NVIDIA’s next release is widely believed to be the GeForce GTS 450, on September 13th, based on GF106. Fudzilla reports that NVIDIA is preparing a further derivative GT 430. Interestingly, they also mention a GT 450. Whether this is different from the GTS 450, a new nomenclature, or simply a typo remains to be seen. The GT 430 is most likely to be based on GF108, targeted at the <$100 market.

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NVIDIA’s next release is widely believed to be the GeForce GTS 450, on September 13th, based on GF106. Fudzilla reports that NVIDIA is preparing a further derivative GT 430. Interestingly, they also mention a GT 450. Whether this is different from the GTS 450, a new nomenclature, or simply a typo remains to be seen. The GT 430 is most likely to be based on GF108, targeted at the <$100 market.

The core clock is 700 MHz. We would expect a 1400 MHz shader clock, though the number shaders is unknown. 96 SP is a number that has been rumoured in the past for GF108. The memory interface is 128-bit, and the memory runs at 900 MHz. Whether this is GDDR3 or GDDR5 is not mentioned.

The chip size is mentioned as 29x29mm, which equates to 841 mm2 and is surely erroneous. Perhaps this is the size of the entire die package rather than just the chip. GF108 has previously been estimated at 130 mm2.

NVIDIA has several cards rumoured to be in the pipeline – a 512 SP GF100, fully enabled GF104, dual GF104, two GF106 variants and finally GF108. If and when they will release remains to be seen. The GT 430 could be the next release after the GTS 450, in which case we could expect it in the October-November release timeframe.

Reference: Fudzilla