ASUS ENGT430/DI/1GD3 video card packs GeForce GT 430 GPU

Oct 12, 2010
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ASUS has officially announced their video card based on NVIDIA's new GeForce GT 430 GPU, and it's the rather extravagantly finned but unwieldily named ASUS ENGT430/DI/1GD3.  A low-profile card with VGA, DVI and HDMI outputs, the new card has 1GB of DDR3 memory, a 700MHz engine clock and 128-bit memory interface, along with the GT 430's 96 CUDA cores.

That, ASUS say, is good enough to drive up to a 2560 x 1600 display from the DVI port.  The card PCB itself measures 6.3 x 2.8 inches, and ASUS throw in two brackets - one regular, one low-profile - to suit whatever case you're using.

Finally there's a special fan design which ASUS ambitiously describe as "dust proof" and reckon will extend the life of the card by up to 25-percent.  It'll go on sale this week, price tba.

Press Release:

THE ASUS ENGT430/DI/1GD3 (LP) LOW PROFILE GRAPHICS CARD

“Ideal for the Home Theatre and Blu-ray 3D Entertainment”

ASUS has today announced the latest addition to its Fermi series of DirectX® 11 graphics cards with ENGT430/DI/1GD3 (LP).

Powered by the NVIDIA® GeForce® GT430 graphics processor, the ASUS-designed PCI-Express® 2.0 ENGT430/DI/1GD3 (LP) card is ideal for home theatre enthusiasts and casual gamers. Built using a specially designed low profile PCB (printed circuit board), the ASUS ENGT430 includes NVIDIA® PureVideo™ engine that accelerates even Blu-ray 3D media. Its use of the highest quality components, including ASUS Dust-Proof fan, GPU Guard, and Fuse Protection ensures that the ASUS ENGT430 remains stable and reliable for long-term use.

Product highlights:

· Perfect for home theatre PC with low profile design (low profile bracket is included) and watch latest movie titles in full 1080p 3D fidelity with Blu-ray 3D acceleration

· 25%* longer card lifespan with unique Dust-Proof fan

· Enhanced durability with GPU Guard that prevents cracking and fracturing, even increasing drop and shock damage resistance, and Fuse Protection that prevents overcurrent-related loss of performance.

* Subject to system configuration and usage. Results may vary.

Availability

The ASUS ENGT430/DI/1GD3 (LP) will be available from October 11th, 2010 from authorized ASUS resellers.


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