Nvidia GT 1030 is Budget Graphics Card


Nvidia has focused on meeting the requirements of upper to mid end of the market with the 10 series graphics card and the latest entry helps to target the gamers on the shoestring budget. The new GT 1030 is provided at $70 card, which is the primary target of e-Sports gamer or users with 4K home theater setups and it sits at the bottom of 10-series range. It will be completed with the recently launched the RX 550, which is the $80 card to target the same category of gamers.


The card is launched with 2 GB of GDDRS VRAM and it is coupled with clock speed of 1227 MHz and with the maximum of 1468 MHz. This card has 64 bit memory interface with 384 CUDA cores with the bandwidth of 48 GB/s. It has other specs like the transistor count, which are not known now.

Tiny in Every Sense

The card should fit in the most cramped system and it is measured for 4.7 by 6.7 inch. It has the rated power draw of 30w and it is also added with DVI, HDMI 2.0b ports and DisplayPort for monitors. It is supported for Vulkan, OpenGL 4.5 and DX12 with the features like SLI and G-sync. The card has already been released for gamers and the competing solutions are provided from likes of EVGA and Zotac are out.

Targeting an eSport Audience

Both the cards like GT1030 and RX 550 are the target casual or the eSports gamers, who want to have power little more than the DOT 2 or counter strike. It is still recommended to save for bit more and go for RX 460 or Nvidia own GTX 1050 and it is provided cheaply than the make up for their prices. They are in much more use and it should be more serious player in the future. For the movie setups at home, they provide the value, which is substantial.



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