The EVGA GeForce GT 240 SuperClocked graphics card features overclocked GDDR5 memory, with twice the bandwidth of GDDR3 for blazing fast performance at a mainstream price point. With a native HDMI port on-board, the GT 240 offers the flexibility to connect both audio and video, via one cable, to any HDMI enabled monitor. Is this card right for you? Read on to find out!
Two weeks ago NVIDIA released the GeForce GT 240 graphics card to help fill in the gap in pricing and performance between the GeForce GT 220 and GeForce GT 250 graphics cards. The GeForce GT 240 is nothing new in terms of features and performance, but the chip that powers it is made using the latest 40nm manufacturing process at TSMC. The GeForce GT 240 is aimed at the entry level discrete graphics card market at the fiercely competitive $99 price point. Taking a look at some of the key specifications over the past few generations of NVIDIA graphics cards you can see that the EVGA GeForce GT 240 SuperClocked should be slightly faster than the GeForce 9600 GT since it has more shader units (stream processors), but slightly slower than the GeForce 9800 GT as it has fewer shader units. When it comes to memory bandwidth the GT 240 has just a 128-bit bus, but as you can see the faster GDDR5 memory ICs make up for the narrow bus and the memory bandwidth is nearly identical to the GeForce 9600 GT and 9800 GT video cards.