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NVIDIA GeForce GT 430

GF108
Graphics Processor
96
Cores
16
TMUs
4
ROPs
512 MB
Memory Size
DDR3
Memory Type
64 bit
Bus Width
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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 12.0. 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 PCI-Express 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

Release Date
Oct 11th, 2010
Generation
NVIDIA GeForce 400
Production Status
End-of-life
Launch Price
79 USD
Bus Interface
PCIe 2.0 x16

Relative Performance

25%
32%
39%
50%
59%
62%
77%
100%
GeForce GT 430
101%
110%
116%
119%
136%
145%
155%
160%
167%
172%
184%
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507%
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525%
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723%
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812%
824%
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913%
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1087%
1093%
1107%
1122%
1132%
1137%
1142%
1153%
1158%
1174%
1262%
1279%
1279%
1293%
1414%
1447%
1515%
1564%
1718%
1778%
1940%
1940%
2021%
2364%
2425%
Based on TPU review data: "Performance Summary" at 1920x1080

Clock Speeds

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

Memory

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

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Rate
2.800 GPixel/s
Texture Rate
11.20 GTexel/s
FP32 (float) performance
268.8 GFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance
22.40 GFLOPS (1:12)

Board Design

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

Graphics Features

DirectX
12.0 (11_0)
OpenGL
4.6
OpenCL
1.1
Vulkan
N/A
CUDA
2.1
Shader Model
5.1

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

GF108 GPU Notes

PureVideo HD: VP4
VDPAU: Feature Set C

Retail boards based on this design (4)

Name GPU Clock Memory Clock Other Changes
ECS GT 430 Low Profile 1 GB 700 MHz 700 MHz 1024 MB, 128 bit
GIGABYTE GT 430 OC 1 GB 730 MHz 900 MHz 1024 MB
Palit GT 430 Low Profile 2 GB 700 MHz 535 MHz 2048 MB, 128 bit
SPARKLE GT 430 ONE 700 MHz 800 MHz 1024 MB, 1x DVI 1x HDMI, 128 bit