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EXTREME CONFUSION; Is it a GTX 460 or 470?

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My brother bought a PNY XFX Gtx 460 last christmas, and gave it to me when he bought a ATI 6950. Up until now I just realized that my device manager says that the video card is a GTX 470. Checked GPU-z, and it shows GTX 470. I even checked what the hell he bought, I have the box infront of me, it shows GTX 460 PNY (Enthusiast edition). Does anyone know what's wrong? Why is it showing GTX 470 instead of 460? Will this affect my drivers, etc?
post #2 of 89
How many shaders does it have?

You can change the card's name by messing a bit with the driver, but shaders are pretty much what gpuz gets from the card and the chip.

A gpuz shot would be nice to see as well.
Edited by Starbomba - 10/10/11 at 6:02pm
   
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Originally Posted by pwndupure View Post
My brother bought a PNY XFX Gtx 460 last christmas, and gave it to me when he bought a ATI 6950. Up until now I just realized that my device manager says that the video card is a GTX 470. Checked GPU-z, and it shows GTX 470. I even checked what the hell he bought, I have the box infront of me, it shows GTX 460 PNY (Enthusiast edition). Does anyone know what's wrong? Why is it showing GTX 470 instead of 460? Will this affect my drivers, etc?
Check the sticker labeled on the back PCB of the card.

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PNY and XFX are 2 different companies. Beyond that little problem you give no evidence to say it is anything other than a 470. Drivers are the same for all 8 9 200 400 and 500 series cards at this point. 400 and 500 require some of the later revisions and specific model fixes do exist between them but...
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post #5 of 89
Maybe he got an unlocked GTX 465? Or you got a real GTX 470. Either way, enjoy what you have, driver conflicts won't be a problem.

Post a shot of the GPU-Z if you can!
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post #6 of 89
Is it a PNY card or XFX card? I know for a fact that XFX did make 460's. I should know, I owned one.

But yeah, load up GPU-Z, the shader count will tell you for sure what it actually is.
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Wow. Things like this never happen to crash...

If it's a 470, profit dude.
 
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Post pics of GPU-Z and of both sides of the card.
    
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post #9 of 89
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http://www.techpowerup.com/gpuz/2dwmc/




To be honest, I don't want to turn my computer off right now as i'm watching something But this is what my brother purchased, it's EXACTLY... the same thing..
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Quote:
Originally Posted by RainMotorsports View Post
PNY and XFX are 2 different companies.
I think he meant PNY "XLR8". Just my guess...
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