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New NVIDIA GeForce GT 430 Is the Perfect GPU for Digital Media PCs

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NVIDIA today announced the latest addition to its Fermi class of graphics processing units (GPUs), the NVIDIA GeForce GT 430, which was specifically designed to provide the horsepower needed to power today's digital media PCs and provide the high definition video and audio experiences that desktop customers demand.

The GeForce GT 430 utilizes the Company's latest 40nm GPU, codenamed GF108, which is already designed into a variety of desktop and notebook platforms from the world's leading OEMs, including Acer, ASUS, Dell, HP, Lenovo, MSI, Samsung, Sony and others. For customers looking for a viable desktop upgrade from lowly integrated solutions, the GeForce GT 430 is a major step up, delivering unparalleled experiences in photo and video editing, Blu-ray 3D, as well as the next generation of GPU-accelerated Web browsers and Web content. And, when combined with NVIDIA 3D Vision technology and a compatible display, the GT 430 is also the only GPU in its class that allows consumers to experience their digital content in full stereoscopic 3D.

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I donno why but i expected more from a 96SP based GPU...
 
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Its a good HTPC GPU.... bbut for $70, you could get a 4670 or a 5570 that performs better according to the the TPU review
 
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and for 10$ more you can get the HD5670
 
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Its a good HTPC GPU.... bbut for $70, you could get a 4670 or a 5570 that performs better according to the the TPU review
Its not always about the bandwidth. Proccessing power is what matters lol... If my friends HD 5570 40nm, can keep up to my 9800 GT 65nm, then Im sure the GTS 430 would have no probs holding its own aswell. :)

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Any guesses on how much PPD that would do ? heh.. 8-9k ?
 
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They should over mass produce the GTX 480 so all GTX 480s are cheaper and we won't need cards like these.
 
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They should over mass produce the GTX 480 so all GTX 480s are cheaper and we won't need cards like these.
So basicly you want people to go through a drive-through video card store like MacDonalds?....;)
 
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they crippled this thing with 4 ROPS and GDDR3 imo, 8 ROPS and GDDR5 and I think it'd be at least 40-50% faster. will make a great budget folder or PhysX card tho
 

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Looks like a pretty nice GPU for an HTPC build..
 
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Would a GT 240 with 8 ROPS and GDDR5 beat this card? Even my GT 220 has twice the ROPs and half the shaders. Seems like it gets beaten by an HD 5570 a majority of the time.

Wonder how it folds compared to a GT 240.
 
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that card look like shit to me...
 

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70-80$ HTPC gpu is not meant for anybody, F this.
 
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Makes me want one of these cards. They look so cute :) Also if i look at the chart, 11fps in Crysis with 4xFSAA. That's pretty demanding for such card and getting 11fps out ain't that bad really. Still unplayable but it means it can run some games pretty well. If you're a Left 4 Dead series fan it's a decent card. Or if you like older games from before 2005. I mean i play really old games quite a lot.
 
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If i wanna play L4D for that money ill buy an Fing 9600GT for even less
 
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... and get OWNED by someone running a GTS 430 hehe
Since they are soo cheap and 'not worth it', plzzz buy me one... :p .. or two :nutkick:
But the 9600 GT performs better i believe, and if you can find that cheaper then a 430, then that's definitely the thing to pick imo.
 
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