Average Bench: 1.97% (488th of 666)

Based on 2,439 user benchmarks.  Device: 10DE 0400 Model: NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GTS

Terrible average bench

The Nvidia GeForce 8600 GTS averaged 98.0% 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) 2.53fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 1.84fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvidia GeForce 8600 GTS is just 0.81%. 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) 4.46fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 0.98fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,439 samples)
Min Avg Max
1.8 Lighting 2.53 2.97
0.4 Reflection 4.46 7
0.7 Parallax 0.98 1.2
2.03% 2.66 fps
Min Avg Max
1.3 MRender 4.86 6.43
0.9 Gravity 1.84 2.13
0.83 Splatting 3.73 4.65
1.87% 3.48 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Gigabyte(1458 3448) 256MB
Ram: 256MB, Driver: 341.74
Lighting 2.8
Reflection 6.9
Parallax 1.1
2% 3.6 fps
MRender 5.4
Gravity 1.9
Splatting 3.5
2% 3.6 fps
Asus(1043 8241) 256MB
Ram: 256MB, Driver: 341.74
Lighting 2.3
Reflection 0.6
Parallax 1.1
2% 1.33 fps
MRender 5.6
Gravity 1.9
Splatting 3.5
2% 3.67 fps
MSI(1462 0950) 256MB
Ram: 256MB, Driver: 342.01
Lighting 2.3
Reflection 0.3
Parallax 0.5
2% 1.03 fps
MRender 5.3
Gravity 1.9
Splatting 3.2
2% 3.47 fps
Gainward(10B0 0401) 512MB
Ram: 512MB, Driver: 341.44
Lighting 2.4
Reflection 2.5
Parallax 1.1
2% 2 fps
MRender 7.9
Gravity 0.7
Splatting 3.9
2% 4.17 fps
Nvidia(10DE 0438) 256MB
Ram: 256MB, Driver: 342.01
Lighting 1.6
Reflection 2.2
Parallax 0.5
1% 1.43 fps
MRender 5.3
Gravity 1.9
Splatting 3.5
2% 3.57 fps
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 46,348,405 GPUs tested.

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Based on statistics from 2,439 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
Device(0000 0000) 19% 2% ± 0%
Asus(1043 8241) 13% 2% ± 0%
Nvidia(10DE 0438) 13% 2% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 3448) 11% 2% ± 0%
MSI(1462 0891) 9% 2% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 C761) 6% 2% ± 0%
XFX(1682 2280) 6% 2% ± 0%
MSI(1462 0950) 5% 2% ± 0%
Gainward(10B0 0401) 4% 2% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 C773) 2% 2% ± 0%
MSI(1462 0892) 2% 2% ± 0%
BFG(19F1 0480) 1% 2% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 C765) 1% 2% ± 0%
Device(107D 2A86) 1% 2% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 3444) 1% 2% ± 0%
Device(105B 0F18) 1% 2% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 C762) 1% 2% ± 0%
Zotac(19DA 2025) 1% 2% ± 0%
XFX(1682 2289) 0% 2% ± 0%
BFG(19F1 075E) 0% 2% ± 0%
Gainward(10B0 0801) 0% 2% ± 0%
Device(107D 20B8) 0% 2% ± 0%
POV(1ACC 856E) 0% 2% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 C768) 0% 2% ± 0%
PNY(196E 0438) 0% 2% ± 0%
Elitegroup(1019 1701) 0% 2% ± 0%
Device(105B 0F16) 0% 2% ± 0%
Asus(1043 8244) 0% 2% ± 0%
POV(1ACC 843E) 0% 2% ± 0%
Zotac(19DA 1025) 0% 2% ± 0%
BFG(19F1 0642) 0% 2% ± 0%
Device(7377 0000) 0% 2% ± 0%
Device(107D 20B7) 0% 2% ± 0%
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Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

Disqualified System: bin bin

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