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Nvidia GeForce GTX 480 MSI Lightning Edition

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How well can the GeForce GTX 480 MSI Lightning Edition run games
Nvidia GeForce GTX 480 MSI Lightning Edition
10 Aug 2021 - Graphics card reviewed

GeForce GTX 480 MSI Lightning Edition is capable of DirectX 11 gaming requirements.

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FPS System Benchmark
0 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 480 MSI Lightning Edition was released on 20 Sep 2010
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GPU
Architecture
Fermi GF100-375-A3
Process
40nm
TMUs
60
Texture Rate
45 GTexel/s
ROPs
48
Pixel Rate
36 GPixel/s
Shader Processing Units
(CUDA Cores)
Ray Tracing
Tensor Cores
Release Price
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 11
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.1
Resolution (WxH)
2560 x 1600
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
1536MB
Memory Speed
1000MHz
Memory Bus
384bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
192GB/sec
L2 Cache
768
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
750 MHz
Power
Max Power
250 Watts
PSU
600 Watt & 42 Amps
Power Connector
2x 8-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
1920 x 1080
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GeForce GTX 480 MSI Lightning Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
GeForce GTX 480 MSI Lightning Edition is a special edition of NVIDIA's High-End GeForce GTX 480, created by MSI.

Overclock Out of The Box
The Central Unit is now of 750MHz, instead of 701MHz while the Operating Memory Clock was increased to 1000MHz.

Cooling Solution
The Cooling System was replaced by MSI's Twin Frozr III Thermal Design which means the Graphics Card runs cooler under load.

Performance
Benchmarks indicate a 5% performance boost over the reference GeForce GTX 480.

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