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Nvidia GeForce GTX 260 v3 Gainward GS 896MB Edition

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How well can the GeForce GTX 260 v3 Gainward GS 896MB Edition run games
2 Aug 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

This GeForce GTX 260 v3 Gainward GS 896MB Edition 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 GTX 260 v3 Gainward GS 896MB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 260 v3 Gainward GS 896MB Edition in your PC? You should definitely consider replacing this GeForce GTX 260 v3 Gainward GS 896MB Edition graphics card, if it is still in your gaming PC.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 260 v3 Gainward GS 896MB Edition? A great upgrade graphics card would be a 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB, which has 397% better performance and can run 852 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today. An alternative great upgrade graphics card would be a R-500 Series Radeon RX 580 8GB, which has 306% better performance and can run 789 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today.
FPS System Benchmark
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The GeForce GTX 260 v3 Gainward GS 896MB Edition was released on 27 Nov 2008

GeForce GTX 260 v3 Gainward GS 896MB Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 260 v3 Gainward GS 896MB Edition
GPU
Architecture
Tesla G200-103-B2
Process
55nm
TMUs
72
Texture Rate
45 GTexel/s
ROPs
28
Pixel Rate
18 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units (Cuda Cores)
216
Ray Tracing Cores
Tensor Cores
-
Driver Support
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Release Price
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 10.0
Shader
4.0
Open GL
3.3
Resolution (WxH)
2560x1600
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
896 MB
Memory Speed
1100 MHz
Memory Bus
448 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR3
Memory Bandwidth
123.2GB/sec
L2 Cache
0KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
0
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
625 MHz
Power
Max Power
171 Watts
PSU
550 Watt & 40 Amps
Power Connector
2x 6-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
Best RAM Match
6 GB
Best Resolution
1600 x 900
GPU Upgrade
Resolution Performance
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
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6.9
5.3
3.4
2.4
GeForce GTX 260 v3 Gainward GS 896MB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
GeForce GTX 260 v3 Gainward GS 896MB Edition is a special edition of NVIDIA's Performance GeForce GTX 260 v3, created by Gainward.


Overclock: Central Unit
The Central Unit now runs at 625MHz, instead of 576MHz.


Overclock: Memory Clock
The Operating Memory Clock now runs at 1100MHz, while the Frame Buffer remains the same: 896MB.


Cooling Solution
The Cooling System has been replaced by Gainward's Dual Fan Solution, meaning the Graphics Card runs cooler under load.


Performance
Benchmarks indicate a 7% performance over the reference GeForce GTX 260 v3.


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GeForce GTX 260 v3 Gainward GS 896MB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Graphics Card
298%
RAM
11GB
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GeForce GTX 260 v3 Gainward GS 896MB Edition Extras
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