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Nvidia GeForce 8600 GS

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How well can the GeForce 8600 GS run games
28 Oct 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

Based on current gaming requirements the GeForce 8600 GS is considered one of the weakest cards and wont meet modern AAA game specs. GeForce 8600 GS is capable of DirectX 10 gaming requirements.

How many years will the GeForce 8600 GS graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce 8600 GS in your PC? Its upgrade time for the GeForce 8600 GS, assuming you are a modern day gamer.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce 8600 GS? If you are thinking of upgrading this graphics card then we would currently suggest the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB. This PC hardware upgrade performs 3033% better and can run 821 of today’s 1000 most demanding PC games. Alternatively we would suggest getting a R-500 Series Radeon RX 580 8GB, as it can run 752 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today with 2456% increased graphics performance.
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The GeForce 8600 GS is released on 01 Apr 2007

GeForce 8600 GS Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce 8600 GS
GPU
Architecture
G84
Process
80nm
TMUs
8
Texture Rate
4 GTexel/s
ROPs
8
Pixel Rate
4 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units (Cuda Cores)
16
Ray Tracing Cores
Tensor Cores
-
Driver Support
-
Release Price
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 10
Shader
4.0
Open GL
2.1
Resolution (WxH)
2560x1600
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
256 MB
Memory Speed
400 MHz
Memory Bus
128 Bit
Memory Type
DDR2
Memory Bandwidth
12.8GB/sec
L2 Cache
0KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
1
DVI Connection
1
HDMI Connection
0
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
540 MHz
Power
Max Power
47 Watts
PSU
350 Watt & 24 Amps
Power Connector
None
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
Best RAM Match
3 GB
Best Resolution
1024 x 768
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Resolution Performance
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2.4
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GeForce 8600 GS Game Requirement Analysis

GeForce 8600 GS is a middle-class GFX based on the 80nm variant of the first-shader unified architecture.
It's based on the G84 Core and offers 16 Shader Processing Units, 8 TMUs and 8 ROPs, on a 128-bit memory interface of DDR2. The central unit runs at 540MHz and the memory clock operates at 400MHz. It will consume no more than 47 Watt.
It's therefore more comparable to GeForce 8500 GT and pales in comparison with GeForce 8600 GT.
This GPU is only suited for a 1024x768 (or less) resolution. Most of today's games will only run at low settings and extremely demanding games might not run at all. DirectX 11 based games aren't supported and its performance will decrease drastically, as the resolution increases.


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GeForce 8600 GS vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Graphics Card
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RAM
12GB
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GeForce 8600 GS Extras
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