Palit launches The World’s Fastest GPU GeForce® GTX 480 and GTX 470

March 29, 2010 | 14:25

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Palit Microsystems Ltd, the leading graphics card manufacturer, announces the world’s fastest GPU GeForce GTX 400 Series: GTX 480 and GTX 470. Armed with the latest Microsoft DirectX 11 technology and NVIDIA newly designed Fermi Architecture, the GeForce® GTX 400 series are ready to enable a totally new class of physical gaming interaction!

The Palit GeForce® GTX 400 Series is the first GPU based on the newly designed Fermi architecture and implements all DirectX 11 hardware features, including tessellation and DirectCompute. GTX 400 series is designed specifically to support the next generation gaming effect such as ray tracing and also enhance the 3D effect from NVIDIA existing 3D Vision to 3D Vision Surround technology. These specifications will give you a whole new perspective in gaming experience.

With PolyMorph Engine (up to 16 tessellation) and 4 raster engines, GTX 400 series enables film-like geometric realism for game characters and objects. Gamers can now enjoy the outstanding gaming experience to a whole new level. Tessellation and displacement mapping—the key techniques employed in films, become a reality for the first time in PC gaming. Geometric realism is central to the Fermi architectural enhancements for graphics. In addition, PhysX simulations are much faster, and developers can utilize GPU computing features in games most effectively with GeForce GTX 480 and GTX 470. Palit, the most efficient graphics card manufacturer, will release the absolute unique non-reference GeForce GTX 480 and GTX 470 straightaway. Equipped with the latest GPU technology, Palit will add our custom design for GTX 480 and GTX 470, so keep your curiosity on Palit GeForce GTX400 series.

Palit GeForce GTX 480

Palit GeForce GTX 470

Process technology




DirectX 11

DirectX 11

Processor Cores

480 cores

448 cores

Memory Amount

1536 MB

1280 MB

Memory Interface

384 bits

320 bits

Graphics Clock

700 MHz

607 MHz

Processor Clock


1215 MHz

Memory Clock

1848 MHz (DDR 3696)

1674 MHz (DDR 3348)

DRAM type



Memory Bandwidth

177.4 GB/sec

133.9 GB/sec

Texture Fill Rate

42 billion/sec

34 billion/sec

Video Support
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