SPARKLE Takes The Lead In Announcing GeForce GTX 470/465 Graphics Card Providing Solderless Product

July 28, 2010 | 10:30

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SPARKLE Takes The Lead In Announcing GeForce GTX 470/465 Graphics Card Providing Solderless Product With Green Process And Free Contact Process Cooling Technology

Taipei, Taiwan – July 27, 2010 - SPARKLE Computer Co., Ltd., the professional VGA card manufacturer and supplier, today announced the SPARKLE GeForce GTX 470/465 Graphics Card Providing Solderless Product With Green Process And Free Contact Process Cooling Technology, providing splendid 3D and cooling performance to mainstream gamers.


Model Number


Graphics Processing Unit

GeForce GTX 470
GeForce GTX 465

Core Clock


Memory Clock

3348MHz / 3206MHz

Memory Type

1280MB / 1024MB GDDR5

Memory Interface

320-bit / 256-bit

Stream Processors

448 / 352
Stream Processors Clock 1215MHz

Bus Type

PCI-Express 2.0


400 MHz


miniHDMI x1
Dual Link DVI x2

SPARKLE GeForce GTX 470/465 Graphics Card Uses Solderless Product With Green Process And Free Contact Process Cooling Technology

Ordinary Graphics card cooler more commonly use soldering process with tin-based solder alloys, the soldering tin will melt at a certain temperature, the binding layer is formed between the metal welding parts and tin atoms. When the graphics card starts running, the GPU heat transferred between the cooling metals must pass the soldering medium first. The SPARKLE GeForce GTX 470/465 Graphics Card uses Solderless Product With Green Process,making the cooling metal to fully contact each other, improving the ineffective heat conduction caused by traditional tin soldering and reducing the thermal resistance. Compared with tin soldering used by ordinary graphics card cooler, the Solderless Product With Green Process, has a higher heat transfer efficiency.

- With 5 high-performance copper heat pipes, the SPARKLE GeForce GTX 470/465 Graphics Card uses Free Contact process design, the heat pipes contact the GPU directly. This design allows the heat to transfer to the heat sink rapidly, effectively increasing the heat conduction, the cooling performance was significantly upgraded to maintain the stability of the system which is running efficiently.

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(As shown in Figure 1, in the actual full loading, compared with GeForce GTX 470/465 graphics cards using ordinary cooling fan on market, the working temperatures of SPARKLE GeForce GTX 470/465 Graphics Card is reduced by 4 degrees / 5 degrees.)

Unlike the standard fan design on the GeForce GTX 470/465 reference card , the SPARKLE GeForce GTX 470/465 Graphics Card introduces the turbine thruster concept with large diameter 80x15 cooling fan that can produce stronger wind pressure during operation and quickly remove excess heat. Using the built-in PWM Technology, the fan automatically adjusts its rotational speed according to load balance for an even more effective reduction of noise during operation.

Fastest DX11 HD Gaming Experience For Mainstream Market
The SPARKLE GeForce GTX 470/465 Graphics Card delivers all the benefits of the advanced 40nm process from TSMC, a high speed GDDR5 memory interface, and full DirectX 11 support, possessing considerable power improvements compared to its predecessor. It uses the GTX 470/465 core with 448 / 352 stream processors and a 320-bit / 256-bit memory interface with a 607MHz core clock and 1280MB of 3384MHz / 1024MB of 3206MHz GDDR5 memory.

With a revolutionary new scalable geometry pipeline and enhanced anti-aliasing capabilities, the SPARKLE GeForce GTX 470/465 Graphics Card is the world’s most powerful single GPU Graphics Card solution for mainstream gamers, delivering up to 1.6 times faster performance than previous single GPU solutions. With the power of GF100 GPUs, the SPARKLE GeForce GTX 470/465 Graphics Card bring ultimate DX11 HD gaming experience to mainstream gamers. The SPARKLE GeForce GTX 470/465 Graphics Card places gamers in the center of the action and experience true DirectX 11 gaming cinema in extreme HD (2560x1600) resolutions—all enabled by GF100's revolutionary compute architecture, NVIDIA 3-way SLI technology, and incredible performance in the latest DX11 games including Dirt 2, Stalker :OCP, Alien VS. Predator, Metro 2033 and so on.

The Revolutionary Compute Architecture for Gaming
The SPARKLE GeForce GTX 470/465 Graphics Card adopts the GF100 architecture which implements all DirectX 11 hardware features, including tessellation and Direct Compute, among others. GF100 brings forward a vastly improved compute architecture designed specifically to support next generation gaming effects such as ray tracing, order-independent transparency, and fluid simulations. Game performance and image quality receive a tremendous boost, and GF100 enables film-like geometric realism for game characters and objects.

Geometric realism is central to the GF100 architectural enhancements for graphics. In addition, PhysX simulations are much faster, and developers can utilize GPU computing features in games most effectively with GF100.

Incredible Detailed Visuals
By supporting tessellation, the SPARKLE GeForce GTX 470/465 Graphics Card lets mainstream gamers to experience an unprecedented level of detail and realism in the latest games, such as Metro 2033, AVP etc. Tessellation- one of the biggest new features of Microsoft DirectX11 helps developers create more detailed characters and terrain in games, bringing mainstream gamers sharper, crisper images and a more realistic experience. The SPARKLE GeForce GTX 470/465 Graphics Card are built ground up for tessellation up to 8X faster geometry performance than previous graphics cards, bringing games closer to reality without sacrificing the high frame rates.

Ray Tracing Support: The Future Of Gaming
The SPARKLE GeForce GTX 470/465 Graphics Card brings interactive ray tracing to the consumer market for the first time, providing a glimpse into the future of visual realism in games. By tracing the path of light through a 3D scene, ray tracing uses the power of the GF100 GPUs to create spectacular, photo-realistic visuals.

GF100’s compute architecture was built specifically with ray tracing in mind. GF100 is the first GPU to support recursion in hardware, enabling efficient ray tracing and a host of other graphics

GF100 excels not just at standard ray tracing, but also at advanced global illumination algorithms such as path tracing, which uses a much larger number of rays to collect ambient lighting information from the scene.

To sustain performance, a game may use ray tracing selectively. This hybrid model of rendering enables fast performance with great image quality. Thanks to the innovative unified cache architecture in GF100, ray tracing on the SPARKLE GeForce GTX 470/465 Graphics Card runs up to 4 times faster than prior generation GPUs.

PhysX Performance Upgrade
Helped with the GF100 compute architecture, the SPARKLE GeForce GTX 470/465 Graphics Card is designed to take NVIDIA® PhysX® technology to the next level—making games more lifelike than ever before with advanced effects such as turbulence and fluid dynamics. The new NVIDIA® Giga Thread hardware scheduler allows 10 times faster switching between graphics and physics processing, enabling more complex effects to be rendered in real time.

Total Immersive With NVIDIA 3D Vision Surround Technology
Prepare to be blown away by the most immersive PC gaming experience imaginable. Leveraging the power of multiple GF100 GPUs in an NVIDIA SLI configuration, NVIDIA 3D Vision Surround enables a new level of eye-popping 3D stereo gaming, expanding your real estate across 3 panels for the ultimate “inside the game” feeling. The SPARKLE GeForce GTX 470/465 Graphics Card provides the incredible graphics horsepower to run your game in 3D stereo, across 3 panels, at HD resolutions up to 5760x1080.

The SPARKLE GeForce GTX 470/465 Graphics Card also supports gaming across three non-3D displays with resolutions up to 2560x1600,it's the best in Class 2D Surround Gaming.

1280MB/1024MB Incredible Large High Speed GDDR5 Video Memory
Today‘s DX11 game, such as Stalker: Call Of Pripyat, Metro 2033, they insanely use as large as possible number of bump texture, transparent texture to describe faces of characters and render realistic gaming scenes, so these DX11 games put rigorous demands on the bandwidth and capacities of video memory. The current situation demands at least 1.2GB and 1GB video memory to run these games. Compared with mainstream graphics cards on market, the SPARKLE GeForce GTX 470/465 Graphics Card comes with incredible large 1280MB/1024MB high speed GDDR5 video memory, making it to be first DX11 Graphics Cards on mainstream market with 1GB GDDR5.

3-Way SLI Support
The SPARKLE GeForce GTX 470/465 Graphics Cardwith Specail Thermal Deign supports NVIDIA 3-way SLI technology, which provides even higher frame rates and permits higher quality settings for the ultimate experience in PC gaming when connected to a high-end, high-resolution monitor.

3nd Generation PureVideo HD
High-definition video decoder and post-processor delivers unprecedented picture clarity, smooth video and accurate color for movies and video.

NVIDIA™CUDA Technology With 448 & 352 cores CUDA C/C++ Support
CUDA technology unlocks the power of the GF100's 448 / 352 processor cores to accelerate the most demanding system tasks such as video transcoding delivering up to 7x performance over traditional CPUs.

OpenGL 4.0 Optimization and Support
Ensures top-notch compatibility and performance for OpenGL applications.

Native HDMI 1.3a Support and Audio Input for HDMI
Fully integrated support for HDMI 1.3a including xvYCC, Deep color and 7.1 digital surround sound. High-definition audio transmission can be realized without spdif wiring.
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