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Ultimate Performance and Overclocking graphics card
Industry type:PC and software
Product model number:N480GTX Lightning
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The brand-new N480GTX Lightning is designed for extreme over-clocking, and is the revolutionary Power4 power supply architecture in industry. In MSI MOA 2010 World Over-Clocking tournament, it breaks the 1325 MHz record set by GeForce GTX 480 and reaches amazing GPU score of 34795! N480GTX Lightning is without doubt a prime-level video card born for over-clocking.
N480GTX Lightning from MSI enhances 4 power related design and components, which includes 16 phase PWM power-supply module to provide more than 3 times of current to video core, next generation capacitance – Proadlizer. These features raise signal stability, provide the best MOSEFT– CopperMOS and to provide formidable, stable power GPU and memory.
Twin Frozr III cooling can reduce temperatures by up to 18℃ when compared to the reference board, and WM fan upgrade to double 9cm instead of double 8cm. Excedpt from increasing 40% of airflow, N480GTX Lightning also comes with exclusive SuperPipe 8mm heat pipes technology, making it able to reduce temperatures by up to 18℃ when compared to the reference board design core temperature, and also leverage its potential on over-clocking
N480GTX Lightning comes with MSI's proprietary Afterburner (V2.0.0) overclocking software. The software not only can adjust GPU and Memory clock, but also can adjust GPU/Memory/PLL* voltage, which boosts 34% of over-clocking performance!
N480GTX Lightning has a Hi-c CAP which owns 8 times lifecycle comparing to normal solid capacitance, a Super Ferrite Choke, which provides 30% more current comparing to average product, and a solid capacitance which lasts more than 10 years of product life. The best material dramatically promotes component use lifetime and stability, creating fantastic quality.



Dedicated to gamer-driven innovation, MSI leverages its remarkable R&D strengths to craft top-notch, well-acclaimed notebook PCs, graphics cards, motherboards, monitors and desktop PCs. Now, MSI GAMING Series receives gamers’ unanimous acclaim and the P Series elaborated for content creators has an excellent reputation for quality and durability. All these distinctive products have made MSI a forerunner in the high-end market. Also adding to the lineup are cloud servers, tailor-made IPCs, intelligent robotic appliances and human-centric vehicle electronics that further demonstrate MSI’s strengths and endeavors in artificial intelligence, commercial and IOT(Internet of Things) markets.


As a world leading gaming brand, MSI is the most trusted name in gaming and eSports. We stand by our principles of breakthroughs in design, the pursuit of excellence, and technological innovation. Integrating gamers' most coveted extreme performance, realistic visuals, authentic sound, precise control and smooth streaming functions into its gaming rigs, MSI frees gamers from tedious trial and error and pushes gaming performance beyond limits. The determination to surpass past achievements has made MSI a ‘True Gaming’ brand with gaming spirit throughout the industry!

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