GRID K280Q vs GRID K260Q

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NVIDIA GRID K260Q
NVIDIA GRID K260Q
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  • Interface PCIe 3.0 x16
  • Core clock speed 745 MHz
  • Max video memory 2 GB
  • Memory type GDDR5
  • Memory clock speed 5000 MHz
  • Maximum resolution
NVIDIA GRID K280Q
NVIDIA GRID K280Q
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  • Interface PCIe 3.0 x16
  • Core clock speed 745 MHz
  • Max video memory 4 GB
  • Memory type GDDR5
  • Memory clock speed 5000 MHz
  • Maximum resolution
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Games supported 67%

General info

Comparison of graphics card architecture, market segment, value for money and other general parameters.

Place in performance rating421432
ArchitectureKepler (2012−2018)Kepler (2012−2018)
GPU code nameGK104GK104
Market segmentWorkstationWorkstation
Release date28 June 2013
(9 years old)
28 June 2013
(9 years old)
Launch price (MSRP)$937 $1,875

Technical specs

General performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core base clock and boost clock speeds, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their benchmark and gaming test results. Note that power consumption of some graphics cards can well exceed their nominal TDP, especially when overclocked.

Pipelines / CUDA cores15361536
Core clock speed745 MHz745 MHz
Number of transistors3,540 million3,540 million
Manufacturing process technology28 nm28 nm
Thermal design power (TDP)225 Watt225 Watt
Texture fill rate95.3695.36
Floating-point performance2,289 gflops2,289 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop video cards it's interface and bus (motherboard compatibility), additional power connectors (power supply compatibility).

InterfacePCIe 3.0 x16PCIe 3.0 x16
WidthIGPIGP

Memory

Parameters of memory installed: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors have no dedicated VRAM and use a shared part of system RAM.

Memory typeGDDR5GDDR5
Maximum RAM amount2 GB4 GB
Memory bus width256 Bit256 Bit
Memory clock speed5000 MHz5000 MHz
Memory bandwidth160.0 GB/s160.0 GB/s

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on the reviewed GPUs. As a rule, data in this section is precise only for desktop reference ones (so-called Founders Edition for NVIDIA chips). OEM manufacturers may change the number and type of output ports, while for notebook cards availability of certain video outputs ports depends on the laptop model rather than on the card itself.

Display ConnectorsNo outputsNo outputs

API support

APIs supported, including particular versions of those APIs.

DirectX12 (11_0)12 (11_0)
Shader Model5.15.1
OpenGL4.64.6
OpenCL1.21.2
Vulkan1.1.1261.1.126
CUDA3.03.0

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmark performance comparison. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.


Overall score

This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.

GRID K260Q 7.49
+3.9%
GRID K280Q 7.21
  • Passmark

Passmark

This is probably the most ubiquitous benchmark, part of Passmark PerformanceTest suite. It gives the graphics card a thorough evaluation under various load, providing four separate benchmarks for Direct3D versions 9, 10, 11 and 12 (the last being done in 4K resolution if possible), and few more tests engaging DirectCompute capabilities.

Benchmark coverage: 25%

GRID K260Q 2949
+3.9%
GRID K280Q 2839

GRID K260Q outperforms GRID K280Q by 4% in Passmark.

Gaming performance

Let's see how good the compared graphics cards are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages and disadvantages


Performance rating 7.49 7.21
Cost $937 $1875

Technical City couldn't decide between

NVIDIA GRID K260Q
GRID K260Q

and

NVIDIA GRID K280Q
GRID K280Q

The differences in performance seem too small.


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Competitors of GRID K260Q by AMD

We believe that the nearest equivalent to GRID K260Q from AMD is FirePro W5000, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 1 position in our rating.

AMD FirePro W5000 FirePro W5000
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Competitors of GRID K280Q by AMD

The nearest GRID K280Q's AMD equivalent is Radeon Pro V340 MxGPU, which is faster by 1% and higher by 2 positions in our performance rating.

AMD Radeon Pro V340 MxGPU Radeon Pro V340 MxGPU
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Here are some closest AMD rivals to GRID K280Q:

FirePro W5000 104.02
FirePro W4300 101.94
GRID K280Q 100

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