Average Bench: 8.06% (249th of 584)

Based on 5,052 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) 31.3fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 24.3fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvidia GTX 260 is just 2.83%. 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) 22.1fps
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm) 14.1fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,052 samples)
Min Avg Max
24.6 Lighting 31.3 36.5
18.5 Reflection 22.1 25.3
11.9 Parallax 15.1 17.6
7.87% 22.9 fps
Min Avg Max
12.3 MRender 17.8 20.6
18.8 Gravity 24.3 28.2
11.7 Splatting 14.1 16.1
8.17% 18.7 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
MSI(1462 1771) 896MB
Ram: 896MB, Driver: 342.1
Lighting 35.3
Reflection 24.7
Parallax 17.1
9% 25.7 fps
MRender 20.4
Gravity 27.6
Splatting 16.2
9% 21.4 fps
Gigabyte(1458 34CA) 896MB
Ram: 896MB, Driver: 342.1
Lighting 34.5
Reflection 24.8
Parallax 16.9
9% 25.4 fps
MRender 20.2
Gravity 27.8
Splatting 15.5
9% 21.2 fps
Nvidia(10DE 064B) 896MB
Ram: 896MB, Driver: 342.1
Lighting 32.1
Reflection 22.9
Parallax 17.2
8% 24.1 fps
MRender 12.8
Gravity 27.6
Splatting 12.5
8% 17.6 fps
BFG(19F1 09A6) 896MB
Ram: 896MB, Driver: 342.1
Lighting 29.8
Reflection 22.2
Parallax 14.4
8% 22.1 fps
MRender 18.3
Gravity 22.6
Splatting 14.1
8% 18.3 fps
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 8,290,631 GPUs tested.

 Popular Cards

Based on statistics from 5,052 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price (Approx. $250 @ launch in Sep '08)
Device(0000 0000) 7% 8% ± 1%
Gainward(10B0 0801) 6% 8% ± 1%
Zotac(19DA 1109) 6% 8% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 1257) 6% 8% ± 1%
Nvidia(10DE 0585) 5% 8% ± 1%
Nvidia(10DE 0753) 5% 7% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 34CA) 4% 9% ± 0%
Nvidia(10DE 064B) 4% 8% ± 1%
XFX(1682 2390) 4% 8% ± 0%
Asus(1043 82C4) 3% 8% ± 1%
Asus(1043 8291) 3% 8% ± 1%
Nvidia(10DE 0738) 3% 7% ± 0%
BFG(19F1 0CDD) 2% 9% ± 1%
BFG(19F1 0AC1) 2% 8% ± 0%
MSI(1462 1771) 2% 9% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 1255) 2% 8% ± 2%
Asus(1043 82E3) 2% 7% ± 2%
EVGA(3842 1260) 2% 8% ± 0%
XFX(1682 2391) 2% 9% ± 1%
Asus(1043 8301) 2% 8% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 34DB) 2% 10% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B 2600) 1% 7% ± 0%
XFX(1682 2393) 1% 8% ± 1%
Nvidia(10DE 068E) 1% 8% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 1265) 1% 8% ± 0%
Device(107D 20D5) 1% 9% ± 0%
Zotac(19DA 2120) 1% 8% ± 0%
PNY(196E 064B) 1% 8% ± 0%
Asus(1043 831C) 1% 8% ± 0%
BFG(19F1 0ABA) 1% 8% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 34C8) 1% 9% ± 0%
Asus(1043 831A) 1% 8% ± 0%
XFX(1682 2392) 1% 9% ± 1%
Elitegroup(1019 10D0) 1% 8% ± 0%
Asus(1043 82EB) 1% 9% ± 0%
BFG(19F1 0FA9) 1% 8% ± 1%
BFG(19F1 09A6) 1% 8% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 350E) 1% 7% ± 0%
Device(107D 20DD) 1% 8% ± 0%
MSI(1462 1800) 1% 9% ± 0%
MSI(1462 1773) 1% 8% ± 2%
XFX(1682 2394) 0% 9% ± 0%
Asus(1043 82CF) 0% 8% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 1267) 0% 10% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 1258) 0% 9% ± 0%
POV(1ACC 911C) 0% 8% ± 1%
PNY(196E 068E) 0% 8% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 1264) 0% 8% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 1262) 0% 8% ± 0%
Asus(1043 82C5) 0% 9% ± 0%
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Motherboard: Asus P6T

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Excellent

4 days 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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30 days ago.

On most games, I get around 30 fps on medium settings and no tweaks.


Excellent

29 days ago.

Verry super Titans game card !


Excellent

8 months ago.

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


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5 months ago.

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


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