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Nvidia GeForce GTX 260 v3

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How well can the GeForce GTX 260 v3 run games
14 Oct 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

This GeForce GTX 260 v3 graphics card is considered budget with poor modern game performance when playing anything more demanding than indie game requirements. DirectX 10 gaming system requirements will be met by this gpu.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 260 v3 graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 260 v3 in your PC? Its upgrade time for the GeForce GTX 260 v3, assuming you are a modern day gamer.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 260 v3? If you are thinking of upgrading this graphics card then we would currently suggest the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB. This PC hardware upgrade performs 432% better and can run 824 of today’s 1000 most demanding PC games. Alternatively a suitable upgrade choice for the GeForce GTX 260 v3 is the R-500 Series Radeon RX 580 8GB, which is 334% more powerful and can run 758 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements.
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The GeForce GTX 260 v3 was released on 27 Nov 2008

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GPU
Architecture
Tesla G200-103-B2
Process
55nm
TMUs
72
Texture Rate
41 GTexel/s
ROPs
28
Pixel Rate
16 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units (Cuda Cores)
216
Ray Tracing Cores
Tensor Cores
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Driver Support
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Release Price
$299.00
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 10.0
Shader
4.0
Open GL
3.3
Resolution (WxH)
2560x1600
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
896 MB
Memory Speed
999 MHz
Memory Bus
448 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR3
Memory Bandwidth
111.9GB/sec
L2 Cache
0KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
0
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
576 MHz
Power
Max Power
171 Watts
PSU
500 Watt & 37 Amps
Power Connector
2x 6-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
Best RAM Match
6 GB
Best Resolution
1600 x 900
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Resolution Performance
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GeForce GTX 260 v3 Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
GeForce GTX 260 v3 is a Performance Graphics Card based on the Second Revision of the Tesla Architecture.


Architecture
Tesla was NVIDIA's First Unified Shader Architecture.


GPU
It equips a GPU Codenamed G200-103-B2 which has 9 Stream Multiprocessors activated and thus offers 216 Shader Processing Units, 72 TMUs and 28 ROPs. The Central Unit is clocked at 576MHz.


Memory
The GPU accesses a 896MB frame buffer of GDDR3, through a 448-bit memory interface. The size of the frame buffer is adequate. The Memory Clock Operates at 999MHz.


Features
DirectX 10.0 Support (10.0 Hardware Default) and support for SLI, NVIDIA PureVideo HD Technology, Dual-stream Hardware Acceleration, PhysX, CUDA, HybridPower and other technologies.


Cooling Solution
The Cooling Solution consists of a Single-Fan.


Power Consumption
With a rated board TDP of 171W, it requires at least a 500W PSU and it requires at least two 6-pin available connectors.


Performance
Gaming benchmarks put its performance somewhat above a Radeon HD 4870, meaning it is much faster than GeForce GT 250.


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GeForce GTX 260 v3 vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Graphics Card
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RAM
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Cyberpunk 2077 228% 323%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 149% 290%
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War 119% 334%
Mafia: Definitive Edition 85% 511%
Genshin Impact 20% 326%
eFootball PES 2021 96% 115%
FIFA 21 57% 115%
Watch Dogs Legion 270% 311%
Death Stranding 143% 326%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 277% 277%
GeForce GTX 260 v3 Extras
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