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GeForce GTS 450 v4 Asus 1GB Edition

The GeForce GTS 450 v4 Asus 1GB Edition is clocked at 594 MHz.

It has an SPU performance of 171.

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Nvidia GeForce GTS 450 v4 Asus 1GB Edition

help iconCore Speed594 MHzhelp iconTransistor Size40nm
help iconArchitectureFermi GF106-250-KA-A1help iconTexture Mapping Units24
help iconSLI/Crossfire Supportyeshelp iconTexture Rate14.3 GTexel/s
help iconIntegratednohelp iconRender Output Units16
help iconRelease Date11 Jul 2012help iconPixel Rate9.5 GPixel/s
help iconRequired Power75Whelp iconDirectX11
help iconMemory1024MBhelp iconShader Model5.0
help iconMemory Speed800MHzhelp iconOpen GL Version4.1
help iconMemory Bus128 Bithelp iconMax Resolution2560x1600
help iconMemory TypeDDR3help iconHDMI Connections1
help iconSPUs144help iconDVI Connections1
help iconSPU Performance171help iconVGA Connections1

GeForce GTS 450 v4 Asus 1GB Edition compatibility review

Overall, the Nvidia GeForce GTS 450 v4 Asus 1GB Edition has average performance. This should be expected only from older dedicated graphics cards, so this graphics card should definitely be avoided if building a system to power modern applications and games. This graphics card is now over 8 years old, which means it is extremely out of date and is based on very aged technologies. The driver support for the Nvidia GeForce GTS 450 v4 Asus 1GB Edition is now fairly poor, so don't count on any new game optimizations. You may also encounter more and more graphical oddities as newer games are released.

At this performance level you would be better off getting a CPU with an integrated GPU, because a dedicated graphics card like the Nvidia GeForce GTS 450 v4 Asus 1GB Edition would not be worth the extra investment, and an integrated solution would be much cheaper, produce less heat, and require less power. We would recommend an Intel Iris GPU on one of the latest Intel Haswell processors, such as the Iris Pro Graphics 5200 Desktop, or one of AMD's latest APU Family graphics solutions such as the Radeon HD 8670D.

With an effective SPU count of 171, the Nvidia GeForce GTS 450 v4 Asus 1GB Edition processes shading and special graphical effects fairly poorly. The GPU is not too power-hungry at 75 Watts, however.

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GeForce GTS 450 v4 Asus 1GB Edition Predicted Frames per second

Game name Frames per second
Minecraft 69
Assassins Creed 4 Black Flag 28
Battlefield 3 38
The Elder Scrolls V 39
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare 138
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 80
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