NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GT Mac Edition vs NVIDIA GeForce Go 7200

Description

This is a comprehensive analysis comparing the NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GT Mac Edition on one side and NVIDIA GeForce Go 7200 on the other side.

The first video card was released on Apr 17th, 2007. This GPU is equipped with 0.125 GB of GDDR3 memory, with a bandwidth of 24.00 GB/s. The architecture of this card: base clock of and a boost clock of , TDP of this video card is 47 W.

The second video card was released on Sep 1st, 2006 and comes with 0.0625 GB of GDDR3 memory, with a bandwidth of 2.800 GB/s. This GPU also has a base clock of and a boost clock of , and it has a TDP of unknown.

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 NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GT Mac Edition:

  • NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GT Mac Edition is newer: launch date is Apr 17th, 2007.
  • Passmark G3DMark is 61.21%: higher: 116 vs 45.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce Go 7200:

  • Up to 16.67% higher bandwidth: 2.800 GB/s vs 24.00 GB/s.
  • More memory size (RAM): 0.0625 GB vs 0.125 GB.
  • Passmark PassMark G2D is 352.27%: higher: 199 vs 44.

Technical specifications

NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GT Mac Edition NVIDIA GeForce Go 7200
Graphics Processor
GPU Name: NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GT Mac Edition NVIDIA GeForce Go 7200
GPU Variant: G84-303-A2 GF-GO7200-N-A3
Processor: Tesla Curie
Foundry: TSMC TSMC
Technology: 80 nm 90 nm
Transistors: 289 million 112 million
Die Size: 169 mm² 81 mm²
General information
Release Date: Apr 17th, 2007 Sep 1st, 2006
Availability: - -
Generation: GeForce 8 (8600) GeForce Go 7 (Go 7000)
Predecessor: GeForce 7 PCIe GeForce Go 6
Successor: GeForce 9 GeForce 8M
Production: End-of-life End-of-life
Launch Price: 159 USD -
Current Price: - -
Bus Interface: PCIe 1.0 x16 PCIe 1.0 x16
Reviews: 183 in our database -
Clock Speeds
Base Clock Speed: - -
Boost Clock Speed: - -
SOC clock: - -
UVD clock: - -
Memory Clock: 750 MHz 1500 Mbps effective 350 MHz 700 Mbps effective
Memory specs
RAM: 0.125 GB 0.0625 GB
Type of memory: GDDR3 GDDR3
Memory Bus: 128 bit 32 bit
Memory Bandwidth: 24.00 GB/s 2.800 GB/s
Render Config
Shading Units: 32 -
TMUs: 16 4
ROPs: 8 1
Compute units: - -
Tensor Cores: - -
RT Cores: - -
L0 Cache: - -
L1 Cache: - -
L2 Cache: 32 KB -
L3 Cache: - -
Board specs
Slot Width: Single-slot -
Length: 170 mm 6.7 inches -
Width: - -
Height: - -
TDP: 47 W unknown
Suggested PSU: 200 W -
Outputs: 2x DVI No outputs
Power Connectors: None -
Part Number: - -
Board Number: P402 -
Technology Support
DirectX: 11.1 (10_0) 9.0c (9_3)
OpenGL: 3.3 2.1
OpenCL: - -
Vulkan: - -
CUDA: - -
Shader Model: - -

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Fillrate:
NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GT Mac Edition
4.8 GPixel/s
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7200
0.45 GPixel/s
Texture Fillrate:
NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GT Mac Edition
9.6 GTexel/s
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7200
1.8 GTexel/s
FP32 (float):
NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GT Mac Edition
92.8 GFLOPS
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7200
Unified Shaders:
NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GT Mac Edition
32
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7200
No data
Texture Mapping Units:
NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GT Mac Edition
16
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7200
4
Render Output Units:
NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GT Mac Edition
8
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7200
1
Pixel Shaders:
NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GT Mac Edition
No data
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7200
4
Vertex Shaders:
NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GT Mac Edition
No data
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7200
3

Benchmarks Performance Tests

Passmark (G3D):
NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GT Mac Edition
116
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7200
45
PassMark (G2D):
NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GT Mac Edition
44
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7200
199

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