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NV43 A2
Graphics Processor
8 x2
Pixel Shaders
3 x2
Vertex Shaders
8 x2
4 x2
128 MB x2
Memory Size
Memory Type
128 bit x2
Bus Width
GIGABYTE 6600 GT 3D1 Image NVIDIA NV43 A2 Image

Graphics Processor

GPU Name: NV43 A2
Architecture: Curie
Process Size: 110 nm
Transistors: 146 million
Die Size: 150 mm²

Graphics Card

Released: Aug 12th, 2004
Dec 28th, 2004
Production Status: End-of-life
Bus Interface: PCIe 1.0 x16

Clock Speeds

GPU Clock: 450 MHz
506 MHz (+12%)
Memory Clock: 500 MHz
566 MHz (+13%)
1000 MHz effective
1132 MHz effective


Memory Size: 128 MB x2
Memory Type: GDDR3
Memory Bus: 128 bit x2
Bandwidth: 16.00 GB/s x2
18.11 GB/s x2

Render Config

Pixel Shaders: 8 x2
Vertex Shaders: 3 x2
TMUs: 8 x2
ROPs: 4 x2
Pixel Rate: 1.800 GPixel/s x2
2.024 GPixel/s x2
Vertex Rate: 338 MVertices/s x2
380 MVertices/s x2
Texture Rate: 3.60 GTexel/s x2
4.05 GTexel/s x2

Board Design

Slot Width: Single-slot
TDP: unknown
Outputs: 1x DVI
1x VGA
1x S-Video
Power Connectors: 1x 6-pin
Board Number: P216

Graphics Features

DirectX: 9.0c
OpenGL: 2.1
OpenCL: n/a
Shader Model: 3.0


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Name GPU Clock Memory Clock Other Changes
GIGABYTE 6600 GT 3D1 506 MHz 566 MHz
GIGABYTE 6600 GT 3D1 XL 450 MHz 500 MHz