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NVIDIA GeForce 210

GT218
Graphics Processor
16
Cores
8
TMUs
4
ROPs
512 MB
Memory Size
DDR3
Memory Type
64 bit
Bus Width
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The GeForce 210 was a graphics card by NVIDIA, launched in October 2009. Built on the 40 nm process, and based on the GT218 graphics processor, in its GT218-300-A2 variant, 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 400 MHz.
Being a single-slot card, the NVIDIA GeForce 210 does not require any additional power connector, its power draw is rated at 31 W maximum. Display outputs include: 1x DVI, 1x DisplayPort, 1x VGA. GeForce 210 is connected to the rest of the system using a PCI-Express 2.0 x16 interface. The card measures 168 mm in length, and features a single-slot cooling solution.

Graphics Processor

GPU Name
GT218
GPU Variant
GT218-300-A2
Architecture
Tesla 2.0
Process Size
40 nm
Transistors
260 million
Die Size
57 mm²

Graphics Card

Release Date
Oct 12th, 2009
Generation
GeForce 200
Production
End-of-life
Bus Interface
PCIe 2.0 x16

Relative Performance

100%
GeForce 210
128%
158%
202%
238%
251%
310%
405%
410%
446%
470%
480%
551%
586%
628%
650%
676%
697%
744%
785%
802%
826%
855%
976%
984%
1002%
1014%
1016%
1027%
1036%
1096%
1152%
1172%
1215%
1224%
1236%
1248%
1252%
1254%
1278%
1340%
1366%
1465%
1492%
1492%
1555%
1559%
1615%
1723%
1778%
1787%
1820%
1829%
1893%
1915%
1929%
1962%
2054%
2094%
2127%
2128%
2135%
2141%
2312%
2332%
2389%
2418%
2429%
2448%
2454%
2497%
2502%
2572%
2769%
2841%
2914%
2931%
2960%
2991%
3061%
3141%
3214%
3290%
3337%
3339%
3699%
4071%
4127%
4403%
4427%
4486%
4545%
4584%
4606%
4672%
4692%
4715%
4755%
5010%
5114%
5180%
5180%
5697%
5796%
5894%
6336%
6958%
7204%
7760%
7760%
8186%
9578%
9823%
10707%
12181%
Based on TPU review data: "Performance Summary" at 1920x1080

Clock Speeds

GPU Clock
520 MHz
Shader Clock
1230 MHz
Memory Clock
400 MHz
800 MHz effective

Memory

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

Render Config

Shading Units
16
TMUs
8
ROPs
4
SM Count
2

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Rate
2.080 GPixel/s
Texture Rate
4.160 GTexel/s
FP32 (float) performance
39.36 GFLOPS

Board Design

Slot Width
Single-slot
Length
6.6 inches
168 mm
TDP
31 W
Outputs
1x DVI
1x DisplayPort
1x VGA
Power Connectors
None
Board Number
P691,
P873

Graphics Features

DirectX
10.1
OpenGL
3.3
OpenCL
1.1
Vulkan
N/A
CUDA
1.2
Shader Model
4.1

GT218 GPU Notes

PureVideo HD: VP4
VDPAU: Feature Set C

Retail boards based on this design (12)

Name GPU Clock Memory Clock Other Changes
ASUS GeForce 210 Low Profile 1 GB 589 MHz 600 MHz 1024 MB, 6.8 inches/173 mm, 1x DVI 1x HDMI 1x VGA
ASUS GeForce 210 Silent Low Profile 589 MHz 790 MHz 7 inches/178 mm, 1x DVI 1x HDMI 1x VGA
ASUS GeForce 210 Silent Low Profile 1 GB 589 MHz 600 MHz 1024 MB, 7 inches/178 mm, 1x DVI 1x HDMI 1x VGA
ASUS GeForce 210 Silent Low Profile V2 589 MHz 667 MHz 7.25 inches/184 mm, 1x DVI 1x HDMI 1x VGA
ASUS GeForce 210 Silent Low Profile V2 1 GB 589 MHz 600 MHz 1024 MB, 7 inches/178 mm, 1x DVI 1x HDMI 1x VGA
EVGA GeForce 210 1 GB 520 MHz 600 MHz 1024 MB, 6.19 inches/157 mm, 1x DVI 1x HDMI 1x VGA
GIGABYTE GeForce 210 1 GB Rev. 3.0 590 MHz 550 MHz 1024 MB, 6.19 inches/157 mm, 1x DVI 1x HDMI 1x VGA
GIGABYTE GeForce 210 1 GB Rev. 5.0 520 MHz 600 MHz 1024 MB, 6.19 inches/157 mm, 1x DVI 1x HDMI 1x VGA
GIGABYTE GeForce 210 1 GB Rev. 6.0 520 MHz 600 MHz 1024 MB, 7 inches/178 mm, 1x DVI 1x HDMI 1x VGA
Palit GeForce 210 1 GB 589 MHz 500 MHz 1024 MB, 5.9 inches/150 mm
PCYES GeForce GT 210 1 GB 589 MHz 533 MHz 1024 MB, 1x DVI 1x HDMI 1x VGA
PCYES GeForce GT 210 Low Profile 1 GB 500 MHz 533 MHz 1024 MB, DDR2, 1x DVI 1x HDMI 1x VGA