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NVIDIA GeForce GT 430

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The GeForce GT 430 was an entry-level graphics card by NVIDIA, launched in October 2010. Built on the 40 nm process, and based on the GF108 graphics processor, in its GF108-300-A1 variant, the card supports DirectX 11.0. The GF108 graphics processor is an average sized chip with a die area of 116 mm² and 585 million transistors. It features 96 shading units, 16 texture mapping units and 4 ROPs. NVIDIA has placed 512 MB DDR3 memory on the card, which are connected using a 64-bit memory interface. The GPU is operating at a frequency of 700 MHz, memory is running at 800 MHz.
Being a single-slot card, the NVIDIA GeForce GT 430 does not require any additional power connector, its power draw is rated at 49 W maximum. Display outputs include: 1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x VGA. GeForce GT 430 is connected to the rest of the system using a PCIe 2.0 x16 interface. The card measures 145 mm in length, and features a single-slot cooling solution. Its price at launch was 79 US Dollars.

Graphics Processor

GPU Name: GF108
GPU Variant: GF108-300-A1
Architecture: Fermi
Process Size: 40 nm
Transistors: 585 million
Die Size: 116 mm²

Graphics Card

Released: Oct 11th, 2010
Production Status: End-of-life
Launch Price: 79 USD
Bus Interface: PCIe 2.0 x16

Clock Speeds

GPU Clock: 700 MHz
Shader Clock: 1400 MHz
Memory Clock: 800 MHz
1600 MHz effective


Memory Size: 512 MB
Memory Type: DDR3
Memory Bus: 64 bit
Bandwidth: 12.80 GB/s

Render Config

Shading Units: 96
TMUs: 16
ROPs: 4
SM Count: 2
Pixel Rate: 2.800 GPixel/s
Texture Rate: 11.20 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance: 268.80 GFLOPS

Board Design

Slot Width: Single-slot
Length: 5.7 inches
145 mm
TDP: 49 W
Outputs: 1x DVI
1x VGA
Power Connectors: None
Board Number: P1071

Graphics Features

DirectX: 11.0
OpenGL: 4.5
OpenCL: 1.1
CUDA: 2.1
Shader Model: 5.0


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Card Notes

Variant Memory: 1024MB DDR3 64 bit
Variant Memory: 1024MB DDR3 128 bit
Variant Memory: 2048MB DDR3 128 bit
Variant Memory: 4096MB DDR3 128 bit
Variant Memory: 1024MB GDDR5 128 bit

Retail boards based on this design

Name GPU Clock Memory Clock Other Changes
SPARKLE GT 430 ONE 700 MHz 800 MHz 1024 MB, 1x DVI 1x HDMI, 128 bit