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NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GTS Mac Edition

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The GeForce 8600 GTS Mac Edition was a graphics card by NVIDIA, launched in September 2007. Built on the 80 nm process, and based on the G84 graphics processor, in its G84-400-A2 variant, the card supports DirectX 10.0. The G84 graphics processor is an average sized chip with a die area of 169 mm² and 289 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 675 MHz, memory is running at 1008 MHz.
We recommend the NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GTS Mac Edition for gaming with highest details at resolutions up to, and including, 1024x768.
Being a single-slot card, the NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GTS Mac Edition draws power from 1x 6-pin power connectors, with power draw rated at 75 W maximum. Display outputs include: 2x DVI. GeForce 8600 GTS Mac Edition is connected to the rest of the system using a PCIe 1.0 x16 interface.

Graphics Processor

GPU Name: G84
GPU Variant: G84-400-A2
Architecture: Tesla
Process Size: 80 nm
Transistors: 289 million
Die Size: 169 mm²

Graphics Card

Released: Sep 21st, 2007
Production Status: End-of-life
Bus Interface: PCIe 1.0 x16

Clock Speeds

GPU Clock: 675 MHz
Shader Clock: 1450 MHz
Memory Clock: 1008 MHz
2016 MHz effective


Memory Size: 512 MB
Memory Type: GDDR3
Memory Bus: 128 bit
Bandwidth: 32.3 GB/s

Render Config

Shading Units: 32
TMUs: 16
ROPs: 8
SM Count: 2
Pixel Rate: 5.40 GPixel/s
Texture Rate: 10.80 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance: 92.80 GFLOPS

Board Design

Slot Width: Single-slot
TDP: 75 W
Outputs: 2x DVI
Power Connectors: 1x 6-pin
Board Number: P401

Graphics Features

DirectX: 10.0
OpenGL: 3.3
OpenCL: n/a
CUDA: 1.1
Shader Model: 4.0


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