NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 Release Date, News & Update: Is This Plate Worth It? More Features & Specs Details Revealed

By Muhammad Firman Akhsanu Ridho , Updated Nov 29, 2016 07:44 PM EST

The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 is an NVIDIA video card launched in 2010 and has for many years been quite successful among users because of its good performance and price appropriate to our reality. But six years later, is it still worth buying the hardware? PC gamer: check out the best video cards available in Brazil The most common version of the GTX 460 has 1 GB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 1700 Mhz and a 256-bit interface, something rare even on the boards Modern. And it is precisely this characteristic that made her so attractive.

In addition, it supports some unique features of NVIDIA, such as SLI technology, which connects two video cards at the same time. The hardware also supports PhsyX, Microsoft DirectX 11 and OpenGL 4.0 technology. However, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 connects to the computer through a PCI Express 2.0 x16 slot, that is, a previous generation and slower than the current one (PCI-E 3.0). It can even support monitors with a resolution of 2560 x 1600 pixels.

Currently, it is no longer available for sale in retail stores. So the only way to get NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 is by buying it second hand, which is always a risk. It is never known with certainty the time of use of the plate and nor if the former owner had the necessary care, like periodic cleaning.

By being a 2010 board, the chances of her having too much road are very high. Consequently, the chances of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 giving fair problem in your hands is also great. In addition, NVIDIA has already released models that are more powerful and still spend less power. This is the case of the GTX 650.

The GTX 650 Ti has 768 CUDA cores with a clock rate of 928 MHz. The memory interface is 128-bit and the most common models offer 1 GB GDDR5. In several tests, the GTX 650 Ti proved to be more powerful and more economical. Some games she can still run on Ultra, with just over 30 FPS.

The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 is no longer as powerful and can run the AAA games in average quality, at the most. So, for anyone who wants to play on the PC, it is not a good investment.

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