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NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GT

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The GeForce 9800 GT was a mid-range graphics card by NVIDIA, launched in July 2008. Built on the 65 nm process, and based on the G92 graphics processor, in its G92-270-A2 variant, the card supports DirectX 10.0. The G92 graphics processor is a large chip with a die area of 324 mm² and 754 million transistors. Unlike the fully unlocked GeForce GTS 150 OEM, which uses the same GPU but has all 128 shaders enabled, NVIDIA has disabled some shading units on the GeForce 9800 GT to reach the product's target shader count. It features 112 shading units, 56 texture mapping units and 16 ROPs. NVIDIA has placed 512 MB GDDR3 memory on the card, which are connected using a 256-bit memory interface. The GPU is operating at a frequency of 600 MHz, memory is running at 900 MHz.
We recommend the NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GT for gaming with highest details at resolutions up to, and including, 1280x720.
Being a dual-slot card, the NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GT draws power from 1x 6-pin power connectors, with power draw rated at 125 W maximum. Display outputs include: 2x DVI, 1x S-Video. GeForce 9800 GT is connected to the rest of the system using a PCIe 2.0 x16 interface. The card measures 229 mm in length, and features a dual-slot cooling solution. Its price at launch was 160 US Dollars.

Graphics Processor

GPU Name: G92
GPU Variant: G92-270-A2
Process Size: 65 nm
Transistors: 754 million
Die Size: 324 mm²

Graphics Card

Released: Jul 21st, 2008
Production Status: End-of-life
Launch Price: 160 USD
Bus Interface: PCIe 2.0 x16

Clock Speeds

GPU Clock: 600 MHz
Shader Clock: 1500 MHz
Memory Clock: 900 MHz
1800 MHz effective

Memory

Memory Size: 512 MB
Memory Type: GDDR3
Memory Bus: 256 bit
Bandwidth: 57.6 GB/s

Render Config

Shading Units: 112
TMUs: 56
ROPs: 16
SM Count: 7
Pixel Rate: 9.60 GPixel/s
Texture Rate: 33.6 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance: 336.0 GFLOPS

Board Design

Slot Width: Dual-slot
Length: 9 inches
229 mm
TDP: 125 W
Outputs: 2x DVI
1x S-Video
Power Connectors: 1x 6-pin

Graphics Features

DirectX: 10.0
OpenGL: 3.3
OpenCL: n/a
Shader Model: 4.0

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Card Notes

Memory Variant: 1 GB

G92 GPU Notes

Compute Capability: CUDA 1.1

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ASUS 9800 GT Hybrid Power 600 MHz 900 MHz Single-slot
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