|Price incl. VAT||£31.34 £26.90|
|Price excl. VAT||£22.42|
|Extended warranty + 1 year £2.69 Extended warranty + 1 year||
An inexpensive, low-profile, super quiet, energy-efficient graphics card from the flagship AMD Radeon manufacturer. The card is targeted at users for whom integrated graphics chips included in motherboard chipsets or newer processors simply aren’t enough. Compared to integrated solutions, a dedicated graphics card offers higher performance, more compatible video acceleration and, last but not least, a wider range of connectivity options. It is an ideal choice for home multimedia computers used for work with digital photos, watching HD videos (including 3D Blu-rays) and playing older gaming titles at lower resolutions.
The card comes from the most basic Radeon HD 6000 series, utilising one of its configurations. Its Caicos graphics engine is clocked at 625 MHz and the memory chips are clocked at 1334 MHz, each 512MB in size. Compared to the previous AMD Radeon HD 5450, the new model has twice as many steam processors, which almost doubles its gaming performance. Compared to the strongest Intel HD Graphics 3000 integrated graphics chip, the difference in average performance is up to 20% in the HD 6450’s favour.
The card is equipped with a standard HD 6000 integrated UVD 3.0 video decoder that assists the processor significantly when playing videos. It can accelerate formats such as MPEG-2 (SD and HD), MVC (Multi-View Codec) for 3D Blu-ray, MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 (DivX, XviD), VC-1 and Adobe Flash, commonly used on websites. AMD HD3D technology and HDMI 1.4a enable 3D image output when watching 3D Blu-ray movies and 3D gaming, with HDMI 1.4a capable of carrying 7.1ch Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio at the same time.
AMD Radeon HD 6450 (Caicos)
Number of stream processors: 160
Manufacturing technology: 40 nm
Capacity: 1024 MB
Engine clock: 625 MHz
Shaders: 625 MHz
Memory: 1334 MHz
PCI Express 2.0 x16
1x Dual-link DVI
1x HDMI 1.4a
1 x D-sub (VGA)
DVI: 2560 x 1600
HDMI: 1920 x 1200
D-sub: 2048 x 1600
146 x 24 x 94 mm
Microsoft DirectX 11
Shader Model 5.0
Open GL 4.1
AMD App Acceleration
DTS-HD Master Audio
Unified Video Decoder 3 (UVD 3)
Minimum recommended power supply: 400 W
Idle: 9 W
Under load: 18 W
CD with drivers and utilities
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