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Nvidia GeForce 8400 GS

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How well can the GeForce 8400 GS run games
Based on current gaming requirements the GeForce 8400 GS is considered one of the weakest cards and wont meet modern AAA game specs.

All games with system requirements of DirectX 10 or lower are met by this card.

This low performing GPU is unable to play any of the most demanding games available today.

How many years will the GeForce 8400 GS graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce 8400 GS in your PC? Its upgrade time for the GeForce 8400 GS, assuming you are a modern day gamer.

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The GeForce 8400 GS is released on the 17 Apr 2007
Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce 8400 GS
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Architecture
Tesla G86
Process
80nm
TMUs
8
Texture Rate
4 GTexel/s
ROPs
4
Pixel Rate
2 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units (Cuda Cores)
16
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Compatibility
Direct X
DX 10.0
Shader
4.0
Open GL
3.3
Resolution (WxH)
2048x1536
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Integrated
Memory
Memory
256 MB
Memory Speed
400 MHz
Memory Bus
64 Bit
Memory Type
DDR2
Memory Bandwidth
6.4GB/sec
L2 Cache
0KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
1
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1
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Core Speed
450 MHz
Power
Max Power
18 Watts
PSU
300 Watt & 20 Amps
Power Connector
None
Recommended Hardware
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2 GB
Best Resolution
800 x 600
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GeForce 8400 GS Game Requirement Analysis

GeForce 8400 GS is an entry-level GFX based on the 80nm variant of the first-shader unified architecture.
It's based on the G86 Core and offers 16 Shader Processing Units, 8 TMUs and 4 ROPs, on a 64-bit memory interface of DDR2. The central unit runs at 450MHz and the memory clock operates at 400MHz. It will consume no more than 40 Watt.
It's therefore a GeForce 8500 GT, slightly lower power consumption and no SLI support.
This GPU is only suited for a 1024x768 (or less) resolution. Most of today's games will only run at low settings and extremely demanding games might not run at all. DirectX 11 based games aren't supported and its performance will decrease drastically, as the resolution increases.
Note: This GPU had two revisions which added HDMI support, DDR3 memory and different core configurations.


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GeForce 8400 GS vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Cyberpunk 2077 2540% 5780%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2540% 5780%
Borderlands 3 1500% 4420%
Need For Speed Heat 1500% 4180%
Remnant: From the Ashes 1860% 3900%
eFootball PES 2020 1980% 2820%
FIFA 20 1560% 2180%
Marvel's Avengers 2540% 5780%
Red Dead Redemption 2 2460% 5780%
Grand Theft Auto VI 3900% 6440%
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really good budget video card for the time it came out and it was also really good for encoding h.264 its was really fast

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The first video card I ever owned, I remember I got it just for The Sims 3 coming out.

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just letting everyone know, this card sucks but it has allowed me to play most games at the lowest settings which isnt too bad. I bought it as a starter card not knowing much for 30$ and i can play rage, all total wars cept rome 2 and more

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Is this graphics can be placed on the system Gigabjte GA 7N400S?

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looks like it cant be since that mobo has no pci-e slots..

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There are some PCI versions of this card at places like newegg.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814187213

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HELLO I NEED HELP!!!
Is my GPU really better than this 1GB card!!!!???

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Your GPU is better than the Geforce 8400GS, but not by a lot. You might want to think about upgrading.

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thx man sorry for the VERY late reply… gave u a thumbs up in hope ull forgive :)

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I'm so surprised that this card could run Assassin's Creed III with Win 7 32-bit and 4 GB of RAM.

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Yeah me too since other stronger GPUs can't.
Just remember that there are a thousand versions of this GPU :P

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Yeah its got a lot of freaking versions.

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How come?
I mean..it says its 466% worse than the minimum?!! oo ftw?!

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i ve played ac 1 on this card many years ago :D so i guess it can run the ac 3 with 800 600 very low ahahaha

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I need some help. I bought this card gf 8400gs (secondhand) and when i plug it in and put the pc on it goes all wierd colors so i went to replace it with another one but now when i plug it in my pc screen doesn't go on it keeps saying cable not connected can someone tell me what the problem is.

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I think the problem is your cable,,,

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i have seen this problem so many time like on ebay where people sell they gfx cards because they dont show a picture it is most likely you power supply make sure it is over 350 watts otherwise it wont work :D

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its your monitor VGA/DVI/HDMI cable problem…. change the monitor and then try…. if problem persists then try to clean the PCI-E port on motherboard via (perfume) and the golden connector of Graphics card…

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i think this card should be at least a rank 3 or 4.
this card runs Fallout 3, Mass Effect, Call of Duty 4, Left 4 Dead, Dead Space, and The Witcher smoothly on medium settings (note im refering to the one with the original PCI interface, i dont know if this is it) but its a good card and nearly out performs my GT220 even though its 90% worse :(

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Yeah, at 640x480

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FleeForce wrong it runs all the mentioned above games, for i have tested COD4, Left 4 dead at max smooth FPS.

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How can i change my gfx ? it's a geforce 8400 GS,but it's not 256 MB as it says,it's 1024mb and i don't find that option.

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Ask PiP, he will do it. :)

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thx

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So it's the 1GB edition.

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