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ZOTAC Unleashes Trio of GeForce GT 430 Series Graphics Cards


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ZOTAC International, a leading innovator and the world’s largest channel manufacturer of graphics cards, motherboards and mini-PCs, today announces the ultimate combination of value, features and performance with the new ZOTAC GeForce GT 430 series graphics cards. The new ZOTAC GeForce GT 430 series graphics cards supercharge your computing experience for GPU-accelerated photo and high-definition video editing, superior multimedia capabilities and push the limits of your web experience.

GPU-acceleration is taken to another level with the ZOTAC GeForce GT 430 series graphics cards. With 96 unified shaders on tap, the ZOTAC GeForce GT 430 series dominates NVIDIA CUDA-enabled applications for a phenomenal computing experience that is productive and fun.

The ZOTAC GeForce GT 430 series takes movies to the third dimension with Blu-ray 3D compatibility when paired with a 3DTV and capable Blu-ray playback software for the ultimate in-home cinematic experience. Hardware video decode acceleration technology enables the ZOTAC GeForce GT 430 series to deliver stunning high-definition 3D video playback smoothly for an uninterrupted high-definition experience.

When paired with a compatible home theater receiver, the ZOTAC GeForce GT 430 series graphics card is capable of bitstreaming loss-less Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio for unmatched audio fidelity with Blu-ray movies.

“Our ZOTAC GeForce GT 430 series graphics cards are the ultimate companion for high-definition capable home theater PCs. By combining world-class Blu-ray 3D playback capabilities with crystal clear audio, the ZOTAC GeForce GT 430 series delivers an unrivaled high-definition audio and visual experience,” said Carsten Berger, marketing director, ZOTAC International.

The ZOTAC GeForce GT 430 series improves web browsing by enabling GPU-acceleration capabilities with next-generation web browsers such as Internet Explorer 9 for ultra-responsiveness and lightning-fast load times. Adobe Flash acceleration technology brings smooth streaming high-definition video playback for a rich multimedia-filled online experience with the ZOTAC GeForce GT 430 series graphics cards.

Three models are available in the ZOTAC GeForce GT 430 series – the ZOTAC GeForce GT 430, GeForce GT 430 ZONE Edition and GeForce GT 430 LP – to let users select the perfect GeForce GT 430-series powered graphics card to GeForce their PC with DirectX 11 graphics.

“ZOTAC offers our customers a variety of options to let them decide what works best. The availability of our ZOTAC GeForce GT 430 in standard, passive and low-profile models just shows that we are flexible and have graphics solutions for all computing needs whether its standard ATX, silent computing or small form factor,” said Mr. Berger.

The ZOTAC GeForce GT 430 graphics card packs 1GB of high-speed DDR3 memory attached to a 128-bit memory interface for optimal value and performance while the ZOTAC GeForce GT 430 ZONE Edition transforms the GeForce GT 430 into the ultimate upgrade for home theater PCs and silent PC aficionados by eliminating cooling fans for pure silence. The low-profile ZOTAC GeForce GT 430 LP is available for height-constrained small form factor systems.
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The passive card is vageuly interesting, at least then you're making a rational and conscious tradeoff with the so-so performance of the GT 430. I've been hnkering for a passive card for older gaming that doesn't have a serious price premium, so far all passive cards do have a premium though :( and Zotac is pretty bad with jacking the price on their passive cards.

It's a shame NV didn't put a GDDR5 controller and one more ROP partition in this chip though...with more bandwidth and 8 pixels/clock it could compete with the Radeon 55xx and 56xx pretty well I think. Even the GT 240 had GDDR5 variants!
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if you rarely need an nvidia just grab a 9400 or 210 both are fine for older gaming and passive for low budget ( got my 9400 for around 25€ street price )

or go with atis low profile some of them are fanless....

bad thing here is that none of the passives are low profile
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these card ain't worth 50 dollar to me....at least the way they look cheap...