NVIDIA ION 2: specs and benchmarks



NVIDIA started ION 2 sales 10 January 2010. This is GT2xx architecture notebook card based on 40 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 512 MB of DDR2, DDR3 memory clocked at 790 GHz are supplied.

Compatibility-wise, this is card attached via PCIe 2.0 x16 interface. Power consumption is at 20 Watt.

We have no data on ION 2 benchmark results.

General info

Of ION 2's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
not rated
Code name
GT218-ION-A3, GT218-ILV-A3
Release date
10 January 2010

Technical specs

ION 2's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of ION 2's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Core clock speed
405 / 475 / 535 MHz
Transistor count
260 million
Manufacturing process technology
40 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
20 Watt
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate
4 GTexel / s

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on ION 2'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.
PCIe 2.0 x16


Parameters of memory installed on ION 2: 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 6084 (Quadro P3200)
Memory bus width
64 Bit
of 4096 (Radeon R9 Fury)
Memory clock speed
790 MHz
Shared memory

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on ION 2.
Display Connectors
No outputs

API support

APIs supported by ION 2, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX 10.1, Shader 4.1

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of ION 2. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

3DMark Vantage Performance


Other GPUs

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