Average Bench: 2.84% (361st of 546)

Based on 826 user benchmarks.  Device: 10DE 0400 Model: NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GTS

Terrible average bench

The Nvidia GeForce 8600 GTS averaged 97.1% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat) 8.13fps
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere) 10.7fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvidia GeForce 8600 GTS is just 1.73%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the Nvidia GeForce 8600 GTS performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 13.3fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 3.11fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 826 samples)
Min Avg Max
7.2 Lighting 8.13 9.1
7 Reflection 13.3 15.3
2.7 Parallax 3.11 3.5
1.93% 8.17 fps
Min Avg Max
1.5 MRender 10.7 13.9
5.6 Gravity 5.86 6.52
1.7 Splatting 9.28 10.8
3.5% 8.62 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
MSI(1462 0891) 256MB
Ram: 256MB, Driver: 341.44
Lighting 9.1
Reflection 16
Parallax 3
2% 9.37 fps
MRender 13.4
Gravity 6.6
Splatting 10.6
4% 10.2 fps
XFX(1682 2280) 256MB
Ram: 256MB, Driver: 342.1
Lighting 8.2
Reflection 13.6
Parallax 3.2
2% 8.33 fps
MRender 12.9
Gravity 5.7
Splatting 10.1
4% 9.57 fps
Nvidia(10DE 0438) 256MB
Ram: 256MB, Driver: 342.1
Lighting 8.2
Reflection 14.1
Parallax 3.1
2% 8.47 fps
MRender 13
Gravity 5.7
Splatting 10
4% 9.57 fps
EVGA(3842 C761) 256MB
Driver: nvd3dumx.dll Ver. 8.15.11.8593
Lighting 8.2
Reflection 14
Parallax 3.3
2% 8.5 fps
MRender 12.8
Gravity 5.7
Splatting 9.6
4% 9.37 fps
Device(0000 0000) 256MB
Ram: 256MB, Driver: 342.1
Lighting 8.3
Reflection 13.5
Parallax 3.1
2% 8.3 fps
MRender 8.7
Gravity 5.7
Splatting 10.1
3% 8.17 fps
Asus(1043 8241) 256MB
Ram: 256MB, Driver: 342.1
Lighting 8.2
Reflection 14.2
Parallax 3.1
2% 8.5 fps
MRender 8.8
Gravity 5.7
Splatting 10.1
3% 8.2 fps
MSI(1462 0891) 512MB
Ram: 512MB, Driver: 342.1
Lighting 0.6
Reflection 9.2
Parallax 2.9
0% 4.23 fps
MRender 12.5
Gravity 5.7
Splatting 9.7
4% 9.3 fps
Device(0000 0000) 512MB
Ram: 512MB, Driver: 342.1
Lighting 7.8
Reflection 7.1
Parallax 3.1
2% 6 fps
MRender 0.5
Gravity 5.7
Splatting 1.6
1% 2.6 fps
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 5,384,272 GPUs tested.

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Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
Nvidia(10DE 0438) 17% 3% ± 0%
Asus(1043 8241) 16% 3% ± 1%
Device(0000 0000) 10% 3% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 3448) 9% 3% ± 0%
MSI(1462 0891) 8% 3% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 C761) 8% 3% ± 1%
MSI(1462 0950) 5% 3% ± 0%
XFX(1682 2280) 5% 3% ± 0%
Gainward(10B0 0401) 3% 3% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 C773) 3% 3% ± 1%
BFG(19F1 0480) 2% 3% ± 1%
Device(107D 20B8) 2% 3% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 C765) 2% 3% ± 1%
Device(107D 2A86) 1% 3% ± 0%
Device(105B 0F18) 1% 3% ± 0%
MSI(1462 0892) 1% 3% ± 0%
POV(1ACC 843E) 1% 3% ± 0%
POV(1ACC 856E) 1% 2% ± 1%
Zotac(19DA 2025) 1% 3% ± 0%
Asus(1043 825B) 0% 3% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 C768) 0% 3% ± 0%
Zotac(19DA 1030) 0% 3% ± 0%
XFX(1682 2289) 0% 3% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 3444) 0% 3% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 C775) 0% 3% ± 0%
Gainward(10B0 0801) 0% 2% ± 0%
PNY(196E 0438) 0% 3% ± 0%
Elitegroup(1019 1705) 0% 3% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 C762) 0% 3% ± 0%
BFG(19F1 075E) 0% 3% ± 0%
Zotac(19DA 1025) 0% 3% ± 0%
BFG(19F1 0642) 0% 4% ± 0%
Device(7377 0000) 0% 3% ± 0%
POV(1ACC 0843) 0% 2% ± 0%
Device(107D 2A80) 0% 3% ± 0%
Device(105B 0F16) 0% 3% ± 0%
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