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NVIDIA GeForce 9600 GSO 512
The GeForce 9600 GSO 512 was a graphics card by NVIDIA, launched in October 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. Unlike the fully unlocked GeForce 9600 GT Mac Edition, which uses the same GPU but has all 64 shaders enabled, NVIDIA has disabled some shading units on the GeForce 9600 GSO 512 to reach the product's target shader count. It features 48 shading units, 24 texture mapping units and 16 ROPs. NVIDIA has placed 512 MB GDDR3 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.
We recommend the NVIDIA GeForce 9600 GSO 512 for gaming with highest details at resolutions up to, and including, 1280x720.
Being a single-slot card, the NVIDIA GeForce 9600 GSO 512 draws power from 1x 6-pin power connectors, with power draw rated at 90 W maximum. Display outputs include: 2x DVI, 1x S-Video. GeForce 9600 GSO 512 is connected to the rest of the system using a PCIe 2.0 x16 interface. The card measures 229 mm in length, and features a single-slot cooling solution.
||Oct 23rd, 2008
||PCIe 2.0 x16
1800 MHz effective
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