GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 260 vs 710 among Desktop 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

Value

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 32 more

Noise and Power

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

5.6

Overall Score

Winner
Nvidia GeForce GT 710 

GPUBoss recommends the Nvidia GeForce GT 710  based on its noise and power.

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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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Significantly higher memory bandwidth 112.9 GB/s vs 14.4 GB/s More than 7.8x higher memory bandwidth
Much wider memory bus 448 bit vs 64 bit 7x wider memory bus
Significantly better cloud gate factor score 13.11 vs 6.85 More than 90% better cloud gate factor score
More render output processors 28 vs 8 20 more render output processors
More texture mapping units 64 vs 16 48 more texture mapping units
Higher pixel rate 14.5 GPixel/s vs 3.82 GPixel/s More than 3.8x higher pixel rate
Higher texture rate 33.15 GTexel/s vs 15.26 GTexel/s Around 2.2x higher texture rate
Better ocean surface simulation score 477.33 frames/s vs 100.39 frames/s More than 4.8x better ocean surface simulation score
Higher memory clock speed 1,008 MHz vs 900 MHz More than 10% higher memory clock speed
Front view of GeForce GT 710

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce GT 710

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Significantly higher clock speed 954 MHz vs 518 MHz Around 85% higher clock speed
Much lower TDP 19W vs 182W 9.6x lower TDP

Benchmarks Real world tests of GeForce GTX 260 vs GT 710

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 260
29.52 mHash/s
GeForce GT 710
24.36 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 260
8.66 mPixels/s
GeForce GT 710
6.7 mPixels/s

Ocean surface simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 260
477.33 frames/s
GeForce GT 710
100.39 frames/s

Particle simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 260
26.34 mInteraction/s
GeForce GT 710
56.47 mInteraction/s

Video composition Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 260
24.91 frames/s
GeForce GT 710
8.15 frames/s

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 260
3,355.14
GeForce GT 710
3,179.52

Cloud Gate Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

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