GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 470 vs 260 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

No winner declared

Too close to call

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of GeForce GTX 470

Reasons to consider the
GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 470

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Higher clock speed 700 MHz vs 518 MHz More than 35% higher clock speed
Higher effective memory clock speed 3,348 MHz vs 2,016 MHz More than 65% higher effective memory clock speed
Better floating-point performance 1,254 GFLOPS vs 414.7 GFLOPS More than 3x better floating-point performance
Significantly better cloud gate factor score 17.95 vs 13.11 More than 35% better cloud gate factor score
Higher memory bandwidth 133.9 GB/s vs 112.9 GB/s Around 20% higher memory bandwidth
More render output processors 40 vs 28 12 more render output processors
Better face detection score 27.93 mPixels/s vs 8.66 mPixels/s Around 3.2x better face detection score
More shading units 448 vs 192 256 more shading units
Front view of GeForce GTX 260

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce GTX 260

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Wider memory bus 448 bit vs 320 bit 40% wider memory bus
Higher memory clock speed 1,008 MHz vs 837 MHz More than 20% higher memory clock speed
Lower TDP 182W vs 215W More than 15% lower TDP

Benchmarks Real world tests of GeForce GTX 470 vs 260

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 470
96.66 mHash/s
GeForce GTX 260
29.52 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 470
27.93 mPixels/s
GeForce GTX 260
8.66 mPixels/s

Ocean surface simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 470
979.97 frames/s
GeForce GTX 260
477.33 frames/s

Particle simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 470
262.33 mInteraction/s
GeForce GTX 260
26.34 mInteraction/s

Video composition Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 470
47.31 frames/s
GeForce GTX 260
24.91 frames/s

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 470
3,353.44
GeForce GTX 260
3,355.14

Cloud Gate Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

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