Asus GeForce GTS 450 TOP 1GB GDDR5 PCIe ENGTS450-DirectCU TOP/DI/1GD5
Runs cool and silent.
Relatively low power consumption for the performance.
Native fullsize HDMI output.
Support for DirectX 11.
Support for NVIDIA 3D Vision Surround.
Support for CUDA, PhysX and 3D Vision
Power consumption is a bit high on load.
Not ideal for FullHD or higher resolutions.
Consumes more power under load than HD5770 and comparable EVGA GTS 450 FTW.
Increased GPU voltage.
Small performance upgrade over GTS 250.
Fan not as quiet as it could be.
Possible clearance issues near DIMM slots.
DirectX 11 relevance very limited at this time.
By HardwareZone.com on January 15, 2011
Where performance is concerned, the ASUS ENGTS450 DirectCU TOP is definitely no slouch. As our benchmarks show, it was a match for some of the quickest GeForce GTS 450 cards we’ve tested, which was just as we had anticipated seeing that they all...85
By MadShrimps on November 08, 2010
When NVIDIA released the Geforce GTS 450 there were already a lot of factory overclocked models announced from different launch partners, the Asus Geforce GTS 450 DirectCU TOP version comes with a GPU overclock that's the absolute minimum to get the...-
By TechTree on November 05, 2010
You must be thinking all these great features must come at a steep price. Also, Asus hasn't had a very good track record when it comes to pricing. But like I said before, this time the crazy fog has lifted, as they've priced it at an MRP of Rs....90
By PC Advisor on October 27, 2010
This nVidia GeForce GTS450 is factory-overclocked and well-cooled, making for a decent mid-range graphics card. Has nVidia re-learnt the art of providing a sufficiently good mainstream card and returned to the segment in force? Deposing the...90
By PCWorld India on October 27, 2010
This Nvidia GeForce GTS450 is factory-overclocked and well-cooled, making for a decent mid-range graphics card. Has Nvidia re-learnt the art of providing a sufficiently good mainstream card and returned to the segment in force? Deposing the...87
By InsideHW on October 06, 2010
Filling up product range gaps used to be NVIDIA’s specialty. Almost as a rule, as soon as the strongest models from a new generation have surfaced on the market, users with pockets more shallow were offered a solution characterised by an excellent...-
By Benchmark Reviews on October 03, 2010
The ASUS ENGTS450 DirectCU TOP performed admirably in all of the benchmarks we threw at it. In most tests, it managed to pull ahead of the more expensive HD5770 and held its own against the comparably-clocked EVGA GTS 450 FTW. As I pointed out...94
By Bit-tech.net on September 22, 2010
On its own, the gains from overclocking a GTS 450 - especially the extremely overclockable Asus Top card - are quite impressive. The standard overclock of the Asus Top makes it quite a bit faster than a standard GTS 450, and the extra frequency that...-
By Neoseeker on September 20, 2010
What ASUS has done with the ENGTS450 DirectCU TOP graphics card is take the reference design of the GTS 450 and improved upon it in just about every way possible. The most noticeable improvement to the ENGTS450 TOP model has got to be the 18% factory...-
By Pureoverclock on September 13, 2010
Nvidia really made a splash with the GeForce GTX 460 not long ago, and it seems they've continued that trend here with the GTS 450 in the mainstream market segment. Nvidia has stated the target competition is the Radeon 5750 and from what we've...-