GeForce 8800 GS Mac 

Released January, 2008
  • 500 MHz
  • 512 MB GDDR3

If the chart is right, the HD 8870 could begin offering performance close to that of today's high-end offerings, which would really shake up the market.
by Anthony-Garreffa (Sep, 2012)
Another noteworthy improvement is the Fusion Drive performance increase.
by Syed-Muhammad-Usman-Pirzada (Sep, 2013)

Features Key features of the GeForce 8800 GS Mac

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

GeForce 8800 GS Mac
51.1 GB/s
GeForce GT 120 Mac
25.6 GB/s

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

GeForce 8800 GS Mac
8 GPixel/s
GeForce GT 120 Mac
4.4 GPixel/s
GeForce GT 8800 Mac
9.6 GPixel/s

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

GeForce 8800 GS Mac
16 GTexel/s
GeForce GT 8800 Mac
33.6 GTexel/s
GeForce GT 120 Mac
8.8 GTexel/s

floating point performance How fast the gpu can crunch numbers

GeForce 8800 GS Mac
160 GFLOPS
GeForce GT 8800 Mac
336 GFLOPS
GeForce GT 120 Mac
89.6 GFLOPS

shading units Subcomponents of the gpu, these run in parallel to enable fast pixel shading

GeForce 8800 GS Mac
64

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

GeForce 8800 GS Mac
32

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by Syed Muhammad Usman Pirzada |
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Updates include a much faster Haswell Processor, Iris Pro integrated graphics and Nvidia 700 Series Dedicated Graphic Cards.
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17
Sep

AMD Radeon HD 8800 series SKUs are here, hello "Oland"

by Anthony Garreffa |
www.tweaktown.com
If the chart is right, the HD 8870 could begin offering performance close to that of today's high-end offerings, which would really shake up the market.
If the news is solid, we're looking at the Radeon HD 8870 "Oland XT" outperforming its predecessor, the HD 7870 in both performance per watt, and cost-performance ratios.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

gpu

GPU brand Nvidia
GPU name G92
Market Desktop
Clock speed 500 MHz
Is dual GPU No
Reference card None

raw performance

Shading units 64
Texture mapping units 32
Render output processors 16
Pixel rate 8 GPixel/s
Texture rate 16 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance 160 GFLOPS

memory

Memory clock speed 799 MHz
Effective memory clock speed 1,598 MHz
Memory bus 256 bit
Memory 512 MB
Memory type GDDR3
Memory bandwidth 51.1 GB/s

noise and power

TDP 105W
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