NVIDIA today is releasing the 3rd product resurrected from the Fermi family of GPUs, the GeForce GTX 465 has arrived. Armed with a smaller thermal print, noise levels and performance, NVIDIA is positioning this product in the 279 EUR price range bringing the Fermi architecture below the sub-300 USD price point. The GeForce GTX 465 will position itself in the most affordable graphics card segmented in lower spectrum of the high-end range. As such it will be targeted against the Radeon HD 5830 and should sit in-between that product and the Radeon HD 5850.
This product is based on the 40nm GF100 GPU, yet to be more affordable it has less shader processors at it's disposal (helps with poorer yields) and the memory configuration is now brought down towards 1024 MB (gDDR5). This all means that several other shader cluster inside that GPU have been disabled, on a card that looks surprisingly similar to the GeForce GTX 470.
The product tested today originates from Point of View, they submitted two of the cards which we'll test in-depth to see where they position themselves, not only in a single GPU configuration, but also multi-GPU with the two cards setup in SLI mode.
Will thermals be better, will the noise levels stay within normal limits ? Well, you are here to find all that out. Have a peek at what is introduced today at the start of the Computex 2010 exhibition in Taiwan, the all new GeForce GTX 465.
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