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GeForce GTX 260 vs Radeon RX 460 2GB

Intro

The GeForce GTX 260 has clock speeds of 576 MHz on the GPU, and 999 MHz on the 896 MB of GDDR3 RAM. It features 192 SPUs as well as 64 Texture Address Units and 28 ROPs.

Compare those specifications to the Radeon RX 460 2GB, which features GPU clock speed of 1090 MHz, and 2048 MB of GDDR5 RAM set to run at 1750 MHz through a 128-bit bus. It also features 896 SPUs, 56 Texture Address Units, and 16 ROPs.

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Power Usage and Theoretical Benchmarks

Power Consumption (Max TDP)

Radeon RX 460 2GB 75 Watts
GeForce GTX 260 182 Watts
Difference: 107 Watts (143%)

Memory Bandwidth

In theory, the Radeon RX 460 2GB will be 0% faster than the GeForce GTX 260 overall, due to its higher bandwidth. (explain)

Radeon RX 460 2GB 112000 MB/sec
GeForce GTX 260 111888 MB/sec
Difference: 112 (0%)

Texel Rate

The Radeon RX 460 2GB should be a lot (more or less 66%) more effective at anisotropic filtering than the GeForce GTX 260. (explain)

Radeon RX 460 2GB 61040 Mtexels/sec
GeForce GTX 260 36864 Mtexels/sec
Difference: 24176 (66%)

Pixel Rate

If running with a high resolution is important to you, then the Radeon RX 460 2GB is superior to the GeForce GTX 260, though not by far. (explain)

Radeon RX 460 2GB 17440 Mpixels/sec
GeForce GTX 260 16128 Mpixels/sec
Difference: 1312 (8%)

Please note that the above 'benchmarks' are all just theoretical - the results were calculated based on the card's specifications, and real-world performance may (and probably will) vary at least a bit.

Price Comparison

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GeForce GTX 260

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Radeon RX 460 2GB

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Please note that the price comparisons are based on search keywords - sometimes it might show cards with very similar names that are not exactly the same as the one chosen in the comparison. We do try to filter out the wrong results as best we can, though.

Specifications

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Model GeForce GTX 260 Radeon RX 460 2GB
Manufacturer nVidia AMD
Year June 16, 2008 August 2016
Code Name G200 Polaris 11
Memory 896 MB 2048 MB
Core Speed 576 MHz 1090 MHz
Memory Speed 1998 MHz 7000 MHz
Power (Max TDP) 182 watts 75 watts
Bandwidth 111888 MB/sec 112000 MB/sec
Texel Rate 36864 Mtexels/sec 61040 Mtexels/sec
Pixel Rate 16128 Mpixels/sec 17440 Mpixels/sec
Unified Shaders 192 896
Texture Mapping Units 64 56
Render Output Units 28 16
Bus Type GDDR3 GDDR5
Bus Width 448-bit 128-bit
Fab Process 65 nm 14 nm
Transistors 1400 million 3000 million
Bus PCIe x16 2.0 PCIe 3.0 x16
DirectX Version DirectX 10 DirectX 12.0
OpenGL Version OpenGL 3.1 OpenGL 4.5

Memory Bandwidth: Memory bandwidth is the max amount of data (counted in MB per second) that can be transported over the external memory interface in one second. It's worked out by multiplying the card's bus width by the speed of its memory. In the case of DDR memory, the result should be multiplied by 2 again. If DDR5, multiply by ANOTHER 2x. The better the memory bandwidth, the better the card will be in general. It especially helps with anti-aliasing, HDR and higher screen resolutions.

Texel Rate: Texel rate is the maximum texture map elements (texels) that can be processed in one second. This is worked out by multiplying the total amount of texture units by the core speed of the chip. The better this number, the better the video card will be at texture filtering (anisotropic filtering - AF). It is measured in millions of texels processed in a second.

Pixel Rate: Pixel rate is the most pixels the graphics card could possibly write to its local memory in a second - measured in millions of pixels per second. The figure is worked out by multiplying the amount of Raster Operations Pipelines by the the core clock speed. ROPs (Raster Operations Pipelines - sometimes also referred to as Render Output Units) are responsible for outputting the pixels (image) to the screen. The actual pixel output rate also depends on quite a few other factors, especially the memory bandwidth - the lower the memory bandwidth is, the lower the ability to get to the maximum fill rate.

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GeForce GTX 260

Amazon.com

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Radeon RX 460 2GB

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Please note that the price comparisons are based on search keywords - sometimes it might show cards with very similar names that are not exactly the same as the one chosen in the comparison. We do try to filter out the wrong results as best we can, though.

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