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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480 Core 512

GF100
Graphics Processor
512
Cores
64
TMUs
48
ROPs
1536 MB
Memory Size
GDDR5
Memory Type
384 bit
Bus Width
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480 Core 512 Photo NVIDIA GF100 Photo
The GeForce GTX 480 Core 512 was a graphics card by NVIDIA, launched in January 2011. Built on the 40 nm process, and based on the GF100 graphics processor, in its GF100-375-A3 variant, the card supports DirectX 12.0. The GF100 graphics processor is a large chip with a die area of 529 mm² and 3,100 million transistors. It features 512 shading units, 64 texture mapping units and 48 ROPs. NVIDIA has placed 1,536 MB GDDR5 memory on the card, which are connected using a 384-bit memory interface. The GPU is operating at a frequency of 801 MHz, memory is running at 950 MHz.
Being a dual-slot card, the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480 Core 512 draws power from 2x 8-pin power connectors, with power draw rated at 375 W maximum. Display outputs include: 2x DVI, 1x mini-HDMI. GeForce GTX 480 Core 512 is connected to the rest of the system using a PCI-Express 2.0 x16 interface. The card measures 292 mm in length, and features a dual-slot cooling solution.

Graphics Processor

GPU Name
GF100
GPU Variant
GF100-375-A3
Architecture
Fermi
Process Size
40 nm
Transistors
3,100 million
Die Size
529 mm²

Graphics Card

Release Date
Never Released
Generation
GeForce 400
Production
End-of-life
Bus Interface
PCIe 2.0 x16

Relative Performance

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GeForce GTX 480 Core 512
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Based on TPU review data: "Performance Summary" at 1920x1080
Performance estimated based on architecture, shader count and clocks.

Clock Speeds

GPU Clock
801 MHz
Shader Clock
1601 MHz
Memory Clock
950 MHz
3800 MHz effective

Memory

Memory Size
1536 MB
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bus
384 bit
Bandwidth
182.4 GB/s

Render Config

Shading Units
512
TMUs
64
ROPs
48
SM Count
16

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Rate
25.63 GPixel/s
Texture Rate
51.26 GTexel/s
FP32 (float) performance
1,639 GFLOPS

Board Design

Slot Width
Dual-slot
Length
11.5 inches
292 mm
TDP
375 W
Outputs
2x DVI
1x mini-HDMI
Power Connectors
2x 8-pin

Graphics Features

DirectX
12.0 (11_0)
OpenGL
4.6
OpenCL
1.1
Vulkan
N/A
CUDA
2.0
Shader Model
5.1

Card Notes

Never Released Test Prototype
PolyMorph Engines: 16
Raster Units: 4

GF100 GPU Notes

PureVideo HD: VP4
VDPAU: Feature Set C

Retail boards based on this design (1)

Name GPU Clock Memory Clock Other Changes
G-Empire GTX 480 Core 512 801 MHz 950 MHz