Average Bench: 7.94% (254th of 595)

Based on 6,218 user benchmarks.  Devices: 10DE 05E2, 10DE 05EA Model: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260

Terrible average bench

The Nvidia GTX 260 averaged 92.0% 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) 30.3fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 24.2fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvidia GTX 260 is just 3.74%. 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) 13.9fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,218 samples)
Min Avg Max
19.6 Lighting 30.3 36.8
17 Reflection 21.9 25.5
11.9 Parallax 15.1 17.9
7.67% 22.4 fps
Min Avg Max
12.8 MRender 17.9 21
18.8 Gravity 24.2 28.3
8.06 Splatting 13.9 16.4
8.2% 18.7 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Nvidia(10DE 068E) 896MB
Ram: 896MB, Driver: 342.1
Lighting 29.8
Reflection 21.4
Parallax 14.7
8% 22 fps
MRender 14.2
Gravity 23.9
Splatting 13.3
8% 17.1 fps
Zotac(19DA 1109) 896MB
Ram: 896MB, Driver: 341.74
Lighting 30.6
Reflection 22.4
Parallax 14.4
8% 22.5 fps
MRender 18.1
Gravity 22.3
Splatting 0.1
6% 13.5 fps
Nvidia(10DE 0738) 1.8GB
Ram: 1.8GB, Driver: 342.1
Lighting 25.1
Reflection 20
Parallax 12.9
6% 19.3 fps
MRender 16
Gravity 18.8
Splatting 12.8
7% 15.9 fps
BFG(19F1 0FA9) 896MB
Ram: 896MB, Driver: 342.1
Lighting 21
Reflection 10.5
Parallax 16.9
6% 16.1 fps
MRender 5.5
Gravity 25
Splatting 6
6% 12.2 fps
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 11,418,857 GPUs tested.

 Popular Cards

Based on statistics from 6,218 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price (Approx. $250 @ launch in Sep '08)
Device(0000 0000) 8% 8% ± 1%
Nvidia(10DE 0753) 7% 7% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 1257) 6% 9% ± 1%
Zotac(19DA 1109) 6% 8% ± 1%
Nvidia(10DE 0585) 5% 7% ± 1%
Nvidia(10DE 0738) 5% 7% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 34CA) 5% 9% ± 0%
Gainward(10B0 0801) 5% 9% ± 1%
Nvidia(10DE 064B) 5% 8% ± 1%
Nvidia(10DE 068E) 4% 8% ± 1%
XFX(1682 2390) 4% 8% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 1255) 2% 8% ± 2%
Gigabyte(1458 34DB) 2% 9% ± 2%
Asus(1043 82E3) 2% 8% ± 1%
Asus(1043 8301) 2% 8% ± 1%
Asus(1043 8291) 2% 7% ± 1%
MSI(1462 1771) 2% 9% ± 0%
Asus(1043 831A) 2% 8% ± 0%
XFX(1682 2393) 2% 8% ± 0%
BFG(19F1 0FA9) 2% 8% ± 2%
EVGA(3842 1265) 1% 7% ± 2%
EVGA(3842 1260) 1% 7% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 34C8) 1% 9% ± 0%
Asus(1043 82C4) 1% 8% ± 0%
Asus(1043 831C) 1% 8% ± 1%
XFX(1682 2391) 1% 9% ± 0%
BFG(19F1 0CDD) 1% 8% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 1262) 1% 8% ± 0%
BFG(19F1 0AC1) 1% 8% ± 1%
XFX(1682 2394) 1% 9% ± 0%
Device(172F 15E2) 1% 9% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B 2600) 1% 7% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 1267) 1% 9% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 1263) 1% 8% ± 0%
Device(107D 2AE2) 1% 7% ± 2%
Asus(1043 8298) 1% 8% ± 1%
POV(1ACC 911C) 1% 7% ± 2%
Zotac(19DA 2120) 1% 8% ± 1%
MSI(1462 1770) 1% 9% ± 0%
BFG(19F1 0A31) 1% 8% ± 0%
BFG(19F1 09A6) 0% 8% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 1258) 0% 10% ± 0%
BFG(19F1 0980) 0% 8% ± 0%
Asus(1043 82EB) 0% 9% ± 0%
Asus(1043 82D0) 0% 8% ± 0%
BFG(19F1 0ABA) 0% 8% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 350E) 0% 5% ± 3%
Nvidia(10DE 0651) 0% 7% ± 2%
Elitegroup(1019 0000) 0% 6% ± 1%
PNY(196E 064B) 0% 8% ± 0%
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Motherboard: Asus P6T

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 Comments

Added 3 years ago.

Poor

2 months 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


Good

15 days ago.

Solidworks works much better with GTX 260.


Excellent

7 months ago.

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


Excellent

7 months ago.

Verry super Titans game card !


Excellent

5 months ago.

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


Excellent

14 months ago.

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


Good

11 months ago.

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


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