NVIDIA GeForce 6600 vs NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT

Graphics Processor

GPU model NV43 G84
Architecture Curie Tesla
Foundry TSMC TSMC
Manufacturing process 110 nm 80 nm
Number of transistors 146 million 289 million
Die size 154 mm² 169 mm²
GPU variant NB8P-GS

Graphics Card

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

Clocks

GPU clock 300 MHz 475 MHz
Memory clock 250 MHz 500 Mbps effective 700 MHz 1400 Mbps effective
Shader clock 950 MHz

Memory Configuration

Memory size 256 MB 512 MB
Memory type DDR GDDR3
Memory bus width 128 bit 128 bit
Bandwidth 8.000 GB/s 22.40 GB/s

Render Configuration

Pixel shaders 8
Vertex shaders 3
TMUs 8 16
ROPs 4 8
Shading units 32
SM count 4
Cache L2 32 KB

Performance

Pixel rate 1.200 GPixel/s 3.800 GPixel/s
Vertex rate 225.0 MVertices/s
Texture rate 2.400 GTexel/s 7.600 GTexel/s
FP32 (float) performance 60.80 GFLOPS

Dimensions & Outputs

Slot width Single-slot MXM Module
TDP unknown 20 W
Suggested PSU 200 W
Outputs 1x DVI1x VGA1x S-Video No outputs
Power connectors None
Board number P229, P295

API Support & Features

DirectX 9.0c (9_3) 11.1 (10_0)
OpenGL 2.0 (full) 2.1 (partial) 3.3
OpenCL 1.1
Vulkan
Shader model 3.0 4.0
CUDA 1.1

Other Features

Mobile graphics

Release date May 1st, 2007
Generation GeForce 8M (8000M)
Production End-of-life
Interface MXM-II
Predecessor GeForce Go 7
Successor GeForce 9M

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