Radeon R7 260 

Released December, 2013
  • 1 GHz
  • 2 GB GDDR5
7.2 Out of 10

The GPU core clock is maintained at 1000 MHz and the boost clock is configured at 1050 MHz.
by hassan-mujtaba (Oct, 2013)
In order to support the ability for NVIDIA’s Kepler architecture to launch additional workloads a new Grid Management Unit was built that handles the incoming workloads from the host system as well as the algorithmically created workloads and balances accordingly.
by Ryan-Shrout (May, 2012)

Benchmarks Real world tests of the Radeon R7 260

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R7 260
240.4 mHash/s
Radeon R7 360
192.71 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R7 260
26.19 mPixels/s
Radeon R7 360
35.71 mPixels/s

Ocean surface simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R7 260
798.24 frames/s
Radeon R7 360
819.2 frames/s

Particle simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R7 260
315.58 mInteraction/s
Radeon R7 360
330.16 mInteraction/s

T-Rex (Compubench 1.5) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R7 260
4.22 frames/s
Radeon R7 360
3.33 frames/s

Fire Strike Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Radeon R7 260

Sky Diver Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Radeon R7 260
Radeon R7 360

Cloud Gate Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Radeon R7 260

In The News From around the web


AMD Releases Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.7.3 Drivers

by Sebastian Peak |
Every Radeon Software release strives to deliver new features, better performance and stability improvements.
AMD has released the Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.7.3 driver, with improved performance in Rise of the Tomb Raider for Radeon RX 480 owners, as well as various bug fixes.
NVIDIA calls its software implementation GameWorks VR and AMD calls its software support LiquidVR.
Things will be tough for developers in this short window of time, but Oculus claims its necessary to "allow them to more rapidly evolve the software architecture and API.

TSMC Plans 10nm, 7nm, and "Very Steep" Ramping of 16nm.

by Scott Michaud |
Getting smaller features allows a chip designer to create products that are faster, cheaper, and consume less power.
Texas Instruments, on the other hand, decided that they would continue manufacturing but get out of the chip design business.

AMD Releases New WHQL Catalyst 15.7 Drivers

by Josh Walrath |
It is great to see AMD releasing a new set of drivers, but just like any addict... we can't wait for our next hit and what new features and performance they may bring.
This is fairly typical, but people are already reporting some better performance and CPU usage in WinX previews based on the latest build.

Specifications Full list of technical specs


GPU brand AMD
GPU name Bonaire
Market Desktop
Clock speed 1,000 MHz
Is dual GPU No
Reference card None

raw performance

Shading units 768
Texture mapping units 48
Render output processors 16
Compute units 12
Pixel rate 16 GPixel/s
Texture rate 48 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance 1,536 GFLOPS


Memory clock speed 1,500 MHz
Effective memory clock speed 6,000 MHz
Memory bus 128 bit
Memory 2,048 MB
Memory type GDDR5
Memory bandwidth 96 GB/s

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