NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 1GB GDDR5 PCIe

  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 1GB GDDR5 PCIe
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Based on 9 scores, 29 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    6
  • Good:
    3
  • Average:
    0
  • Bad:
    0

Pros:

  • High performance for its price range.
  • High performance with enabled tessellation.
  • Significantly faster than Radeon HD 5830.

Cons:

  • No serious drawbacks.
  • GPU changes alter relationship between textures and shading.

Expert reviews and ratings

By OverClock Intelligence Agency on -

When I stepped up from nVidia's 8-series graphics to a GTX 260 back in July of 2008, the retail price as I recall was almost $400. Although I later regretted jumping on that right at launch, as prices fell 25% within the first 30 days, I was...

By DigitalVersus on 80

No doubt about it, this is an excellent DirectX 11, mid-range graphics card. Assuredly a very good buy for those who want to do their gaming without overspending. What's more, the various NVIDIA technologies make it an interesting technical...

By Legit Reviews on -

We got word late yesterday by a friend at NVIDIA that Best Buy had slipped up and released NVIDIA branded graphics cards on Sunday night. This was a week before they were supposed to hit store shelves as NVIDIA hasn't even released the PR stating...

By TechRadar on 100

The fear that used to be attached to running an SLI setup has largely vanished by the wayside over the last year or so. Thanks to maturing driver sets and great mid-range cards, there really has never been a better time to drop in that second card....

By The Tech Report on -

Putting together these value comparisons is harder than it looks. Oh, sure, looking at our overall value graphs and making broad generalizations is a lot of fun, but it can be quite misleading. You've gotta keep the hidden variables in mind. If this...

By X-bit Labs on -

What can we say about the new graphics processor from Nvidia after checking it out in our tests? First off, we can repeat our thought that this GPU is what the GF100 should have been. A relatively inexpensive but comparable to the ATI RV870 Cypress in...

By techPowerUp! on -

Today NVIDIA introduces the latest member of their DirectX 11 lineup. Their new GeForce GTX 460 is based on the all new NVIDIA GeForce GF104 GPU which is based on the Fermi architecture introduced earlier this year. The GTX 460 is positioned at the...

By PC Mag on 90

It took Nvidia a while to take the lead with video cards using its new Fermi architecture, but now the company has—in a big way. This card offers competitive performance and pricing to AMD's ATI Radeon HD 5830....

By IT-Review on -

Another important day seems to be rising on VGA market horizon - GTX460 launch day. We gotta say that this overall crysis thing that's been happening all over the world has left us wondering what's gonna happen with IT. But, strangely enough -...

By Bjorn3D on 85

If your a hardcore enthusiast and have been for awhile you'll remember the 8800GT; which was affordable and offered a great price performance ratio and overclocked like mad. That's what the GTX-460 lineup reminds us of. It's not quite...

By Tom's Hardware on -

Oh, what a difference one billion transistors makes. The GF104 graphics processor is the derivative component we’ve been hoping for since Nvidia first launched its GeForce GTX 480 and 470 graphics cards earlier this year. If you read my GeForce...

By HardwareZone.com on 90

Looking ahead, we've heard rumors of a possible GeForce GTX 485 sporting the full 512 CUDA cores that Fermi promises, but when quizzed about the likelihood of such a SKU, NVIDIA said they couldn't comment. There's also talk of an even...

By HardOCP on -

The GeForce GTX 460 is impressive from every angle. In addition to the accolades we heaped upon it in our first evaluation, we can now say that SLI performance is fantastic as well. Two GeForce GTX 460 1GB video cards with SLI enabled are...

By Tom's Hardware UK on -

Nevertheless, it’s hard to make a list of things not to like about the GeForce GTX 460. Nvidia has addressed most, if not all, of what concerned us when the GeForce GTX 480 and 470 launched using GF104. The GeForce GTX 460 1 GB centering on that chip...

By PCPer on -

NVIDIA's new GF104 GPU might just be the savior the company was looking for as it is delivering in all the areas that are required for a successful mainstream graphics product. The GeForce GTX 460 is faster than the Radeon HD 5830, costs about the...

By ExtremeTech on 90

The GTX 460 is a big step in the right direction for Nvidia, and is well positioned to help shore up the company's deficit in the market of midrange shoppers. Nvidia will need to come up with solutions...

By PC Pro on 83

A fast, affordable card that finally mends most of the issues that have plagued Fermi to date...

By Legit Reviews on -

you are looking to spend $199-$229 for a video card the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 looks like it is the clear winner no matter how you look at it. It comes out ahead in the performance tests, has low temperatures and is energy efficient compared to other...

By Hardware Canucks on -

Considering both cards’ performance at the resolutions and settings a sub-$250 card should excel at, it should come as no surprise that we’re awarding both the 1GB and 768MB versions of the GTX 460 our Dam Good and Dam Good Value...

By Benchmark Reviews on 91

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 ensure that all...