GO official system requirements.

8800 Ultra
recommended GeForce 6600
League of Legends

League of Legends

2009
League of Legends

Official system requirements

GeForce 8800 Ultra performance compared to League of Legends official system requirements.

8800 Ultra
minimum GeForce 6100
recommended GeForce 8800 GT
Minecraft

Minecraft

2009
Minecraft

Official system requirements

GeForce 8800 Ultra performance compared to Minecraft official system requirements.

8800 Ultra
minimum Radeon HD 2400
recommended Radeon HD 5870

Relative perfomance

Overall GeForce 8800 Ultra performance compared to its nearest competitors. All GPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to GeForce 8800 Ultra from AMD is Radeon HD 6570, which is slower by 1% and lower by 6 positions in our rating.

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