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GeForce GTX 260 vs Radeon RX 560

Intro

The GeForce GTX 260 features a core clock frequency of 576 MHz and a GDDR3 memory speed of 999 MHz. It also uses a 448-bit bus, and makes use of a 65 nm design. It is comprised of 192 SPUs, 64 TAUs, and 28 ROPs.

Compare those specs to the Radeon RX 560, which comes with a clock frequency of 1175 MHz and a GDDR5 memory frequency of 7000 MHz. It also makes use of a 128-bit bus, and makes use of a 14 nm design. It is made up of 1024 SPUs, 64 TAUs, and 16 Raster Operation Units.

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Power Usage and Theoretical Benchmarks

Power Consumption (Max TDP)

Radeon RX 560 80 Watts
GeForce GTX 260 182 Watts
Difference: 102 Watts (128%)

Memory Bandwidth

Theoretically, the Radeon RX 560 should perform a little bit faster than the GeForce GTX 260 in general. (explain)

Radeon RX 560 114688 MB/sec
GeForce GTX 260 111888 MB/sec
Difference: 2800 (3%)

Texel Rate

The Radeon RX 560 will be a lot (approximately 104%) faster with regards to anisotropic filtering than the GeForce GTX 260. (explain)

Radeon RX 560 75200 Mtexels/sec
GeForce GTX 260 36864 Mtexels/sec
Difference: 38336 (104%)

Pixel Rate

If using high levels of AA is important to you, then the Radeon RX 560 is the winner, but only just. (explain)

Radeon RX 560 18800 Mpixels/sec
GeForce GTX 260 16128 Mpixels/sec
Difference: 2672 (17%)

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 560

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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 560
Manufacturer nVidia AMD
Year June 16, 2008 May 2017
Code Name G200 Baffin
Memory 896 MB 4096 MB
Core Speed 576 MHz 1175 MHz
Memory Speed 1998 MHz 28000 MHz
Power (Max TDP) 182 watts 80 watts
Bandwidth 111888 MB/sec 114688 MB/sec
Texel Rate 36864 Mtexels/sec 75200 Mtexels/sec
Pixel Rate 16128 Mpixels/sec 18800 Mpixels/sec
Unified Shaders 192 1024
Texture Mapping Units 64 64
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 4.6

Memory Bandwidth: Memory bandwidth is the largest amount of data (counted in megabytes per second) that can be moved across the external memory interface within a second. It is worked out by multiplying the bus width by its memory clock speed. In the case of DDR RAM, it must be multiplied by 2 once again. If DDR5, multiply by 4 instead. The better the card's memory bandwidth, the better the card will be in general. It especially helps with anti-aliasing, High Dynamic Range and high resolutions.

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

Pixel Rate: Pixel rate is the maximum number of pixels the video card can possibly write to the local memory in a second - measured in millions of pixels per second. Pixel rate is worked out by multiplying the amount of colour ROPs by the the core speed of the card. ROPs (Raster Operations Pipelines - also sometimes called Render Output Units) are responsible for drawing the pixels (image) on the screen. The actual pixel rate also depends on quite a few other factors, especially the memory bandwidth of the card - the lower the bandwidth is, the lower the ability to reach the max fill rate.

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GeForce GTX 260

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Radeon RX 560

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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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