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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460

GF104
Graphics Processor
336
Cores
56
TMUs
32
ROPs
1024 MB
Memory Size
GDDR5
Memory Type
256 bit
Bus Width
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The GeForce GTX 460 was a performance graphics card by NVIDIA, launched in July 2010. Built on the 40 nm process, and based on the GF104 graphics processor, in its GF104-325-A1 variant, the card supports DirectX 12.0. The GF104 graphics processor is a large chip with a die area of 332 mm² and 1,950 million transistors. It features 336 shading units, 56 texture mapping units and 32 ROPs. NVIDIA has placed 1,024 MB GDDR5 memory on the card, which are connected using a 256-bit memory interface. The GPU is operating at a frequency of 675 MHz, memory is running at 900 MHz.
Being a dual-slot card, the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 draws power from 2x 6-pin power connectors, with power draw rated at 160 W maximum. Display outputs include: 2x DVI, 1x mini-HDMI. GeForce GTX 460 is connected to the rest of the system using a PCI-Express 2.0 x16 interface. The card measures 210 mm in length, and features a dual-slot cooling solution. Its price at launch was 229 US Dollars.

Graphics Processor

GPU Name
GF104
GPU Variant
GF104-325-A1
Architecture
Fermi
Process Size
40 nm
Transistors
1,950 million
Die Size
332 mm²

Graphics Card

Release Date
Jul 12th, 2010
Generation
GeForce 400
Production
End-of-life
Launch Price
229 USD
Bus Interface
PCIe 2.0 x16

Relative Performance

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GeForce GTX 460
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674%
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Based on TPU review data: "Performance Summary" at 1920x1080

Clock Speeds

GPU Clock
675 MHz
Shader Clock
1350 MHz
Memory Clock
900 MHz
3600 MHz effective

Memory

Memory Size
1024 MB
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bus
256 bit
Bandwidth
115.2 GB/s

Render Config

Shading Units
336
TMUs
56
ROPs
32
SM Count
7

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Rate
9.450 GPixel/s
Texture Rate
37.80 GTexel/s
FP32 (float) performance
907.2 GFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance
75.60 GFLOPS (1:12)

Board Design

Slot Width
Dual-slot
Length
8.25 inches
210 mm
TDP
160 W
Outputs
2x DVI
1x mini-HDMI
Power Connectors
2x 6-pin

Graphics Features

DirectX
12.0 (11_0)
OpenGL
4.6
OpenCL
1.1
Vulkan
N/A
CUDA
2.1
Shader Model
5.1

Card Notes

SFUs: 28

GF104 GPU Notes

PureVideo HD: VP4
VDPAU: Feature Set C

Retail boards based on this design (23)

Name GPU Clock Memory Clock Other Changes
ASUS GTX 460 DirectCU TOP 700 MHz 920 MHz 768 MB, 9.5 inches/241 mm
ASUS GTX 460 DirectCU TOP 1 GB 775 MHz 1000 MHz 9.8 inches/249 mm, 2x DVI 1x HDMI
EVGA GTX 460 FPB 823 MHz 1002 MHz
EVGA GTX 460 FTW 850 MHz 1000 MHz
EVGA GTX 460 SSC 850 MHz 975 MHz
Gainward GTX 460 GS 700 MHz 900 MHz 2x DVI 1x HDMI 1x VGA
Gainward GTX 460 GS 700 MHz 900 MHz 1x DVI 1x HDMI 1x VGA
Gainward GTX 460 GS 2 GB 700 MHz 900 MHz 2048 MB, 2x DVI 1x HDMI 1x VGA
Gainward GTX 460 GS GLH 800 MHz 1000 MHz 2x DVI 1x HDMI 1x VGA
Galaxy GTX 460 WHDI Edition 675 MHz 900 MHz 11 inches/279 mm, 1x DVI 1x HDMI
GIGABYTE GTX 460 OC Rev. 1.0 715 MHz 900 MHz 10.04 inches/255 mm
GIGABYTE GTX 460 OC Rev. 2.0 715 MHz 900 MHz 10.5 inches/267 mm
GIGABYTE GTX 460 SOC 815 MHz 1000 MHz 10.04 inches/255 mm
KFA² GTX 460 Razor 675 MHz 900 MHz Single-slot, 1x DVI 1x DisplayPort
KFA² GTX 460 WHDI Edition 675 MHz 900 MHz 11 inches/279 mm, 1x DVI 1x HDMI
MSI GTX 460 Cyclone OC 726 MHz 900 MHz 7.9 inches/201 mm
MSI GTX 460 Hawk 811 MHz 975 MHz 9.37 inches/238 mm
MSI GTX 460 Hawk Talon 811 MHz 975 MHz 9.37 inches/238 mm
Palit GTX 460 Sonic 700 MHz 900 MHz 7.4 inches/188 mm, 1x DVI 1x HDMI 1x VGA
ZOTAC GTX 460 3DP 710 MHz 900 MHz 1x DVI 3x DisplayPort
ZOTAC GTX 460 AMP! Edition 810 MHz 1000 MHz 2x DVI 1x HDMI 1x DisplayPort
ZOTAC GTX 460 AMP! Extreme Edition 850 MHz 1000 MHz 2x DVI 1x HDMI 1x DisplayPort
ZOTAC GTX 460 OC 720 MHz 900 MHz 2x DVI 1x HDMI 1x DisplayPort