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NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT

G84
Graphics Processor
32
Cores
16
TMUs
8
ROPs
512 MB
Memory Size
GDDR3
Memory Type
128 bit
Bus Width
NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT Image NVIDIA G84 Image
The GeForce 8600M GT was a graphics card by NVIDIA, launched in May 2007. Built on the 80 nm process, and based on the G84 graphics processor, in its NB8P-GS 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 475 MHz, memory is running at 700 MHz.
We recommend the NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT for gaming with highest details at resolutions up to, and including, 800x600.
Being a mxm module card, its power draw is rated at 20 W maximum.

Graphics Processor

GPU Name: G84
GPU Variant: NB8P-GS
Architecture: Tesla
Process Size: 80 nm
Transistors: 289 million
Die Size: 169 mm²

Graphics Card

Released: May 1st, 2007
Production Status: End-of-life
Bus Interface: MXM-II

Relative Performance

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GeForce 8600M GT
117%
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2204%
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2608%
3078%
3601%
Based on TPU review data: "Performance Summary" at 1920x1080
GeForce 8600M GT performance estimated based on architecture, shader count and clocks.

Clock Speeds

GPU Clock: 475 MHz
Shader Clock: 950 MHz
Memory Clock: 700 MHz
1400 MHz effective

Memory

Memory Size: 512 MB
Memory Type: GDDR3
Memory Bus: 128 bit
Bandwidth: 22.40 GB/s

Render Config

Shading Units: 32
TMUs: 16
ROPs: 8
SM Count: 2
Pixel Rate: 3.80 GPixel/s
Texture Rate: 7.60 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance: 60.80 GFLOPS

Board Design

Slot Width: MXM Module
TDP: 20 W

Graphics Features

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