Note: The below specifications represent this GPU as incorporated into NVIDIA's reference graphics card design. Graphics card specifications may vary by Add-in-card manufacturer. Please refer to the Add-in-card manufacturers' website for actual shipping specifications.
GPU Engine Specs
Graphics Clock (MHz)
Processor Clock (MHz)
Texture Fill Rate (billion/sec)
Standard Memory Config2
Memory Interface Width
Memory Bandwidth (GB/sec)
Maximum Digital Resolution
Maximum VGA Resolution
Standard Display Connectors
Two Dual Link DVI
Standard Graphics Card Dimensions
Thermal and Power Specs
Maximum GPU Temperature (in C)
Maximum Graphics Card Power (W)
Minimum System Power Requirement (W)
Supplementary Power Connectors
Audio Input for HDMI
1 - The number of processor cores may vary by model.
2 - The GeForce 9600 GSO 512 GPU can support multiple memory configurations including 1024MB local frame buffer. The name "GeForce 9600 GSO 512" represents the GPU and does not indicate the amount of local frame buffer.
3 - Certain GeForce GPUs ship with hardware support for NVIDIA PhysX technology. NVIDIA PhysX drivers are required to experience in-game GPU PhysX acceleration. Refer to PhysX for more information.
4 - NVIDIA SLI certified versions of GeForce PCI Express GPUs only. A GeForce GPU must be paired with an identical GPU, regardless of graphics card manufacturer. SLI requires sufficient system cooling and a compatible power supply. Visit the SLI Zone for more information and a listing of SLI-Certified components.