NVIDIA GeForce 6600 vs NVIDIA GeForce 6610 XL

Graphics Processor

GPU model NV43 NV43
Architecture Curie Curie
Foundry TSMC TSMC
Manufacturing process 110 nm 110 nm
Number of transistors 146 million 146 million
Die size 154 mm² 154 mm²

Graphics Card

Release date Aug 12th, 2004 Nov 14th, 2004
Generation GeForce 6 PCIe GeForce 6 PCIe
Production End-of-life End-of-life
Interface PCIe 1.0 x16 PCIe 1.0 x16
Reviews 146 in our database
Predecessor GeForce PCX GeForce PCX
Successor GeForce 7 PCIe GeForce 7 PCIe

Clocks

GPU clock 300 MHz 400 MHz
Memory clock 250 MHz 500 Mbps effective 400 MHz 800 Mbps effective

Memory Configuration

Memory size 256 MB 128 MB
Memory type DDR GDDR3
Memory bus width 128 bit 128 bit
Bandwidth 8.000 GB/s 12.80 GB/s

Render Configuration

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

Performance

Pixel rate 1.200 GPixel/s 1.600 GPixel/s
Vertex rate 225.0 MVertices/s 300.0 MVertices/s
Texture rate 2.400 GTexel/s 3.200 GTexel/s

Dimensions & Outputs

Slot width Single-slot Single-slot
TDP unknown unknown
Suggested PSU 200 W 200 W
Outputs 1x DVI1x VGA1x S-Video 1x DVI1x VGA
Power connectors None None
Board number P229, P295 P216

API Support & Features

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

Other Features

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