NVIDIA has released a new GeForce today. The GeForce GT 430 is an entry level card designed to compete with AMD Radeon HD 5500 series and to replace the GeForce GT 240. The GT 430 is based on the GF108 GPU and is priced at around US $80. This sub $100 card offers OpenGL 4.1 / Direct3D 11 support allowing light gaming. But the real target is to build a multimedia PC (HTPC, photo, video).
GeForce GT 430 specifications
- GPU: GF108 @ 700MGz / 40nm
- Shader cores: 96 @ 1400MHz
- Streaming multiprocessors: 2
- Memory: 1024MB DDR3 @ 900MHz real speed (or 1800MHz DDR speed), 128-bit
- ROPs: 4
- 3D APIs: OpenGL 4.1, Direct3D 11
- GPU computing: OpenCL 1.1, CUDA, PhysX and DirectCompute
- TDP: 49W
Quick overview of performance
Power consumption and temperatures
Power consumption and GPU temperature of the GeForce GT 430 stressed by FurMark.
GeForce GT 430 – FurMark: power consumption (source)
GeForce GT 430 – FurMark: GPU temperature (source)
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MSI’s overclocked version of the GeForce GT 430 (source)
MSI’s GeForce GT 430 with reference clocks
GIGABYTE GeForce GT 430 (source)
KFA2 GeForce GT 430 (source)