GTX 560 with Core i7-2600K benchmarks at Ultra Quality quality settings

For the most part, the GTX 560 is still capable of playing modern games, but you would have to reduce settings to sustain those higher framerates. If keeping graphics quality settings closer to ultra or high is important, there are a few options for upgrades. With current 1024 MB RAM, the GTX 560 can have serious memory-related bottlenecks in more modern games. This combination between GTX 560 and Intel Core i7-2600K @ 3.40GHz has less than 8% bottleneck in many games and is perfect match to avoid FPS loss. This combination between GTX 560 and Intel Core i7-2600K @ 3.40GHz is a perfect match to avoid FPS loss.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560
Price $ 199 5/5 Excellent
Year 2011 1/5 Weak
Series GTX 560
Maximum Recorded Temperature 79C 3/5 Good
Max Fan Noise 51dB 2/5 Acceptable
Recommended Power Supply 500W 3/5 Good
Benchmark CPU Intel Core i7-2600K @ 3.40GHz ($197.99)
CPU Impact on FPS + 0 FPS 5/5 Excellent
CPU Impact on FPS % 0%
Benchmark Quality Settings Ultra Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 46 FPS 3/5 Good
Average 1440p Performance 0 FPS 1/5 Weak
Average 4K Performance 0 FPS 1/5 Weak
Memory 1 GB 2/5 Acceptable
Overall Combination Score 58/100 Good
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Game Performance at Ultra Quality settings

Resolution 1920x1080

Year Game Frames Per Second
28 FPS
27 FPS
32 FPS
31 FPS
39 FPS
32 FPS
44 FPS
48 FPS
65 FPS
118 FPS
41 FPS
61 FPS
30 FPS
62 FPS
27 FPS

Resolution 2560x1440

Year Game Frames Per Second

Resolution 3840x2160

Year Game Frames Per Second

GTX 560 Specifications

Board Design

Board NumberP1040 SKU 51
Length8.25 inches 210 mm
Outputs2x DVI1x mini-HDMI
Power Connectors2x 6-pin
Slot WidthDual-slot
TDP150 W

Clock Speeds

GPU Clock810 MHz
Memory Clock1000 MHz 4000 MHz effective
Shader Clock1620 MHz

Graphics Card

Bus InterfacePCIe 2.0 x16
GenerationGeForce 500
Launch Price199 USD
Release DateMay 17th, 2011

Graphics Features

DirectX12.0 (11_0)
Shader Model5.1

Graphics Processor

ArchitectureFermi 2.0
Die Size332 mm²
GPU NameGF114
GPU VariantGF114-325-A1
Process Size40 nm
Transistors1,950 million


Bandwidth128.0 GB/s
Memory Bus256 bit
Memory Size1024 MB
Memory TypeGDDR5

Render Config

SM Count7
Shading Units336

Theoretical Performance

FP32 (float) performance1,089 GFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance90.72 GFLOPS (1:12)
Pixel Rate11.34 GPixel/s
Texture Rate45.36 GTexel/s

Critics Reviews

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