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MSI GEFORCE GTX 460
"The MSI GeForce GTX 460 uses the Nvidia GeForce GTX 460 GPU at 725Mhz and has 1GB GDDR5 memory running at 3600Mhz. The MSI GeForce GTX 460 has a 256Bit Memory Interface, 336 Shader Processors and DirectX 11. The MSI GeForce GTX 460 is facing some stiff competition from the XFX Radeon HD 5830. Read on to find out which will win?"
"MSI officially launched today the MSI GeForce GTX 460 Cyclone series graphics cards, including the N460GTX Cyclone 768D5 and N460GTX Cyclone 1GD5. Equipped with the latest NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 GPU and top Military Class components, N460GTX Cyclone series releases the overclocking potential up to 30% through MSI Afterburner Over voltage function of GPU. Moreover, adopting MSI exclusive Cyclone thermal design with 9cm PWM fan, dual heat pipes and nickel-plated copper base which effectively decrease temperature, MSI N460GTX Cyclone series generates 15.7% lower noise than reference cooler at full speed to create a quiet environment for users."
"MSI GeForce GTX 460 Cyclone series is equipped with exclusive Cyclone thermal design. After sinking the heat from the GPU with the nickel-plated copper base, two heat pipes evenly transfer heat to the fins. Through 9cm large PWM fan, the huge airflow dissipates the heat quickly. Aside from effectively reducing the GPU temperature, compared to the reference cooler, the Cyclone thermal design can reduce 15.7% noise. N460GTX Cyclone series maintains a balance between cooling and noise to deliver a quiet and cool platform."
"Furthermore, utilizing MSI exclusive Afterburner overclocking software, users can adjust the fan speed as well as tune the voltage of the GPU to completely unleash its power to significantly enhance the overclocking capability up to 30%. With the fortified thermal design and the top quality Military Class components, supporting the latest NVIDIA 3D Vision, PhysX, SLI, and CUDA technologies, MSI N460GTX Cyclone is the perfect choice for power users."
"Based on over 23-year R&D experience, MSI not only challenges ultimate stability, durability and extreme performance, but also insists on top quality components, such as Military Class components. Except from Hi-c CAP, which is the same grade as parts used on the space shuttle and satellite with a lifespan 8 times longer than solid capacitors, MSI selects a noiseless and low-vibration Solid State Choke (SSC) on the N460GTX Cyclone series graphics cards. More important, Solid Caps are used to extend the entire lifespan of products. Integrating premium Military Class components, unique thermal design, and the latest graphics technologies, MSI N460GTX Cyclone series will be a great choice for your PC."
Cyclone Thermal Design
"9cm PWM Fan for 40% more airflow. Nickel-plated copper base for better dissipation. Rounded design to prevent keeping dust. 15.7% quieter than reference design."
Military Class Components
"Hi-C Cap provides more precise GPU voltage. SSC (Solid State Chock) has No Buzz noise and higher current for better overclocking ability. All Solid CAP for longer lifespan."
MSI Afterburner overclocking utility
"Support Over Voltage function of GPU. Support advanced fan speed control. Burn-in stability test."
PhysX and 3DVision Surround technology
"Support PhysX technology effects for realist physics effect. Support 3DVision Surround technology to provide 3 monitor output simultaneously and real 3D image experience. (Nvidia 3D Vision Surround requires Nvidia release 256 driver, two or more graphics cards in Nvidia SLI configuration, 3D Vision glasses, and 3D Vision-Ready displays.)"
"co-development by MSI and Rivatuner, MSI releases the ultimate graphics card utility “Afterburner”. This utility enables all MSI graphics cards users to boost performance and to monitor all kinds of critical information in real-time. Afterburner is a completely free utility which is compatible with almost all MSI graphics cards."
MSI Solid Capacitor Graphic Card
"MSI Graphics Card products utilities high quality solid capacitor. For the gamers and high-end users, this feature not only means that product has better quality components within, but also provide much stronger support while users want to engage in hard-core tuning."
HDMI + DVI Output
"HDMI and DVI are the most comprehensive used interfaces for high definition video display. MSI adopts two interfaces to provide a complete output solution for users to enjoy the latest HD video such as blu-ray movie."
Live Update 4
"MSI Live Update 4 is a single utility software that automatically checks BIOS, driver and utility updates and installs for you , which can save your time for searching and lower the risk while updating."
MSI Advanced Live Update Online
"MSI Live Update online is designed to automatically download and update the BIOS and driver when there’s a new version online. It helps reduce the risk of getting the wrong file and minimize the trouble of searching the files from MSI website."
HDMI convertible output
"Dual-link DVI convertible output supports Video/Audio signal integration through DVI to HDMI interface, which drivers resolution of a digital display up to 1920x1200 or higher."
PCI Express 2.0 Support
"Designed to run perfectly with new PCI Express 2.0 bus architecture, offering a future proofing bridge to tomorrow's most bandwidth-hungry games and 3D applications by maximizing the 5GT/s PCI Express 2.0 bandwidth (twice that of first generation PCI Express). PCI Express 2.0 products are fully backwards compatible with existing PCI Express motherboards for broadest support."
"MSI graphics cards offer the HDMI functionality to provide access to premium digital content. HDMI enables gaming enthusiasts to seamlessly connect to their LCD monitor to bring the ultimate multimedia experience. (Only 1 single HDMI cable is required while streaming audio/video data to flat-panel display devices, such as Plasma/LCD TVs, or projector.)"
"The HDCP provides a robust, cost-effective and transparent method for transmitting and receiving digital entertainment similar to DVI/HDMI-compliant digital displays. HDCP encrypts the date transmitted between the DVI/HDMI connector on the graphics adapter and the display."
Blu-ray and HD DVD Support
"Both support the latest specifications of Blu-ray and HD DVD(High Definition DVD). It comes with the latest GPU and DDRIII superior processing performance in which users can easily enjoy the high-definition video of 1920x1080(1080p/i)."
"PhysX is designed specifically for hardware acceleration by powerful processors with hundreds of cores. Combined with the tremendous parallel processing capability of the GPU, PhysX will provide an exponential increase in physics processing power and will take gaming to a new level delivering rich, immersive physical gaming environments with features such as: Explosions that cause dust and collateral debris. Characters with complex, jointed geometries for more life-like motion and interaction. Spectacular new weapons with incredible effects. Cloth that drapes and tears naturally. Dense smoke & fog that billow around objects in motion."
MSI GEFORCE GTX 460 KEY FEATURES
MSI GEFORCE GTX 460