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NVIDIA attempts to claw back market share, further drops price of GTX460

Bit-tramp: "NVIDIA’s late response to ATI’s barrage of impressive 5000 series cards last year left them in a situation they’re not liking very much, at least as it seems.

ATI had been given the market share crown for discrete GPU shipments back at the end of July which came after the release of NVIDIAs hot ‘n heavy GTX 470 and 480 cards which were shown to be considerably more powerful than their ATI counterparts, but with silly power requirements and crazy amounts of heat generated along with the price tag, they didn’t get the warmest reception (ehem..)."

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Letros2655d ago

One model on newegg for $184...that is an incredible value.

Darkfiber2655d ago

Oooooh I was going to get one a couple weeks ago, good thing I waited! Totally going to pick one of these up now.

iamgoatman2655d ago

"the release of NVIDIAs hot ‘n heavy GTX 470 and 480 cards which were shown to be considerably more powerful than their ATI counterparts"

No they weren't. The 470 which was designed to compete with ATI's 5850 is pretty much equal in performance, with both cards scoring higher than each other in different benches, and not to mention the 470's price tag was closer to that of a 5870 which dominates it. Although the 480 is indeed the fastest single GPU available, it wasn't that much faster than the 5870 and cost considerably more, coming very close to the 5970 in terms of price, which again demonites it. The only area the 400 series stood out was their DX11 performance.

But anyway enough ranting, the 460 is shaping up to be the card to get if you don't want to spring for the more expensive offerings from both Nvidia and ATI, or don't want to wait until the 6000 series hits, and not to mention SLI performance with these cards is very nice.