Gainward factory over-clocked GTX 460 2GB "Golden Sample" from 675MHz to 700MHz for all 336 CUDA Cores and 1,800MHz for 2 GB GDDR5 256 bit memory bank, equivalent bandwidth is up to 115.2 GB/sec, which is more than 33% boost from standard 192 bit GTX 460.
Moreover this GS GPU is cooled by Gainward Grand Prix (GP) Heatpipes Cooler, forced ventilated by GR8 fan (Great 8 cm double-ball-bearings fan), which leaves lots of head room for exercising over-clocking maneuver by Gainward Expertool utility.
Gainward GTX 460 2GB "Golden Sample" outperforms 18% than HD5850, and 32% than HD5830 in DirectX11, according to the company. While its DirectX10 performance is 12% better than HD 5830, users also get to enjoy extra NVIDIA features ? PhysX, CUDA & 3D Vision or more 3D Vision Surround in SLI configuration.
Gainward equips QuattroPorts (HDMI, Dual Dual-Link DVI & legacy VGA ports) on this model.