Average Bench: 7.98% (281st of 651)

Based on 11,895 user benchmarks.  Device: 10DE 0615 Model: NVIDIA GeForce GTS 250

Terrible average bench

The Nvidia GeForce GTS 250 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) 10.2fps
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere) 7.63fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvidia GeForce GTS 250 is just 2.9%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the Nvidia GeForce GTS 250 performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 3.64fps
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm) 6.34fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,895 samples)
Min Avg Max
7.82 Lighting 10.2 11.7
7.55 Reflection 9.56 10.7
2.78 Parallax 3.64 4.16
8.4% 7.81 fps
Min Avg Max
4.36 MRender 7.63 9.19
6.22 Gravity 7.61 8.57
4.91 Splatting 6.34 7.04
4.47% 7.19 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
EVGA(3842 1156) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 342.01
Lighting 11.4
Reflection 13
Parallax 4.2
10% 9.53 fps
MRender 9.4
Gravity 8.8
Splatting 4.8
5% 7.67 fps
XFX(1682 2601) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 342.01
Lighting 10.7
Reflection 12.3
Parallax 3.8
9% 8.93 fps
MRender 9
Gravity 8.6
Splatting 4.4
5% 7.33 fps
MSI(1462 1543) 1GB
Driver: nvd3dum.dll Ver. 8.15.11.8593
Lighting 10.7
Reflection 12.3
Parallax 4.2
9% 9.07 fps
MRender 8.9
Gravity 8.5
Splatting 4.4
5% 7.27 fps
Nvidia(10DE 0592) 512MB
Ram: 512MB, Driver: 342.01
Lighting 10.7
Reflection 12.3
Parallax 4.1
9% 9.03 fps
MRender 5.2
Gravity 8.5
Splatting 4.4
3% 6.03 fps
MSI(1462 1543) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 341.92
Lighting 10.7
Reflection 11.8
Parallax 4.1
9% 8.87 fps
MRender 4.9
Gravity 8.3
Splatting 4.5
3% 5.9 fps
POV(1ACC 925C) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 342.01
Lighting 7.6
Reflection 3.6
Parallax 2.8
6% 4.67 fps
MRender 5.1
Gravity 6.4
Splatting 4.2
3% 5.23 fps
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Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
Device(0000 0000) 25% 7% ± 1%
Gainward(10B0 0401) 7% 8% ± 1%
Zotac(19DA 2103) 5% 8% ± 1%
XFX(1682 2601) 4% 9% ± 0%
Elitegroup(1019 1A0B) 4% 9% ± 1%
Nvidia(10DE 0592) 4% 8% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 34C7) 3% 9% ± 0%
MSI(1462 1543) 3% 9% ± 0%
Asus(1043 82FB) 3% 9% ± 0%
Nvidia(10DE 0719) 3% 7% ± 2%
Asus(1043 8305) 3% 9% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 34CB) 3% 9% ± 1%
MSI(1462 1542) 2% 8% ± 1%
XFX(1682 2600) 2% 9% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 34E7) 2% 8% ± 0%
Zotac(19DA 7103) 2% 8% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 34E9) 2% 8% ± 0%
Elitegroup(1019 0000) 2% 8% ± 1%
PNY(196E 0593) 1% 9% ± 0%
XFX(1682 2605) 1% 7% ± 1%
Device(7377 0000) 1% 7% ± 0%
Asus(1043 8345) 1% 8% ± 0%
Nvidia(10DE 069C) 1% 9% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 1145) 1% 7% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 1151) 1% 8% ± 1%
BFG(19F1 0D76) 1% 9% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 1140) 1% 7% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 1158) 1% 8% ± 0%
Asus(1043 8303) 1% 8% ± 1%
Elitegroup(1019 1A0A) 1% 8% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 1155) 1% 9% ± 0%
BFG(19F1 119F) 1% 8% ± 0%
Device(1B0A 9038) 1% 9% ± 0%
Asus(1043 830B) 1% 8% ± 1%
POV(1ACC 9252) 1% 9% ± 0%
Asus(1043 8346) 1% 8% ± 0%
Asus(1043 8339) 1% 8% ± 0%
Zotac(19DA 1103) 0% 8% ± 1%
BFG(19F1 0DBA) 0% 9% ± 0%
Nvidia(10DE 0716) 0% 9% ± 0%
XFX(1682 2604) 0% 8% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 1150) 0% 8% ± 1%
MSI(1462 8090) 0% 7% ± 0%
Asus(1043 82EE) 0% 8% ± 1%
Nvidia(10DE 0652) 0% 7% ± 3%
Asus(1043 82E6) 0% 8% ± 1%
Asus(1043 82D8) 0% 9% ± 0%
Zotac(19DA 5103) 0% 5% ± 0%
POV(1ACC 925C) 0% 7% ± 0%
POV(1ACC 0924) 0% 9% ± 0%
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Gaming
Gaming 4%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 70%
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Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk

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Excellent

1 month ago.

Unbelievable frame rate when I tested it in Cinebench r15 for about 41 fps with my i5-4460 CPU. However it's too old to play games in 2020 since my GPU has only 512MB. Considering upgrade to GTX 1060 as well.


Good

6 months ago.

I had Zotac GeForce GTS 250 in past, and it was cool time!


Good

3 months ago.

to jest bardzo dobra kraciczka


Excellent

24 months ago.

Just upgraded to this from an SLI RTX 2080 Ti setup. Best decision of my life. Can easily run BFV on 4k ultra settings with Raytracing turned on with 300+ fps. Highly recommend.


Good

2 months ago.

Ran everything on my old computer for 7 years


Excellent

12 months ago.

I got it in 2010/2011 it was awesome for its time, My PC in my room still uses it, I play all games release 2015 properly but its mainly my media box alternative.


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