NVIDIA GeForce 7600 GS AGP vs NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GT Mac Edition

Graphics Processor

GPU model G71 G84
GPU variant G71-H-N-B1 G84-303-A2
Architecture Curie Tesla
Foundry TSMC TSMC
Manufacturing process 90 nm 80 nm
Number of transistors 278 million 289 million
Die size 196 mm² 169 mm²

Graphics Card

Release date Jul 1st, 2006 Apr 17th, 2007
Generation GeForce 7 AGP GeForce 8
Production End-of-life End-of-life
Interface AGP 8x PCIe 1.0 x16
Reviews 83 in our database 183 in our database
Predecessor GeForce 6 AGP GeForce 7 PCIe
Successor GeForce 8 GeForce 9
Launch price 159 USD

Clocks

GPU clock 500 MHz 600 MHz
Memory clock 725 MHz 1450 Mbps effective 750 MHz 1500 Mbps effective
Shader clock 1450 MHz

Memory Configuration

Memory size 256 MB 128 MB
Memory type GDDR3 GDDR3
Memory bus width 128 bit 128 bit
Bandwidth 23.20 GB/s 24.00 GB/s

Render Configuration

Pixel shaders 12
Vertex shaders 5
TMUs 12 16
ROPs 8 8
Shading units 32
SM count 4
Cache L2 32 KB

Performance

Pixel rate 4.000 GPixel/s 4.800 GPixel/s
Vertex rate 625.0 MVertices/s
Texture rate 6.000 GTexel/s 9.600 GTexel/s
FP32 (float) performance 92.80 GFLOPS

Dimensions & Outputs

Slot width Single-slot Single-slot
TDP 27 W 47 W
Suggested PSU 200 W 200 W
Outputs 1x DVI1x VGA1x S-Video 2x DVI
Power connectors 1x Molex None
Length 170 mm 6.7 inches
Board number P402

API Support & Features

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

Other Features

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