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GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 480 Video Card

Our first GTX 480 arrives and it's a sexy looking retail one. Let's see how the GIGABYTE GTX 480 looks and goes.

| NVIDIA GeForce GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Apr 14, 2010 3:58 pm
TweakTown Rating: 88%      Manufacturer: NVIDIA

Introduction

 

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I've been waiting weeks for a GTX 480 to arrive here at TweakTown and it's nice to see it's finally come in the form of a retail version thanks to GIGABYTE. The chances are that most people have probably made up their mind on what they think of the GTX 400 series, but let's have a look at a retail version and see how it compares against some of the top cards from ATI along with the GTX 470.

 

While we didn't have a GTX 480 at launch, we have already covered the main specifications of the model and along with the main features it and the GTX 400 series in general offers. Since we won't go into massive detail on those two areas today, I recommend that you check out both my GTX 400 Series - What you need to know article and our stand alone GTX 470 review.

 

With that said, we'll be covering the technical specifications as always on page three of the review where we look at the card and we'll also be talking about some of the technologies in the final thoughts.

 

For now, let's have a look at the package to see what GIGABYTE has given us before we have a closer look at the card itself and get stuck into the benchmarks to see if the card will float or sink.

 

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