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MSI Shows off N480GTX Graphics Card

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Here's MSI with its GeForce GTX 480 offering, the MSI N480GTX. While it's clear that all GeForce GTX 400 series graphics cards, at least initially, will adhere to NVIDIA's reference designs, each manufacturer is throwing in a little something unique. MSI's offering speaks of "Military-class" components, though it's likely that NVIDIA's own choice of components fit MSI's definition of military-class, and the MSI Afterburner software. The software is advertised to work with the card to provide voltage control, advertising up to 15% of performance gains using it. Usual features include DirectX 11 support, support for PhysX, CUDA, 3D Vision Surround, 480 CUDA cores, 1536 MB of GDDR5 memory across a 384-bit memory interface, and connectivity which includes two DVI-D and a mini HDMI.

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looks good! wonder what the prices will be?
 

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I'm suprised they are offering up to 15% performance gains from OC. If the reports of high temperatures are correct, this is a brave move to run with from launch.
 
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Looks nice, but the leadtek one looks better:eek:
 
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MSI's offering speaks of "Military-class" components, though it's likely that NVIDIA's own choice of components fit MSI's definition of military-class
Just wanted to ask.. isnt it that the first wave of cards come from one OEM card manufacturer?
 

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Will there be news item for every card ?
 
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I'm suprised they are offering up to 15% performance gains from OC. If the reports of high temperatures are correct, this is a brave move to run with from launch.
Unless they used LN2 to reach 15%.....:laugh:
 
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Maybe its just me but I prefer when the card is green, like the reference card. Like much more badass.
 
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Never heard of "mini HDMI"
 
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Standard prices look like US $499, so it should be around that mark.
More expensive. Retailrs are going to try and rip people off before they come down to $499 just like ATI with no competition for 6months +. :shadedshu
 
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Military grade components? LMAO. It needs top of the line components because the thing heats up like a toaster oven! LOL I love the marketing spin on this one.
 
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Up till now. Just my opinion, off course ;)

For Best Box Design:
MSI 480GTX

For Best Video Card Design:
Leadtek 470GTX
 
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Military grade components? LMAO. It needs top of the line components because the thing heats up like a toaster oven! LOL I love the marketing spin on this one.
:roll: They will do anything to hide the flaws.
 
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my sony handycam has one.... i have a regular to mini HDMI cable to run it to the tv
its pretty much what iut says on the tin... HDMI but mini size... good i guess for putting on the backplate of a gfx card as it dosent take up much space... heres a pic of the connector: