NVIDIA announced the latest addition to its Fermi-class of graphics processing units (GPUs), the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 -- which delivers DX11 gaming experience and is priced at the market's $199 sweet spot.
Built from the ground up for DirectX 11 tessellation, GeForce GTX 460 GPUs deliver tessellation performance with up to 4x tessellation performance over competing GPUs says NVIDIA.
The GTX 460 brings next-generation DX11 gaming experience to a new price segment, enabling more gamers than ever to experience incredibly detailed characters, terrain and game environments with fast performance and awesome visuals.
With 336 NVIDIA CUDA cores and 56 texture units, the GeForce GTX 460 comes in two flavors:
- GTX 460 768MB, with a 192-bit memory interface at an estimated U.S. price of $199.
- GTX 460 1GB, with a 256-bit memory interface at an estimated US price of $229.
The GeForce GTX 460 768MB version is available starting today from add-in card partners, including ASL, ASUS, Colorful, ECS, EVGA, Gainward, Galaxy, Gigabyte, Innovision 3D, Jetway, KFA2, Leadtek, MSI, Palit, Point of View, PNY, Sparkle, Zotac and others.
Wider availability of the GeForce GTX 460 1GB is expected by July 26, 2010. Consumers are encouraged to check their favorite retailer or e-tailer for availability. See also the first NVIDIA GeForce GX 360 Reviews.
Buy the GTX 460 cards now on Amazon and NewEgg.