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NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GTX

Graphics Processor
G92
Cores
128
TMUs
64
ROPs
16
Memory Size
512 MB
Memory Type
GDDR3
Bus Width
256 bit
GPU Chip
GPU
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The GeForce 9800 GTX was a performance graphics card by NVIDIA, launched in March 2008. Built on the 65 nm process, and based on the G92 graphics processor, in its G92-420-A2 variant, the card supports DirectX 11.1. The G92 graphics processor is a large chip with a die area of 324 mm² and 754 million transistors. It features 128 shading units, 64 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 675 MHz, memory is running at 1100 MHz.
Being a dual-slot card, the NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GTX draws power from 2x 6-pin power connectors, with power draw rated at 140 W maximum. Display outputs include: 2x DVI, 1x S-Video. GeForce 9800 GTX is connected to the rest of the system using a PCI-Express 2.0 x16 interface. The card measures 267 mm in length, and features a dual-slot cooling solution. Its price at launch was 299 US Dollars.

Graphics Processor

GPU Name
G92
GPU Variant
G92-420-A2
Architecture
Tesla
Foundry
TSMC
Process Size
65 nm
Transistors
754 million
Die Size
324 mm²

Graphics Card

Release Date
Mar 28th, 2008
Generation
GeForce 9
(9800)
Production
End-of-life
Launch Price
299 USD
Bus Interface
PCIe 2.0 x16
Reviews
84 in our database

Relative Performance

11%
GeForce 210
14%
GeForce 9400 GT
18%
Radeon HD 4550
23%
Radeon HD 5450
27%
Radeon HD 6450
28%
GeForce GT 520
35%
GeForce GT 220
45%
GeForce GT 430
46%
Radeon HD 5570
50%
Radeon HD 4670
53%
GeForce GT 440
54%
GeForce GT 240
62%
GeForce 9600 GT
65%
Radeon HD 5670
70%
GeForce GT 640
73%
GeForce 9800 GT
75%
Radeon HD 6670
78%
Radeon HD 4830
83%
Radeon HD 4770
88%
Radeon HD 4850
90%
GeForce GTS 250
92%
GeForce GTS 450
95%
Radeon HD 5750
100%
GeForce 9800 GTX
109%
Radeon HD 7750
110%
Radeon HD 5770
112%
GeForce GTX 260
113%
Radeon HD 4870
113%
Radeon Vega 8
115%
GeForce GTX 550 Ti
116%
GeForce GTX 650
122%
Radeon HD 5830
129%
Radeon HD 6790
131%
Radeon HD 4890
136%
GeForce GTX 460
137%
Radeon RX Vega 11
138%
GeForce GT 1030
139%
GeForce GTX 275
140%
Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition
140%
GeForce GTX 280
143%
GeForce GTX 465
150%
Radeon HD 6850
152%
GeForce GTX 285
164%
Radeon HD 5850
167%
GeForce GTX 650 Ti
167%
Radeon HD 7790
174%
Radeon RX 550
174%
GeForce GTX 470
180%
Radeon HD 6870
192%
Radeon HD 5870
198%
GeForce GTX 560 Ti
199%
Radeon HD 4870 X2
203%
GeForce GTX 750 Ti
204%
Radeon HD 6950
211%
GeForce GTX 295
214%
GeForce GTX 650 Ti Boost
215%
Radeon HD 7850
219%
GeForce GTX 480
229%
Radeon HD 6970
234%
Radeon R7 265
237%
Radeon R7 370
238%
Radeon RX 560
238%
GeForce GTX 660
239%
GeForce GTX 570
258%
GeForce GTX 950
260%
Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition
267%
Radeon R9 270X
270%
GeForce GTX 660 Ti
271%
GeForce GTX 580
273%
GeForce GTX 1050
274%
Radeon HD 7950
279%
Radeon RX 460
279%
Radeon HD 5970
287%
GeForce GTX 760
309%
GeForce GTX 670
317%
GeForce GTX 960
325%
Radeon R9 380
327%
Radeon R9 285
330%
Radeon HD 7970
334%
GeForce GTX 680
342%
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
351%
GeForce GTX 770
359%
Radeon HD 6990
367%
Radeon R9 280X
372%
GeForce GTX 590
373%
Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition
413%
GeForce GTX 780
454%
Radeon RX 470
461%
Radeon R9 290
492%
Radeon R9 390
494%
Radeon R9 290X
501%
GeForce GTX 970
507%
GeForce GTX TITAN
512%
Radeon RX 570
514%
GeForce GTX 780 Ti
522%
Radeon R9 390X
524%
Radeon HD 7990
526%
Radeon RX 480
531%
GeForce GTX 690
559%
Radeon RX 580
571%
GeForce GTX 980
578%
GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
578%
Radeon R9 FURY
581%
Radeon RX 590
636%
Radeon R9 295X2
647%
Radeon R9 FURY X
658%
GeForce GTX 980 Ti
707%
GeForce GTX TITAN X
742%
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti
746%
GeForce GTX 1070
779%
Radeon RX Vega 56
844%
GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
866%
Radeon RX Vega 64
866%
GeForce RTX 2060
888%
GeForce GTX 1080
1020%
Radeon VII
1020%
GeForce RTX 2070
1069%
TITAN X Pascal
1097%
GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
1184%
GeForce RTX 2080
1371%
GeForce RTX 2080 Ti
Based on TPU review data: "Performance Summary" at 1920x1080
Performance estimated based on architecture, shader count and clocks.

Clock Speeds

GPU Clock
675 MHz
Shader Clock
1688 MHz
Memory Clock
1100 MHz
2200 MHz effective

Memory

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

Render Config

Shading Units
128
TMUs
64
ROPs
16
SM Count
16
L2 Cache
64 KB

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Rate
10.80 GPixel/s
Texture Rate
43.20 GTexel/s
FP32 (float) performance
432.1 GFLOPS

Board Design

Slot Width
Dual-slot
Length
10.5 inches
267 mm
TDP
140 W
Outputs
2x DVI
1x S-Video
Power Connectors
2x 6-pin
Board Number
P392

Graphics Features

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

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Name GPU Clock Memory Clock Other Changes
ASUS 9800 GTX TOP 755 MHz 1175 MHz
Gainward Bliss 9800 GTX 675 MHz 1100 MHz
ZOTAC 9800 GTX AMP! Edition 756 MHz 1150 MHz