3Digest: May 2007
NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GT PCI-E 256MB DDR3 (560/1560 MHz)
This GPU is presented by MSI GeForce 8600 GT PCI-E 256MB DDR3 (560/1560 MHz).
- NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GT GPU, 560/1300 MHz clock rate
- Pixel processors: -
- Vertex processors: -
- Unified processors: 32
- Texture processors: 16
- ROPs: 16
- 256MB DDR3 SGRAM in 4 chips. 780 (1560) MHz peak clock rate.
- 128-bit bus;
By the end of the month the product costs about $180, supports DirectX 10.
Released in 2007, this new product from NVIDIA supports all innovations, including DX10 shaders.
1.2ns fetch corresponds to 800 (1600) MHz clock rate, but memory works at 780 (1560) MHz.
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On May 15, 2007 the latest drivers from NVIDIA were 160.02 (all series) for Windows XP.