nVidia GeForce GTX 460 768MB GDDR5 Review

Games Part 2


 Far Cry 2  

Far Cry 2 is based on a rather demanding engine and also has a fair level of GPU dependancy at higher resolutions. For this test, we used the game's comprehensive benchmarking tool.

The GTX 460 shows no sign of trouble in this game although once again, respectable performance gains are seen from the overclock.

Aliens vs Predator

This game is a very recent hit that utilises many Direct X 11 features, including Tesselation. What a perfect way to stretch our GTX 460's legs.

In regions containing explosions and hordes of Aliens, we saw significant framerate dips in the range of 20fps. At times the game felt a little choppy however the overclock remedied this issue.

Microsoft Flight Simulator X

Flight Simulator X is performing as well as it can due to the game being terribly CPU bound. This is a shame as the GTX 460 has much more to offer than this.

«Prev 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Next»

Most Recent Comments

16-07-2010, 05:29:38

At last, nVidia have brought DirectX 11 to the masses! Or have they?

Continue ReadingQuote

16-07-2010, 05:50:15

Best thing I've seen NVidia do all year imo. If I were looking to upgrade whilst staying in the green camp, this is the obvious choice. Will you be getting in a 1GB version to test and compare as well?Quote

16-07-2010, 05:52:05

I would have thought we would yes matey, but Ive got nothing secured as we speak. Will deffo happen soon though.Quote

Register for the OC3D Newsletter

Subscribing to the OC3D newsletter will keep you up-to-date on the latest technology reviews, competitions and goings-on at Overclock3D. We won't share your email address with ANYONE, and we will only email you with updates on site news, reviews, and competitions and you can unsubscribe easily at any time.

Simply enter your name and email address into the box below and be sure to click on the links in the confirmation emails that will arrive in your e-mail shortly after to complete the registration.

If you run into any problems, just drop us a message on the forums.