Fremont, CA (July 13, 2010) – ASUS is excited to launch their ENGTX460 series of graphics cards featuring NVIDIA’s latest GeForce 400 Series GPU design that delivers impressive DX11 graphics plus support for exciting technologies like NVIDIA 3D Vision Surround, PhysX and CUDA and enhanced tessellation performance. The ASUS ENGTX460 DirectCU TOP lineup goes further than reference solutions with a focus on quality, reliability and performance. These facets are driven through performance enhancing features like DirectCU thermal design, Voltage Tweak overvolting and reliability features like GPU Guard, EMI Shield and Fuse Protection. These innovative features ensure enhanced performance and superb overclocking ability.
Better Cooling with Copper — DirectCU Technology
ASUS’ exclusive DirectCU copper cooling technology utilizes 8mm copper heatpipes that are custom flattened and directly contact the GPU core for improved heat transfer. The ENGTX460 TOP 768MB features 2 heatpipes while the ENGTX460 TOP 1GB features 3 heatpipes. The custom DirectCU technology provides 20 percent* better cooling than typical reference designs providing significant overclocking headroom and increased performance. DirectCU TOP cards offer the exclusive GPU Guard option featuring additional circuit board reinforcement against cracking while delivering spectacular reliability and longevity.
Pushing Boundaries Further with TOP selected GPUs
ASUS ENGTX460 DirectCU TOP/2DI/1GD5 and ENGTX460 DirectCU TOP/2DI/768MD5 graphics cards continue with the award winning TOP design with sorted GPUs featuring factory overclocks for improved gaming and benchmarking. The ASUS ENGTX460 DirectCU TOP series feature Voltage Tweak technology that allows adjustment of voltages to the GPU, video memory and board circuitry. Voltage Tweak in unison with the Award Winning fan controls offered in Smart Doctor graphics utility allow for flexibility and safety when overclocking. These features can boost the core and memory clocks significantly for faster overall performance* in your games, applications, or benchmarks.
Elevating Gaming and Multimedia To A New Level Of Immersion
Dedicated gamers and media enthusiasts need look no further than the power of NVIDIA’s new GTX460 chipset in the ASUS ENGTX460 series of graphics cards. These cards open up new horizons of visual fidelity with native DirectX11 capabilities and resolutions up to 2560 x 1600. Finally, true high definition gaming comes to life in vivid detail with the added advantage of NVIDIA 3D Vision technology allowing for the most immersive gaming and cinema experience.
The all-new ASUS ENGTX460 DirectCU TOP/2DI/1GD5, ENGTX460 DirectCU/2DI/1GD5, ENGTX460 DirectCU TOP/2DI/768MD5 and ENGTX460/2DI/768MD5 deliver a full spectrum of features, performance and true Windows 7 optimization. With an MSRP starting at $199.99, ASUS’ 400 series extends the latest graphics technology to new audiences.