NVIDIA GeForce 9300 and 9400 chipset specifications unveiled

Posted on Wednesday, Jul 09 2008 @ 23:14 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
The specifications of the upcoming NVIDIA GeForce 9400 and GeForce 9300 IGP chipsets were published at HKEPC, these chipsets for the Intel platform should be available next month. The site unveils the MCP7A-U (GeForce 9400) will have 16 stream processors, 580MHz core and 1.5GHz shader clock while the MCP7A-S (GeForce 9300) has 16 stream processors, 450MHz core and 1.2GHz shader clock.

Other than the IGP clockspeeds both chipsets are very similar, they both support Hybrid SLI, PureVideo and CUDA and have HDMI, DVI, DisplayPort and D-Sub display outputs. Other features include 1333MHz FSB support, dual-channel DDR2-800/DDR3-1333 memory support, one x16 and four x1 PCI Express Gen2 slots, six SATA ports, RAID 0, 1, 0+1 and 5, 10/100/1000 Ethernet and 12 USB ports.

  NVIDIA GeForce 9400 NVIDIA GeForce 9300
GeForce mGPU    
Codename MCP7A-U MCP7A-S
Graphics G86 G86
Stream Processor 16 16
Core Clock 580MHz 450MHz
Shader Clock 1.5GHz 1.2GHz
Hybrid SLI Yes Yes
CUDA Support Yes Yes
PureVideo HD HD
Display HDMI, DVI, DP, D-Sub HDMI, DVI, DP, D-Sub
nForce Core Logic    
FSB Support 1333MHz 1333MHz
Memory Support Up to DDR2-800/DDR3-1333 Up to DDR2-800/DDR3-1333
Dual Channel Support Yes Yes
PCI-E (1) x16, (4) x1, Gen2 (1) x16, (4) x1, Gen2
SATA 6 6
RAID 0, 1, 0+1, 5 0, 1, 0+1, 5
Ethernet MAC 10/100/1000 10/100/1000
USB 12 12

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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