GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 260 vs 9800 among Desktop GPUs


Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 21 more


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


Face Detection, Ocean Surface Simulation and 3 more

Performance per Watt

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 32 more


Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 32 more

Noise and Power

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


Overall Score

Nvidia GeForce GT 9800 

GPUBoss recommends the Nvidia GeForce GT 9800  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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Higher memory bandwidth 112.9 GB/s vs 57.6 GB/s More than 95% higher memory bandwidth
More memory 1,792 MB vs 512 MB 3.5x more memory
Significantly wider memory bus 448 bit vs 256 bit 75% wider memory bus
Better cloud gate factor score 13.11 vs 10.06 More than 30% better cloud gate factor score
More render output processors 28 vs 16 12 more render output processors
Higher memory clock speed 1,008 MHz vs 900 MHz More than 10% higher memory clock speed
Front view of GeForce GT 9800

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Nvidia GeForce GT 9800

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Higher clock speed 600 MHz vs 518 MHz More than 15% higher clock speed
Higher battlefield 4 framerate 52 vs 40 30% higher battlefield 4 framerate
Lower TDP 125W vs 182W More than 30% lower TDP

Benchmarks Real world tests of GeForce GTX 260 vs GT 9800

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 260
GeForce GT 9800

Cloud Gate Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Battlefield 4

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