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GeForce 605 1GB

The GeForce 605 1GB is clocked at 523 MHz.

It has an SPU performance of 50.

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Nvidia GeForce 605 1GB

help iconCore Speed523 MHzhelp iconTransistor Size28nm
help iconArchitectureFermi GF119-B1help iconTexture Mapping Units8
help iconSLI/Crossfire Supportnohelp iconTexture Rate4.2 GTexel/s
help iconIntegratednohelp iconRender Output Units4
help iconRelease Date02 Apr 2012help iconPixel Rate2.1 GPixel/s
help iconRequired Power25Whelp iconDirectX11
help iconMemory1024MBhelp iconShader Model5.0
help iconMemory Speed898MHzhelp iconOpen GL Version4.2
help iconMemory Bus64 Bithelp iconMax Resolution2560x1600
help iconMemory TypeDDR3help iconHDMI Connections1
help iconSPUs48help iconDVI Connections1
help iconSPU Performance50help iconVGA Connections1

GeForce 605 1GB compatibility review

Overall, the Nvidia GeForce 605 1GB has poor performance. This should be expected only from older dedicated graphics cards, so this graphics card should definitely be avoided if building a system to power modern applications and games. This graphics card is now over 7 years old, which means it is extremely out of date and is based on very aged technologies. The driver support for the Nvidia GeForce 605 1GB is now fairly poor, so don't count on any new game optimizations. You may also encounter more and more graphical oddities as newer games are released.

At this performance level you would be better off getting a CPU with an integrated GPU, because a dedicated graphics card like the Nvidia GeForce 605 1GB would not be worth the extra investment, and an integrated solution would be much cheaper, produce less heat, and require less power. We would recommend an Intel Iris GPU on one of the latest Intel Haswell processors, such as the Iris Pro Graphics 5200 Desktop, or one of AMD's latest APU Family graphics solutions such as the Radeon HD 8670D.

With an effective SPU count of 50, the Nvidia GeForce 605 1GB processes shading and special graphical effects fairly poorly. The GPU is not too power-hungry at 25 Watts, however.

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GeForce 605 1GB Predicted Frames per second

Game name Frames per second
Assassins Creed 2 60
Minecraft 28
Mafia 2 32
Far Cry 2 22
Assassins Creed 60
Medium FPS

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