GTX 280 with Core i7-965 @ 3.20GHz benchmarks at Ultra Quality 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.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 280
Price $ 649
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 FPS
CPU Impact on FPS % 0%
Benchmark Quality Settings Ultra Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 26 FPS
Average 1440p Performance 13 FPS
Average 4K Performance 9 FPS
Memory GB
Series GTX 280
Overall Combination Score 35/100 Weak

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Resolution 1920x1080

Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Just Cause 4
13 FPS
2018 Monster Hunter: World
14 FPS
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
18 FPS
2017 For Honor
24 FPS
2017 Project CARS 2
17 FPS
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
21 FPS
2016 Dishonored 2
12 FPS
2015 Rocket League
70 FPS
2015 Need For Speed
19 FPS
2015 Project CARS
19 FPS
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
48 FPS
2011 Portal 2
92 FPS
2011 The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
32 FPS
2010 Starcraft II
41 FPS
2009 League of Legends
90 FPS
2008 Crysis: Warhead
22 FPS

Resolution 2560x1440

Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Just Cause 4
10 FPS
2018 Monster Hunter: World
10 FPS
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
13 FPS
2017 For Honor
14 FPS
2017 Project CARS 2
12 FPS
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
19 FPS
2016 Dishonored 2
11 FPS
2015 Rocket League
30 FPS
2015 Need For Speed
15 FPS
2015 Project CARS
14 FPS
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
40 FPS
2009 League of Legends
50 FPS

Resolution 3840x2160

Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Just Cause 4
5 FPS
2018 Monster Hunter: World
5 FPS
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
9 FPS
2017 For Honor
7 FPS
2017 Project CARS 2
10 FPS
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
16 FPS
2016 Dishonored 2
8 FPS
2015 Rocket League
14 FPS
2015 Need For Speed
10 FPS
2015 Project CARS
10 FPS
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
36 FPS
2009 League of Legends
20 FPS

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GTX 280 Specifications

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

Clock Speeds

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

Graphics Card

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

Graphics Features

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

Graphics Processor

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

Memory

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

Render Config

ROPs32
SM Count10
Shading Units240
TMUs80

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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