ASUS Launches ENGTS450 DIRECTCU Series Graphics Cards in India For Gaming Enthusiasts

ASUS today announced the addition of latest addition to its Fermi series of blazing Speed high-performance DirectX 11 graphics cards, the ASUS ENGTS450 DIRECTCU Series Graphics Card. Powered by the NVIDIA GeForce GTS450 graphics processor, the ASUS-designed PCI Express 2.0 card is a gamers’ dream come true.

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Equipped with a better cooler and more advanced hardware and software, the ASUS ENGTS450 DirectCU Series is definitely an upgrade worth investing in.

Powered by DirectCU thermal technology, the new ASUS ENGTS450 DirectCU Graphics Card performs 20% cooler and 35% quieter, and overclocks full throttle to 50% faster than reference via Voltage Tweak.

The ASUS ENGTS450 DirectCU Graphics Card uses top quality components that ensures that the ENGTS450 DirectCU Series stays stable during overclocking and durable for long-term use.

In addition, the self-designed ENGTS450 DirectCU TOP graphics card is certified to deliver 118% the performance of reference GTS450 graphics cards.

Equipped with a better cooler and more advanced hardware and software, the ASUS ENGTS450 DirectCU Series Graphics Card is definitely an upgrade worth investing in.

The ASUS ENGTS450 DIRECTCU TOP/DI/1GD5 Graphics Card is TOP-selected and overclocked to perform at 925MHz, 118% the performance of reference GTS450 graphics cards.

The ASUS DirectCU thermal technology: The precision mounted twin DirectCU 8mm copper heatpipes are in direct contact with the GPU — creating faster heat dissipation and achieving 20% cooler performance and 35% quieter operation at 21dB (idle mode) — barely audible, even in a quiet room.

ASUS Voltage Tweak technology allows the ASUS ENGTS450 DIRECTCU Series graphics card to overclock full throttle to 50% faster than reference.

More impressively still, the bundled ASUS Smart Doctor utility that is able to alter the GPU voltage without the need to adjust BIOS settings, or even reboot the PC allowing gamers to achieve higher frame rates on-demand and without interrupting the on-screen action.

The ASUS ENGTS450 DirectCU Graphics Card levels up overclocking stability with the unique POSCAP to reduce power noise effectively. Unlike the others with 3-phase, it advances to 4-phase power to provide higher current flow and more stable voltage during tweaking.

The ASUS ENGTS450 DirectCU Graphics Card  also features exclusive PCB stiffener and GPU Guard that provide extra strong hold to enhance shockproof performance and prevent bending and cracking. In addition, the in-built Fuse Protection and EMI shield deliver risk-free graphics performance.

The ASUS ENGTS450 DirectCU Graphics Card also comes bundled with software from AIWI (www.aiwi.com.tw) that enables an iPhone and iPod touch to be used as a wireless keyboard and mouse.

The AIWI also turns an iPhone or iPod touch into a wireless motion controller for compatible PC games, adding a whole new level of physical fun to sports simulation and driving titles.

Speaking about the launch, Mr. Vinay Shetty, Country Manager – Components Business, ASUS India, said “The ENGTS450 DIRECTCU TOP/DI/1GD5 card is designed to provide optimal Overclocking performance and multimedia entertainment. It is certified to overclock to 118% the performance of reference GTS450 graphics cards. This VGA reinforces ASUS’ innovation for superb Overclocking performance.”

Model ENGTS450 DIRECTCU TOP/DI/1GD5 – Key Specifications

  • NVIDIA GeForce GTS450 Graphics Engine
  • PCI Express 2.0 Slot
  • 1GB DDR5 Video Memory
  • 925 MHz Engine Clock
  • Memory Clock – 4000 MHz (1000 MHz GDDR5)
  • CUDA Core – 192
  • DVI Max. Resolution – 2560 x 1600
  • D-Sub Max Resolution – 2048 x 1536
  • D-Sub Output
  • DVI Output
  • HDMI Output, HDCP Compliant

Model ENGTS450 DIRECTCU/DI/1GD5 – Key Specifications

  • NVIDIA GeForce GTS450 Graphic Engine
  • PCI Express 2.0 Slot
  • 1GB DDR5 Video Memory
  • 783 MHz Engine Clock
  • Memory Clock – 3608 MHz (902 MHz GDDR5)
  • CUDA Core – 192
  • DVI Max. Resolution – 2560 x 1600
  • D-Sub Max Resolution – 2048 x 1536
  • D-Sub Output
  • DVI Output
  • HDMI Output, HDCP Compliant

Price and Availability

The new ASUS ENGTS450 DirectCU Graphics Card is already available from authorized ASUS resellers but ASUS has not revealed its prices.