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AMD Radeon R7 260X

Bonaire
Graphics Processor
896
Cores
56
TMUs
16
ROPs
2048 MB
Memory Size
GDDR5
Memory Type
128 bit
Bus Width
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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
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 Status
End-of-life
Launch Price
139 USD
Bus Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16

Relative Performance

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Radeon R7 260X
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742%
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
2048 MB
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bus
128 bit
Bandwidth
104.0 GB/s

Render Config

Shading Units
896
TMUs
56
ROPs
16
Compute Units
14

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Rate
17.60 GPixel/s
Texture Rate
61.60 GTexel/s
FP32 (float) performance
1,971 GFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance
140.8 GFLOPS (1:14)

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
Board Number
C582

Graphics Features

DirectX
12.0 (12_0)
OpenGL
4.5
OpenCL
2.0
Vulkan
1.1.82
Shader Model
6.0

Card Notes

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

Bonaire GPU Notes

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