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NVIDIA GeForce 9600 GT

G94
Graphics Processor
64
Cores
32
TMUs
16
ROPs
512 MB
Memory Size
DDR3
Memory Type
256 bit
Bus Width
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The GeForce 9600 GT was a mid-range graphics card by NVIDIA, launched in February 2008. Built on the 65 nm process, and based on the G94 graphics processor, in its G94-300-A1 variant, the card supports DirectX 10.0. The G94 graphics processor is an average sized chip with a die area of 240 mm² and 505 million transistors. It features 64 shading units, 32 texture mapping units and 16 ROPs. NVIDIA has placed 512 MB DDR3 memory on the card, which are connected using a 256-bit memory interface. The GPU is operating at a frequency of 650 MHz, memory is running at 900 MHz.
Being a single-slot card, the NVIDIA GeForce 9600 GT draws power from 1x 6-pin power connectors, with power draw rated at 95 W maximum. Display outputs include: 2x DVI, 1x S-Video. GeForce 9600 GT is connected to the rest of the system using a PCI-Express 2.0 x16 interface. The card measures 229 mm in length, and features a single-slot cooling solution. Its price at launch was 179 US Dollars.

Graphics Processor

GPU Name
G94
GPU Variant
G94-300-A1
Architecture
Tesla
Process Size
65 nm
Transistors
505 million
Die Size
240 mm²

Graphics Card

Release Date
Feb 21st, 2008
Generation
NVIDIA GeForce 9 9600
Production Status
End-of-life
Launch Price
179 USD
Bus Interface
PCIe 2.0 x16

Relative Performance

18%
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37%
43%
45%
56%
73%
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81%
85%
87%
100%
GeForce 9600 GT
106%
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142%
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150%
155%
177%
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671%
738%
749%
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847%
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863%
928%
940%
940%
950%
1040%
1063%
1114%
1149%
1262%
1307%
1426%
1426%
1485%
1737%
1782%
Based on TPU review data: "Performance Summary" at 1920x1080

Clock Speeds

GPU Clock
650 MHz
Shader Clock
1625 MHz
Memory Clock
900 MHz
1800 MHz effective

Memory

Memory Size
512 MB
Memory Type
DDR3
Memory Bus
256 bit
Bandwidth
57.60 GB/s

Render Config

Shading Units
64
TMUs
32
ROPs
16
SM Count
4

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Rate
10.40 GPixel/s
Texture Rate
20.80 GTexel/s
FP32 (float) performance
208.0 GFLOPS

Board Design

Slot Width
Single-slot
Length
9 inches
229 mm
TDP
95 W
Outputs
2x DVI
1x S-Video
Power Connectors
1x 6-pin
Board Number
P545

Graphics Features

DirectX
10.0
OpenGL
3.3
OpenCL
1.1
Vulkan
N/A
CUDA
1.1
Shader Model
4.0

Card Notes

Memory Variant: 1 GB

Retail boards based on this design (10)

Name GPU Clock Memory Clock Other Changes
ASUS 9600 GT Black Pearl 700 MHz 950 MHz 2x DVI 1x HDMI
ASUS 9600 GT Magic 650 MHz 400 MHz DDR2
ASUS 9600 GT Magic HDMI 600 MHz 400 MHz DDR2, 8.25 inches/210 mm, 1x DVI 1x HDMI 1x VGA
ASUS 9600 GT OC Gear 650 MHz 1008 MHz
ASUS 9600 GT Silent 650 MHz 900 MHz Dual-slot, 2x DVI 1x HDMI
ASUS 9600 GT TOP 720 MHz 1000 MHz
ASUS ROG Matrix 9600 GT 650 MHz 900 MHz Dual-slot, 1x DVI 1x HDMI 1x S-Video
Gainward Bliss 9600 GT 650 MHz 900 MHz Dual-slot, 1x DVI 1x HDMI 1x S-Video
SPARKLE Calibre 9600 GT 700 MHz 1000 MHz
ZOTAC 9600 GT AMP! Edition 725 MHz 1000 MHz