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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of GeForce GT 9600

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce GT 9600

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Higher clock speed 650 MHz vs 450 MHz Around 45% higher clock speed
Higher effective memory clock speed 1,800 MHz vs 1,100 MHz Around 65% higher effective memory clock speed
Higher memory bandwidth 57.6 GB/s vs 35.2 GB/s Around 65% higher memory bandwidth
Significantly higher memory clock speed 900 MHz vs 550 MHz Around 65% higher memory clock speed
More texture mapping units 32 vs 16 Twice as many texture mapping units
Front view of GeForce 6800 Ultra Extreme

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Nvidia GeForce 6800 Ultra Extreme

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GPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the GeForce 6800 Ultra Extreme vs the GeForce GT 9600.

Features Key features of the GeForce GT 9600  vs 6800 Ultra Extreme 

effective memory clock speed Frequency at which memory can be read from and written to

memory bandwidth Rate at which data can be read from or stored in onboard memory

pixel rate Number of pixels a graphics card can render to the screen every second

GeForce GT 9600
10.4 GPixel/s

texture rate Speed at which a graphics card can perform texture mapping

GeForce GT 9600
20.8 GTexel/s

texture mapping units Built into each gpu, these resize and rotate bitmaps for texturing scenes

render output processors GPU commponents responsible for transform pixels as they flow between memory buffers

Specifications Full list of technical specs


GeForce GT 9600  vs
6800 Ultra Extreme 
GPU brand Nvidia Nvidia
GPU name G94 NV40
Market Desktop Desktop
Clock speed 650 MHz 450 MHz
Is dual GPU No No
Reference card None None

raw performance

Texture mapping units 32 16
Render output processors 16 16
Pixel rate 10.4 GPixel/s 7.2 GPixel/s
Texture rate 20.8 GTexel/s 7.2 GTexel/s


GeForce GT 9600  vs
6800 Ultra Extreme 
Memory clock speed 900 MHz 550 MHz
Effective memory clock speed 1,800 MHz 1,100 MHz
Memory bus 256 bit 256 bit
Memory 512 MB 256 MB
Memory type DDR3 GDDR3
Memory bandwidth 57.6 GB/s 35.2 GB/s


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