NVIDIA GeForce 9600 GSO 512: specs and benchmarks

NVIDIA GeForce 9600 GSO 512


NVIDIA started GeForce 9600 GSO 512 sales 23 October 2008. This is Tesla architecture desktop card based on 65 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at office use. 512 MB of GDDR3 memory clocked at 0.9 GHz are supplied, and together with 256 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 57.6 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is 1-slot card attached via PCIe 2.0 x16 interface. Its manufacturer default version has a length of 9" (22.9 cm). 6-pin power connector is required, and power consumption is at 90 Watt.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 3.16 percent of a leader's which is AMD Radeon R9 390 X2.

General info

Of GeForce 9600 GSO 512's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
Code name
Release date
23 October 2008

Technical specs

GeForce 9600 GSO 512's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of GeForce 9600 GSO 512's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
CUDA cores
Core clock speed
1625 MHz
Transistor count
505 million
of 21100
Manufacturing process technology
65 nm
of 12
Power consumption (TDP)
90 Watt
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Maximum GPU temperature
105 °C
Texture fill rate
15.6 billion/sec
of 512 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Floating-point performance
156 gflops
of 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce 9600 GSO 512'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).
PCIe 2.0 x16
9" (22.9 cm)
4.376" (11.1 cm)
Supplementary power connectors
SLI options

Memory specs

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce 9600 GSO 512: 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
512 MB
of 32
Memory bus width
256 Bit
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Memory clock speed
900 MHz
of 11408 (TITAN Xp)
Memory bandwidth
57.6 GB/s
of 1024 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce 9600 GSO 512.
Display Connectors
2x DVI, 1x S-Video
Display Connectors
Two Dual Link DVIHDTV
Multi monitor support
Maximum VGA resolution
Audio input for HDMI


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API support

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Video card benchmarks performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce 9600 GSO 512. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
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Relative perfomance

Overall GeForce 9600 GSO 512 performance compared to its nearest competitors. All GPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to GeForce 9600 GSO 512 from AMD is Radeon R5 230, which is faster by 1% and higher by 3 positions in our rating.

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