Nvidia GeForce FX 5800

Introduced: 2002-11-18

Description: GeForce GPU architecture previously called Omen, NV30 and GeForce 5 shows up including 125 million transistors built with a .13 micron process. Adds floating point graphics supporting up to 128 bit calculations. Runs at 500 MHz using 8 pipelines with one TMU on each (or 4 x 2 as required) and 1 GHz DDR-II 128 bit memory. Performace double that of the GeForce 4, or 100 Jurassic Park dinosaurs at 100 frames per second (or as some witty person put it 10000 dinosaurs/s...). Handles 51 billion floating point operations/second in the pixel shader. Shown at Comdex with cards available late February.

Type: Graphics [Roadmap] [Timeline]

State: Released

Quick Specs

Process130 nm
Core speed400 MHz
Transistors125 M
Price$399 (Ultra:$499)
Ops/s51 B (FP)
Pipelines8 pipelines x 1 texture unit (or 4x2..)
Memory128 bit, 500 MHz DDR-2, 16 GB/s
Fill rate4 Gtex./s
Triangles/s200 M vertices, 250 M triangles

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2004-12-05 NVIDIA Reportedly Scraps Two Major Projects: NVIDIA's NV48, NV50 Cancelled, Successors Unknown Xbit Labs [rm]

2004-09-06 GPU Cheatsheet - A History of Modern Consumer Graphics Processors: For our next installment of the Cheatsheet series, we explore modern graphics processors and their relative performance, die size and other tidbits. AnandTech [rm]

2004-07-30 ATI on Shader Model 2.0b The Inquirer [rm]

2004-07-28 NV3x/NV4X are designed for Doom 3 The Inquirer [rm]

2004-04-27 What Went Wrong with NV3x: A Moratorium AnandTech [rm]

2004-04-14 GeForce 6 Series Tech Article: NVIDIA's next generation part codenamed NV40 is here. We cover the technical information on this new GPU and explain what it all means to you.  HardOCP [rm]

2003-09-11 Nvidia's code names explained: Principles behind the nv-numbers cracked... The Inquirer [rm]

2003-04-28 Nvidia confirms its errors with the NV30 The Inquirer [rm]

2003-04-09 Maya 5 with Quadro FX Smashes Rendering Barrier Nvidia [rm]

2003-04-08 Maya 5 gets hardware rendering with Quadro FX The Inquirer [rm]

2003-03-04 Nvidia bullish about NV30, in both .15 and .13 microns The Inquirer [rm]

2003-03-02 Inner mysteries of Nvidia and ATI technology: R300 capabilities compared to NV30 The Inquirer [rm]

2003-02-24 Geforce FX has 4x2 marchitecture: Part Two The Inquirer [rm]

2003-02-21 Geforce FX is 4 Pipelines and 2 TMUs: Not 8x 1 as previously suggested The Inquirer [rm]

2003-02-07 Nvidia now expected to dump GeForce FX: Dustbuster short lived? The Inquirer [rm]

2003-02-06 Why Geforce FX doesn't have a 256bit memory bus The Inquirer [rm]

2003-02-05 GeForce FX canned? Nvidia refuses to comment The Inquirer [rm]

2003-02-05 ATI delivers heavy blows to nVidia The Inquirer [rm]

2003-02-04 Geforce FX will now arrive on the 20th February, or after The Inquirer [rm]

2003-01-30 Carmack comments on Nvidia-ATI performance The Inquirer [rm]

2003-01-27 NVIDIA GeForceFX: Brute Force Attack Against the King: NDA lifted today Tom's Hardware [rm]

2003-01-27 Geforce FX benchmarks get an airing The Inquirer [rm]

2003-01-27 GeForceFX: Not a Home Run ExtremeTech [rm]

2003-01-27 GeForce FX 5800 Ultra Preview HardOCP [rm]

2003-01-27 Can the GeForce FX 5800 Ultra knock ATI down? The Inquirer [rm]

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