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Nvidia GeForce GTX 260M

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How well can the GeForce GTX 260M run games
14 Nov 2019 - Graphics card reviewed

The GeForce GTX 260M is a very low performing piece of gaming hardware and can probably only run indie system requirements. Capable of running games with up to a DirectX 10 requirement.

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

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 260M? If you are thinking of upgrading this graphics card then we would currently suggest the 20 Series GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile. This PC hardware upgrade performs 1625% better and can run 982 of today’s 1000 most demanding PC games. Alternatively we would suggest getting a RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500M 8GB, as it can run 606 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today with 974% increased graphics performance.
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The GeForce GTX 260M is released on 01 Mar 2009

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Architecture
Tesla G92-N10E-GT
Process
65nm
TMUs
56
Texture Rate
31 GTexel/s
ROPs
16
Pixel Rate
9 GPixel/s
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Processing Units (Cuda Cores)
112
Ray Tracing Cores
Tensor Cores
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Direct X
DX 10.0
Shader
4.0
Open GL
3.3
Resolution (WxH)
2560x1600
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
1024 MB
Memory Speed
950 MHz
Memory Bus
256 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR3
Memory Bandwidth
60.8GB/sec
L2 Cache
0KB
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
550 MHz
Power
Max Power
65 Watts
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GeForce GTX 260M Game Requirement Analysis

GeForce GTX 260M is a high-end-class level GPU of the 200M Series released by NVIDIA in 2009/2010.
The biggest hindrance it has is the fact that it only supports DirectX up to 10 so DirectX 11 games aren't supported.
It's based on the architecture 'G92b', same used on the middle-class GeForce GTS 250 part of the desktop 200 Series. The performance should be much lower than the desktop GTS 250, due to the lower clock frequencies and less amount of Pipelines but higher than the GeForce GTS 260M as it features extra Pipelines and a 256 bits Memory Bus, as well as higher clock frequencies.
Compared to powerful Mobile GPUS (e.g. GTX 485M, Radeon HD 6990M), GeForce GTX 260M is not far behind and it's capable of playing demanding games (like Crysis 2) at high settings. However, very demanding games like Metro 2033 can only be played at low or medium settings, depending on the resolution + DirectX used.


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GeForce GTX 260M vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
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Popular Game System Requirements
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Red Dead Redemption 2 535% 1013%
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 108% 1430%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 504% 1013%
Death Stranding 587% 1430%
Cyberpunk 2077 587% 1430%
Need For Speed Heat 524% 1013%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 587% 1430%
Planet Zoo 493% 1097%
FIFA 20 332% 493%
Diablo 4 660% 1430%
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hello if i have two graphic cards SLI do i still need to click multi gpu or just click on the model with SLI and not put a check in multi gpu?

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Is it worth getting over the my current GPU?

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yours is nearly 50% better so no its not

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$499.00
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can it rnu battlefield 3

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2017
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2015
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Almost undoubtedly.

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Ahh, I Stand corrected. Got the GTX 9800m specs confused with the 9800 GTX.

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2012
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What are you talking about? The GTS 250 is a rebadged 9800 GTX.

This is a notebook graphics chip with lower core clock, lower shader clock and lower memory bandwith.

edit: Damn you are right… they do use the same chip but it still is clocked lower.

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Why is this card rated lower than a desktop GeForce 9800 GTX? They are the same card.

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