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NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GT Mac Edition
The GeForce 8600 GT Mac Edition was a mid-range graphics card by NVIDIA, launched in April 2007. Built on the 80 nm process, and based on the G84 graphics processor, in its G84-303-A2 variant, the card supports DirectX 10.0. The G84 graphics processor is an average sized chip with a die area of 169 mm² and 289 million transistors. It features 32 shading units, 16 texture mapping units and 8 ROPs. NVIDIA has placed 128 MB GDDR3 memory on the card, which are connected using a 128-bit memory interface. The GPU is operating at a frequency of 600 MHz, memory is running at 750 MHz.
We recommend the NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GT Mac Edition for gaming with highest details at resolutions up to, and including, 800x600.
Being a single-slot card, its power draw is rated at 47 W maximum. Display outputs include: 2x DVI. GeForce 8600 GT Mac Edition is connected to the rest of the system using a PCIe 1.0 x16 interface. The card measures 170 mm in length, and features a single-slot cooling solution. Its price at launch was 159 US Dollars.
||Apr 17th, 2007
||PCIe 1.0 x16
1500 MHz effective
|Our review database contains 183 reviews of the GeForce 8600 GT Mac Edition.
G84 GPU Notes
|Compute Capability: CUDA 1.1