ATI Radeon HD 2600 XT AGP vs NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GTS

Graphics Processor

GPU model RV630 G84
GPU variant RV630 XT (215CDABKA15FG) G84-400-A2
Architecture TeraScale Tesla
Foundry TSMC TSMC
Manufacturing process 65 nm 80 nm
Number of transistors 390 million 289 million
Die size 153 mm² 169 mm²

Graphics Card

Release date Jun 28th, 2007 Apr 17th, 2007
Generation Radeon R600 GeForce 8
Production End-of-life End-of-life
Interface AGP 8x PCIe 1.0 x16
Reviews 82 in our database 183 in our database
Predecessor Radeon R500 PCIe GeForce 7 PCIe
Successor Radeon R700 GeForce 9
Launch price 199 USD

Clocks

GPU clock 800 MHz 675 MHz
Memory clock 800 MHz 1600 Mbps effective 1000 MHz 2 Gbps effective
Shader clock 1450 MHz

Memory Configuration

Memory size 256 MB 256 MB
Memory type GDDR3 GDDR3
Memory bus width 128 bit 128 bit
Bandwidth 25.60 GB/s 32.00 GB/s

Render Configuration

Shading units 120 32
TMUs 8 16
ROPs 4 8
Compute units 3
Cache L2 64 KB 32 KB
SM count 4

Performance

Pixel rate 3.200 GPixel/s 5.400 GPixel/s
Texture rate 6.400 GTexel/s 10.80 GTexel/s
FP32 (float) performance 192.0 GFLOPS 92.80 GFLOPS

Dimensions & Outputs

Slot width Single-slot Single-slot
TDP 45 W 60 W
Suggested PSU 200 W 250 W
Outputs 1x DVI1x VGA1x S-Video 2x DVI1x S-Video
Power connectors 1x 6-pin 1x 6-pin
Length 198 mm 7.8 inches
Board number P401

API Support & Features

DirectX 10.0 (10_0) 11.1 (10_0)
OpenGL 3.3 3.3
OpenCL 1.1
Vulkan
Shader model 4.0 4.0
CUDA 1.1

Other Features

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