MSI VN240GT-MD1G - more cheaper version of GeForce GT 240

Friday, December 25, 2009

Despite the fact that the video card GeForce GT 240 refers to the entry-level, some manufacturers equip it with high-quality components that increase the reliability and functionality of the adapter, but at the same time and increases cost. Similarly, the company received and MSI, in mid-November, presented a series of video cards N240GT, based on the model GeForce GT 240 and equipped with military-grade components of the Military Class and overclocking utility Afterburner. However, many users do not need such high functionality of an ordinary accelerator and do not want to overpay for the different "chips" and "thingies".

Given this, MSI has developed another version of the GeForce GT 240 - card VN240GT-MD1G. Unlike previous models Taiwanese manufacturer, this accelerator does not contain many components of the Military Class, including capacitors Hi-c CAP and solid state chokes. In addition, it is mainly used conventional, rather than solid-state capacitors.

The rest, graphics card VN240GT-MD1G very similar to their predecessors. It is based on the GT215 chip and has 96 stream processors, 1 GB of GDDR3 memory with 128-bit interface, as well as technology to support DirectX 10.1 and video outputs D-Sub, DVI and HDMI. Clock speeds are equal to the accelerator 550/1340/1580 MHz for GPU, shader, and memory, respectively, and its value should be around 70 euros.