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GeForce GT 240
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Release Period- 01-Nov-2009
GeForce GT 240 Review

Overview
GeForce GT 240 is a Middle-Class Graphics Card based on the Second Revision of the Tesla Architecture.


Architecture
Tesla was NVIDIA's First Unified Shader Architecture.


GPU
It equips a GPU Codenamed GT215-450-A2 which has 8 Stream Multiprocessors activated and thus offers 96 Shader Processing Units, 32 TMUs and 8 ROPs. The Central Unit is clocked at 550MHz.


Memory
The GPU accesses a 1GB frame buffer of fast GDDR5, through a 128-bit memory interface. The size of the frame buffer is adequate. The Memory Clock Operates at 850MHz.


Features
DirectX 10.1 Support (10.0 Hardware Default) and support for NVIDIA PureVideo HD Technology, Dual-stream Hardware Acceleration, PhysX, CUDA, HybridPower and other technologies.


Cooling Solution
The Cooling Solution consists of a Single-Fan.


Power Consumption
With a rated board TDP of 69W, it relies entirely on the PCI Slot for Power meaning no extra connectors are required.


Performance
Gaming benchmarks put its performance somewhat above a Radeon HD 4670, meaning it is much faster than the more recent Fermi GeForce GT 430.


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Resolution Performance
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GeForce GT 240 Performance Specification
Core Speed
Architecture
Memory
Memory Speed
Memory Bus
Memory Type
Memory Bandwidth
L2 Cache
Technology
TMUs
Texture Rate
ROPs
Pixel Rate
Shader
Processing Units
Direct X
Shader
Open GL
Resolution (WxH)
Max Power
PSU
Power Connector
GPU Details
550 MHz
Tesla GT215-450-A2
1024 MB
850 MHz
128 Bit
GDDR5
54.4GB/sec
0KB
40nm
32
18 GTexel/s
8
4 GPixel/s
96
DX 10.1
4.0
3.3
2560x1600
69 Watts
300 Watt & 22 Amps
None

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phandungtri's Rig
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I have ones, but its VRAM is 512mb not 1024mb. What's the promblem here ???

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ItsTheGamerEdit123's Rig
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Maybe some models come in 512MB of vRAM? Who knows.

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I'd get this, but this can't even support DirectX11 when my old integrated graphics could support it (not that well though)

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i want to buy this card,since my pc is bad(look specs).
Can i play newer games like far cry 3 or assassin creed 3 with this card.
Ram is bad,enough for 20 fps.

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Try on low or medium settings and see the results. My graphics card is worse.

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what is its price in karachi?
iam planning on buying it so can anyone tell me..

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good day im going to ask if this kind of gpu is compatible to my motherboard this is my motherboard nf520-a2 te replay please
THANKS :D

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as far you have GT 210 that means you have PCI x16 slot, i think you should have only one slot, so you can easyly go for this card, just watch out if it fits your case but i dont think that could be a problem too…
with your CPU and motherboard GT 240 and 3 Gb of ram would an optimal dicision, otherwise your rig will bottleneck, you could go also FOR GT 430 if you havenot good PSU ^_^

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To the members saying GT 430 is better:
You can't directly compare this GPU to GeForce GT 430. The shaders are from different architecture, GT 240 features twice as much TMUs, ROPs and the shaders are clocked more than twice as fast as the central unit - something that happened on the first-shader-unified architecture.
However, GT 430 supports DirectX 11 and this one doesn't.

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hey i have biostar nf520-a2 te will gt240 be compatible to my motherboard and work fine?

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is this card good for gaming ?

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Modest gaming, yes. But this GPU does not support DirectX 11 and so many games aren't playable..

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so can my computer handle it ?

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get a DX11 gpu. a dx10 will downgrade you…

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I don't see big differences to the gt 525M. Why is the 525 still 21% worse?

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is this gfx is better than geforce gt 430 if yes, tell me why

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I think there is a mistake on the site, because the 430 2GB should be a lot better than this.

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well, u should see the second number of any GPU, because that's the indicator, GT 240's 2nd number is 4, and 430 is 3, that means 240 is better, even if the 430 has got 2Gb, it doesn't matter :)

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Well it isn't really the best indicator because my GPU, Geforce GT 630 has a performance similar to that of GT 540. Sometimes the name is not the thing to go by, when looking at GPUs. Especially Nvidia ones.

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KOOOOL gfx……at least better than my previous nvidia 7100.

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