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AMD Radeon R7 260

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How well can the Radeon R7 260 run games
4 Apr 2021 - Graphics card reviewed

This Radeon R7 260 graphics card is considered budget with poor modern game performance when playing anything more demanding than indie game requirements. DirectX 11 gaming system requirements will be met by this gpu.

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

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon R7 260? Are you looking to upgrade a Radeon R7 260? Then we would suggest getting a 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB, as it can run 789 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today with 327% increased graphics performance. Alternatively a suitable upgrade choice for the Radeon R7 260 is the R-500 Series Radeon RX 580 8GB, which is 248% more powerful and can run 699 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements.
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The Radeon R7 260 was released on 17 Dec 2013

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AMD PC game performance check Radeon R7 260
GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.1 Bonaire PRO
Process
28nm
TMUs
48
Texture Rate
48 GTexel/s
ROPs
16
Pixel Rate
16 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
768
Driver Support
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Release Price
$109.00
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
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
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1000 MHz
Power
Max Power
95 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 260 Game Requirement Analysis

Radeon R7 260 is a fast-middle-class graphics card based on the Second Revision of the GCN architecture. It packs a Core codenamed Bonaire PRO.
The Bonaire PRO is a cut-down version of the Bonaire XT Core used on Radeon HD 7790. It comes with 14 Compute Units and thus offers 768 Shader Processing Units, 48 TMUs and 16 ROPs. This, on a 128-bit memory interface of fast GDDR5. Compared to the Bonaire XT Core, it has support for DirectX 11.2 and has support for AMD's TrueAudio Technology.
Benchmarks indicate its performance is around 10% slower than Radeon HD 7790 and a little over that when taking Radeon R7 260X as a reference.
The card proves to be very inefficient seeing as it has a higher rated TDP board than Radeon HD 7790 and its release price of $109 makes Radeon HD 7850 a better option.


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Radeon R7 260 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
Game Min. Rec.
Grand Theft Auto VI 203% 382%
Outriders 21% 345%
Resident Evil 8 124% 345%
Far Cry 6 203% 395%
It Takes Two 15% 197%
Valheim 73% 242%
Total War: Rome Remastered 86% 39%
Battlefield 6 100% 345%
Star Citizen 201% 201%
Monster Hunter Rise 3% 201%
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