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Gigabyte GV-N480SO-15I

Gigabyte GV-N480SO-15I

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Overall 9
Value for money 7
Performance 9
Construction 10
Functionality 9
Appearance 9

Gigabyte GeForce GTX 480 SOC GV-N480SO-15I

Benchmark Reviews
10 January 2011
  • Conclusion: From a performance standpoint, it seems odd to be criticizing an overclocked GTX 480, just because a couple of GTX 460 cards took their combined strength of 672 CUDA cores and leapt to the top of almost every benchmark. Multi-GPU set-ups are not the right answer for everyone, and as of today, only the new GTX 580 really improves on the performance of the Gigabyte GTX 480 SOC graphics card.
  • Pros: Ultra quiet cooling system with aggressive stock fan profile, Much lower temps than reference designs, Performance on most games is excellent, PhysX capability is great feature with minimal FPS impact, Unmatched power supply design - 12 phases for GPU, GPU Gauntlet sorting ensures weak GPUs are weeded out, Multi-select BIOS feature eliminates "Cold Bug", No price penalty for enhanced performance and features, Manufacturing quality is a step above the norm, Industry le...
  • Cons: The GTX 570 does it all for less, GTX 4xx price structure is not realistic at the moment, Hot air from GPU cooler stays inside case, Not the fastest GPU on the planet anymore
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