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Nvidia GeForce 8600 GT 512MB GDDR3

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How well can the GeForce 8600 GT 512MB GDDR3 run games
14 Oct 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

Based on current gaming requirements the GeForce 8600 GT 512MB GDDR3 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.

How many years will the GeForce 8600 GT 512MB GDDR3 graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce 8600 GT 512MB GDDR3 in your PC? Its upgrade time for the GeForce 8600 GT 512MB GDDR3, assuming you are a modern day gamer.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce 8600 GT 512MB GDDR3? A great upgrade graphics card would be a 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB, which has 1914% better performance and can run 825 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today. Alternatively if you want an upgrade suggestion for the GeForce 8600 GT 512MB GDDR3 then a good choice would be R-500 Series Radeon RX 580 8GB as this is better than 758 of the top 1000 most demanding game requirements with 1543% better performance as well.
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The GeForce 8600 GT 512MB GDDR3 is released on 01 Apr 2007

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Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce 8600 GT 512MB GDDR3
GPU
Architecture
Tesla G84
Process
80nm
TMUs
16
Texture Rate
9 GTexel/s
ROPs
8
Pixel Rate
4 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units (Cuda Cores)
32
Ray Tracing Cores
Tensor Cores
-
Driver Support
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Compatibility
Direct X
DX 10.0
Shader
4.0
Open GL
3.3
Resolution (WxH)
2560x1600
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
512 MB
Memory Speed
700 MHz
Memory Bus
128 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR3
Memory Bandwidth
22.4GB/sec
L2 Cache
0KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
1
DVI Connection
1
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
540 MHz
Power
Max Power
46 Watts
PSU
350 Watt & 24 Amps
Power Connector
None
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
Best RAM Match
3 GB
Best Resolution
1024 x 768
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Resolution Performance
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GeForce 8600 GT 512MB GDDR3 Game Requirement Analysis

GeForce 8600 GT 512MB GDDR3 is one of the many variants of the fast-middle-class GeForce 8600 GT.
On this version, the GPU is equipped with 512MB of standard GDDR3. The architecture allows the use of 512MB, since the GPU's processing power is strong enough and the memory controller is up for the task of processing 512MB. Therefore, the performance is superior to the 256MB version and any other version of DDR2, including 1GB.
However, and due to its architecture limitations, modern demanding games will require reduced settings, even if they don't require more than 512MB of video ram. Very Demanding games like Metro 2033 are only playable at the lowest settings.


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GeForce 8600 GT 512MB GDDR3 vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Graphics Card
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RAM
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Cyberpunk 2077 1143% 1500%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 843% 1376%
Genshin Impact 354% 1514%
FIFA 21 493% 714%
Watch Dogs Legion 1300% 1457%
eFootball PES 2021 643% 714%
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War 729% 1543%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 1329% 1329%
Marvel's Avengers 643% 1429%
Mafia: Definitive Edition 600% 2214%
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