Reviews and Problems with Zotac GeForce GT 430 1GB
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Best you can still find for the PCI slot
21 February 2014
Summary: Nice item for making an old PC with AGP or PCI capable for HD playback, Blu-ray 3D, and streaming HD-audio over HDMI. This is the best solution for PCI. More powerful (96 vs 48 CC) than the GT 520 and GT 610 pci cards that have been sold by Zotac and others since this card was available in retail. But this card is becoming rare now a days. Get it while you can. The performance of the card honestly depends on the CPU you pair with.
Summary: Works for what I bought it for! PCI slot support with Aero effects, directx 11 and multimonitor support. Plug and Play with my older Dell Dimension 3000 running Windows 7 SP1. If you're looking to play newer games at high settings, don't bother with this. You're going to need a newer generation PCI express motherboard and a good AMD or Nvidia Graphics Card.
best plaiin old style pci video card on ther market
15 May 2012
Summary: this is the best pci video card on the planet right now as of 2012 this card has 96 cuda cores most of any pci card right now its nvidia!! shows It shows on old pci slot as a pcie x1 in in bandwidth terms great pcroduct thanks again zotac for continueing to push the pci for a little more great for legacy system with no pcie
Summary: No doubt that it would have worked for anyone else, it just didn't work for me. I had it in a CUDA machine and it couldn't complete tasks on BOINC. Lots of people run these cards and get them to work, but with 295.48 and 6.10.60 it wasn't for me. I'll try again later. By itself the card did display graphics, so if you just need a fast PCI card then this is your way to go.
Summary: With a rebate, $50 seemed a reasonable price for this 100 core card. I needed a spunky card for my sole MS Widows machine, but admit being bit leery about installation of something that doens't require that one compile the driver. It turned out to be as simple as plug 'n pray. Once running in VGA mode, I had Widows search online for an optimal driver ... and viola! The machine serves as an HTPC, and with the card and Atom processor are fine with a 250W.
Summary: This review is merely a comparison between this card and the Sapphire Radeon HD6670 Ultimate 1GB DDR5 DVI/HDMI/DisplayPort PCI-Express Video Card 100326UL on the fan noise and 3rd monitor support. The fan on my AMD Radeon HD 6870 graphics card has developed a high pitched whine noise. Before I could send it in for repair, I needed an emergency backup card so I bought this. The GT430 worked but had two major problems: 1.
Summary: This video card is worth every penny. Since HDMI ports are more common, I also purchased a DVI to HDMI converter for the card. Everything works terrific! Setup was relativly easy. The accompanying CD is of little value. It is best going right to the manufacturers website to get the most current updates.