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NVIDIA GeForce 9400 GT

Graphics Processor
G86
Cores
16
TMUs
8
ROPs
4
Memory Size
128 MB
Memory Type
DDR2
Bus Width
64 bit
The GeForce 9400 GT was a graphics card by NVIDIA, launched on August 1st, 2008. Built on the 80 nm process, and based on the G86 graphics processor, the card supports DirectX 11.1. Even though it supports DirectX 11, the feature level is only 10_0, which can be problematic with many DirectX 11 & DirectX 12 titles. 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 paired 128 MB DDR2 memory with the GeForce 9400 GT, which are connected using a 64-bit memory interface. The GPU is operating at a frequency of 459 MHz, memory is running at 600 MHz.
Being a single-slot card, the NVIDIA GeForce 9400 GT does not require any additional power connector, its power draw is rated at 50 W maximum. Display outputs include: 1x DVI, 1x VGA, 1x S-Video. GeForce 9400 GT 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
G86
Architecture
Tesla
Foundry
TSMC
Process Size
80 nm
Transistors
210 million
Die Size
127 mm²

Graphics Card

Release Date
Aug 1st, 2008
Generation
GeForce 9
(9400)
Predecessor
GeForce 8
Successor
GeForce 200
Production
End-of-life
Bus Interface
PCIe 2.0 x16
Reviews
6 in our database

Relative Performance

78%
GeForce 210
100%
GeForce 9400 GT
123%
Radeon HD 4550
157%
Radeon HD 5450
185%
Radeon HD 6450
195%
GeForce GT 520
242%
GeForce GT 220
316%
GeForce GT 430
320%
Radeon HD 5570
348%
Radeon HD 4670
367%
GeForce GT 440
374%
GeForce GT 240
430%
GeForce 9600 GT
457%
Radeon HD 5670
490%
GeForce GT 640
506%
GeForce 9800 GT
527%
Radeon HD 6670
544%
Radeon HD 4830
580%
Radeon HD 4770
612%
Radeon HD 4850
626%
GeForce GTS 250
644%
GeForce GTS 450
667%
Radeon HD 5750
761%
Radeon HD 7750
767%
Radeon HD 5770
781%
GeForce GTX 260
791%
Radeon HD 4870
793%
Radeon Vega 8
801%
GeForce GTX 550 Ti
808%
GeForce GTX 650
854%
Radeon HD 5830
899%
Radeon HD 6790
913%
Radeon HD 4890
947%
GeForce GTX 460
954%
Radeon RX Vega 11
964%
GeForce GT 1030
973%
GeForce GTX 275
976%
Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition
978%
GeForce GTX 280
997%
GeForce GTX 465
1045%
Radeon HD 6850
1065%
GeForce GTX 285
1142%
Radeon HD 5850
1163%
Radeon HD 7790
1163%
GeForce GTX 650 Ti
1213%
Radeon RX 550
1215%
GeForce GTX 470
1259%
Radeon HD 6870
1344%
Radeon HD 5870
1386%
GeForce GTX 560 Ti
1393%
Radeon HD 4870 X2
1418%
GeForce GTX 750 Ti
1426%
Radeon HD 6950
1475%
GeForce GTX 295
1493%
GeForce GTX 650 Ti Boost
1504%
Radeon HD 7850
1530%
GeForce GTX 480
1601%
Radeon HD 6970
1632%
Radeon R7 265
1658%
Radeon RX 460
1659%
Radeon R7 370
1664%
GeForce GTX 660
1669%
GeForce GTX 570
1697%
Radeon RX 560
1803%
GeForce GTX 950
1818%
Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition
1862%
Radeon R9 270X
1885%
GeForce GTX 660 Ti
1894%
GeForce GTX 580
1909%
GeForce GTX 1050
1914%
Radeon HD 7950
1951%
Radeon HD 5970
2005%
GeForce GTX 760
2159%
GeForce GTX 670
2215%
GeForce GTX 960
2272%
Radeon R9 380
2285%
Radeon R9 285
2308%
Radeon HD 7970
2332%
GeForce GTX 680
2386%
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
2449%
GeForce GTX 770
2506%
Radeon HD 6990
2565%
Radeon R9 280X
2602%
GeForce GTX 590
2603%
Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition
2884%
GeForce GTX 780
2987%
GeForce GTX 1650
3174%
Radeon RX 470
3217%
Radeon R9 290
3391%
Radeon RX 570
3433%
Radeon R9 390
3451%
Radeon R9 290X
3497%
GeForce GTX 970
3543%
GeForce GTX TITAN
3591%
GeForce GTX 780 Ti
3642%
Radeon R9 390X
3658%
Radeon HD 7990
3676%
Radeon RX 480
3707%
GeForce GTX 690
3807%
GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
3859%
Radeon RX 5500 OEM
3906%
Radeon RX 580
3936%
Radeon RX 5500 XT
3987%
GeForce GTX 980
4022%
GeForce GTX 1650 SUPER
4038%
Radeon R9 FURY
4219%
Radeon RX 590
4442%
Radeon R9 295X2
4467%
GeForce GTX 1660
4519%
Radeon R9 FURY X
4595%
GeForce GTX 980 Ti
4715%
GeForce GTX TITAN X
5017%
GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
5128%
GeForce GTX 1070
5128%
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti
5459%
Radeon RX Vega 56
5790%
GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
5876%
Radeon RX 5600 XT
5955%
Radeon RX Vega 64
6038%
GeForce RTX 2060
6038%
GeForce GTX 1080
6286%
Radeon RX 5700
6782%
GeForce RTX 2060 SUPER
7031%
GeForce RTX 2070
7171%
GeForce RTX 3060
7196%
Radeon RX 5700 XT
7279%
Radeon VII
7467%
TITAN X Pascal
7692%
GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
7775%
GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER
8023%
Radeon RX 6600 XT
8271%
GeForce RTX 2080
8768%
GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER
8982%
GeForce RTX 3060 Ti
9138%
Radeon RX 6700 XT
9843%
GeForce RTX 2080 Ti
10519%
GeForce RTX 3070
11255%
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti
11594%
Radeon RX 6800
13306%
Radeon RX 6800 XT
13670%
GeForce RTX 3080
14464%
Radeon RX 6900 XT
15313%
GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
15464%
GeForce RTX 3090
Based on TPU review data: "Performance Summary" at 1920x1080, 4K for 2080 Ti and faster.

Clock Speeds

GPU Clock
459 MHz
Shader Clock
918 MHz
Memory Clock
600 MHz
1200 Mbps effective

Memory

Memory Size
128 MB
Memory Type
DDR2
Memory Bus
64 bit
Bandwidth
9.600 GB/s

Render Config

Shading Units
16
TMUs
8
ROPs
4
SM Count
2
L2 Cache
16 KB

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Rate
1.836 GPixel/s
Texture Rate
3.672 GTexel/s
FP32 (float) performance
29.38 GFLOPS

Board Design

Slot Width
Single-slot
Length
168 mm
6.6 inches
TDP
50 W
Suggested PSU
250 W
Outputs
1x DVI
1x VGA
1x S-Video
Power Connectors
None
Board Number
P403

Graphics Features

DirectX
11.1 (10_0)
OpenGL
3.3
OpenCL
1.1
Vulkan
N/A
CUDA
1.1
Shader Model
4.0

Card Notes

Memory Variant: 256MB
Memory Variant: 512MB
Recycled G86 Version