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NVIDIA C79

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C79
MCP79MX-B2
MCP79MX-B2
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NVIDIA's C79 GPU uses the Tesla architecture and is made using a 65 nm production process. With a die size of 144 mm² and a transistor count of 314 million it is a small chip. C79 supports DirectX 11.1 (Feature Level 10_0). It features 16 shading units, 8 texture mapping units and 4 ROPs.
Further reading: Tesla Architecture Whitepaper

Graphics Processor

GPU Name
C79
Codename
NVAC
Architecture
Tesla
Process Size
65 nm
Transistors
314 million
Density
2.2M / mm²
Die Size
144 mm²
Released
Apr 17th, 2007

Graphics Features

DirectX
11.1 (10_0)
OpenGL
3.3
OpenCL
N/A
Vulkan
N/A
Shader Model
4.0
PureVideo HD
VP3
VDPAU
Feature Set B

Render Config

Shading Units
16
TMUs
8
ROPs
4
SM Count
2
SFUs
4
TPCs
1
Tex L1 Cache
16 KB per TPC
Max. TDP
40 W

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NVIDIA GPU Architecture History

Graphics cards using the NVIDIA C79 GPU

Name Chip Memory Shaders TMUs ROPs GPU Clock Memory Clock
NVIDIA GeForce G102M MCP79MX System Shared 16 8 4 450 MHz System Shared
NVIDIA GeForce 9100M G mGPU Intel MCP79MX-B2 System Shared 8 8 4 450 MHz System Shared
NVIDIA GeForce 8200M G mGPU Intel MCP79MVL-B1 System Shared 16 8 4 400 MHz System Shared
NVIDIA GeForce 9400M G MCP79MXT-B3 System Shared 16 8 4 450 MHz System Shared
NVIDIA GeForce 9200M C79MX System Shared 16 8 4 450 MHz System Shared
NVIDIA GeForce 9400 System Shared 16 8 4 450 MHz System Shared
NVIDIA GeForce 9400M C79MX System Shared 16 8 4 580 MHz System Shared
NVIDIA GeForce 9300 + nForce 730i GF-9300-730i-B2 System Shared 16 8 4 450 MHz System Shared
NVIDIA Quadro FX 470 System Shared 16 8 4 580 MHz System Shared
NVIDIA ION System Shared 16 8 4 450 MHz System Shared
NVIDIA GeForce 9400 System Shared 16 8 4 450 MHz System Shared
NVIDIA GeForce 9400M MCP79MX System Shared 16 8 4 450 MHz System Shared
NVIDIA GeForce G205M MCP79MX System Shared 16 8 4 450 MHz System Shared
NVIDIA GeForce 9200 System Shared 16 8 4 450 MHz System Shared

C79 GPU Notes

Chip Variant: G96

Memory Interface:
DDR2-800
DDR3-1066

Maximum Anti-Aliasing (AA) Sample Rate: 16x

RAMDACs: 300 MHz

Maximum High-Dynamic Range (HDR) Precision: 128-bit

Maximum Analog Resolution: 2048 x 1536
Maximum Digital Resolution: 2560 x 1600

Full HD decode (1080i/p):
Yes, 3rd Generation PureVideo

Display Options:
HDMI
Dual-link DVI
DisplayPort
VGA

HDMI Version: 1.3

PCI-Express 2.0: 20 lanes (1×16 and 4×1)

SATA Drives: 6
SATA Speed: 3 Gbit/s
RAID: 0, 1

Networking: 10/100/1000 BASE-T
USB Ports: 12/2C
PCI Slots: 5
Audio: HDA (Azalia)