Originally Posted by tornadog
help me understand this. This card has better clocks, better temps and smaller size than the gtx 470. I am sure the clocks can offset the 256 RAM difference, cant it? So does it render the 470 obsolete now?
It does not match up in the pure processing department. The 470 has 442 SP's while the 460 still just has 336. You would be comparing it against the 465 instead, which has 352 SP's but lower clocks. The 470 is still firmly a more powerful card.