8600GT DDR2 256MB 128-Bit - Any Good For 1080p HD? Tags: Graphics Cards DDR2 GPUs HD Graphics Last response: December 16, 2009 4:29 PM in Graphics & Displays Share godbrother December 11, 2009 6:41:52 PM Just wondering if this GPU is any good for 1080p playback. It's a 8600GT DDR2 128-Bit with 256MB's of Dedicated Ram (Turbocache-able to 1GB Virtual) More about : 8600gt ddr2 256mb 128 bit good 1080p rolli59 a c 902 U Graphics card December 11, 2009 11:01:46 PM It is fine if just for HD playback. A DDR3 card would though be a better purchase. godbrother December 12, 2009 2:09:21 AM ^ Nah, I have a spare laying around and I need to build a HD playback typemajic machine for a friend for his digital movie collection. I wanted to sell him this one instead, but wasn't too sure on the full 1080p playback. Related resources Help me choose x1950pro 512mb- 8600gt 512mb or 7900gs 256mb - - Forum 8600GT or HD 2600XT? 512mb DDR3 or 256mb DDR4? - Forum Geforce 8600GTS 256MB vs 8600GT 1024MB - Forum Nvidia 8600GT vs ATI 2600 vs 3650 - Forum 8800GTS 320MB or 8600GT 512MB - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer crosko42 December 12, 2009 2:18:31 AM i have an 8600m which is less than an 8600gt, and I can play most new games on medium settings at a decent res and I can stream 1080p without a hitch. godbrother December 12, 2009 6:00:46 PM crosko42 said:i have an 8600m which is less than an 8600gt, and I can play most new games on medium settings at a decent res and I can stream 1080p without a hitch. I think the 8600M is a revised edition with DDR3. You should download CPU-z and check. crosko42 December 16, 2009 9:45:39 AM My mistake, it is GDDR3. godbrother December 16, 2009 4:29:46 PM crosko42 said:My mistake, it is GDDR3. No worries. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumIs the 8600GT to the 7750 HD a HUGE Jump? ForumHelp me - 8600GT DDR2 or DDR3 ForumModern Warfare 2 @ 1080p 40" HDTV - 1GB DDR3 or 512 MB GDDR5? ForumTom's Hardware Member System Gallery ForumATI HD 2600 vs NVIDIA GEFORCE 8600GT ForumNvidia 8600GT , 9400GT or radeon 4650 ForumQuestion about the usefulness of 1gb of GDDR2 RAM on a Geforce 8600GT ForumWhich 8600GT ??? ForumRecent purchase - XFX 8600gt XXX - WRONG!!!!! Forum8600gt 1gb PCI-e , quick question ?? ForumStrangely High Frames In COD4 8600GT ForumATI HD 4670 512MB vs. x850xt 256mb Forum8600GT positives? Forum8600GT vs 7600GT, do i smell....smoked? ForumNo POST with new video card More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !