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Additional Info
  • Windows 7

    Get ready for Windows 7 with NVIDIA graphics processors. Learn more.

  • NVIDIA® TurboCache™ Technology

    Shares the capacity and bandwidth of dedicated video memory and dynamically available system memory for turbocharged performance and larger total graphics memory.

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  • Tech Specs

    Technical specifications of the GeForce 6 Series of GPUs.

  • Launch Partners

    A list of NVIDIA partners for the GeForce 6200 with TurboCache Technology launch.


The NVIDIA® GeForce™ 6500 and 6200 graphics processing units (GPUs) featuring NVIDIA® TurboCache™ technology take full advantage of the PCI Express bus to deliver the turbocharged system performance you need to play all the hottest games and applications.

  • Feature NVIDIA® TurboCache™* technology for turbocharged PC performance
  • Deliver GeForce 6 Series performance and features at an affordable price
  • Feature support for up to 128MB or 256MB configurations
  • Are the only Microsoft® DirectX® 9.0c Shader Model 3.0 GPUs in their class so you play all the latest games
  • Feature NVIDIA® PureVideo™ technology to deliver crisp, vibrant video on the PC

*Applies only to products with TurboCache enabled

Available models: GeForce 6500, GeForce 6200, GeForce 6200 LE

GeForce 6500 GeForce 6200 GeForce 6200 LE
Memory Supports 256MB Supports 128MB
or 256MB
Supports 128MB
or 256MB
Effective Memory Bandwidth
13.44** 13.6* 12.0*
Fill Rate (pixels/sec) 1.6 billion** 1.4 billion* 700 million*
Vertices per Second (million) 300** 263* 175*
Pixels per Clock (peak) 4 4 2
RAMDACs 400 MHz 400 MHz 400 MHz
*Specs for 6200 supporting 128MB (including 32MB of on-board TurboCache memory)
** Specs for 6500 supporting 256MB (including 128MB of on-board TurboCache memory)

Look for the following configurations from NVIDIA select board partners:

GeForce 6200 supporting 128MB GeForce 6200 supporting 256MB
-including 16MB of on-board TurboCache memory
-including 32MB of on-board TurboCache memory
-including 64MB of on-board TurboCache memory
-including 128MB of on-board TurboCache memory
GeForce 6500 supporting 256MB  
-including 128MB of on-board TurboCache memory
-including 256MB of on-board TurboCache memory

Turbocharged Performance

Turbocharged Performance:
NVIDIA TurboCache Technology
Like a turbocharger for your car engine, NVIDIA® TurboCache™ technology delivers optimal system performance and larger total graphics memory to supercharge PC performance.

  Microsoft DirectX 9.0 Shader Model 3.0 Support   Microsoft DirectX 9.0 Shader Model 3.0 Support
Ensures top-notch compatibility and performance for all DirectX 9 applications, including Shader Model 3.0 titles.
  PureVideo Technology   PureVideo Technology
NVIDIA PureVideo™ technology is a combination of the new GeForce 6 Series GPUs’ high-definition video processor and NVIDIA video decode software that delivers unprecedented picture clarity, smooth video, accurate color, and precise image scaling for all video content on any display.