Average Bench: 1.68% (471st of 621)

Based on 6,480 user benchmarks.  Devices: 10DE 0402, 10DE 0401 Model: NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GT

Terrible average bench

The Nvidia GeForce 8600 GT averaged 98.3% 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) 6.66fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 4.84fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvidia GeForce 8600 GT is just 0.9%. 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) 10.7fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 2.55fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,480 samples)
Min Avg Max
5.3 Lighting 6.66 8.1
5.2 Reflection 10.7 13.8
2 Parallax 2.55 3.1
1.53% 6.62 fps
Min Avg Max
0.8 MRender 7.61 11.3
4.22 Gravity 4.84 5.8
1.36 Splatting 6.8 9.04
1.9% 6.42 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Nvidia(10DE 0505) 256MB
Ram: 256MB, Driver: 341.44
Lighting 6.7
Reflection 11.4
Parallax 3.3
2% 7.13 fps
MRender 10.4
Gravity 4.7
Splatting 8.1
2% 7.73 fps
Device(107D 2A8A) 256MB
Ram: 256MB, Driver: 342.1
Lighting 6.6
Reflection 11.3
Parallax 2.5
2% 6.8 fps
MRender 9.7
Gravity 4.7
Splatting 7.8
2% 7.4 fps
Nvidia(10DE 0439) 256MB
Ram: 256MB, Driver: 342.1
Lighting 6.7
Reflection 10.9
Parallax 2.6
2% 6.73 fps
MRender 7.4
Gravity 4.6
Splatting 8.1
2% 6.7 fps
Gigabyte(1458 3455) 512MB
Ram: 512MB, Driver: 342.1
Lighting 6.9
Reflection 11.2
Parallax 2.6
2% 6.9 fps
MRender 7
Gravity 5
Splatting 7
2% 6.33 fps
Nvidia(10DE 0505) 256MB
Ram: 256MB, Driver: 342.1
Lighting 6.6
Reflection 11.3
Parallax 2.5
2% 6.8 fps
MRender 7.5
Gravity 4.7
Splatting 8
2% 6.73 fps
Asus(1043 8259) 256MB
Ram: 256MB, Driver: 341.74
Lighting 6.3
Reflection 9.6
Parallax 2.4
1% 6.1 fps
MRender 6.1
Gravity 4.7
Splatting 5.3
2% 5.37 fps
XFX(1682 2286) 512MB
Ram: 512MB, Driver: 342.1
Lighting 6.1
Reflection 8.8
Parallax 2.5
1% 5.8 fps
MRender 7.5
Gravity 4.6
Splatting 4.3
2% 5.47 fps
Gigabyte(1458 3452) 256MB
Ram: 256MB, Driver: 342.1
Lighting 7.2
Reflection 5.9
Parallax 1.4
2% 4.83 fps
MRender 0.5
Gravity 5.5
Splatting 1.4
1% 2.47 fps
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 20,187,137 GPUs tested.

 Popular Cards

Based on statistics from 6,480 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
Device(0000 0000) 17% 2% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 3455) 8% 2% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 3452) 7% 2% ± 0%
XFX(1682 2286) 7% 1% ± 0%
Asus(1043 8243) 6% 2% ± 0%
MSI(1462 0910) 5% 2% ± 0%
Asus(1043 8272) 4% 2% ± 0%
Nvidia(10DE 0505) 3% 2% ± 0%
Asus(1043 825C) 3% 1% ± 0%
Nvidia(10DE 050E) 2% 2% ± 0%
XFX(1682 228E) 2% 1% ± 0%
Gainward(10B0 0801) 2% 2% ± 0%
Asus(1043 8253) 2% 2% ± 0%
Nvidia(10DE 0439) 2% 2% ± 0%
Asus(1043 034E) 2% 1% ± 0%
MSI(1462 1020) 2% 2% ± 0%
Gainward(10B0 1401) 2% 2% ± 0%
POV(1ACC 0854) 1% 2% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 C750) 1% 2% ± 0%
Device(107D 2A8A) 1% 2% ± 0%
XFX(1682 4016) 1% 2% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 3458) 1% 2% ± 0%
XFX(1682 4049) 1% 2% ± 0%
POV(1ACC 0855) 1% 1% ± 0%
MSI(1462 0882) 1% 2% ± 0%
Device(107D 2A83) 1% 1% ± 0%
MSI(1462 0964) 1% 2% ± 0%
Elitegroup(1019 1712) 1% 2% ± 0%
MSI(1462 0881) 1% 2% ± 0%
XFX(1682 404A) 1% 1% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 C751) 1% 2% ± 0%
Asus(1043 8259) 1% 2% ± 0%
PNY(196E 0440) 1% 2% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 C758) 0% 2% ± 0%
BFG(19F1 05FE) 0% 2% ± 0%
POV(1ACC 0844) 0% 2% ± 0%
BFG(19F1 069F) 0% 2% ± 0%
Asus(1043 825D) 0% 2% ± 0%
Asus(1043 8258) 0% 2% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 C755) 0% 2% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 C756) 0% 1% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 C757) 0% 2% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 C795) 0% 1% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 3447) 0% 1% ± 0%
PNY(196E 0439) 0% 2% ± 0%
Zotac(19DA 2030) 0% 2% ± 0%
Elitegroup(1019 1709) 0% 2% ± 0%
Nvidia(10DE 0438) 0% 2% ± 0%
Nvidia(10DE 0563) 0% 2% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B 2026) 0% 2% ± 0%
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Gaming
Gaming 12%
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Desktop
Desktop 55%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

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24 days 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

8 months ago.

ME ENCANTA ES MUCHO MEJOR QUE LA DE OKI


Good

3 months ago.

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


Good

29 days 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


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