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NVIDIA ION

GT218
Graphics Processor
16
Cores
8
TMUs
4
ROPs
System Shared
Memory Size
System Shared
Memory Type
System Shared
Bus Width
The ION was a mobile integrated graphics solution by NVIDIA, launched in June 2008. Built on the 40 nm process, and based on the GT218 graphics processor, the device supports DirectX 10.1. It features 16 shading units, 8 texture mapping units and 4 ROPs. The GPU is operating at a frequency of 500 MHz.
Its power draw is rated at 20 W maximum. ION is connected to the rest of the system using a PCI-Express 2.0 x16 interface.

Graphics Processor

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

Graphics Card

Release Date
Jun 3rd, 2008
Generation
ION
Production Status
End-of-life
Bus Interface
PCIe 2.0 x16

Relative Performance

100%
ION
115%
148%
182%
232%
273%
288%
357%
466%
472%
513%
541%
552%
634%
673%
722%
747%
777%
802%
856%
902%
922%
950%
983%
1122%
1131%
1151%
1166%
1168%
1180%
1191%
1260%
1325%
1347%
1397%
1407%
1421%
1434%
1439%
1441%
1470%
1540%
1570%
1684%
1715%
1715%
1788%
1792%
1857%
1981%
2043%
2054%
2092%
2102%
2176%
2202%
2217%
2256%
2361%
2407%
2445%
2447%
2454%
2462%
2658%
2681%
2746%
2779%
2793%
2815%
2821%
2871%
2877%
2957%
3183%
3266%
3349%
3369%
3403%
3438%
3518%
3610%
3694%
3782%
3836%
3838%
4252%
4679%
4744%
5061%
5088%
5157%
5225%
5270%
5295%
5370%
5394%
5420%
5465%
5759%
5879%
5954%
5954%
6549%
6662%
6775%
7283%
7999%
8281%
8921%
8921%
9410%
11010%
11292%
12308%
14002%
Based on TPU review data: "Performance Summary" at 1920x1080
Performance estimated based on architecture, shader count and clocks.

Clock Speeds

GPU Clock
500 MHz
Shader Clock
1070 MHz
Memory Clock
System Shared

Memory

Memory Size
System Shared
Memory Type
System Shared
Memory Bus
System Shared
Bandwidth
System Dependent

Render Config

Shading Units
16
TMUs
8
ROPs
4
SM Count
1

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Rate
2.000 GPixel/s
Texture Rate
4.000 GTexel/s
FP32 (float) performance
34.24 GFLOPS

Board Design

Slot Width
IGP
TDP
20 W
Outputs
No outputs

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