GeForce GTX 480, GTX 470 Prices, Details Leaked?

Website VR-Zone claims to have received what are supposedly the final specifications for the upcoming Nvidia GeForce GTX 480 and GTX 470 GPUs.

The site lists the following information:

GeForce GTX 480 : 480 SP, 700/1401/1848MHz core/shader/mem, 384-bit, 1536MB, 295W TDP, US$499GeForce GTX 470 : 448 SP, 607/1215/1674MHz core/shader/mem, 320-bit, 1280MB, 225W TDP, US$349 Internal benchmarks reveal that GeForce GTX 470 is some 5-10% faster than Radeon HD 5850 and similiar for GeForce GTX 480 over the Radeon HD 5870. Interestingly, the TDP of GeForce GTX 480 is almost similar to Radeon HD 5970 which is a dual GPU card. Interestingly, our sources revealed that there are indeed plans for dual Fermi cards and the TDP of the card is probably gonna be mind blowing.

UPDATE: Above quoted information has been updated to reflect new information reported by VR-Zone.

Also found on VR-Zone's forums is a picture from Turkish website DonanimHaber of what is purported to be the first Nvidia-made picture of the GeForce GTX 480 card:

Nvidia reminds us once again to stay tuned for the official unveil of the GeForce GTX 480 and GTX 470 on the evening of March 26.

Marcus Yam
Marcus Yam served as Tom's Hardware News Director during 2008-2014. He entered tech media in the late 90s and fondly remembers the days when an overclocked Celeron 300A and Voodoo2 SLI comprised a gaming rig with the ultimate street cred.
  • longshotthe1st
    Still just speculation on the performance, believe it when you see it.
  • brother shrike
    no mention of the 5970... I wonder if they have a competitor in the pipe or if they're conveniently ignoring it.
  • Aussiekid
    Finally, some actual hard data. The box designs were getting annoying!
  • scook9
    I would be surprised if the prices are that low....this is nvidia here
  • campb292
    5-10% increase over 5800 performance? That seems completely expected, since it is technology being released 6 months AFTER the 5800 cards. Still though - 600MHz ranges on the clocks?
  • nfail
    what is funny is that heatsink looks more like a bbq grill. BACONATOR IS GO.
  • UbeRveLT
    I think these new cards will do alot better than what is expected.
  • duk3
    Assuming that everything is right, the 470 will be decent competition for the 5850 and the 480 will be not too decent competition for the 5870 (a bit better then the 295)
    And that's without the ATI price drops and the 5890 to come.
  • AMW1011
    " GeForce GTX 480 : 512 SP, 384-bit, 295W TDP, US$499

    GeForce GTX 470 : 448 SP, 320-bit, 225W TDP, US$349

    Internal benchmarks reveal that GeForce GTX 470 is some 5-10% faster than Radeon HD 5850 and similiar for GeForce GTX 480 over the Radeon HD 5870."

    That is all fail, no one in their right mind would buy a GTX 480 with a TPD of 295w over a 5870 with a TPD of 188w for a 5-10% boost, especially since the GTX 480 wont be clocking very high at those power levels.

    I am taking this with a grain of salt, possibly a wishful one.
  • aznguy0028
    Why would anyone get a GTX480 over a 5870 and pay a hefty premium to get 5-10% increase in performance? You can get a 5870 for ~410, while the MSRP for a GTX480 would be 499$, but we all know the real price would be 530$+ when it hits the market.

    So why anyone would pay around 110$ more when there clearly is a better option, not to mention future price drops of the 5xxx series due to competition?