Print 70 comment(s) - last by rainyday.. on Apr 14 at 11:10 PM

NVIDIA's next-generation mid-range offerings are just 10 days away

Earlier this week review publications received their test kits for the GeForce 8300 through 8600. The bulk of these cards, the GeForce 8500 GT, GeForce 8600 GT and GeForce 8600 GTS will launch on April 17, with the GeForce 8300 GS and GeForce 8400 GS following soon after.

DailyTech published technical details of these cards last month. In a nutshell:
  • GeForce 8600 GTS -- 256 MB GDDR3, 675 MHz core clock, 1000 MHz memory clock
  • GeForce 8600 GT -- 256 MB GDDR3, 540 MHz core clock, 700 MHz memory clock
  • GeForce 8500 GT -- 128 to 256 MB DDR2 or GDDR3, 450 MHz core clock, 700 MHz memory clock
NVIDIA claims these three cards will be available at launch.  The 8600 GTS will fill the $199 to $229 price point, followed by the 8600 GT ($149 to $159) and the GeForce 8500 GT ($89 to $129).

The GeForce 8400 GS and 8300 GS will bring up the rear with 450 MHz core clocks and 400 MHz memory clocks. However, these two GPUs will only show up in OEM systems and will not likely make an appearance in your local hardware store.

Comments     Threshold

This article is over a month old, voting and posting comments is disabled

RE: Performance Leap
By crystal clear on 4/8/2007 6:13:52 AM , Rating: 0
This is for "KristopherKubicki" (KK)

Recently they have been many a releases of SSD products,
all claiming to be compatible with Windows Vista & support
"READY BOOST function".

All the time I kept asking myself & still do,the question-

"Does ReadyBoost Really & Readily Boost Performance?"

Can DailyTech do some independent TESTING on this ?

I always get the feeling that "READY BOOST function".
is NOT what all normally think it to be & what it does &

I think-
ReadyBoost is a technology brought by Windows Vista -
"IS NOT FULLY DEVELOPED" & currently used my MS marketing as a marketing gimick.

Think on this ! ! !

RE: Performance Leap
By TechLuster on 4/8/2007 7:52:20 AM , Rating: 2
AnandTech already explored ReadyBoost performance in depth on pages 5-7 of their Windows Vista Performance Guide:

RE: Performance Leap
By crystal clear on 4/8/2007 8:11:19 AM , Rating: 1
Thanks will look into this-seems interesting !

"If a man really wants to make a million dollars, the best way would be to start his own religion." -- Scientology founder L. Ron. Hubbard
Related Articles

Copyright 2016 DailyTech LLC. - RSS Feed | Advertise | About Us | Ethics | FAQ | Terms, Conditions & Privacy Information | Kristopher Kubicki