XFX GeForce 8600 GT XXX Video Card - 256MB DDR3, PCI Express, SLI Ready, (Dual Link) Dual DVI, HDTV

Item#:  P450-8650  | Model#: PVT84JUDD3

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XFX GeForce 8600 GT XXX Video Card
Redefine your gaming reality with the XFX GeForce® 8600 GT XXX 256MB PCI Express graphics card featuring the world's first DirectX® 10 GPU and a powerful unified architecture that delivers an incredibly true-to-life gaming experience. Power through games at record speeds and charge through game maps with vividly realistic, sun-up to sun-down HDR lighting effects while steering clear of mind-blowing physics effects such as explosions, fire, and smoke. Crank up 16x full-screen anti-aliasing without missing a beat - no jaggies, no worries. And relax watching your favorite movies with NVIDIA PureVideo™ technology.

It's All About The "O"
The moniker “XXX Edition” indicates that this video card is very highly factory overclocked. XFX has taken the GeForce 8600 GT GPU and equipped it with 256 MB of GDDR3, increased the GPU core speed from 540 MHz to 620 MHz, and increased the memory frequency from 1.4 GHz (700 MHz actual) to 1.6 GHz (800 MHz actual).

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Knowledge Before You Buy!
Make sure your motherboard is compatible with this video card. For example, PCI Express video cards won't work with motherboards designed only for AGP or PCI video cards, and vice versa. Please read the specifications carefully or call us for expert advice.

• Interface Type: PCI Express x16
• Maximum Resolution: 2560 x 1600 (Digital)
• Video Memory: 256MB GDDR3

NVIDIA Unified

Lumenex™ Engine

Microsoft DirectX 10
Geometry Shaders

Shader Model 4.0


  • NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GT
    NVIDIA® GeForce® 8 series graphics processing units (GPUs) redefine the PC gaming experience. With a revolutionary unified architecture and full support for Microsoft® DirectX® 10 games, GeForce 8 series GPUs deliver unprecedented performance, extraordinarily detailed environments, and film quality game effects.
  • NVIDIA Unified Architecture
    Fully unified shader core dynamically allocates processing power to geometry, vertex, physics, or pixel shading operations, delivering an incredibly true-to-life 3D graphics. click here for demo »
  • NVIDIA Lumenex™ Engine
    Support for 128-bit and 64-bit floating point HDR with up to 16x anti-aliasing delivering vividly realistic lighting effects while obliterating ‘jaggies’. click here for demo »
  • Microsoft DirectX 10 Geometry Shaders
    Dynamic geometry creation smoothes surfaces and enables incredibly detailed environments, shadows, and effects. click here for demo »
  • NVIDIA Quantum Effects™ Technology
    Advanced shader processors architected for physics computation deliver amazing performance and visual effects such as smoke, fire, and explosions. click here for demo »
  • NVIDIA PureVideo HD Technology
    Available on HD DVDs and Blu-ray discs, high-definition movies are bringing an exciting new video experience to PC users. NVIDIA® PureVideo™ HD technology lets you enjoy cinematic-quality HD DVD and Blu-ray movies with low CPU utilization and power consumption, allowing higher quality movie playback and picture clarity.
  • High Dynamic Range (HDR)
    High dynamic-range(HDR) lighting effects bring environments to life for a truly immersive experience. It takes advantage of the subtle light, texture, and color intricacies to create incredibly realistic environments.
  • Shader Model 4.0 Technology
    Get your box geared up for the future of games with blazing fast shader performance and watch your characters sweat with Shader Model 4.0.

  • OpenGL 2.0 Optimizations and Support
    Ensures top-Notch compatiblity and performance for OpenGL applications
  • GigaThread™ Technology
    Massively multi-threaded architecture supports thousands of independent, simultaneous threads, providing extreme processing efficiency in advanced, next generation shader programs.

NVIDIA ForceWare
It takes a powerful suite of software to complement these complex processors. NVIDIA ForceWare™ unified software environment (USE) is the key to unleashing the full power and features in NVIDIA’s desktop, platform, mobile, and multimedia products. Delivering a proven record of compatibility, reliability, and stability with the widest range of games and applications, ForceWare ensures the best out-of-box experience for every user and delivers.

NVIDIA SLI (Scalable Link Interface)
NVIDIA SLI™ (Scalable Link Interface) technology is a revolutionary approach to scalability and increased performance. NVIDIA SLI takes advantage of the increased bandwidth of the PCI Express™ bus architecture, and features hardware and software innovations within NVIDIA GPUs (graphics processing units) and NVIDIA nForce4 MCPs (media and communications processors). Together the NVIDIA SLI patent-pending technologies work seamlessly to deliver heart-pounding PC performance. And depending on the application, NVIDIA SLI can deliver as much as 2x the performance of a single GPU configuration for unparalleled gaming experiences.

Windows Vista Ready
Windows Vista is the first operating system to require a GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) to realize the best experience possible.
PCI Express Support
PCI Express is a new Intel bus architecture that doubles the bandwidth of the AGP 8X bus, delivering over 4 GB per second in both upstream and downstream data transfers.

A Closer Look

Minimum System Requirements

  • Intel® or AMD® compatible motherboard
  • At least 512MB system RAM
  • PCI Express® compliant motherboard
  • A minimum 300W system power supply
  • 50MB of available hard disk space
  • CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive
  • Microsoft® Windows® 2000, XP or Vista
  • VGA or DVI-I compatible monitor

What's Included

  • XFX GeForce 8600 GT XXX 256MB PCIe Video card
  • Quick Install Guide
  • Drivers CD
  • S-Video Cable
  • DVI to VGA Adapter
  • Manufactured by: XFX
    Warranty provided by: XFX
    UPC No: 778656043886
    Mfg Part No: PVT84JUDD3
  • Box Size: ( Length:7, Width:2, Depth:10)
    Shipping Weight: 0.4500 pound(s)
    Dimensional Weight: 1pounds

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