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Nvidia GeForce GTS 250

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How well can the GeForce GTS 250 run games
28 Oct 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

This GeForce GTS 250 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 GTS 250 graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTS 250 in your PC? You should definitely consider replacing this GeForce GTS 250 graphics card, if it is still in your gaming PC.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTS 250? A good upgrade choice for this graphics card today would be the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB. For comparison of the 1000 most demanding games around today this suggested upgrade is 623% better and can meet 821 of their recommended requirements. Alternatively upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the R-500 Series Radeon RX 580 8GB which is 490% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 752 games from the most demanding games today.
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The GeForce GTS 250 is released on 04 Mar 2009

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GPU
Architecture
Tesla G92-428-B1
Process
55nm
TMUs
64
Texture Rate
47 GTexel/s
ROPs
16
Pixel Rate
12 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units (Cuda Cores)
128
Ray Tracing Cores
Tensor Cores
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Driver Support
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Release Price
$199.00
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
1100 MHz
Memory Bus
256 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR3
Memory Bandwidth
70.4GB/sec
L2 Cache
0KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
0
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
738 MHz
Power
Max Power
150 Watts
PSU
450 Watt & 32 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 GTS 250 Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
GeForce GTS 250 is a Fast-Middle-Class Graphics Card based on the first revision of the Tesla Architecture.


Architecture
Tesla was NVIDIA's First Unified Shader Architecture.


GPU
It equips a GPU Codenamed G92-428-B1 which has 8 Stream Multiprocessors activated and thus offers 128 Shader Processing Units, 64 TMUs and 16 ROPs. The Central Unit is clocked at 738MHz.


Memory
The GPU accesses a 1GB frame buffer of GDDR3, through a 256-bit memory interface. The size of the frame buffer is adequate. The Memory Clock Operates at 1100MHz.


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 150W, it requires at least a 450W PSU and it requires at least two 6-pin available connectors.


Performance
Gaming benchmarks put its performance around of a Radeon HD 4770, meaning it is much faster than Radeon HD 4850.


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GeForce GTS 250 vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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RAM
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GeForce GTS 250 Extras
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