Intel Xe DG1 vs NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT Mac Edition

Description

This is a comprehensive analysis comparing the Intel Xe DG1 on one side and NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT Mac Edition 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 Oct 25th, 2008 and comes with 0.5 GB of GDDR3 memory, with a bandwidth of 25.34 GB/s. This GPU also has a base clock of and a boost clock of , and it has a TDP of 23 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 62.88% higher bandwidth: 68.26 GB/s vs 25.34 GB/s.
  • Up to 95.97% higher in FLOPS: 1984 GFLOPS vs 80 GFLOPS.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT Mac Edition:

  • NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT Mac Edition is newer: launch date is Oct 25th, 2008.
  • More memory size (RAM): 0.5 GB vs 4 GB.
  • Consumes less energy: 23 W vs 30 W.

Technical specifications

Intel Xe DG1 NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT Mac Edition
Graphics Processor
GPU Name: Intel Xe DG1 NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT Mac Edition
GPU Variant: - NB9P-GS
Processor: Generation 12.1 Tesla
Foundry: Intel TSMC
Technology: 10 nm 55 nm
Transistors: unknown 314 million
Die Size: 95 mm² 121 mm²
General information
Release Date: Never Released Oct 25th, 2008
Availability: - -
Generation: Xe Graphics GeForce 9M (9600M)
Predecessor: - GeForce 8M
Successor: - GeForce 100M
Production: Active End-of-life
Launch Price: - -
Current Price: - -
Bus Interface: PCIe 4.0 x8 MXM-II
Reviews: - -
Clock Speeds
Base Clock Speed: 900 MHz -
Boost Clock Speed: 1550 MHz -
SOC clock: - -
UVD clock: - -
Memory Clock: 2133 MHz 4.3 Gbps effective 792 MHz 1584 Mbps effective
Memory specs
RAM: 4 GB 0.5 GB
Type of memory: LPDDR4X GDDR3
Memory Bus: 128 bit 128 bit
Memory Bandwidth: 68.26 GB/s 25.34 GB/s
Render Config
Shading Units: 640 32
TMUs: 40 16
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 MXM Module
Length: 178 mm 7 inches -
Width: - -
Height: - -
TDP: 30 W 23 W
Suggested PSU: 200 W -
Outputs: 1x HDMI3x DisplayPort No outputs
Power Connectors: None -
Part Number: - -
Board Number: - -
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 9600M GT Mac Edition
4 GPixel/s
Texture Fillrate:
Intel Xe DG1
62 GTexel/s
NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT Mac Edition
8 GTexel/s
FP16 (half):
Intel Xe DG1
3968 GFLOPS (2:1)
NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT Mac Edition
FP32 (float):
Intel Xe DG1
1984 GFLOPS
NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT Mac Edition
80 GFLOPS
FP64 (double):
Intel Xe DG1
496 GFLOPS (1:4)
NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT Mac Edition
Unified Shaders:
Intel Xe DG1
640
NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT Mac Edition
32
Texture Mapping Units:
Intel Xe DG1
40
NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT Mac Edition
16
Render Output Units:
Intel Xe DG1
20
NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT Mac Edition
8

Benchmarks Performance Tests

Passmark (G3D):
Intel Xe DG1
No data
NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT Mac Edition
138
PassMark (G2D):
Intel Xe DG1
No data
NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT Mac Edition
32

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