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AMD Radeon R7 260

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How well can the Radeon R7 260 run games
31 Oct 2019 - Graphics card reviewed

This Radeon R7 260 graphics card is considered budget with poor modern game performance when playing anything more demanding than indie game requirements. DirectX 11 gaming system requirements will be met by this gpu.

How many years will the Radeon R7 260 graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon R7 260 in your PC? You should definitely consider replacing this Radeon R7 260 graphics card, if it is still in your gaming PC.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon R7 260? A good choice when looking to upgrade the Radeon R7 260 would be the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB which meets 900 of the 1000 top game’s recommended system requirements and has 327% better performance. Alternatively a good choice when looking to upgrade the Radeon R7 260 would be the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 4GB which meets 692 of the 1000 top game’s recommended system requirements and has 220% better performance.
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The Radeon R7 260 was released on 17 Dec 2013

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GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.1 Bonaire PRO
Process
28nm
TMUs
48
Texture Rate
48 GTexel/s
ROPs
16
Pixel Rate
16 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
768
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Release Price
$109.00
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.0
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.4
Resolution (WxH)
4096x2160
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
2048 MB
Memory Speed
1500 MHz
Memory Bus
128 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
96GB/sec
L2 Cache
512KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
1
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1000 MHz
Power
Max Power
95 Watts
PSU
450 Watt & 30 Amps
Power Connector
1x 6-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
1600 x 900
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Radeon R7 260 Game Requirement Analysis

Radeon R7 260 is a fast-middle-class graphics card based on the Second Revision of the GCN architecture. It packs a Core codenamed Bonaire PRO.
The Bonaire PRO is a cut-down version of the Bonaire XT Core used on Radeon HD 7790. It comes with 14 Compute Units and thus offers 768 Shader Processing Units, 48 TMUs and 16 ROPs. This, on a 128-bit memory interface of fast GDDR5. Compared to the Bonaire XT Core, it has support for DirectX 11.2 and has support for AMD's TrueAudio Technology.
Benchmarks indicate its performance is around 10% slower than Radeon HD 7790 and a little over that when taking Radeon R7 260X as a reference.
The card proves to be very inefficient seeing as it has a higher rated TDP board than Radeon HD 7790 and its release price of $109 makes Radeon HD 7850 a better option.


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Radeon R7 260 vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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RAM
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Red Dead Redemption 2 85% 224%
Death Stranding 100% 345%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 76% 224%
Cyberpunk 2077 100% 345%
Need For Speed Heat 82% 224%
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 39% 345%
Planet Zoo 73% 248%
Diablo 4 121% 345%
Borderlands 3 109% 242%
FIFA 20 26% 73%
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can my psu handle this it is a 450 w 12v 19 a

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will this my cpu botellneck this gpu

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nece

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I think the R7 250X makes this card obsolete. Cheaper, similar performance too.

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Would my CPU bottleneck it ?

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nope never at that resolution too, wanna upgrade to this one if yes go for it or tell budget for more advice buddy :)

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I have a budget of 180 dollars (120 euros)

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see u can get gtx 650ti or r7 260 this one i suggest slightly increasing budget(depends on country) and get gtx 750ti its serious card and can do every game 30+ fps at 1080p no aa and take note games are optimised for nvidia and u know how the hell nvidia screws up a game watch dogs for example also ac 4!

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Thanks on reply I think I will go with gtx 750ti but im not sure yet

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This card is now correctly ranked.

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Just a Radeon HD 7770.

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No, it isn't. Radeon R7 250X = Radeon HD 7770.

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