GeForce GTX 460 X2 

Released March, 2011
  • 701 MHz
  • 2 GB GDDR5

AMD obviously voiced its support for DirectX and was happy to say that all Radeon GPUs powered by its latest Graphics Core Next (GCN) architecture will support DirectX 12.
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Features Key features of the GeForce GTX 460 X2

memory bandwidth Rate at which data can be read from or stored in onboard memory

GeForce GTX 460 X2
230.4 GB/s
GeForce GTX 465
102.7 GB/s
GeForce GTX 970
224.4 GB/s

pixel rate Number of pixels a graphics card can render to the screen every second

GeForce GTX 460 X2
19.62 GPixel/s
GeForce GTX 970
58.8 GPixel/s
GeForce GTX 465
13.38 GPixel/s

texture rate Speed at which a graphics card can perform texture mapping

GeForce GTX 460 X2
78.6 GTexel/s
GeForce GTX 465
26.75 GTexel/s
GeForce GTX 970
109.2 GTexel/s

floating point performance How fast the gpu can crunch numbers

GeForce GTX 460 X2
1,883 GFLOPS
GeForce GTX 970
3,494 GFLOPS
GeForce GTX 465
855.4 GFLOPS

shading units Subcomponents of the gpu, these run in parallel to enable fast pixel shading

GeForce GTX 460 X2

texture mapping units Built into each gpu, these resize and rotate bitmaps for texturing scenes

GeForce GTX 460 X2

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I recently did some benchmarking with triple 4K monitors running a native resolution of 11,520 x 2160, and I didn't expect the results that I did with the new Titan X. The new GDDR5X-based Titan X is around 50% faster than the GTX 1080, and faster again when we look at the last-gen Titan X. AMD's HBM1-powered Fury X is left in the new Titan X's dust, in a big way, mostly because it's limited by its 4GB framebuffer.
There were tactics used that HBM1 and the 4096-bit memory bus (compared to 512-bit on the Radeon R9 390X) were able to fetch what it needed faster and that there was delta color compression, it would beat everything else on the market - at least, that's what the world expected.
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From the top of the graphics card, we can see some SAPPHIRE branding and some nice silver and black accents.
The TDP of this card is sub-75 watts and thus we should find cards that don't require any kind of external power.
With that said, we may see custom cooled RX 470 graphics cards because while AMD does technically have a reference design with blower style cooler the company expects most if not all of its partners to go their own direction with this board including their own single and dual fan coolers.

Specifications Full list of technical specs


GPU brand Nvidia
GPU name GF104
Market Desktop
Clock speed 701 MHz
Is dual GPU Yes
Reference card None

raw performance

Shading units 672
Texture mapping units 112
Render output processors 64
Pixel rate 19.62 GPixel/s
Texture rate 78.6 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance 1,883 GFLOPS


Memory clock speed 900 MHz
Effective memory clock speed 3,600 MHz
Memory bus 512 bit
Memory 2,048 MB
Memory type GDDR5
Memory bandwidth 230.4 GB/s

noise and power

TDP 160W
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