i3DSpeed, December 2007
NVIDIA GeForce 8500 GT PCI-E 256MB DDR2 (460/800 MHz)
On the example of MSI GeForce 8500 GT PCI-E 256MB DDR2 (460/800 MHz).
- NVIDIA GeForce 8500 GT GPU, 460/1188 MHz clock rate;
- Pixel processors: -
- Vertex processors: -
- Unified processors: 16
- Texture processors: 8
- ROPs: 8
- 256MB DDR2 SGRAM in 8 BGA chips; 400 (800) MHz peak clock rate
- 128-bit bus
This graphics card supports DirectX 10.
Released in 2007, this new product from NVIDIA supports all innovations, including DX10 shaders.
2.5ns fetch corresponds to the actual 400 (800) MHz clock rate.
You can read more on GeForce 8 Series in our reviews.
On December 15, 2007 the latest drivers from NVIDIA were 169.21 WHQL
for Windows XP and 169.25 WHQL for Vista.