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GTS 450 officially announced!

Finally, after many rumors and information leaked, GTS 450 is officially announced

Finally, after many rumors and information leaked, it is officially announced, right on time, new NVIDIA graphic card — GeForce GTS 450 — based on Fermi architecture and supporting modern features DirectX 11 Shader Model 5.0. What is more, card uses unaltered! GF106 graphics processor.

GTS 450

It is composed of one Graphics Processing Cluster (GPC), with four Streaming Multiprocessors (SMs). Each SM wields 48 shader cores and equipped with four dispatch units and eight texture units. In total, that gives us 192 shader cores, four Polymorph engines (one per SM), and 32 texture units.

GF106

More on GTS 450 details:

NVIDIA GTS 450 card specification
GPU Engine Specs:
Graphics Clock (MHz)783
Processor Clock (MHz)1566
Texture Fill Rate (billion/sec)25.1
Memory specs:
Memory clock (MHz)1804
SDRAM type1024 MB GDDR5
Memory Interface Width128-bit
Memory Bandwidth (GB/sec)57.7
Feature Support:
SLI-ready2-way
3D Vision Readyyes
PureVideo Technologyyes
PhysX-readyyes
CUDA Technologyyes
Microsoft DirectX11
OpenGL4.0
Display Support:
Maximum Digital Resolution2560×1600
Maximum VGA Resolution2048×1536
Multi Monitoryes
HDCPyes
HDMIyes
Audio Input for HDMIInternal
Thermal and Power Specs:
Maximum GPU Temperature (in C)100
Maximum Graphics Card Power (W)106
Minimum Recommended System Power (W)400 Watt power supply. (Minimum recommended power supply with +12 Volt current rating of 22 Amps.)
Supplementary Power ConnectorsOne 6-pin

Lets look at the card design itself:

GTS 450

GTS 450 uses a 210 mm board and PCI Express 2.0 x16 bus and cooled with a two slot fan located in the center of cooling system.

GTS 450

The back panel features two Dual Link DVI and Mini HDMI outputs.

The main role of GTS 450 is not only to replace the previous generation graphic cards, namely NVIDIA GeForce GTS 250, but also to compete against AMD products of same price segment. According to recent news, the price of GTS 450 is located somewhere between ATI Radeon HD 5750 and ATI Radeon HD 5770.

More info on this product here.

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