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XFX Radeon HD 5450 512 MB DDR3 HDMI (HD-545X-YRH2)
7.8 out of 10

XFX Radeon HD 5450 512 MB DDR3 HDMI (HD-545X-YRH2)

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Overall 4

Low Profile Failure

Travis R., Newegg
19 June 2015
  • Summary: I can't believe something so simple as making a cable long enough for the expansion could be overlooked in design.
  • Pros: Cheap price, works fine in normal tower
  • Cons: When using with low profile bracket, the ribbon for the D-sub is too short. You cant place the add-on card 'lower' than full card because the ribbon is 1/4 too short. Sloppy design which could be easily solved.
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Overall 4

Old Tech

Anonymous, Newegg
1 December 2014
  • Pros: Just works,Cheap
  • Cons: Runs very HOT! Not for Games.Old technology,last resort buy.New CPU/GPU AMD combo are faster than this.
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Overall 2

Worst video card I ever had

DUNG V., Newegg
4 May 2013
  • Summary: I got this card to replace my previous video card which lasted for 7 years. This card has "life time warranty". But it died after two months of light use. I come to the XFX support web site and raised "support ticket". No one looked at my ticket for weeks.
  • Pros: Low price (after rebate), low profile.
  • Cons: Low quality, unreliable video card. No technical support. No warranty service
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Overall 6

Issues with 1080p

Jacob S., Newegg
2 April 2013
  • Summary: I bought this for a budget build. Fresh install and the latest drivers and having issues with stutter for 1080p flash videos. 720p is smooth. Maybe due to the somewhat low memory bandwidth at 32 bit?
  • Pros: Fanless, decent overclocking headroom and temps stay low. GPU: 680 mHz Memory (RAMDAC): 600 mHz
  • Cons: Getting stutter when playing 1080p Youtube Videos
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Overall 8

Cannot Claim Rebate

Lalgudi R., Newegg
9 February 2013
  • Pros: Ubuntu 12.10 (64) installed driver cleanly. Works okay. You Tube runs fine, photo processing with Raw Therapee is crisp. Quiet, of course. Card installs easily and does not run into motherboard components.
  • Cons: Cannot find this model amongt the ten listed in the rebate web page. Knock one point off rating. Hope someone can tell me how to claim the $10 rebate. Screen window movement is a little jerky, compared with an older slower machine with a 3 year old (similar low end) Nvidia card. Same OS, same KVM...
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Overall 8

Bad shipping

Jesse D., Newegg
29 September 2012
  • Pros: Plug and play. No fan to burn out and completly quiet.
  • Cons: My system reads it as slower than the card I'm replacing. I'm really just reveiwing this too rag on the shipping again. Newegg always used UPS for shipping and that meant two or three days. Now they send it the other way first just to drop it in the mail and it takes a week, super saver my ...!
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Overall 10

Cheap card for initial configuration purposes

Dale C., Newegg
14 May 2012
  • Summary: Despite the low WEI rating, this card can handle most non-gamer desktop needs, and probably older games or even newer ones with some of the bells and whistles turned off. Not bad considering the price. Eventually I'll switch to my 4870 when I gut my older machine, though.
  • Pros: This card is affordable and can meet the needs of most workstations. It worked great for initial configuration purposes in my new X79 based system.
  • Cons: WEI rating of 2.2 for Aero Desktop Performance looks bad next to all those 7.8's and 7.9's. Gaming graphics rate 5.5.
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Overall 10

Works for my needs

justin m., Newegg
30 April 2012
  • Pros: Easy Install, Ubuntu picked up immediately. Plays Full screen YouTube HD movies without a drop in frame rate like on-board hd 3000 did. Can deff tell the difference between the RGB and HDMI outputs.
  • Cons: Non so far
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Overall 10

works good

Acurtiss G., Newegg
15 April 2012
  • Summary: Remember this is an entry level graphics card. So if you plan on running modern games then op for the 5850 or higher
  • Pros: does exactly what its suppose to. I gave it 5 eggs because you have to realize this isnt a gaming graphics card, but it will play most games fairly well. It will play all of the slightly older games at mid - ultra settings depending on the game.
  • Cons: none
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Overall 10

Great little card

Gary E., Newegg
22 December 2011
  • Summary: Some one said that they werent able to use ATI OverDrive because it wasnt in the driver options... It is. and works fine. Running stable at 695 MHz and Memory clocks at 605 MHz
  • Pros: Small, doesnt run very hot.
  • Cons: Not any thing yet...
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