GeForce GT 520M
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Release Period- Jan-2011
GeForce GT 520M Review

Overview
GeForce GT 520M is a entry-level Mobile Graphics Card based on the second revision of the Fermi Architecture.


Architecture
The Fermi Architecture is manufactured with a 40nm technology and uses a technique known as Hot Clocking: The Shaders are clocked twice as fast as the Central Unit. While this leads to a reasonable performance boost, it causes enormous amounts of energy dissipation, leading, ultimately, to a significantly higher operating temperature.
Fermi is also the first GPU architecture with fully cached memory access which increases memory performance.


GPU
It equips a GPU Codenamed GF119 which has 1 Stream Multiprocessors activated and thus offers 48 Shader Processing Units, 8 TMUs and 4 ROPs. The Central Unit is clocked at 740MHz.


Memory
The GPU accesses a 1GB frame buffer of DDR3, through a 64-bit memory interface. The size of the frame buffer is exaggerated and no way benefits the GPU. The Memory Clock Operates at 800MHz.


Features
DirectX 11.0 Support (11.0 Hardware Default) and support for Optimus, 3D Vision Surround, PhysX, Realtime Raytracing and other technologies


Power Consumption
With a rated board TDP of 12W, it is suited for very small laptops.


Performance
Gaming benchmarks put its performance somewhat below a desktop GeForce GT 420.


System Suggestions
We recommend a modest processor (Intel Core i3 Mobile) and 4GB of RAM for a system with GeForce GT 520M.


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Resolution Performance
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GeForce GT 520M 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
Actual Shader
Performance
Direct X
Shader
Open GL
Resolution (WxH)
Max Power
GPU Details
740 MHz
Fermi GF119
1024 MB
800 MHz
64 Bit
DDR3
12.8GB/sec
128KB
40nm
8
6 GTexel/s
4
3 GPixel/s
48
71
DX 11
5
4.1
2560x1600
12 Watts

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UmarBeyoglu
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20:56 Sep-08-2013
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hey guys,i have this gpu on my laptop.This gpu is not bad.I played games:Nfs hp 2010 (med)
nfs shift (high),battlefield 3 (med-high) ,cod bo 2 (med-high) … . With this gpu i played even crysis 3 on low settings.For cheap gamers i advise this gpu.(Haier T5n1).In 2013 this laptop can run every but every game in the world even metro last light ;)

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Andrej997
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10:40 Oct-21-2013
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i know i have it with some clever adjustments i ran crysis 3 with 25 fps

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38fanda
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18:02 Mar-02-2013
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my friend has this on his laptop, **tiest gpu ever

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krikro123
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18:10 Mar-02-2013
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u sure ?

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guccikim
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03:30 Mar-13-2013
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My sub laptop has this and yes this is , whether for games or 3d works.

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AssassinKID
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05:27 Mar-13-2013
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But my Mobility Radeon 5470 512MB is 49% worse than this and still play games OK. It can't be that bad.

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17:38 Mar-14-2013
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just cause 2 with the lowest settings,resolution with too many lags on a core i5 2430m 2.4ghz 6gb ram and this piece of gpu

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12:33 Mar-27-2013
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LOL..I have finished battlefield 3, Metro 2033, Crysis Warhead, and Dead Space series with this gpu.

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14:26 Aug-04-2013
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Dude The RUN, Crysis 2, MW3,Most Wanted 2012, Finished this game on this gpu.

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