NVIDIA GeForce 6600 vs NVIDIA GeForce 7500 LE

Graphics Processor

GPU model NV43 G72
Architecture Curie Curie
Foundry TSMC TSMC
Manufacturing process 110 nm 90 nm
Number of transistors 146 million 112 million
Die size 154 mm² 81 mm²

Graphics Card

Release date Aug 12th, 2004 Mar 22nd, 2006
Generation GeForce 6 PCIe GeForce 7 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 6 PCIe
Successor GeForce 7 PCIe GeForce 8

Clocks

GPU clock 300 MHz 475 MHz
Memory clock 250 MHz 500 Mbps effective 405 MHz 810 Mbps effective

Memory Configuration

Memory size 256 MB 64 MB
Memory type DDR DDR2
Memory bus width 128 bit 64 bit
Bandwidth 8.000 GB/s 6.480 GB/s

Render Configuration

Pixel shaders 8 8
Vertex shaders 3 5
TMUs 8 8
ROPs 4 4

Performance

Pixel rate 1.200 GPixel/s 1.900 GPixel/s
Vertex rate 225.0 MVertices/s 593.8 MVertices/s
Texture rate 2.400 GTexel/s 3.800 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 VGA1x S-Video
Power connectors None None
Board number P229, P295 P381

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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