Nvidia GeForce GTX 280
Released June, 2008
The Pros:High end card capable of playing taxing video games. 3 way SLI compatible.
The Cons:Requires a powerful PSU to use. Very large card.
The GeForce GTX 280 is Nvidia's 10th generation graphics card specification and their current top-of-the-line model. Built on a 65nm process, the GTX 280 contains the largest GPU ever constructed to date, with 1.4 billion transistors on a 575mm^2 die.
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Introduced at $649 dollars, the GTX 280 has seen a great deal of competition from cheaper and arguably superior offerings from AMD/ATI, such as the Radeon 4870 and more recently 4850x2/4870x2. Today the GPU has a MSRP of $499.
- Core clock speed: 602MHz
- Stream Processors: 240
- Shader clock: 1296MHz
- Memory bus: 512bit
- Memory: 1024MB DDR3, 2214MHz
- Memory bandwidth: 141.7GB/s
- Power consumption (idle/full load): 126W/236W
User Reviews (1)
High end card capable of playing taxing video games.
Requires a powerful PSU to use.
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