NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GT Mac Edition vs NVIDIA Quadro FX 380

Graphics Processor

GPU model G84 G96
GPU variant G84-303-A2
Architecture Tesla Tesla
Foundry TSMC UMC
Manufacturing process 80 nm 65 nm
Number of transistors 289 million 314 million
Die size 169 mm² 144 mm²

Graphics Card

Release date Apr 17th, 2007 Mar 30th, 2009
Generation GeForce 8 Quadro FX
Production End-of-life End-of-life
Launch price 159 USD 129 USD
Interface PCIe 1.0 x16 PCIe 2.0 x16
Reviews 183 in our database 26 in our database
Predecessor GeForce 7 PCIe
Successor GeForce 9

Clocks

GPU clock 600 MHz 450 MHz
Shader clock 1450 MHz 1100 MHz
Memory clock 750 MHz 1500 Mbps effective 700 MHz 1400 Mbps effective

Memory Configuration

Memory size 128 MB 256 MB
Memory type GDDR3 GDDR3
Memory bus width 128 bit 128 bit
Bandwidth 24.00 GB/s 22.40 GB/s

Render Configuration

Shading units 32 16
TMUs 16 8
ROPs 8 8
SM count 4 2
Cache L2 32 KB 32 KB

Performance

Pixel rate 4.800 GPixel/s 3.600 GPixel/s
Texture rate 9.600 GTexel/s 3.600 GTexel/s
FP32 (float) performance 92.80 GFLOPS 35.20 GFLOPS

Dimensions & Outputs

Slot width Single-slot Single-slot
Length 170 mm 6.7 inches 198 mm 7.8 inches
TDP 47 W 34 W
Suggested PSU 200 W 200 W
Outputs 2x DVI 2x DVI
Power connectors None None
Board number P402 P977
Width 111 mm 4.4 inches

API Support & Features

DirectX 11.1 (10_0) 11.1 (10_0)
OpenGL 3.3 3.3
OpenCL 1.1 1.1
Vulkan
CUDA 1.1 1.1
Shader model 4.0 4.0

Other Features

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