Average Bench: 1.6% (485th of 643)

Based on 8,499 user benchmarks.  Devices: 10DE 0402, 10DE 0401 Model: NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GT

Terrible average bench

The Nvidia GeForce 8600 GT averaged 98.4% 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) 6.5fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 4.82fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvidia GeForce 8600 GT is just 0.78%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the Nvidia GeForce 8600 GT performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 10.6fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 2.49fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,499 samples)
Min Avg Max
5 Lighting 6.5 8.1
5.7 Reflection 10.6 13.7
1.9 Parallax 2.49 3
1.7% 6.54 fps
Min Avg Max
2.7 MRender 7.45 11.2
4.4 Gravity 4.82 5.7
1.8 Splatting 6.84 9
1.6% 6.37 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Asus(1043 8243) 256MB
Ram: 256MB, Driver: 342.01
Lighting 6.3
Reflection 9.7
Parallax 1.8
2% 5.93 fps
MRender 10.3
Gravity 4.6
Splatting 8
2% 7.63 fps
Device(107D 2A8A) 256MB
Ram: 256MB, Driver: 342.01
Lighting 6.5
Reflection 11.1
Parallax 2.5
2% 6.7 fps
MRender 9.4
Gravity 4.6
Splatting 7.7
2% 7.23 fps
Device(0000 0000) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 342.01
Lighting 6.5
Reflection 11
Parallax 2.5
2% 6.67 fps
MRender 7.5
Gravity 4.6
Splatting 6.4
2% 6.17 fps
Device(0000 0000) 512MB
Ram: 512MB, Driver: 342.01
Lighting 6.4
Reflection 10.8
Parallax 2.5
2% 6.57 fps
MRender 6.2
Gravity 4.6
Splatting 6.4
2% 5.73 fps
Asus(1043 8272) 512MB
Ram: 512MB, Driver: 342.01
Lighting 6.4
Reflection 10.6
Parallax 2.5
2% 6.5 fps
MRender 6.1
Gravity 4.6
Splatting 5.7
2% 5.47 fps
Asus(1043 8272) 512MB
Ram: 512MB, Driver: 341.95
Lighting 6.4
Reflection 3.4
Parallax 2.4
2% 4.07 fps
MRender 6
Gravity 4.6
Splatting 7
1% 5.87 fps
Asus(1043 8243) 256MB
Ram: 256MB, Driver: 342.01
Lighting 6.4
Reflection 5.4
Parallax 2.5
2% 4.77 fps
MRender 1.2
Gravity 4.7
Splatting 2
1% 2.63 fps
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 33,344,337 GPUs tested.

 Popular Cards

Based on statistics from 8,499 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
Device(0000 0000) 17% 2% ± 0%
XFX(1682 2286) 9% 1% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 3455) 7% 2% ± 0%
Asus(1043 8243) 6% 2% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 3452) 5% 2% ± 0%
MSI(1462 0910) 4% 2% ± 0%
Asus(1043 8272) 4% 1% ± 0%
XFX(1682 228E) 4% 2% ± 0%
Asus(1043 034E) 3% 1% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 C750) 3% 2% ± 0%
Nvidia(10DE 0505) 3% 2% ± 0%
Gainward(10B0 0801) 2% 2% ± 0%
MSI(1462 1020) 2% 2% ± 0%
Nvidia(10DE 050E) 2% 2% ± 0%
Gainward(10B0 1401) 2% 2% ± 0%
Asus(1043 8258) 2% 2% ± 0%
POV(1ACC 0854) 1% 1% ± 0%
Asus(1043 8253) 1% 2% ± 0%
Asus(1043 825C) 1% 1% ± 0%
MSI(1462 0882) 1% 2% ± 0%
PNY(196E 0439) 1% 2% ± 0%
Elitegroup(1019 1712) 1% 1% ± 0%
Device(107D 2A8A) 1% 2% ± 0%
Asus(1043 8259) 1% 2% ± 0%
XFX(1682 4016) 1% 2% ± 0%
MSI(1462 0881) 1% 2% ± 0%
Nvidia(10DE 0535) 1% 1% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 3447) 1% 2% ± 0%
Zotac(19DA 3025) 1% 2% ± 0%
Device(107D 2A83) 1% 1% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 3458) 1% 2% ± 0%
XFX(1682 2283) 1% 2% ± 0%
XFX(1682 404A) 0% 1% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 C757) 0% 2% ± 0%
Asus(1043 825D) 0% 2% ± 0%
Device(7377 0000) 0% 1% ± 0%
MSI(1462 0964) 0% 1% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B 8030) 0% 2% ± 0%
POV(1ACC 0855) 0% 1% ± 0%
MSI(1462 0890) 0% 1% ± 0%
Zotac(19DA 4019) 0% 1% ± 0%
Device(105B 0F19) 0% 2% ± 0%
Nvidia(10DE 0439) 0% 2% ± 0%
Sanyo(144D 806B) 0% 2% ± 0%
Gainward(10B0 0401) 0% 2% ± 0%
Zotac(19DA 6012) 0% 2% ± 0%
Asus(1043 8255) 0% 2% ± 0%
Zotac(19DA C012) 0% 1% ± 0%
XFX(1682 4049) 0% 1% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 C758) 0% 2% ± 0%
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Gaming 2%
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Desktop
Desktop 65%
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Workstation
Workstation 2%
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1 day ago.

Fine for light low-setting and retro gaming, as well as being a display adapter in a pinch (maybe would help for Ryzen setups, especially in this GPU crisis). With an i5 2320 at minimum settings 720p dx 81 with comanglia's config, TF2 was very playable, even with a somewhat fluctuating frame rate on my 144hz monitor. Doesn't consume much power but can run a bit loud due to the small cooling solution/form factor. There really is no reason to get one of these, besides getting it for free from an old OEM system.


Good

4 months ago.

ME ENCANTA ES MUCHO MEJOR QUE LA DE OKI


Good

4 months ago.

Because it can run a tons of games,age of games maximum 2011


Good

13 months ago.

i have owned this thing for pretty long now and it must be one of the weakest gpu's that ever existed, even tho the release price was $199, i would not pay more than 2 dollars for it


Average

4 months ago.

Older Mid Range gaming card. Has Driver Support for Windows 10. Usable for office work and browsing. The card works great with games from it's era, but shouldn't be used for modern titles. You can find the card for around 10$ used.


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