GTS 450 with Core i7-975 benchmarks at Ultra Quality quality settings

The price/performance ratio is excellent for GTS 450 against the competition in budget graphics cards. With current 1024 MB RAM, the GTS 450 can have serious memory-related bottlenecks in more modern games. This combination between GTS 450 and Intel Core i7-975 @ 3.33GHz has less than 15% bottleneck in many games and can cause minor FPS loss. View Current Price List

NVIDIA GeForce GTS 450
Price $ 129 5/5 Excellent
Year 2010 1/5 Weak
Series GTS 450
Maximum Recorded Temperature 73C 4/5 Very Good
Max Fan Noise 40dB 5/5 Excellent
Recommended Power Supply 456W 3/5 Good
Benchmark CPU Intel Core i7-975 @ 3.33GHz ($179.99)
CPU Impact on FPS + 0 FPS 5/5 Excellent
CPU Impact on FPS % 0%
Benchmark Quality Settings Ultra Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 43 FPS 2/5 Acceptable
Average 1440p Performance 0 FPS 1/5 Weak
Average 4K Performance 0 FPS 1/5 Weak
Memory 1 GB 2/5 Acceptable
Overall Combination Score 56/100 Good
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Game Performance at Ultra Quality settings

Resolution 1920x1080

Year Game Frames Per Second
2013 Bioshock Infinite
29 FPS
2013 GRID 2
51 FPS
2013 Total War: Rome 2
43 FPS
2011 Portal 2
64 FPS
2008 Crysis: Warhead
26 FPS

Resolution 2560x1440

Year Game Frames Per Second

Resolution 3840x2160

Year Game Frames Per Second

GTS 450 Specifications

Board Design

Board NumberP1060
Length8.25 inches 210 mm
Outputs2x DVI1x mini-HDMI
Power Connectors1x 6-pin
Slot WidthDual-slot
TDP106 W

Clock Speeds

GPU Clock783 MHz
Memory Clock902 MHz 3608 MHz effective
Shader Clock1566 MHz

Graphics Card

Bus InterfacePCIe 2.0 x16
GenerationGeForce 400
Launch Price129 USD
Release DateSep 13th, 2010

Graphics Features

DirectX12.0 (11_0)
Shader Model5.1

Graphics Processor

Die Size238 mm²
GPU NameGF106
GPU VariantGF106-250-KA-A1
Process Size40 nm
Transistors1,170 million


Bandwidth57.73 GB/s
Memory Bus128 bit
Memory Size1024 MB
Memory TypeGDDR5

Render Config

SM Count4
Shading Units192

Theoretical Performance

FP32 (float) performance601.3 GFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance50.11 GFLOPS (1:12)
Pixel Rate6.264 GPixel/s
Texture Rate25.06 GTexel/s

Critics Reviews

Performance Summary: NVIDIA’s new GeForce GTS 450 is decent performer overall. In our testing, the reference GeForce GTS 450 typically performed about on-par with or somewhat lower than the ...
NVIDIA plans to change that today with the release of the new GeForce GTS 450. As the GTS moniker denotes, the GeForce GTS 450 is targeted at the mainstream market.
Conclusion. So here’s the deal. For the most part, Nvidia’s GeForce GTS 450 does what the company says it’s supposed to. It generally lands in between the Radeon HD 5770 and 5750 performance ...
The big problem for the Nvidia GeForce GTS 450 is the fact the HD 5770 is still on the market for the same price, and that last-gen DirectX11 GPU is still one of the best budget cards around.
Nvidia GeForce GTS 450 Review. Written by bit-tech Staff ... Conclusion Stock models of the GTS 450 are set to launch at £110, with overclocked cards costing upwards of £135. This pitches the ...
¹ GeForce GTS 450 has more than 2 times faster FPS versus Radeon HD 5750 in Microsoft DirectX 11 SDK subd11 tessellation test with maximum tessellation level set. ² StarCraft performance measured on GeForce GTS 450 vs. Radeon HD 5750 at 16x10 4xAA/16xAF.
At the heart of the GTS 450 is the GF106 GPU, which is probably not one of NVIDIA’s best-kept secrets. Traditionally GPUs launch in desktop products first before getting the mobile treatment ...
2 Performance do StarCraft medida no GeForce GTS 450 vs. Radeon HD 5750 a 16x10 4xAA/16xAF. Suporte ao Microsoft DirectX 11 GPU DirectX 11 com suporte a Shader Model 5.0, projetada para performance ultrarrápida no novo recurso gráfico da API e tesselação acelerada por GPU.
The GTS 450 is the most basic Fermi GPU yet, with only one GPC (Graphics Processing Cluster) comprising four SMs (Streaming Multiprocessors) – think of it as essentially half of a GTX 460, which ...
Today NVIDIA released their new GeForce GTS 450. We take two of these cards for a spin and check whether SLI is an option worth pursuing. In addition to testing at the reference design clocks we also test at 875/1000 which represents two factory overclocked cards in SLI.