GeForce 8800 GS Mac 

Released January, 2008
  • 500 MHz
  • 512 MB GDDR3

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
51.14 GB/s
GeForce 9600 GSO
38.4 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 9600 GSO 512
10.4 GPixel/s
GeForce 9600 GSO
6.6 GPixel/s

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

GeForce 8800 GS Mac
16 GTexel/s
GeForce 9600 GSO
26.4 GTexel/s
GeForce 9600 GSO 512
15.6 GTexel/s

floating point performance How fast the gpu can crunch numbers

GeForce 8800 GS Mac
GeForce 9600 GSO

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

GeForce 8800 GS Mac

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

GeForce 8800 GS Mac

Specifications Full list of technical specs


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 clock speed 799 MHz
Effective memory clock speed 1,598 MHz
Memory bus 256 bit
Memory 512 MB
Memory type GDDR3
Memory bandwidth 51.14 GB/s

noise and power

TDP 105W
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