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Nvidia GeForce GTS 450 MSI Cyclone 1GB Edition

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How well can the GeForce GTS 450 MSI Cyclone 1GB Edition run games
2 Aug 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

This GeForce GTS 450 MSI Cyclone 1GB Edition graphics card is considered budget with poor modern game performance when playing anything more demanding than indie game requirements. GeForce GTS 450 MSI Cyclone 1GB Edition is capable of DirectX 11 gaming requirements.

How many years will the GeForce GTS 450 MSI Cyclone 1GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTS 450 MSI Cyclone 1GB Edition in your PC? Its upgrade time for the GeForce GTS 450 MSI Cyclone 1GB Edition, assuming you are a modern day gamer.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTS 450 MSI Cyclone 1GB Edition? A suitable upgrade choice for the GeForce GTS 450 MSI Cyclone 1GB Edition is the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB, which is 553% more powerful and can run 853 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements. Alternatively a suitable upgrade choice for the GeForce GTS 450 MSI Cyclone 1GB Edition is the R-500 Series Radeon RX 580 8GB, which is 432% more powerful and can run 790 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements.
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The GeForce GTS 450 MSI Cyclone 1GB Edition is released on 13 Sep 2010

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Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTS 450 MSI Cyclone 1GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
Fermi GF106-250-KA-A1
Process
40nm
TMUs
32
Texture Rate
27 GTexel/s
ROPs
16
Pixel Rate
14 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units (Cuda Cores)
192
Ray Tracing Cores
Tensor Cores
-
Driver Support
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Release Price
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.0
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.5
Resolution (WxH)
2560x1600
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
1024 MB
Memory Speed
980 MHz
Memory Bus
128 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
62.7GB/sec
L2 Cache
256KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
850 MHz
Power
Max Power
106 Watts
PSU
400 Watt & 29 Amps
Power Connector
1x 6-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
Best RAM Match
4 GB
Best Resolution
1600 x 900
GPU Upgrade
Resolution Performance
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
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6.1
4.6
2.8
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GeForce GTS 450 MSI Cyclone 1GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
GeForce GTS 450 MSI Cyclone 1GB Edition is a special edition of NVIDIA's fast-middle-class GeForce GTS 450, created by MSI.


Overclock Out of The Box
The Central Unit is now of 850MHz, instead of 783MHz while the Operating Memory Clock was increased to 980MHz.


Cooling Solution
The Cooling System was replaced by MSI's Cyclone Thermal Design which means the Graphics Card runs cooler under load.


Performance
Benchmarks indicate a 8% performance boost over the reference GeForce GTS 450.


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GeForce GTS 450 MSI Cyclone 1GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Graphics Card
423%
RAM
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Cyberpunk 2077 238% 581%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 363% 363%
Horizon: Zero Dawn 303% 395%
Marvel's Avengers 141% 395%
Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout 127% 187%
Total War Saga: Troy 11% 164%
Valorant 81% 51%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 206% 581%
Fast & Furious Crossroads 229% 789%
Grand Theft Auto VI 363% 636%
GeForce GTS 450 MSI Cyclone 1GB Edition Extras
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