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3Digest: February 2006
NVIDIA GeForce 6800 GS PCI-E 512MB DDR3 (485/1300 MHz)

Gainward Bliss 6800 GS GLH PCI-E 512MB DDR3 (485/1300 MHz), PCI-E.


  • NVIDIA GeForce 6800 GS GPU, 485 MHz clock rate;
  • Pixel pipelines: 12
  • Vertex pipelines: 5
  • Texture processors: 12
  • ROPs: 12
  • 512MB DDR3 SGRAM in 8 Samsung BGA chips. 650 (1300) MHz max. clock rate.
  • 256-bit bus;
  • Peak fill rate in the multitexturing mode without optimizations is 5820 megapixels/sec and 5820 megatexels/sec.

By the end of the month the product costs $250-270, supports DirectX 9.0c.

This $220-250 product supports all modern technologies, including Shaders 3.0. PCI-Express x16, 512MB GDDR3 SDRAM in 8 Samsung chips.

1.4ns fetch indicates 700 (1400) MHz clock rate, but the memory operates at 650 (1300) MHz. This product was released in November as a rival to ATI X1600 XT. But since the latter has become cheaper, the card has no rivals to compete with.

You can read more on GeForce 6 Series in our reviews: Theoretical and analytical graphics card reviews containing functional analysis of NVIDIA GPUs

On February 15, 2006 the latest drivers from NVIDIA were 81.98 WHQL (updated) for Windows XP.

Andrey Vorobiev (Anvakams@ixbt.com)


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