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ZOTAC Announces GeForce GTS 450 ECO Edition Graphics Card

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ZOTAC International, a leading innovator and the world’s largest channel manufacturer of graphics cards, motherboards and mini-PCs, today debuts the new GeForce GTS 450 ECO Edition with enhanced energy-efficiency. The new ZOTAC GeForce GTS 450 ECO Edition delivers best-in-class energy efficiency with a 33-perecent reduction in energy consumption.

“ZOTAC understands the importance of energy-efficient graphics performance for users that demand the latest 3D features with a performance kick,” said Carsten Berger, marketing director, ZOTAC International. “With the ZOTAC GeForce GTS 450 ECO Edition, we were able to improve energy-efficiency and eliminate the external power connector without sacrificing any GPU features.”

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MORE 400 series cards? GET YOUR ACT TOGETHER, PEOPLE. This is 2011 for chrissake, the 600 series is only just around the corner...
 

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im having a hard time telling from the picture if this is a single slot or dual slot card.
 
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im having a hard time telling from the picture if this is a single slot or dual slot card.
Just tilt your head a little bit to the right ... yep, perfect.

It looks single slot for me. Maybe a little bit taller, but not close to dual slot.
 

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Just tilt your head a little bit to the right ... yep, perfect.

It looks single slot for me. Maybe a little bit taller, but not close to dual slot.
ha! i'm glad i'm not the only person that does that :laugh:
 
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Two screws are missing off the back! :)
 
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MORE 400 series cards? GET YOUR ACT TOGETHER, PEOPLE. This is 2011 for chrissake, the 600 series is only just around the corner...

Probably lot of unsold GPUs, or just made more of it just like 5770 did, but can't rebrand.
 

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1.its only ddr3
2. that fan looks like "a farting fan"
To Little To Late
MORE 400 series cards? GET YOUR ACT TOGETHER, PEOPLE. This is 2011 for chrissake, the 600 series is only just around the corner...
I don't see the problem with letting the engineers have some fun while getting rid of their existing stock. And if price is right it can be a good budget performer.
 

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im having a hard time telling from the picture if this is a single slot or dual slot card.
Just tilt your head a little bit to the right ... yep, perfect.

It looks single slot for me. Maybe a little bit taller, but not close to dual slot.
From the OP


Fifth from the bottom says it's single slot, so this wouldn't be a bad physx card if and only if its cheap.
 

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At least the exhaust points in the right direction- remove a PCI slot cover and the heat will move out of the case.
 
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a graphics card that would hardly turn a game on a screen more 'big 22-inch
 

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Oh looks pretty good...wait...DDR3...WTF?!
 
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Neat toy. It would be awesome if a green version of the GTX550 was released.
 
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I really like the design but kinda last year . . . in terms of spec.
 
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I really like the design but kinda last year . . . in terms of spec.
S.D. was great the last two days, did the Midway and S-W. Fun!

Last year’s Spec’... more like specifications and performance from like when you joined the fourms... November 2009!

With DDR3 @ 1333Mhz (effective?) its’ lost significantly more than half its’ memory bandwidth… but remember that’s “without sacrificing any GPU features”. That’s clever marketing speak to cover up the fact they castrated the core clock by like 23%, so now it performs more like the GT240 DDR5 could provide; although, at least it still significantly outclasses the GT440 (but then that not saying anything).

When 5670 with DDR3 are what like $40, DDR5 like $60 here state-side (-AR) this better have one heck of a price break. Right today I wouldn’t implore anyone to purchase genuine reference GTS450 for anymore than like $70 –AR$20. So, it might be a nice card for $50 or less.