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NVIDIA GeForce FX 5600 XT

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The GeForce FX 5600 XT was a graphics card by NVIDIA, launched in March 2003. Built on the 130 nm process, and based on the NV31 A1 graphics processor, the card supports DirectX 9.0a. The NV31 A1 graphics processor is an average sized chip with a die area of 135 mm² and 80 million transistors. It features 4 pixel shaders and 2 vertex shaders, 4 texture mapping units and 4 ROPs. Due to the lack of unified shaders you will not be able to run recent games at all (which require unified shader/DX10+ support). NVIDIA has placed 128 MB DDR memory on the card, which are connected using a 128-bit memory interface. The GPU is operating at a frequency of 235 MHz, memory is running at 200 MHz.
Being a single-slot card, its power draw is not exactly known. Display outputs include: 1x DVI, 1x VGA, 1x S-Video. GeForce FX 5600 XT is connected to the rest of the system using an AGP 8x interface.

Graphics Processor

GPU Name: NV31 A1
Process Size: 130 nm
Transistors: 80 million
Die Size: 135 mm²

Graphics Card

Released: Mar 17th, 2003
Production Status: End-of-life
Bus Interface: AGP 8x

Clock Speeds

GPU Clock: 235 MHz
Memory Clock: 200 MHz
400 MHz effective

Memory

Memory Size: 128 MB
Memory Type: DDR
Memory Bus: 128 bit
Bandwidth: 6.40 GB/s

Render Config

Pixel Shaders: 4
Vertex Shaders: 2
TMUs: 4
ROPs: 4
Pixel Rate: 0.940 GPixel/s
Vertex Rate: 0.118 GVertices/s
Texture Rate: 0.940 GTexel/s

Board Design

Slot Width: Single-slot
TDP: unknown
Outputs: 1x DVI
1x VGA
1x S-Video

Graphics Features

DirectX: 9.0a
OpenGL: 1.5 (2.1)
OpenCL: n/a
Pixel Shader: 2.0a
Vertex Shader: 2.0a

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NV31 A1 GPU Notes

FX 5600 XT

Retail boards based on this design

Name GPU Clock Memory Clock Other Changes
ASUS V9560 XT 235 MHz 200 MHz