NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GTX+: specs and benchmarks

NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GTX+

Summary

NVIDIA started GeForce 9800 GTX+ sales 16 January 2009 at a recommended price of $229. This is Tesla architecture desktop card based on 55 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at office use. 512 MB of GDDR3 memory clocked at 1.1 GHz are supplied, and together with 256 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 70.4 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is dual-slot card attached via PCIe 2.0 x16 interface. Its manufacturer default version has a length of 10.5" (26.7 cm). 2x 6-pin power connector is required, and power consumption is at 141 Watt.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 1.94 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Ti.

General info

Of GeForce 9800 GTX+'s architecture, market type and release date.

Place in our rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
0.53
 
Architecture
Tesla
 
GPU code name
G92B
 
Market segment
Desktop
 
Launch date
16 January 2009 (12 years ago)
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$229
 
Price now
$137 (0.6x MSRP)
 

Technical specs

GeForce 9800 GTX+'s general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU base clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of GeForce 9800 GTX+'s performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.

Pipelines / CUDA cores
128
 
of 10752 (GA102)
CUDA cores
128
 
Core clock speed
738 MHz
 
Number of transistors
754 million
 
Manufacturing process technology
55 nm
 
Thermal design power (TDP)
141 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Maximum GPU temperature
105 °C
 
Texture fill rate
47.2 billion/sec
 
Floating-point performance
470.0 gflops
 
of 2918.4 (GRID K340)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce 9800 GTX+'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 2.0 x16
 
Length
10.5" (26.7 cm)
 
Height
4.376" (11.1 cm)
 
Supplementary power connectors
2x 6-pin
 
SLI options
+
 

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce 9800 GTX+: 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
256 Bit
 
of 6144 (GRID A100A)
Memory clock speed
1100 MHz
 
of 19500 (GeForce RTX 3090)
Memory bandwidth
70.4 GB/s
 
of 1024 (Radeon VII)

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce 9800 GTX+. 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 Connectors
2x DVI, 1x S-Video
 
Display Connectors
HDTVDual Link DVI
 
Multi monitor support
+
 
Maximum VGA resolution
2048x1536
 
Audio input for HDMI
S/PDIF
 

API support

APIs supported by GeForce 9800 GTX+, sometimes including their particular versions.

DirectX
11.1 (10_0)
 
Shader Model
4.0
 
OpenGL
2.1
 
OpenCL
1.1
 
Vulkan
N/A
 
CUDA
+
 

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmark performance of GeForce 9800 GTX+. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall score

This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.

1.94

Passmark

This is probably the most ubiquitous benchmark, part of Passmark PerformanceTest suite. It gives the graphics card a thorough evaluation under various load, providing four separate benchmarks for Direct3D versions 9, 10, 11 and 12 (the last being done in 4K resolution if possible), and few more tests engaging DirectCompute capabilities.

510

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good GeForce 9800 GTX+ is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in frames per second. Comparisons with game system requirements are included, but remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect reality inaccurately.

This video card matches 66% minimum and 57% recommended requirements of all games known to us.

Minimum
66%
Recommended
57%
Minimum
66%
Recommended
57%

AMD equivalent

The nearest GeForce 9800 GTX+'s AMD equivalent is Radeon HD 7660D, which is faster by 2% and higher by 2 positions in our rating.

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