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NVIDIA GeForce GTS 250

G92B
Graphics Processor
128
Cores
64
TMUs
16
ROPs
1024 MB
Memory Size
GDDR3
Memory Type
256 bit
Bus Width
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The GeForce GTS 250 was a performance graphics card by NVIDIA, launched in March 2009. Built on the 55 nm process, and based on the G92B graphics processor, in its G92-428-B1 variant, the card supports DirectX 10.0. The G92B graphics processor is an average sized chip with a die area of 260 mm² and 754 million transistors. It features 128 shading units, 64 texture mapping units and 16 ROPs. NVIDIA has placed 1,024 MB GDDR3 memory on the card, which are connected using a 256-bit memory interface. The GPU is operating at a frequency of 702 MHz, memory is running at 1000 MHz.
We recommend the NVIDIA GeForce GTS 250 for gaming with highest details at resolutions up to, and including, 1280x720.
Being a dual-slot card, the NVIDIA GeForce GTS 250 draws power from 1x 6-pin power connectors, with power draw rated at 150 W maximum. Display outputs include: 2x DVI. GeForce GTS 250 is connected to the rest of the system using a PCIe 2.0 x16 interface. The card measures 229 mm in length, and features a dual-slot cooling solution. Its price at launch was 199 US Dollars.

Graphics Processor

GPU Name: G92B
GPU Variant: G92-428-B1
Architecture: Tesla
Process Size: 55 nm
Transistors: 754 million
Die Size: 260 mm²

Graphics Card

Released: Mar 4th, 2009
Production Status: End-of-life
Launch Price: 199 USD
Bus Interface: PCIe 2.0 x16

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Based on TPU review data: "Performance Summary" at 1920x1080

Clock Speeds

GPU Clock: 702 MHz
Shader Clock: 1512 MHz
Memory Clock: 1000 MHz
2000 MHz effective

Memory

Memory Size: 1024 MB
Memory Type: GDDR3
Memory Bus: 256 bit
Bandwidth: 64.0 GB/s

Render Config

Shading Units: 128
TMUs: 64
ROPs: 16
SM Count: 8
Pixel Rate: 11.23 GPixel/s
Texture Rate: 44.9 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance: 387.1 GFLOPS

Board Design

Slot Width: Dual-slot
Length: 9 inches
229 mm
TDP: 150 W
Outputs: 2x DVI
Power Connectors: 1x 6-pin
Board Number: P365

Graphics Features

DirectX: 10.0
OpenGL: 3.3
OpenCL: 1.1
CUDA: 1.1
Shader Model: 4.0

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Reviews

Our review database contains 58 reviews of the GeForce GTS 250.

Retail boards based on this design

Name GPU Clock Memory Clock Other Changes
ZOTAC GTS 250 AMP! Edition 750 MHz 1150 MHz 10.5 inches, 2x DVI 1x S-Video