GTX 480 with i7-975 benchmarks at Ultra Quality settings

It is worth noting that the GTX 480 is a very power hungry card and requires a decent power supply unit. With current 1536 MB RAM, the GTX 480 can have serious memory-related bottlenecks in more modern games. It is important to know that GTX 480 's max load temperature is very high and might require custom cooling solutions. This combination between GTX 480 and Intel Core i7-975 @ 3.33GHz has less than 8% bottleneck in many games and is perfect match to avoid FPS loss. This combination between GTX 480 and Intel Core i7-975 @ 3.33GHz is a perfect match to avoid FPS loss.

 GTX 480 with i7-975  benchmarks at Ultra Quality settings
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480
Price $ 499.0
Year 2010
Maximum Recorded Temperature 94C
Max Fan Noise dB
Recommended Power Supply 600W
Benchmark CPU Intel Core i7-975 @ 3.33GHz ($179.99)
CPU Impact on FPS + 0.0 FPS
CPU Impact on FPS % 0.0%
Benchmark Quality Settings Ultra Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 31.6 FPS
Average 1440p Performance 19.1 FPS
Average 4K Performance 12.3 FPS
Memory 1 GB
1080p Cost Per Frame $ 15.8
1440p Cost Per Frame $ 26.1
4K Cost Per Frame $ 40.6
Series GTX 480
Overall Combination Score 42/100 Acceptable

Game Performance at Ultra Quality settings

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Resolution 1920x1080

Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
27.0 FPS
2019 Anthem
17.4 FPS
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
25.5 FPS
2019 Resident Evil 2
31.5 FPS
2019 Metro Exodus
14.0 FPS
2018 Just Cause 4
20.3 FPS
2018 Monster Hunter: World
21.8 FPS
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
28.1 FPS
2017 For Honor
37.4 FPS
2017 Project CARS 2
26.5 FPS
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
32.1 FPS
2016 Dishonored 2
19.3 FPS
2015 Rocket League
109.2 FPS
2015 Need For Speed
30.3 FPS
2015 Project CARS
29.0 FPS
2013 Bioshock Infinite
56.5 FPS
2013 Company of Heroes 2
38.8 FPS
2013 GRID 2
43.2 FPS
2013 Metro: Last Light
41.5 FPS
2013 Total War: Rome 2
55.4 FPS
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
74.9 FPS
2009 League of Legends
140.4 FPS
2008 Crysis: Warhead
37.2 FPS

Resolution 2560x1440

Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
20.1 FPS
2019 Anthem
13.8 FPS
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
19.8 FPS
2019 Resident Evil 2
21.2 FPS
2019 Metro Exodus
10.9 FPS
2018 Just Cause 4
15.0 FPS
2018 Monster Hunter: World
15.3 FPS
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
20.3 FPS
2017 For Honor
21.8 FPS
2017 Project CARS 2
18.7 FPS
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
29.0 FPS
2016 Dishonored 2
16.5 FPS
2015 Rocket League
46.8 FPS
2015 Need For Speed
23.4 FPS
2015 Project CARS
22.2 FPS
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
62.4 FPS
2009 League of Legends
78.0 FPS

Resolution 3840x2160

Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
12.0 FPS
2019 Anthem
7.5 FPS
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
10.5 FPS
2019 Resident Evil 2
10.5 FPS
2019 Metro Exodus
6.9 FPS
2018 Just Cause 4
7.8 FPS
2018 Monster Hunter: World
7.3 FPS
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
14.0 FPS
2017 For Honor
10.9 FPS
2017 Project CARS 2
15.6 FPS
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
24.3 FPS
2016 Dishonored 2
13.1 FPS
2015 Rocket League
21.8 FPS
2015 Need For Speed
15.6 FPS
2015 Project CARS
15.6 FPS
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
56.2 FPS
2009 League of Legends
31.2 FPS

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GTX 480 Specifications

GTX 480 Board Design

Board NumberP1022
Length10.5 inches 267 mm
Outputs2x DVI1x mini-HDMI
Power Connectors1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin
Slot WidthDual-slot
TDP250 W

GTX 480 Clock Speeds

GPU Clock701 MHz
Memory Clock924 MHz 3696 MHz effective
Shader Clock1401 MHz

GTX 480 Graphics Card

Bus InterfacePCIe 2.0 x16
GenerationGeForce 400
Launch Price499 USD
ProductionEnd-of-life
Release DateMar 26th, 2010

GTX 480 Graphics Features

CUDA2
DirectX12.0 (11_0)
OpenCL1.1
OpenGL4.6
Shader Model5.1
VulkanN/A

GTX 480 Graphics Processor

ArchitectureFermi
Die Size529 mm²
GPU NameGF100
GPU VariantGF100-375-A3
Process Size40 nm
Transistors3,100 million

GTX 480 Memory

Bandwidth177.4 GB/s
Memory Bus384 bit
Memory Size1536 MB
Memory TypeGDDR5

GTX 480 Render Config

ROPs48
SM Count15
Shading Units480
TMUs60

GTX 480 Theoretical Performance

FP32 (float) performance1,345 GFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance168.1 GFLOPS (1:8)
Pixel Rate21.03 GPixel/s
Texture Rate42.06 GTexel/s

Critics Reviews

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The GeForce 400 series, particularly the GeForce GTX 480, is a serious piece of hardware that at least on paper should leave the Radeon HD 5870 dead in the water.
Today NVIDIA is launching two cards: the GeForce GTX 480, and the GeForce GTX 470. Both of them are based on GF100, the first and largest member of the Fermi family.

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