NVIDIA GeForce FX 5500: specs and benchmarks

NVIDIA GeForce FX 5500

Summary

NVIDIA started GeForce FX 5500 sales 17 March 2004 at a recommended price of $36.99. This is Rankine architecture desktop card based on 150 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 64 MB of DDR memory clocked at 0.33 GHz are supplied, and together with 128 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 3.2 GB / s.

Compatibility-wise, this is 1-slot card attached via AGP 8x interface. Its manufacturer default version has a length of 152 mm.

We have no data on GeForce FX 5500 benchmark results.

General info

Of GeForce FX 5500's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
not rated
 
Architecture
Rankine
 
Code name
NV34 B1
 
Type
Desktop
 
Release date
17 March 2004
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$36.99
 
of 999 (Radeon HD 7990)
Price now
$37
 
of 10560 (Quadro GV100)

Technical specs

GeForce FX 5500's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of GeForce FX 5500's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Core clock speed
270 MHz
 
Transistor count
45 million
 
Manufacturing process technology
150 nm
 
Texture fill rate
920 MTexel / s
 

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce FX 5500'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
AGP 8x
 
Length
152 mm
 
Supplementary power connectors
None
 

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce FX 5500: 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
DDR
 
Maximum RAM amount
64 MB
 
Memory bus width
128 Bit
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Memory clock speed
332 MHz
 
Memory bandwidth
3.2 GB / s
 
of 1024 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce FX 5500.
Display Connectors
1x DVI, 1x VGA, 1x S-Video
 

API support

APIs supported by GeForce FX 5500, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
9.0a
 
OpenGL
1.5 (2.1)
 

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce FX 5500. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Passmark

8

Other GPUs

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