NVIDIA GeForce GTS 450 before officially - Fermi continues on his way to the masses

Monday, September 13, 2010

The presentation last July the GeForce GTX 460, NVIDIA with its architecture Fermi began to master the segment making the middle class. Before the recall, saw the light model GeForce GTX 480, 470 and 465, belonging to the high quality products and targeted mostly at gamers and enthusiasts.

However, even the performance of GeForce GTX 460 quite often exceeds the needs of mass consumers, is not fond of today's most demanding games, but who wants to get the product technology to support DirectX 11. Realizing this, NVIDIA has prepared and formally released a new graphics card GeForce GTS 450, is just intended for placement in the ordinary desktop users.

At the core of NVIDIA GeForce GTS 450 is a new chip GF106, created by the norms of 40 nm process technology. With regard to the characteristics of this reference design card, they include 192 core CUDA and 1 GB of GDDR5 memory with 128-bit memory interface, an additional 6-pin power connector PCIe, as well as supporting technologies CUDA, PhysX, 3D Vision and Mode 2-way SLI.

The system video output NVIDIA GeForce GTS 450 includes ports Dual DVI and Mini HDMI, but clock speeds are equal to the accelerator 783, 1566 and 1804 MHz (effective frequency 3608 MHz) for the GPU, shader and memory, respectively. Factor TDP news does not exceed 106 watts. The new card is positioned as a competitor product series AMD Radeon HD 5700, but decisions on its basis from the leading partner companies have already begun to appear in the online sales. In this case the starting price of these adapters is $ 129.