NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 SE: specs and benchmarks

Price now 350$
Games supported 65%
  • Interface PCIe 2.0 x16
  • Core clock speed 650 MHz
  • Max video memory 1024 MB
  • Memory type GDDR5
  • Memory clock speed 1700
  • Maximum resolution
Year of release 2010
Performance 6.73


NVIDIA started GeForce GTX 460 SE sales 15 November 2010 at a recommended price of $160. This is Fermi architecture desktop card based on 40 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 1 GB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 1.7 GHz are supplied, and together with 256 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 108.8 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is dual-slot card attached via PCIe 2.0 x16 interface. Its manufacturer default version has a length of 8.25" (210 mm) (21 cm). 6-pin & 6-pin power connector is required, and power consumption is at 150 Watt.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at


of a leader's which is NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 Ti.

General info

Of GeForce GTX 460 SE's architecture, market segment and release date.

Place in performance rating495
Value for money0.88
ArchitectureFermi (2010−2014)
GPU code nameGF104
Market segmentDesktop
Release date15 November 2010 (11 years ago)
Launch price (MSRP)$160
Price now$350 (2.2x MSRP)of 49999 (A100 SXM4)
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Technical specs

GeForce GTX 460 SE's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU base clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of GeForce GTX 460 SE's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.

Pipelines / CUDA cores288of 18432 (AD102)
CUDA cores288
Core clock speed650 MHzof 2610 (Radeon RX 6500 XT)
Number of transistors1,950 millionof 14400 (GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile)
Manufacturing process technology40 nmof 4 (H100 PCIe)
Thermal design power (TDP)150 Wattof 900 (Tesla S2050)
Maximum GPU temperature104 °C
Texture fill rate31.2 billion/secof 939.8 (H100 SXM5)
Floating-point performance748.8 gflopsof 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GTX 460 SE's compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop video cards it's interface and bus (motherboard compatibility), additional power connectors (power supply compatibility).

Bus support16x PCI-E 2.0
InterfacePCIe 2.0 x16
Length8.25" (210 mm) (21 cm)
Height4.376" (111 mm) (11.1 cm)
Supplementary power connectors6-pin & 6-pin
SLI options+


Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 460 SE: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors don't have dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM.

Memory typeGDDR5
Maximum RAM amount1 GBof 128 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)
Memory bus width256 Bitof 8192 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)
Memory clock speed1700 MHzof 19500 (GeForce RTX 3090)
Memory bandwidth108.8 GB/sof 14400 (Radeon R7 M260)

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 460 SE. As a rule, this section is relevant only for desktop reference video cards, since for notebook ones the availability of certain video outputs depends on the laptop model.

Number of display connectors2
Display Connectors2 x Dual-Link DVI-I1 x Mini HDMI
Multi monitor support+
Maximum VGA resolution2048x1536
Audio input for HDMIInternal

API support

APIs supported by GeForce GTX 460 SE, sometimes including their particular versions.

DirectX12 (11_0)
Shader Model5.1
OpenGL4.1of 4.6 (GeForce GTX 1080 Mobile)

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmark performance of GeForce GTX 460 SE. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall score

This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.

GTX 460 SE 6.73
  • Passmark
  • GeekBench 5 OpenCL


This is probably the most ubiquitous benchmark, part of Passmark PerformanceTest suite. It gives the graphics card a thorough evaluation under various load, providing four separate benchmarks for Direct3D versions 9, 10, 11 and 12 (the last being done in 4K resolution if possible), and few more tests engaging DirectCompute capabilities.

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GeekBench 5 OpenCL

Geekbench 5 is a widespread graphics card benchmark combined from 11 different test scenarios. All these scenarios rely on direct usage of GPU's processing power, no 3D rendering is involved. This variation uses OpenCL API by Khronos Group.

GTX 460 SE 5358

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of GeForce GTX 460 SE. Usually measured in megahashes per second.

Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256) 48 Mh/s  

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good GeForce GTX 460 SE is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in frames per second. Comparisons with game system requirements are included, but remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect reality inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall GeForce GTX 460 SE performance compared to nearest competitors among desktop video cards.

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AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to GeForce GTX 460 SE from AMD is Radeon HD 6850, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 1 position in our rating.

AMD Radeon HD 6850 Radeon HD 6850

Here are some closest AMD rivals to GeForce GTX 460 SE:

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Similar GPUs

Here is our recommendation of several graphics cards that are more or less close in performance to the one reviewed.

AMD Radeon HD 6850 Radeon HD 6850
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 v2 GeForce GTX 460 v2
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 SE GeForce GTX 560 SE
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650 GeForce GTX 650
ATI Radeon HD 5830 Radeon HD 5830
ATI Radeon HD 5970 Radeon HD 5970

Recommended processors

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