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NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT

G96
Graphics Processor
32
Cores
16
TMUs
8
ROPs
512 MB
Memory Size
GDDR3
Memory Type
128 bit
Bus Width
NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT Image NVIDIA G96 Image
The GeForce 9600M GT was a graphics card by NVIDIA, launched in June 2008. Built on the 65 nm process, and based on the G96 graphics processor, in its NB9P-GS variant, the card supports DirectX 10.0. The G96 graphics processor is an average sized chip with a die area of 144 mm² and 314 million transistors. It features 32 shading units, 16 texture mapping units and 8 ROPs. NVIDIA has placed 512 MB GDDR3 memory on the card, which are connected using a 128-bit memory interface. The GPU is operating at a frequency of 500 MHz, memory is running at 800 MHz.
We recommend the NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT for gaming with highest details at resolutions up to, and including, 800x600.
Being a mxm module card, the NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT does not require any additional power connector, its power draw is rated at 23 W maximum.

Graphics Processor

GPU Name: G96
GPU Variant: NB9P-GS
Architecture: Tesla
Process Size: 65 nm
Transistors: 314 million
Die Size: 144 mm²

Graphics Card

Released: Jun 4th, 2008
Production Status: End-of-life
Bus Interface: MXM-II

Relative Performance

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GeForce 9600M GT
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Based on TPU review data: "Performance Summary" at 1920x1080
GeForce 9600M GT performance estimated based on architecture, shader count and clocks.

Clock Speeds

GPU Clock: 500 MHz
Shader Clock: 1250 MHz
Memory Clock: 800 MHz
1600 MHz effective

Memory

Memory Size: 512 MB
Memory Type: GDDR3
Memory Bus: 128 bit
Bandwidth: 25.60 GB/s

Render Config

Shading Units: 32
TMUs: 16
ROPs: 8
SM Count: 2
Pixel Rate: 4.000 GPixel/s
Texture Rate: 8.000 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance: 80.00 GFLOPS

Board Design

Slot Width: MXM Module
TDP: 23 W
Power Connectors: None
Board Number: P601, P616

Graphics Features

DirectX: 10.0
OpenGL: 3.3
OpenCL: 1.1
CUDA: 1.1
Shader Model: 4.0

Retail boards based on this design (2)

Name GPU Clock Memory Clock Other Changes
Acer 9600M GT 500 MHz 800 MHz
Compal 9600M GT 500 MHz 800 MHz