NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260 Rev. 2: specs and benchmarks



NVIDIA started GeForce GTX 260 Rev. 2 sales 23 July 2008 at a recommended price of $449 . This is a desktop graphics card based on a Tesla 2.0 architecture and made with 55 nm manufacturing process. It is primarily aimed at gamer market. 896 MB of GDDR3 memory clocked at 2 GHz are supplied, and together with 448 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 111.9 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is dual-slot card attached via PCIe 2.0 x16 interface. Its manufacturer default version has a length of 267 mm. Two 6-pin power connectors are required, and power consumption is at 182 Watt.

We have no data on GeForce GTX 260 Rev. 2 benchmark results.

General info

Some basic facts about GeForce GTX 260 Rev. 2: architecture, market segment, release date etc.

Place in performance rankingnot rated
ArchitectureTesla 2.0 (2007−2013)
GPU code nameGT200B
Market segmentDesktop
Release date23 July 2008 (15 years old)
Launch price (MSRP)$449
Current price$400 (0.9x MSRP)of 168889 (A100 PCIe 80 GB)

Technical specs

GeForce GTX 260 Rev. 2's specs such as number of shaders, GPU base clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of GeForce GTX 260 Rev. 2's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.

Pipelines / CUDA cores192of 20480 (Data Center GPU Max NEXT)
Core clock speed576 MHzof 2610 (Radeon RX 6500 XT)
Number of transistors1,400 millionof 14400 (GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile)
Manufacturing process technology55 nmof 4 (GeForce RTX 4080)
Power consumption (TDP)182 Wattof 2400 (Data Center GPU Max Subsystem)
Texture fill rate36.86of 969.9 (H100 SXM5 96 GB)
Floating-point performance476.9 gflopsof 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Size and compatibility

This section provides details about the physical dimensions of GeForce GTX 260 Rev. 2 and its compatibility with other computer components. This information is useful when selecting a computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop graphics cards, it includes details about the interface and bus (for motherboard compatibility) and additional power connectors (for power supply compatibility).

InterfacePCIe 2.0 x16
Length267 mm
Supplementary power connectors2x 6-pin


Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 260 Rev. 2: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors have no dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM instead.

Memory typeGDDR3
Maximum RAM amount896 MBof 128 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)
Memory bus width448 Bitof 19000 (GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB)
Memory clock speed1998 MHzof 22400 (GeForce RTX 4080)
Memory bandwidth111.9 GB/sof 3276 (Aldebaran)

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 260 Rev. 2. As a rule, this section is relevant only for desktop reference graphics cards, since for notebook ones the availability of certain video outputs depends on the laptop model, while non-reference desktop models can (though not necessarily will) bear a different set of video ports.

Display Connectors2x DVI, 1x S-Video

API support

APIs supported by GeForce GTX 260 Rev. 2, sometimes including their particular versions.

DirectX11.1 (10_0)
Shader Model4.0
OpenGL3.3of 4.6 (GeForce GTX 1080 Mobile)

Benchmark performance

Synthetic benchmark performance of GeForce GTX 260 Rev. 2. The combined score is measured on a 0-100 point scale.

We have no data on GeForce GTX 260 Rev. 2 benchmark results.

AMD equivalent

According to our data, the closest AMD alternative to GeForce GTX 260 Rev. 2 is Radeon HD 2900 XT.

ATI HD 2900 XTRadeon HD2900 XT

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