Axle GeForce GT 240 512 MB

Axle GeForce GT 240 512 MB

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Introduction



Currently NVIDIA is releasing new versions of their lower end graphics card series. All new cards are based on NVIDIA's first 40 nm graphics processors. The GeForce GT 220 uses the GT216 GPU, while the G 210 uses the GT218 processor. This week marks the release of the GeForce GT 240 - NVIDIA's first GDDR5 memory card. It uses the GT215 GPU which is made in a 40 nm process at TSMC Taiwan. While the G 210 and GT 220 were positioned in the low-end segment, the GT 240 will offer performance similar to the GeForce 9600 GT, yet considerably below the aging GeForce 9800 GT.

NVIDIA lets partners build a wide range of different configurations, 512 MB or 1 GB of memory, GDDR3 or GDDR5, choice of DVI, VGA, DisplayPort and HDMI outputs. Axle has designed their own PCB and uses a custom cooling solution on their Axle GeForce GT 240 Sonic. In addition to that the card uses 512 MB of GDDR5 memory. The clock speeds are unchanged from NVIDIA's reference design with 550 / 1700 MHz.

Radeon
HD 4550
GeForce
9500 GT
GeForce
GT 220
Radeon
HD 4670
GeForce
GT 240
Axle
GT 240
GeForce
9600 GT
GeForce
9800 GT
Shader units 803248320969664112
ROPs4888881616
GPURV710G96GT216RV730GT215GT215G94G92
Transistors242M314M486M512M727M727M505M 754M
Memory Size512 MB256 MB /
512 MB
512 MB /
1024 MB
512 MB512 MB /
1024 MB
512 MB512 MB 512 MB
Memory Bus Width 64 bit128 bit128 bit128 bit128 bit128 bit256 bit 256 bit
Core Clock600 MHz550 MHz625 MHz750 MHz550 MHz550 MHz650 MHz 600 MHz
Memory Clock400 MHz900 MHz790 MHz /
1012 MHz
1000 MHz1700 MHz /
1000 MHz
1700 MHz900 MHz 900 MHz
Price$45$45$69 - $79$67$99$110$80$90
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