NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti vs MX250
Comparison of GeForce GTX 560 Ti and GeForce MX250 architecture, market type and release date.
GeForce GTX 560 Ti and GeForce MX250's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of GeForce GTX 560 Ti and GeForce MX250's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Core clock speed
Manufacturing process technology
Power consumption (TDP)
Texture fill rate
52.67 GTexel / s
37.97 GTexel / s
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on GeForce GTX 560 Ti and GeForce MX250 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). For notebook video cards it's notebook size, connection slot and bus, if the video card is inserted into a slot instead of being soldered to the notebook motherboard.
PCIe 2.0 x16
PCIe 3.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 560 Ti and GeForce MX250: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors don't have dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM.
Maximum RAM amount
Memory bus width
Memory clock speed
128.3 GB / s
48.06 GB / s
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 560 Ti and GeForce MX250.
2x DVI, 1x mini-HDMI
Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX 560 Ti and GeForce MX250. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
APIs supported by GeForce GTX 560 Ti and GeForce MX250, sometimes including their particular versions.
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX 560 Ti and GeForce MX250. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
GTX 560 Ti 9.85 +37.2%
GeForce MX250 7.18
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
GTX 560 Ti 3470
GeForce MX250 3676 +5.9%
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
GTX 560 Ti 4013
GeForce MX250 4655 +16%
3DMark Vantage Performance
GTX 560 Ti 15494
GeForce MX250 16488 +6.4%
GTX 560 Ti 2918 +15.3%
GeForce MX250 2530
Cryptocurrency mining performance of GeForce GTX 560 Ti and GeForce MX250. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
Decred / DCR (Decred)
Let's see how good GeForce GTX 560 Ti and GeForce MX250 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti
37.2% faster in synthetic tests
Wider memory bus (256 vs 64 bit)
Higher memory bandwidth (128.3 vs 48.06 GB/s)
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce MX250
Much newer (15 February 2019 vs 25 January 2011)
Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 40 nm)
Less power hungry (10 vs 170 watts)
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)
So, GTX 560 Ti or MX250?
Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti.
Be aware that GeForce GTX 560 Ti is a desktop card while GeForce MX250 is a notebook one.
Should you still have questions on choice between GeForce GTX 560 Ti and GeForce MX250, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.