R7 260x gpu: AMD Radeon R7 260X Specs

AMD Radeon R7 260X vs Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050: What is the difference?

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AMD Radeon R7 260X

44points

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050

Comparison winner

vs

54 facts in comparison

AMD Radeon R7 260X

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050

Why is AMD Radeon R7 260X better than Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050?

  • 0.24 TFLOPS higher floating-point performance?
    1.97 TFLOPSvs1.73 TFLOPS
  • Supports multi-display technology?
  • 128 more shading units?
    896vs768
  • 8 more texture mapping units (TMUs)?
    56vs48
  • 1 more DVI outputs?
    2vs1
  • 12.2mm shorter?
    100mmvs112.2mm

Why is Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 better than AMD Radeon R7 260X?

  • 292MHz faster GPU clock speed?
    1392MHzvs1100MHz
  • 18.83 GPixel/s higher pixel rate?
    36. 43 GPixel/svs17.6 GPixel/s
  • 40W lower TDP?
    75Wvs115W
  • 127MHz faster memory clock speed?
    1752MHzvs1625MHz
  • 508MHz higher effective memory clock speed?
    7008MHzvs6500MHz
  • 0.9 newer version of DirectX?
    12vs11.1
  • 11.26 GTexels/s higher texture rate?
    72.86 GTexels/svs61.6 GTexels/s
  • 8.1GB/s more memory bandwidth?
    112.1GB/svs104GB/s

Which are the most popular comparisons?

AMD Radeon R7 260X

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Nvidia GeForce GTX 750 Ti

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050

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Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650

AMD Radeon R7 260X

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Gigabyte Radeon RX 550

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050

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AMD Radeon RX Vega 8

AMD Radeon R7 260X

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AMD Radeon Vega 8

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050

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Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050 Laptop

AMD Radeon R7 260X

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Nvidia GeForce GT 1030 DDR4

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050

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AMD Radeon Vega 8

AMD Radeon R7 260X

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MSI Radeon RX 580 Gaming 4GB

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050

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AMD Radeon RX 550

AMD Radeon R7 260X

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Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1050 Ti

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050

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Nvidia GeForce GTX 970

AMD Radeon R7 260X

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Nvidia GeForce GTX 750

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050

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Nvidia GeForce MX330

AMD Radeon R7 260X

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AMD Radeon R7 360

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050

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AMD Radeon RX 580

AMD Radeon R7 260X

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Zotac GeForce GTX 660

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050

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Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050

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Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660

Price comparison

User reviews

Overall Rating

AMD Radeon R7 260X

0 User reviews

AMD Radeon R7 260X

0. 0/10

0 User reviews

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050

2 User reviews

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050

6.0/10

2 User reviews

Features

Value for money

No reviews yet

 

6.5/10

2 votes

Gaming

No reviews yet

 

6.0/10

2 votes

Performance

No reviews yet

 

6.0/10

2 votes

Quiet operation

No reviews yet

 

10.0/10

2 votes

Reliability

No reviews yet

 

6.0/10

2 votes

Performance

GPU clock speed

1100MHz

1392MHz

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.

GPU turbo

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (AMD Radeon R7 260X)

1518MHz

When the GPU is running below its limitations, it can boost to a higher clock speed in order to give increased performance.

pixel rate

17.6 GPixel/s

36.43 GPixel/s

The number of pixels that can be rendered to the screen every second.

floating-point performance

1.97 TFLOPS

1.73 TFLOPS

Floating-point performance is a measurement of the raw processing power of the GPU.

texture rate

61.6 GTexels/s

72.86 GTexels/s

The number of textured pixels that can be rendered to the screen every second.

GPU memory speed

1625MHz

1752MHz

The memory clock speed is one aspect that determines the memory bandwidth.

shading units

Shading units (or stream processors) are small processors within the graphics card that are responsible for processing different aspects of the image.

texture mapping units (TMUs)

TMUs take textures and map them to the geometry of a 3D scene. More TMUs will typically mean that texture information is processed faster.

render output units (ROPs)

The ROPs are responsible for some of the final steps of the rendering process, writing the final pixel data to memory and carrying out other tasks such as anti-aliasing to improve the look of graphics.

Memory

effective memory speed

6500MHz

7008MHz

The effective memory clock speed is calculated from the size and data rate of the memory. Higher clock speeds can give increased performance in games and other apps.

maximum memory bandwidth

104GB/s

112.1GB/s

This is the maximum rate that data can be read from or stored into memory.

VRAM (video RAM) is the dedicated memory of a graphics card. More VRAM generally allows you to run games at higher settings, especially for things like texture resolution.

memory bus width

128bit

128bit

A wider bus width means that it can carry more data per cycle. It is an important factor of memory performance, and therefore the general performance of the graphics card.

version of GDDR memory

Newer versions of GDDR memory offer improvements such as higher transfer rates that give increased performance.

Supports ECC memory

✖AMD Radeon R7 260X

✖Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050

Error-correcting code memory can detect and correct data corruption. It is used when is it essential to avoid corruption, such as scientific computing or when running a server.

Features

DirectX version

DirectX is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.

OpenGL version

OpenGL is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.

OpenCL version

Some apps use OpenCL to apply the power of the graphics processing unit (GPU) for non-graphical computing. Newer versions introduce more functionality and better performance.

Supports multi-display technology

✔AMD Radeon R7 260X

✖Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050

The graphics card supports multi-display technology. This allows you to configure multiple monitors in order to create a more immersive gaming experience, such as having a wider field of view.

load GPU temperature

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (AMD Radeon R7 260X)

A lower load temperature means that the card produces less heat and its cooling system performs better.

supports ray tracing

✖AMD Radeon R7 260X

✖Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050

Ray tracing is an advanced light rendering technique that provides more realistic lighting, shadows, and reflections in games.

Supports 3D

✔AMD Radeon R7 260X

✔Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050

Allows you to view in 3D (if you have a 3D display and glasses).

supports DLSS

✖AMD Radeon R7 260X

✖Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050

DLSS (Deep Learning Super Sampling) is an upscaling technology powered by AI. It allows the graphics card to render games at a lower resolution and upscale them to a higher resolution with near-native visual quality and increased performance. DLSS is only available on select games.

PassMark (G3D) result

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (AMD Radeon R7 260X)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050)

This benchmark measures the graphics performance of a video card. Source: PassMark.

Ports

has an HDMI output

✔AMD Radeon R7 260X

✔Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

HDMI ports

More HDMI ports mean that you can simultaneously connect numerous devices, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.

HDMI version

HDMI 1.4

HDMI 2.0

Newer versions of HDMI support higher bandwidth, which allows for higher resolutions and frame rates.

DisplayPort outputs

Allows you to connect to a display using DisplayPort.

DVI outputs

Allows you to connect to a display using DVI.

mini DisplayPort outputs

Allows you to connect to a display using mini-DisplayPort.

Price comparison

Which are the best graphics cards?

Radeon R7 260X [in 2 benchmarks]



Radeon R7 260X

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  • Interface PCIe 3.0 x16
  • Core clock speed 0
  • Max video memory 4096 MB
  • Memory type GDDR5
  • Memory clock speed 0
  • Maximum resolution

Summary

AMD started Radeon R7 260X sales 8 October 2013 at a recommended price of $139. This is a GCN 2.0 architecture desktop card based on 28 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 4 GB of GDDR5 memory clocked at are supplied, and together with 128 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 104 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is dual-slot card attached via PCIe 3.0 x16 interface. Its manufacturer default version has a length of 170 mm. 1 x 6-pin power connector is required, and power consumption is at 115 Watt.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at


7.95%

of a leader’s which is NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4090.


GeForce RTX
4090


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General info


Some basic facts about Radeon R7 260X: architecture, market segment, release date etc.

Place in performance rating 400
Value for money 2. 10
Architecture GCN 2.0 (2013−2017)
GPU code name Bonaire
Market segment Desktop
Design reference
Release date 8 October 2013
(9 years old)
Launch price (MSRP) $139
Current price $174 (1.3x MSRP) of 49999 (A100 SXM4)

Value for money

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Technical specs


Radeon R7 260X’s general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU base clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Radeon R7 260X’s performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.

Pipelines / CUDA cores 896 of 20480 (Data Center GPU Max NEXT)
Boost clock speed 1000 MHz of 3599 (Radeon RX 7990 XTX)
Number of transistors 2,080 million of 14400 (GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile)
Manufacturing process technology 28 nm of 4 (GeForce RTX 4080 Ti)
Thermal design power (TDP) 115 Watt of 2400 (Data Center GPU Max Subsystem)
Texture fill rate 61.60 of 969.9 (h200 SXM5 96 GB)
Floating-point performance 1,971 gflops of 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements


Information on Radeon R7 260X’s compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop graphics cards it’s interface and bus (motherboard compatibility), additional power connectors (power supply compatibility).

Bus support PCIe 3.0
Interface PCIe 3.0 x16
Length 170 mm
Width 2-slot
Supplementary power connectors 1 x 6-pin

Memory


Parameters of memory installed on Radeon R7 260X: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors have no dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM instead.

Memory type GDDR5
Maximum RAM amount 4 GB of 128 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)
Memory bus width 128 Bit of 8192 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)
Memory bandwidth 104 GB/s of 14400 (Radeon R7 M260)

Video outputs and ports


Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon R7 260X. As a rule, this section is relevant only for desktop reference graphics cards, since for notebook ones the availability of certain video outputs depends on the laptop model, while non-reference desktop models can (though not necessarily will) bear a different set of video ports.

Display Connectors 2x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort
Eyefinity 1
HDMI +
DisplayPort support

Technologies


Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon R7 260X. You’ll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.

AppAcceleration
Enduro
FreeSync 1
HD3D
PowerTune
TrueAudio
ZeroCore
DDMA audio +

API support


APIs supported by Radeon R7 260X, sometimes including their particular versions.

DirectX DirectX® 12
Shader Model 6.3
OpenGL 4.6
OpenCL 2.0
Mantle

Benchmark performance


Non-gaming benchmark performance of Radeon R7 260X. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.


Overall score

This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.


R7 260X
7.95

  • Passmark
  • 3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
Passmark

This is probably the most ubiquitous benchmark, part of Passmark PerformanceTest suite. It gives the graphics card a thorough evaluation under various load, providing four separate benchmarks for Direct3D versions 9, 10, 11 and 12 (the last being done in 4K resolution if possible), and few more tests engaging DirectCompute capabilities.

Benchmark coverage: 25%


R7 260X
3133

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

Fire Strike is a DirectX 11 benchmark for gaming PCs. It features two separate tests displaying a fight between a humanoid and a fiery creature seemingly made of lava. Using 1920×1080 resolution, Fire Strike shows off some realistic enough graphics and is quite taxing on hardware.

Benchmark coverage: 13%


R7 260X
4380


Mining hashrates


Cryptocurrency mining performance of Radeon R7 260X. Usually measured in megahashes per second.



Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256) 225 Mh/s  
Ethereum / ETH (DaggerHashimoto) 5. 16 Mh/s  

Is Radeon R7 260X good for gaming?


Let’s see how good Radeon R7 260X is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in frames per second. Comparisons with game system requirements are included, but remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect reality inaccurately.

Relative perfomance


Overall Radeon R7 260X performance compared to nearest competitors among desktop video cards.



NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650 Ti Boost
106.79


NVIDIA GeForce GTX 590
106.67


AMD Radeon RX 560X
101.51


AMD Radeon R7 260X
100


AMD Radeon HD 7790
98.62


NVIDIA GeForce GTX 470
97. 74


AMD Radeon R7 360
97.36

Radeon R7 260X NVIDIA equivalent


According to our data, the nearest equivalent to Radeon R7 260X by NVIDIA is GeForce GTX 470, which is slower by 2% and lower by 8 positions in our rating.


GeForce GTX
470


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Here are some closest NVIDIA rivals to Radeon R7 260X:


NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750
107.04


NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650 Ti Boost
106.79


NVIDIA GeForce GTX 590
106.67


AMD Radeon R7 260X
100


NVIDIA GeForce GTX 470
97.74


NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti
96. 35


NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560
86.42

Similar GPUs

Here is our recommendation of several graphics cards that are more or less close in performance to the one reviewed.


Radeon HD
7790


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Radeon R7
360


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Radeon HD
6990


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GeForce GTX
650 Ti Boost


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GeForce GTX
750


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Radeon R7
260


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Recommended processors

These processors are most commonly used with Radeon R7 260X according to our statistics.


FX
6300

7%


FX
4300

3.3%


Core i5
3470

2.6%


Core i5
2400

2.2%


Core i3
3220

1.6%


Athlon II
X4 640

1.4%


Ryzen 3
1200

1.4%


Ryzen 5
2600

1. 3%


FX
8350

1.2%


Ryzen 5
3600

1.2%

User rating


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  • Supports multi-monitor technology?
  • 128 more stream processors?
    896 vs 768
  • 8 more texture units (TMUs)?
    56 vs 48
  • 1 more DVI outputs?
    2 vs 1
  • 12.2mm lower?
    100mm vs 112. 2mm
    • GPU frequency 292MHz more?
      1392MHz vs 1100MHz
    • 18.83 GPixel/s higher pixel rate?
      36.43 GPixel/s vs 17.6 GPixel/s
    • 40W below TDP?
      75W vs 115W
    • 127MHz faster memory speed?
      1752MHz vs 1625MHz
    • 508MHz higher effective clock speed? Is
      7008MHz vs 6500MHz
    • 0.9 a newer version of DirectX?
      12 vs 11.1
    • 11.26 GTexels/s higher number of textured pixels? more memory bandwidth?
      112.1GB/s vs 104GB/s

    Which comparisons are the most popular?

    AMD Radeon R7 260X

    vs

    Nvidia GeForce GTX 750 Ti

    Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050

    vs

    Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650

    AMD Radeon R7 260X

    vs

    Gigabyte Radeon RX 550

    Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050

    vs

    AMD Radeon RX Vega 8

    AMD Radeon R7 260X

    vs

    AMD Radeon Vega 8

    Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050

    VS

    NVIDIA GEFORCE RTX 3050 Laptop

    AMD Radeon R7 260x

    VS

    NVIDIA GEFORCE GT 1030 DDR4

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    AMD Radeon R7 260X

    vs

    MSI Radeon RX 580 Gaming 4GB

    Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050

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    AMD Radeon RX 550

    AMD Radeon R7 260X

    vs

    Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1050 Ti

    NVIDIA GEFORCE GTX 10500003

    AMD Radeon R7 260X

    vs

    AMD Radeon R7 360

    Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050

    vs

    AMD Radeon RX 580

    AMD Radeon R7 260X

    vs

    Zotac GeForce GTX 660

    Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050

    vs

    Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060

    Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050

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    Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660

    User Reviews91 Price Comparison

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    NVIDIA GTX 1050 9000

    2 Reviews of Users

    9000 NVIDIA GEFOR No reviews yet0003

    Games

    Reviews not yet

    6.0 /10

    2 Votes

    performance

    Reviews are not

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    2 VOTES

    Semysiness

    reviews so far so far. no

    10.0 /10

    2 Votes

    Reliability

    Reviews yet not

    6.0251 /10

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    Performance

    GPU clock speed

    1100MHz

    1392MHz

    The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.

    Turbo GPU

    Unknown. Help us offer a price. (AMD Radeon R7 260X)

    1518MHz

    When the GPU is running below its limits, it can jump to a higher clock speed to increase performance.

    Pixel speed

    17.6 GPixel/s

    36. 43 GPixel/s

    The number of pixels that can be displayed on the screen every second.

    FLOPS

    1.97 TFLOPS

    1.73 TFLOPS

    FLOPS is a measure of GPU processing power.

    texture size

    61.6 GTexels/s

    72.86 GTexels/s

    Number of textured pixels that can be displayed on the screen every second.

    GPU memory speed

    1625MHz

    1752MHz

    Memory speed is one aspect that determines memory bandwidth.

    Shading patterns

    Shading units (or stream processors) are small processors in a graphics card that are responsible for processing various aspects of an image.

    texture units (TMUs)

    TMUs take texture units and map them to the geometric layout of the 3D scene. More TMUs generally means texture information is processed faster.

    ROPs

    ROPs are responsible for some of the final steps of the rendering process, such as writing the final pixel data to memory and for performing other tasks such as anti-aliasing to improve the appearance of graphics.

    Memory

    effective memory speed

    6500MHz

    7008MHz

    The effective memory clock rate is calculated from the size and data transfer rate of the memory. A higher clock speed can give better performance in games and other applications.

    maximum memory bandwidth

    104GB/s

    112.1GB/s

    This is the maximum rate at which data can be read from or stored in memory.

    VRAM (video RAM) is the dedicated memory of the graphics card. More VRAM usually allows you to run games at higher settings, especially for things like texture resolution.

    memory bus width

    128bit

    128bit

    Wider memory bus — this means it can carry more data per cycle. This is an important factor in memory performance, and therefore the overall performance of the graphics card.

    versions of GDDR memory

    Later versions of GDDR memory offer improvements such as higher data transfer rates, which improve performance.

    Supports memory troubleshooting code

    ✖AMD Radeon R7 260X

    ✖Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050

    Memory troubleshooting code can detect and repair data corruption. It is used when necessary to avoid distortion, such as in scientific computing or when starting a server.

    Features

    DirectX version

    DirectX is used in games with a new version that supports better graphics.

    OpenGL version

    The newer the OpenGL version, the better graphics quality in games.

    version of OpenCL

    Some applications use OpenCL to use the power of the graphics processing unit (GPU) for non-graphical computing. Newer versions are more functional and better quality.

    Supports multi-monitor technology

    ✔AMD Radeon R7 260X

    ✖Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050

    The video card has the ability to connect multiple screens. This allows you to set up multiple monitors at the same time to create a more immersive gaming experience, such as a wider field of view.

    GPU temperature at boot

    Unknown. Help us offer a price. (AMD Radeon R7 260X)

    Lower boot temperature means the card generates less heat and the cooling system works better.

    supports ray tracing

    ✖AMD Radeon R7 260X

    ✖Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050

    Ray tracing is an advanced light rendering technique that provides more realistic lighting, shadows and reflections in games.

    Supports 3D

    ✔AMD Radeon R7 260X

    ✔Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050

    Allows you to view in 3D (if you have a 3D screen and glasses).

    supports DLSS

    ✖AMD Radeon R7 260X

    ✖Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050

    DLSS (Deep Learning Super Sampling) is an AI based scaling technology. This allows the graphics card to render games at lower resolutions and upscale them to higher resolutions with near-native visual quality and improved performance. DLSS is only available in some games.

    PassMark (G3D) result

    Unknown. Help us offer a price. (AMD Radeon R7 260X)

    Unknown. Help us offer a price. (Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050)

    This test measures the graphics performance of a graphics card. Source: Pass Mark.

    Ports

    has HDMI output

    ✔AMD Radeon R7 260X

    ✔Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050

    Devices with HDMI or mini HDMI ports can stream HD video and audio to an attached display.

    HDMI connectors

    More HDMI connectors allow you to connect multiple devices at the same time, such as game consoles and TVs.

    HDMI version

    HDMI 1.4

    HDMI 2.0

    Newer HDMI versions support higher bandwidth, resulting in higher resolutions and frame rates.

    DisplayPort outputs

    Allows connection to a display using DisplayPort.

    DVI outputs

    Allows connection to a display using DVI.

    mini DisplayPort outputs

    Allows connection to a display using mini DisplayPort.

    Price comparison

    Which graphics cards are better?

    AMD Radeon R7 260X — 35 secret facts, review, specifications, reviews.

    Top specifications and features

    • Passmark score
    • 3DMark Fire Strike Graphics test score
    • GPU base clock
    • RAM
    • Memory Bandwidth

    Passmark score

    AMD Radeon R7 260X:
    3071
    Best score:
    29325

    Performance

    AMD Radeon R7 260X:
    1745
    Best score:

    Memory

    AMD Radeon R7 260X:
    512
    Best score:

    General Information

    AMD Radeon R7 260X:
    562
    Best score:

    AMD Radeon R7 260X features:
    172
    Best score:

    Description

    AMD Radeon R7 260X graphics card based on GCN 2. 0 architecture has 2080 million transistors, tech. process 28 nm. The frequency of the graphics core is 1100 MHz. In terms of memory, 2 GB is installed here. DDR5, 1625MHz frequency and 104Gb/s maximum bandwidth. The texture size is 61.6 GTexels/s. FLOPS is 1.9.

    In tests, the AMD Radeon R7 260X graphics card showed itself as follows — according to the Passmark benchmark, the model scored 3071 points. At the same time, the maximum number of points for today is 260261 points. According to the 3DMark benchmark, the video card scored 4292 points out of 49575 possible.
    Directx version — 12. OpenGL version — 4.6.

    In terms of compatibility, the video card is connected via the PCIe 3.0 x16 interface. Regarding cooling, here the heat dissipation requirements are 115 watts.
    In our tests, the video card scores 273850 points.

    Why AMD Radeon R7 260X is better than others

    • GPU memory frequency 1625 MHz. This parameter is higher than that of 49% of goods
    • Passmark 3071 score. This parameter is lower than that of 23% of goods
    • 3DMark Fire Strike Graphics test score 4292 . This parameter is lower than 21% of products
    • GPU base clock speed 1100 MHz. This parameter is lower than 51% of products
    • RAM 2 GB. This parameter is lower than 32% of products
    • Memory bandwidth 104 GB/s. This parameter is lower than 66% of products
    • Effective memory speed 6500 MHz. This parameter is lower than 16% of products
    • FLOPS 1.9 TFLOPS. This parameter is lower than that of 72% of goods

    AMD Radeon R7 260X Review

    Performance

    Memory

    general information

    Functions

    Ports

    Tests in benchmarks

    AMD Radeon R7 260X Review Highlights


    GPU base clock

    The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a high clock speed.

    1100MHz

    max 2459

    Average: 1124. 9 MHz

    2459MHz


    GPU memory frequency

    This is an important aspect of calculating memory bandwidth

    1625MHz

    max 16000

    Average: 1468 MHz

    16000MHz


    FLOPS

    The measurement of processing power of a processor is called FLOPS.

    1.9TFLOPS

    max 1142.32

    Average: 53 TFLOPS

    1142.32TFLOPS


    RAM

    2GB

    max 128

    Average: 4.6 GB

    128GB


    Texture size

    A certain number of textured pixels are displayed on the screen every second.
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    61. 6 GTexels/s

    max 756.8

    Average: 145.4 GTexels/s

    756.8 GTexels/s


    Architecture Name

    GCN 2.0


    GPU Name

    Bonaire


    Memory bandwidth

    This is the speed at which the device stores or reads information.

    104GB/s

    max 2656

    Average: 257.8 GB/s

    2656GB/s


    Effective memory speed

    The effective memory clock speed is calculated from the size and information transfer rate of the memory. The performance of the device in applications depends on the clock frequency. The higher it is, the better.
    Show all

    6500 MHz

    max 19500

    Average: 6984. 5 MHz

    19500MHz


    RAM

    2GB

    max 128

    Average: 4.6 GB

    128GB


    GDDR Memory Versions

    Latest GDDR memory versions provide high data transfer rates for improved overall performance
    Show all

    5

    Mean: 4.9

    6


    Memory bus width

    A wide memory bus means that it can transfer more information in one cycle. This property affects the performance of the memory as well as the overall performance of the device’s graphics card.
    Show all

    128bit

    max 8192

    Average: 283.9bit

    8192bit


    Thermal Dissipation (TDP)

    Heat dissipation requirement (TDP) — the maximum possible amount of energy dissipated by the cooling system. The lower the TDP, the less power will be consumed.
    Show all

    115W

    Average value: 160 W

    2W


    Process technology

    The small size of the semiconductor means it is a new generation chip.

    28 nm

    Average: 34.7 nm

    4 nm


    Number of transistors

    2080 million

    max 80000

    Average: 7150 million

    80000 million


    PCIe version

    Considerable speed of the expansion card used to connect the computer to peripherals is provided. The updated versions have impressive throughput and provide high performance.
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    3

    Average: 3

    5


    Width

    170mm

    max 421. 7

    Average: 192.1mm

    421.7 mm


    Height

    100mm

    max 619

    Average: 89.6mm

    619 mm


    Purpose

    Desktop


    Sales start date

    2013-10-08 00:00:00

    Mean value:


    Release price

    $139

    max 419999

    Average: $5679.5

    419999 $


    DirectX

    Used in demanding games providing enhanced graphics

    12

    max 12.2

    Mean: 11.4

    12.2


    OpenCL Version

    Used by some applications to enable GPU power for non-graphical calculations. The newer the version, the more functional it will be
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    2

    max 4.6

    Average: 2.2

    4.6


    opengl version

    Later versions provide quality game graphics

    4.6

    max 4.6

    Average: 4.2

    4.6


    Supports FreeSync technology

    Yes


    Shader model version

    6.3

    max 6.6

    Average: 5.9

    6.6


    Version Vulkan

    1.2


    Has HDMI output

    HDMI output allows you to connect devices with HDMI or mini-HDMI ports. They can transmit video and audio to the display.
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    Yes


    DisplayPort

    Allows you to connect to a display using DisplayPort

    1

    Average: 2.2

    4


    DVI outputs

    Allows connection to a display using DVI

    2

    Mean: 1.4

    3


    Number of HDMI connectors

    The higher the number, the more devices can be connected at the same time (e.g. game/TV type consoles)
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    1

    Average: 1.1

    4


    Interface

    PCIe 3.0 x16


    HDMI

    Yes


    Passmark test score

    3071

    max 29325

    Average: 7628. 6

    29325


    3DMark Fire Strike Graphics test score

    4292

    max 49575

    Average: 11859.1

    49575

    FAQ

    How much RAM does AMD Radeon R7 260X have

    AMD Radeon R7 260X has 2 GB.

    What version of RAM does AMD Radeon R7 260X

    AMD Radeon R7 260X support GDDR5.

    What is the architecture of the AMD Radeon R7 260X

    GCN 2.0.

    Does AMD Radeon R7 260X have Freesync

    Yes.

    How many watts an AMD Radeon R7 260X consumes

    115 watts.

    How AMD Radeon R7 260X performs in benchmarks

    In the Passmark benchmark, the video card scored 3071 points.

    AMD Radeon R7 260X FLOPS

    1.9 TFLOPs.

    What version of PCIe does it support?

    PCIe version 3.

    Which DirectX version does AMD Radeon R7 260X support

    DirectX 12.