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GeForce GTX 480 gets dismantled in detailed pictures

Post by Apoptosis » Wed Mar 24, 2010 5:21 am

Thought this was interesting:
Enthusiastic Nvidia fans are probably on their toes now waiting for the GF100 launch and the shipping of the the first DirectX 11 GeForce family products. Unfortunately, there's no way to speed thing up, only to easy the wait with more pictures of the upcoming cards.

Seen below is the top of the tops GeForce GTX 480 while being stripped of its cooling system for the sake of seeing how things work 'under the hood'. This operation provides a good look at the card's cooler and the front and back of the PCB housing the large, hot 40nm GF100 GPU with 480 CUDA Cores.

The GeForce GTX 480 is set to be introduced on Friday night (it's not like anyone has anything better to do apparently) and come with a recommended price tag of $499.
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Re: GeForce GTX 480 gets dismantled in detailed pictures

Post by trucz » Wed Mar 24, 2010 3:49 pm

pretty nice design for nvidia.
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Re: GeForce GTX 480 gets dismantled in detailed pictures

Post by SAMSAMHA » Thu Mar 25, 2010 11:10 pm

looks like nvidia spend quite a lot of resource on the cooling. I guess gtx 480 would be quite a hot card. man, just a few hours to go.

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Re: GeForce GTX 480 gets dismantled in detailed pictures

Post by loneknives » Fri Mar 26, 2010 5:28 pm


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Post by areos » Fri Mar 26, 2010 8:16 pm

Wow. Those temps seem pretty high. I wonder what the memory temps will be?

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Re: GeForce GTX 480 gets dismantled in detailed pictures

Post by djpinc19 » Fri Mar 26, 2010 11:17 pm

i am not impressed by the GF100 at all...thank goodness for DX 9 compatibility, i wasnt impressed by the Evergreen family either...

just waiting for multi-monitor to mature a bit more and the monitors to have thinner bezels

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Re: GeForce GTX 480 gets dismantled in detailed pictures

Post by thehybridfrog » Mon Mar 29, 2010 1:47 pm

Fermi is hot, but not by much. I think a lot of people are witch hunting in terms of "95C is too hot etc..."

If it is within the engineered specs I don't see why any gamer or enthusiast would be more knowledgeable about nVidia hardware life than their paid engineers.

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