NVIDIA GeForce Go 7900 GS SLI

NVIDIA GeForce Go 7900 GS SLI

Two NVIDIA GeForce Go 7900 GS graphics cards are bounded by SLI. This shows only in SLI supported games a clear performance advantage and makes it partially faster than a GTX version. The smaller version of the 7900 GTX with less shader- and vertex-pipelines and according data sheet less current consumption. It is only useful for big laptops, because of the high current consumption of each graphic card.

Current games like Far Cry, Splinter Cell - Chaos Theory, Oblivion, Call of Duty 2 or Half Life 2 - Lost Coast can be played with high details and resolutions without any problem. Antialiasing and anisotrope filter can be set in all games except Oblivion (with >30fps).

List of SLI supported games:

The chip also features the PureVideo Technology but has less features as the PureVideo engine in the current 8600M GT chip. > Comparison of PureVideo features

GeForce Go 7900 Series
GeForce Go 7950 GTX SLI 48/16 cores @ 575 MHz256 Bit @ 700 MHz
GeForce Go 7900 GTX SLI 48/16 cores @ 500 MHz256 Bit @ 600 MHz
GeForce Go 7950 GTX 24/8 cores @ 575 MHz256 Bit @ 700 MHz
GeForce Go 7900 GS SLI 40/14 cores @ 375 MHz256 Bit @ 500 MHz
GeForce Go 7900 GTX 24/8 cores @ 500 MHz256 Bit @ 600 MHz
GeForce Go 7900 GS 20/7 cores @ 375 MHz256 Bit @ 500 MHz
Pipelines40 / 14 Pixel- / Vertexshader
Core Speed *375 MHz
Memory Speed *500 MHz
Memory Bus Width256 Bit
Memory TypeGDDR3
Max. Amount of Memory1024 MB
Shared Memoryno
DirectXDirectX 9c, Shader 3.0
Power Consumption40 Watt
Transistors556 Million
technology90 nm
Notebook Sizelarge
Date of Announcement01.06.2006
InformationSLI = 2 Grafikkarten im Verbund, 90nm, 2.278 Mio Transistoren, MXM-Modul
Link to Manufacturer Page
* The specified clock rates are only guidelines for the manufacturer and can be altered by them.


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Game Benchmarks

The following benchmarks stem from our benchmarks of review laptops. The performance depends on the used graphics memory, clock rate, processor, system settings, drivers, and operating systems. So the results don't have to be representative for all laptops with this GPU. For detailled information on the benchmark results, click on the fps number.



low 640x480
206  fps    + Compare
med. 800x600
118  fps    + Compare
high 1024x768
70  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings high.
Doom 3

Doom 3

low 640x480
95.5  fps    + Compare
med. 640x480
94.9  fps    + Compare
high 800x600
94  fps    + Compare
ultra 1024x768
94.6  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
For more games that might be playable and a list of all games and graphics cards visit our Gaming List

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#1 min, max, avg, median took s +0.105s ... 0.106s

#2 Before gaming benchmark output +0s ... 0.106s

#3 return log +0.064s ... 0.17s

Notebook reviews with NVIDIA GeForce Go 7900 GS SLI graphics card

Alienware Aurora m9700: AMD Turion 64 ML-44, 17", 4.1 kg
  Review » Review Alienware Aurora m9700 Notebook

Class 1
GeForce GTX 590
GeForce GTX 580
Radeon HD 6970
GeForce GTX 570
Class 2
GeForce GTX 560 Ti
Radeon HD 5850
Radeon HD 7770
Radeon HD 7770
GeForce GTX 460 768MB
Radeon HD 6790
Radeon HD 5770
GeForce GTX 550 Ti
Radeon R7 M445
Radeon HD 4850
Class 3
GeForce GTS 450
Radeon HD 5670
GeForce GT 240
GeForce GT 430
Class 4
Radeon HD 5570
GeForce GT 220
Radeon HD 6450 GDDR5
Class 5
Radeon HD 4350
GeForce G 107M *
Chrome9HD *
Class 6
unknown *

* Approximate position of the graphics adapter

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Klaus Hinum (Update: 2016-01-26)