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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of GeForce GTX 760

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce GTX 760

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Much higher effective memory clock speed 6,008 MHz vs 2,214 MHz Around 2.8x higher effective memory clock speed
Significantly higher clock speed 980 MHz vs 602 MHz Around 65% higher clock speed
Higher memory bandwidth 192.3 GB/s vs 141.7 GB/s More than 35% higher memory bandwidth
Better floating-point performance 2,257.9 GFLOPS vs 622.1 GFLOPS Around 3.8x better floating-point performance
Higher texture rate 94.1 GTexel/s vs 48.16 GTexel/s More than 95% higher texture rate
More memory 2,048 MB vs 1,024 MB 2x more memory
Significantly more shading units 1,152 vs 240 912 more shading units
Significantly higher memory clock speed 1,502 MHz vs 1,107 MHz More than 35% higher memory clock speed
More texture mapping units 96 vs 80 16 more texture mapping units
Lower TDP 170W vs 236W Around 30% lower TDP
Front view of GeForce GTX 280

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce GTX 280

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Much wider memory bus 512 bit vs 256 bit 2x wider memory bus

Features Key features of the GeForce GTX 760  vs 280 

memory bandwidth Rate at which data can be read from or stored in onboard memory

GeForce GTX 760
192.3 GB/s
GeForce GTX 280
141.7 GB/s

pixel rate Number of pixels a graphics card can render to the screen every second

GeForce GTX 760
23.52 GPixel/s
GeForce GTX 280
19.26 GPixel/s

texture rate Speed at which a graphics card can perform texture mapping

GeForce GTX 760
94.1 GTexel/s
GeForce GTX 280
48.16 GTexel/s

floating point performance How fast the gpu can crunch numbers

GeForce GTX 760
2,257.9 GFLOPS
GeForce GTX 280
622.1 GFLOPS

shading units Subcomponents of the gpu, these run in parallel to enable fast pixel shading

texture mapping units Built into each gpu, these resize and rotate bitmaps for texturing scenes

Reviews Word on the street

Specifications Full list of technical specs


GeForce GTX 760  vs
GPU brand Nvidia Nvidia
GPU name GK116 GT200
Market Desktop Desktop
Clock speed 980 MHz 602 MHz
Is dual GPU No No
Reference card None None

raw performance

Shading units 1,152 240
Texture mapping units 96 80
Render output processors 32 32
Pixel rate 23.52 GPixel/s 19.26 GPixel/s
Texture rate 94.1 GTexel/s 48.16 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance 2,257.9 GFLOPS 622.1 GFLOPS


GeForce GTX 760  vs
Memory clock speed 1,502 MHz 1,107 MHz
Effective memory clock speed 6,008 MHz 2,214 MHz
Memory bus 256 bit 512 bit
Memory 2,048 MB 1,024 MB
Memory type GDDR5 GDDR3
Memory bandwidth 192.3 GB/s 141.7 GB/s

noise and power

TDP 170W 236W

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