GeForce GTX 280
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GPU
Architecture
Tesla G200-302-A2
Process
65nm
TMUs
80
Texture Rate
48 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
19 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units (Cuda Cores)
240
Driver Support
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Release Price
$649.00
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 10.0
Shader
4.0
Open GL
3.3
Resolution (WxH)
2560x1600
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
1024 MB
Memory Speed
1107 MHz
Memory Bus
512 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR3
Memory Bandwidth
141.7GB/sec
L2 Cache
0KB
Display Connectors
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0
DVI Connection
1
HDMI Connection
0
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
602 MHz
Power
Max Power
236 Watts
PSU
550 Watt & 40 Amps
Power Connector
2x 6-pin
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6 GB
Best Resolution
1600 x 900
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GeForce GTX 280 Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
GeForce GTX 280 is a High-End 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 G200-302-A2 which has 10 Stream Multiprocessors activated and thus offers 240 Shader Processing Units, 80 TMUs and 32 ROPs. The Central Unit is clocked at 602MHz.


Memory
The GPU accesses a 1GB frame buffer of GDDR3, through a 512-bit memory interface. The size of the frame buffer is adequate. The Memory Clock Operates at 1107MHz.


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 236W, it requires at least a 550W PSU and it requires at least two 6-pin available connectors.


Performance
Gaming benchmarks put its performance on average with the lower positioned GeForce GTX 275.
It is therefore even faster than the Fermi based GeForce GTX 460 768MB.


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adomc1000's Rig
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hi pls help me i need new graphic card and i don't know who's buy with my performance computer on my profile…

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DavisWatts's Rig
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go for a HD 5850 for budget gaming, its a solid card, and has Direct X 11

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JUDGER3's Rig
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is a good choice to buy this graphic card for my pc?

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Zilincan's Rig
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Not really, I would invest into something that support at least dx11

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I bought for my Xeon rig HD6770 1GB DDR5 DX11 Flex Edition for around 40 euro. I previously had GTX 295.. it was pain in the a*s. 90 degrees on games like euro truck 2. No dx11, bad driver support and very power hungry (i had to buy ocz 700w so i can use the card) I suggest u to go for something newer and cooler!

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Pretty interesting to look back, and see how fast tech is developing. In 2009 this was the top, and oddly enough it's pricing was around the same of the CURRENT king of GPU's, the GTX 780ti. Although in terms of performance, mid range 150$ cards can demolish this former beast, and you can actually find 280s for under 50$ online :P. The only problem I see is that tech is advancing far far faster with each year, and soon we won't be able to keep up with the upgrades. High-class GPUs one year will be mid-level or even low in only a year or 2..

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Phantasy's Rig
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My card beating the almighty gtx 280, impressive. I remember when this card was a beast back in 09.

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I have the FX6100 95w, mb 95w And power 500w real is there any problem I buy this VGA ?

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But why would you want to buy this today?It has a huge power consumption dx10,OpenGL2.0,Shader 4.0 etc it is not comparable to med-higher end cards of today since they have much better technology, so it's better to go for the latest range of nvidia or amd GPU's than this.

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go for gddr5 like XFX hd7850 or hd 7870 or gtx 560ti ,650,660,660ti :) :)

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I live in Brazil and this VGA is expensive

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Hi. What is the best graphic card for AMD Athlon II X2 270 3.4GHz ?

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late reply.. but HD6670 is suitable for that cpu

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Why is this graphic card considered better than mine

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Perhaps because your Core Speed ​​and Memory Speed ​​smaller than those of the HD 6770 and because HD 6770 is DDR5.But I think it's your graphics card better than HD 6770th especially due to Memory Bandwidth. Sorry for bad english.:D

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Definitely not choice for today..Huge power consumption like oven,DX10,OpenGL2.0,Shader 4.0.One should definitely go for newer no matter what.

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so much power for a graphic card that didnt even got competition today

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Hey, im currently thinking of buying the game crysis 2 for PC and i have a GeForce GTX 260 GPU and on the Game specs list it reccomends the GeForce GTX 280 I can still use it but on lower setting right?

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