GTX 280 with Core i7-965 benchmarks at Ultra Quality settings

This combination between GTX 280 and Intel Core i7-965 @ 3.20GHz has less than 8% bottleneck in many games and is perfect match to avoid FPS loss. Deciding whether to invest so much money in a high-end GPU like GTX 280 requires careful thought. This combination between GTX 280 and Intel Core i7-965 @ 3.20GHz is a perfect match to avoid FPS loss.

 GTX 280 with Core i7-965  benchmarks at Ultra Quality settings
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 280
Price $ 649.0
Year 2008
Maximum Recorded Temperature C
Max Fan Noise dB
Recommended Power Supply W
Benchmark CPU Intel Core i7-965 @ 3.20GHz ($139.99)
CPU Impact on FPS + 0.0 FPS
CPU Impact on FPS % 0.0%
Benchmark Quality Settings Ultra Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 23.2 FPS
Average 1440p Performance 12.4 FPS
Average 4K Performance 7.9 FPS
Memory GB
1080p Cost Per Frame $ 28.0
1440p Cost Per Frame $ 52.3
4K Cost Per Frame $ 82.2
Series GTX 280
Overall Combination Score 35/100 Weak

Game Performance at Ultra Quality settings

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Resolution 1920x1080

Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
18.0 FPS
2019 Anthem
11.6 FPS
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
17.0 FPS
2019 Resident Evil 2
20.2 FPS
2019 Metro Exodus
9.0 FPS
2018 Just Cause 4
13.0 FPS
2018 Monster Hunter: World
14.0 FPS
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
18.0 FPS
2017 For Honor
24.0 FPS
2017 Project CARS 2
17.0 FPS
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
20.6 FPS
2016 Dishonored 2
12.4 FPS
2015 Rocket League
70.0 FPS
2015 Need For Speed
19.4 FPS
2015 Project CARS
18.6 FPS
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
48.0 FPS
2011 Portal 2
91.6 FPS
2011 The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
31.8 FPS
2010 Starcraft II
40.8 FPS
2009 League of Legends
90.0 FPS
2008 Crysis: Warhead
21.5 FPS

Resolution 2560x1440

Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
13.4 FPS
2019 Anthem
9.2 FPS
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
13.2 FPS
2019 Resident Evil 2
13.6 FPS
2019 Metro Exodus
7.0 FPS
2018 Just Cause 4
9.6 FPS
2018 Monster Hunter: World
9.8 FPS
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
13.0 FPS
2017 For Honor
14.0 FPS
2017 Project CARS 2
12.0 FPS
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
18.6 FPS
2016 Dishonored 2
10.6 FPS
2015 Rocket League
30.0 FPS
2015 Need For Speed
15.0 FPS
2015 Project CARS
14.2 FPS
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
40.0 FPS
2009 League of Legends
50.0 FPS

Resolution 3840x2160

Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
8.0 FPS
2019 Anthem
5.0 FPS
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
7.0 FPS
2019 Resident Evil 2
6.7 FPS
2019 Metro Exodus
4.4 FPS
2018 Just Cause 4
5.0 FPS
2018 Monster Hunter: World
4.7 FPS
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
9.0 FPS
2017 For Honor
7.0 FPS
2017 Project CARS 2
10.0 FPS
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
15.6 FPS
2016 Dishonored 2
8.4 FPS
2015 Rocket League
14.0 FPS
2015 Need For Speed
10.0 FPS
2015 Project CARS
10.0 FPS
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
36.0 FPS
2009 League of Legends
20.0 FPS

GTX 280 Specifications

GTX 280 Board Design

Board NumberP651
Length10.5 inches 267 mm
Outputs2x DVI1x S-Video
Power Connectors1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin
Slot WidthDual-slot
TDP236 W

GTX 280 Clock Speeds

GPU Clock602 MHz
Memory Clock1107 MHz 2214 MHz effective
Shader Clock1296 MHz

GTX 280 Graphics Card

Bus InterfacePCIe 2.0 x16
GenerationGeForce 200
Launch Price649 USD
ProductionEnd-of-life
Release DateJun 16th, 2008

GTX 280 Graphics Features

CUDA1.3
DirectX10
OpenCL1.1
OpenGL3.3
Shader Model4
VulkanN/A

GTX 280 Graphics Processor

ArchitectureTesla 2.0
Die Size576 mm²
GPU NameGT200
GPU VariantG200-302-A2
Process Size65 nm
Transistors1,400 million

GTX 280 Memory

Bandwidth141.7 GB/s
Memory Bus512 bit
Memory Size1024 MB
Memory TypeGDDR3

GTX 280 Render Config

ROPs32
SM Count10
Shading Units240
TMUs80

GTX 280 Theoretical Performance

FP32 (float) performance622.1 GFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance77.76 GFLOPS (1:8)
Pixel Rate19.26 GPixel/s
Texture Rate48.16 GTexel/s

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