3Digest: May 2007
NVIDIA GeForce 8500 GT PCI-E 256MB DDR3 (600/1200 MHz)
This GPU is presented by Palit GeForce 8500 GT Sonic PCI-E 256MB DDR3 (600/1200 MHz).
- NVIDIA GeForce 8500 GT GPU, 600/1350 MHz clock rate
- Pixel processors: -
- Vertex processors: -
- Unified processors: 16
- Texture processors: 8
- ROPs: 8
- 256MB DDR3 SGRAM in 8 BGA chips. 600 (1200) MHz peak clock rate.
- 128-bit bus;
By the end of the month the product costs about $120, supports DirectX 10.
Released in 2007, this new product from NVIDIA supports all innovations, including DX10 shaders.
1.3ns fetch corresponds to the actual 600 (1200) MHz clock rate.
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On May 15, 2007 the latest drivers from NVIDIA were 160.02 (all series) for Windows XP.