Wednesday, January 12th 2011

KFA2 Launches its GeForce GTX 460 Razor Edition and WHDI Wireless Graphics Cards

KFA2, the New European premium brand of Galaxy, announced today its launch of the two new custom edition KFA2 GTX 460’s Graphics cards, which are both European Industry’s first’s – Introducing the Razor Single Slot Solution.

The KFA2 GeForce GTX 460 Razor Single Slot Solution series delivers the ultimate ’best-in-class’ next generation gaming experience and is known to be one of the best Graphics cards on the market to fit in the Prices Vs Performance section. “With the KFA2 GTX 460 Razor single slot solution, this has only excelled the GTX460’s overall capability by not only enabling small form factor systems, including HTPC to be able to have impressive performance and features of GTX460 in their build, but also gives the high-end Enthusiast the option to fit six of these slim beasts into one machine” said Graham Brown - European Marketing Manager.

Secondly, Introducing the KFA2 GTX 460 WHDI Graphics Card, the world’s first wireless Graphics Card, with a combination of Graphics and AMIMONS’s WHDI technology this card enables the end-user to wirelessly connect their desktop/ tower PC’s to their HDTV or distant display with out the hassle of cables.

AMIMON’s wireless technology is the basis of the WHDI™ (Wireless Home Digital Interface) standard. The WHDI standard delivers uncompressed wireless 1080p 60Hz video (in a 40MHz channel in the 5GHz unlicensed band) providing consumers with the most robust and highest quality HD wireless connection for in-room and multi-room applications. WHDI has a range of 30 meters (100 feet) through obstacles and walls enabling consumers the freedom and hassle free way to connect sources anywhere with in a room or enable multi-room connections. Additionally, the WHDI technology implements HDCP revision 2.0 enabling wireless viewing on the TV of all PC content including Blu-Ray movies and DRM protected content.


With amazing DirectX 11 tessellation performance, the GeForce GTX 460 packs highly detailed visuals into your games - without sacrificing high frame rates. And with NVIDIA 3D Vision, PhysX, and CUDA technologies, the GeForce GTX 460 powers all the incredibly realistic effects that your games can throw its way.

KFA2 GeForce GTX 460 Razor 1GB Single Slot Solution:
  • CUDA CORES : 336
  • Graphics Clock : 675 (MHz)
  • Processor Clock : 1350(MHz)
  • Memory clock : 1800 (MHz)
  • Memory Amount : 1024MB
  • Memory Interface : 256-bit
  • Memory Bandwidth : 115.2 (GB/Secs)
  • Texture Fill Rate : 37.8 (Billion/Secs)
KFA2 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 WHDI 1GB:
  • CUDA CORES : 336
  • Graphics Clock : 675 (MHz)
  • Processor Clock : 1350 (MHz)
  • Memory clock : 1800(MHz)
  • Memory Amount : 1024MB
  • Memory Interface : 256-bit
  • Memory Bandwidth : 115.2 (GB/Secs)
  • Texture Fill Rate : 37.8(Billion/Secs)
The KFA2 GeForce GTX 460 Razor / GTX 460 WHDI Graphic Cards are backed by a 2 year warranty and will be available at leading online and in-store retailers throughout Europe.
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22 Comments on KFA2 Launches its GeForce GTX 460 Razor Edition and WHDI Wireless Graphics Cards

#1
slyfox2151
LOL WTF :pimp::banghead::confused::roll: 5 Antennas?
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#2
Inioch
If the temps are ok, the Folders should be exited about the Razor, just get a board like this for a board.

And the WHDI, I could actually find usefull, since I'm not allowed to draw cables across floors or doorways to the living room PC. Movies and such would be nice.
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#3
cdawall
where the hell are my stars
by: Inioch
If the temps are ok, the Folders should be exited about the Razor, just get a board like this for a board.

And the WHDI, I could actually find usefull, since I'm not allowed to draw cables across floors or doorways to the living room PC. Movies and such would be nice.
to fold 6 cards on that board you would need a stupidly expensive 6 core i7 no?

hopefully this 460 single slot is a good card i am looking at getting one for my HTPC to replace an aging 9800GT eco

$250 for the galaxy version in the USA Galaxy 60XGH6DP4BXK GeForce GTX 460 (Fermi) Razor ...
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#4
Inioch
I'm not a folder so I'm not sure, but do you really need one core/one folding thread? Surely not, since I recall seeing big folding rigs with dual or quad cores? I mean something like 3x295 or similiar.
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#5

I'm still trying to figure out how do you connect a WHDI to a TV or monitor with only HDMI ports....

P.S.

I see dead antennas.
#7
dclprojekt
Is it just me or does that card look like a bug of some sort?
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#8
IceCreamBarr
This is an awesome first step! I'm glad they used 5 antennas... how many times have we seen new tech implemented poorly in the first gen. Maybe 5 is overkill?
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#9
blibba
by: cdawall
to fold 6 cards on that board you would need a stupidly expensive 6 core i7 no?

hopefully this 460 single slot is a good card i am looking at getting one for my HTPC to replace an aging 9800GT eco

$250 for the galaxy version in the USA Galaxy 60XGH6DP4BXK GeForce GTX 460 (Fermi) Razor ...
No. The cheapest CPU you can get for X58 is the i7 920, and that's already overkill.

Edit: at any rate, 7 GTX460s would draw too much power through the motherboard, no? And it's not like this is a deficit you can make up with a molex plugged into the motherboard either, it's going to be all of about 300W short.
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#10
cdawall
where the hell are my stars
by: blibba
No. The cheapest CPU you can get for X58 is the i7 920, and that's already overkill.

Edit: at any rate, 7 GTX460s would draw too much power through the motherboard, no? And it's not like this is a deficit you can make up with a molex plugged into the motherboard either, it's going to be all of about 300W short.
Yes but I thought every cuda core needed a real core for folding
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#11
blibba
by: cdawall
Yes but I thought every cuda core needed a real core for folding
I don't see why this should be the case. The CPU utilisation of a CUDA folding thread is very low - my 9800GTX+ uses about 5% of my E2220.
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#12
department76
noobs. Five antennas must be necessary because it probably has to broadcast across multiple wifi channels to transmit the mas amount of data for UNCOMPRESSED high-def resolutions, 1080p is I think 1.2Gbps.
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#13
wolf
Performance Enthusiast
I'm liking the single slot 460, I can see it being popular amongst folders, 4 to a board will be plenty.

as for the wireless GTX460... useless imo. sure it has applications... but not for most users.
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#14
Cheeseball
Question to KFA2/GALAXY GTX 460 users: Did they happen to change the voltage controller on these cards? Is it still possible to change the voltage through software?
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#16
Easy Rhino
Linux Advocate
i don't know, looks like pure win to me.
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#17
suraswami
The box look more like BFG, did they buy all the left over boxes from them? :roll:
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#19
[H]@RD5TUFF
Sexy, I have to say, but 250 dollars is way too much when I can pick up dual slot 768 mb version for 110-140 dollars, and have just as many with some PCI-e risers, and still come out ahead by saving a couple hundred dollars, and have the same PPD.
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#20
BumbleBee
by: slyfox2151
LOL WTF :pimp::banghead::confused::roll: 5 Antennas?
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#22
WarEagleAU
Bird of Prey
Both are bad ass especially the WHDI card. Some of the newest tech like what Intel has with its WIDI for HD Video....KFA2 = :rockout: WIN!
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