Radeon_R7_260X_MSI_2GB_OC_Edition
AMD Radeon R7 260X MSI 2GB OC Edition

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How well can the Radeon R7 260X MSI 2GB OC Edition run games
28 Nov 2019 - Graphics card reviewed

A mid to low level graphics card, the Radeon R7 260X MSI 2GB OC Edition is found in budget machines nowadays, struggling to meet AAA system requirements. All games with system requirements of DirectX 12 or lower are met by this card.

How many years will the Radeon R7 260X MSI 2GB OC Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon R7 260X MSI 2GB OC Edition in your PC? You should definitely consider replacing this Radeon R7 260X MSI 2GB OC Edition graphics card, if it is still in your gaming PC.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon R7 260X MSI 2GB OC Edition? A suitable upgrade choice for the Radeon R7 260X MSI 2GB OC Edition is the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB, which is 267% more powerful and can run 898 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements. Alternatively if you are thinking of upgrading this graphics card then we would currently suggest the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 4GB. This PC hardware upgrade performs 169% better and can run 672 of today’s 1000 most demanding PC games.
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The Radeon R7 260X MSI 2GB OC Edition is released on 08 Oct 2013

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Architecture
GCN 1.1 Bonaire XTX
Process
28nm
TMUs
56
Texture Rate
66 GTexel/s
ROPs
16
Pixel Rate
19 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
896
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Release Price
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
1625 MHz
Memory Bus
128 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
104GB/sec
L2 Cache
512KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
1
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1175 MHz
Power
Max Power
115 Watts
PSU
500 Watt & 33 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 260X MSI 2GB OC Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
Radeon R7 260X MSI OC 2GB Edition is a special edition of AMD's Fast-Middle-Class Radeon R7 260X, created by MSI.


Overclock: Central Unit
The Central Unit now runs at 1175MHz, instead of 1000MHz.


Overclock: Memory Clock
None.


Frame Buffer
Untouched.


Cooling Solution
Propeller Blade Technology: 20% more airflow, 50% larger cooling area and Large 10CM fan.


Performance
Benchmarks indicate a 3% performance over the reference Radeon R7 260X.


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Radeon R7 260X MSI 2GB OC Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Red Dead Redemption 2 56% 173%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 48% 173%
Halo: Reach 62% 13%
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 49% 276%
Cyberpunk 2077 69% 276%
Borderlands 3 76% 189%
FIFA 20 6% 46%
Halo: The Master Chief Collection 21% 215%
eFootball PES 2020 33% 87%
Detroit: Become Human 25% 314%
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Is that good to play battlefield 1 low settings?

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2012
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$294.00
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$299.00
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Update (14/10/2015): This Graphics Card is now Correctly Ranked!

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$199.00
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$699.00
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should i buy an EVGA GeForce GTX750 Ti 2GB ACX Cooler FTW or AMD Radeon R7 260X MSI 2GB OC Edition

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almost the same i think 260x is 1-3% better but i would go with nvidia cuz they have better drivers and many games are mor optimized for green team but both are great budget cards

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2013
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I used to have the R7 260x and the stable overclock I managed to get was more than impressive. Not sure how the 750ti is with overcocking

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$101.00
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i got AMD A8 5600k, 4gb ram 1600hz (going to upgrade to 8gb soon), PSU COOLERMASTER 500W. i was thinking to get this card, but can it support my PSU 500W?

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Yes, it can definitely support this card. My mate ran this card on his 500 W with multiple other power consuming things plugged in.

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450w is ok for this card i would get lower

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Asus Radeon R7 260X 2GB OC or Radeon R7 260X MSI 2GB OC Edition ??

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Asus one have lot better cooler

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i want you to know that i am not talking about Radeon R7 260X Asus DirectCU II OC but for the Asus Radeon R7 260X 2GB OC and because i do not see this GPU at the site, this is the reason why i am asking

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There is not much to compare, one is 1050Mhz another one is 1075Mhz
MSI one is shorter and with one larger fan
ASUS have larger cooler with two fans - better for overclocking

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2019
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$199.00
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yeah but this one ( Radeon R7 260X MSI 2GB OC Edition ) has 1175 MHz Core Speed

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$339.00
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$430.00
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Is it worth getting this card over 650ti?

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CPU (25% overclock)

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it's an awsome and very decent gpu !! if u want a premium peformance but u have tight budget!! i recomand u this gpu !! it can handle most of nowdays games smoothly on high settings and res !!!! go 4 it guys !! am without a job for now so for me even this card is still away from my hands . it is on my wishlist oh SANTA

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2012
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$132.00
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12 GB

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running this beast now for 2 months! Works like a charm, runs bf4 at 66-88 FPS on med settings at 1080p on my TV well worth it

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2017
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$359.00
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$499.00
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Guys by how much will a core 2 duo 3ghz processor bottleneck this gpu? (test rig cpu)

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Is this card any faster than a nvidia 650 ti?

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$250.00
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Yes it is, but only 9% better than a GTX 650 Ti

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