GTX 280 with 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 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 23.5 FPS
Average 1440p Performance 13.0 FPS
Average 4K Performance 8.0 FPS
Memory GB
1080p Cost Per Frame $ 27.6
1440p Cost Per Frame $ 49.9
4K Cost Per Frame $ 81.1
Series GTX 280
Overall Combination Score 35/100 Weak

Game Performance at Ultra Quality settings

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Resolution 1920x1080

1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
16
18.0
2019 Anthem
10
11.6
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
15
17.0
2019 Resident Evil 2
18
20.2
2019 Metro Exodus
8
9.0
2019 World War Z
14
16.6
2018 Just Cause 4
11
13.0
2018 Monster Hunter: World
12
14.0
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
16
18.0
2017 For Honor
21
24.0
2017 Project CARS 2
15
17.0
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
18
20.6
2016 Dishonored 2
11
12.4
2015 Rocket League
63
70.0
2015 Need For Speed
17
19.4
2015 Project CARS
16
18.6
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
30
34.0
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
43
48.0
2011 Portal 2
82
91.6
2011 The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
28
31.8
2010 Starcraft II
36
40.8
2009 League of Legends
81
90.0
2008 Crysis: Warhead
19
21.5

Resolution 2560x1440

1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
10
13.4
2019 Anthem
7
9.2
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
10
13.2
2019 Resident Evil 2
10
13.6
2019 Metro Exodus
5
7.0
2019 World War Z
9
12.1
2018 Just Cause 4
7
9.6
2018 Monster Hunter: World
7
9.8
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
10
13.0
2017 For Honor
11
14.0
2017 Project CARS 2
9
12.0
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
14
18.6
2016 Dishonored 2
8
10.6
2015 Rocket League
24
30.0
2015 Need For Speed
12
15.0
2015 Project CARS
11
14.2
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
17
22.0
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
32
40.0
2009 League of Legends
40
50.0

Resolution 3840x2160

1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
5
8.0
2019 Anthem
3
5.0
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
4
7.0
2019 Resident Evil 2
4
6.7
2019 Metro Exodus
3
4.4
2019 World War Z
4
7.0
2018 Just Cause 4
3
5.0
2018 Monster Hunter: World
3
4.7
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
6
9.0
2017 For Honor
4
7.0
2017 Project CARS 2
7
10.0
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
10
15.6
2016 Dishonored 2
5
8.4
2015 Rocket League
9
14.0
2015 Need For Speed
7
10.0
2015 Project CARS
7
10.0
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
7
10.2
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
25
36.0
2009 League of Legends
14
20.0
GTX 280 with i7-965 at 1080p and Ultra Quality settings
GTX 280 with i7-965 at 1440p and Ultra Quality settings
GTX 280 with i7-965 at 4K and Ultra Quality settings

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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