The GT 640 2048MB DDR3 Graphics Card (900 MHz Core Clock Speed) from MSI is a graphics display card based on the GeForce GT 640 graphics processor. It boasts 2048MB of DDR3 memory and its HDMI functionality provides access to premium digital content. Furthermore, it enables gaming enthusiasts to seamlessly connect to their LCD monitor to bring the ultimate multimedia experience. The GT 640 Graphics Card comes with Afterburner, a completely free utility that enables you to boost performance and monitor all kinds of critical information in real-time.
The graphics card supports NVIDIA 3D Vision technology, which provides an amazing 3D gaming experience for popular games and applications, allowing you to dominate the competition in a fully immersive and highly realistic environment. Dual-link DVI convertible output supports video/audio signal integration through DVI to HDMI interface, which drives the resolution of a digital display up to 1920 x 1200 or higher. The graphics card supports NVIDIA CUDA technology that provides a C-language environment, which enables programmers and developers to write software to solve complex computational problems in a fraction of time by tapping into the many-core parallel processing power of GPUs. Additionally, the graphics card also features NVIDIA PureVideo HD technology.
GPU Overvoltage Support
The graphics card supports the GPU overvoltage function by Afterburner. It unleashes the overclocking potential of a graphics card.
Propeller Blade Technology
This technology produces 20% more airflow than the traditional fan design. It increases dissipation area reducing operating temperatures.
PCIe Gen 3 Standard
This advanced manufacturing technology reduces operating temperatures and improves performance. When combined with the latest connectivity standard, it delivers a staggering bandwidth of 32 GBps with compatible CPUs and motherboards. This means it provides a better gaming experience for gamers.
Afterburner is a completely free utility that enables you to boost performance and monitor all kinds of critical information in real-time. It supports the GPU overvoltage function, in-game video recording and wireless control by Android/iOS hand-held devices. It also supports built-in DX11 effect test.
MSI Solid Capacitor Graphics Cards
It is perfect for gamers and high-end users as it has better quality components within. It also provides strong support for users who want to engage in hard-core tuning. Solid capacitors have a 10-year ultra-long lifetime (under full load). They provide lower temperature with higher power efficiency. Moreover, with extreme low ESRs, they deliver higher stability.
HDMI + DVI Output
HDMI and DVI are the most comprehensively used interfaces for HD video display. MSI adopts two interfaces to provide a complete output solution for you to enjoy HD videos such as a Blu-ray movies.
The graphics card offers HDMI functionality to provide access to premium digital content. HDMI enables gaming enthusiasts to seamlessly connect to their LCD monitor to bring the ultimate multimedia experience.
Only one HDMI cable is required while streaming audio/video data to flat-panel display devices, such as plasma/LCD TVs or projectors.
Blu-ray and HD DVD Support
This card supports the specifications of Blu-ray and HD DVD. It features contemporary GPU and memory that deliver superior processing performance and allow you to easily enjoy HD videos at a resolution of 1920 x 1080 (1080 p/i).
NVIDIA 3D Vision Technology
NVIDIA 3D Vision technology is a combination of Graphics Processor Units (GPU), specialized 3D glasses, software and certified displays and projectors that deliver an immersive 3D experience on your PC or workstation.
NVIDIA CUDA Technology
NVIDIA CUDA technology provides a C-language environment that enables programmers and developers to write software to solve complex computational problems in a fraction of time by tapping into the many-core parallel processing power of GPUs. With millions of CUDA-capable GPUs already deployed, thousands of software programmers are using the free CUDA software tools to accelerate applications from video and audio encoding to oil and gas exploration, product design, medical imaging and scientific research.
HDMI Convertible Output
Dual-link DVI convertible output supports video/audio signal integration through DVI to HDMI interface, which drives the resolution of a digital display up to 1920 x 1200 or higher.
NVIDIA PureVideo HD Technology
Blu-ray and HD DVD movies are bringing enhanced levels of movie-viewing experience with HD image quality far surpassing standard definition DVDs. NVIDIA PureVideo HD2 technology provides unsurpassed Blu-ray and HD DVD movie picture quality.
PhysX is designed specifically for hardware acceleration by powerful processors with hundreds of cores. Combined with the tremendous parallel processing capability of the GPU, PhysX provides an exponential increase in physics processing power. It takes gaming to a new level, delivering rich, immersive physical gaming environments with features such as: - Explosions that cause dust and collateral debris - Characters with complex, joint geometries for more life-like motion and interaction - Spectacular weapons with incredible effects - Cloth that drapes and tears naturally - Dense smoke and fog that blow around objects in motion
Bundle MSI-Developed Driver and Utilities
MSI Live Update Series (Live Graphics Card BIOS and Live Graphics Card Driver): - Automatic online downloads and updates of graphics card BIOS and drivers. This eliminates the risk of downloading the wrong files and website search. MSI Graphics Card Driver MSI StarOSD: -StarOSD monitors system information, adjusts monitor figuration and overclocks the system. MSI Dual Core Center MSI Live: -MSI Live includes all real-time life information you need, such as Live MSI Product News, Live Daily Information, Live Personal Schedule Manager, Live Search and more. Adobe Acrobat Reader Microsoft DirectX Norton Internet Security 2008 60 Days Trial: -Blocks online identity theft by phishing websites -Detects and eliminates spyware -Removes viruses and Internet worms automatically -Protects against hackers
Meets RoHS Regulations
The graphics card conforms to EU's RoHS regulations, reducing heavy metals and toxic materials in the products.
To install the VGA card, your computer system needs to meet the following requirements: PCIe or PCIe 2.0-compliant motherboard with one dual-width x16 graphics slot Minimum 200 MB of available hard disk space Minimum 1 GB system memory is required (2 GB recommended) Minimum 300 W or greater system power supply (with a minimum 12 V current rating of 18 A recommended) CD-ROM/DVD-ROM for driver installation
6.73 x 4.53 x 1.46" (17.09 x 11.51 x 3.71 cm) dual fan version