NVIDIA GeForce 8600 launch on April 17th

Posted on Friday, Mar 02 2007 @ 19:10 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
The launch of NVIDIA's mid-stream GeForce 8600 series will follow on April 17th, VR Zone reports. This includes the GeForce 8600 GTS, GeForce 8600 GT and also a GeForce 8500 GT.

GeForce 8600 GTS:
  • Codenamed G84-400
  • 256MB GDDR3, 128-bit memory interface
  • No HDMI yet
  • Replaces the 7950GT and 7900GS
  • 700MHz core , 2GHz memory
  • Dual D-DVI, HDTV, HDCP requires external power
  • Price: between $199-$249
  • GeForce 8600 GT:
  • Codenamed G84-300
  • 256MB GDDR3, 128-bit memory interface
  • No HDMI yet
  • Replaces the 7600GT
  • 600MHz core, 1.4GHz memory
  • G84-300 has HDCP and G84-305 model not. External power for HDCP isn't required.
  • Price: between $149-$169.
  • GeForce 8500 GT
  • 256MB DDR2 memory
  • Replaces the GeForce 7600 GS
  • 450MHz core, 800MHz memory
  • G86-300 has HDCP, G86-305 model not.
  • Price: between $79-$99.


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