GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of R7 260X vs 1030 among all 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

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Noise and Power

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


Overall Score

AMD Radeon R7 260X 

GPUBoss recommends the AMD Radeon R7 260X  based on its benchmarks and compute performance.

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AMD Radeon R7 260X

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Front view of Radeon R7 260X

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon R7 260X

Reasons to consider the
AMD Radeon R7 260X

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Higher memory bandwidth 104 GB/s vs 48.06 GB/s Around 2.2x higher memory bandwidth
Slightly better PassMark score 3,128 vs 2,256 Around 40% better PassMark score
Slightly better floating-point performance 1,971.2 GFLOPS vs 1,127 GFLOPS Around 75% better floating-point performance
Slightly higher texture rate 61.6 GTexel/s vs 35.23 GTexel/s Around 75% higher texture rate
More shading units 896 vs 384 512 more shading units
More texture mapping units 56 vs 24 32 more texture mapping units
Better ocean surface simulation score 803.25 frames/s vs 498.79 frames/s More than 60% better ocean surface simulation score
More render output processors 16 vs 8 Twice as many render output processors
Better fire strike factor score 33.7 vs 27.03 Around 25% better fire strike factor score
Higher memory clock speed 1,625 MHz vs 1,502 MHz Around 10% higher memory clock speed
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Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce GT 1030

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Higher clock speed 1,227 MHz vs 1,100 MHz More than 10% higher clock speed
Significantly lower TDP 30W vs 115W 3.8x lower TDP

Benchmarks Real world tests of Radeon R7 260X vs GeForce GT 1030

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R7 260X
225.27 mHash/s
GeForce GT 1030
161.9 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R7 260X
43.62 mPixels/s
GeForce GT 1030
45.83 mPixels/s

Ocean surface simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R7 260X
803.25 frames/s
GeForce GT 1030
498.79 frames/s

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R7 260X
GeForce GT 1030

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R7 260X
GeForce GT 1030

Fire Strike Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Sky Diver Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Cloud Gate Factor Data courtesy FutureMark


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