Features

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.

NVIDIA GeForce drivers

Unlock the full power and capability of your NVIDIA GeForce graphics processor. NVIDIA GeForce Drivers deliver continuous performance optimizations for the life of your GeForce GPU.

NVIDIA 3D Vision Support1

Expand your games in full stereoscopic 3D for the ultimate “inside the game” experience with the power of NVIDIA 3D Vision. NVIDIA 3D Vision automatically transforms hundreds of PC games into full stereoscopic 3D.

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.

2-way NVIDIA SLI Technology2

Industry leading 2-way SLI technology offers amazing performance scaling by implementing 2-way AFR (Alternate Frame Rendering) for the world’s premier gaming solution under Windows 7 with solid, state-of-the-art drivers.

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.

Hardware Video Decode Acceleration3

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.

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.

Dual-link DVI Support

Able to drive industry’s largest and highest resolution flat-panel displays up to 2560x1600 and with support for High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

HDMI Support

Support for HDMI including GPU accelerated Blu-ray 3D support (Blu-ray 3D playback requires the purchase of a compatible software player from CyberLink, ArcSoft, Corel, or Sonic), x.v.Color, HDMI Deep Color, and 7.1 digital surround sound will be added in a Release 260 driver. Upgrade your GPU to full 3D capability with NVIDIA 3DTV Play software, enabling 3D gaming, picture viewing and 3D web video streaming. See www.nvidia.com/3dtv for more details.

1 - NVIDIA 3D Vision requires NVIDIA 3D Vision glasses and a 3D Vision-Ready display. See www.nvidia.com/surround for more information.
2 - A GeForce GTS 450 GPU must be paired with another GeForce GTS 450 GPU (graphics card manufacturer can be different). SLI requires sufficient system cooling and a compatible power supply. Visit the SLI Zone for more information and a listing of SLI-Certified components.
3 - Supported video software is required to experience certain features. Visit www.nvidia.com for more details.