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Gaming Performance Comparison

Recommended System Requirements
Game Quadro4 700 XGL GeForce 6500
Cyberpunk 2077 5816% 18425%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 5311% 16843%
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War 5136% 16293%
FIFA 21 2884% 9244%
Watch Dogs Legion 5607% 17769%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 5136% 16293%
World of Warcraft: Shadowlands 8382% 26457%
Grand Theft Auto VI 8225% 25966%
Godfall 9507% 29982%
Genshin Impact 5816% 18425%

In terms of overall gaming performance, the graphical capabilities of the Nvidia Quadro4 700 XGL are massively better than the Nvidia GeForce 6500.

The GeForce 6500 was released over a year more recently than the Quadro4 700 XGL, and so the GeForce 6500 is likely to have better driver support, meaning it will be more optimized for running the latest games when compared to the Quadro4 700 XGL.

Both GPUs exhibit very poor performance, so rather than upgrading from one to the other you should consider looking at more powerful GPUs. Neither of these will be able to run the latest games in any playable way.

The GeForce 6500 has 192 MB more video memory than the Quadro4 700 XGL, so is likely to be slightly better at displaying game textures at higher resolutions. This is supported by the fact that the GeForce 6500 also has superior memory performance overall.

The GeForce 6500 has 1.7 GB/sec greater memory bandwidth than the Quadro4 700 XGL, which means that the memory performance of the GeForce 6500 is marginally better than the Quadro4 700 XGL.

Both the Quadro4 700 XGL and the GeForce 6500 have 4 Shader Processing Units. The two GPUs are based on different architectures, but deliver an equivalent shader performance. To compare, we must continue to look at the memory bandwidth, Texture and Pixel Rates. In this case, we sadly do not have enough data in this area to complete the comparison.

Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GPU Architecture

Core Speed275 MHzvs350 MHz
Boost Clock-vs-
ArchitectureNV25 A2NV44
OC Potential Poor vs -
Driver Support - vs -
Release Date19 Feb 2002vs02 Jan 2005
GPU LinkGD LinkGD Link
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GPU Memory

Memory64 MBvs256 MB
Memory Speed225 MHzvs333 MHz
Memory Bus128 Bitvs128 Bit
Memory TypeDDRvsDDR
Memory Bandwidth3.6GB/secvs5.3GB/sec
L2 Cache 0 KB green tick vs -
Delta Color Compression no vs no
Memory Performance 0% green tick vs green tick 0%
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GPU Display

Shader Processing Units4vs4
Actual Shader Performance0%vs0%
Technology150nmvs-
Texture Mapping Units8vs-
Texture Rate2.2 GTexel/svs-
Render Output Units4vs-
Pixel Rate1.1 GPixel/svs-
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GPU Outputs

Max Digital Resolution (WxH)-vs2560x1600
VGA Connections0vs1
DVI Connections2vs1
HDMI Connections0vs0
DisplayPort Connections-vs-
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GPU Features

DirectX8.1vs9.0c
Shader Model1.3vs3.0
Open GL1.5vs1.5
Open CL-vs-
Notebook GPUnono
SLI/Crossfirenovsno
Dedicatedyesvsyes
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Gaming Performance Value

Performance Value

GPU Mini Review

Mini ReviewQuadro4 700 XGL is a professional graphics card that will deliver similar gaming performance to GeForce4 Ti 4400, though worse due to the lack of support for gaming drivers, lower memory bandwidth and reduced frame buffer size.The NVIDIA GeForce 6500 and 6200 graphics processing units (GPUs) featuring NVIDIA TurboCache technology take full advantage of the PCI Express bus to deliver the turbocharged system performance you need to play all the hottest games and applications.
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