Zotac GeForce GTX 480 1.5GB GDDR5 PCIe

  • Zotac GeForce GTX 480 1.5GB GDDR5 PCIe
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Based on 12 scores, 18 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    5
  • Good:
    2
  • Average:
    4
  • Bad:
    1

Pros:

  • Great Performance, Runs Quietly, DirectX 11 Support, 320bit Memory Interface
  • Fastest singleunit DX11 graphics accelerator available, Excellent pricetoperformance cost ratio, GF100 Introduces Error Correcting Code (ECC), Outstanding performance for ultra highend games, Fan exhausts all heated air outside of case, Includes nati
  • Good performance, heat pipe cooler dumps hot air outside the case, Nvidia 3D Vision support

Cons:

  • Temperatures can go High, High Power Requirement, No Display Port
  • Consumes 48W at idle and 355W under full load, Very expensive premiumlevel product, Lacks free DX11 PC video game bundle

Expert reviews and ratings

By ITP.net on 100

Although late to the graphics party nVidia’s GeForce GTX 480 makes up for lost time by kicking out impressive performance figures. There’s no faster single GPU available today....

By IT Reviews on

Zotac's GTX 480 is the fastest single-GPU video card ever tested by IT Reviews, but Radeon 5870 owners can rest easy in the knowledge that their purchase is not far behind. Zotac - GeForce GTX 480 Graphics Card price Buy Zotac GeForce GTX 480...

By PCWorld India on 88

The ZOTAC Geforce GTX 480 is priced at Rs. 28,700 and it is clearly the fastest single GPU consumer card available in the market now. It has some heat issues and draws a lot of power but I have no hesitation in calling it a very good...

By Good Gear Guide on 80

While NVIDIA's new lower-end cards started coming out many months ago, products based around its next-generation GF100 architecture have been far longer in the making. Indeed, even now NVIDIA has held back the fully fledged GF100 – the Zotac...

By PC Advisor on 80

So the GTX 480 is clearly the best single-chip solution around (although still not fast enough to beat the dual-chip 5970). But is that enough? The problem is that it’s very very expensive, costing an extra £110 over the 5870. The performance...

By Guru of 3D on

Final Words & Conclusion The Zotac GeForce GTX 480 comes as a bit of a surprise in the sense that the new BIOS works out better Bit it remains to be a rather noisy card when in use, the new BIOS that NVIDIA handed out seems to have shaved off another...

By Benchmark Reviews on 90

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...

By Trusted Reviews on 60

The Zotac GeForce GTX 480 is based on Nvidia's latest uber-graphics card design, the GTX 480. This card uses the Nvidia GF100 chip, which is the single fastest graphics chip on the planet and packs in all the latest features. With cards based...

By TechTree on 70

Gone are the days when high-end cards used to cost forty-fifty thousand. Today you can find flagship graphics cards for around the 30K mark. Not to say that it is cheap now, but it's good to see the price coming down. Similarly, the GTX480 being...

By FutureLooks on 85

There’s no question that the NVidia Geforce GTX 480 is the king of Tessellation. It provides the highest DX11 frame rates of any single GPU video card currently on the market. It’s also offers up 3D Vision Technology if you ever want to get...

By Overclock3D on 70

If ever a product, and indeed a review, had a split-personality then this is it.Our experience with it has changed so vastly, covering the full range of emotions, that it took us some time and many discussions to finally agree what we thought.So what...

International Review By Hardware.no on

Først av alt, grafisk sett er det utrolig moro å sette opp to Geforce GTX 480 i SLI. Kraften er uten tvil tydelig, og kortene skalerer temmelig godt. Én ting er at kortene byr på mye kraft, men dette er mest markant ved at de tilbyr...

International Review By PCWorld Italia on

Ci è voluto anche più del previsto, ma finalmente Nvidia presenta due nuove schede grafiche compatibili con le DirectX 11. Stiamo parlando dei modelli GeForce GTX 470 e GeForce GTX 480, entrambe basate sulla GPU GF100 anche conosciuta come “Fermi”. Le...

International Review By AwardFabrik on 70

Wie es nicht anders zu erwarten war, hat sich NVidia mit der Geforce GTX480 die Leistungskrone für SingleGPU Grafikkarten zurückgeholt.Die GTX480 wird selten von der ATI Radeon HD5870 überholt, kann sich aber meist deutlich von dieser...

International Review By Hardware-Test on 70

Så skal vi til at konkludere, personligt mener jeg, at Nvidia har problemer fordi næsten lige meget hvordan man vender og drejer billedet, så er det AMD/ATI der har vundet. Hvis vi kigger på prisen, så må vi jo konstatere,...

International Review By FrazPC.pl on

Kluczowy dla końcowej oceny najnowszej karty NVIDII jest powyższy wykres. GeForce GTX 480 to bez wątpienia karta szybka, w specyficznych warunkach bardzo szybka nawet (duża ilość teselacji w grach wykorzystujących...

International Review By ChannelPartner.de on

Unterm Strich ist Zotacs Geforce GTX 480 eine extrem schnelle Grafikkarte mit interessanten Zusatz-Features wie PhysX und CUDA. Allerdings ist die Leistung derart hoch, das nur Spieler mit einem 30-Zoll-Monitor einen Kauf in Erwägung ziehen...

International Review By Sabios del PC on 90

Una vez probada ya podemos hablar sobre esta GTX480 con razón. Esta tarjeta sorprende y decepciona a la vez... me explico: con tanta espera por parte de nVidia te esperas un bombazo que supere al buque insignia de ATi (HD5970), cosa que todos...