GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 260 vs 520M among all GPUs

Gaming

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 21 more

Graphics

T-Rex, Manhattan, Cloud Gate Factor, Sky Diver Factor and 1 more

Computing

Face Detection, Ocean Surface Simulation and 3 more

Performance per Watt

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 32 more

Noise and Power

TDP, Idle Power Consumption, Load Power Consumption and 2 more

6.2

Overall Score

Winner
Nvidia GeForce GTX 260 

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of GeForce GTX 260

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce GTX 260

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Higher memory bandwidth 112.9 GB/s vs 12.8 GB/s More than 8.8x higher memory bandwidth
Much better T-Rex score 3,355.14 vs 1,621.67 More than 2x better T-Rex score
More render output processors 28 vs 4 24 more render output processors
More texture mapping units 64 vs 8 56 more texture mapping units
Higher pixel rate 14.5 GPixel/s vs 1.34 GPixel/s More than 10.8x higher pixel rate
Higher texture rate 33.15 GTexel/s vs 5.38 GTexel/s Around 6.2x higher texture rate
Better ocean surface simulation score 477.33 frames/s vs 83.38 frames/s Around 5.8x better ocean surface simulation score
Wider memory bus 448 bit vs 64 bit 7x wider memory bus
Higher memory clock speed 1,008 MHz vs 800 MHz More than 25% higher memory clock speed
Front view of GeForce GT 520M

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Nvidia GeForce GT 520M

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Higher clock speed 672 MHz vs 518 MHz Around 30% higher clock speed
Much lower TDP 12W vs 182W 15.2x lower TDP

Benchmarks Real world tests of GeForce GTX 260 vs GT 520M

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 260
29.52 mHash/s
GeForce GT 520M
10.23 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 260
8.66 mPixels/s
GeForce GT 520M
3.24 mPixels/s

Ocean surface simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 260
477.33 frames/s
GeForce GT 520M
83.38 frames/s

Particle simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 260
26.34 mInteraction/s
GeForce GT 520M
25.04 mInteraction/s

Video composition Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 260
24.91 frames/s
GeForce GT 520M
5.92 frames/s

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 260
3,355.14
GeForce GT 520M
1,621.67

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