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NVIDIA GeForce GT 240

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The GeForce GT 240 was an entry-level graphics card by NVIDIA, launched in November 2009. Built on the 40 nm process, and based on the GT215 graphics processor, in its GT215-450-A2 variant, the card supports DirectX 10.1. The GT215 graphics processor is an average sized chip with a die area of 144 mm² and 727 million transistors. It features 96 shading units, 32 texture mapping units and 8 ROPs. NVIDIA has placed 1,024 MB GDDR5 memory on the card, which are connected using a 128-bit memory interface. The GPU is operating at a frequency of 550 MHz, memory is running at 850 MHz.
We recommend the NVIDIA GeForce GT 240 for gaming with highest details at resolutions up to, and including, 800x600.
Being a single-slot card, the NVIDIA GeForce GT 240 does not require any additional power connector, its power draw is rated at 69 W maximum. Display outputs include: 1x DVI, 1x VGA, 1x HDMI. GeForce GT 240 is connected to the rest of the system using a PCIe 2.0 x16 interface. The card measures 168 mm in length, and features a single-slot cooling solution. Its price at launch was 80 US Dollars.

Graphics Processor

GPU Name: GT215
GPU Variant: GT215-450-A2
Architecture: Tesla 2.0
Process Size: 40 nm
Transistors: 727 million
Die Size: 144 mm²

Graphics Card

Released: Nov 17th, 2009
Production Status: End-of-life
Launch Price: 80 USD
Bus Interface: PCIe 2.0 x16

Clock Speeds

GPU Clock: 550 MHz
Shader Clock: 1340 MHz
Memory Clock: 850 MHz
3400 MHz effective

Memory

Memory Size: 1024 MB
Memory Type: GDDR5
Memory Bus: 128 bit
Bandwidth: 54.4 GB/s

Render Config

Shading Units: 96
TMUs: 32
ROPs: 8
SM Count: 4
Pixel Rate: 4.40 GPixel/s
Texture Rate: 17.60 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance: 257.28 GFLOPS

Board Design

Slot Width: Single-slot
Length: 6.6 inches
168 mm
TDP: 69 W
Outputs: 1x DVI
1x VGA
1x HDMI
Power Connectors: None
Board Number: P680, P681

Graphics Features

DirectX: 10.1
OpenGL: 3.3
OpenCL: n/a
CUDA: 1.2
Shader Model: 4.0

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Gainward GT 240 GS 585 MHz 945 MHz Dual-slot
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