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Written by David Ramsey   
Tuesday, 05 January 2010
Table of Contents: Page Index
GIGABYTE GeForce GT-240 HDMI Video Card
GIGABYTE GeForce GT240 Features
GIGABYTE GeForce GT240 Closer Look
GV-N240D5-512I Detailed Features
Video Card Testing Methodology
3DMark Vantage GPU Tests
Crysis Warhead Tests
Devil May Cry 4 Benchmark
Far Cry 2 Benchmark
Resident Evil 5 Tests
GIGABYTE GeForce GT240 Temperatures
VGA Power Consumption
GeForce GT240 Final Thoughts
GIGABYTE GV-N240D5-512I Conclusion

GIGABYTE GeForce GT240 Features

  • NVIDIA Unified Architecture
  • NVIDIA CUDA Technology
  • NVIDIA PhysX Technology
  • NVIDIA 3d Vision Support
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Support
  • DirectCompute Support
  • OpenCL Support
  • NVIDIA Lumenex Engine
  • 16X Antialiasing Technology
  • 128-but floating point High Dynamic Range (HDR) Lighting
  • OpenGL 3.2 Optimization and Support
  • Dual-link DVI Support
  • HDMI 1.3a Support
  • NVIDIA PureVideo HD Technology
    • Hardware Decode Acceleration
    • Dynamic Contrast Enhancement and Color Stretch
    • Dual-link HDCP Capable
    • Advanced Spatial-Temporal De-Interlacing
    • High-Quality Scaling
    • Inverse Telecine (3:2 & 2:2 Pulldown Correction)
    • Noise Reduction
    • Edge Enhancement

GV-N240D5-512I Specifications

CUDA Cores 96
Graphics Clock (mHz) 550
Processor Clock (mHz) 1340
Memory Clock (mHz) 1700
Memory Configuration 512M GDDR5
Memory Interface Width 128-bit
Memory Bandwidth 54.4 GB/sec
Maximum Resolution (digital) 2560x1600
Maximum Resolution (VGA) 2048x1536
Display Connectors DVI, VGA, HDMI
Support multiple monitors Yes
Audio input for HDMI Internal
Maximum GPU temperature 105° C
Maximum power draw 69 watts
Minimum system power requirement 300 watts

One interesting thing to note in the specifications table is the "Audio input for HDMI: Internal". Unlike many video cards with a native HDMI port, the GIGABYTE GV-N240D5-512I does not require a separate cable from your audio source.



 

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# Now I'm really confused!Ian D. Samson 2010-06-20 08:27
With the HDMI/VGA/DVI ports on the card, does it contain a TV Tuner that will enable the viewing of television signals on the PC monitor? I have an HDMI cable from the decoder to the PC but so far have not been able to use it. There's a 9600GT card in the PC (8GB RAM, 1TB HDD, Vista Ultimate 64-bit) because I want to do VHS to HD-DVD video editing. I am less than a novice at this, though, while I have 30+ years experience in the PC industry. Thanks.
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# RE: Now I'm really confused!Olin Coles 2010-06-20 08:30
Video cards do not come with TV tuners, as there is a separate market for this product. The HDMI/VGA/DVI ports simply allow the user to connect the computer to a HDTV, HD-monitor, or digital/analog monitor.
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# RE: RE: Now I'm really confused!Ian D. Samson 2010-06-20 08:50
Oh, so I need a separate TV Tuner (presumably PCI-E) in another slot in the main board? Then the 9600GT in the machine already is sufficient?
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# RE: RE: RE: Now I'm really confused!Olin Coles 2010-06-20 17:18
That is correct, either a PCI or PCI-E digital tuner card would be ideal, and the 9600GT you have can help output the video.
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# Gigabyte- GT 240 1 gb display issueThomas Moss 2010-08-20 19:31
Running system into a vivo full ht lcd tv 32inch.. Get a max res 1360 x 768) Can go more using Nvida control panel... max 1838 x 1002.. on both dvi and hdmi... when computer is connenct with vga it scales screen to fit 1920 x 1080.....(recommended display

Hdmi cable 1.3 version
Adapter - dvi to vga

The card HD of Full Defenion.
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