NVIDIA GeForce GT 420 Graphics Card

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Overview
Manufacturer
NVIDIA
Original Series
GeForce 400
Release Date
September 3rd, 2010
Launch Price
-
Graphics Processing Unit
GPU Model
GF108-200 (GF108)
Architecture
Fermi
Fabrication Process
40 nm
Die Size
116 mm2
Transistors Count
585M
Transistors Density
5M TRAN/mm2
CUDAs
48
SMXs
1
GPCs
1
TMUs
4
ROPs
4
Clocks
Base Clock
700 MHz
Memory Clock
900 MHz
Effective Memory Clock
1800 Mbps
Memory Configuration
Memory Size
1024 MB
Memory Type
DDR3
Memory Bus Width
128-bit
Memory Bandwidth
28.8 GB/s

Physical
Interface
PCI-Express 2.0 x16
Width
11.1 cm
Length
14.48 cm
Height
1-slot
Low Profile
Yes
TDP/TBP
50 W
Recommended PSU
350 W
Maximum Temperature
105 °C
Display Outputs
DVI-I DualLink
1 ×
HDMI
1 ×
VGA
1 ×
API Support
DirectX
12.0
Vulkan
-
OpenGL
4.5
OpenCL
1.1

Performance
Pixel Fillrate
2.8 GPixels/s
Texture Fillrate
2.8 GTexel/s
Peak FP32
67.2 GFLOPS
FP32 Perf. per Watt
1.3 GFLOPS/W
FP32 Perf. per mm2
579 FLOPS/mm2




  Model nameBoostMemoryPowerCustom SeriesPopularity
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MSI GT 420 1GB
N420-1GD3
- 900 MHz
 
100%
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ZOTAC GT 420 1GB Synergy Edition
ZT-40801-10L
- 900 MHz Synergy
 
54%
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ZOTAC GT 420 2GB Synergy Edition
ZT-40802-10L
- 900 MHz Synergy
 
14%
 ModelCoresBoost ClockMemory ClockMemory Config.
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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480
 
480
-
 
3.7 Gbps
 
1.5 GB GD5 384b
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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 470
 
448
-
 
3.3 Gbps
 
1.3 GB GD5 320b
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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 465
 
352
-
 
3.2 Gbps
 
1 GB GD5 256b
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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460
 
336
-
 
3.6 Gbps
 
1 GB GD5 256b
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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 SE
 
336
-
 
3.4 Gbps
 
1 GB GD5 256b
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NVIDIA GeForce GTS 450
 
192
-
 
3.6 Gbps
 
1 GB GD5 128b
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NVIDIA GeForce GT 440
 
96
-
 
1.8 Gbps
 
1 GB D3 128b
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NVIDIA GeForce GT 430
 
96
-
 
1.6 Gbps
 
512 MB D3 64b
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NVIDIA GeForce GT 420
 
48
-
 
1.8 Gbps
 
1 GB D3 128b
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NVIDIA GeForce 405
 
16
-
 
1.6 Gbps
 
512 MB D3 64b
 ModelCoresBoost ClockMemory ClockMemory Config.
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NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M LE
 
96
-
 
1.6 GB/s
 
2 GB D3 128b
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NVIDIA Quadro 1000M
 
96
-
 
1.8 GB/s
 
2 GB D3 128b
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NVIDIA NVS 5400M
 
96
-
 
1.8 GB/s
 
2 GB GD3 128b
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NVIDIA GeForce GT 440
 
96
-
 
1.8 GB/s
 
1 GB D3 128b
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NVIDIA GeForce GT 630 (GF108 128b)
 
96
-
 
1.8 GB/s
 
1 GB D3 128b
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NVIDIA GeForce GT 550M
 
96
-
 
1.8 GB/s
 
1 GB D3 128b
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NVIDIA GeForce GT 530
 
96
-
 
1.8 GB/s
 
1 GB D3 128b
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NVIDIA GeForce GT 620
 
96
-
 
1.8 GB/s
 
1 GB D3 64b
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NVIDIA GeForce GT 730 (GF108)
 
96
-
 
1.8 GB/s
 
1 GB D3 128b
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NVIDIA Quadro 500M
 
96
-
 
1.8 GB/s
 
1 GB D3 128b
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NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M
 
96
-
 
1.8 GB/s
 
1 GB D3 128b
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NVIDIA GeForce GT 630M
 
96
-
 
1.8 GB/s
 
1 GB D3 128b
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NVIDIA GeForce GT 635M
 
96
-
 
1.8 GB/s
 
1 GB D3 128b
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NVIDIA Quadro 600
 
96
-
 
1.6 GB/s
 
1 GB D3 64b
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NVIDIA Quadro 600 Trebek
 
96
-
 
1.6 GB/s
 
1 GB D3 64b
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NVIDIA GeForce GT 525M
 
96
-
 
1.8 GB/s
 
1 GB D3 128b
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NVIDIA GeForce GT 425M
 
96
-
 
1.6 GB/s
 
1 GB D3 128b
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NVIDIA GeForce GT 430
 
96
-
 
1.6 GB/s
 
512 MB D3 64b
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NVIDIA GeForce GT 420
 
48
-
 
1.8 GB/s
 
1 GB D3 128b
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NVIDIA GeForce GT 415M
 
48
-
 
1.6 GB/s
 
512 MB D3 128b

Overview

Tap into the horsepower of NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 420 GPU for a visually-charged boost on your favorite applications. Edit your photos and HD videos and push the limits of your Web experience with a new generation of GPU-accelerated browsers like Internet Explorer 9. Level-up your game with the next-generation gaming architecture built from the ground up for DirectX 11. Take the latest 3D movies home with Blu-Ray 3D and GeForce.

GeForce your PC for the ultimate performance upgrade
Tap into the horsepower of the GPU for a visually-charged boost on your favorite applications. GPU-accelerate the editing of your photos and HD videos and push the limits of your web experience with the new generation of GPU-accelerated browsers like Internet Explorer 9.


Level-up your game with a GeForce 400-series boost on your favorite DX9, DX10, and DX11 titles. And with NVIDIA GeForce Drivers, you get continuous performance optimizations for the life of your GeForce GPU.

Features

Microsoft® DirectX® 11 Support
DirectX 11 GPU with Shader Model 5.0 support designed for ultra high performance in the new API’s key graphics feature, GPU-accelerated tessellation.
Blu-Ray 3D Support*
Enable a theater quality 3D in your home with seamless support for 1080p Blu-Ray 3D discs across any compatible 3D viewing system over HDMI, including active-shutter glasses and passive polarized displays.
Hardware Video Decode Acceleration**
The combination of high-definition video decode acceleration and post-processing that delivers unprecedented picture clarity, smooth video, accurate color, and precise image scaling for movies and video.
TrueHD and DTS-HD Audio Bitstreaming Support
Full support for TrueHD and DTS-HD advanced lossless multi-channel HD audio codecs brings the rich sound of the master recording to your living room.
NVIDIA CUDA™ Technology
CUDA technology unlocks the power of the GPU’s processor cores to accelerate the most demanding tasks such as video transcoding, physics simulation, ray tracing, and more, delivering incredible performance improvements over traditional CPUs.
NVIDIA PhysX® Technology
Full support for PhysX technology, enabling a totally new class of physical gaming interaction for a more dynamic and realistic experience with GeForce.
HDMI Output
Support for HDMI output enables sending both high-definition video and audio signals to an HDTV via a single cable.***
Dual-link DVI Support
Able to drive industry’s largest and highest resolution flat-panel displays up to 2560×1600 and with support for High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).
PCI Express 2.0 Support
Designed for the new PCI Express 2.0 bus architecture offering the highest data transfer speeds for the most bandwidth-hungry games and 3D applications, while maintaining backwards compatibility with existing PCI Express motherboards for the broadest support.