NVIDIA GeForce 9800M GTX: specs and benchmarks

NVIDIA GeForce 9800M GTX

Summary

NVIDIA started GeForce 9800M GTX sales 15 July 2008 at a recommended price of $328.50 . This is Tesla architecture notebook card based on 65 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 1 GB of GDDR3 memory clocked at 1.6 GHz are supplied, and together with 256 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 51.2 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is card attached via PCIe 2.0 x16 interface. Power consumption is at 75 Watt.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 7.04 percent of a leader's which is AMD Radeon R9 390 X2.

General info

Of GeForce 9800M GTX's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Perfomance to price
6.34
 
Architecture
Tesla
 
Code name
G92
 
Type
Laptop
 
Release date
15 July 2008
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$328.50
 
of 14999 (Quadro Plex 7000)
Price
$328.50
 
of 4762.99 (Quadro P6000)

Technical specs

GeForce 9800M GTX's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of GeForce 9800M GTX's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
112
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
CUDA cores per GPU
112
 
Core clock speed
500 MHz
 
Transistor count
754 million
 
of 21100
Manufacturing process technology
65 nm
 
of 12
Power consumption (TDP)
75 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate
28.00
 
of 512 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Floating-point performance
280 gflops
 
of 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Gigaflops
420
 

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce 9800M GTX'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
large
 
Interface
PCIe 2.0 x16
 
Supplementary power connectors
None
 

Memory specs

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce 9800M 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
1 GB
 
of 32
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Memory clock speed
1600 MHz
 
of 11408 (TITAN Xp)
Memory bandwidth
51.2 GB/s
 
of 1024 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Shared memory
-
 

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce 9800M GTX. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
CUDA
+
 
SLI
+
 
HybridPower
+
 
PureVideo HD
+
 

API support

APIs supported by GeForce 9800M GTX, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
10
 

Video card benchmarks performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce 9800M GTX. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
6.93
 
 
3DMark Ice Storm GPU
82186.00
 
 
3DMark Vantage Performance
4825.00
 
 
Unigine Heaven 3.0
902.48
 
 
Passmark
527
 
 

Game benchmarks (in FPS)

Let's see how good GeForce 9800M GTX is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS, while overall gaming performance is a number in 0-100 range, and the older the game, the less impact it has on the overall grade.
Overall gaming performance
n/d
 
 
Games can run, %
At minimum settings
89.68
At recommended settings
65.16
New games support
44
Games benchmarked by notebookcheck.net
Crysis - CPU Benchmark (2007)
low / 768p
119.00
 
medium / 768p
58.40
 
high / 768p
37.40
 
Crysis - GPU Benchmark (2007)
low / 768p
102.75
 
medium / 768p
61.20
 
high / 768p
39.15
 

Relative perfomance

Overall GeForce 9800M GTX performance compared to its nearest competitors. All GPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to GeForce 9800M GTX from AMD is Radeon R7 M465, which is slower by 1% and lower by 1 position in our rating.

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