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Nvidia GeForce GTX 260 Review -Best Graphics card to buy

17 June 2008 6

NVIDIA launched a new 200 series graphics cards Nvidia Geforce GTX 260.
The Nvidia Geforce GTX 260 is built on a 65nm process.

Nvidia Geforce GTX Review

Nvidia Geforce GTX 260 Pros

  1. Best Alternative to 8800GTX
  2. 18% less performance but 40% less price
  3. Energy Efficient Very low power consumption at idle state
  4. Accelerated CUDA (Compute Unified Device Architecture) software

Nvidia Geforce GTX 260 Cons

  1. Still No support for DirectX 10.1
  2. Noise

The Nvidia Geforce GTX 260 Price in India – Not available

Nvidia Geforce GTX 260 Specification

GPU Core Engine Specification:

  • Processor Cores 192
  • Graphics Clock (MHz) 576 MHz
  • Processor Clock (MHz) 1242 MHz
  • Texture Fill Rate (billion/sec) 36.9

Memory Specs:

  • Memory Clock (MHz) 999 MHz
  • Standard Memory Config 896MB GDDR3
  • Memory Interface Width 448-bit
  • Memory Bandwidth (GB/sec) 111.9

Feature Support:

  • NVIDIA SLI®-ready1 2-/3-way
  • NVIDIA PureVideo® Technology2 HD
  • NVIDIA PhysX™-ready3
  • NVIDIA CUDA™ Technology
  • HybridPower™ Technology4
  • GeForce Boost Microsoft DirectX 10 OpenGL 2.1
  • Bus Support PCI-E 2.0 x16
  • Certified for Windows Vista

Display Support:

  • Maximum Digital Resolution 2560 X 1600 Maximum
  • VGA Resolution 2048 X 1536
  • Standard Display Connectors 2 dual-link DVI and 1 analog HDTV-out
  • Multi Monitor (# of displays) 2
  • HDCP5
  • HDMI6 Via Adapter
  • Audio Input for HDMI SPDIF

Graphics Card Size: Height 4.376 inches (111 mm) Length 10.5 inches (267 mm) Width Dual-slot Thermal and Power Specs: Maximum GPU Temperature 105C Maximum Graphics Card Power 182W Minimum System Power Requirement 500W Supplementary Power Connectors One 8-pin + one 6-pin

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