Average Bench: 8.07% (218th of 548)

Based on 4,073 user benchmarks.  Devices: 10DE 05E2, 10DE 05EA Model: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260

Terrible average bench

The Nvidia GTX 260 averaged 91.9% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat) 31.4fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 24.2fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvidia GTX 260 is just 3.01%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the Nvidia GTX 260 performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 22.2fps
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm) 14.2fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,073 samples)
Min Avg Max
23.9 Lighting 31.4 37
18.2 Reflection 22.2 25.6
11.4 Parallax 15 17.7
7.87% 22.9 fps
Min Avg Max
13.3 MRender 18 20.9
18.7 Gravity 24.2 28.3
10.4 Splatting 14.2 16.4
8.23% 18.8 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Device(0000 0000) 896MB
Ram: 896MB, Driver: 341.95
Lighting 34.6
Reflection 23.8
Parallax 16.4
9% 24.9 fps
MRender 19.9
Gravity 26.6
Splatting 15.5
9% 20.7 fps
BFG(19F1 0CDD) 896MB
Ram: 896MB, Driver: 342.1
Lighting 32.1
Reflection 22.1
Parallax 16.1
8% 23.4 fps
MRender 18.6
Gravity 25.4
Splatting 14
8% 19.3 fps
Gigabyte(1458 34CA) 896MB
Ram: 896MB, Driver: 342.1
Lighting 31.6
Reflection 23
Parallax 19.7
8% 24.8 fps
MRender 10.1
Gravity 28.3
Splatting 10.9
8% 16.4 fps
Nvidia(10DE 0753) 1.8GB
Ram: 1.8GB, Driver: 342.1
Lighting 25.6
Reflection 19.5
Parallax 12.9
6% 19.3 fps
MRender 16.5
Gravity 19
Splatting 12.5
7% 16 fps
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 5,831,379 GPUs tested.

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Based on statistics from 4,073 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
Device(0000 0000) 9% 9% ± 1%
Nvidia(10DE 068E) 8% 8% ± 1%
Nvidia(10DE 0753) 7% 7% ± 0%
Nvidia(10DE 0585) 7% 8% ± 1%
Gainward(10B0 0801) 5% 8% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 1257) 5% 9% ± 1%
Zotac(19DA 1109) 5% 8% ± 1%
Nvidia(10DE 0738) 4% 7% ± 0%
XFX(1682 2391) 4% 9% ± 0%
Nvidia(10DE 064B) 3% 8% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 34CA) 3% 9% ± 1%
Asus(1043 8291) 3% 7% ± 0%
XFX(1682 2390) 2% 8% ± 1%
XFX(1682 2393) 2% 8% ± 0%
MSI(1462 1771) 2% 9% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 1255) 2% 8% ± 1%
Asus(1043 82E3) 2% 8% ± 0%
BFG(19F1 0CDD) 2% 8% ± 0%
Asus(1043 8301) 2% 8% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 34DB) 1% 9% ± 2%
EVGA(3842 1265) 1% 8% ± 1%
BFG(19F1 0ABA) 1% 8% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 1260) 1% 7% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 1262) 1% 8% ± 0%
Asus(1043 82C4) 1% 8% ± 0%
BFG(19F1 0AC1) 1% 8% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B 2600) 1% 7% ± 0%
Asus(1043 831C) 1% 8% ± 1%
XFX(1682 2392) 1% 9% ± 0%
XFX(1682 2394) 1% 9% ± 0%
BFG(19F1 0FA9) 1% 8% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 1267) 1% 9% ± 0%
Device(107D 20DD) 1% 8% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 1263) 1% 8% ± 0%
Asus(1043 82EB) 1% 8% ± 2%
PNY(196E 064B) 1% 8% ± 0%
Asus(1043 831A) 0% 8% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 1264) 0% 8% ± 0%
Device(107D 20D5) 0% 8% ± 0%
Asus(1043 82C5) 0% 9% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 1258) 0% 10% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 34C8) 0% 8% ± 3%
Asus(1043 8298) 0% 8% ± 2%
Zotac(19DA 2120) 0% 7% ± 2%
PNY(196E 068E) 0% 8% ± 0%
Asus(1043 82D0) 0% 9% ± 1%
BFG(19F1 09A6) 0% 5% ± 2%
Device(107D 2AEA) 0% 8% ± 0%
POV(1ACC 064B) 0% 9% ± 0%
Nvidia(10DE 0700) 0% 8% ± 0%
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Good

1 month ago.

In 2017 it still plays a lot of casual games and less demanding Games properly. -- Sims 4 -- Slime Rachner -- Civilization Series -- MMOGs LoL, WoT, WoW It needs a lot of power though and should only be used in Systems that dont run to often, like a backup or Guest-PC


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3 months ago.

CS:GO Max Graphics 80-180 FPS on Dust2 x16 msaa very playable i think


Good

17 days ago.

It may be 8 years old, but it still stands up.


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