All about the new Nvidia GeForce GTX 460 SE
In an email to ABT, Nvidia outlined their latest GPU, the GeForce GTX 460 SE. It is a new mainstream part that is slated to be superior to its rival, the Radeon HD 5770.
Here is the quick FAQ if you will on the GTX 460 SE:
What is the 460 SE?
The GTX 460 SE is the latest great gaming GPU from NVIDIA, designed to provide an outstanding gaming experience for the price.
Why are you launching this?
We are launching the GTX 460 SE to provide more options for our customers. Many consumers love the price/performance offered by the GTX 460 768MB but would prefer a larger frame buffer. The GTX 460 SE provides this option.
What are the specs?
The GeForce GTX 460 SE has 228 CUDA cores running at 650MHz graphics clock and 1300MHz processor clock. It has a 256bit frame buffer interface with 1GB GDDR5 running at 3.4Gbps.
What is the price?
You will see prices similar to the GTX 460 768MB. Check your favorite e-tailer for availability and pricing.
What product does this replace?
It does not replace a product. It is an addition to our product line-up.
Are you adjusting the prices of other 460 products?
What is happening to the GTX 460 768MB?
It will remain in the marketplace.
What is the performance? How does it compare to other 460 products?
In general, the GeForce GTX 460 SE performs similarly to the GTX 460 768MB.
The GTX 460 768MB is the best choice for shader or tessellation heavy applications.
The GTX 460 SE is a better choice for applications that are more memory bandwidth intensive.
Why did you call this product GTX 460 SE instead of using a new number like GTX 455?
The GTX 460 SE will deliver a GTX 460 class gaming experience. Using a number like 455 would imply a worse gaming experience which is not really accurate.
What is the closest competitive product?
The GTX 460 SE will provide a substantially better DX11 gaming experience than the Radeon HD 5770.
Will this be sold at Best Buy?
We have no plans to sell an NVIDIA branded GTX 460 SE at Best Buy.
Is this a channel or OEM product? Or both?
This is a channel product.
What partners are selling this?
All major partners will be carrying the product, though availability may vary by region.
There you have it. All you need to know about the new GTX 460 SE. Stay tuned, it may even wind up in our test bench. We’ll have more for you then.
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