Asus GeForce GTX 480 Voltage Tweak Edition 1.5GB GDDR5 PCIe

  • Asus GeForce GTX 480 Voltage Tweak Edition 1.5GB GDDR5 PCIe
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Based on 6 scores, 10 reviews available
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    3
  • Good:
    2
  • Average:
    1
  • Bad:
    0

Pros:

  • Fastest singleunit DX11 graphics accelerator available, Outstanding performance for ultra highend games, GF100 Introduces Error Correcting Code (ECC), Reduced heat output and cooling fan noise, Fan exhausts all heated air outside of case, Includes na
  • Excellent performance, particularly with DX11 titles.

Cons:

  • Consumes 315W under full load, Very expensive premiumlevel product, Lacks free DX11 PC video game bundle
  • Very expensive; sucks vast amounts of power.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Benchmark Reviews on 90

IMPORTANT: Although the rating and final score mentioned in this conclusion are made to be as objective as possible, please be advised that every author perceives these factors differently at various points in time. While we each do our best to...

By X-bit Labs on -

I guess that rich people won’t really choose between a CrossFireX configuration built out of four Radeon HD 5870s or a 3-way GeForce GTX 480 SLI, but will buy both. Or they can assemble a 4-way SLI even. However, none of the configurations tested in...

By ITP.net on 100

Though not a performance monster the ENGTX480 is a worthwhile buy because of its sensible price tag....

By TechReaction.net on -

Overall, the ASUS ENGTX 480 did an amazing job! It took everything we threw at it, chewed it up and gave us an outstanding performance in the games that we tested it with. We are keen on minimum FPS, as we feel this is one of the most important parts...

By Maximum PC on 90

The fastest single GPU can be made even faster Just about everyone knows that Nvidia’s hot new Fermi graphics chip is literally hot. So, when Asus bundled its new ENGTX480 card with a custom voltage tweaker for overclocking, we wondered if it was...

By PCStats on 79

If NVIDIA had been first to launch a DirectX 11-class videocard and it was ATI's Radeon HD 5870 that had been delayed, it might have been easier to overlook the ugly aspects of the Geforce GTX 480. However, opposite is the reality we have before us....

By Guru of 3D on -

The GeForce GTX 480 is an interesting product, grand performance, DirectX 11 compatible, high image quality and a very rich feature set. The downsides however is its heat and noise levels. It's what is holding back a lot of consumers out there to...

By TechRadar on 70

For a company that prides itself on showing the opposition how to do it, the past six months or so have been tough for Nvidia. Rival AMD was first to market last September with graphics chips supporting DirectX 11, Microsoft's latest multimedia API....

By ITShootOut on 83

Asus is one of the first manufacturers to actually have GeForce GTX 480s available to buy (at least intermittently), so we were delighted when the firm's Voltage Tweak edition of the card arrived in the ITShootOut.com office. This happened to...

By Pureoverclock on -

For reference cards such as this ASUS GTX 480, there aren't many distinguishing factors in terms of hardware, except for one: this card comes with the voltage tweaking ability through Smart Doctor. That may or may not be of primary concern to you,...