Radeon_R7_260X
AMD Radeon R7 260X

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How well can the Radeon R7 260X run games
28 Oct 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

A mid to low level graphics card, the Radeon R7 260X is found in budget machines nowadays, struggling to meet AAA system requirements. DirectX 12 gaming system requirements will be met by this gpu.

How many years will the Radeon R7 260X graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon R7 260X in your PC? You should definitely consider replacing this Radeon R7 260X graphics card, if it is still in your gaming PC.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon R7 260X? A good choice when looking to upgrade the Radeon R7 260X would be the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB which meets 823 of the 1000 top game’s recommended system requirements and has 271% better performance. Alternatively upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the R-500 Series Radeon RX 580 8GB which is 203% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 755 games from the most demanding games today.
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The Radeon R7 260X is released on 08 Oct 2013

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GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.1 Bonaire XTX
Process
28nm
TMUs
56
Texture Rate
62 GTexel/s
ROPs
16
Pixel Rate
18 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
896
Driver Support
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Release Price
$139.00
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
1625 MHz
Memory Bus
128 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
104GB/sec
L2 Cache
512KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
0
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1100 MHz
Power
Max Power
115 Watts
PSU
450 Watt & 30 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 Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
Radeon R7 260X is a Fast-Middle-Class Graphics Card based on the Second Revision of the Graphics Core Next (GCN) Architecture.


Architecture
Radeon R7 260X Equips a GPU Codenamed Bonaire XTX which is a Second Gen GCN GPU and is an upgraded version of the Bonaire XT GPU previously used on Radeon 7790.
Bonaire XT has 14 Compute Units activated and thus offers 896 Shader Processing Units, 56 TMUs and 16 ROPs.


GPU
The Central Unit is clocked at 1100MHz.


Memory: Speed
The GPU is equipped with fast GDDR5 and Accesses the Frame Buffer through a 128-bit Memory Interface. The Memory Clock Operates at 1625Hz.


Memory: Frame Buffer
The GPU can fill up a Memory Pool of up to 2GB. This would be useful were the Graphics Card suited for 1080p Gaming, which is not the case.


Power Consumption
With a rated board TDP of 115W, it requires at least a 500W PSU with one available 6-pin connector.


Performance
Radeon R7 260X is the Fastest of all Radeon R7 260X Variants and Delivers Performance almost up to 10% over the Older Radeon HD 7790.


System Suggestions
Radeon R7 260X is best suited for resolutions up to and including 1600x900. We recommend a Middle-Class Processor and 8GB of RAM for Optimal Performance.


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Radeon R7 260X vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Graphics Card
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RAM
12GB
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Popular Game System Requirements
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Cyberpunk 2077 129% 195%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 74% 172%
Watch Dogs Legion 158% 187%
Genshin Impact 16% 197%
FIFA 21 9% 50%
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War 53% 203%
eFootball PES 2021 37% 50%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 163% 163%
Marvel's Avengers 37% 182%
Mafia: Definitive Edition 29% 326%
Radeon R7 260X Extras
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