GeForce 256
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52 FPS
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Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce 256
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Architecture
NV10
Process
TMUs
Texture Rate
ROPs
Pixel Rate
Shader
Processing Units (Cuda Cores)
4
Driver Support
-
Release Price
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 7.0
Shader
Open GL
1.0
Resolution (WxH)
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
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Integrated
Memory
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32 MB
Memory Speed
166 MHz
Memory Bus
128 Bit
Memory Type
DDR
Memory Bandwidth
2.7GB/sec
L2 Cache
0KB
Display Connectors
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1
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1
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Clock Speeds
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120 MHz
Power
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None
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GeForce 256 Game Requirement Analysis

GeForce 256 was, technically, the world's first GPU as it was the first single GPU "with integrated transform, lighting, triangle setup/clipping, and rendering engines that is capable of processing a minimum of 10 million polygons per second" - according to NVIDIA. It's manufactured with a 220nm technology and offers 4 Pixel Shaders (not to be confused with today's Shader Processing Units), 4 TMUs and 4 ROPs, on a 128-bit interface of DDR. The central unit runs at 120MHz and the memory clock operates at 166MHz.
Obviously, none of today's games are playable.


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CGP2004's Rig
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This is my Old Windows 98 PC graphics card ah what a good old days

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DariusFTW's Rig
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only 14523% better i think i will sell my card for this :(

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CGP2004's Rig
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Mine only 13703% Better

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izaan100's Rig
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34567%

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AoAuraStiXxA's Rig
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36233%

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MsDarkLow's Rig
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49880%

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alishaheer's Rig
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HAHAHA http://www.game-debate.com/gpu/index.php?gid=2923&gid2=1682&compare=geforce-gtx-titan-x-evga-superclocked-12gb-edition-sli-vs-geforce-256

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Gustav125's Rig
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Looks like a great GPU, will get this soon. Do you think it can run Far Cry 4 on Ultra and 4K? xDD

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Zackaria's Rig
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Är du svensk? I så fall hej :) ! Are you swedish??

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Gustav125's Rig
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Hello :) Sorry, but I am german ^^

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Zackaria's Rig
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Its ok :)

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G0dFath3r71's Rig
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Only 100% better?!??!?

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dorian19101's Rig
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Mee too. Our gfx are weak. :D

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I think it's a bug in GD.

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G0dFath3r71's Rig
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If you use the compare tool below, my gpu is 35323% better

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GhostRider55's Rig
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Gonna upgrade to this soon! :D

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Dahvie's Test Rig
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Yes, you can run assassins creed: unity on ultra with decent fps on this card. Stop asking dumb questions, people.

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Sholyn82's Rig
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I had voodoo banshee back then..then upgraded to voodoo 4, and so on. Good memories!

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GRgamer1998's Rig
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Great! Now lets use it to play Battlefield 4 and CoD Ghosts at Ultra and at 4K resolution and everything maxed out. Im sure it will run with 60frames……..per moth.

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Edward1735's Rig
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per year or even decade :D

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no thats way toooo long and the gpu will have burned by then :p

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dorian19101's Rig
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You can't even run it because directX 7.0 :(

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bedant's Rig
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Woah, it ran Watch_Dogs On MAX and in 60FPS VSync On. I love it. Bang for the buck. But the last remaining stock is with me, sorry! :(

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Release period
31-Aug-1999
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