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NVIDIA Announces GeForce GTX 460, Monster Performance to the $199 Sweet Spot

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NVIDIA today announced the latest addition to its Fermi-class of graphics processing units (GPUs), the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 -- which delivers a great DX11 gaming experience and is priced right at the market's $199 sweet spot.

Built from the ground up for DirectX 11 tessellation, GeForce GTX 460 GPUs deliver monster tessellation performance with up to 4x tessellation performance over competing GPUs. The GTX 460 brings the ultimate next-generation DX11 gaming experience to a new price segment, enabling more gamers than ever to experience incredibly detailed characters, terrain and game environments with blazing fast performance and awesome visuals.

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Built from the ground up for DirectX 11 tessellation, GeForce GTX 460 GPUs deliver monster tessellation performance with up to 4x tessellation performance over competing GPUs.
i'd like to see what GPU they're competing against here - from what i've seen, these cards are pretty much a perfect match for the 5830
 

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its kinda funny cause only 2 devs in their little pr stunt actually make pc games, what a load of bs this press release is
 

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its kinda funny cause only 2 devs in their little pr stunt actually make pc games, what a load of bs this press release is
Yeah, I ain't buying before it's Elvis or Freddie Mercury saying GeForce rocks.
 
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Based on it's price point thought and W1zz's review, this card will make ATI stop grinning. At UK£150 it's £100 cheaper than a HD5850. I'm pleasantly surprised. ATI will have to drop their prices now - no doubt. Otherwise NV just stole the game back.
 

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Based on it's price point thought and W1zz's review, this card will make ATI stop grinning. At UK£150 it's £100 cheaper than a HD5850. I'm pleasantly surprised. ATI will have to drop their prices now - no doubt. Otherwise NV just stole the game back.
assuming there is enough stock, yes. the 460 just got nvidia back in the game.
 
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While I'm still mad at Nvidia for their corporate BS approach, this thing had a good performance/price ratio.
I hope it will peel ATI's pricing from the ceiling.
 
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Is this card better than 5830?
 
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I believe it is slightly faster then the 5830. The 1GB version was I know. I have not read the review for the 768MB version yet.
seems to be in the 5-10% range (for both variants). As far as end users (and not benchers) are concerned, its basically identical.
 
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GTX 460 better than GTX 465???!!!
Wow, nvidia finally made it through this time for real!
I just hope that ati 5830 and 5850 prices drop dramatically ;)
 
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460 1GB card sure looks good in SLI
 

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i'd like to see what GPU they're competing against here - from what i've seen, these cards are pretty much a perfect match for the 5830
While the 4x thing is totally exagerated, it does perform right with the HD5870 in Unigine, and right with the HD5850 in Metro2033. Those are really the only things we have with heavy amount of tessellation to give us an idea what future DX11 titles will do.

I'm sure the 4x number came from some in house benchmark they wrote themselves that is so extreme in tessellation only with no other rendering going on so the HD5830 got 0.1FPS and the GTX460 got 0.4FPS, but only for 1ms...:laugh:
 

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It took a pretty long while before nvidia had an answer against ati's 5xxx products.
 

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i'd like to see what GPU they're competing against here - from what i've seen, these cards are pretty much a perfect match for the 5830
It's 5830 (* end of page) http://www.nvidia.co.uk/object/product-geforce-gtx-460-uk.html

I'm sure the 4x number came from some in house benchmark they wrote themselves that is so extreme in tessellation only with no other rendering going on so the HD5830 got 0.1FPS and the GTX460 got 0.4FPS, but only for 1ms...:laugh:
Nope, Microsoft DirectX 11 SDK subd11 tessellation test with maximum tessellation level set
 
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If it would match a 5850 Id bite at that price otherwise Ill wait to see if the ati cards drop in price. I see no since in upgrading right now if it matches a 5830
 
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GTX465 is 1 ½ months old and is already obsolete.
 
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Why is this better than the GTX 465?
It logically doesn't make sense to me
 

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Why is this better than the GTX 465?
It logically doesn't make sense to me
I think the higher memory bandwidth on the GTX460 is what is allowing it to keep up with the GTX465.
 

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I think the higher memory bandwidth on the GTX460 is what is allowing it to keep up with the GTX465.
Well now there's absolutely NO incentive to sell the GTX 465 now is there

They should drop prices on them or something :D
 

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If it would match a 5850 Id bite at that price otherwise Ill wait to see if the ati cards drop in price. I see no since in upgrading right now if it matches a 5830
Id does if you overclock it to 800MHz or buy one of those max factory overclocked ones :)
 
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Id does if you overclock it to 800MHz or buy one of those max factory overclocked ones :)
But then the 5850 can be overclocked as well :D:D
I hate to admit it but the GTX 460 is a good card
 

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But then the 5850 can be overclocked as well :D:D
True, but it's not fair to overclock the much more expensive card and compare then :)