Average Bench: 8% (253rd of 592)

Based on 5,768 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) 31fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 24.1fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvidia GTX 260 is just 3.29%. 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) 21.9fps
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm) 14.1fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,768 samples)
Min Avg Max
23.8 Lighting 31 37.1
16.5 Reflection 21.9 25.5
11.9 Parallax 15.2 17.9
7.8% 22.7 fps
Min Avg Max
12.3 MRender 17.9 20.9
18.8 Gravity 24.1 28.5
10.9 Splatting 14.1 16.4
8.17% 18.7 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
EVGA(3842 1257) 896MB
Ram: 896MB, Driver: 342.1
Lighting 34
Reflection 23.6
Parallax 16.7
9% 24.8 fps
MRender 19.8
Gravity 26.8
Splatting 15.4
9% 20.7 fps
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,639,186 GPUs tested.

 Popular Cards

Based on statistics from 5,768 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price (Approx. $250 @ launch in Sep '08)
Device(0000 0000) 9% 8% ± 1%
Nvidia(10DE 0753) 7% 7% ± 0%
Nvidia(10DE 0585) 7% 7% ± 1%
Zotac(19DA 1109) 6% 8% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 1257) 5% 9% ± 1%
Gainward(10B0 0801) 5% 8% ± 1%
Nvidia(10DE 064B) 4% 8% ± 1%
XFX(1682 2390) 4% 8% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 34CA) 4% 9% ± 0%
Nvidia(10DE 0738) 3% 7% ± 0%
Nvidia(10DE 068E) 3% 8% ± 1%
Asus(1043 82E3) 3% 8% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 1255) 3% 8% ± 2%
Asus(1043 8301) 3% 8% ± 1%
MSI(1462 1771) 3% 9% ± 1%
BFG(19F1 0CDD) 2% 8% ± 1%
XFX(1682 2391) 2% 9% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 34DB) 2% 9% ± 2%
EVGA(3842 1260) 2% 7% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B 2600) 2% 7% ± 0%
Asus(1043 831A) 1% 8% ± 0%
Asus(1043 82C4) 1% 8% ± 0%
XFX(1682 2394) 1% 9% ± 1%
Asus(1043 8291) 1% 8% ± 1%
BFG(19F1 0ABA) 1% 8% ± 0%
XFX(1682 2393) 1% 8% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 34C8) 1% 9% ± 0%
BFG(19F1 0AC1) 1% 8% ± 0%
Asus(1043 831C) 1% 9% ± 2%
EVGA(3842 1265) 1% 8% ± 0%
Elitegroup(1019 10D0) 1% 8% ± 0%
Device(107D 2AE2) 1% 6% ± 2%
Asus(1043 82EB) 1% 9% ± 0%
Zotac(19DA 2120) 1% 8% ± 0%
BFG(19F1 0FA9) 1% 7% ± 2%
XFX(1682 2392) 0% 9% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 1264) 0% 8% ± 0%
Device(172F 15E2) 0% 10% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 1267) 0% 9% ± 0%
BFG(19F1 09A6) 0% 8% ± 0%
POV(1ACC 911C) 0% 8% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 1262) 0% 8% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 1258) 0% 9% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 350E) 0% 5% ± 3%
Device(107D 20DC) 0% 9% ± 0%
Device(107D 20DD) 0% 9% ± 0%
MSI(1462 1773) 0% 9% ± 1%
MSI(1462 1770) 0% 9% ± 0%
PNY(196E 068E) 0% 8% ± 0%
PNY(196E 064B) 0% 8% ± 0%
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Gaming 16%
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Desktop 47%
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Workstation
Workstation 33%
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Motherboard: Asus P6T

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 Comments

Added 3 years ago.

Good

12 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


Excellent

3 months ago.

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


Excellent

3 months ago.

Verry super Titans game card !


Excellent

2 months ago.

2018, and still runs a lot of games. To name a few: Rocket league, LoL, skyrim, borderlands 2, all good fps!


Excellent

11 months ago.

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


Good

8 months ago.

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


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