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AMD Radeon R7 260X

Graphics Processor
Bonaire
Cores
896
TMUs
56
ROPs
16
Memory Size
2 GB
Memory Type
GDDR5
Bus Width
128 bit
The Radeon R7 260X was 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 12.0. 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.
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 PCI-Express 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
(215-0839097)
Architecture
GCN 2.0
Foundry
TSMC
Process Size
28 nm
Transistors
2,080 million
Die Size
160 mm²

Graphics Card

Release Date
Oct 8th, 2013
Generation
Volcanic Islands
(R7 200)
Production
End-of-life
Launch Price
139 USD
Bus Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
Reviews
29 in our database

Relative Performance

6%
GeForce 210
8%
GeForce 9400 GT
10%
Radeon HD 4550
12%
Radeon HD 5450
14%
Radeon HD 6450
15%
GeForce GT 520
19%
GeForce GT 220
25%
GeForce GT 430
25%
Radeon HD 5570
27%
Radeon HD 4670
29%
GeForce GT 440
29%
GeForce GT 240
34%
GeForce 9600 GT
36%
Radeon HD 5670
38%
GeForce GT 640
40%
GeForce 9800 GT
41%
Radeon HD 6670
42%
Radeon HD 4830
45%
Radeon HD 4770
48%
Radeon HD 4850
49%
GeForce GTS 250
50%
GeForce GTS 450
52%
Radeon HD 5750
59%
Radeon HD 7750
60%
Radeon HD 5770
61%
GeForce GTX 260
62%
Radeon HD 4870
62%
Radeon Vega 8
63%
GeForce GTX 550 Ti
63%
GeForce GTX 650
67%
Radeon HD 5830
70%
Radeon HD 6790
71%
Radeon HD 4890
74%
GeForce GTX 460
75%
Radeon RX Vega 11
75%
GeForce GT 1030
76%
GeForce GTX 275
76%
Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition
76%
GeForce GTX 280
78%
GeForce GTX 465
82%
Radeon HD 6850
83%
GeForce GTX 285
89%
Radeon HD 5850
91%
GeForce GTX 650 Ti
91%
Radeon HD 7790
95%
Radeon RX 550
95%
GeForce GTX 470
98%
Radeon HD 6870
100%
Radeon R7 260X
105%
Radeon HD 5870
108%
GeForce GTX 560 Ti
109%
Radeon HD 4870 X2
111%
GeForce GTX 750 Ti
111%
Radeon HD 6950
115%
GeForce GTX 295
117%
GeForce GTX 650 Ti Boost
118%
Radeon HD 7850
120%
GeForce GTX 480
125%
Radeon HD 6970
128%
Radeon R7 265
130%
Radeon RX 460
130%
Radeon R7 370
130%
GeForce GTX 660
130%
GeForce GTX 570
133%
Radeon RX 560
141%
GeForce GTX 950
142%
Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition
146%
Radeon R9 270X
147%
GeForce GTX 660 Ti
148%
GeForce GTX 580
149%
GeForce GTX 1050
150%
Radeon HD 7950
152%
Radeon HD 5970
157%
GeForce GTX 760
169%
GeForce GTX 670
173%
GeForce GTX 960
178%
Radeon R9 380
179%
Radeon R9 285
180%
Radeon HD 7970
182%
GeForce GTX 680
186%
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
191%
GeForce GTX 770
196%
Radeon HD 6990
200%
Radeon R9 280X
203%
GeForce GTX 590
203%
Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition
225%
GeForce GTX 780
233%
GeForce GTX 1650
248%
Radeon RX 470
251%
Radeon R9 290
265%
Radeon RX 570
268%
Radeon R9 390
270%
Radeon R9 290X
273%
GeForce GTX 970
277%
GeForce GTX TITAN
281%
GeForce GTX 780 Ti
285%
Radeon R9 390X
286%
Radeon HD 7990
287%
Radeon RX 480
290%
GeForce GTX 690
297%
GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
302%
Radeon RX 5500
305%
Radeon RX 580
312%
GeForce GTX 980
314%
GeForce GTX 1650 SUPER
316%
Radeon R9 FURY
330%
Radeon RX 590
347%
Radeon R9 295X2
349%
GeForce GTX 1660
353%
Radeon R9 FURY X
359%
GeForce GTX 980 Ti
368%
GeForce GTX TITAN X
392%
GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
401%
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti
401%
GeForce GTX 1070
427%
Radeon RX Vega 56
452%
GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
465%
Radeon RX Vega 64
472%
GeForce RTX 2060
472%
GeForce GTX 1080
491%
Radeon RX 5700
530%
GeForce RTX 2060 SUPER
549%
GeForce RTX 2070
562%
Radeon RX 5700 XT
569%
Radeon VII
584%
TITAN X Pascal
601%
GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
608%
GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER
646%
GeForce RTX 2080
685%
GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER
756%
GeForce RTX 2080 Ti
Based on TPU review data: "Performance Summary" at 1920x1080
Performance estimated based on architecture, shader count and clocks.

Clock Speeds

GPU Clock
1100 MHz
Memory Clock
1625 MHz
6500 MHz effective

Memory

Memory Size
2 GB
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bus
128 bit
Bandwidth
104.0 GB/s

Render Config

Shading Units
896
TMUs
56
ROPs
16
Compute Units
14
L1 Cache
16 KB (per CU)
L2 Cache
256 KB

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Rate
17.60 GPixel/s
Texture Rate
61.60 GTexel/s
FP32 (float) performance
1.971 TFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance
140.8 GFLOPS (1:14)

Board Design

Slot Width
Dual-slot
Length
6.7 inches
170 mm
TDP
115 W
Suggested PSU
350 W
Outputs
2x DVI
1x HDMI
1x DisplayPort
Power Connectors
1x 6-pin
Board Number
C582

Graphics Features

DirectX
12.0 (12_0)
OpenGL
4.6
OpenCL
2.0
Vulkan
1.1.101
Shader Model
6.3

Card Notes

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

Bonaire GPU Notes

Architecture Codename: Sea Islands
CLRX Version: GCN 1.1
Graphics/Compute: GFX7 (gfx704)
Display Core Engine: 8.2
Unified Video Decoder: 4.2
Video Compression Engine: 2.0

Retail boards based on this design (37)

Name GPU Clock Memory Clock Other Changes
ASUS R7 260X DirectCU II 1 GB 1000 MHz 1500 MHz 1024 MB, 8.5 inches/216 mm
ASUS R7 260X DirectCU II 2 GB 1100 MHz 1625 MHz 8.5 inches/216 mm
ASUS R7 260X DirectCU II OC 1 GB 1075 MHz 1600 MHz 1024 MB, 8.5 inches/216 mm
ASUS R7 260X DirectCU II OC 2 GB 1188 MHz 1750 MHz 8.5 inches/216 mm
ASUS R7 260X OC 1075 MHz 1250 MHz 8.7 inches/221 mm
Club 3D R7 260X royalKing 1160 MHz 1650 MHz 8.82 inches/224 mm
Club 3D R7 260X royalQueen 1100 MHz 1625 MHz 8.82 inches/224 mm
GIGABYTE R7 260X OC 1 GB 1075 MHz 1500 MHz 1024 MB, 8 inches/203 mm
GIGABYTE R7 260X OC 2 GB 1188 MHz 1625 MHz 8 inches/203 mm
GIGABYTE R7 260X WindForce 2X OC Rev. 1.0 1188 MHz 1625 MHz 11 inches/279 mm
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 1 GB 1000 MHz 1500 MHz 1024 MB, 8 inches/203 mm
MSI R7 260X OC 1 GB 1050 MHz 1500 MHz 1024 MB, 8 inches/203 mm
MSI R7 260X OC 2 GB 1175 MHz 1625 MHz 7.99 inches/203 mm
MSI R7 260X OCV1 1050 MHz 1500 MHz 8 inches/203 mm
MSI R7 260X OCV2 1175 MHz 1500 MHz 8 inches/203 mm
MSI R7 260X OCV3 1050 MHz 1250 MHz 8 inches/203 mm
MSI R7 260X V2 1100 MHz 1500 MHz 8 inches/203 mm
PowerColor R7 260X OC V2 1130 MHz 1500 MHz 6.73 inches/171 mm
PowerColor TurboDuo R7 260X OC 1160 MHz 1650 MHz 8.66 inches/220 mm
Sapphire R7 260X 2 GB 1000 MHz 1250 MHz 6.97 inches/177 mm, 1x DVI 1x HDMI 1x DisplayPort
Sapphire R7 260X iCafe Gaming OC 1050 MHz 1500 MHz 8.46 inches/215 mm, 1x DVI 1x HDMI 1x DisplayPort
Sapphire R7 260X OC 1 GB 1050 MHz 1500 MHz 1024 MB, 6.97 inches/177 mm, 1x DVI 1x HDMI 1x DisplayPort
Sapphire R7 260X OC 2 GB 1050 MHz 1500 MHz 6.97 inches/177 mm, 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 1000 MHz 1250 MHz 6.6 inches/168 mm
XFX R7 260X 1 GB 1075 MHz 1600 MHz 1024 MB, 6.9 inches/175 mm
XFX R7 260X 1 GB 1075 MHz 1600 MHz 1024 MB, 6.6 inches/168 mm
XFX R7 260X 2 GB 1075 MHz 1600 MHz 6.9 inches/175 mm
XFX R7 260X BestBuy Exclusive 1100 MHz 1625 MHz
XFX R7 260X Black Edition 1100 MHz 1625 MHz 6.9 inches/175 mm