GT420 released!

Finally, NVIDIA decided to fill up the low-end segment of graphic cards with Fermi based solution, namely GT420.

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nvidia gt 420

Finally, NVIDIA decided to fill up the low-end segment of graphic cards with Fermi based solution, namely GT 420. It was first spotted in the list of recently released mobile Geforce 400M GPU series. Moreover, there were not a single official announcement made even after its discovery. Nevertheless, lets take a look at the card itself:

GT 420 top view

Based on a 40nm GPU, possibly the GF108, the card has a small low profile PCB with a small single slotted fan/heatsink cooler.

GT 420 outputs

The back of the card includes DVI, HDMI and D-Sub outputs which is enough for usual use.
In terms of performance, lets check its specifications while compared to what GTX460 offers:

GT 420 GTX 460
GPU Engine Specs:
CUDA Cores 48 336
Graphics Clock (MHz) 700 675
Processor Clock (MHz) 1400 1350
Texture Fill Rate (billion/sec) 5.6 37.8
Memory specs:
Memory clock (MHz) 900 1800
SDRAM type 2048 MB GDDR3 768 MB GDDR5
Memory Interface Width 128-bit 192-bit
Memory Bandwidth (GB/sec) 28.8 86.4
Feature Support:
NVIDIA SLI®-ready no 2-way
NVIDIA PureVideo® Technology yes
NVIDIA PhysX™-ready yes
NVIDIA CUDA™ Technology yes
Microsoft DirectX 11
OpenGL 4.0
Bus Support PCIe 2.0 x16
NVIDIA 3D Vision Ready yes
NVIDIA 3D Vision Surround Ready yes
Display Support:
Maximum Digital Resolution 2560×1600
Maximum VGA Resolution 2048×1536
Standard Display Connectors DVI-I, HDMI, VGA 2x Dual Link DVI, Mini HDMI
Multi Monitor yes
HDCP yes
HDMI yes
Audio Input for HDMI Internal
Standard Graphics Card Dimensions:
Height 2.7 inches (69 mm) 4.376 inches (111 mm)
Length 5.7 inches (145 mm) 8.25 inches (210 mm)
Width single-slot Dual-slot
Thermal and Power Specs:
Maximum GPU Temperature (in C) 105
Maximum Graphics Card Power (W) 50 160
Minimum Recommended System Power (W) 450
Supplementary Power Connectors None Two 6-pin

The new Geforce GT 420 card is not available in retail. Now it is sold as OEM card and most likelywill be put inside pre-configured systems like Dell or HP or others do. No MSRP is not yet revealed.

More info on this product here.

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Ghifari Mustajab, June 3, 2017 at 9:50 am

Ghifari Mustajab,

Hey do you sell the fan shink?