Who Says Size Does Not Matter! As Long As One Got Enough Stamina!
July 30th, 2010 - As a rule of thumb, any performance graphics cards on-board memory exceeding 1GB are merely for show! For most of GPUs do not possess enough calculating power to fully utilize so many frame buffers. There is a revolutionary breakthrough triggered by Gainward innovations, just a couple of weeks ago, Gainward released GTX 460 Miura Bulls series, showcased its strong competences in GOOD developments, particularly with GLH model, it won the title of world fastest GTX 460. Now Gainward is playing the hat trick all over again, the Miura bull has received a "Frankensteined" 2GB implantation, and created a true Monster! Today Gainward proudly introduce you its world first own designed Gainward GeForce GTX 460 2GB "Golden Sample". Don't be fooled by your old creed about 2GB myth! For the first time, these beefy 2GB frame buffers are to be filled quickly owing to the most powerful and efficient GF104 architecture in graphics cards history. Even better, Gainward never does things by half, these 2GB memory are to be overclocked! It wears the badge of "Golden Sample" represents its invincible performance of this untamed beast. It's not only huge, it's fast and it's full of stamina "not merely for show".
Every single piece of Gainward Golden Samples has been applied for critical burn-in tests and this is to ensure the best stability under aggressive over-clocking. Gainward factory over-clocked GTX 460 2GB "Golden Sample" from 675MHz to 700MHz for all 336 CUDA Cores and 1,800MHz for 2 GB GDDR5 256 bit memory bank, equivalent bandwidth is up to 115.2 GB/sec, which is more than 33% boost from standard 192 bit GTX 460. It is absolutely rare! Gainward is not only the first own to present this
model but ready for volume shipment. It's no doubt about for a good balance in performance, quietness, sustainability and most importantly depth of your pocket.
Moreover this GS GPU is cooled by Gainward Grand Prix (GP) Heatpipes Cooler, forced ventilated by GR8 fan (Great 8 cm double-ball-bearings fan), which leaves lots of head room for exercising over-clocking maneuver by Gainward awarding winning Expertool utility.
DirectX11 performance defeats easily thanks to future-proof GF104 architecture, which fully adopts all DirectX11 state-of-the-art technologies. Gainward GTX 460 2GB "Golden Sample" outperforms 18% than HD5850, and 32% than HD5830 in DirectX11. While its DirectX10 performance is 12% better than HD 5830, and you get to enjoy extra NVIDIA exciting features - PhysX, CUDA & 3D Vision or more immersive 3D Vision Surround in SLI configuration. The lively stereoscopic 3D across 3 monitors out-of-screen experiences are beyond your senses.
Gainward generously equips QuattroPorts (HDMI, Dual Dual-Link DVI & legacy VGA ports) on this model. Capped with GR8 Fan and rugged Japan-made solid-state capacitors, Gainward GeForce GTX 460 2GB "Golden Sample" retains excellent thermal performance and great stability under aggressive over-clocking. The over-clocking behavior is rather linear and predictable. Aided by Fail-Safe Gainward "Expertool" over-clocking utility, even a computer newbie can easily earn more performance from their fingertips with peace of mind.
The bigger the better, who says size doesn't matter. Are you ready to take on the big charging bull? Just have fun with Gainward GTX 460 2GB "Golden Sample".
Gainward Signature Designs
Gainward dedicates in graphics industry and stands strong for more than 2 decades counts on innovative R&D and highest quality control standards down to components level. Gainward won gamers' thumb-up with signature designs listed below.
Gainward Optimized Own Design, GOOD for Infinity!
Gainward accumulated 2 decades of core competences in graphics industry. Always comes out creative own innovations, engineering for more stable circuit
layouts, empowering GPU, memory & key components with more than sufficient power for better overclockability & robustness.
QuattroPorts, 4-ports-in-1 Universal HD connectivity
Gainward generously provide 4 ports (HDMI, Dual Dual-Link DVIs & legacy VGA ports) in one, fulfills universal connectivity to diverse displays. Dual View is supported with ease without bothering connector conversion. Got a 30" monitor looking for 2560 x 1600 extreme HD resolution. Here you go!
Gainward Grand-Prix Heatpipes Hybrid Cooler with GR8 Fans
Gainward Grand-Prix Heat-Pipes Hybrid Cooler, was designed in 6 mm copper-water heat-pipes on a copper base conducting heats away from GPU at highest efficiency, then dissipating onto aluminum heatsinks, which are forced ventilated with Great 8 cm double-ball-bearings Fan (GR8) Achieve highest cooling performance at much lower temperatures under power saving mode and full load with much quieter operation noises than reference GTX 460. Do not waste a GOOD design without overclocking it.
(GR8) fan design has deployed a safety net for every GeForce GTX 460. Have fun tweaking it.
Rugged Cap, Full Solid-State OS-CON capacitors
Gainward designs in only with the highest quality components to ensure excellent stability at extreme conditions. High quality low-ESR rugged solid-state OS-CON capacitors are used to improve overclockability and robustness even at critical environments.
Expertool, Best Graphics Tuning Utility in the industry
No any super fast graphics card is complete without a powerful tuning engine! Always tempted to go one step further and squeeze last drop of juice out of your already over-clocked gaming rig. It's a piece of cake, Gainward takes care of your power-hungry desires, gears you up with the best graphics tuning utility - Expertool, which enable clock rates and fans controls. Your babies are well protected by the safety net, the smart utility possesses fail-safe clock-down override, and even a first-timer can exercise with peace of mind.
Gainward was founded in 1984 with a commitment to develop the most advanced graphics accelerators in the industry and ensuring the highest level of customer satisfaction. Received great reputation for manufacturing of leading edge products for the enthusiastic market. Gainward "Golden Sample" (GS) and "Golden Sample Goes Like Hell" (GS-GLH) are two signature synonyms for aggressive overclocked and extreme overclocked graphics cards in the gaming society. As one of the top graphics cards leading brands, Gainward continues to provide cutting edge products with excellent quality. Furthermore, Gainward brand name symbolizes our belief in gaining trusts and respects from our valued customers. With Headquarter based in Taipei, Taiwan, factory in Shenzhen, China and European Headquarter in Munich, Germany. Gainward is ambitious to address worldwide market and cooperates closely with its globally localized channel partners.
Last updated: Apr 7, 2020 at 12:02 pm CDT
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