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NVIDIA GeForce 8500 GT

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The GeForce 8500 GT was a mid-range graphics card by NVIDIA, launched in April 2007. Built on the 80 nm process, and based on the G86 graphics processor, in its G86-300-A2 variant, the card supports DirectX 10.0. The G86 graphics processor is an average sized chip with a die area of 127 mm² and 210 million transistors. It features 16 shading units, 8 texture mapping units and 4 ROPs. NVIDIA has placed 256 MB GDDR3 memory on the card, which are connected using a 128-bit memory interface. The GPU is operating at a frequency of 459 MHz, memory is running at 400 MHz.
Being a single-slot card, its power draw is rated at 30 W maximum. Display outputs include: 1x DVI, 1x VGA, 1x S-Video. GeForce 8500 GT is connected to the rest of the system using a PCIe 1.0 x16 interface. The card measures 229 mm in length, and features a single-slot cooling solution. Its price at launch was 129 US Dollars.

Graphics Processor

GPU Name: G86
GPU Variant: G86-300-A2
Process Size: 80 nm
Transistors: 210 million
Die Size: 127 mm²

Graphics Card

Released: Apr 17th, 2007
Production Status: End-of-life
Launch Price: 129 USD
Bus Interface: PCIe 1.0 x16

Clock Speeds

GPU Clock: 459 MHz
Shader Clock: 918 MHz
Memory Clock: 400 MHz
800 MHz effective

Memory

Memory Size: 256 MB
Memory Type: GDDR3
Memory Bus: 128 bit
Bandwidth: 12.8 GB/s

Render Config

Shading Units: 16
TMUs: 8
ROPs: 4
SM Count: 2
Pixel Rate: 1.84 GPixel/s
Texture Rate: 3.67 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance: 29.38 GFLOPS

Board Design

Slot Width: Single-slot
Length: 9 inches
229 mm
TDP: 30 W
Outputs: 1x DVI
1x VGA
1x S-Video

Graphics Features

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

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Card Notes

Memory Variant: 512 MB
Memory Variant: 1024 MB

G86 GPU Notes

Compute Capability: CUDA 1.1

Retail boards based on this design

Name GPU Clock Memory Clock Other Changes
ASUS 8500 GT 475 MHz 475 MHz DDR2
ASUS ROG 8500 GT TOP 600 MHz 700 MHz
ZOTAC 8500 GT AMP! Edition 600 MHz 750 MHz
ZOTAC 8500 GT AMP! Edition V2 700 MHz 400 MHz DDR2, 6.486 inches