Average Bench: 5% (321st of 595)

Based on 544 user benchmarks.  Device: 10DE 0618 Model: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260M

Terrible average bench

The Nvidia GeForce GTX 260M averaged 95.0% 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) 19.7fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 15.2fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvidia GeForce GTX 260M is just 2.99%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the Nvidia GeForce GTX 260M performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 17.5fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 7.21fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 544 samples)
Min Avg Max
9.92 Lighting 19.7 23.3
10.4 Reflection 17.5 20.5
4.6 Parallax 7.21 8.3
4.67% 14.8 fps
Min Avg Max
3.91 MRender 10.9 14.4
8.19 Gravity 15.2 17.6
5.9 Splatting 10.2 11.8
5.27% 12.1 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Dell(1028 02A2) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 342.1
Lighting 23.3
Reflection 20.5
Parallax 8.2
6% 17.3 fps
MRender 14.4
Gravity 17.6
Splatting 11.7
6% 14.6 fps
Dell(1028 02A2) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 327.2
Lighting 21.8
Reflection 19.8
Parallax 8.1
5% 16.6 fps
MRender 14
Gravity 17.4
Splatting 11.4
6% 14.3 fps
Asus(1043 202B) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 342.1
Lighting 21.6
Reflection 18.6
Parallax 7.5
5% 15.9 fps
MRender 10.9
Gravity 16.3
Splatting 10.7
6% 12.6 fps
Dell(1028 02A2) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 342.1
Lighting 21.5
Reflection 16.7
Parallax 8.1
5% 15.4 fps
MRender 7.4
Gravity 16.8
Splatting 11.4
5% 11.9 fps
Dell(1028 02A2) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 342.1
Lighting 1.5
Reflection 0.2
Parallax 8.2
1% 3.3 fps
MRender 13.6
Gravity 17.4
Splatting 11.2
6% 14.1 fps
Dell(1028 02A2) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 342.1
Lighting 12.1
Reflection 12.3
Parallax 4.6
3% 9.67 fps
MRender 7.8
Gravity 9.6
Splatting 8
4% 8.47 fps
Dell(1028 02A2) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 342.1
Lighting 0.2
Reflection 11.6
Parallax 4.8
1% 5.53 fps
MRender 8
Gravity 9.6
Splatting 7.7
4% 8.43 fps
Dell(1028 02A1) 1GB
Driver: nvd3dumx.dll Ver. 8.15.11.8664
Lighting 3.1
Reflection 3.2
Parallax 1
1% 2.43 fps
MRender 2.9
Gravity 2.4
Splatting 2.1
1% 2.47 fps
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Based on statistics from 544 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
Dell(1028 02A2) 31% 5% ± 1%
Asus(1043 202B) 22% 5% ± 1%
Asus(1043 1A52) 19% 5% ± 1%
Dell(1028 02A1) 12% 5% ± 1%
Asus(1043 2033) 8% 5% ± 1%
Acer(1025 028E) 2% 5% ± 1%
Clevo(1558 0860) 2% 5% ± 1%
Dell(1028 0551) 1% 6% ± 0%
Clevo(1558 0481) 1% 6% ± 0%
Clevo(1558 8687) 1% 5% ± 1%
Dell(1028 043A) 1% 6% ± 0%
Acer(1025 0201) 0% 3% ± 0%
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Typical GeForce GTX 260M Builds (Compare 460 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 34%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

System: Alienware M15x

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 38% - Below average Total price: $150

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