Radeon_R7_260X_v2_MSI_OC_v1_2GB_Edition
AMD Radeon R7 260X v2 MSI OC v1 2GB Edition

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How well can the Radeon R7 260X v2 MSI OC v1 2GB Edition run games
28 Nov 2019 - Graphics card reviewed

A mid to low level graphics card, the Radeon R7 260X v2 MSI OC v1 2GB Edition is found in budget machines nowadays, struggling to meet AAA system requirements. This card meets game requirements up to DirectX 12.

How many years will the Radeon R7 260X v2 MSI OC v1 2GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon R7 260X v2 MSI OC v1 2GB Edition in your PC? This Radeon R7 260X v2 MSI OC v1 2GB Edition graphics card has reached the end of its ability to run games released today. If you have it in your gaming PC then it’s time to upgrade your graphics solution.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon R7 260X v2 MSI OC v1 2GB Edition? A good upgrade choice for this graphics card today would be the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB. For comparison of the 1000 most demanding games around today this suggested upgrade is 302% better and can meet 899 of their recommended requirements. Alternatively we would suggest getting a RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 4GB, as it can run 672 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today with 195% increased graphics performance.
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The Radeon R7 260X v2 MSI OC v1 2GB Edition was released on 08 Oct 2013

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GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.1 Bonaire XT
Process
28nm
TMUs
56
Texture Rate
59 GTexel/s
ROPs
16
Pixel Rate
17 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
896
Driver Support
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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
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
1
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1050 MHz
Power
Max Power
105 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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Resolution Performance
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Radeon R7 260X v2 MSI OC v1 2GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
Radeon R7 260X v2 MSI OC v1 2GB Edition is a special edition of AMD's Fast-Middle-Class Radeon R7 260X v2, created by MSI.


Overclock: Central Unit
The Central Unit now runs at 1050MHz, instead of 1000MHz.


Overclock: Memory Clock
None.


Frame Buffer
The Frame Buffer was doubled to 2GB.
However, because the Graphics Card itself is not Powerful enough to work under circumstances in which 2GB are needed, such as 1080p, it is mostly a gimmick.


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


Performance
Benchmarks indicate a 2% performance over the reference Radeon R7 260X v2.


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Radeon R7 260X v2 MSI OC v1 2GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Graphics Card
205%
RAM
11GB
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Halo: Reach 58% 5%
Red Dead Redemption 2 71% 200%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 62% 200%
Borderlands 3 93% 217%
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 44% 312%
Cyberpunk 2077 85% 312%
FIFA 20 16% 60%
Halo: The Master Chief Collection 13% 245%
eFootball PES 2020 46% 104%
Fortnite: Chapter 2 87% 37%
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