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AMD Radeon R7 260X

AMD Radeon R7 260X Image AMD Bonaire Image
The Radeon R7 260X is a mid-range graphics card by AMD, launched in October 2013. Built on the 28 nm process, and based on the Bonaire graphics processor, in its Bonaire XTX variant, the card supports DirectX 11.2. The Bonaire graphics processor is an average sized chip with a die area of 160 mm² and 2,080 million transistors. It features 896 shading units, 56 texture mapping units and 16 ROPs. AMD has placed 2,048 MB GDDR5 memory on the card, which are connected using a 128-bit memory interface. The GPU is operating at a frequency of 1100 MHz, memory is running at 1625 MHz.
We recommend the AMD Radeon R7 260X for gaming with highest details at resolutions up to, and including, 1680x1050.
Being a dual-slot card, the AMD Radeon R7 260X draws power from 1x 6-pin power connectors, with power draw rated at 115 W maximum. Display outputs include: 2x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort. Radeon R7 260X is connected to the rest of the system using a PCIe 3.0 x16 interface. The card measures 170 mm in length, and features a dual-slot cooling solution. Its price at launch was 139 US Dollars.

Graphics Processor

GPU Name: Bonaire
GPU Variant: Bonaire XTX
Process Size: 28 nm
Transistors: 2,080 million
Die Size: 160 mm²

Graphics Card

Released: Oct 8th, 2013
Production Status: Active
Launch Price: 139 USD
Bus Interface: PCIe 3.0 x16

Clock Speeds

GPU Clock: 1100 MHz
Memory Clock: 1625 MHz
6500 MHz effective

Memory

Memory Size: 2048 MB
Memory Type: GDDR5
Memory Bus: 128 bit
Bandwidth: 104 GB/s

Render Config

Shading Units: 896
TMUs: 56
ROPs: 16
Compute Units: 14
Pixel Rate: 17.6 GPixel/s
Texture Rate: 61.6 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance: 1,971 GFLOPS

Board Design

Slot Width: Dual-slot
Length: 6.7 inches
170 mm
TDP: 115 W
Outputs: 2x DVI
1x HDMI
1x DisplayPort
Power Connectors: 1x 6-pin

Graphics Features

DirectX: 11.2
OpenGL: 4.4
OpenCL: 1.2
Shader Model: 5.0

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Reviews

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Card Notes

1 GB Version:
1000 MHz Core Clock
1500 MHz Memory Clock

Retail boards based on this design

Name GPU Clock Memory Clock Other Changes
ASUS R7 260X DirectCU II 1 GB 1000 MHz 1500 MHz 1024 MB, 8.5 inches
ASUS R7 260X DirectCU II 2 GB 1100 MHz 1625 MHz 8.5 inches
ASUS R7 260X DirectCU II OC 1 GB 1075 MHz 1600 MHz 1024 MB, 8.5 inches
ASUS R7 260X DirectCU II OC 2 GB 1188 MHz 1750 MHz 8.5 inches
ASUS R7 260X OC 1075 MHz 1250 MHz 8.7 inches
Club 3D R7 260X royalKing 1160 MHz 1650 MHz 8.82 inches
Club 3D R7 260X royalQueen 1100 MHz 1625 MHz 8.82 inches
GIGABYTE R7 260X OC 1 GB 1075 MHz 1500 MHz 1024 MB, 8 inches
GIGABYTE R7 260X OC 2 GB 1188 MHz 1625 MHz 8 inches
GIGABYTE R7 260X WindForce 2X OC Rev. 1.0 1188 MHz 1625 MHz 11 inches
GIGABYTE R7 260X WindForce 2X OC Rev. 2.0 1188 MHz 1625 MHz
HIS R7 260X iCooler 1 GB 1000 MHz 1500 MHz 1024 MB
HIS R7 260X iCooler Turbo 1 GB 1075 MHz 1600 MHz 1024 MB
HIS R7 260X iPower IceQ X2 1 GB 1000 MHz 1500 MHz 1024 MB
HIS R7 260X iPower IceQ X2 2 GB 1100 MHz 1625 MHz
HIS R7 260X iPower IceQ X2 Turbo 1 GB 1075 MHz 1600 MHz 1024 MB
MSI R7 260X OC 1175 MHz 1625 MHz 7.99 inches
PowerColor TurboDuo R7 260X OC 1160 MHz 1650 MHz 8.66 inches
Sapphire R7 260X 1050 MHz 1500 MHz 6.97 inches, 1x DVI 1x HDMI 1x DisplayPort
Sapphire R7 260X OC 1 GB 1050 MHz 1500 MHz 1024 MB, 6.97 inches, 1x DVI 1x HDMI 1x DisplayPort
Sapphire R7 260X OC 2 GB 1150 MHz 1650 MHz
VisionTek R7 260X OC 1160 MHz 1625 MHz
XFX R7 260X 1 GB 1075 MHz 1600 MHz 1024 MB, 6.9 inches
XFX R7 260X 1 GB 1075 MHz 1600 MHz 1024 MB, 6.6 inches
XFX R7 260X 2 GB 1075 MHz 1600 MHz 6.9 inches
XFX R7 260X BestBuy Exclusive 1100 MHz 1625 MHz
XFX R7 260X Black Edition 1100 MHz 1625 MHz 6.9 inches