GeForce GTX 480
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Release Period- Mar-2010
GeForce GTX 480 Review

GeForce GTX 480 is a high-end GFX based on the 40nm Fermi architecture.
It's based on the Fermi GF100 Core and offers 480 Shader Processing Units, 60 TMUs and 48 ROPs. The central unit runs at 700MHz and the memory clock operates at 924MHz.
Its gaming performance is still outstanding. GeForce GTX 480 was the fastest single GPU available until the high-end GPUs of the 500 Series were released.
Most modern demanding games will run at the highest settings using a 1080p resolution. However, some will require reduced settings to be played optimally.


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GeForce GTX 480 Performance Specification
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Architecture
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Memory Speed
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Memory Type
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L2 Cache
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TMUs
Texture Rate
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700 MHz
Fermi GF100-375-A3
1536 MB
924 MHz
384 Bit
GDDR5
177.4GB/sec
768KB
40nm
60
42 GTexel/s
48
34 GPixel/s
480
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DX 11
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2560x1600
250 Watts
600 Watt & 42 Amps
1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin

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alexandre33
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21:06 Dec-16-2014
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would an i5 2320 bottleneck this card?

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22:33 Dec-23-2014
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No, my cpu isn't so your CPU is great

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12:51 Dec-24-2014
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thanks dude

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17:43 Oct-20-2014
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will this bottleneck my card

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23:22 Dec-04-2014
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If you're asking if it'll bottleneck your CPU, yes.

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17:02 May-04-2013
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i have A geforce GT430 and i want to buy the GTX480 what is the price of this graphic card??

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18:51 May-04-2013
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around 400 $ in my country, but your cpu is going to bottlenecked this GPU. Beside, it's better to upgrade to the GTX 6xx or HD 7xxx series rather than this one. This one is 2 Gen's old and it consume much power.

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09:38 Jan-15-2014
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First of all upgrade your CPU then talk about GPU :)

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12:57 May-09-2013
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whooo 400$ i thinked that the gtx 480 price is 200$ 0_0
Thanks for help :)

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13:01 May-09-2013
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yeah, old high end card still costs like hell in my country :P you're welcome !

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14:27 May-25-2013
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if i have a Core i3-2100 3.1GHz
is the gtx 480 will bottlenecked this cpu??
sorry for my bad english

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14:40 May-25-2013
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yep an i3 would bottleneck a gtx480. Not too much though =)

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14:07 Sep-16-2013
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GTX 480 is a Silent Monster dude. . If u have an Intel Core i3 2100. .go with GTX 650 or GTX 650Ti ,HD 7750,HD 7770 or and HD 7850 could still be ok. .

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23:58 Jun-23-2013
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if the 480 is 400$
and the 670 is 350$
and the 670 is 40% better
and the 670 uses way less power, way less overheat , why would you get the 480 ?
also the 650 ti boost is in the same level of performance , and its 170$ , uses way less power and less heat , man …

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19:56 Apr-07-2013
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%0 better :DD Look on the bright side, right ? :D

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21:23 Apr-20-2013
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should be 2% worse

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17:22 Apr-06-2013
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sucks a lot of power . so hd 7850 is better
the difference is little bit

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07:40 Apr-22-2013
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The HD7850 is better in terms of power consumption, heat, and overclockability. When it is overclocked 10-20%, it will beat the 480 in benchmarks.

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14:10 Feb-23-2013
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2% faster than my craphics card???????

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14:28 Feb-23-2013
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yeah, it was the flagship model of the 400 series.

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16:48 Feb-23-2013
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Yeap. Really good GPU.

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18:40 Apr-01-2013
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lol crapics card

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19:21 Jul-17-2013
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Lol it says mine is 29 % worse then the 660ti but 4% better than the 480

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06:07 Feb-03-2013
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can i run this on my CPU ?
P.S sorry for my English iam not native speaker

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10:06 Feb-03-2013
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Your CPU is not a problem, bro. But you should upgrade your RAM and check if your PSU can afford this power hungry little beast :)

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10:16 Feb-03-2013
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i have untkey 600w psu can i run this beast ? thanks you

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10:20 Feb-03-2013
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That depends from amperage on 12V rail, 45A is the least possible. Plus, is best your PSU is 80+ certified :)

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12:40 Apr-06-2013
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also your English is fine

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16:22 Oct-25-2012
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I bought the cooler: Artic Cooling Accelero Xtreme Plus II, and my gtx 480 runs better than the gtx 570 in all benchmarks i have checked. I run in stock clocks and my max temp is 59C after 6 hours of Battlefield 3 with all maxed out 1080P! I love this card :D

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11:08 Oct-22-2012
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How in GOD'S name this GPU can be ranked 7? Is GD gone crazy?

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11:36 Jan-11-2013
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Its 10 btw :)

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21:12 Dec-16-2014
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8 stars now :)
also this card is beast

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02:26 Oct-14-2012
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Ahh, yes, Nvidia's micro-BBQ-oven for those campers.
480 was the one of the best GFX but its temp & heat @ full load kinda damaged it's rep

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