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Written by Bruce Normann - Edited by Olin Coles   
Friday, 15 May 2009
Table of Contents: Page Index
ASUS ENGTX260 Matrix GeForce GTX 260 Video Card
ENGTX260 Matrix Features
ENGTX260 Matrix Specifications
Closer Look: ENGTX260 Matrix
ENGTX260 Matrix Detailed Features
Video Card Testing Methodology
3DMark06 Benchmarks
Crysis Benchmark Results
Devil May Cry 4 Benchmark
Far Cry 2 Benchmarks
World in Conflict Benchmarks
ENGTX260 Matrix Temperature
VGA Power Consumption
GTX260 Final Thoughts
ENGTX260 Matrix Conclusion

ENGTX260 Matrix Specifications

Graphics Engine

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260

Bus Standard

PCI Express 2.0

Video Memory

DDR3 896MB

Engine Clock

576 MHz

Shader Clock

1242 MHz

Memory Clock

2.0 GHz ( 1.0 GHz DDR3 )



Memory Interface


CRT Max Resolution

2048 x 1536

DVI Max Resolution

2560 x 1600

D-Sub Output

Yes x 1 (via DVI to D-Sub adaptor x 1 )

DVI Output

Yes x 2 (DVI-I)

HDMI Output

Yes x 1 (via DVI to HDMI adaptor x 1 )

HDTV Output (YPbPr)


HDCP Support


TV Output

Yes (YPbPr to S-Video and Composite)

Adapter/Cable Bundled

1 x DVI to D-Sub adaptor
1 x DVI to HDMI adaptor
1 x HDTV-out cable
1 x Power cable
1 x S/PDIF cable

Software Bundled

ASUS Utilities & Driver

ASUS Features

Matrix Series


The card size is 4.376 inches x 10.5 inches

These specifications should be nothing new for our readers, as the 55nM, 216 shader version of the NVIDIA GTX260 has been out for awhile and is represented in all the major video card maker product lines. Let's take a closer look at the ASUS version, with its Matrix features, to see what's new and different about this card.


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