NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460M SLI: specs and benchmarks

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460M SLI

Summary

NVIDIA started GeForce GTX 460M SLI sales 3 September 2010. This is Fermi architecture notebook card based on 40 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 2x1536 MB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 1.25 GHz are supplied.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 10.11 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti.

General info

Of GeForce GTX 460M SLI's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Fermi
 
Code name
N11E-GS
 
Type
Laptop
 
Release date
3 September 2010
 

Technical specs

GeForce GTX 460M SLI's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of GeForce GTX 460M SLI's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
384
 
of 8192 (FirePro S9300 X2)
Core clock speed
675 MHz
 
of 1620 (Quadro RTX 5000)
Manufacturing process technology
40 nm
 

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GTX 460M SLI's compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For notebook video cards it's notebook size, connection slot and bus, if the video card is inserted into a slot instead of being soldered to the notebook motherboard.
Laptop size
large
 

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 460M SLI: 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 type
GDDR5
 
Maximum RAM amount
2x1536 MB
 
Memory bus width
192 Bit
 
of 8192 (FirePro S9300 X2)
Memory clock speed
1250 MHz
 
of 14000
Shared memory
-
 

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX 460M SLI. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
3D Vision
+
 
Optimus
+
 
CUDA
+
 
DirectX 11
DirectX 11
 
DirectCompute
+
 

API support

APIs supported by GeForce GTX 460M SLI, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
11
 

Video card benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX 460M SLI. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
10.08
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
3313
3DMark Vantage Performance
14236

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good GeForce GTX 460M SLI is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS. Comparisons with system requirements are included, but remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Fortnite

2018

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 460M SLI performance compared to Fortnite official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 460M SLI
minimum HD Graphics 4000
recommended GeForce GTX 660

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

2017

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 460M SLI performance compared to Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 460M SLI
minimum GeForce GTX 960
recommended GeForce GTX 1060

Overwatch

2016

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 460M SLI performance compared to Overwatch official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 460M SLI
minimum HD Graphics 4400
recommended GeForce GTX 660

GTA V

2015

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 460M SLI performance compared to GTA V official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 460M SLI
minimum GeForce 9800 GT
recommended GeForce GTX 660

Rainbow Six Siege

2015

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 460M SLI performance compared to Rainbow Six Siege official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 460M SLI
minimum GeForce GTX 460
recommended Radeon HD 7970

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

2014

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 460M SLI performance compared to Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 460M SLI
minimum GeForce 6800
recommended GeForce 8800 GT

Dota 2

2013

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 460M SLI performance compared to Dota 2 official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 460M SLI
minimum GeForce 8600 GT

Counter-Strike: GO

2012

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 460M SLI performance compared to Counter-Strike: GO official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 460M SLI
recommended GeForce 6600

League of Legends

2009

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 460M SLI performance compared to League of Legends official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 460M SLI
minimum GeForce 6150 LE
recommended GeForce 8800 GT

Minecraft

2009

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 460M SLI performance compared to Minecraft official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 460M SLI
minimum Radeon HD 2400
recommended Radeon HD 5970

StarCraft 2

2010

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 460M SLI performance compared to StarCraft 2 official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 460M SLI
minimum GeForce 7600 GT
recommended GeForce GTX 650

FPS tests

Real world test results of StarCraft 2 on GeForce GTX 460M SLI.

low / 768p
260
 
medium / 768p
76
 
high / 768p
67
 
ultra / 1080p
41
 

Relative perfomance

Overall GeForce GTX 460M SLI performance compared to its nearest competitors. All GPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to GeForce GTX 460M SLI from AMD is Mobility Radeon HD 3870 X2, which is faster by 1% and higher by 4 positions in our rating.

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