GeForce GTX 480
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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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700 MHz
Fermi GF100-375-A3
1536 MB
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BROS3F
17:43 Oct-20-2014
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will this bottleneck my card

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DARKSIDE743
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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vedajanitra
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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Ragnos1997
09:38 Jan-15-2014
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First of all upgrade your CPU then talk about GPU :)

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DARKSIDE743
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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vedajanitra
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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DARKSIDE743
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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emilsz
14:40 May-25-2013
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yep an i3 would bottleneck a gtx480. Not too much though =)

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wheelieboy
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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krikro123
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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numankaraaslan
19:56 Apr-07-2013
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%0 better :DD Look on the bright side, right ? :D

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38fanda
21:23 Apr-20-2013
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should be 2% worse

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saad123123123
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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neyony345
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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ADRYAN
14:10 Feb-23-2013
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2% faster than my craphics card???????

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deviljin369
14:28 Feb-23-2013
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yeah, it was the flagship model of the 400 series.

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Pip
16:48 Feb-23-2013

Yeap. Really good GPU.

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diogon
18:40 Apr-01-2013
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lol crapics card

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ioanirmanov
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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darkass
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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Karmander
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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darkass
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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Karmander
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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mydreamrigmaza90210
12:40 Apr-06-2013

also your English is fine

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AkstaxD
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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Malcolm90210
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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KeepHatingMe
11:36 Jan-11-2013
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Its 10 btw :)

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guccikim
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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Izzy87
22:46 Sep-29-2012
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How is it possible that this is a great card and can be found for around 190$ but has this ratings? this is a real bang for the buck and a real monster card yeah sure it may be from the 400 series but still a top of the line could someone explain me what's wrong with this card?
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