NVIDIA GeForce 6600 GT vs NVIDIA GeForce 7300 GT

Graphics Processor

GPU model NV43 G73
Architecture Curie Curie
Foundry TSMC TSMC
Manufacturing process 110 nm 90 nm
Number of transistors 146 million 177 million
Die size 154 mm² 125 mm²
GPU variant G73-VZ-N-B1

Graphics Card

Release date Aug 12th, 2004 May 15th, 2006
Generation GeForce 6 PCIe GeForce 7 PCIe
Production End-of-life End-of-life
Launch price 199 USD
Interface PCIe 1.0 x16 PCIe 1.0 x16
Reviews 146 in our database 42 in our database
Predecessor GeForce PCX GeForce 6 PCIe
Successor GeForce 7 PCIe GeForce 8

Clocks

GPU clock 500 MHz 350 MHz
Memory clock 500 MHz 1000 Mbps effective 325 MHz 650 Mbps effective

Memory Configuration

Memory size 128 MB 128 MB
Memory type GDDR3 DDR2
Memory bus width 128 bit 128 bit
Bandwidth 16.00 GB/s 10.40 GB/s

Render Configuration

Pixel shaders 8 8
Vertex shaders 3 4
TMUs 8 8
ROPs 4 8

Performance

Pixel rate 2.000 GPixel/s 2.800 GPixel/s
Vertex rate 375.0 MVertices/s 350.0 MVertices/s
Texture rate 4.000 GTexel/s 2.800 GTexel/s

Dimensions & Outputs

Slot width Single-slot Single-slot
TDP unknown 24 W
Suggested PSU 200 W 200 W
Outputs 1x DVI1x VGA1x S-Video 1x DVI1x VGA1x S-Video
Power connectors None None
Board number P216 P501

API Support & Features

DirectX 9.0c (9_3) 9.0c (9_3)
OpenGL 2.0 (full) 2.1 (partial) 2.1
OpenCL
Vulkan
Shader model 3.0 3.0

Other Features

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