GeForce GTX 480 Core 512 

Released August, 2010
  • 801 MHz
  • 1.5 GB GDDR5

Features Key features of the GeForce GTX 480 Core 512

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

GeForce GTX 480 Core 512
182.4 GB/s
Radeon HD 5770
76.8 GB/s
Radeon R9 280X
288 GB/s

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

GeForce GTX 480 Core 512
25.6 GPixel/s
Radeon HD 5770
13.6 GPixel/s
Radeon R9 280X
32 GPixel/s

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

GeForce GTX 480 Core 512
51.3 GTexel/s
Radeon R9 280X
128 GTexel/s
Radeon HD 5770
34 GTexel/s

floating point performance How fast the gpu can crunch numbers

GeForce GTX 480 Core 512
1,639 GFLOPS
Radeon R9 280X
4,096 GFLOPS
Radeon HD 5770
1,360 GFLOPS

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

GeForce GTX 480 Core 512

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

GeForce GTX 480 Core 512

Specifications Full list of technical specs


GPU brand Nvidia
GPU name GF100
Market Desktop
Clock speed 801 MHz
Is dual GPU No
Reference card Nvidia GeForce GTX 480 Core 512 801 MHz 1.5 GB

raw performance

Shading units 512
Texture mapping units 64
Render output processors 48
Pixel rate 25.6 GPixel/s
Texture rate 51.3 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance 1,639 GFLOPS


Memory clock speed 950 MHz
Effective memory clock speed 3,800 MHz
Memory bus 384 bit
Memory 1,536 MB
Memory type GDDR5
Memory bandwidth 182.4 GB/s

noise and power

TDP 375W
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