Geforce GTX 465 TDP is 200W

Despite slashing off 3 SMs, crippling memory to 800 MHz over a 256-bit, Nvidia have only managed to gain 15W is TDP over the GTX 470. The final TDP of the GTX 465 is 200W. Let’s not forget Nvidia’s questionable TDP rating policy – whereas the TDP is rated as the typical power required for common gaming applications rather than the absolute maximum – as per ATI’s TDP ratings. As a result, while the TDP suggests the GTX 465′s competitor HD 5850 will consume 50W less power, this gap is likely to be much higher in reality.

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Despite slashing off 3 SMs, crippling memory to 800 MHz over a 256-bit,
Nvidia have only managed to gain 15W is TDP over the GTX 470. The final
TDP of the GTX 465 is 200W. Let’s not forget Nvidia’s questionable TDP
rating policy – whereas the TDP is rated as the typical power required
for common gaming applications rather than the absolute maximum – as per
ATI’s TDP ratings. As a result, while the TDP suggests the GTX 465′s
competitor HD 5850 will consume 50W less power, this gap is likely to be
much higher in reality.

Like has been said before, on a performance/watt level, Nvidia is light years behind ATI. With a rumoured price tag of $279, it is likely the GTX 465 will fall behind heavily in terms of price/performance as well, considering the $300 HD 5850 smashes the GTX 465 in every respect. However, it remains to be seen how well the GTX 465 can perform against the HD 5830, priced at $230. 

The GTX 465 is set to release on 2nd June, and unlike its predecessors, wide availability is expected at launch.

Reference: Fudzilla

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