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    News - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480 dissected, torn open for all to see

    Say, that's a big chip.
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    Re: News - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480 dissected, torn open for all to see

    The frame is aluminum too? I guess the melting point of plastic was too low

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    Re: News - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480 dissected, torn open for all to see

    That's part of the heatsink, aluminium tends to conduct heat better than plastic.

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    Re: News - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480 dissected, torn open for all to see

    anyone bored yet? i swear ati dont make this amount of fuss when they release a card
    Quote Originally Posted by MadduckUK View Post
    now that i think about the word "throttled" in a certain light... its not so far different to strangled really

    our boiler broke so we has no heating or hot water, this is the bloody result ^^

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    Re: News - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480 dissected, torn open for all to see

    Quote Originally Posted by Georgy291 View Post
    anyone bored yet? i swear ati dont make this amount of fuss when they release a card
    nVidia didn't make this fuss either. Read the article to see who is actually making the fuss

    I love that frame, nicely engineered.

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    Re: News - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480 dissected, torn open for all to see

    Yeah, it seems like there have been more articles on the GTX 480 than reviews on the entire 58** range. And we've not even got anything valid and tangible yet.

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    Re: News - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480 dissected, torn open for all to see

    21.6W for the fan. Nice....

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    Re: News - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480 dissected, torn open for all to see

    It's probably not going to be very quiet then but it does have a 250w TDP. Apparently the card will use a few watts under 300w!!

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    Re: News - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480 dissected, torn open for all to see

    If they have a card to disect why didn't they do some benchmarks

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    Re: News - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480 dissected, torn open for all to see

    Quote Originally Posted by handscombmp View Post
    If they have a card to disect why didn't they do some benchmarks
    They did.

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    Re: News - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480 dissected, torn open for all to see

    Quote Originally Posted by kalniel View Post
    They did.
    They did?

    Where about as i would love to see some.

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    Re: News - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480 dissected, torn open for all to see

    Maybe they only though of that after taking it apart and couldn't remember how it all fitted together!

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    Re: News - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480 dissected, torn open for all to see

    Holy crap, that is one big fat ass GPU package.
    Quote Originally Posted by Agent View Post
    ...every time Creative bring out a new card range their advertising makes it sound like they have discovered a way to insert a thousand Chuck Norris super dwarfs in your ears...

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    Re: News - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480 dissected, torn open for all to see

    Finally someone has broken the silence!!!!

    http://vga.it168.com/a2010/0326/865/000000865774.shtml

    I don't know whether these are credible, but they certainly are comprehensive.

    Looks like it's great for some things, and about par with the GTX 295 for other things.

    Think I'll be sticking for the time being.... unless someone buys my 2 water cooled gtx 295's off me

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