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AMD Radeon R7 260X v3

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How well can the Radeon R7 260X v3 run games
A mid to low level graphics card, the Radeon R7 260X v3 is found in budget machines nowadays, struggling to meet AAA system requirements.

This card meets game requirements up to DirectX 12.

This low performing GPU is unable to play any of the most demanding games available today.

How many years will the Radeon R7 260X v3 graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon R7 260X v3 in your PC? Its upgrade time for the Radeon R7 260X v3, assuming you are a modern day gamer.

FPS System Benchmark
28 FPS
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The Radeon R7 260X v3 is released on the 05 Feb 2015
AMD PC game performance check Radeon R7 260X v3
GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.1 Bonaire XT
Process
28nm
TMUs
56
Texture Rate
56 GTexel/s
ROPs
16
Pixel Rate
16 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
896
Driver Support
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Release Price
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.0
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.4
Resolution (WxH)
4096x3112
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
2048 MB
Memory Speed
1250 MHz
Memory Bus
128 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
80GB/sec
L2 Cache
512KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
1
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1000 MHz
Power
Max Power
85 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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Radeon R7 260X v3 Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
Radeon R7 260X v3 is a Fast-Middle-Class Graphics Card based on the Second Revision of the Graphics Core Next (GCN) Architecture.


Architecture
Radeon R7 260X v3 Equips a GPU Codenamed Bonaire XT which is a Second Gen GCN GPU and was 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 1000MHz.


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 1250Hz.


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 100W, it requires at least a 500W PSU with one available 6-pin connector.


Performance
Radeon R7 260X v3 is the slowest of all Radeon R7 260X Variants and Delivers Performance Below the Older Radeon HD 7790.


System Suggestions
Radeon R7 260X v3 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 v3 vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
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