The N520GT-MD1GD3/LP graphics card is utilizing the NVIDIA GeForce GT 520 GPU. Featuring MSI's exclusive Predator in-game video capture function with Afterburner, N520GT-MD1GD3/LP allows gamers access to a free utility that captures all of their classic in-game moments and share them amongst friends. With a single slot and low profile design, the N520GT-MD1GD3/LP works perfectly on smaller mainboards and in slim cases. Supporting DirectX 11 and NVIDIA 3DVision technology, the N520GT-MD1GD3/LP is the perfect choice for HTPC entertainment.
The N520GT-MD1GD3/LP delivers performance in a small package. With a low profile form factor and single slot cooling solution, this card fits to most small form factor cases for HTPC use. The sleek design allows usage in even the slimmest and fashionable of cases, delivering maximum performance with the smallest footprint.
The MSI N520GT-MD1GD3/LP graphics card implements an all-solid capacitor design. Under high load environments over an extended period of time, the aluminum core can still maintain extremely high stability, reducing the uncertainty due to system instability or hardware component failure. This ensures the optimal user experience under mission-critical performance scenarios!
Co-development by MSI and Rivatuner, MSI releases the ultimate graphics card utility "Afterburner". This utility enables all MSI graphics cards users to boost performance and to monitor all kinds of critical information in real-time. Afterburner is a completely free utility which is compatible with almost all MSI graphics cards.
MSI solid capacitor graphic cards
MSI graphics card products utilities high quality solid capacitor. For the gamers and high-end users, this feature not only means that product has better quality components within, but also provide much stronger support while users want to engage in hard-core tuning.
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 will provide an exponential increase in physics processing power and will take gaming to a new level delivering rich, immersive physical gaming environments.
NVIDIA CUDA technology
NVIDIA CUDA technology is the world's only C language environment that enables programmers and developers to write software to solve complex computational problems in a fraction of the 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 already 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 + DVI output
HDMI and DVI are the most comprehensive used interfaces for high definition video display. MSI adopts two interfaces to provide a complete output solution for users to enjoy the HD video such as Blu-ray movie.
HDMI convertible output
Dual-link DVI convertible output supports video/audio signal integration through DVI to HDMI interface, which drivers resolution of a digital display up to 1920 x 1200 or higher.
NVIDIA PureVideo HD technology
Blu-ray and HD DVD movies are bringing a new level of movie-viewing experience; with high-definition image quality far surpassing standard-definition DVDs. NVIDIA PureVideo HD2 technology provides unsurpassed Blu-ray and HD DVD movie picture quality.
Blu-ray and HD DVD support
Both support the specifications of Blu-ray and HD DVD (High Definition DVD). It comes with the GPU and DDRIII superior processing performance in which users can easily enjoy the high-definition video of 1920 x 1080 (1080p/i).
MSI graphics cards offer the 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.
PCI Express 2.0 support
Designed to run perfectly with PCI Express 2.0 bus architecture, offering a future proofing bridge to tomorrow's most bandwidth-hungry games and 3D applications by maximizing the 5 GT/s PCI Express 2.0 bandwidth. PCI Express 2.0 products are fully backwards compatible with existing PCI Express motherboards for broadest support.
HDCP supportProduct Highlights
The HDCP provides a robust, cost-effective and transparent method for transmitting and receiving digital entertainment similar to DVI/HDMI-compliant digital displays. HDCP encrypts the date transmitted between the DVI/HDMI connector on the graphics adapter and the display.
In The Box
- Support real-time video capturing
- Multi-thread supported
- One slot thermal design saves more spaces
- Low profile design perfectly works with slim or smaller system
- Lower temperature and higher efficiency
- Support 3DVision technology to provide immersive 3D gaming and video experience
- MSI N520GT-MD1GD3/LP
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