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GeForce 825M vs GeForce 8600 GT 1GB DDR2

Intro

The GeForce 825M features a GPU core clock speed of 850 MHz, and the 2048 MB of DDR3 RAM is set to run at 900 MHz through a 64-bit bus. It also is made up of 384 SPUs, 16 TAUs, and 8 ROPs.

Compare that to the GeForce 8600 GT 1GB DDR2, which has a core clock frequency of 540 MHz and a DDR2 memory frequency of 400 MHz. It also features a 128-bit memory bus, and makes use of a 80 nm design. It features 32 SPUs, 16 TAUs, and 8 Raster Operation Units.

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Power Usage and Theoretical Benchmarks

Power Consumption (Max TDP)

GeForce 825M 33 Watts
GeForce 8600 GT 1GB DDR2 47 Watts
Difference: 14 Watts (42%)

Memory Bandwidth

The GeForce 825M should theoretically be a little bit faster than the GeForce 8600 GT 1GB DDR2 in general. (explain)

GeForce 825M 14400 MB/sec
GeForce 8600 GT 1GB DDR2 12800 MB/sec
Difference: 1600 (13%)

Texel Rate

The GeForce 825M is much (about 57%) faster with regards to texture filtering than the GeForce 8600 GT 1GB DDR2. (explain)

GeForce 825M 13600 Mtexels/sec
GeForce 8600 GT 1GB DDR2 8640 Mtexels/sec
Difference: 4960 (57%)

Pixel Rate

If using a high screen resolution is important to you, then the GeForce 825M is a better choice, and very much so. (explain)

GeForce 825M 6800 Mpixels/sec
GeForce 8600 GT 1GB DDR2 4320 Mpixels/sec
Difference: 2480 (57%)

Please note that the above 'benchmarks' are all just theoretical - the results were calculated based on the card's specifications, and real-world performance may (and probably will) vary at least a bit.

Price Comparison

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GeForce 825M

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GeForce 8600 GT 1GB DDR2

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Specifications

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Model GeForce 825M GeForce 8600 GT 1GB DDR2
Manufacturer nVidia nVidia
Year January 27 2014 April 2007
Code Name GK208 G84
Memory 2048 MB 1024 MB
Core Speed 850 MHz 540 MHz
Memory Speed 1800 MHz 800 MHz
Power (Max TDP) 33 watts 47 watts
Bandwidth 14400 MB/sec 12800 MB/sec
Texel Rate 13600 Mtexels/sec 8640 Mtexels/sec
Pixel Rate 6800 Mpixels/sec 4320 Mpixels/sec
Unified Shaders 384 32
Texture Mapping Units 16 16
Render Output Units 8 8
Bus Type DDR3 DDR2
Bus Width 64-bit 128-bit
Fab Process 28 nm 80 nm
Transistors (Unknown) million 289 million
Bus PCIe 3.0 x8 PCIe x16
DirectX Version DirectX 12 DirectX 10
OpenGL Version OpenGL 4.5 OpenGL 3.0

Memory Bandwidth: Bandwidth is the max amount of data (measured in megabytes per second) that can be transported across the external memory interface in a second. It's calculated by multiplying the card's bus width by its memory clock speed. If the card has DDR type memory, it must be multiplied by 2 once again. If DDR5, multiply by 4 instead. The better the card's memory bandwidth, the better the card will be in general. It especially helps with AA, High Dynamic Range and high resolutions.

Texel Rate: Texel rate is the maximum amount of texture map elements (texels) that are applied in one second. This figure is calculated by multiplying the total amount of texture units by the core clock speed of the chip. The better this number, the better the card will be at handling texture filtering (anisotropic filtering - AF). It is measured in millions of texels applied per second.

Pixel Rate: Pixel rate is the maximum amount of pixels the graphics card can possibly write to its local memory in one second - measured in millions of pixels per second. The number is calculated by multiplying the number of ROPs by the clock speed of the card. ROPs (Raster Operations Pipelines - also sometimes called Render Output Units) are responsible for filling the screen with pixels (the image). The actual pixel output rate is also dependant on many other factors, most notably the memory bandwidth of the card - the lower the bandwidth is, the lower the potential to get to the max fill rate.

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GeForce 825M

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GeForce 8600 GT 1GB DDR2

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Please note that the price comparisons are based on search keywords - sometimes it might show cards with very similar names that are not exactly the same as the one chosen in the comparison. We do try to filter out the wrong results as best we can, though.

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