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Thursday, 15 July 2010 10:02

Geforce GTX 465 doesn’t sell well

Written by Fuad Abazovic


Geforce GTX 460 is a hit
According to multiple sources in the graphics industry, Nvidia's crippled Geforce GTX 465 based on first-generation Fermi GF100 doesn’t actually sell that well.  

A few sources even called the Geforce GTX 465 a broken chip, but the same people are calling the Geforce GTX 460 a great product that has gotten ATI’s attention. We can confirm that ATI does take the GTX 460 seriously and this is why it has decided to cut the price of its Radeon HD 5830 to $199 for a more competitive pricing landscape. 

The really big issue is that with the right clocks, the GF104-based GTX 460 can end up even faster than the original GF100-based GTX 465. This ultimately gives the impression that GTX 465 might become less significant in Nvidia’s sales record than the GTX 460.

At this point, Fermi could be doing better, but at least Nvidia partners can be happy about GF104, the first second-generation Fermi chip. It's more powerful, has better thermals per GPC cluster, and also clocks quite well.
Last modified on Thursday, 15 July 2010 10:36
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+9 #1 macblastin 2010-07-15 20:21
It wouldn't take a genius to figure out the GTX 465 was a dud.
 
 
-1 #2 SiliconDoc 2010-07-25 02:43
Just like the 5830 was a dud, but now, the red roosters are getting all behind it trying to compare it to the GTX460.
LOL
How times change.
The GTX460 slams the power hungry and hot 5830, which by the way, was exactly why the red roosters claimed it wasn't all that - while they were whining about GTX470 and GTX480 power and heat, they couldn't support a crippled 5780 called the 5830 that was hotter and more power hungry than the faster than it 5850.
Now, the 5850 is the real equivalent to the GTX460, but the red roosters have to promo their dud card, the 5830, as "the competition". LOL
 

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