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MSI N460GTX Cyclone 1GD5/OC

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

MSI N460GTX Cyclone 1GD5/OC Video Card

Benchmark Reviews
3 September 2010
  • Conclusion: From a performance standpoint, it's impossible to argue with the numbers this card puts up, at its price point. As I hypothesized in my Final Thoughts, this is really a 5850-class card from a technology standpoint, and it performed like one. Overclocked up to what seems like its natural operating point, at 850 MHz on the core, it swept the field in its market segment. The cooling performance was first rate, including the noise required to achieve it, which was quite low.
  • Pros: Attractive and effective cooling system, World-class monitoring and control software, Excellent overclocking headroom, Outstanding price/performance ratio, 1000 MHz Samsung GDDR5 overclocks better than 1250 MHz parts, Very low idle clocks = low power consumption, Low fan noise, even with performance fan profile, Memory ICs are cooled by airflow from fan, PCB manufacturing quality looks good, Driver updates with improved performance were ready at launch
  • Cons: Military Class Components = Mostly Marketing Speak, All heat from the card is pushed into the case interior, Mini HDMI connector offers no benefit over standard size
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Overall 9

MSI N460GTX 1GD5 Cyclone 1GB Review

9 August 2010
  • Excerpt: 0 Flares 0 Flares × The nVidia GTX460 has been well received both by the enthusiast community and hard to please critics. It is the first card in the Fermi range that everyone seems to agree is a fantastic buy, even when against competition from ATI.
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Review: MSI N460GTX Cyclone 1GD5/OC im PCGHX-Test

25 August 2010
  • Excerpt: xTc veröffentlicht einen Test der Geforce GTX 460 in der 1-GiByte-Ausführung von MSI. Zahlreiche Benchmarks, Tabellen und Fotos ergänzen den Test.
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Expert Review

21 August 2010
  • Summary: Über Nvidias kleinste in Bunde der High-End Grafikarten, wurde schon vor deren Erscheinen viel berichtet. Kaum war die GTX460 offiziel vorgestellt, erfreute sie sich vom Start weg größter Beliebtheit. Lange musten die GTX460 Karten in den Regalen nicht auf ihre Käufer warten. Im Gegensatz zu der GTX465, die immer mehr zum Ladenhüter mutiert. Die GTX460 lässt den Bordherstellern auch sehr viel Spielraum was Innovation, Overclocking und Design angeht.
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