Reviews and Problems with Asus ENGT430 DC SL/DI/1GD3
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18 July 2011
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Conclusion: The ASUS ENGT430 is an interesting video card, as I pointed out in my original review article . The ENGT430 comes in at the low-end of the video card price segment for $79.99 at NewEgg. It also provides features such as DX11 and PhysX support.
Excerpt: During this review we will be looking at one of the most popular markets there might be for graphic cards and that is the Digital Media PC’s market. This market is were you might have your HTPC’s and average desktop PC located.
Pros: Quiet, Powerful for BLu-ray playback, Can do 3D playback, Built in audio for the loss less sound, Configurable to fit into narrower cases, Fermi chipset
Cons: Struggles with more challenging DX10 and DX11 games
Conclusion: With an MSRP of around $79, the ASUS ENGT430 will be a welcome upgrade to many PCs utilizing on-board graphics chipsets. And while this card will be available in the retail and e-tail realms, over 90% of the GT430 line will be sold to system integrators.
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Pros: DirectX-11 Compatible, 3D Vision / 3D Media Capable, Can Play Mainstream Games, Low Profile Video Card, Great Media Center GPU, Full-size HDMI 1.3 Output
Cons: Games have to be "dialed-down" to playable settings
Excerpt: Asus' ENGT430 Geforce GT 430 graphics card is a very decent low profile DirectX 11 budget card for the money. Even while slightly handicapped by its slower onboard DDR3 memory, it still succeeded in matching and in some cases surpassing the ATI alternative in terms of performance.
Conclusion: The entry level market likely won't that exciting for the vast majority of people reading this article. However, we feel the GT 430 has become a serious contender by injected just the right amount of adrenalin into this somewhat stagnant price point. It really is a pleasant surprise.