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NVIDIA GeForce 8400 GS PCI

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The GeForce 8400 GS PCI was a graphics card by NVIDIA, launched in April 2007. Built on the 40 nm process, and based on the GT218 graphics processor, the card supports DirectX 10.1. The GT218 graphics processor is a relatively small chip with a die area of only 57 mm² and 260 million transistors. It features 16 shading units, 8 texture mapping units and 4 ROPs. NVIDIA has placed 512 MB DDR3 memory on the card, which are connected using a 64-bit memory interface. The GPU is operating at a frequency of 520 MHz, memory is running at 500 MHz.
Being a single-slot card, the NVIDIA GeForce 8400 GS PCI does not require any additional power connector, its power draw is rated at 40 W maximum. Display outputs include: 1x DVI, 1x VGA, 1x HDMI. GeForce 8400 GS PCI is connected to the rest of the system using a PCI interface.

Graphics Processor

GPU Name: GT218
Process Size: 40 nm
Transistors: 260 million
Die Size: 57 mm²

Graphics Card

Released: Apr 17th, 2007
Production Status: End-of-life
Bus Interface: PCI

Clock Speeds

GPU Clock: 520 MHz
Shader Clock: 1230 MHz
Memory Clock: 500 MHz
1000 MHz effective


Memory Size: 512 MB
Memory Type: DDR3
Memory Bus: 64 bit
Bandwidth: 8.00 GB/s

Render Config

Shading Units: 16
TMUs: 8
ROPs: 4
SM Count: 2
Pixel Rate: 2.08 GPixel/s
Texture Rate: 4.16 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance: 39.36 GFLOPS

Board Design

Slot Width: Single-slot
TDP: 40 W
Outputs: 1x DVI
1x VGA
Power Connectors: None
Board Number: P873

Graphics Features

DirectX: 10.1
OpenGL: 3.3
OpenCL: 1.1
Shader Model: 4.1


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GT218 GPU Notes

Compute Capability: CUDA 1.2

Retail boards based on this design

Name GPU Clock Memory Clock Other Changes
SPARKLE 8400 GS P 520 MHz 500 MHz