NVIDIA GeForce FX 5600: specs and benchmarks

NVIDIA GeForce FX 5600

Summary

NVIDIA started GeForce FX 5600 sales 6 March 2003. This is Rankine architecture desktop card based on 130 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 128 MB of DDR memory clocked at 0.5 GHz are supplied, and together with 128 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 8.8 GB / s.

Compatibility-wise, this is 1-slot card attached via AGP 8x interface. No additional power connector is required, and power consumption is at 37 Watt.

We have no data on GeForce FX 5600 benchmark results.

General info

Of GeForce FX 5600's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
not rated
 
Architecture
Rankine
 
Code name
NV31
 
Type
Desktop
 
Release date
6 March 2003
 

Technical specs

GeForce FX 5600'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 5600's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Core clock speed
325 MHz
 
Transistor count
80 million
 
of 21100
Manufacturing process technology
130 nm
 
of 7
Power consumption (TDP)
37 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate
1.3 GTexel / s
 

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce FX 5600'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
 
Supplementary power connectors
None
 

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce FX 5600: 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
128 MB
 
Memory bus width
128 Bit
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Memory clock speed
500 MHz
 
Memory bandwidth
8.8 GB / s
 
of 1024 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce FX 5600.
Display Connectors
1x DVI, 1x VGA, 1x S-Video
 

API support

APIs supported by GeForce FX 5600, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
9.0a
 
OpenGL
1.5 (2.1)
 
of 4.6

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce FX 5600. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Passmark

12

Other GPUs

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