MSI GeForce GTX 460 Hawk 1GB GDDR5 PCIe

  • MSI GeForce GTX 460 Hawk 1GB GDDR5 PCIe
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Based on 11 scores, 28 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    6
  • Good:
    5
  • Average:
    0
  • Bad:
    0

Pros:

  • Triple Over Voltage feature offers a good solution for overclockers.
  • Incredibly effective cooling system.
  • Improved power supply design.

Cons:

  • No DisplayPort.
  • Imagine what this card could do with binned GPUs.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Hardware Canucks on

Some of you may remember that a few years ago MSI was in a bit of a funk. Their products didn’t really stand out as unique when compared to their competition, the prices weren’t particularly attractive and availability was slim at best. In the...

By ITP.net on 100

A tweak-friendly GeForce GTX 460 graphics card that’s loaded with overclocking features....

By Atomic MPC on 91

A real alternative to a...

By Bit-tech.net on 80

The £100-£200 graphics market is the most completive it’s ever been right now, and factory overclocked cards such as the Hawk are looking more and more attractive. As we’ve seen, with so many cards squeezed so closely together, a...

By Tom's Hardware UK on

Thanks to its high overclocking potential the MSI GTX 460 Hawk is actually a competitive alternative to the GTX 470. AMD releasing the new Radeon 6870 has shaken things up a bit, however. We test whether the Hawk can stand its ground. MSI is trying...

By Overclockers Club on

Like I said earlier, MSI has given this the works when it comes to hardware selection and implementation. The Military Class components, 7+1 Phase PWM design and Active phase switching offer increased power handling capabilities that allow for higher...

By PCMag Mideast on 80

MSI enters this Group Test with their version of the GTX 460 with the N460GTX Hawk. MSI has loaded the N460GTX Hawk with a bunch of features that makes it unique. One of which is the Triple Over Voltage, which is the first graphics card to support...

By PCPer on

The MSI GeForce GTX 460 HAWK is one of the best GF104 cards we have seen and thanks to a complement of overclocking hardware and software features, a high quality board design, custom cooler and overclocked frequencies this is one graphics card that...

By Pureoverclock on

MSI is a board partner that's known for pushing the boundaries on Nvidia's reference graphics cards, whether it's a custom heatsink, improved quality components, or a factory overclock. And true to form, the GTX 460 HAWK does most of those,...

By PC Advisor on 80

If you have a monitor with Full-HD or lower resolution, the battle between the Radeon 5850 and the MSI GeForce N460GTX Hawk is close, with current pricing of the two only making it more so. The decisive factor will simply be the prevailing price at...

By PCWorld India on 81

The GeForce GTX 460 in its overclocked form, certainly gives the Radeon 5850 a run for its money. With an improved cooler and updated drivers, does this mid-range graphics card have enough muscle to depose the higher-end Radeon?...

By Benchmark Reviews on 91

this is really a 5850-class card from a technology standpoint, and it performed like one. Overclocked far beyond its standard operating point, to 950 MHz on the core, it sweeps the field in its market segment and takes a surprise swing at the next...

By HardOCP on

Since it launched, we have seen some truly impressive performance come out NVIDIA’s little GeForce GTX 460, and the MSI N460GTX Hawk Edition looks set to carry on that trend. MSI built this video card with an award-winning GPU, a proven cooling...

By HardwareZone.com on 90

Performance-wise, the MSI N460GTX Hawk was equally capable, but was unable to keep up with the Gainward and Palit cards because of its lower clock speeds. However, it makes up with its outstanding overclocking performance, achieving an...

By Motherboards.org on

NVIDIA launched their GeForce Fermi architecture late last year with lots of fanfare as they called it Graphics Compute architecture. Unfortunately for them ATI got to the market first with their Redwood series of chips including the Cypress, the...

By Guru of 3D on

The MSI GeForce GTX 460 HAWK edition with 1024MB did not disappoint. It is an eye-catching card to look at, the design is good throughout all places. Along with the card comes the extras like pre-overclock, custom PCB, phase-LEDs, voltage monitoring...

By Tbreak.com on 90

Exceptional performance and overclocking potential at a very reasonable price makes the N460GTX Hawk a true winner! As a regular exercise, many manufacturers release special editions of components alongside their normal hardware versions on the...

By techPowerUp! on 94

MSI's GeForce GTX 460 HAWK is rock solid version of a factory overclocked GTX 460 card. Thanks to MSI's clock speeds of 781 MHz GPU and 900 Memory memory, the card delivers about 10% more performance than a reference design GTX 460 with 1 GB of...

International Review By PC-Welt.de on

Die MSI N460GTX Hawk Talon Attack soll vor allem Käufer ansprechen, die mit Hilfe des beiliegenden Übertaktungsprogramms "Afterburner" die maximale Leistung aus der Grafikkarte kitzeln wollen. Dabei lässt sich über drei Messpunkte...

International Review By Hardware France on

Si les amateurs d’overclocking avancé seront ravis de disposer d’un système de refroidissement qui semble avoir de la réserve, d'un étage d'alimentation plus costaud et de la possibilité de contrôler les différentes tensions, les autres pourront...