Palit GeForce GTX 460 Sonic Platinum 1GB GDDR5 PCIe
The Palit GeForce GTX 460 Sonic Platinum measures just 19cm long, the GeForce GTX 460 boasts 336 CUDA cores, The GTX 460 clock speed for fixed function units is 675MHz, while the CUDA cores operate at a more aggressive 1350MHz. It also features a single SLI bridge connector allowing it to be paired with another graphics card.
High performance for its price range.
When overclocked using voltmodding can outperform Radeon HD 5870.
Wide range of supported FSAA modes.
Improved CSAA/TMAA quality.
Minimal effect of FSAA on performance.
CUDA and PhysX support.
Fully fledged hardware HD.
Great performance increase from stock GTX 460.
Native fullsize HDMI output.
1 GB of memory.
Doesn’t support more than two monitors.
TMU is lacking in some cases.
Worse HD video playback quality compared with the competitors.
No VRM cooling.
Leading to high VRM and PCB temps
Not as quiet as other GTX 460 cards.
Maximum manual overclock similar to reference GTX 460 cards.
1 GB VRAM does not make a substantial difference over 768 MB.
Fan blades break off easily.
DirectX 11 relevance very limited at this time.
RAM chips aren't cooled.
By TechSpot on July 12, 2010
A Winning GeForce Nvidia has done an excellent job with the GeForce GTX 460 and it’s the first graphics card from the green camp that we have genuinely been excited about from the get go in quite some time. The GTX 460 768MB version is expected to...-
By X-bit Labs on September 21, 2010
The Palit GeForce GTX 460 Sonic Platinum graphics card we have discussed in this review is the same as the Gainward GeForce GTX 460 GS GLH except for the shape of the cooler’s casing, the color of the fan, and the missing heatsink on the power...-
By VR-Zone on September 13, 2010
Back in July 2010, Palit Microsystems launched its GeForce GTX 460 lineup at Sim Lim Square, Singapore's most popular tech haunt. Three variants are available - a standard GeForce GTX 460 768MB one, a GeForce GTX 460 Sonic 1GB, and a GeForce GTX 460...88
By Bjorn3D on September 10, 2010
The Palit GTX 460 Sonic Platinum Overclocking Edition 1GB GDDR5 video card has to be the most cost efficient video card on the market at the moment. The factory overclock that comes with the GTX 460 Sonic Platinum not only provides phenomenal...90
By HardwareZone.com on September 07, 2010
Considering that both cards are identically specced, the Palit GeForce GTX 460 Sonic Platinum is the one we would go for because of its attractive price. At US$230, it is only a tad more costly than reference versions and is markedly more affordable...90
By iXBT Labs on September 07, 2010
Palit GeForce GTX 460 Sonic Platinum 1024MB GDDR5 is identical to the Gainward's solution, but offers better cooling (<74 °C). This is the absolute...-
By Pureoverclock on September 03, 2010
Palit is a board partner that's known for pushing the boundaries on Nvidia's reference graphics cards, whether it's a custom heatsink, improved power distribution, more compact form, or factory overclock. And true to form, the GTX 460 Sonic...-
By Tom's Hardware on August 30, 2010
Because every card in today’s comparison is a compromise of features, performance, warranty, and price, individual buyers must carefully consider their specific needs before choosing a...-
By PCPer on August 26, 2010
Palit has done a great job combining the popular and flexible GeForce GTX 460 GPU with a custom design and highly overclocked settings to create a mid-range graphics cards that offers next-level performance for a price that is much more manageable...-
By techPowerUp! on August 11, 2010
If you are the kind of user who simply wants to install a graphics card, install the drivers and start gaming without doing any further tweaking, then the Palit GeForce GTX 460 Sonic Platinum is definitely an excellent choice. Its massive out of the...93