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MSI GEFORCE GTS 450
"The MSI GeForce GTS 450 uses the GF106 GPU at 850Mhz and has 1GB GDDR5 memory running at 4000Mhz. The MSI GeForce GTS 450 has a 128Bit Memory Interface, 192 Shader Processors and DirectX 11. MSI GeForce GTS 450 is facing stiff competition from the MSI GeForce GTX 460. Read on to find out which will win?"
"Designed with unparalleled levels of price/performance, MSI GeForce GTS 450 is the perfect GPU for LAN party pwning. With more than 2x the DirectX 11 geometry processing power over competing GPUs, MSI GeForce GTS 450 dominates the competition and offers amazing game realism on the latest DirectX 11 titles like Civilization V. Equipped with the latest industry leading technologies including Nvidia 3D Vision, Nvidia PhysX, high performance Nvidia GeForce drivers, and more, MSI GeForce GTS 450 has everything you need to spoil your senses!"
Cyclone Thermal Design
"9cm PWM Fan for 50% more airflow. Nickel-plated copper base for better dissipation. Rounded design to prevent keeping dust. 17c cooler than reference design."
MSI Afterburner overclocking utility
"Support Over-voltage function of GPU. Support advanced fan speed control. Support burn-in stability test. Co-development by MSI and Rivatuner, MSI releases the ultimate graphics card utility Afterburner. This utility enables all MSI graphics cards users to boost performance and to monitor all kinds of critical information in real-time. Afterburner is a completely free utility which is compatible with almost all MSI graphics cards."
PhysX and 3DVision Surround technology
"Support PhysX technology effects for realist physics effect. Support 3DVision Surround technology to provide 3 monitor output simultaneously and real 3D image experience. (NVIDIA 3D Vision Surround requires NVIDIA release 256 driver, two or more graphics cards in NVIDIA SLI configuration, 3D Vision glasses, and 3D Vision-Ready displays.)"
"The first fully Microsoft DirectX 11-compatible GPUs in their class, the ATI Radeon HD 5000 Series are designed to deliver unbelievable HD gaming performance for the latest games and DirectX 11 applications so you can dominate the competition."
HDMI and DVI
"HDMI and DVI are the most comprehensive used interfaces for high definition video display. MSI adopts two interfaces to provide a complete output solution for users to enjoy the latest HD video movies."
MSI Live Update 4
"MSI Live Update 4 is a single utility software that automatically checks BIOS, driver and utility updates and installs for you , which can save your time for searching and lower the risk while updating."
MSI Solid Capacitor Graphic Card
"MSI Graphics Card products utilities high quality solid capacitor. For the gamers and high-end users, this feature not only means that product has better quality components within, but also provide much stronger support while users want to engage in hard-core tuning."
MSI Advanced Live Update Online
"MSI Live Update online is designed to automatically download and update the BIOS and driver when there's a new version online. It helps reduce the risk of getting the wrong file and minimize the trouble of searching the files from MSI website."
"MSI specially tweak the vBIOS of graphic cards and pre-overclock to higher frequency than normal version to gain much higher performance and smoother gaming experience without losing any stability."
PCI Express 2.0 Support
"Designed to run perfectly with new PCI Express 2.0 bus architecture, offering a future proofing bridge to tomorrow's most bandwidth-hungry games and 3D applications by maximizing the 5GT/s PCI Express 2.0 bandwidth (twice that of first generation PCI Express). PCI Express 2.0 products are fully backwards compatible with existing PCI Express motherboards for broadest support."
"MSI graphics cards offer the HDMI functionality to provide access to premium digital content. HDMI enables gaming enthusiasts to seamlessly connect to their LCD monitor to bring the ultimate multimedia experience. (Only 1 single HDMI cable is required while streaming audio/video data to flat-panel display devices, such as Plasma/LCD TVs, or projector.)"
"The HDCP provides a robust, cost-effective and transparent method for transmitting and receiving digital entertainment similar to DVI/HDMI-compliant digital displays. HDCP encrypts the date transmitted between the DVI/HDMI connector on the graphics adapter and the display."
Blu-ray and HD DVD Support
"Both support the latest specifications of Blu-ray and HD DVD(High Definition DVD). It comes with the latest GPU and DDRIII superior processing performance in which users can easily enjoy the high-definition video of 1920x1080(1080p/i)."
Nvidia SLI Technology
"Delivers up to 2x the performance of a single GPU configuration for unequaled gaming experiences by allowing two cards to run in parallel. The must-have feature for performance PCI Express graphics, SLI technology dramatically scales performance on today's hottest games."
Nvidia PureVideo HD Technology
"Blu-ray and HD DVD movies are bringing a new level of movie-viewing experience; with high-definition image quality far surpassing standard-definition DVDs. NVIDIA PureVideo HD2 technology provides unsurpassed Blu-ray and HD DVD movie picture quality."
Nvidia Cuda Technology
"Nvidia Cuda technology is the world's only C language environment that enables programmers and developers to write software to solve complex computational problems in a fraction of the time by tapping into the many-core parallel processing power of GPUs. With millions of CUDA-capable GPUs already deployed, thousands of software programmers are already using the free CUDA software tools to accelerate applications from video and audio encoding to oil and gas exploration, product design, medical imaging, and scientific research."
"PhysX is designed specifically for hardware acceleration by powerful processors with hundreds of cores. Combined with the tremendous parallel processing capability of the GPU, PhysX will provide an exponential increase in physics processing power and will take gaming to a new level delivering rich, immersive physical gaming environments with features such as: Explosions that cause dust and collateral debris. Characters with complex, jointed geometries for more life-like motion and interaction. Spectacular new weapons with incredible effects. Cloth that drapes and tears naturally. Dense smoke and fog that billow around objects in motion."
MSI GEFORCE GTS 450 KEY FEATURES
MSI GEFORCE GTS 450