Intel Xe DG1 vs NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GS

Description

This is a comprehensive analysis comparing the Intel Xe DG1 on one side and NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GS on the other side.

The first video card was released on Never Released. This GPU is equipped with 4 GB of LPDDR4X memory, with a bandwidth of 68.26 GB/s. The architecture of this card: base clock of 900 MHz and a boost clock of 1550 MHz, TDP of this video card is 30 W.

The second video card was released on Apr 17th, 2007 and comes with 0.5 GB of DDR2 memory, with a bandwidth of 12.80 GB/s. This GPU also has a base clock of and a boost clock of , and it has a TDP of 47 W.

This table also comprises board specifications, pixel and texture filtration, launch price, and benchmarks such as G3DMark, PassMark G2D, 3DMark Firestrike, FPS, and Hashrate.

Key Differences

Advantages of Intel Xe DG1:

  • Up to 81.25% higher bandwidth: 68.26 GB/s vs 12.80 GB/s.
  • Consumes less energy: 47 W vs 30 W.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GS:

  • NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GS is newer: launch date is Apr 17th, 2007.
  • More memory size (RAM): 0.5 GB vs 4 GB.
  • Up to 91.94% higher in FLOPS: 38.08 GFLOPS vs 1984 GFLOPS.

Technical specifications

Intel Xe DG1 NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GS
Graphics Processor
GPU Name: Intel Xe DG1 NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GS
GPU Variant: - -
Processor: Generation 12.1 Tesla
Foundry: Intel TSMC
Technology: 10 nm 80 nm
Transistors: unknown 289 million
Die Size: 95 mm² 169 mm²
General information
Release Date: Never Released Apr 17th, 2007
Availability: - -
Generation: Xe Graphics GeForce 8 (8600)
Predecessor: - GeForce 7 PCIe
Successor: - GeForce 9
Production: Active End-of-life
Launch Price: - -
Current Price: - -
Bus Interface: PCIe 4.0 x8 PCIe 1.0 x16
Reviews: - 183 in our database
Clock Speeds
Base Clock Speed: 900 MHz -
Boost Clock Speed: 1550 MHz -
SOC clock: - -
UVD clock: - -
Memory Clock: 2133 MHz 4.3 Gbps effective 400 MHz 800 Mbps effective
Memory specs
RAM: 4 GB 0.5 GB
Type of memory: LPDDR4X DDR2
Memory Bus: 128 bit 128 bit
Memory Bandwidth: 68.26 GB/s 12.80 GB/s
Render Config
Shading Units: 640 16
TMUs: 40 8
ROPs: 20 8
Compute units: - -
Tensor Cores: - -
RT Cores: - -
L0 Cache: - -
L1 Cache: - -
L2 Cache: 1024 KB 32 KB
L3 Cache: 16 MB -
Board specs
Slot Width: Dual-slot Single-slot
Length: 178 mm 7 inches -
Width: - -
Height: - -
TDP: 30 W 47 W
Suggested PSU: 200 W 200 W
Outputs: 1x HDMI3x DisplayPort 1x DVI1x VGA1x S-Video
Power Connectors: None None
Part Number: - -
Board Number: - P403
Technology Support
DirectX: 12 (12_1) 11.1 (10_0)
OpenGL: 4.6 3.3
OpenCL: - -
Vulkan: - -
CUDA: - -
Shader Model: - -

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Fillrate:
Intel Xe DG1
31 GPixel/s
NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GS
4.32 GPixel/s
Texture Fillrate:
Intel Xe DG1
62 GTexel/s
NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GS
4.32 GTexel/s
FP16 (half):
Intel Xe DG1
3968 GFLOPS (2:1)
NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GS
FP32 (float):
Intel Xe DG1
1984 GFLOPS
NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GS
38.08 GFLOPS
FP64 (double):
Intel Xe DG1
496 GFLOPS (1:4)
NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GS
Unified Shaders:
Intel Xe DG1
640
NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GS
16
Texture Mapping Units:
Intel Xe DG1
40
NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GS
8
Render Output Units:
Intel Xe DG1
20
NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GS
8

Benchmarks Performance Tests

Passmark (G3D):
Intel Xe DG1
No data
NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GS
92
PassMark (G2D):
Intel Xe DG1
No data
NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GS
100
Power Performance:
Intel Xe DG1
No data
NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GS
1.96

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