GeForce GTX 260 Core 216 

Released September, 2008
  • 650 MHz
  • 896 MB GDDR3

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Features Key features of the GeForce GTX 260 Core 216

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

GeForce GTX 260 Core 216
117.6 GB/s
Radeon HD 5850
128 GB/s
GeForce GTX 960
112.2 GB/s

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

GeForce GTX 260 Core 216
18.2 GPixel/s
GeForce GTX 960
36.1 GPixel/s
Radeon HD 5850
23.2 GPixel/s

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

GeForce GTX 260 Core 216
46.8 GTexel/s
GeForce GTX 960
72.1 GTexel/s
Radeon HD 5850
52.2 GTexel/s

floating point performance How fast the gpu can crunch numbers

GeForce GTX 260 Core 216
604.8 GFLOPS
GeForce GTX 960
2,308.1 GFLOPS
Radeon HD 5850
2,088 GFLOPS

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

GeForce GTX 260 Core 216

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

GeForce GTX 260 Core 216

Specifications Full list of technical specs


GPU brand Nvidia
GPU name GT200 B3
Market Desktop
Clock speed 650 MHz
Is dual GPU No
Reference card Nvidia GeForce GTX 260 Core 216 Rev. 2 576 MHz 896 MB

raw performance

Shading units 216
Texture mapping units 72
Render output processors 28
Pixel rate 18.2 GPixel/s
Texture rate 46.8 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance 604.8 GFLOPS


Memory clock speed 1,050 MHz
Effective memory clock speed 2,100 MHz
Memory bus 448 bit
Memory 896 MB
Memory type GDDR3
Memory bandwidth 117.6 GB/s

noise and power

TDP 171W
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